“Entering the Night-time of Our Days” July 3, 2011–The earth is a magnificent and unique planet full of great diversity of plants and animals, rocks and weather, and people and languages. New species continue to be discovered and hybrid plants are created. However, viruses and organisms mutate, potentially threatening all humanity. New weather patterns emerge, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Empowering the Patient” The following remarks were given on May 15, 2011, by Dr. Sue Shipe at an Institute-sponsored Fibromyalgia Conference entitled, “Empowering the Patient.” We hope that you will find it relevant for dealing with many kinds of chronic illness and pain. June 5, 2011–The purpose of our coming together today is to give […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Characteristics of Being Empowered” May 1, 2011 — When the International Institute For Human Empowerment was founded in 1993 with a DBA (“doing business as”), and even later in the year 2000 when it became incorporated as a not-for-profit public charity, many people were not familiar with the words “empower” and “empowerment.” In fact, they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Staying Sensitive in an Insensitive World” April 3, 2011 — The horrific events following the Japanese earthquake and tsunami are beyond human comprehension. Even as we learn of these events which challenge all humanity, we are left to wonder, “How does this fit into my understanding of human reality?” The media bring us daily catastrophes. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Differently-Abled Spiritually” March 6, 2011 — Those of us who were raised in, or have found comfort with, a religious path know that much has been written about preparation for passing. The next life is often spoken of in glowing terms, and we are encouraged to have faith that it will be so. For some […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
February 6, 2011 — “Bill of Rights and Responsibilities For Political Parties” All people are entitled to a democratic system that values their life and potential contribution. All people are entitled to a democratic system that enables and supports their unique talents and abilities so that they may uniquely contribute. All people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Rest and Rejuvenation” Jan. 2, 2011 — ‘To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven….’ That beautiful scripture from Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3, has brought us peace in the recognition that there is a time and a place for everything, and nature demonstrates the natural evolution of all. But […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“What Are the True Motives?” Dec. 5, 2010 — Election time challenges us to see and hear beyond spoken and published promises. We tend to hear what we want to believe. Then, we wonder if we should believe it. How can we know whom to follow? How can we know whom to trust? Perhaps if […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Sharing the Road–Together” November 7, 2010 — WE are at a crossroads. Perhaps as never before, WE can go forward toward creating a more peaceful and just world, or backward into even more chaos. WE are no longer able to isolate our actions. What WE do impacts not only our families, communities and nation; it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Blessed are the Peacemakers” October 3, 2010– Blessed are those who desire unity For they shall lead. Blessed are those who desire freedom Their spirits shall be free! Blessed are those who assume leadership Their roles are so ordained. Blessed are those who lead children More blessed are those whom children lead. Blessed are those […]Continue Reading... No Comments.