I’m a Listener Just Like You

This week you’ll hear some poetry written by several refugees and their unique experience. My heart was moved as I sat across from Patrice Vecchione who has collected some powerful poems written by these immigrants. As the conversation unfolds, I’m having an experience as a listener, just like you. My heart expands and my vision is widened along with yours. Please consider supporting this on-going broadcasting endeavor with a financial contribution. DONATIONS ARE SLOWING DOWN TO A SNAIL’S PACE. We need your help now. Let is know how much you appreciate these deep dialogues with your financial support.    
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Music Playlist for New Dimensions July 2019 Programs

Airing July 3 – 9, 2019 Using Our Whole Brain with James Olson Program 3427 From Album: Music from the film, The Meaning of Tea Artist: Joel Douek & Eric Czar 1997 Quinland Road Music Opening Essay: Track 14 Wu Wei Music Break 1: Track 03 Tea, South Dakota Music Break 2: Track 11 Tea Ceremony Music Break 3: Track 13 Nantou Mist Airing July 10 – 16, 2019 We Are Not Who We “Think” We Are with Kate Gustin, Ph.D. Program 3675 From Album: Arabesque Artist: Radhika Miller B013Q7BEGM Redhika Miller Opening Essay: Track 10 Emma Music Break 1: Track 2 Arabesque Music Break
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Editor’s Desk: Attention: Use It or Lose It

Spiritual teacher Guy Finley makes a provocative observation in his book The Secret of Your Immortal Self. He points out that the only things that are truly ours to use are: attention and time. As I turned this remark over in my brain, I asked myself, “Is this really true?” If so, then the question that occurred to me is: “What can we truly depend on to hold us up in the gale force winds of mindless distraction and chaos?”   Former New Dimensions guest, Winifred Gallagher, makes the argument that the quality of our life largely depends on what
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The Power of Poetry by Young Immigrants with Patrice Vecchione

In this interview Vecchione, writer and teacher of poetry,  shares stories of her work with immigrant children and poems. Many of the struggles faced by young immigrants are the same all youth face: isolation, self-doubt and confusion. Vecchione discusses the healing power of poetry and puts a personal face on immigration so we can see beyond vague generalities. Here she shares a few of the poems of young people: a girl from Syria, a boy from Guam. She speaks of the refugee situation, “It’s hard to leave home. I wouldn’t move unless I had to move and these are people
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Coming in July

Free Listening Air Dates The “Airing” dates below indicate when radio stations air our programs. FREE LISTENING for each program is available for two weeks following the initial air date.  Just go to our Home Page and scroll down to Free Listening.  All of these featured programs are one hour long, and are available for purchase and download. Airing July 3 – 9, 2019 Using Our Whole Brain with James Olson Program 3427 The two sides of the brain have different perspectives of the world and they lead us to make very different choices. Olson’s research shows that we need to
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Spotlight – The Wisdom of Joseph Campbell

    The late mythologist Joseph Campbell is a marvel to listen to as he brings us in touch with our mythic heritage. More than any other single individual, he has brought mythology into the American mainstream, significantly affecting our perceptions of the world around us and our shared human experience. He was featured in the six-part PBS series, “Power of Myth” hosted by Bill Moyers. The many conversations he had with Michael Toms can be found in these 13 MP3 downloads from the New Dimensions Program Archive. The Wisdom of Joseph Campbell, Part 1. THE MYTHIC JOURNEY. Program S600-
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How You Can Stay Healthy & Vibrant In Times of Stress

I want to congratulate New Dimensions Radio for bringing us the news that’s important as we learn about how to make America a better place for everybody. We need to know how to live a healthy lifestyle. We need to know about politics, about philosophy, about the problems in the world today, and how we’re going to solve them in an intelligent way. The variety of people who are coming to this program series are making a difference in our educational process, so we have some kind of idea what it is that we’re trying to accomplish by living here
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Through the Lens of the Feminine Wisdom Teachings with Mirabai Starr

The Wisdom Traditions and rituals of women mystics have been woefully neglected in both literature and in practice in most of the world’s religions. Starr shows us that feminine mystical experience with its emphasis on the value of relationships, feelings, and mutual empowerment over individual success can guide us through these turbulent times. Tune in to this deeply informative tour of our holy connection to mother earth, divine mystery, God the Mother, and the many female saints both present and historic. When asked how she reconciles her pursuit of many spiritual paths, she responds by pointing out that she follows
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Spotlight: Awaken Your Creativity with Poetry

Poetry invites us all to awaken to vision, our own creative energies, and the Divine Imagination. Why are beauty and silence necessary for you to have a joyful and meaningful life? Why does Rumi’s poetry continue to move us in this post-modern era? How does poetry support us in life’s most challenging transitions? How does poetry inform the mythic unfolding of our daily lives? The answers to these and many other questions are explored with these four wisdom masters as they share with us in these programs specially selected from the New Dimensions program archive. Rumi: Poet Of Divine Ecstasy with
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