Health and Wellness Blogs


My friend Beth went to the museum to look at the Egyptian collection, particularly the mummies.  She learned that in the mummification process the minor organs were removed, including the brain, while the heart was left intact in the body.  The brain was not preserved, but other organs were stored separately in canopic jars.  Beth’s response: “ I see.  If you want to live for thousands of years, you need to keep your heart intact, but you don’t need your brain.”  So, she hit on something at the core (or heart) of the matter.&n Read more »

Why Obama Can't Stand Up to the Right -- What His Face Reveals

        When President Obama was running for office my students and numerous friends asked me about his morphology (the form of his face i.e. face reading). I said he was a nervous temperament, primarily, and was extremely articulate and well spoken. Being very intelligent, more of an academic, scholarly type, he favors reasonable conversations with sensible men and women to reach a compromise or a common ground. Read more »

Understanding the 10 Cosmic Laws: Bringing Order into Our Lives (Laws 6- 10)

The overarching theme of existence, exemplified now in particular, and human history in general, is murder.  Murder is the active taking of life with intent to gain power and control over others.  It provides an outlet for the human game of domination-subjugation/master-slave that are subsumed under the dark current of the Will to Power. In the Western spiritual tradition, we contract with God to perpetuate life for ourselves and for each other. We are never meant to actively pursue the extinction of our own life or of any else’s. Read more »

Healthcare vs Medical Care

The modern medical system has suddenly co-opted two terms that have not been part of its lexicon until now. These are: heal and healthcare.  Healing refers to coming into wholeness, and includes health and holiness. These four terms are derived from the same etymological root “kailo”, making them organically connected to each other. In the medical model there is never an inclusion of holiness as a factor within medical treatment. Instead, “cure” is commonly used to describe overcoming an ailment. Read more »

The Skeptics Stumbling Block: The Truth of Subjective Reality

     The difficulty with the skeptical  world is that it is exclusionary, driven by a materialist philosophy based on this foundational principle:  Only tangible physicality, perceptible to sensory awareness- driven by logic- in the quantitative reality that is measurable, calculable, and quantifiable is real. Read more »

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