The Three Only Things: Tapping the Power of Dreams, Coincidence, & Imagination by Robert Moss

As a social worker, I am continually interested in the mind, especially in finding ways to help my clients heal. At a glance, I found this book fascinating for its sheer title. More specifically, Moss reframes nightly dreams to be more than coincidence by giving dreams the power to guide us to a larger purpose. Often people give meaning to dreams, which is soothing or validating to them individually. However,

Wednesday Chat: Food Rituals

Join Dar Wednesday, July 15 at 6 pm Pacific/9 pm Eastern.  We’ll discuss rituals associated with food, both mundane and magickal.  Bring a snack and join us!

Eastern wisdom, modern life: Collected talks 1960-1969 by Alan Watts

I first learned about Buddhism in an undergraduate course on Eastern philosophy. The class read the work of a Zen master, which we all found dense, complicated, and perplexing yet interesting. To save us the several anguishing hours trying to interpret eastern philosophy with a Western mind, I wish that we had read Alan Watts’ book. Watts writes about Buddhism is simple and eloquent language using Western terms to explain

12 Steps to Raw Foods by Victoria Boutenko

While an entirely raw foods diet may not be for everyone, there is little disagreement even amongst omnivores that increasing the proportion of fresh fruits and vegetables in our diet is something that can benefit any of us (for example, see Michael Pollan’s Ominvore’s Dilemma or In Defense of Food).  But is cooked food an addiction?  This is author Victoria Boutenko’s contention, and while you may or may not agree