Unlocking Locked-in Syndrome: An Interview Through an Empath

John Andrews is a 37 year old man with ALS who has been the subject of many of these columns. The course of the disease was swift, leaving him paralyzed within a few months and unable to speak within a year and a half. John has led us to many different levels of healing over […]

Releasing Karmic Connections

My name is John Andrews. I have been unable to communicate verbally for a year and a half because of Lou Gehrig’s Disease. For the last six months, though my mind felt the same, my caregivers would only know if I answered “yes” or “no” with a biofeedback device attached to my neck. Through proper […]

A Specific Case of Lou Gehrig’s Disease from a Different Paradigm (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1 John didn’t die. He wasn’t the vegetable they said he’d be as the result of being clinically dead for forty minutes as the dedicated surgical team performed CPR. He had some short term memory loss and a little disorientation for a while, but to this day his mind is sharp and […]

A Specific Case of Lou Gehrig’s Disease from a Different Paradigm (Part 1)

For some years I’ve been brought to awareness of a reality different from what we perceive as every day reality. Through a combination of teachers, experiences in my healing practice and dreams, I’m becoming aware of a model of mental and physical health that is very different from the western medical model. While the concepts […]

Pain: One of Our Greatest Teachers

What is pain? One dictionary definition is “unpleasant sensory and emotional experiences, associated with actual or potential tissue damage.” Others include “distress,” “punishment,” “a basic bodily sensation induced by a noxious stimulus … characterized by physical discomfort … and typically leading to evasive action.” Most of us generally perceive pain as something to be avoided […]

Love to Heal

I wish to share my story of a very remarkable lady: Evy McDonald. When I first heard Evy speak, I was at an annual conference of the American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA), over ten years ago. She walked easily up to the podium, and held all of us spellbound by her one-hour presentation, regarding her […]

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