Ancestry DNA Test Is On Sale

I usually post things like this on my twitter and Facebook accounts but decided to post here, too, just in case. Because it’s important, because I want you to test before it’s too late, for yourself, for your kids, or for other people who may be searching for you and not even know it yet. Go here. It’s 20% off, so $79 right now. Please ask me if you’d like to know what you’ll find out or if this is the right test for you.

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I Hate Buddha Heads!

You see them everywhere. Yoga studios. Tea shops. Book stores–but these aren’t real.  The real ones are found in museums and the homes and businesses of art collectors. A Buddha’s head on a stick. But when you see one of these Buddha heads, please realize that they don’t come that way.  That head that is supposed to evoke peace and calm may have come from a decapitated sacred statue. I’m not a Buddhist, but I do know that eastern spirituality is generally based on holistic principles. Unlike in western spirituality, there is no disconnection between the mind and body or …

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Indigenous Mind: Remembering Who We Are

This is the film I made for my master’s thesis, now uploaded to Youtube on its 10th anniversary: I’m very honored to have worked with these elders, some of whom are now in the spirit world. It seems almost brazen that I made this film; I don’t think I would have dared it now, having learned what I know now.

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A Journey Begins

I am embarking on a journey, one that has been many years in the making. No, this process is actually a ceremony, for the pre-ceremonial induction has already begun. In the last month I’ve had a cold, food poisoning, 3 flat tires, a twisted knee, and dropped something heavy on my foot. I’m meant to slow down. Not exactly a “Beware!” but a “Be aware,” caution, it appears to me. Yet as I write this the birds welcomed me–a sparrow on our water spigot and the sound of the doves that were long ago introduced to Maui, as well as …

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