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FROM DARK TO LIGHT: A SHIFT IN AWARENESS FOR THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

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A Pennsylvania grand jury recently delivered its account of rampant abuse that involved 1,000 children, 300 priests, and 70 years of silence or denial from the Catholic Church. According to an Associated Press article on August 16, 2018, Pope Francis expressed shame and sorrow and stated he wanted to eradicate this “tragic horror.” 

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QIGONG AND CONNECTING TO SOURCE ENERGY

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Because people often wonder what the differences are between Qigong and Tai Chi, I explore these increasingly popular practices in my recent book, The Paradoxical Return of the Feminine. I have personal experiences using each, and today I want to share information about the effectiveness of Qigong. Who knows—it may be time for you to begin and/or deepen Qigong practice!

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DENUCLEARIZATION

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The threat of nuclear war follows us like a shadow that we must absolutely turn around and face. For decades the United States and the international community have tried to negotiate an end to North Korea’s nuclear and missile development, as well as its exports of ballistic missile technology. These attempts have included times of crisis, stalemates, and tentative progress toward denuclearization. The United States has pursued a variety of responses to the increasing challenges posed by North Korea, including military cooperation with U.S. allies in the region, wide-ranging sanctions, and non-proliferation mechanisms. Furthermore, the United States has engaged in two major diplomatic initiatives to have North Korea cease and desist in its nuclear weapons efforts in return for aid.

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How Is Your Shadow Today?

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Shadows occur in various ways: the sun casts a shadow on a clear day, and a bright moon casts a shadow at night—both of which are visible. On the other hand, each of us has a “shadow self,” whether recognized or not. Psychologically the shadow self is the unknown part of us—that which we can’t see in ourselves. It is the dark side of our personality and consists of emotions and impulses like rage, envy, greed, selfishness, desire, and striving for power.  

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Jeannette M. Gagan
Excellent point, Mary--There is specific content (including exercises) in the Grow Up Your Ego book about dealing with one's shado... Read More
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