Season Of Light

It may seem like such an oxymoron to call the darker days of the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice as the season of light, but I believe, indeed it is. With each changing season I ask myself what the rhythm of earth is learning, doing, being and…

Candid Conversations: Judith Rausch

Our featured interviewee Judith Rausch was born and reared in Atlanta, Georgia. She married her teenage sweetheart 53 years ago. They met when Judith was 9! The couple had their first child in Washington, DC, where Robert and she graduated college. Their second child was born in California…

Candle

Love is like a flame When it’s out you can’t see yourself I burnt as I lit You sprayed me with blood I crackled but I re-lit to zen You could reburn a blown flame But how will you rebuild the wax? That lowered itself to guide you…

Community Garden

There is a scripture in the book of Matthew 5:14-16, “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives…

New Directions: Finding the Light

I have been thinking about the word “light” for a while now. Due to my nature, I have been wandering all over the place with ideas but finally got a beat on what I would say by noticing my column name – New Directions. I realized that I…

The Address to Happiness

Light is the address of happiness, rungs towards education and pathway to knowledge. We all are on a journey to seek truth, gain experience, and clarity. Generations past have given us many gifts, inventions and discoveries to aid the world. It all started with the quest for knowledge. As we…

Ajeet Khalsa Through the Lens of John David Haws

Ajeet Khalsa worked in musical theatre, television and production in new york and europe for over 20 years before discovering kundalini yoga and meditation. she met her spiritual teacher in 1987 and began her journey of self-awareness. she studied with yogi bhajan until his death in 2004. through…

Illumination: Virgie Ezelle-Patton

I can feel its presence, this collage.  It comforts the corner of my office, and through it, I feel the spirit and beauty of its creator.   This is the effect of the work of my friend — artist and visionary, Virgie Ezelle-Patton. Virgie Ezell-Patton’s work has taken her…

Guiding Lights Of My Life

Spiritual Light has taken many forms and served many purposes throughout my life. It is my most faithful friend and companion. At times this Light is a beacon of hope standing tall upon a mountain guiding me through the trials and struggles that come with the gift of…

Let There Be Light

Have you ever walked into a room and marveled at how the light was diffused? Probably not—and for good reason. When lighting is impeccable you hardly notice it. If a room is lit the right way, everyone looks their best and feels relaxed and comfortable, but they don’t…