Category: Consciousness

The Separation – After Hope Leaves, Love Remains

Hope is the beguiling optimist who enchants me to another day. She whispers encouragement to open my eyes; the trickster that takes advantage during that fracture of time between sleep and consciousness. The brief second that I lay suspended between my dreams and the world. That brief moment before dread sweeps through me and I […]


The (not so) Little Book of Surprises

By Deirdre Hade and Will Arntz, photographs by Endre Balogh This beautiful coffee table book spans the distance from head to heart, reverberating back and forth with the occasional detour to the funny bone. Deirdre Hade’s poetry – alternately ethereal, humorous, and downright cheeky – subtly leads the reader into a contemplation of the eternal […]


Science, Skepticism and Spirituality

REVIEW: Arguing Science: A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit by Rupert Sheldrake and Michael Shermer Debating the nature of the ineffable is always a chancy proposition. In “Arguing Science” we have two scientists, respected in their fields, face off in a debate over whether there can be a spiritual dimension to science. […]


A Quantum Approach to Understanding How We Think

Quantum Models of Cognition and Decision by Jerome R. Busemeyer and Peter D. Bruza While scientists have assumed that classical probability theory and logic was the best way to comprehend human cognition, research studies have found numerous aspects of cognition and decision to behave differently. The new field of Quantum Cognition presents us with new […]


The 8 Laws of Change: How to Be an Agent of Personal and Social Transformation

8 LAWS OF CHANGE by Stephan A. Schwartz packs centuries of time-tested wisdom about how to successfully effect long-lasting positive change in the world. Schwartz shares insights from five decades of his personal experiences, starting with the American civil rights movement of the 1960s, and continuing forward to today. Until 8 LAWS OF CHANGE, those of […]


You Were Not Born to Suffer by Blake Bauer

Though we may not have used drugs and alcohol to numb ourselves to the pain of childhood traumas, as Blake Bauer did, I suspect that most of us still suffer in one form or another from those unhealed wounds. They sap our life force and keep us from loving ourselves and rejoicing in life. Having […]