Life and Death by Tim Braun

The job of a medium is to connect with dead people. It’s perfectly understandable that a child exhibiting this ability would either freak people out or be accused of an overactive imagination. Neither option is a lot of fun for a kid, so it’s understandable that Tim Braun suppressed this ability for many years. It […]


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 […]


The Mystical Side of France

A Guide to Mystical France: Secrets, Mysteries, Sacred Sites by Nick Inman has gone straight to my holiday shopping list. If you’ve ever dreamt of visiting France, this would be the guidebook I would choose. Even if you are only an armchair tourist, this richly illustrated book offers enough history and local color to make […]