Mystics Almanac

Series produced by KVNF

Caption: Navigating Life with Science and Soul
Navigating Life with Science and Soul 

The Mystic’s Almanac is a weekly 5-minute radio column that offers listeners inspiration to navigate their daily lives.

The stories are gleaned from real-life experience. Rather than preaching or offering advice, these stories celebrate the wisdom embodied in the daily lives of ordinary people.
Stories have the power to move the heart while enlightening the mind. Judith Boice has the ear to hear these stories, from her own and others’ lives, and brings them to life in compelling tales for radio listeners. Like an almanac, the episodes cover a wide variety of topics, e.g. ending a marriage, recovering from cancer, walking with a holy man around a sacred mountain in India, and collecting heirloom seeds. Although some of the episodes play out against the backdrop of “exotic” locations, most are gleaned from the stuff of daily life, where all true mysteries reside.

“The Mystic’s Almanac is perfect for busy people who want depth. I remember the episodes–they come back to mind again and again through the week. They are (nourishing) fast food for the soul.”
~K. Luiten, Kaui, Hawaii Hide full description

The stories are gleaned from real-life experience. Rather than preaching or offering advice, these stories celebrate the wisdom embodied in the daily lives of ordinary people.Stories have the power to move the heart while enlightening the mind. Judith Boice has the ear to hear these stories, from her own and others’ lives, and brings them to life in compelling tales for radio listeners. Like an almanac, the episodes cover a wide variety of topics, e.g. ending a marriage, recovering from cancer, walking with a holy man around a sacred mountain in India, and collecting heirloom seeds. Although some of the episodes play out against the backdrop of “exotic” locations, most are gleaned from the stuff of daily life, where all true mysteries reside.“The Mystic’s Almanac is perfect for busy... Show full description


90 Pieces

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Internally versus externally derived power

  • Added: May 21, 2009
  • Length: 05:35
Dad
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Series: Mystics Almanac
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Marrying my dad at 4 years old

  • Added: Jun 18, 2009
  • Length: 05:22
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Gradual versus spontaneous spiritual awakening

  • Added: Jun 23, 2009
  • Length: 05:26
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Dolphins at Monkey Mia, on the west coast of Australia

  • Added: Jun 23, 2009
  • Length: 05:13
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How two medicine dogs helped heal my fear of dogs

  • Added: Jul 21, 2009
  • Length: 05:04
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Solo journey on Vermont's Long Trail

  • Added: Jul 21, 2009
  • Length: 05:40
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Summer peak in an alpine wilderness

  • Added: Jul 21, 2009
  • Length: 04:44
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This day of balanced light and dark is often marked by elemental wildness

  • Added: Sep 22, 2009
  • Length: 05:18
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What if language differentiated us via race rather than gender?

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 06:29
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The Ribbon Demonstration, on the 40th anniversary of Hiroshima - what people could not bear to lose in a nuclear war.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:14
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Visiting 500- and 1,000-year-old oak trees in Britain

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:31
  • Purchases: 1
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The lunar/blood cycle governs many types of creation

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:42
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Mother Theresa and a prison visiting room demonstrate the power of love

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:16
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A plea for individualizing treatment plans, incorporating all appropriate treatments

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:39
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Mystics live quietly, and for the most part unnoticed, in their community.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:34
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Letters can be treasures more precious than gold or silver

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:09
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Expectation breeds disappointment - how to balance with expectancy

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:06
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Halloween, Samhain, or "All Hallows Eve" marks the end of the Celtic year, and the beginning of a new cycle.

Bought by WPSU, WTIP, KDNK, and KWMR


  • Added: Oct 27, 2009
  • Length: 05:22
  • Purchases: 4
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Gratitude and desire are two sides of the same coin.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 05:20
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Graciously receiving a present can be as great a gift as giving one.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 06:29