Author Conversations

Author Conversations

Conversations

Tree Spirited Woman
Tree Spirited Woman
Tree Spirited Woman is a story of spiritual awakening and life enrichment. Colleen Moran Baldrica is an official Chippewa (Ojibwe) Tribe member of the Pembina Band, from the White Earth Reservation in Northern Minnesota. She has worked for more than 28 years in public education, and holds advanced degrees with an emphasis in School Counseling.
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Common Sense for Common Good
Common Sense for Common Good
The paradigm shift is happening. With our instant technological capabilities to connect around the world, is also coming a parallel understanding of how interconnected we are as inhabitants of this planet. There is nothing that is done halfway around the world that doesn’t affect us right here. This realization propels us into the question of just what kind of world do we want to live in. A world of those with and those without, unpeaceful and filled with angst, or a world of common sense realities predicated on common good. We live in a global time of decision. We live with the power to claim our future.
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The Beatles, The Bible and Bodega Bay
The Beatles, The Bible and Bodega Bay
A simple young man from the Indian reservation lands in Northern Idaho Ken found himself propelled into the center of a rock and roll whirlwind when the Beatles asked him to be the US Manager of their Apple Record label as well as acting as their personal liaison between the UK and the US. When the Beatles breakup seemed inevitable he moved on to become a Vice President at MGM Records and then President of a CBS label owned by Andy Williams.
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The White Book
The White Book
Ken Mansfield has experienced a life that most people have only read about. He was in the heart and heat of the music industry when it was young and vibrant---back when creativity and passion made the music. Beginning with being the leader of the successful southern California folk group “The Town Criers” he graduated to becoming a top music industry executive and producer in Hollywood and Nashville.
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Between Wyomings - My God and an iPod on the Open Road
Between Wyomings - My God and an iPod on the Open Road
Ken Mansfield, the former U. S. manager of the Beatles and an award-winning producer, has pursued his love for music all his life. While looking back over his time working in the music world, Ken says, “There’s a sense of movement in the entertainment industry. You’re always on the move, mentally, physically, psychologically.” This sense of movement prompted him to write Between Wyomings, his third book, as he traveled through the U. S. His trip gave him a chance to reflect over his music and spiritual journey with a quiet mind and the distance of time to erase any painful memories.
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How Does the Heart Know Love?
How Does the Heart Know Love?
Here is a two part interview with T-Love from Energy Awareness and Blog Talk Radio with former WCCO / CBS radio personality and author Brad Walton shares his personal story of a profound transformation that followed his open heart surgery. With all of our conversations about love and exposure to the word "love," we have done little to understand the deeper relationship of love that is so vital to our physical and spiritual heart.
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Good Grief: Finding Peace After Pet Loss
Good Grief: Finding Peace After Pet Loss
Sid Korpi has combined her decades of varied professional experience - as an editor, writer, journalist, English teacher, actor, and ordained minister/animal chaplain - with her lifelong devotion to the animal companions who have blessed and shared her life in creating Good Grief: Finding Peace After Pet Loss. Surviving a "tsunami of loss" in her own life led to her discovery of spiritual truths that brought her strength and facilitated her heart's healing. She felt compelled to share these things with others who suffer - often in isolation - from the passing on of their very dearest nonhuman friends, their pets.
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Hooked on Minnesota
Hooked on Minnesota
Minnesota born Dick Hill is a Five Star Author who has earned numerous creative, marketing and broadcasting awards. Hill, a graduate of the University of Minnesota, survived a thirty-five year advertising career including twelve years with Campbell Mithun. He is president of Dick Hill Advertising, and lives with his wife, Mary, in Edina, Minnesota. Their car's license plate reads HKDONMN, acronym for the title of this book.
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Why Mars and Venus Collide: Improving Relationships by Understanding How Men and Women Cope Differently with Stress
Why Mars and Venus Collide: Improving Relationships by Understanding How Men and Women Cope Differently with Stress
Dr. John Gray is an expert in the field of communication, Gray's focus is to help men and women understand, respect and appreciate their differences in both personal and professional relationships. In his many books, CD's, DVD's, tapes, workshops and seminars, he provides simple, practical tools and insights to effectively manage stress and improve relationships at all stages and ages by creating the brain and body chemistry of health, happiness and lasting romance.
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Solitude: Seeking Wisdom in Extremes - A Year Alone in the Patagonia Wilderness
Solitude: Seeking Wisdom in Extremes - A Year Alone in the Patagonia Wilderness
In 2001 Bob traveled to a remote uninhabited island on the rainy, wind-swept coast of southern Chile. More than one hundred miles from other people, I built a shelter and lived alone for a year to explore the physical, emotional and spiritual effects of deep wilderness solitude. Here, through words, photographs, and videos, you can experience what it's like to live alone in the wilderness.
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Avoiding Cancer One Day at a Time: Practical Advice for Avoiding Cancer
Avoiding Cancer One Day at a Time: Practical Advice for Avoiding Cancer
Dr. Eldridge graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School with prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honors. Dr. Eldridge practiced family medicine with a passionate emphasis on prevention for over 15 years in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, before devoting herself full time to researching and speaking internationally on cancer prevention and nutrition.
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The Serpent and the Cross: Healing the Split through Active Imagination
The Serpent and the Cross: Healing the Split through Active Imagination
KATHERINE M. SANFORD, M.A., M.F.C. is a certified Jungian analyst and practicing Marriage and Family therapist in Del Mar, California. She studied at the Jung Institute in the mid-1950s in Zürich, Switzerland and trained at the Los Angeles Jung Institute where she received her certification in 1978.
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My Last Years with Bing
My Last Years with Bing
Kathryn begins her write in 1966 and continues their tale - stories of rearing the second family, world travels and the resurgence of Bing's career in the last years of his life. It is the rest of their love story - filled with an intimate look at the Bing that was not known to the world. It contains a fabulous collection of previously unseen color photographs primary taken by Bing and Kathryn.
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Tranceformers: Shamans of the 21st Century
Tranceformers: Shamans of the 21st Century
John Jay Harper is the CEO of the American Delphi Academy, a non-profit corporation offering body-mind-spirit wellness education. John is a radio/tv talk show guest in Canada, USA, and UK speaking on health promotion benefits of meditation and author of the bestselling book Tranceformers: Shamans of the 21st Century.
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Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence
Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence
Matthew Sanford's life and body were irrevocably changed at age 13 when his family's car skidded off a snowy Iowa overpass, killing Matt's father and sister and leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. This pivotal event set Matt on a lifelong journey, from his intensive care experiences at the Mayo Clinic to becoming a paralyzed yoga teacher and founder of a nonprofit organization.
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