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Archive for September, 2008

Sep
2008
29
How to make love work: Ban the word

How to make love work: Ban the word “relationship”

What is it like to be in a relationship with an enlightened being? Here is what Eckhart Tolle’s intimate partner, Kim Eng, tells people who always ask BY PAUL KAIHLA — Eng answered that question as she conducted a Q&A with her spiritually-famous lover about the lessons of their relationship. The dialogue is startling for ...
Sep
2008
27
PHOTO CONTEST winners appear in new slideshow,

PHOTO CONTEST winners appear in new slideshow, “Meditation Junkies”

A dude doing a headstand in Times Square and a woman striking a tree pose in the ocean. Meet our meditation junkies! For the latest Soul’s Code photo contest we asked readers to submit photos of themselves doing their spiritual thing — yoga, pilates, meditation, whatever — anywhere but where we’d expect to typically see ...
Sep
2008
26

E-MAIL INSPIRATION: The Obama-Palin paradox

This week’s hottest viral email uses Sarah Palin’s resume to ridicule Republican attack lines In the section of Soul’s Code called Email Inspirations — look way up, and in the middle of the navigation bar that runs across our banner — we curate viral emails that people are forwarding to friends and family around the ...
Sep
2008
24

Letter from Galveston: Coping with loss after hurricane Ike

A small business owner writes about returning after the storm BY SKIP MARTIN — After weaving my way through the maze of road blocks and debris that is Galveston County post-Ike, I finally made it to the Galveston Police checkpoint.  It was more than a week before residents would be allowed to return permanently — just two ...
Sep
2008
20
A peak experience in a roofless world

A peak experience in a roofless world

An astrologer who is also an expert in astronomy wrote a meditation after sleeping outside his California home many nights to seek relief from Indian Summer temperatures “It started out as an escape from the stuffiness and heat in our solar-cooked house,” says the author. “Then it became more like a vision quest.” BY HUNTER...
Sep
2008
18

Don’t fall for the monkey trap

An excerpt from Vaishali’s upcoming book, Wisdom Rising, one woman’s manual for reinvention and realization PART 1 of 2 — In Taiwan there is a device known as a Taiwanese monkey trap. It is a simple box made of open wooden slats. A banana is placed inside the box, and it is clearly visibly through ...
Sep
2008
17

The art of how to not take everything so personally

In her upcoming book, Wisdom Rising, Vaishali reveals how the things that happen *to* you are not really *about* You ADVANCE EXCERPT: PART 2 of 2 — Vedic psychology says you do not have to take their word for it, you can prove it to yourself. Just ask yourself, “like air, fire and water, were ...
Sep
2008
9
Living in fear: Being raised by a mentally ill mom was like walking on eggshells

Living in fear: Being raised by a mentally ill mom was like walking on eggshells

Part 1 of 4: It was when her voice was devoid of emotion that I feared her the most BY SUEANN JACKSON-LAND — I didn’t know when it started. I still don’t, and probably never will know. My mother changed. Around other people she was cheery, always a bubbly personality. Being the offspring of a ...
Sep
2008
9
Living in fear: Recovery, redemption and realization

Living in fear: Recovery, redemption and realization

Part 4 of 4: My father jokes that I have a league of guardian angels BY SUEANN JACKSON-LAND — There is, of course, a much more to my story than what I recounted in the first three parts of the Living in fear series published here. It’s taken me 43 years, four months and 16 ...
Sep
2008
3
A book that changed my life: Eckhart Tolle's latest

A book that changed my life: Eckhart Tolle’s latest

How I rediscovered myself through Tolle’s A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose BY RAQUEL TAVARES — I recently told my mother that I was tired of all those “self-help” books. Then, shortly after, I bought one again — this time, Eckhart Tolle‘s A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose. All this...