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Archive for the ‘Rites & Sacred Traditions’ Category

Jul
2011
18
What is Ibogaine, and why does Charlie Sheen's ex want to do it?

What is Ibogaine, and why does Charlie Sheen’s ex want to do it?

A hallucinogen long used in shamanic and spiritual practices, Ibogaine is a non-pharma prescription for addiction BY SOUL’S CODE — Brooke Mueller is the ex-wife of Charlie Sheen who called 911 a couple of Christmas holidays ago in Aspen claiming that the Two and a Half Men star he was threatening her with a knife ...
Jun
2011
24
The lesson of James Arthur Ray's guilty verdict in the Sedona sweat-lodge deaths

The lesson of James Arthur Ray’s guilty verdict in the Sedona sweat-lodge deaths

We’ve criticized Ray and the franchise that made him famous, The Secret. A Soul’s Code practitioner urges us to extend compassion to both the victims and the convicted guru GUEST COLUMN: CARI LA GRANGE MURPHY — The topics of spiritual authenticity, accountability, compassion, and soul growth are all weighing on my heart, mind and...
May
2011
29
The shaman origin of your spa's sauna

The shaman origin of your spa’s sauna

The sauna is a Finnish, warlock thing. To prove it, I skinny-dipped through a hole in the ice of Lake Superior BY PAUL KAIHLA — I spent the afternoon breaking trail through the great boreal forest on the north shore of Lake Superior on cross-country skis made of hickory with my host, Olli. We had ...
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...
Feb
2011
1
Peak experience: Why I look up to feel grounded

Peak experience: Why I look up to feel grounded

In the words of Nelly Furtado, I’m like a bird. It took an aboriginal healer to tell me why it’s perfectly okay to fly. BY MICHELLE MORRA-CARLISLE – Being corralled like cattle in a crowded subway underground, I always wonder where everyone is going. And my own destination was a mystery to them, one gray slushy ...
Dec
2010
22
Humbug to Dickens

Humbug to Dickens

Multiple divorces don’t doom everyone to Britneyhood. At Christmas time broken homes, too, can be merry. BY MICHELLE MORRA-CARLISLE – I wonder how many people feel cheated every Christmas because there is no fluffy snow outside, no cozy fireplace and no Tiny Tim. I must confess that I was down on my own family for years. ...
Dec
2010
17
The Truth is in the Music

The Truth is in the Music

If the story of Christmas Eve feels like a myth, it is — a very truthful and divine one. DAVID RICKEY — As I approach Christmas, I find myself asking the question normally reserved for Passover: Why is this night different from all other nights? What is it about the sacred Christmas story that so engages ...
Dec
2010
1
Santa Claus: International man of mystery

Santa Claus: International man of mystery

SPIRITUAL IQ QUIZ — He’s big. He’s hairy. He’s said to tear through the night sky accompanied by magical reindeer. Santa Claus makes a truly weird symbol of conspicuous consumption. Maybe that’s because he’s a figure whose spiritual roots sit deeper than today’s commercial culture. Santa as we know him today symbolizes holiday cheer,...
Nov
2010
28
The secret spiritual life of football

The secret spiritual life of football

THE WEEKLY SOUL'S CODE SPIRITUAL IQ ...
Nov
2010
6

“Rule the hearts of thy servants and the President of the United States”

On this First Day of Advent, The Great Litany has a new ring under an Obama presidency That it may please thee so to rule the hearts of thy servants, the President of the United States, and all others in authority, that they may do justice, and love mercy, and walk in the ways of truth. ...