Humanity’s search for afterlife has continued over the centuries. After interviewing my dear friend Mari about her near death experience, I became very interested in the phenomenon of Near Death Experiences (NDEs). Regardless of whether one believes in the explanations
Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Rediger on “Cured: Strengthen Your Immune System and Heal Your Life”.
I am super excited to present readers with my interview with Dr. Jeffrey Rediger about his best selling book, “Cured: Strengthen Your Immune System and Heal Your Life”. I found the book intriguing as Dr. Rediger discussed his journey of initial
Interview with Tara Krebbs: Marked By COVID
Multitudes of people are experiencing losses and grief in this pandemic. According to John Hopkins University School of Medicine COVID Resource Center, 5,904,723 deaths occurred worldwide related to COVID-19 as of 2/22/2022. Grief and loss, the most painful and gut-
Drawing from Deep Inner Fortitude: The Finnish Power of Sisu in the Pandemic
Flag of Finland pexels.org: Baptiste Valthier (free image) I am very excited and delighted to present my interview with Emilia Elisabet Lahti, the Finnish wonder woman, who shared her experiences on sisu. Ms. Lahti is a doctoral candidate in
INTERVIEW WITH FOUR ARROWS: THE INDIGENOUS WORLD VIEW AND SUSTAINABILITY
I first saw Dr. Don “Four Arrows” (Wahinkpe Topa) Jacobs’s presentation in the Spirit of Humanity forum where he talked about the dominant world view and the indigenous world view. Dr. Don “Four Arrows” Jacobs, Ph.D., Ed.D is a visionary
Power and Love of Creativity in Navigating In-Between Places
As a psychotherapist, I work with many people who are suspended in -between places. People often embark on the journey of psychotherapy due to rapidly changing external environments in their lives ( e.g. illness, loss of job, or loved
Dr. Fiona Starr and Dr. Michael Solomon present an excellent talk on guidelines to foster resiliency. They humorously referred to the guidelines to foster resiliency as “shit manifesto”, which is managing life when shit happens. Shit refers to events which
THE ART AND PRACTICE OF PLOK IN THE PANDEMIC.
Multiple events are happening in the world. Many things are outside our control. However, the practice of PLOK is in our control and may lead to some sense of calmness and peace for periods of time in a turbulent pandemic.
Faith on the Frontlines: Crises in Bondo, Kenya
“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Bible, Hebrews 11:1) Faith often gets tested when personal will or plans do not match Divine Will. Faith on the frontlines often occur when
Interview with Reverend Nancy Brink : Agape Love and Voices of Silence
I have written about agape love : all embracing, unconditional and loving. However, this blog has not covered voices of silence from marginalized communities when it comes to agape love. I am referring to people who receive messages that they