Editorial

We’ve Come a Long Way

We’ve Come a Long Way

Written by on December 20, 2012 in Editorial

For the past 20 years, Tony and I have been publishing the Holistic Networker. It has been quite a journey. When we began, most people did not even know what the word “holistic” meant. Nor did they know about energy and sound healing, craniosacral, lymphatic drainage, tai chi, homeopathy, reflexology and so many other forms […]

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Merrily Smith Earns Her Wings: 1930-2012

Merrily Smith Earns Her Wings: 1930-2012

Written by on December 20, 2012 in Editorial with 0 Comments

On Thanksgiving Day one of our dearest earthbound angels was called home. I knew Merrily for over 20 years. She worked tirelessly to make the world a better place.
Merrily, had a blind spot for the word, “impossible”—it simply was not in her vocabulary. Marvelous, fabulous, and miraculous, of course, were at the tip of her […]

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A Mayan Perspective: A View from Outside the Storm

A Mayan Perspective: A View from Outside the Storm

Written by on September 21, 2012 in Editorial

The sky is falling. Unemployment. Assassinations. West Nile. Tsunami. Katrina. The Great Recession. We are in the middle of a Great Storm. Entire industries, cities, and even nations are swept up in its wake. This storm is so violent, so inclusive that we have not even dared to name her.
The Mystics and the Maya saw […]

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A New Calendar, A New Daily Planner

A New Calendar, A New Daily Planner

Written by on September 21, 2012 in Editorial

On September 10, 2001 I happened to read Cynthia Novak’s Daily Astrological Message. She wrote that if ever there was a week for a terrorist or some other type of cowardly attack, then astrologically, this was the week. I was rather astonished by these words. I remember it was a peaceful and beautiful September day, […]

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Lean Into Life

Lean Into Life

Written by on June 18, 2012 in Editorial, Featured

Do you feel like the pace of life has accelerated beyond your comfort zone? Has your email inbox grown to Biblical proportions? You’re not alone. Even executives running the very companies that fuel this internet revolution report that they have trouble keeping up.
How can you manage the ever-increasing tempo of change? You really do have […]

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Being More Than Our Circumstances

Written by on June 18, 2012 in Editorial, Featured

I recently read about an extraordinary, 24-year-old woman named Aimee Copeland. She had cut her leg when she fell off a friends’ zip line into the water on May 1st. Initially she required 22 surgical staples and seemed to be all right. However, on May 4th, she was diagnosed with necrotizing fascitis, which is an […]

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Being Present

Being Present

Written by on March 16, 2012 in Editorial

Aron Schoenfeld recently interviewed me for his blog “Do It In Person” (doitinperson.com). Aron wanted to learn about my WordPress Meetup group which is one of the largest blogging Meetups in the world with over 1200 members. The internet makes distance learning so easy, so why do 80+ members of the WordPress Meetup come out […]

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Being There

Being There

Written by on March 16, 2012 in Editorial

You can really know about a person by how they treat others in their time of need. Do they push and shove? Are they absent and unavailable? Or do they hold out a helping hand and offer support until that person is able to stand on their own again?
A few months ago my mother told […]

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Twenty Years

Written by on December 22, 2011 in Editorial with 0 Comments

Twenty years ago the internet was a small collection of goverment and educational computers, a place for scientists to communicate. Today, you can access the internet and 3 billion other connected beings with a device that fits in your pocket. Twenty years ago your car had an AM/FM radio, and a fancy cassette player. Today, […]

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Count Your Blessings

Written by on December 22, 2011 in Editorial with 1 Comment

Recently my mother was attending a show. They called a woman in the audience to come on stage as it was her 95th birthday. She excitedly got up from her chair and with surprising agility climbed the steps. They then began to play her favorite song. With a lot of enthusiasm, she sashayed across the […]

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