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By Bardor Tulku Rinpoche.
Ignorance is that which impedes the recognition of the mind’s nature.
Our minds possess innate qualities of wisdom, which is that faculty of the mind that makes liberation and omniscience possible. For …

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Honey – A Miracle Wound Healer
Tue, 11/05/10 – 10:11 | 4 Comments
Honey – A Miracle Wound Healer

With standard techniques exhausted for a diabetic patient who had ulcers covering his foot, Dr. Jennifer Eddy, a physician and professor of family medicine at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, turned to honey.
Long-forgotten, …

Lightly Lavender Cutting Board Spray
Sun, 9/05/10 – 15:06 | 2 Comments
Lightly Lavender Cutting Board Spray

As an essential
Commercial disinfectants can cause superbug overgrowth to happen, just as happens with antibiotics. Reality Check: Lavender is expensive ($10 for .5 ounce), but a little goes a long way. It takes me …

Hallelujah — Video
Sun, 9/05/10 – 4:31 | Comments Off on Hallelujah — Video
Hallelujah — Video

This song gives me chills every time I listen to it – it connects on a deeply soulful level. I love it so on my wall! Jeff Buckley’s voice is heart-wrenching.
— Lily

Tracy’s Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution — Video
Fri, 7/05/10 – 3:27 | Comments Off on Tracy’s Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution — Video
Tracy’s Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution — Video

Tracy Chapman, you are a goddess. The lyrics to her song “Revolution” are timeless, and yet always seem perfect. “Finally the tables are starting to turn, they’re talking about a revolution (and it sounds …

As I Walk in Beauty…
Fri, 7/05/10 – 2:05 | Comments Off on As I Walk in Beauty…
As I Walk in Beauty…

As I walk, as I walk
The universe is walking with me
In beauty it walks before me
In beauty it walks behind me
In beauty it walks below me
In beauty it walks above me
Beauty is on every side
As …

Beach Sculpture
Thu, 6/05/10 – 7:32 | Comments Off on Beach Sculpture
Beach Sculpture

This is the way to do the eco-revolution: this is a beach sculpture of washed-up trash and debris from the ocean. Someone took the time to make something beautiful out of the waste – …

DIY Reflexology for Your Adrenal Glands
Wed, 5/05/10 – 12:55 | One Comment
DIY Reflexology for Your Adrenal Glands

Adapted from The Reflexology Atlas, Bernard C. Kolster, M.D. and Astrid Waskowiak, M.D. (Healing Arts Press, 2003).
Between everything, who doesn’t need a boost for their adrenals?
The adrenal glands are small organs that are part of …

Brown Rice Muffins – Gluten-Free
Wed, 5/05/10 – 12:17 | Comments Off on Brown Rice Muffins – Gluten-Free
Brown Rice Muffins – Gluten-Free

Much of the gluten-free bakery fare is made with a combination of refined starches, such as from potatoes and tapioca. For those of us looking for whole grain but gluten-free bakery goods, those products just …

Find Your Answer – Intuitive Exploration
Wed, 5/05/10 – 10:42 | Comments Off on Find Your Answer – Intuitive Exploration
Find Your Answer – Intuitive Exploration

Adapted from 101 Ways to Jump-Start Your Intuition, by John Holland (Hay House, Inc., 2005).
The gift of awareness lies in the discovery of your intuition.
The next time you’re feeling a mental block or need some …

The Timeless Way of Building – Green Chi Favorite
Mon, 3/05/10 – 20:00 | Comments Off on The Timeless Way of Building – Green Chi Favorite
The Timeless Way of Building – Green Chi Favorite

In order for you to get a glimmer of this beautiful book, The Timeless Way of Building, by Christopher Alexander (Oxford University Press, 1979), I’ll provide you with a quote from the beginning of …