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What Are You Hungry For?

It sounds like a paradox, but to lose weight, you need to fill yourself up. If you fill yourself up with other kinds of satisfaction, food will no longer be a problem. It was never meant to be. Eating is a natural way to feel happy. Overeating isn’t. For centuries...

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Our Return to the Light

What if light actually does control everything? Think about it for a moment. Without light from the sun, there would be no life on Earth. Light is the life-giver and also the healer, within as well as without. Light is important to us on a metaphorical and physical level –...

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Seven Thousand Ways to Listen

In May in my fifty-seventh year, I spoke in an innovative series known as Narrative Rounds at Columbia University medical school in New York City. As a cancer survivor, this meant a great deal to me. It was here that skilled medical teams finally diagnosed the rare form of cancer...

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The Little Things in Life

Some time ago I wrote: ‘People don’t have to learn about crystals, they just use them instinctively.’ And gave the example of a friend of mine, whose international wheeler-dealer husband has high-functioning Asperger’s Autism and is prone to anxiety attacks when faced with the unfamiliar. She told me how her...

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The O Manuscript

As I have mentioned earlier in this book, there are no reliable sources supporting the idea that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute or specifically sinful. The town Migdal, which is supposed to be the source of her name, did not exist at the time of Yeshua. Furthermore, the tradition of...

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Hero

Every obstacle or challenge you encounter on the Hero’s Journey transforms you as you acquire strength of character and the qualities and abilities you need to overcome the obstacle or challenge. The emergence of these qualities and abilities shape you into the kind of person you need to become to...

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Growth Is Cyclical

Do you know some happy mystics? You may be one yourself. The luckiest of these people have had a most lovely experience since childhood. They have known and felt that existence is permeated with benevolence. They have felt loved by an invisible presence. They recognise and feel suffering and cruelty...

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