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Saving Valentina: A Humpback’s Tale

The great whales hold a place of importance on our planet beyond our capacity to apprehend. And they face more serious threats today than at any time in the last 100 years.  If they are going to survive, they will…

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The Lion Whisperer

This article features a short video of Kevin Richardson, the “Lion Whisperer,” whose relationship with African lions in the wild illustrates the qualities that we share with these great majestic beings of the earth: playfulness, emotional bonding, and the capacity…

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How Diablo Became Spirit

by Trinity Bourne

“Spirit” is a magnificient black leopard at the Jukani Wildlife Predator Conservation Park in South Africa, whose life trajectory changed due to the skills of inter-species communicator Anna Breytenbach.  This in turn touched the lives of the humans around him.  This…

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Tilikum and Dawn: Beyond Appearances

by Barbara Shor, DVM

On February 24, 2010, SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by her beloved giant orca, Tilikum, who had been kept in captivity for nearly 30 years.  In this article Barbara Shor, an animal communicator known for her telepathic communication with…

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Vibrant Self

by Igor Kufayev

“When Silence speaks, it tells the story of Creation.  While some stories are more profound, the story of a human body embodies all other stories in its Heart . . .”   Here Igor Kufayev, known for his in-depth understanding…

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On Labyrinths, Grace and the Via Creativa

by miriam louisa simons

In an essay rich in the heart wisdom of nondual awareness, lifetime artisan Miriam Louisa Simons shares her perspective on the Via Creativa and how it relates to Grace and the Labyrinth of Life.  She writes: “As an impersonal energetic…

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Eddies in The Stream

Rick Hanson is a neuropsychologist and an authority on brain neuroplasticity and the practical science of happiness.  Here he writes of the sublime connections between neural activity, non-dual realization, and universal substrates. . . . “If there are indeed transcendental…

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A Walk in the Rain

by Jeff Foster

Suffering is not a prerequisite to awakening, but for many the heart of the darkest hour can reveal the jewel of our true nature.  For Jeff Foster, one of the clearest non-duality authors of our time, chronic depression revealed the gateway…

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Music of the Plants

At the foot of the Piedmont Alps in Italy lie the collective communities of “Damanhur,” a federation of eco-villages with their own social and political structure in continual evolution.  Since 1976, researchers at Damanhur have conducted many experiments with the…

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Animal Grace

by Mary Lou Randour

Mary Lou Randour, Ph.D., is a professional psychologist and director of programs for Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. She shares how animals can teach us, among many things, how to live in the present moment and how to…