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Midlife crisis or opportunity?

Midlife crisis or opportunity?

June 2014

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • In the midst of our struggle to find out who we are, there are infinite possibilities for beauty and hope and wonder and love. – Mandy Hale The term “midlife crisis” clearly suggests a problem – a big problem. A crisis, after all, implies calamity. Generally, it is used to describe a situation...

Aligning purpose

Aligning purpose

June 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 JUNE 2014 print edition...

Can slaughter be humane?

Can slaughter be humane?

June 2014

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • I recently received a newsletter advertising local organic food that was subject to “humane slaughtering practices.” I find that phrase disturbing. It arises from a mentality or perspective that considers it OK to slaughter another group of sentient beings. Yet the people arranging or financially supporting the...

STAR WISE: June 2014

STAR WISE: June 2014

June 2014

by Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces The Sun’s passage though the sign of Gemini usually hints at a lively and active time of the year. Gemini is ruled by Mercury, the god of business, trade and communication. He also rules short journeys, contracts and negotiations....