Category Archives: Western materialism

Balance in the Soul

Deborah Bryon

Deborah Bryon

Doña Alahandrina, an altomesayoq who is in Deborah Bryon’s Lessons of the Inca Shamans, said:

It is necessary to weave harmony between the Belly, Heart, and Mind. The universe will be more discernible if the Heart and Mind are in a harmonious state — fifty percent matter and Continue reading and add your comment

Wyatt and his Community


Connections mean everything when you are helping someone.

The story here is about a young boy who is on a journey of hope and perseverance dealing with his rare medical condition called FPIES (Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome). His mother, Maureen Gantt, wrote about him here in Jessie Richens’s weekly blog. The whole blog is interesting. You can start at the beginning or go to the most recent post. Continue reading and add your comment

We do not connect as we did 150 years ago

David Brooks

David Brooks

We do not connect with one another the way we once did. It used to be normal for us to be willing to die for what we believed in — not any more. These days we look out for our interests much more than we look out for the interests of others. It has not always been like that.

In this article David Brooks looks at how our country has changed in the 150 years since Gettysburg.

As he says in his conclusion, “Makes today’s special interest politics look kind of pathetic.” Continue reading and add your comment

Creating Room for Imagination

David Spangler

David Spangler

One of my purposes in writing Calculating Soul Connections was to change the way we view ourselves. Most of the world currently lives in a scientific and mechanistic reality. Even if many benefits of science are not available in a particular culture (as in the African jungle, rural India, etc.), most of the people of the world know what is possible. Most wish they had what modern industry produces.

What is lost in the mechanistic world are connections between people Continue reading and add your comment