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Neil Young – An invitation to Stand Up!

Neil Young – An invitation to Stand Up!

Oct 1, 2014

by Bruce Mason • The worldwide People’s Climate March on September 21 marked a global tipping point in climate change awareness and action. One reason for that is Neil Young’s release of his anthemic Who’s Gonna Stand Up? “I’m giving you permission to please use this music in videos, clips and communications, or in any way you see fit during this...

Creating Heaven on Earth

Creating Heaven on Earth

Oct 1, 2014

the science behind your beliefs by Bruce Lipton • Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is a stem cell biologist and an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. He is the bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and The Honeymoon Effect: The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth. In May, he spoke on the Honeymoon Effect at the Hay House-sponsored I...

Treaty makes pipeline expansion illegal in Coast Salish law

Treaty makes pipeline expansion illegal in Coast Salish law

Oct 1, 2014

by Irwin Oostindie • First Nations from the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and Washington State have come together to sign a historic treaty to protect the Salish Sea from tar sands oil and related threats. The treaty prohibits the increased transport of tar sands products through the Salish Sea and specifically makes the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain...

March: Book One

March: Book One

Oct 1, 2014

graphic memoir an inspiration to new generations READ IT by Bruce Mason • He is a a civil rights icon and the sole surviving speaker of the 1963 Freedom March on Washington as well as a 12-term US Representative (Democrat) of the Congressional 5th District of Georgia. Now, add comic book superhero to the list of John Lewis’ legendary achievements. Last...

Our words define us

Our words define us

Oct 1, 2014

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill. – Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) It is through our words that relationships are formed. It is how we reveal who we are to others and how we let them know who they are to us. It is the way we communicate...

Enjoyment

Enjoyment

Oct 1, 2014

A NEW EARTH by Eckhart Tolle • To read Eckhart Tolle’s latest column, please see the current print edition of Common Ground. For copyright reasons, we are authorized to publish this column in our print version only. More than 1/4 million people read Common Ground every month! Pick up your copy today. This article appeared in the OCTOBER 2014 print...

STAR WISE: October 2014

STAR WISE: October 2014

Oct 1, 2014

by Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces In 1996 and 1997, I had been studying the Royal Family’s charts. Actually, I became quite obsessed with them. Our horoscope is the star map that helps us understand the karma that comes our way throughout our lifetime. We are all...

3D Vitamin D

3D Vitamin D

Sep 1, 2014

for depression, dementia and diabetes by Dr. Mercola • Vitamin D research has repeatedly shown that vitamin D can improve a number of brain disorders, including depression and dementia – the most devastating form of which is Alzheimer’s disease. Vitamin D receptors appear in a wide variety of brain tissue early in the fetal development and activated...

For word lovers

For word lovers

Sep 1, 2014

Word lovers: Two events of note worthy of your attendance and support are the upcoming 20th annual Word Vancouver and the first-ever “Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass.” “Word Vancouver” (wordvancouver.ca), the city’s free yearly celebration of reading (September 24-28), brings the local writing and publishing communities together in a...

Robin Williams as hero

Robin Williams as hero

Sep 1, 2014

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • Smile though your heart is aching, smile even though it’s breaking… – John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons A hero is defined as a person admired for great acts of courage or someone with fine qualities. Robin Williams was certainly admired for his greatness and fine qualities, but what of brave acts? We often...