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Terpenes: Leading Edge of Medical Cannabis

You may have never heard the term “terpene” before, but I promise you that you have experienced a terpene or two in your life…  because terpenes give scent to everything.  That’s right.  If you can smell it, there is at … Continue reading

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What’s a Cannabinoid?

Cannabinoid.  Funny word, right?  To me, the amazing thing about cannabinoids is how long it took for us to discover them…  which doesn’t mean humanity didn’t make use of their healing properties throughout history… nope.  The cultures who used cannabinoid … Continue reading

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The Endocannabinoid System Stands for AMAZING!

When I first began my foray into the vast research opportunity of medical cannabis, I had no idea where the trail would lead–only that my interest was sparked by the relief from pain I was finding with hemp Cannabidiol aka … Continue reading

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Pain Asks the Question. Cannabis Offers an Answer

Nothing demands our attention like pain.  Whether it is physical or emotional or mental or spiritual, chronic or acute–pain alters our experience until we respond to its demands. Sometimes we think we have successfully compartmentalized the dull nerve ache or breaking … Continue reading

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Life’s Mission–John of God

Do you ever ask yourself, “What is my life’s mission?”  A worthy question in my humble opinion. I ask myself on a regular basis.  Sometimes, the answer seems very concrete–actionable, if you will.  And, sometimes, it is etheric–seemingly abstract and … Continue reading

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Loving Our Bodies Means Feeling Safe

Let’s talk science for a moment.  Proven fact: every emotion solicits hormones and neurotransmitters to evoke a host of chemical actions.  The blood fills with these “chemical feelings” and every cell in the body “reads” the chemical message to determine … Continue reading

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Final Day of Trip Six–John of God Reflections

Sitting in Frutti’s in our familiar corner amongst now-familiar faces sipping a spicy chai latte, this is our final evening in Abadiania.  The time for reflection has come.  A Casa volunteer told us this morning that this past two weeks has been … Continue reading

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Tips to Enhance the John of God Experience

We are well into Saturday afternoon here in Abadiania, Brazil, and enjoying the quiet laughter and inspiring music at Frutti’s.  Many have left town for parts unknown, and those of us gathered are relaxing into the meandering weekend rhythm.  Freshly juiced carrots with ginger and … Continue reading

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John of God Vlog – 2nd Day Settling In

The energies are having their way with us already.  I awakened in the middle of the night with a pulsing pressure in my right ankle and shin (a location where I am prone to experience nerve pain).  I wriggled and … Continue reading

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