Posted July 1, 2017 in Monthly News

A Wholesome Response

A Thought for Today from Brahma Kumaris [Need to specify the source.]

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

This month’s Beyond Mastery Newsletter article was prompted by a June 2017 Townsend Letter article about a subject important to both […]

Posted October 31, 2016 in Monthly News

Living in Interesting Times

May you live in interesting times is often said to be an “ancient Chinese curse.” It is, however, neither Chinese nor ancient. Regardless of its origins, it is easy to see why living in interesting times would be considered a curse. What makes “times” interesting? The answer, of course, is change.

If you can […]

Posted May 30, 2016 in Monthly News

Healing Is Where You Find It

Studies of the placebo effect suggest that the mind has a major impact on a person’s sense of health and well-being. We can be persuaded to feel bad, good, fearful, or optimistic based on a wide variety of environmental factors. As Debra pointed out in her article this month, “The Truth About Healing,” we were […]

Posted September 30, 2014 in Monthly News

What Is “Holistic” Health?

Holistic health is often considered an “alternative” approach to health and well-being. That’s not entirely correct. The term “holistic health” means that the entire person—body, mind, and spirit—are taken into consideration regardless of the nature of the problem. “Holistic” is usually contrasted with “Allopathic” medicine, which focuses primarily on surgical and pharmaceutical interventions that designed […]

Posted June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Debra: July 2014

Understanding Curing and Healing

I once heard Dr. Bernie Siegel tell an auditorium filled with people not to do a single thing just because it might help him or her live. He told us that death is 100% certain. While those were shocking statements, it is a fact that, in spite of all the advances […]