Archive for 'Spiritual Life'
Posted on 29. Oct, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
Here is a travel company (actually a Tibetan Cooperative) called Tibet Travel Coop that uses a Tibetan staff of travel agents, tour guides, cooks, drivers and hosts who know the Tibetan travel industry and have been working in every part of Tibet. The picture of the Coop members is great – all the families too [...]
Posted on 12. Oct, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
In 2012 a woman named Martha St. Clair nearly drowned while water skiing. As you will hear her describe in this video, she fell and was pulled under the water when the rope became tangled around her leg. She had many of the same experiences as others who have come back from the other side, [...]
Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
For those of you familiar with this website you might know that one of the regular listings under the heading, “Mystical/Spiritual Tours and Retreats” is Journeys of the Spirit. Sheri Rosenthal, a former doctor who was wealthy but not happy, found her focus in life through a spiritual direction and through journeys to sacred sites. She continues [...]
Posted on 20. Aug, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
I have featured other travel sites in past months that feature places to go off the usual tourist destinations. Here is another group that offers some trips to unusual places as well as some to more common locations. For example, Spiritual Quest Journeys presently has trips scheduled to Namibia (Desert Sands and Crystal Journey), Zambia [...]
Posted on 03. Jul, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
You’ve all seen the pictures of the two big New Zealand islands and various smaller surrounding islands located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. If you have been there you know that the lush vegetation and trees is like no other place on this planet. These islands have developed in isolation for millenniums. Here [...]
Posted on 12. Jun, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
Ever since the brain studies using Transcendental Meditators on the 1980′s researchers have been trying other ways of measuring the effects of meditation. This latest report uses brain scans before and after 20 minute mindfulness meditation sessions to show that there is a change in the anterior cingulate cortex to which the researchers at Wake [...]
Posted on 31. May, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
Want something out of the ordinary for your summer vacation? How about a journey through Mongolia – on horseback? Wild Earth Journeys has had 3 cancellations on their trip starting July 22, 2013, so this is your chance. The company is very reliable and has sponsored this journey before. Anyway, I’ll let Thomas Kelly and [...]
Posted on 14. Apr, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
Some of my readers will know that I like to feature retreats that are off the tourist trail in remote or less-frequented places. However, you don’t have to go half-way around the world to find such places. Here is a retreat center near Loveland, Ohio about 20 miles away from Cincinnati called Grailville. It advertises, [...]
Posted on 01. Apr, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
Have you noticed how different spiritual groups are now forming or growing in numbers? As the world becomes increasingly unpredictable on many fronts – weather, money and governments to name a few – people are finding great solace and comfort in such groups. In addition, things are happening so rapidly it’s difficult to keep up [...]
Posted on 02. Mar, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
I’m sure some of you out there like horses and desert retreats. Here’s one that bills itself as a spiritual retreat, and it’s worth visiting the website just to hear Willie Nelson accompany the online video with “Slow Moving Dreams”. The ranch started out as a cattle ranch in Arizona and has developed now with [...]