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Shamanism
Posted Saturday, February 18, at 2:00 PM
Shamanism is a way to connect with all of nature and beyond. A Shaman is a person who is able to access the Spirit World for purposes of healing and divination, a ceremonial and spiritual leader among indigenous cultures worldwide, often referred to as a Medicine Man or Woman in Native American culture...

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12 Archetypes
Posted Thursday, February 9, at 5:47 PM

An archetype is an original pattern of which all things of the same "type" are representations (copies). Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961), the famous Swiss psychiatrist who founded analytical psychology, utilized the concept of archetype in his theory of the human spirit. He believed that universal archetypes, an inherited mode of thought, evolved (resided) within the collective unconscious of the human race...

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To Bear Arms
Posted Friday, February 3, at 6:15 PM

Bearing Arms in America The percentage of adults owning guns -- (from DATABANK USA, 2013) 1) Alaska -- 61.7% 2) Arkansas -- 57.9% 3) Idaho -- 56.9% 4) West Virginia -- 54.2% 5) Wyoming -- 53.8% 6) Montana -- 52.3% 7) New Mexico -- 49.9% 8) Alabama -- 48.9%...

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Rodent Holidays
Posted Wednesday, February 1, at 4:19 PM

February 2 is Groundhog Day. In Punxsutawney, Penn., grown men and women congregate outside of a rodent burrow on this day and wait patiently for a groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil to emerge. Apparently, the people in Punxsutawney don't have much of a life...

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Healthy Eating
Posted Friday, January 27, at 11:29 AM

The world is replete with advice on how to eat properly -- the following tips are from "The New Detox Diet" by Elson M. Haas, M.D. You are what you eat & think -- eat wisely & think with gusto. The following advice is from the Mayo Clinic...

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Hopi Prophecy
Posted Monday, January 23, at 12:34 PM

The Hopi are a Native American tribe who live on the Hopi Indian Reservation in northeastern Arizona. They believe that humans on Mother Earth pass through great epochal cycles, called worlds, "Now we are at the very end of our trail. Many people no longer recognize the true path of the Great Spirit. ...

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Fenn's Treasure
Posted Friday, January 20, at 3:10 PM

Forrest Fenn is a former Vietnam fighter pilot and successful art dealer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 1988, Fenn was diagnosed with cancer. During his illness, he came up with an idea to hide a chest of treasure for anyone to find. He filled a chest with rare coins, gold nuggets, gemstones, jewelry and a jar containing his autobiography. His intention was to hide the treasure chest and end his life nearby...

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Founding Fathers on Religion
Posted Wednesday, January 18, at 12:23 PM

The Founding Fathers of our country were primarily made up of Deists and Unitarians who believed in unalienable Rights being endowed by a Creator. They also believed in freedom, including Freedom of Religion, based on tolerance and freedom of individual conscience...

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The Lost Years of Jesus
Posted Wednesday, January 11, at 3:22 PM

In 1894, Nicolas Notovich, a Russian aristocrat, published a book in French titled The Unknown Life of Jesus, which claims that during his unknown younger years, Jesus left Galilee for India where he studied with Hindus and Buddhists before returning to Galilee...

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Funny Church Bulletin Notices
Posted Sunday, January 1, at 3:57 PM

The following actual church bulletin notices are selected and compiled from various sources. _ Quote for the Day -- "May the Force be with you." Obi-Wan Kanobi _ Bret Burquest is the author of 11 books. He lives in the Ozark Mountains with a few dogs and where treating others the way you want to be treated is sound advice...

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Music That Died in 2016
Posted Thursday, December 22, at 10:01 AM

Music That Died in 2016 Leonard Cohen (Sept 21, 1934 - Dec 7, 2016) Leonard Cohen was a Canadian poet, songwriter, singer, painter and novelist. In the 1950s and 1960s, he pursued a career as a poet and novelist. In a letter to his publisher, he wrote that he was reaching out to "inner-directed adolescents, lovers in all degrees of anguish, disappointed Platonists, pornography-peepers, hair-handed monks and Popists."...

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Purifying the Human Race
Posted Tuesday, December 13, at 4:27 PM

---- Hitler after World War II I have been watching several episodes of the TV series called "Hunting Hitler" on the History Channel -- a group of highly skilled people trying to determine if Hitler escaped Berlin and went elsewhere to live out his life -- while they have seemed to tracked Martin Borman's movements to Argentina, they are still searching for Adolph Hitler, aka Duh Fuhrer...

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High Anxiety
Posted Sunday, December 4, at 3:39 PM

I have been hospitalized twice in recent years -- in 2005, for blood clots on my lungs, and in 2012, for blood clots & congestive heart failure. After the 2012 experience, I went through a few months of high anxiety and panic attacks. This was a life-altering experience for me. I began a self-help prevention phase of life that included proper dieting, ample exercise and delving into medical & natural remedies for various afflictions...

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Autistic Savant
Posted Sunday, November 27, at 3:38 PM

Daniel Tammet was born in January of 1979 in London, England -- the oldest of nine children, he is an autistic savant When he was a baby, Daniel would constantly bang his head against the wall. His mother was deeply concerned and breastfed him for two years...

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A Substitute for Love
Posted Saturday, November 12, at 5:40 PM

Food is a substitute for love -- it's also a fairly important item concerning the survival of the human species. "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." Hippocrates There are places in the world where people go to bed hungry. However, that doesn't stop people from proliferating...

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Top 10 Computer Disturbing Error Messages
Posted Sunday, October 30, at 2:20 PM

1) Keyboard not responding -- press any key to continue 2) An error occurred, because an unexpected error occurred 3) An error occurred while displaying the previous error 4) No can do -- consult your nearest nerd 6) Non Ducor Duco -- Sic Semper Tyrannis -- Igne Natura Renovatur Integra -- Οι υπολογιστές είναι άχρηστοι, μόνο απαντήσεις μπορούν να δώσουν. ...

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Blind Mystic Predictions
Posted Friday, October 14, at 11:14 AM

Vangeliya (Vanga) Pandeva Dimitrova (1911 - 1996) was born in Bulgaria. At age 12, she went missing for several days during a massive storm. When she was found, her eyes were covered with sand and she had lost her eyesight. In 1925, at age 14, she spent three years at a school for the blind in the city of Zemun where she learned to read braille, do knitting & cooking & cleaning. When her stepmother died, she returned home to care for her younger siblings...

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Pizza Delivery Misadventure
Posted Saturday, October 1, at 4:18 PM

Napoleon Harris III, age 37, has served as an Illinois state senator since 2013. He is also the owner of two Beggars Pizza franchises. On September 6, 2016, his franchise in Harvey, Illinois, received an order over the phone at closing time, requesting a pizza delivery. Harris told the regular delivery guy to go home and that he would deliver the pizza to the 15800 block of Paulina Avenue himself...

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Grace Slick -- Feed Your Head
Posted Sunday, September 18, at 3:56 PM

Grace Barnett Wing was born in Highland Park, Illinois, on October 30, 1939. Her father, Ivan W, Wing, was Scandinavian (Swedish & Norwegian) and her mother, Virginia Barnett, was a lineal descendant of the passengers of the Mayflower, the ship that transported the Pilgrims from England to the New World in 1620...

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Planets Beyond Earth
Posted Sunday, September 4, at 9:55 AM

Planet Earth is orbiting the sun at 67,000 miles per hour -- it is also rotating on its axis (spinning) at 1,000 miles per hour at the equator. Our solar system (the sun and its 9 planets) is traveling through space at 515,000 miles per hour. Our sun is a single star within a galaxy of stars, called the Milky Way...

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Bret Burquest is a former award-winning columnist for The News (2001-2007) and author of four novels. He has lived in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, Kansas City, Memphis and the middle of the Arizona desert. After a life of blood, sweat and tears in big cities, he has finally found peace in northern Arkansas where he grows tomatoes, watches sunsets and occasionally shares the Secrets of the Universe (and beyond) with the rest of the world.
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