Spirit


Dare to be you

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young “This above all: to thine own self be true and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any…

Break out and break ins

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead There was not a preview of the teenage rites-of-passage comedy Growing Op before we went to press, but the film should garner more interest than the…

Remembering War

by Geoff Olson On December 24, 1914, strange things were happening in the battlefield trenches. In the region of Ypres, Belgium, German troops propped Christmas trees on their parapets and…

True surrender

THE POWER OF NOW by Eckhart Tolle If we always accept the way things are, we are not going to make any effort to improve them. It seems to me that…

Release attachment

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young Forever is composed of nows. – Emily Dickinson According to Buddhist philosophy, there are two major causes of all human suffering. The first is attachment and…

The plastic prison

by Geoff Olson In a 2007 Saturday Night Live skit, a book-selling huckster appears before a couple sitting at a kitchen table, picking through their credit card bills. “You’re not the only…

Give me some truth

by Joseph Roberts I’m sick and tired of hearing things From uptight, short-sighted, narrow-minded hypocrites All I want is the truth Just gimme some truth I’ve had enough of reading…