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More Wisdom from Bumper Stickers

submitted by Jerry Kvasnicka

As I stated in the initial installment of this series I find a lot of wisdom in bumper stickers and keep a list of them handy for illustrating and driving home points I’m seeking to make …

Attunement Retreat: April 4–6

Upcoming Event: Attunement Retreat, April 4–6

Attunement Circle

Stress levels recede. Emotions return to balance. Internal self-healing gets a jump start.

These benefits, along with many others, make Attunement an attractive option to those seeking an energy medicine practice. And for those …

Holy Ravioli! Making Pasta Isn’t As Hard As It Seems



Fresh pasta appears on more and more restaurant menus lately. The soft, doughy texture and old-world charm provide a welcome contrast to dry, boxed noodles. And more than a flavor fad, fresh pasta signifies something more important making a

Reflections on Beauty

submitted by Larry Pearlman

Sitting on a hillside in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica, I look past the violet, yellow, and green homes with their red tile roofs to the pretty little town nestled in this verdant valley of hills/mountains. Through …

From Externals to Internals: Replacing Religion with Primal Spirituality

submitted by Jerry Kvasnicka

David Karchere, the director of the Sunrise Ranch spiritual community where I live, recently posed this question in a talk he gave to the community: “Why do people create religion, particularly religion that distorts the nature …

Farm-to-table with Sunrise Ranch

Hurrah! for farmers’ markets and local food producers! Consumers are becoming more aware and educated about their food and the importance of nutrition. The farm-to-table movement consists of eating local and seasonal food right from the ground or pasture to

Chef Ace Linne-Speidel and RMIM to Offer Butchering Class at Sunrise Ranch

Ace butchering photo for interview piece

On Feb. 1, Sunrise Ranch Sous Chef Ace Linne-Speidel will team up with the Rocky Mountain Institute of Meat (RMIM) to offer an introductory butchering demonstration and public class to be hosted at Sunrise Ranch. Linne-Speidel will work side-by-side with

Rise of the Phoenix into Mad Passion!

 New Year Sunset at Sunrise Ranch

Dear Friends of Sunrise,

Happy New Year!  A very powerful theme has emerged for transformation, for living our true and fully expressed life—the Way of the Phoenix. In Greek mythology, a phoenix is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated …

Bumper Stickers I Love

bumper sticker #2submitted by Jerry Kvasnicka

I am open to inspiration and insight from any source, and so when a catalog of bumper stickers arrived in the mail for me one day, I decided to open it instead of instinctively throwing it …

Attunement School Certification Program


Spreading the Light

Submitted by Dylan Leigh

Hello, I attended your Arise music festival and got way more than I was expecting. Sitting under the willow trees by the Dome after a long night and beautiful sunrise, I had a conversation with the …

The Magic of Music

submitted by Jerry Kvasnicka

music notes

I don’t know the name of the selection or the pianist performing it. When the simple jazz improvisation came over my radio one afternoon, almost instinctively I activated my cassette recorder. Since that day I have …

A Leader

submitted by Ford North

great leaders

are the

greatest followers

they follow
some “thing” greater

than themselves

leaders surrender to the guidance

of spirit – in whatever form it takes

that presents itself to them

a leader follows this guidance…

Awaken! Arise! Activate!

Awaken! Creator Son of Reality, Awaken! Sons and Daughters of God, created in the image of…
Don’t go and give your power away, then stop to think and say, I wish there was another way.
You are powerful! You are …

Reveal The Sun

submitted by Larry Pearlman

I sat on the beach today in Ft. Lauderdale and watched the sun rise. Well, actually, I watched it being revealed. How is it that something as powerful as the sun can be almost completely masked …

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