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Review: The Ghost Studies: New Perspectives on the Origins of Paranormal Experiences

The Ghost Studies: New Perspectives on the Origins of Paranormal ExperiencesThe Ghost Studies: New Perspectives on the Origins of Paranormal Experiences by Brandon Massullo

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Less than two hundred pages, you will go through this book fairly quickly. “The Ghost Studies” has an excellent Index, and Notes section making it both easy to navigate and a great jumping off point for your own research. Each chapter ( for example “Not Everything is Paranormal” ) concludes with a brief summary.
All in all, I really enjoyed it but I wanted more.
Maybe that’s what Massullo had in mind?

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from New Page Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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Posted by on October 16, 2017 in Uncategorized


Our October Titles Are Here!

Great looking month at Weiser

Our October titles are here!

Swimming with Elephants

Sarah Seidelmann

“A fascinating, amusing, and wise account of how someone born with a shaman’s predilections, raised in a rationalist culture, finds her way back to her true self.” —Martha BeckNew York Times bestselling author of Expecting Adam

“From the lakes of Minnesota to the Ganges River in India, Sarah Seidelmann’s transformative journey from MD to shamanic healer is a refreshingly honest and very funny tale of spiritual growth.” —Matt Adrian, author of The Guide to Troubled Birds

“This is an exceedingly vulnerable, beautifully written book and the most genuine spiritual memoir I have ever read. It is also–in many hilarious moments–laugh out loud funny.” —Maria Bamford, Comedian and star of Netflix Original Series Lady Dynamite

“I LOVED THIS BOOK. Sarah takes us on an intimate tour of the hero’s journey. She’s a brilliant storyteller…making sense…

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Posted by on October 2, 2017 in Uncategorized


Flowers of September

There are flowers enough in the summertime,
More flowers than I can remember:
But none with the purple, gold, and red
That dyes the flowers of September
–Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

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Posted by on September 4, 2017 in Uncategorized


Tonight on Svengoolie

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Posted by on August 19, 2017 in Uncategorized


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Tiws Day August 15th

When high the sun in noonday glory rides,
Where willows keep the lake’s green margin cool,
The speckled trout amid their shadow hides,
And dragonflies haunt every shaded pool
–Thomas S. Collier (1842–93)


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Posted by on August 15, 2017 in Uncategorized


Thor’s day

Ah in the thunder air
how still the trees are!
And the lime-tree, lovely and tall, every leaf silent
hardly looses even a last breath of perfume
–D. H. Lawrence (1885–1930)


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Posted by on August 10, 2017 in Uncategorized


Spiritual Bandwidth

by Janet Conner

Have you noticed that the next big idea that sends your life into a whole new orbit always drops out of nowhere? You’re not looking for it, not asking for it, not expecting anything, when suddenly, wham, it lands in your heart. And the top of your head pops off like a champagne cork.

I had one of those moments recently.

I had just finished a delightful conversation with Kathleen Deignan on The Soul-Directed Life talking about Thomas Merton, prayer, and finding the natural rhythm of your life. We even sang to one another.

As we were saying goodbye, Kathleen blurte17d, “You are an ecstatic!”

This got my attention because it was the second time ecstasy came calling. The first time, a friend in book group interrupted me as I was describing the intense experience of writing Find Your Soul’s Purpose. She said, “You need more…

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Posted by on July 17, 2017 in Uncategorized


Dark side Microsoft


Damn you Microsoft … damn you.

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Posted by on June 26, 2017 in Uncategorized


The Arcanas

by Sasha Fenton

A tarot deck contains two parts, these being the Major and Minor Arcana . The word “Arcana” means secret or hidden, in the same way that the word occult means hidden from view, and this implies that specialized knowledge is required . The Major Arcana is a series of twenty-two stand-alone cards, the only equivalent of which is the Joker in a deck of playing cards . The Minor Arcana is broken into four suits of fourteen cards each, which are similar to those in a deck of playing cards in that they have Aces, numbered cards, and Court cards.

The Major Arcana

Major Arcana cards carry powerful images that refer back to archetypes that have all but lost their original history and meanings. The Holy Roman Emperor, 15th century power struggles between the Popes, and the hatred of Franciscan hermits mean nothing to modern clients. The…

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Posted by on June 22, 2017 in Uncategorized


Celestial: A Colorable Zodiac Journal


Buy a copy …
Hardcover: 112 pages
Publisher: Blue Star Premier; Clr Csm Se edition (June 6, 2017)
ISBN-10: 1944515445
ISBN-13: 978-1944515447

Brazilian artist Gabriel Picolo grew an immense following during his online 365-day creative challenge, where he posted new artistic musings daily. Celestial applies his whimsical illustrative style to the various traits of the zodiacs. Colorable depictions of the 12 zodiac symbols, constellations, and whimsical prompts help you write down your thoughts and get in touch with your inner creative self.

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Posted by on June 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

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