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My Favorite Quotes From Masters

It is always good to be reminded of the truth in homeopathy. Many masters have given us real pearls of wisdom and truth. Hold these close and you will have many more successful cases. We can learn much from the old and new masters. Here are a few of my favorite quotes of theirs.

"The simillimum (curative remedy) releases reactive power strong enough to re-establish harmony which in turn is capable of sweeping away almost any morbid condition."

- C.M. Boger

"Repeat the dose until an effect is produced better or worse, then stop."

- Erastus Case

"A profane man can have no more idea of the sentiments of a gentle, highly religious woman, than can a lobster."

- J.T. Kent

"In bad hearts, high potency may give a bad reaction, it may be necessary to use the tincture."

- Grimmer

"We have no long-acting drugs; the action is immediate, continued favorable condition depends on the quality of the vital force and its harmonious action."

- H.A. Roberts

"If the symptoms for which a remedy is...

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Homeopaths

A common tradition for those people celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa is gift giving. It is always nice to give and receive a gift during the holiday (Holy Days) season. For any of you who are interested in homeopathy, there a quite a few ideas for gifts that you can share with others or request yourself if that is appropriate. I’ll share a few of my favorite books and other gift ideas for the homeopathic enthusiast in your circle.

For anyone new to homeopathy, there are many good books that introduce homeopathy and ways a person can start to help themselves or their family.

Here are a few book gift ideas:

  • The Complete Homeopathy Handbook, by Miranda Castro
  • Homeopathic Family Home Care, by Dr. Ravi Roy
  • The Homeopathy First Aid Handbook, by Kenneth S. Pittaway
  • Homeopathy – A Complete Reference Guide to Acute Ailments,  by Laura Harr
  • Homeopathic Guide for Travelers, by Dr Ravi Roy
  • Homeopathic Medicine for Women, by Dr Trevor Smith
  • Homeopathic Medicines of...
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Sharing Words of Wisdom for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. It is a time that family and friends get together to give thanks and share. It is a time that is filled with giving and good food. I want to share a little from one of my favorite homeopaths of all time, James Tyler Kent. His contribution to homeopathy has been great. Here are a few of his Aphorisms and Precepts. I hope they inspire you and remind you of the truth in this holiest of healing sciences.

  • Susceptibility is only a name for a state that underlies all possible sickness and all possible cure.
  • Now when a person becomes sick, he becomes susceptible to a certain remedy, which will affect him in its highest potency; while upon a healthy person it will have no effect.
  • When the dose is too large to cure, man receives it as a sickness.
  • Think how susceptible a man is to sickness, when the Rhus vine will poison him when is on the windward side, half a mile away.
  • An individual may be susceptible to nothing else; gross, course, vigorous...
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Being Grateful for NASH

It is Thanksgiving week here in America. The holiday celebrates bountiful harvests and preparation for winter. It is a time to be thankful and show gratitude for the bounty we have received. And one of the things I am grateful for is NASH, the North American Society of Homeopaths.

This organization has been serving homeopathy and the professional homeopath since 1990. NASH provides professional unity and strength for the homeopath. NASH is a voice among all other health care modalities being a powerful presence in society at all levels; social, health, political, and legal.

NASH provides credentialing for professional homeopaths. Candidates who are accepted receive the RSHom (NA) credential (Registered Society of Homeopaths) (North America). This credential (although not a legal credential for practice) is the most recognized credential in homeopathy around the world. The title is not easily achieved and sets the highest standards for the professional homeopath.

In addition to...

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Astrology and Homeopathy

I recently had a question from a client that made me think a bit. He asked, "Which is more powerful; astrological influences or homeopathy?" After some contemplation, I answered homeopathy. But this question inspired me to investigate the Spagyric remedies and some information I have on astrological homeopathy. (Keep in mind that I have simply investigated this subject and am not an astrological homeopath. I am a classical homeopath who prescribes by Hahnemann's’ method of single remedies based on the law of similar.) And I have found some interesting stuff that I’d like to share.

Firstly, I have consulted with very good professional astrologers in my life and have been given very good information. I do not claim to understand how the astrologer was able to determine such accurate information regarding conditions in my life but I can safely say that the heavens are definitely influencing aspects of our lives. I do not live my life based on these observations...

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Understanding Miasms

Miasm is defined by Hahnemann as a noxious influence or the infectious principle, or virus, which when taken into the organism may set up a specific disease. I prefer to describe it as a predisposition to the expression of a particular disease either inherited, acquired, or acute.

Miasm is a particular study within homeopathy that can be vast and open to much discussion. Plenty has been written about miasms and even to this day, new miasms are being discovered and described.

Hahnemann recognized the mother of all Miasm as Psora. This was the original susceptibility to the itch from scabies. Prior to this was the healthy state of man when susceptibility was limited to only acute, self-resolving expressions of disease. But when Psora came, it opened the door to the first expressions of chronic disease. It was the first departure from the "Garden of Eden." Man became susceptible through great fear of a new and chronic nature. Great sensitivity, both to temperature and temperament,...

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Remedies for Menstrual Difficulties

Complex interactions between hormones are responsible for the onset of menstruation in puberty. These interactions are also responsible for the rhythms and duration of the menstrual cycles during reproductive years and the end of menstruation at menopause. The hypothalamus gland is the start for hormonal control sending gonadotropin to the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland releases luteinizing hormones and follicle-stimulating hormones to the ovaries. The ovaries produce estrogen and progesterone which ultimately control menstruation.

Many things can influence the hormonal cycles. There are many chemicals in our environment now that mimic hormones in our bodies. They can be found in foods, plastics, insecticides, and a host of other things. Hormones are also influenced by emotions. How we respond to the challenges and successes in our lives directly affects our hormones. In this complex world we live in, it is not surprising that there are many difficulties with menstruation. I...

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The Importance of Community

Every profession has groups that share with other professionals in their field. Thankfully, homeopathy does too. But I find that with as many subscribers as we have to this newsletter, few people actually leave a comment at the end. This surprises me. I know that the content and subject matter is chosen for you, but there are many ideas that could be shared. They are all welcome.

I very much appreciate the comments of thanks and gratitude that many of you leave. But I appreciate even more those of you who contribute to the dialogue and discussion. This newsletter is a forum of Resonance School of Homeopathy and is for the purpose of sharing information and creating community.

Homeopathy has a very long history of sharing. The early Repertories and Materia Medicas were not developed in a vacuum. There were study groups and society meetings that shared with each other. The speed with which this took was very slow compared to today’s ultra-fast internet. Not only was information...

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Homeopathy for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is optic nerve damage, often associated with increased ocular pressure that leads to progressive and irreversible loss of vision.  Glaucoma is the third leading cause of blindness and effects around 14 million people worldwide. It happens when there is an imbalance in the production and drainage the of aqueous humor leading to an increased eye pressure.

Normally the aqueous humor, which nourishes the eye, is produced in the ciliary body behind the iris and flows to the front of the eye where it drains into canals between the iris and the cornea. When this process is working normally, the inflow equals the drainage and normal eye pressure is maintained.

In glaucoma, the canals that drain the fluid become clogged, blocked, or covered and the fluid increases pressure and effects the optic nerve in the back of the eye. When the optic nerve becomes damaged glaucoma is the result.

There are two types of glaucoma:

  • Open-angle glaucoma – This is the most common type of...
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Treating Cats and Dogs

Animals respond well to homeopathy, just like humans. Those animals that we are custodians of, who live a life that is in close proximity to humans, seem to be a little easier to understand. Cats and dogs are the easiest animals to find remedies for, especially in western cultures. They can show emotions and temperament very similar to humans. With an observant owner and a little time, it is really quite easy to receive the cases of cats and dogs.

Cats and dogs show emotions and will reflect those of their owner. I believe that our domesticated animals who live with us are here to help us in our spiritual evolution. This benefits them in their spiritual evolution also. I find that our animals will hold our emotions and use them to further their spiritual evolution. They will take on our dis-eases and try to help us feel better. In doing so, many times they will express the dis-ease of their owners.

Receiving a cat or dog's case is not much different from receiving a human's case. I...

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