The Mystic’s Almanac is a collection of commentaries by Dr. Judith L. Boice, N.D., L.Ac., author, international teacher, naturopathic physician and acupuncturist.
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How can I best pass ancestral wisdom to those who follow: with physical objects OR stories?
Aired Sunday, Sept. 8th, 2013
Pushing limits stretches and strengthens; endless pushing, though, creates a "baggy monster."
Aired Sunday, July 28th, 2013
In the Celtic calendar, Lughnasadh (August 1st) marks the sacrifice of the Corn God and the beginning of the harvest.
Aired Sunday, July 14th, 2013
What is the motor and fuel for three types of power: power over, power with, and imminence?
Aired Sunday, June 30th, 2013
What do I want to be famous (or infamous) for?
Summer peak in an alpine wilderness.
Pueo, the indigenous Hawaiian owl, reminds me that death dwells among the living.
Aired Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
John, with his Cockney accent and rough humor, is a camouflaged, guerilla healer.
Aired Sunday, May 26, 2013 (Repeat)
A song for Memorial Day.
Our physical inheritance offers clues about our ancestors
When my boys were born, a friend initiated me into "The Mothers Club."
Aired Sunday, May 5th, 2013 Watching the congregation of birds in the back yard, I celebrate these creatures as talismans, blessings and messengers.
Aired Sunday, 4/28/13
Accommodating others without full awareness is a disservice to others and to myself.
Aired Sunday, April 7, 2013
Sorting through seeds saved over a couple of decades, I recognize them as family heirlooms.
Aired Sunday, March 31st, 2013
Many view Jesus' life like a beautiful garden. Rather than becoming spectators, though, Jesus challenges us to become gardeners in our own right.
Aired Sunday, March 24th, 2013
Our physical inheritance offers clues about our ancestors.
Aired Sunday, March 17th, 2013
Gardeners dream in seeds. All winter those potent points of life slumber, waiting expectantly for the first stirrings of spring.
Aired Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
Slaves who crossed the border of a gangster's farm were free, in "The Promised Land."
Aired Sunday 2/17, 2013
In Asia, a death poem is a gift to friends and family, a final distillation of a life.
Aired Sunday, Jan. 27th, 2013
Opening a new bank account in Oklahoma I was brought face-to-face with global patriarchal assumptions.
Aired Sunday, Jan. 20th, 2013 The snake bites the hand that saves it - an ancient Shawnee story that teaches each being is "whole cloth."
Am I creating my destiny or chasing it?
Aired Sunday, 1/6/13
Is my goal extending life, or working with the cycles of life?
Aired Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 (This episode originally aired on Nov. 9, 2010)
If I viewed my life as an experiment, a Petri dish of experience, what would I devote myself to?
Aired Sunday, Dec. 16th, 2012
Abraham Lincoln's visionary leadership was "for the people."
Aired Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012
Both the leaves and I are moved by unseen forces - naturally.
Aired Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2012
Children in Salt Lake City, Utah discovered toxic waste near their school and championed the clean up.
(Aired Sunday, 11/18/2012. This episode originally aired in 2010.)
Imagine giving thanks for every aspect of Creation - how long would that take?
Aired Sunday 11/11/12
Danaan Perry, an international mediator, taught that conflict simply IS.
Although I have no illusions about a candidate revolutionizing my world, I still will be exercising the privilege of voting.
By Dr. Judith Boice