Soul level inspiration communicated through the authentic stories of contributors is balm for the spirit and neither gender nor age specific.


“‘Acupuncture for Your Soul’ takes the understanding of the uses of energy in the body to the next level. Story after story heals the soul and helps you discover your own Aha! Moments."

—Gladys Taylor McGarey, MD, MD (H)

Mother of American Holistic Medical Association

Good Morning Acupuncture for Your Soul Readers, Friends and Family,

Today, I introduce a wonderful contributor, Carol Markham-Cousins:  Carol Markham-Cousins has lived and worked as an educator in the Minneapolis metropolitan area her entire life, except for extended travel and a sabbatical in Cuenca, Ecuador.  Since the age of 18, she has traveled extensively throughout much of the world, and developed a passion for transforming education in the United States.  Being the parent of two amazing young men, and married to the same supportive man for 31 years has provided her with the strength and passion to pursue a 35 year careen in education from the classroom to the community.  You can find her on

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Good Morning Dear Readers,

As 2017 moves in, I, Andrea Bryant, have been thinking about Acupuncture for Your Soul and what this beautiful book has brought me.  As, most of you probably know, I write this blog for “Aunt Rae.”  So, I wanted to share my experience about Acupuncture for Your Soul and what it means to me:

This is a book I have read many times and looked through many times and given for gifts.  I am lucky and blessed to share this journey with “Aunt Rae” and the wonderful people I have met in person and in print and in cyberland through this book.

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Good Morning Dear Readers,

Mindfulness, What is it and how do you get it?  Well here is your answer.

Introduction To Mindfulness – 6 week course

Classes start on Wednesday, January 11th and run consecutively for 6 weeks.  6 – One hour courses at $75.00/person for the entire course. Classes run from 11 AM to 12 noon.
Each participant will receive a notebook and journal, and handouts are provided for every class.  In addition, audio recordings of meditations are provided every week for home practice.
Week 1:  What is Mindfulness? (brief 15 minute PowerPoint)
                Introduction to Mindful Breathing
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Good Morning Dear Readers, Friends and Family,

Here is hoping for a wonderful 2017 for everyone.  Things continue to move.  The Jacob Christmas Holiday was wonderful, filled with so much love.

Acupuncture for Your Soul continues to grow and move.  So many of our wonderful writers are engaged in many different things, Shirley Dunn Perry, Ann Hampton Callaway, Tina Powers and so many of you.  Thank you so much for all you contribute to our world.

Today I wanted to share something wonderful that has happened to Shirley Dunn Perry:  This is from Shirley Dunn Perry’s Facebook page:  HOLY CROW! My painting of DeGrazia Chapel is in today’s newspaper. This link doesn’t go directly to my painting. Look for Continue reading

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Good Morning Dear Readers, Family and Friends,

So many things come to mind today, but most importantly as we are all moving through this Christmas or Holiday Season I was reflecting on some parts of Acupuncture for Your Soul that may help in stressful times.  Here is a little share from Acupuncture for Your Soul:



Nothing is all I hear!

“NOTHING” can be rich with information.

How about you?

What do you hear?

Why are you here?

Do you ever listen to the NOTHING–

The Silence?

Now what?



As I write this for Rae today, I am hearing a very powerful statement.  Nothing!!!!!!  Are you?

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