Thank you for keeping us on the air in 2020!

We thank all our donors and supporters who helped us through the many challenges of the first 8 months of 2020. You kept us on the air. Now, we ask you to help us to complete 2020 with enough financial support to continue to bring to the airwaves new and inspiring deep dialogues for challenging times. Can you find a way to join the New Dimensions Radio donors? We have a precious minority of our listenership who sustain our program production and distribution with their donations. Can you join them? If you can, we need your support now. Hit the
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Editor’s Desk: Be Optimistically Curious

  Several years ago, I joined with two friends in a 10-week spiritual practice which consisted of ten life-revealing questions. I’ve listed these Questions to Contemplate for you at the bottom of the post. We started with one question each week: We would meditate on it, journal about it, and share with one another what comes up for us. We wrote about what we understood about the question, what we didn’t understand, what we accepted, and what we were struggling with. There were days when I felt quite resistant to the questions, but I’ve noticed over time that my heart
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A Favorite Quote from a New Dimensions Guest : Laura Koniver, M.D.

Here is the world, terrible and beautiful things will happen. Don’t be afraid. Frederick Buechner, American writer and theologian   “I have this quote hanging in my office and I read and reread it every day because I acknowledge life is hard and not picture perfect and beautiful. There are horrible, heavy, terrible things. But there are also beautiful things. The only way to get through it is to be present in it. As a physician, what I understand from that quote is that I can’t pretend everyone’s healthy and smiling all the time. There are tragic things that happen.
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The Restorative Powers of Connecting with the Earth with Laura Koniver, M.D.

In these post-modern times, more and more we live indoors and this lifestyle has isolated us from the earth. This trend, along with the current pandemic with the advice to “shelter in place,” has encouraged hanging out inside our homes. We’re addicted to looking at our computer screens, smart phones, and TVs and when we do go outside, we are further shielded from direct contact with the earth by rubber sole shoes and rubber tires to name a few buffers that disconnect us from the pulsing field of energy that the Earth produces. Our guest today tells us that the earth
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Spotlight: Graceful Aging – Staying Healthy In Mind, Body, And Spirit

Centenarians are the fastest-growing age group in the industrial world, and the founding members of history’s first senior-dominant society. This aging population is a precious resource to society. These wisdom keepers touch such subjects as: We’re all getting older. Why and how does aging happen? Why do we spend so much time wishing or just pretending it doesn’t? In order to become truly wise and vibrant elders we must actively participate in our ongoing growth and transformation. It is never too late to experience an ever unfolding, meaningful fulfillment of our potential no matter how old we are. There are
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JOSEPH CAMPBELL, BUCKY FULLER, AND REV. BARBARA LEGER

Rev. Barbara Leger was a vocational rehab intern with New Dimensions in San Francisco in early 1980’s. She writes, “My world was rocked when I met Buckminster Fuller on my first day of work in 1980. I was with New Dimensions in 1983 for the 10th anniversary dinner. Imagine what it was like to sit with Joseph Campbell on my right and Barbara Marx Hubbard across the table, and, physicist and educator, Robert Fuller to the left of me. In the 1990s I joined the board and am now on the Advisory Group. I call New Dimensions Radio ‘The Library
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A Favorite Quote from a New Dimensions Guest : Merlin Sheldrake, Ph.D.

There are moments in moist love where heaven is jealous of what we on earth can do. Hafiz (1315-1390) Persian poet translated by Daniel Ladinsky   “This poem reminds me to be startled, enthralled, amazed, and curious about the planet on which we live and the life forms that have evolved to inhabit this planet.”   Merlin Sheldrake, Ph.D. biologist and author of Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, & Shape Our Futures
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Exploring the Hidden Kingdom of Fungi with Merlin Sheldrake, Ph.D.

Nature is an assemblage of entanglements in which we are messily embedded. Humans are multi-species beings consisting of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that coordinate the task of living. In this deep dialogue we explore the fascinating world of the kingdom of fungi and its importance to all life on planet earth. They eat rock, make soil, digest pollutants, both nourish plants and cause plants to decompose, they can survive in space, induce visions, produce food, make medicine, manipulate animal behavior, and influence the composition of the Earth’s atmosphere to list a few of their activities. They live their
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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 programs from the New Dimensions Program Archive. The Wisdom of Joseph Campbell, Part 1. THE MYTHIC JOURNEY. Program S600- MP3 Download Buy
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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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