Chattering Mind
February 2006 Archives

Here’s further evidence that the shaman–a mystical indigenous prophet and healer–has achieved sufficient allure to get featured in a top dollar fashion shoot. Click here, if you must, to see a dark, tattooed man (who at least appears to have …Read More

Here’s a photo of skier Bode Miller, taken before the Olympics, that I find helpful in my quest to put him behind me.

And here’s the link to the famous “Do you have a drinking problem?” screening quiz. Alcoholics Anonymous is considered America’s largest self-help spiritual group.

Excerpts from a nice interview with Richard Gere on why he thinks we should all care more about Africa and AIDS aired Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” If you missed it, you can catch it here.

Well, the Olympic Games are over, but I can’t get skier Bode Miller out of my head. “Mom, I think you have a crush on that guy,” said one of the impish Chattering boys. “No, no, that’s not it,” I …Read More

Now, please don’t veer too far away, but this link to a list of worthy Buddhist-inspired blogs came my way, and I’d like to pass it on. Looks good.

“What I now realize, from my study of the different religious traditions, is that a disciplined attempt to go beyond the ego brings about a state of ecstasy. Indeed, it is in itself ekstasis. Theologians in all the great faiths …Read More

In case you missed it, renowned Buddhist authority, spiritual activist, and columnist Lama Surya Das was on “The Colbert Report” with Stephen Colbert earlier this week. True, his holiness the Dalai Lama has appeared on both Barbara Walters’s and …Read More

Gosh, the posts about Beliefnet’s homepage reorganization and the naming of the “Spirituality” department were just fantastic. So many good people with really smart ideas. The decision will take some time, and we will keep you posted, but we are …Read More

The trendy, high-in-antioxidants pomegranate (read all about it in The Bible and Qu’ran!) now occupies a place of status alongside the reliable lemon, lime, and cherry. Polar Beverages is peddling a nice pomegranate-flavored seltzer. I saw it in the grocery …Read More