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TOS Action Group Wheaton - Aries Calendar (March 20 - April 19)


Aries is the fiery sign of creation. The 1st ray is that of Power and Will and is known as the initiating impulse. The expression of the Will, or the initiating impulse, can be said to be an accurate definition of art. Likewise, the person who manifests Will by creating, no matter what the creation, is an artist. So this month in connection with the sign of Aries and the 1st ray, we focus on the TOS category of art/music.

 

Book Review: "Harmonious Civilization", by Leo Semashko

(St. Petersburg : LITA Publishing, 2009, 254pp.)
book review by Rene Wadlow

Harmony is a recurrent theme in Russian thought. Harmony is seen as the essence of the world of both nature and humans. Harmony is understandable through higher consciousness but is often overshadowed by temporary but strong disharmonies. Thus there is a necessity for the conscious restoration of harmony or to use a Taoist term, the cultivation of harmony.

TOS Action Group Wheaton - Pisces Calendar (Feb. 18 - March 20)

 

 Pisces is the sign of the savior.  The 2nd ray is that of Love and Wisdom and is ruled by the Christ Consciousness, or "World Teacher".

Disaster in the USA

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Storm Takes Steep Toll on Destitute Tribe

Thousands of Downed Power Poles Leave South Dakota Sioux Reservation Without Heat, Water;
Melting Snow to Use in Toilets
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704094304575029450101290726.html
 
Pine Ridge Relief Project
http://www.simplebrilliance.com/pineridge.htm
 
Pine Ridge Statistics

Fighting Sickle Cell Anemia in Nigeria and India

I'd like to tell you about my service project. I'm Lloyd Standish, your TOS-USA webmaster.
PS This is an update of an article originally published Jan. 15, 2008.

My family has a small business in Costa Rica producing pure carao fruit extract. Carao is a wild tropical fruit that has shown amazing properties as a natural remedy for anemia in both humans and animals, with no side effects.

Helping Haiti

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In the face of the recent tragic earthquake in Haiti we have received many requests for information about where people can make contributions of money or time. The TOS has not been directly working in Haiti and so we do not have specific organizations with which we are familiar. Up to this point we have chosen to recommend sending donations to a few accredited organizations (see list below).

Book Review: "Life Without Guilt : Healing Through Past Life Regression"

by Hazel M. Denning.
St. Paul, MN: Liewellyn Publications, 1998, 196pp.

As we move into the Age of Aquarius, there are still those with very deep karmic ties to the Piscean past. These Piscean wounds must be healed in order to permit the individual to advance into the new age.

TOS Action Group –Wheaton, IL

Meet the TOS Action Group –Wheaton, IL

The TOS Action group was formed in September 2008 by a group of individuals who share a desire to get actively involved in service work. Meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month to discuss ideas; plan how we can increase and participate in service opportunities and take the necessary action to complete the project. All meetings and activities are open to TS/TOS members, nonmembers, families with young adults, and retirees who just want to help. Participants are encouraged to get involved at their own pace in whichever project appeals to them most.

Left to Right: Jon Knebel, Joe Maiello, Jade Maestras, Paula Finnegan, Pam King, Jon Johansen
Kneeling in Front: Lois Tomaskovic  Photographer: Jeanne Proulx
 

Indian Reservation Newspaper Needs Help

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The financial meltdown of the past year or so in the United States has been devastating to millions of Americans, and even more so to First Americans on the many Indian reservations. Of course, the whole world is suffering because of this, but my present appeal is for temporary help in South Dakota.

Russian Magic: Living Folk Traditions of an Enchanted Landscape

by Cherry Gilchrist
Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 2009, 188pp.
book review by Rene Wadlow

Russia cannot be understood with the mind alone,
No ordinary yardstick can measure her greatness:
She stands alone, unique —
In Russia one can only believe Fedor Tiutchev

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