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non-judgement, no judgement, awakening, diversity talks
Book Review by Amy Kellestine “Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist” is a detailed account of Derek Black’s journey from white nationalist to anti-racism activist. Researched and written by Eli Saslow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post, the book provides a detailed look at the history of Derek’s original beliefs and the intimate details of their dismantling. It’s a masterful example of the patience, care, and empathy required to support a fundamental shift in beliefs, and shows what conversations can happen during divisiveRead More
circumstance, higher purpose, trust the universe, life and fate
Every human being longs for freedom. We are all familiar with the deep desire for self-determination, but how many of us realize that we are already free? We are born free. We came to this life by the exercise of free choice. It is only our deeply ingrained, culturally imposed assumptions to the contrary that makes us imagine otherwise.Read More
Freedom, free will, conscious choice
Every human being longs for freedom. We are all familiar with the deep desire for self-determination, but how many of us realize that we are already free? We are born free. We came to this life by the exercise of free choice. It is only our deeply ingrained, culturally imposed assumptions to the contrary that makes us imagine otherwise.Read More
aviation history, female pilots, women in aviation
Keith O’Brien’s “Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History” chronicles the details of the aviation industry in the US and the fight for women to fly. In it, O’Brien offers a compelling illustration of the almost unimaginable obstacles that women faced on their quest for equality on the ground and in the air.Read More
Trust Frequency, free-will, awareness, assumptions, attitude, attention, align, action, allow
The First Assumption creates a major paradox by saying “There is only Love.” What about all those things we consider not to be love? The Second Assumption resolves the paradox by clarifying the unconditional nature of the Love that creates and drives all things. Read More
Cottage by the Sea, Debbie Macomber book
Book Review by Amy Kellestine “Cottage by the Sea” is the newest offering from New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Known for writing novels with “compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope,” the author delivers yet again this time around. “Cottage by the Sea” features Annie, a new graduate looking forward to all that life has to offer in Los Angeles. That is, until her family (mother, father, brother, sister-in-law and niece) are suddenly and tragically killed during aRead More
The Trust Frequency - The Third Assumption
The First Assumption creates a major paradox by saying “There is only Love.” What about all those things we consider not to be love? The Second Assumption resolves the paradox by clarifying the unconditional nature of the Love that creates and drives all things. Read More
Formerly Known as Food
In “Formerly Known As Food: How the Industrial Food System Is Changing Our Minds, Bodies and Culture”, Kristin Lawless provides an eye-opening look at just how much trouble our health and our environment is in as a result of our current approach to food. This book is designed to educate readers based on current science and facts and inspire you to take action—and it meets both of those goals exceptionally well. Lawless starts by detailing just how processed our food really is. Just about everything we buy in a packageRead More
Trust Frequency Second Assumption Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey
The First Assumption creates a major paradox by saying “There is only Love.” What about all those things we consider not to be love? The Second Assumption resolves the paradox by clarifying the unconditional nature of the Love that creates and drives all things. Read More
Book Review-Dr. Qing Li Forest Bathing
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-yoku in Japanese, is essentially the act of being in the presence of trees. The therapeutic qualities of forests have been lauded as both a cure-all and a preventative measure in Japan since the 1980’s and “Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness” offers Westerners insights into both the science and benefits of this free treatment. Dr. Qing Li is one of the world’s leading experts in forest bathing and has been studying the effects of environmental chemicals, stress and lifestyle on immuneRead More