Category: Environment

CampFire

Camp Fire
Camp Fire

As I sit here at 3am in my home in Magalia thinking of all those families sleeping in tents and other peoples homes I know there are no words that can convey my feelings for their suffering, especially after seeing what they will be seeing in a few weeks when they arrive back in Paradise… Read more »

How Did We Get Here?

Kathleen Hallal
Kathleen Hallal

By Rahasya Poe   The short answer to this question is “apathy and greed.” But considering the fate of our children, our country, and the world, let’s look at some specifics that address the problem. I think it’s well worth our time to look deeply and seriously into this subject. I was recently invited by… Read more »

Water Is Life

Good water store
Good water store

Water Is Life By Phyllis Humber   When searching for life on other planets and throughout the universe, scientists first seek to establish the presence of water. All life requires water, not only to exist, but to survive, thrive, and to be healthy. Life as we know it here on our mother planet, Earth, is… Read more »

Food as Sacred

Food Is Scred-Pamm Larry
Food Is Scred-Pamm Larry

By Pamm Larry Do you know where your dinner came from? Who did you buy it from: an anonymous corporation that creates pesticides as part of its portfolio or someone you know who grows organically? How did the grower treat the soil and water while it grew? Did the seeds come from someone who saved… Read more »

Ionized Alkaline Water

good water store
good water store

Optimize Your Health and Vitality with Ionized Alkaline Water By Phyllis Humber   Clarity comes to mind as we step on into the New Year. Knowing where we stand is vital while navigating today’s waters of extreme change. As we stretch forward to embrace the fresh energy of 2018, we cannot help but think about… Read more »

Herbal Solutions for Radiant Vitality

Fionas forrest
Fionas forrest

At Fiona’s Forest By Jules Pecson My name is Jules Pecson, and I’m a master herbalist and owner of Fiona’s Forest in Paradise. Our forte is full-body beauty and well-being, using natural ingredients foraged sustainably in our local forests. My health journey started eight years ago, when I was taught to use traditional wild-crafted herbal… Read more »

Creating the New World According to the Ancient Wisdom

Jack Allis
Jack Allis

What Forces Must Come into Play? What Part Do You Play? By Jack Allis Few topics are more important than changing the world. It’s a wonder we don’t hear people talk about it more. One of the obvious reasons is that most people believe the world is so messed up that there’s nothing any one… Read more »

Wild-Crafted Summer Remedies

By Fiona Allergy Tincture Humans constantly adapt to their environment but our bodies ultimately reflect allergic symptoms as our adaptation reaches its limit. The eyes become itchy as the pollen levels rise and a runny nose continually works to move invading allergens from the nasal cavities. Chest congestion and a dry cough also indicate that… Read more »

Passion and Excellence

at Berkeley Olive Grove OK … I’ll admit that we might be a little biased when it comes to our advertisers in the Lotus Guide, but every once in a while we think we need to say something about them, and this is one of those times. It started in the parking lot at a… Read more »

Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline

By Rahasya Poe    It’s not necessarily because I’m 25 percent Cherokee, or even that it’s the right thing to do, which it is, that I’m throwing in my two cents on this issue. I was thinking of writing this article anyway, but it was confirmed when I started reading what traditional news media was… Read more »