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

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Unlike my dating experiences, my mate and partner entered my life quietly, entering a stream, a sea of love, that had always been there.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2010
  • Length: 05:15
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Looking at seed catalogues in the spring is like pornography for a garden - tantalizing and full of hope

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Mar 02, 2010
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Walking by the river in winter, I see the bare bones winter landscape, and see the same transparency in my own aging.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2010
  • Length: 05:42
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Creation moves from sound to light, manifest to unmanifest

  • Added: Mar 02, 2010
  • Length: 05:14
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A short trip became a six-hour journey through the frigid night desert.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2010
  • Length: 05:09
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Gaelic blessings with the round "Dona Nobis Pacem," may peace be with us.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2010
  • Length: 05:32
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Gaelic blessings with the round "Dona Nobis Pacem," may peace be with us.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Dec 30, 2009
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
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How would I treat my friends and family if I knew they were a child of light?

  • Added: Dec 23, 2009
  • Length: 04:23
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As the outer light dims in winter, my inner vision expands

  • Added: Dec 16, 2009
  • Length: 05:23
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Marking the solstice in an ancient Scottish burial cairn - celebrating new light, and new birth

Bought by KZYX and KWMR


  • Added: Dec 16, 2009
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 2
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Graciously receiving a present can be as great a gift as giving one.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 06:29
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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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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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Expectation breeds disappointment - how to balance with expectancy

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Navigating Life with Science and Soul
Letters can be treasures more precious than gold or silver

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:09
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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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A plea for individualizing treatment plans, incorporating all appropriate treatments

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: Navigating Life with Science and Soul
Mother Theresa and a prison visiting room demonstrate the power of love

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:16
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The lunar/blood cycle governs many types of creation

  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 05:42
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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