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Premarin Foal Rescue

Like many young girls fourteen-years-old, Cory Lester adores horses. She started saving up her pennies and dimes for one when she was four, and two years ago bought a bay thoroughbred cross named Rosie, competing with her in dressage and quadrille shows.

September 11: Amazing Grace in Gander

This is kind of a long-ish story, but worth reading. It's about how the town of Gander (pop.10,400) in Newfoundland took care of the almost 10,000 passengers stranded after the attacks. It was written by a flight attendant on a Delta Flight.

September 11: Show Your Patriot Colors

It is understandable that we Americans feel an almost reflexive need for unanimity in trying times like these...

September 11: Ground Zero Blueprint for a New Day

A close-up view of "ground zero" gave me a perspective that will live with me for the rest of my life...

September 11: The Goddess of Democracy

We live in a time of extraordinary opportunity, poised on the edge of events that may literally reshape the world and the world mind.

September 11: Fierce Grace

A 63-year-old man, seemingly in vibrant health, was struck one morning by a massive stroke. He had been a writer and a public speaker, and in the aftermath of his stroke, he found that searching for the right words was like rambling around a large closet looking for a sweater tossed in the corner.

September 11: An American Crisis and a Global Opportunity

I boarded a Red Cross bus on the afternoon of September 11 as part of an emergency assistance team from my medical college in Westchester County, New York, 35 miles north of where the buildings of the World Trade Center had stood a few hours before.

Walking: Primordial Rediscovery

The experience of walking is primordial. All land-based creatures, great and small, do it. Humans have been relying on this primary activity of daily life for as long as we have been around.

Holiday Home Preparations For A Sacred Season

The holiday season will be upon us soon. This has traditionally been a time of family gathering and celebration as we extend ourselves to others in love and generosity.

When A Loved One Is Lost

Little did I know when I started writing this article in July, that the topic of loss and the profound tragedy of sudden loss would be so powerfully relevant after the events of September 11th...

Prayers For Peace

Poems from Various Authors about Prayers For Peace.

September 11: Miami Herald Editorial

It's my job to have something to say. They pay me to provide words that help make sense of that which troubles the American soul.

September 11: Vision

Vision. A poem by Douglas Worth.

September 11: Infinite Justice

Fellow countrymen: No one can deny that terrorism is today a dangerous and ethically indefensible phenomenon, which should be eradicated regardless of its deep origins, the economic and political factors that brought it to life and those responsible for it...

September 11: The Deeper Wound

As fate would have it, I was leaving New York on a jet flight that took off 45 minutes before the unthinkable happened. By the time we landed in Detroit, chaos had broken out.

September11: Americans Cannot Ignore What Their Government Does Abroad

Nearly two days after the horrific suicide attacks on civilian workers in New York and Washington, it has become painfully clear that most Americans simply don't get it.

September 11: What the World Needs Now

On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, a group of Ashland friends met with Jean Houston to just be together and voice some thoughts about the happenings of the day.

September 11: We Have To Be The Leaders

As many analysts have noted, on September 11 the United States truly became a member of the global community. The emerging planetary village could no longer afford the isolation of the US.

Working with the Benevolent Energies of the Universe: Interview with William Bloom

While browsing in a bookstore on my most recent visit to Glastonbury, England I was drawn to a small book called Working with Angels, Fairies and Nature Spirits. I know it is possible to have a conscious, reciprocal relationship with nature so I bought a copy.

Musings: Passing of Elder Frank DeContie

Once again, for the fourth year, I attended Grandfather William Commanda’s spiritual gathering this August in Maniwaki, Quebec.

A Cry For the Wilderness: Making Your Voice Heard

Shortly after reading Susan Meeker-Lowry's article, "Energy Follies", in the May/June issue of SOC, I happened to come across an article that was forwarded to me via one of the on-line services which I subscribe to, KOLANews.

Dear Louise: September 2001

Louise L. Hay is a metaphysical teacher and the bestselling author of 27 books, including You Can Heal Your Life, Empowering Women, and Letters to Louise.

Dowsing The Spirit Of Place

Geomancers Sig Lonegren and Patrick MacManaway guide us through an unseen world of underground energy pathways, hidden healing secrets and the spirit of place we call home.

Mind, Body, Wallet: Money And The Spiritual Journey

"...the sage, traveling all day, does not lose sight of his baggage. Though there are beautiful things to be seen, he remains unattached and calm." — Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching 

Space Available Essays: October 2001

Spirit of Change Magazine Space Available Essays October 2001

Sacred Place

Sacred Place, a poem by Elizabeth Caffrey

Taproots and Soul Survival: Weathering the Winds of Life

About fifteen years ago, I lived in a house in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. In my back yard were many trees of distinction...

Enlightenment: A Simple Choice?

We go through life just assuming that the reality we are living is Truth, taking for granted that we have the best information for living a happy and successful life.

Musings: The Acceleration of Healing

Over the past several weeks, The Grafton News - our town weekly newspaper - has published a volley of emotional...

Seeing the Light through the Heart of an Indian : An Interview with Frank DeContie

Spirit of Change Reader's Request I first met Frank DeContie and his wife Sandra at our very first Harvest Gathering in 1997. Frank is an Algonquin ceremonial medicine keeper...
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Daily Astrology

August 18, 2018

Early morning apprehensions could be a response to the taut energies of the first quarter Moon in Scorpio. It isn’t easy being the center of attention while also craving solitude. By daybreak the Moon is approaching an engaging sextile with Mars…
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August 2018

A fantastic shopping and educational experience for the whole family! Vendors come from New England, across the US, and many foreign countries to exhibit minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry,...

Cost: $8 adults, under 13 free

Where:
Eastern States Exposition
1305 Memorial Ave.
West Springfield, MA  01089
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Sponsor: LLD Productions, Inc.
Telephone: 505-867-0425
Contact Name: Regina Aumente
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Readings, healings, vendors, presentations.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn
85 Glastonbury Blvd.
South Glastonbury, CT  06066
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During the weekend of August 10-12, 2018 we will gather again at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts for the 44th Annual NOFA SC. This immersive annual gathering is an opportunity to come...

Cost: See website

Where:
Hampshire College
Amherst, MA


Sponsor: Northeast Organic Farming Association
Telephone: 774-262-7986
Contact Name: Marjorie Bailey
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August 13 - 17, 9am - 1pm Instructor: Peyton Pugmire For student entering grades 6-8 iPhones are amazing, but you know what’s even more amazing? You! During this imaginative week...

Cost: $250

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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August 13 - 16 Juan Li has been teaching Daoist energy practices for the last 27 years. He has created a sequence of practices based on the I Ching, adapted to the emotional and mental...

Cost: $950 single retreat; $1650 for both retreats (8/16)

Where:
Angels’ Rest Retreat
63 North County Road
Leyden, MA  01337
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Sponsor: Tao Retreats
Telephone: 212-243-6771
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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August 13 - 14 This fun and exciting healing workshop guarantees you valuable knowledge and powerful skills to keep you in a higher vibration of energy and flowing with infinite intelligence and...

Where:
Royal Plaza Best Western
Marlborough, MA


Sponsor: Geozuwa
Telephone: 646-606-9935
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August 13 - 21 With NLP training and master healer certification. This course is specifically designed for healers of every modality. For information call (646) 606-9935 or visit...

Where:
Marlboro, MA


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August 14 - 24 For millennia people have entered the wilderness to encounter Spirit and seek their direction, purpose, or medicine. If you are seeking guidance and renewal, or you’re...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Somerset Lake
P.O. Box 48
Putney, VT  05346
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Sponsor: Circles of Air and Stone
Telephone: 802-387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Yoga is an ancient behavioral practice that allows for the development and enhancement of mind-body skills and behavioral factors including physical functioning, self-regulation of internal...

Cost: Free

Where:
CIC Cambridge
One Broadway
Charles Conference Room, 14th Floor
Cambridge, MA  02142
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Sponsor: CIC Wellness
Telephone: 617-953-0674
Contact Name: Shakti Rowan
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Barbara Macias will present an information workshop on the benefits of essential oils. A demonstration of the oils will be included. Please RSVP at katboston@comcast.net

Cost: Free

Where:
NBA Business Center
145 Washington Street
Route 53
Norwell, MA  02061
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Sponsor: Mind Balance Hypnosis
Telephone: 339-788-1193
Contact Name: Kathryn Caruso

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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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August 16 - 19 Magnetic-harmonic vibrational therapist, Jay Emmanuel, A.K., N.S.,V.M. shares powerful energy techniques that use the forces of sounds produced by the human voice in combination...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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August 16 - 19 Juan Li has been teaching Daoist energy practices for the last 27 years. He has created a sequence of practices based on the I Ching, adapted to the emotional and mental...

Cost: $950 single retreat; $1650 for both retreats (8/13)

Where:
Angels’ Rest Retreat
63 North County Road
Leyden, MA  01337
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Sponsor: Tao Retreats
Telephone: 212-243-6771
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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Daily practice for peace, healing, Christ mindedness, meditation, awakening.

Where:
Milton, MA


Telephone: 617-696-5685
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With June Edward, “The Massachusette Medium” This is a mediumship gallery with June Edward, the “Massachusetts Medium!” Have you ever wanted to talk to someone on the...

Cost: $55 on Eventbrite, $60 at door

Where:
Plymouth Lodge AF & AM
116 S Meadow Rd
Plymouth, MA  02360
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Sponsor: June Edward “The Massachusetts Medium”
Telephone: 508-259-1231
Contact Name: June Edward
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Guide: Peyton Pugmire Ages 16+ Like meditating with a paintbrush! Escape your stress and routine and re-connect with yourself, your heart and soul - one brushstroke at a time. This fun...

Cost: $85 (includes cost of all supplies)

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Telephone: 781-797-0389
Contact Name: Peyton Pugmire
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