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Eighteen years ago, I wrote an article for a magazine that got me called in for a taped interview with a Fox TV morning news anchor. Being an effective communicator and a skillful public speaker was a dream of mine […]

You may have been wondering how Tammy Faye Messner, who died at age 65 several days ago, became a gay icon in the goddess tradition of Lady Di, Marilyn Monroe and Judy Garland.’s “Explainer” explains it all here. For […]

Mentioned in a Newsweek article on new techniques in heart resuscitation, is the near-death experience research of Dr. Jeffrey Long. Here is Long’s website where you can read one or more of the 1,000 near-death stories he’s collected, share your […]

Ammachi, the beatific Indian hugging saint, has received wonderful clips from the press this most recent U.S. tour. Here’s Erik Davis’s article about his encounter with her. And he even got to speak with her! Here’s what she said: […]

I failed to watch Larry King interview the new-sprung Paris Hilton last night, but here’s what the New York Times said. Sounds like Paris’s resolve to reform will wear off with time. But I’m still rooting for her. After she […]

Elizabeth Lesser, co-founder of the Omega Institute calls Dr. Charles T. Tart “one of the fathers of the New Age.” I heard him speak to the Association for Spirituality and Psychotherapy a few years ago and was so taken with […]