In This Issue

  • Conscious Partnering
  • Removing the Shadow of Violence
  • Do Pets Have Auras?
  • Missed Motherhood


Conscious Partnering
By Donna Eden and David Feinstein

Expectations about the needs a marriage should fulfill are at an unprecedented high. How does the changing landscape of marriage — shifts in society, behavior and consciousness — impact your relationship?

In a word, profoundly.


Removing the Shadow of Violence
By Shariff Abdullah

Violence is endemic in our society. The blockage that keeps the shadow of violence in place is fear. America has the largest military in the world, and still we feel insecure.

Can we move mountains and find the solution?


Do Pets Have Auras?
By Bonnie Van Schyndel

Through technology, you can see and experience your chakra and aura energies in real time. Good news for pet lovers: this imaging system picks up the auras of the animal kingdom.

What is Fido’s energy field telling you?


Missed Motherhood
By Kani Comstock

The birth of a child is universally celebrated. In contrast, the absence of a child or loss of a pregnancy is hidden. There are no rituals, no acknowledgment.

But what if “no children” isn’t really that unusual? What if a vast majority of women have experienced “missed motherhood” in their lifetime?


Astrology Forecast September/October

The cosmic highlight this fall is a pair of eclipses — energetic resets with dramatic endings and beginnings, heightened emotions, and a revealing of what’s been hidden. Find healthy outlets to blow off steam, and focus on balance within.

Want more details on your sign? Read Starscope.


Practitioners for Whole Being Wellness


Self-Realization Fellowship
Portland Meditation Center

“The more you feel peace in meditation, the closer you are to God...” ...

Heal Your LifeŽ Workshop Leader Training
Licensed by Hay House, Inc. and approved by Louise Hay

Are you ready to add skills to your existing career or create a new one? Become a licensed workshop leader in the philosophy of Louise ...

Insights into the Shamanic Experience

The “Insights into the Shamanic Experience” presentation, (sponsored by the Astro-Soul® program) Saturday, October 25, ...

Feeling Disorganized?
Get Help Now to Reclaim Your Space and Your Life!

Feeling overwhelmed by your stuff and not sure where to begin? Or have unexpected life circumstances thrown your once-organized life for a ...

Create the Life You Want
What Works, What Doesn't, and How to Get Results

Shift beyond confusion, overwhelm and stuckness to have the relationships you desire, the prosperity that eludes you, the well-being you ...

Devine Palmistry
Discover Yourself Through Hand Analysis!

Have you ever wondered what your hands say about you? Through the careful study

Crystal Wizard Gallery
Crystals, Books & Gifts

Enter this magical place by the sea …Browse its chambers, finding treasures at every turn …Go on, spoil yourself or ...

Falcon Pages
Western Sidereal Astrological Interpretations

We are so much more than what our sun signs tell us about ourselves. For each of us, our signs contain ...

Awaken Your Inner Gifts
Gain Clarity and Understanding through Your Spirit Guides

A natural medium, intuitive and spiritual counselor, Reverend Shelley Dana can help guide you in developing your gifts to communicate with ...

We Are Not Broken ...
We actually do things very well.

We create our model of the world based on our ...

Astrology & Tarot by Mark Dodich - Since 1980

An astrology chart is one of the most important tools for personal growth. Periodic updates help you take maximum advantage of ...

Arise School of Healing Arts
Are You Interested in Becoming a Healer, Energy Worker or Lightworker?

We are offering a series of Apprenticeships to guide you to new levels in your work. Level 1: Harmonics of Healing — ...

Gurdjieff Foundation of Oregon

“Gurdjieff’s fundamental aim was to help human beings awaken to the meaning of our existence and to the efforts ...

Change Your Life!
The Art and Science of Transformation

Despite the popularity of goal setting, there is compelling evidence that, regardless of good intentions and effort, people and ...

Linda Stirling
Spiritual Healer and Guide, Psychic, Bestselling Author

Making sense of life as well as understanding paths yet to unfold can be confusing, sometimes challenging. That’s where having a ...

Julia Ingram, MA, Master Hypnotherapist
Trauma Resolution, Past-Life Regression, Personal and Spiritual Growth

Hypnotherapy is as much about going within as going back — going to the source of an issue where deep and lasting change is ...

Cedar Mountain Drums

Indigenous drums, drum making kits & raw materials, beaters, rattles, drum bags, custom painted and ceremonial drums, leather pouches, ...

Enlightening Events of the Week

  • September 17 - 24, 10am-12pm, God Is Alive!

    at Sunrise Bagels Conference Room (Downtown) in Vancouver, WA >GO
  • September 19, 7-10pm, Manifesting Your Brilliance

    at Double Tree by Hilton, 1000 NE Multnomah in Portland, OR >GO
  • September 19 - November 23, Meditation for Starters Weekend

  • September 20, 10:30am-4:30pm, Urban Meditation with Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche

    at New Renaissance >GO
  • September 20 - 21, 10am-5pm, Divine Healing Hands Training Workshop

  • September 21 - 27, The Art and Science of Raja Yoga

  • September 23, 7pm, Profound Mystical Meditation for the Western Society $20

    at New Renaissance Bookshop in Portland, Oregon >GO
  • September 23 - December 16, Shamanic Sound Healing

  • September 23 - December 16, Shamanic Sound Healing with Lauri Shainsky

  • Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, Pranic Healing Clinic

  • Sundays, 11am, Celebration at Open Spirit Center for Spiritual Living,



Web exclusives: Fresh insights and ideas


Writing Technique: Using Pronouns Helps Heal
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Happiness Runs in a Circular Motion
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Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Do You Have Spiritual Amnesia?
By Vicky Thompson

Have you forgotten your true spiritual path on Earth? If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Why am I here and where am I ...

Expressive Writing: Let Go of the Past and Become Your Potential
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

I started journaling when I was 5 years old, after my mother gave me my first diary. It was blue and very tiny, with a lock. ...

Moon in Taurus, Venus in Virgo
By Nate Loomis

Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Learning Important Lessons Every Lifetime
By Jan Engels-Smith

Choice or free will refers to how you choose to relate to your life’s conditions. You can always choose your reaction to any ...

How Does Expressive Writing Help Heal?
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

Here are several ways that expressive writing helps us heal, as taught in my Writing to Heal + Meditation workshop (originally designed for ...

A Mystical Journey on a Sea of Tranquility
By John Pease

I slowly walk to the beach to witness the golden glow of the setting sun. The air is warm and still, with the gentle roll of the ...

Are You in an Obsessive Relationship? Take this Quiz
By Judith Orloff, M.D.

As a physician, I've seen many patients who feel trapped in obsessive relationships. They can't stop thinking of someone. They can't ...

Opening to the Magic Within
By Sarah O'Leary

Hello, I’m Sarah O’Leary, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all ...

The Art and Magic of Tarot Counseling
By Toni Gilbert

Throughout history many people have explored the energy of consciousness and attempted to map and diagram it for others. Sigmund ...

A Prayer for Peace - Taking Responsibility
By Gangaji

When you are called home, when you are somehow struck by the absolutely mysterious and irrevocable desire to know the truth of who ...

For Ultimate Health and Healing: Journal Consistently, Not Just During Emotional Events
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

Introspection is critical for our health and well-being and our spiritual growth. In the form of expressive writing or journaling, ...

What Animals Teach Us
By Nate Loomis

Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Discover the 2014 Body Mind Spirit Expo

Body Mind Spirit Expos are dedicated to helping you discover the radiant life that surrounds you every moment. The Expo returns to ...

Your Soul's Journey with Tarot
By Patricia Koch

Hello, I’m Patricia Koch, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

How to Perform a Reiki Ceremony
By Colleen Benelli

Reiki ceremonies are about spirit, the participants and you. You create the conduit for the prayers and intentions of the people to ...

Does Bigfoot Exist?
By Vicky Thompson

Have you ever used an Ouija board at a party for fun? But unexpectedly, you found that strange messages came through the board, making guests ...

Natural Building: Simple Living in Balance with Nature and Spirit
By Pablo Loayza

Natural building is easy in ...

By Doll Williamson

One of the most beautiful creatures I have ever known allowed me to love him and give him a warm and safe home for the last two years of his life. ...

Breaking the Spell of Unworthiness
By Nate Loomis

Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

My Spiritual Experience
By Bobbi Eckler

Don’t you think spirit calls to us in a multitude of ways — that it speaks to us on our own individual levels? Spirit ...

Dream a New Dream for Yourself
By Jan Engels-Smith

In the current state of our economy—lost jobs, stressed budgets, and escalating prices—the stress levels for many are ...

Mayan Elder Speaks Post-2012
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Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...


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