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A Gap Year Alternative

June 29th, 2018|0 Comments

A Gap Year Alternative By Casey Barton As our needs in society change, it is becoming more common for young adults to explore different opportunities before continuing onto higher education or before pursuing an alternative vocation. According to the Gap Year Association’s article, “Gap Year Data and Benefits,” at [...]

Creative Guidance From the Little Girl Within

May 23rd, 2018|1 Comment

Creative Guidance From the Little Girl Within By Elizabeth Erenberger My whole life I have been fascinated with mandalas. One of my favorite childhood memories is weaving “god’s eyes” out of yarn at bible school with the other children. I have always been attracted to and inspired by color [...]

Affirming the Self

May 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Affirming the Self By Elizabeth Erenberger What is a Mantra and how is it useful? Why would it benefit us to integrate the practice of Mantras into our daily lives? Mantra is a term which originates from Hindu and Buddhist traditions. One example of the traditional use of Mantras [...]

Unclutter Your Life

April 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Unclutter Your Life by Elizabeth Erenberger Ideally, our homes are spaces where we can nourish ourselves, both body and mind. We come home after an often busy or chaotic day and retire into the tranquility of our humble abode. It is here we undress, we loosen the belt and [...]

Good Vibrations

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Good Vibrations By Elizabeth Erenberger As students of metaphysics we often find ourselves focused on healing modalities which can benefit others and promote healthy lifestyles. But as we hold space for others through powerful emotional release, we often notice a sort of residual energetic pull on our own energy [...]

Simply Ponderous

November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Simply Ponderous by Elizabeth Erenberger Our world is a mysterious place. As children, even the smallest things appear miraculous through the lens of youthful innocence. It is in childhood that we often most authentically relate to the idea of fairies and gnomes, angels and dragons, and other “mythical” or [...]

Shine Your Light

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Shine Your Light by Elizabeth Erenberger In this age of technological overload and civil uncertainty, where can we find the truth of our being? Where does one go to find the essence of life purpose and personal destiny? Many times, we are told to look within, and there is [...]