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Archive for the ‘Meditations & Affirmations’ Category

Dec
2011
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The beautiful surrender: I bow to you

The beautiful surrender: I bow to you

Unhappy childhood experiences with bowing comes full circle as a lawyer of Chinese descent feels pure love GUEST COLUMN: DANIEL D. WOO — Growing up, I was taught to bow and prostrate myself to my ancestors and certain relatives. An uncle required that his hand be kissed while I was in a kneeling position. Some ...
Jul
2011
3
Carmaggedon: When you're stuck in apocalyptic traffic

Carmaggedon: When you’re stuck in apocalyptic traffic

Lessons learned from L.A., Johannesburg, Sao Paolo and other metros where road rage is a danger to your body — and soul BY RICK LEED — When stuck in your car in painful, frustrating, unimaginable traffic, already late for an appointment, who hasn’t felt like a Looney Tunes cartoon character, with steam coming out of ...
Jul
2011
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Meditation Lite - Learning not to

Meditation Lite – Learning not to “go there”

Meditation doesn’t require much time — you can do it while you’re thinking DAVID RICKEY: I know it doesn’t come as a surprise to say that Meditation is important for spiritual growth. Ken Wilbur claims that it is the quickest way to advance spiritual evolution. But it might come as a surprise that I don’t ...
Jun
2011
3
Exclusive book excerpt: Tony Samara's

Exclusive book excerpt: Tony Samara’s “Deeper than Words”

Tony Samara is one of the most profound new spiritual teachers in Europe. As a favor to Soul’s Code, he gave us this advanced excerpt of his new book BY TONY SAMARA — Meditation is not just a repetition of your characteristics that you put into practice in everyday motion and life. Meditation is being a ...
May
2011
27
Haiti up-close and personal

Haiti up-close and personal

Haiti advocate Sean Penn will send Charlie Sheen to help raise spirits; We sent an Episcopal priest and psychotherapist BY DAVID RICKEY – Haiti is a fascinating place in its own right, but for me it serves as a kind of microcosm of issues that are evolving around the planet. I just returned from my ...
May
2011
24
Guided meditation: Resting into yourself

Guided meditation: Resting into yourself

Soul’s Code exclusive: One of today’s leading spiritual teachers shares her prescription for feeling great A companion piece to Pamela Wilson’s first column for Soul’s Code, Age of Sorrow, Age of Wakefulness, this meditation invites you into restorative rest and gratitude for every granule of your being. Invite someone...
May
2011
20
Transcend any fear: A Soul's Code exclusive

Transcend any fear: A Soul’s Code exclusive

Author Tony Samara insists that anyone, anywhere, anytime – in a cancer hospice, or on Afghan battlefields – can be in bliss. A new excerpt from his book, From the Heart. BY TONY SAMARA — Whether your suffering is a low-grade depression or a paralyzing fear, you can rise above it. From the Heart is a collection ...
Apr
2011
27
Bumper sticker wisdom

Bumper sticker wisdom

Hey gurus and motivators: Let’s take a page from Twitter and T-shirts. Why all the complex philosophies? BY VAISHALI – Ever notice how so many of the bumper sticker messages out there are simple yet profound? I saw a great one recently that said Life is the Classroom. Love is the Lesson. That pretty much says ...
Apr
2011
8
How I healed a dozen years of chronic back pain

How I healed a dozen years of chronic back pain

No pain-killers, no chiropractors — pure mind over matter. BY DANIEL D. WOO — Less than a year after practicing daily meditation and mindfulness practices, my chronic long-term back pain disappeared.  Who knew that physical pain could be exhaled in one breath? Beginning in 1991, I had chronic back pain and periodical acute disabling back...
Mar
2011
23
Life is a Terminal Illness

Life is a Terminal Illness

In Japan, a death toll approaching 10,000; tens of thousands of fatal US car crashes every year; more than 100 million babies born in the world every year BY DAVID RICKEY — A snippet of one of Dylan Thomas‘s great poems has been popping into my mind a fair amount recently: The force that through the ...