New Connexion: Ending Print, New Beginning Online

New Connexion, a trusted publication in the Pacific Northwest for 24 years, is now an online resource. The January/February 2015 edition was our last print issue.

You can still find ideas for healthy living, spiritual practices and discovering your true self — all in our online community. Check in daily for new blogs or search through 14 years of back issues.

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Be Love Now
By Ram Dass

The ego is based on fear, the soul is based on love, says author Ram Dass. Release the ego by offering it to your heart’s fire of love.

Mantra: I am a point of sacrificial fire held within the fiery will of God.

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Herbal Antibiotics
By Stephen Harrod Buhner

The overuse of antibiotics has led to the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. The pharmaceuticals that once seemed our saviors are now our bane.

The alternative? Plant medicines.

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Affirmations for Job Seekers
By Paul and Tracey McManus

When you’re out of work, where do you turn when it seems nobody can help you or those you love? Try these seven affirmations to overcome unemployment and the painful emotions surrounding it.

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Dirty Art
By Leah Fanning Mebane

My medium of choice was traditional oil painting, which uses turpentine and toxic metal-laden paints. Then I learned to make my own oil paints from earthen clay and oil.

My passion for dirty art was ignited.

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Emotional Vampires
By Judith Orloff

Some relationships are positive and mood elevating. Others can suck the optimism right out of you. These emotional vampires do more than drain your physical energy.

They can make you believe you're unlovable.

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Power Animals
and Reiki
By Colleen Benelli

Eagle offers us a view from high above our path. Horse offers freedom with stability. Cougar is powerful and gentle. Fly asks the question: What have you missed?

Power animals are great spiritual companions, and they work well with Reiki.

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Magic Pill?
By Julia Schopick

Is there a “magic pill” that can stop the progression of diseases by increasing endorphins — the body’s natural pain killer — making you not only feel good, but get well?

Low dose naltrexone may be one of the most important medical discoveries of the 20th century.

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Spirituality

Recognizing that We are Already Well

‘Already Well’ is a simple, yet profound perspective on wellness that says that by developing respect and compassion for ourselves, exactly as we are, our Spirit will naturally emerge to manage our lives and make contentment, healing, and prosperity possible...

Dr Denee Jordan
Dr Denee Jordan

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Reiki Healing

Reiki and the Kingdom of God Within - First in Multi-Part Series

Although I have explored the idea that I am Divine Love at the core of my being, I haven’t used the specific words, “the kingdom of God is within” in my spiritual work. I realized that my first step was to invite Reiki to heal my blocks and resistances to even using the words.

 

Colleen Benelli
Colleen Benelli

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TODAY'S NCX BLOG

Web exclusives: Fresh insights and ideas

 

Astromark: July 26 - August 1, 2015
By Mark Dodich

Sunday should be interesting as the moon moves into Sagittarius, a sign that wants to head into the great outdoors or to expand on a philosophical level.  

Success Depends on Finding Equilibrium
By Magazine Editor and Stroke Survivor Lumbie Mlambo

While some people might say balance in life is an impossible goal, she disagrees and says when each of us find our equilibrium...

Reiki and the Kingdom of God Within - First in Multi-Part Series
By Colleen Benelli

Although I have explored the idea that I am Divine Love at the core of my being, I haven’t used the specific words, “the kingdom of God is within” in my spiritual work...

Recognizing that We are Already Well
By Dr Denee Jordan

‘Already Well’ is a simple, yet profound perspective on wellness that says that by developing respect and compassion for ourselves, exactly as we are, our Spirit will...

Writer, Heal Thyself
By MJ Schwader

In my work with writers in my retreats and in my coaching, I have seen amazing transformation in the lives of the writers. In a few days and sometimes hours, the level of change is profound.  

Astromark: July 19 - 25, 2015
By Mark Dodich

The planet Venus is turning retrograde July 25 through September 6, and she rules over your relationships and finances.

Venus Retrograde: Re-visioning Your Love and Money
By Mark Dodich

The planet Venus is turning retrograde July 25 through September 6, and she rules over your relationships and finances.  

Astromark: July 12 - 18, 2015
By Mark Dodich

After a busy weekend, you will put up the Do Not Disturb sign Sunday evening as the Sun makes a challenging square to Uranus.

The Flow of Consciousness
By Brent Marchant

Tapping into your rich resource of inspiration and knowledge provides access to the makings of all sorts of completed materializations.

Are you traveling on the shoulder of life?
By Michelle Hutchinson

When we're following our passion and purpose we could do it all day. Life is smooth and things fall into place. But what happens when the road seems bumpy?

Chinese Healing Exercises, Simple Steps To Better Health and Longevity
By Steven Cardoza

Because of the demands of modern life, most people want those ways to be relatively simple and not require much time out of their busy day.

Astromark July 5 - 11, 2015
By Mark Dodich

The Sun is opposite obsessive Pluto on Monday morning, so if you can ease into your work week, going slow would be the best advice.

Care in Uncertain Times
By MJ Schwader

If you find yourself anxious and stressed, here are some tips for surviving these “Uncertain” times.

The Obstacles in Our Path
By Michelle Hutchinson

We've all been faced with obstacles in our lives, but it's what we do with those obstacles that is important.  

Developing Your Yogic Superpowers
By James Connor

So what exactly are the causes for superpowers? And how can we develop them within ourselves to make the world a better place?

Astromark June 28 - July 4, 2015
By Mark Dodich

Here is your end of June and month of July 2015 forecast.

Enjoying the Summer Solstice
By Terrie Brookins

With no celebrations or rituals, here's how one reader enjoys the summer solstice.

Celebrating Love and Commitment
By MJ Schwader

This week’s Supreme Court decision to make same-sex marriage legal in all states has been historic, a civil rights change in our system that overturns years of efforts to make a long-held tradition available to everyone, no matter who they love.

Astromark: June 21 - 27, 2015
By Mark Dodich

June 21-27: Summer Solstice is on Father’s Day, June 21 at 9:38 AM PDT. A chart cast for the next three months includes a Grand Fire Trine. That is a triple harmony in Aries, Leo and Sagittarius...

The Summer Solstice
By Mark Dodich

Astrologers cast a chart for solstices and equinoxes to create a forecast for the following three months. The Summer Solstice chart shows a very helpful pattern called a Grand Fire Trine...

Enlightened Self-Interest v. Selfish: Which one are you?
By Kumari Mullin

An emerging concept among spiritual thought leaders as a cornerstone of the evolving new consciousness is “divine or enlightened self-interest”...

The Inner Marriage
By Noelani Rodriguez

I once knew a lady in Hawaii that seemed to have a dream life — she was running dolphin retreats for many years and she had her life partner for 20 years...

Becoming the Dance: Moving to the Voices of Reason & Passion
By MJ Schwader

Every day you experience creative inspiration after creative inspiration. Although you might not be cognizant of how many occur on a daily basis, they are constantly happening...

Astromark: June 14 - 20, 2015
By Mark Dodich

June 14-20: The energetic sun aligns with athletic Mars on Sunday morning. Sex, exercise, or other ...

Are You a Lane Changer?
By Michelle Hutchinson

As I was driving today I noticed this particular car in front of me kept changing lanes. He would move to the right lane and then get impatient...

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Living Now

Success Depends on Finding Equilibrium

While some people might say balance in life is an impossible goal, she disagrees and says when each of us find our equilibrium, we become more productive and a greater asset to our communities.

 

Magazine Editor and Stroke Survivor Lumbie Mlambo
Magazine Editor and Stroke Survivor Lumbie Mlambo

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Astrology Forecast

Astromark: July 26 - August 1, 2015

Sunday should be interesting as the moon moves into Sagittarius, a sign that wants to head into the great outdoors or to expand on a philosophical level. 

 

Mark Dodich
Mark Dodich

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