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patricia-boyd's picture
Apr.03.2013
The Way of the Phoenix She dances ‘round the fire bright Weaving magic in the night Shadowed by the amber light Wings outstretched as tho’ in flight Turning left then turning right Back and forth to chase the fright Of how the day will end tonight And what will be the moon’s delight She will rise...
bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Feb.18.2013
          A spike-like needle piercing one cheek and running through his mouth until it pushed through his other brown cheek, the youth trembled violently five or six feet away from me.  Costumed in a multicolored robe and cape, a mirrored crown on...
suellen-ocean's picture
Oct.01.2012
 Convincing the rest of the group that you have supernatural powers of control will make you a God or Goddess, at least that was the way it was for many ancient tribes. In the instance of men, if the "power" was believed to be passed to the Wizard's son or relative, the position was handed...
suellen-ocean's picture
Oct.01.2012
 Convincing the rest of the group that you have supernatural powers of control will make you a God or Goddess, at least that was the way it was for many ancient tribes. In the instance of men, if the "power" was believed to be passed to the Wizard's son or relative, the position was handed...
suellen-ocean's picture
Sep.26.2012
Scholars concluded years ago that brute force played a role in shaping ancient tribes but the most power during the early development of civilized groups lay in the hands of the Magician. Because superstition is so powerful, the charismatic personality who "appears" to be controlling the growth of...
mark-miller's picture
Sep.10.2012
Author Jamie Haden had the opportunity to interview some of the characters from her novel, Illuminate-Alive, She Cried.Talisa Santiago's life is in grave danger. The tricksters from her past have found her and want her dead. Only one place can keep her safe—a remote Indian reservation deep within...
carole-mackin's picture
Jan.26.2012
I do it every day; I mean time-travel.  I'm so forgetful that I leave messages on my phone to give my future self a hint as to what surely was forgotten. Then later, my past self faithfully provides instructions to my present self.  I always wonder at the fact that my past self believes...
sandra-f-ingerman's picture
May.26.2011
Throughout time spiritual teachings have taught that our outer world is a reflection of our own inner state of consciousness.  When we look at the environmental pollution and the state of the world today we are seeing a reflection of our own inner world. If we want to change the world we need to...
david-ewing-duncan's picture
Nov.05.2010
This is a big day for my girlfriend and partner, Lisa Conte, and for her family, friends, and colleagues. A drug that her company, Napo Pharmaceuticals, has been developing for almost 20 years has succeeded spectacularly in phase III trials, which means that it's very likely to be approved by the...
steven-herrmann's picture
Oct.07.2009
Author's Review: William Everson The Shaman's Call, by Steven B. Herrmann The Mantle of the Shaman After leaving the Dominican monastery Everson disrobed himself of his religious habit as a catholic lay monk and donned the mantle of a traditional Native American buck skin vest and Lakota bear claw...