The Meaning Of Refuge with Terry Tempest Williams

This is one woman’s story of growing up downwind of an atomic testing site in a wild, beautiful, and “virtually uninhabited” area near the Great Salt Lake in Utah. “My family were some of the virtual uninhabitants,” Williams says. In 1983, as her mother was dying of cancer, there was a catastrophic flood of the Great Salt Lake which threatened the wildlife on its flood plain. The flooding was a natural event and the nuclear testing was a by-product of technology. Both were devastating. Nine women in her family developed cancer, and seven of them are now dead. Williams has emerged from this background as
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The Heart Of The Wild with Terry Tempest Williams

Williams tells the story of her initiation by the living land when she was 7 years old. While taking a school trip she ended up alone, in the dark, in Mount Timpanogos Cave. For a brief but powerful moment she felt the beating heart of the mountain. She says, “For the rest of my life I’ve been trying to retrieve that sacred space I felt inside that mountain alone. I have been searching for that moment when you’re part of something so old, so deep, so true.” Take a tour with Williams and find the relevance of our national parks in the
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Spotlight: Wisdom From Powerful Women

  Here four extraordinary women inspire us with their wisdom. Oriah Mountain Dreamer’s poem The Invitation has taken a life of its own as it has been shared around the world. Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, changed the conversation about violence against woman that also deeply affects men as well. Terry Tempest Williams, activist and naturalist, encourages us with her sharing of the powerful “Mother Tongue” that opens our hearts. And, May McCarthy, business entrepreneur, shares her wonderful technique of starting her day with a meeting with her CSO, Chief Spiritual Officer. You’ll want to hear each of
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Spotlight: Nature: The Best Medicine for the Times

  Our connection with nature is the oldest form of spirituality in the world. In these troublesome times, it offers us a place to calm our spirit and renew our soul. Here are four MP3s specially selected from the New Dimensions archive that will get us out of the clanging in our heads and into the simple rhythms and sounds of nature. Exploring Nature’s Wildness In The City with Lyanda Lynn Haupt Program 3322 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 Even in the midst of a city we can rediscover our connection with the natural world. Haupt reminds us that “we’re
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Our Consciousness Has Been Raised

  Dear Friend of New Dimensions, New Dimensions needs your financial help to support the on-going broadcasts of these deep dialogues. Besides the weekly programs, we continue to digitize and make available the timeless wisdom contained in our extensive archive. Your support is critical to the well-being of this precious resource. “I think all of us can say our consciousness has been raised and changed because of the voices we hear on New Dimensions. I would ask you to please give your support. Michael and Justine’s life work through New Dimensions contributes to ours. Won’t you help? Be as generous
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Consciousness is Changing for the Better

  Dear Friend of New Dimensions, New Dimensions TRULY needs your financial help to support the on-going broadcasts of these deep dialogues. Besides the weekly programs, we continue to digitize and make available the timeless wisdom contained in our extensive archive. Your support is critical to the well-being of this precious resource. “I think all of us can say our consciousness has been raised and changed because of the voices we hear on New Dimensions. I would ask you to please give your support. Michael and Justine’s life work through New Dimensions contributes to ours. Won’t you help? Be as
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From Ranching To Writing with Pam Houston

  Here Houston takes us through the life journey that led her to buy a piece of ranch land in the southwest corner of Colorado. She knew nothing about ranching but with the help of many people and animals her wandering life became tethered to the land. She describes the pivotal moment in her life when she had a book advance of $21,000.00 in the bank and her mother had just died. She describes that moment: “That was a whirlwind year, the death of my mother, the success of my first book. I didn’t know if I was coming or going
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Spotlight: Transforming Our Life Through Writing

Through the years many guests on New Dimensions have expounded on the joys and benefits of writing and journaling. They know firsthand how this self-expression can enrich our self-knowledge, open us to our innate creativity, and turn our suffering into healing. These four programs, specially selected from the New Dimensions archive, will inspire you to keep on writing. And, if you don’t think you can write, they will help you to get started on this magical journey. The Zen Of Writing with Natalie Goldberg Program 2376 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 Goldberg reveals stories of her life and many spiritual
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Spotlight: Improve Your Life: Enrich Your Questioning and Listening Skills

  Listening is a skill that takes effort, attention, patience, and practice. Effective listening can improve our relationships and our jobs, as well as enhance our intelligence. To give voice to our own authenticity requires deep listening and fertile silences. We all have within us a quiet, knowing “truth teller” that will help us get closer to speaking our questions out loud. Each of these MP3s specially selected from the New Dimensions program archives will expand your landscape as it inspires, excites, and revivifies your ability to listen, and to ask better questions. The Art And Practice Of Listening Well
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