ISSN 1538-1080

Tag: Volume 3, Number 3

The Science of World Peace: Research Shows Meditation is Effective

Over the last 30 years I have participated in creating a body of over 600 scientific studies, which collectively demonstrate that we now possess a powerful technology to create world peace. As a scientist, what I know is that 9/11 could have been prevented, the war with Iraq could have been averted, and that we

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Love and Death: The Relationship between Altered-State Sex and Near-Death Experiences

Sex, in the absence of psychotropic drugs or esoteric or meditational techniques designed to bring about altered states of consciousness, can trigger a wide variety of altered states, most of which resemble those considered in various traditions to be signs of spiritual attainment. Kundalini, out-of-body experiences, telepathy, and various experiences of the Light, including unio

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IJHC Book Reviews, September 2003

-Catherine Ingram. Passionate Presence: Experiencing the Seven Qualities of Awakened Awareness-Eckhart Tolle. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment-Kenneth Cohen. Honoring the Medicine: The Essential Guide to Native American Healing-Minding the Body: Clinical Uses of Somatic AwarenessDonald Bakal-Susan Chernak McElroy. Animals as Guides for the Soul-Kathleen R. Wren and Carol L. Norred. Real

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Collective Consciousness: The Journey IS the Destination

While faith can help us to develop and deepen our sense of spirituality, it may also hinder us from finding our own, personal beliefs and spirituality. At its worst, it may also lead to conflicts between people of differing faiths. Therefore, understanding how faith develops is of vital importance at this time when there are

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Energy Work as an Adjunct to Radiation Therapy

Healing can prevent side effects of radiotherapy In the last year I have had the privilege of meeting healers from all over the country. Some of them have shared tales of their most profound healing experiences with me. My friend David recently shared a story that shows how intent and belief can turn even a

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Healing with Food – Intentionality in Cooking

Food carries an emotional charge which affects its flavor in a subtle way. I found that out more than forty years ago I got involved in a dietary system known as macrobiotics, started by George Ohsawa. One of its tenets, derived from Japanese Zen monastery cooking, was that the intention of the cook changes the

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Walking the Long Path: The Art of Genuine Reiki Practice

Learning Reiki should be more than a weekend course of study Throughout humankinds history of healing therapies, such as Theraputic Touch, and their often-attendant Eastern mystical practices, such as reiki, charismatic individuals have contributed to the path of healers development. Mikao Usui wrote a manual of his teachings on reiki in 1920. In April of

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Being Here, (here) being

being hereIt is the same yellow and orange and red that surrounded me when I was fourteen and pissed off at my own mom for making me wipe table after table, so I guess I shouldn’t blame her for her smart-ass attitude.

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Forgive Me 

Death surrounds me, Sixteen entities within a room, Clothed in blue and white garments, It is not heaven that they experience, but instead the cold steel of the blade, I feel guilt, guilt having been lost over time. A question arises, Will they forgive me?

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