Up Until Now

“Up until now” is a phrase that Rev. Mary Morrissey introduced to me many years ago. It has become one of my go-to phrases when life takes a turn and discouragement is on the horizon. “Up until now” reminds us that our destiny isn’t determined by our history. She tells us that it is our intentions that can be our most dynamic guide. Intention is the first creation. As Morrissey says, “We create in mind a thought-form of what we’d like to be experiencing. Without that thought-form, all the creative energy in the universe can’t form itself into a form
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Editor’s Desk: The Healing Quality of Being Truly Heard by Another

Recently I traveled to Toronto, Canada to participate in the World Parliament of Religions conference. The first event I attended was The Alchemy of Women’s Collective Wisdom and Power. One of the opening presenters of this session was Kay Lindhl, founder and director of The Listening Center and author of The Art of Sacred Listening. She opened her presentation with the statement: “The answer to how is Yes!” – a thought that gave me much to ponder. She closed her presentation with a profound question, which I then asked a small circle I was leading: “When was the time when
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Reclaiming Our Time And Moving Away From Busy Behavior with Yvonne Tally

Busyness is not just a behavior; it’s an attitude that claims ownership of our time. Moving away from busy behavior takes more than just solutions. It requires us to discover the motivation underneath our behavior. As we understand what’s driving us we’ll be better able to make changes and reclaim our time and not allow “busy” to set the pace of our life. Here we explore how we may reclaim our days from the hurried frenzy of getting it all done with effective solutions to our time-strapped life. Tally’s daughter gave her this noteworthy advice: “There is no such thing
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Spotlight: J. Krishnamurti – And Other Masters and Revolutionary Thinkers

    Acknowledged as one of the greatest spiritual philosophers of this or any other age, the late J. Krishnamurti was a visionary whose ideas are still ahead of his time. These dialogues, conducted in 1983 and 1984, are two of the most popular programs in the New Dimensions archive. Mary Lutyens, Krishamurti’s official biographer, called these programs “two of the best dialogues he ever did.” Also included in this spotlight are teachers and philosophers Jack Kornfield, Ph.D. and Wes “Scoop” Nisker. These four programs specially selected from the New Dimensions program archive provide a priceless visit with special master
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Jack Kornfield Urges You To Support New Dimensions

“New Dimensions is one of the great treasures of the broadcasting world. It has been the voice of transformation of consciousness in the culture for over four decades and has brought to us the best thinkers, the most amazing stories, and the great possibilities of transformation of the individual and society. It has done so through the brilliant work of Michael and Justine Toms. New Dimensions has been the cataloger, the keeper of flame of so many of the greatest teachers over the last half of the 20th century, like Joseph Campbell, Krishnamurti, and R. Buckminster Fuller. To have an
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Developing Our “Superpower” Of Connecting With Others with Jonathan Robinson

In life we all basically want the same things. We want care, understanding, empathy, and appreciation. One avenue that will take us there is to become master communicators. Most of us have had little to no training in how best to communicate in ways that foster deep trust and intimacy. So, we might ask the question: Is there hope for us to master the skill of communication without having to get a Ph.D.? Robinson enthusiastically encourages us with a resounding Yes! Yes, we can become masters in communication. Over many decades, he has reached millions of people around the world to help
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Spotlight: Emotions: Do They Help or Hinder?

Daniel Goleman’s blockbuster book Emotional Intelligence brought the conversation about emotions to a new level. What are the pitfalls and gifts that our emotions bring to our lives? What are some aspects of emotional intelligence? Are actions more important than analysis? Why does our brain perceive emotions as a threat to our survival? These and many other concepts are explored in these four programs specially selected from the New Dimensions archive.     Appreciating Emotional Intelligence with Daniel Goleman, Ph.D. Program 2548 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 Intelligence is more than IQ. Goleman demonstrates how our view of human intelligence
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Thank You for Your Support of New Dimensions

  Larry Brilliant, M.D. had this to say about his experience of New Dimensions. “These are troubled times. Where we get our news is really important. That news has got to come with love, and integrity, and honesty, and depth. That’s what New Dimensions is. It is not like other programs, other sources. I’ve had an amazing experience here. Justine Willis Toms made me talk about things that I’ve talked about a hundred times differently than I’ve ever talked about them before.”   Larry Brilliant, cofounder SEVA Foundation, former Executive Director of Google.org, and author of the memoir Sometimes Brilliant,  which tells
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Taking A Vow For Humanity And The Earth with Matthew Fox, Ph.D., Skylar Wilson, Jennifer Berit Listug

It is no wonder that we are terrified by the current unchartered territory of global population growth, ecosystem stress, polarized political struggles, the decline of traditional religious practice,and more. How do we avoid curling up into a ball and giving up? Our guests share the vision of a co-creative, emergent, self-organizing movement they call the“Order of the Sacred Earth (OSE)” as an antidote to the manynegative forces that surround us. There are OSE pods sprouting up all over the country. These groups of people are reading the book Order of the Sacred Earth, taking the vow “I promise to be the best
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Spotlight: Taking Charge of Your Health

What is the definitive answer to how we should treat our bodies? Dr. Andrew Weil says, “Most of the diseases that kill and disable people prematurely in our culture are diseases of lifestyle that can be avoided if people would make better choices.” Explore this most personal and important subject with four highly respected wisdom sages in these four programs specially selected from the New Dimensions program archive. Medicine And Miracles with Larry Dossey, M.D. Program 2801 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 The role of spirituality in healing and health care is changing and one of the people responsible for
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