It’s almost over

It’s almost over
Dear Friends,What a year it has been! Switching careers, changing or loosing jobs, moving countries, and, of course, the pandemic - this year shook up a lot of things for most of us in most profound ways. Now this year is almost over and, some say, so is the whole era. They say that the 'Star of Bethlehem' that appeared in the skies just a few days ago signifies huge changes for the whole of humanity, just like it did at the start of Renaissance...

Urban Healer

Urban Healer
Healers in the 21st century? Why do they still exist at the time when medicine and science made such remarkable advances?  THE WAY IT USED TO BE My great-grandmother was a healer. She lived in a small Russian village which you wouldn’t even be able to find on a map. Born before the Soviet Revolution, she had only finished four grades of school but could still teach me the multiplication table in the 1980s. The only church in the village was dem...