Tuesday at 5:00 am

New Dimensions


Since 1973 New Dimensions Radio/Media, a not-for-profit membership organization, has been producing and distributing the “New Dimensions” radio series heard worldwide. Each week, this life-long learning program series presents leading-edge thinkers, scientists, artists, healers, ecologists, spiritual leaders, and social architects in award winning, deep dialogues. It is the longest running, most successful independently produced radio interview program on public radio. On this website, the New Dimensions’ program archive contains hundreds of programs now available for downloading in digital format.

Upcoming episodes

Finding Our Sacred Kinship with Mark Nepo July 24, 2018 | 5:00 am

This deep dialogue explores the importance of community and how we can cultivate connectedness with others. Nepo speaks of two tribes: one that fears the differences in people and one that welcomes what can be learned by those differences. He gives advice as to how to keep our hearts open beyond our own opinions and how to tap into our innate nature of kindness.

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An Awakened, Undefended, And Intelligent Heart with Terry Patten July 31, 2018 | 5:00 am

In the midst of our present polarization and alienation from one another, Patten exhorts us to understand that “we are in this lifeboat together and the fiercest thing we can do is to say, I’m living in a new republic of the heart. I’m a revolutionary. You are not going to separate yourself from me. I refuse to be in separation from you.”

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Recent episodes

Living More Mindfully with Digital Technology with Claudia L’Amoreaux July 17, 2018 | 5:00 am

Studies show that humans are becoming more and more an “indoor species.” We are living in a culture that is hooked up to digital media 24/7. This deep dialogue with L’Amoreaux addresses how to mindfully navigate this technologically saturated environment. Having family conversations about values and how to be better informed about the technology we’re using is the first step

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Why We Love Our “STUFF” And The Stories It Tells (ENCORE) with Lisa Tracy July 10, 2018 | 5:00 am

In telling her own story of letting go of several households of furnishings, Lisa Tracy is enormously helpful to us as we grapple with the “stuff” of our lives. Letting “stuff” go is like letting go of the stories of our lives.

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Writing As A Way To An Awakened Life with Albert Flynn DeSilver July 3, 2018 | 5:00 am

DeSilver describes how writing from the body rather than the head is a visceral experience that connects us with our intuition. He says, “Everybody is a creative person. It’s a matter of where you have been putting your attention.” This conversation is filled with encouragement that will help you on your road to being a better writer.

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A Missionary’s Daughter In Haiti with Apricot Irving June 26, 2018 | 5:00 am

When Apricot Irving’s father signed on as an agricultural missionary in Haiti, she was transported from a sparsely populated desert in California into the lush terrain of the densely populated island of Haiti. She describes with great insight the challenge of building a deep democracy in a culture in crisis.

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Living With Less Fear with Dean Sluyter June 19, 2018 | 5:00 am

As we deal with the many successes and challenges of life, Dean Sluyter guides us in understanding the benefits of natural meditation and shares that tuning into our inner luminous silence is actually what we are at our deepest core level. He says that love is a lack of otherness and reminds us that fear and love cannot occupy the same place at the same time.

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Adulthood II: A Whole New Stage In The Life Cycle (ENCORE) with Mary Catherine Bateson, Ph.D. June 12, 2018 | 5:00 am

People are living longer but this new longevity is not equivalent to an extension of old age or years added on at the end of life. Bateson describes a whole new stage of aging: Adulthood II. It is a time endowed with wisdom, health, and energy. It is a time to become the needed visionaries society is calling for. She’s the author of Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom.

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The Immense Intelligence Of Cosmic Consciousness with Ricardo Stocker, Ph.D. June 5, 2018 | 5:00 am

An awakening is taking place planet-wide and it is a channeling of healing, peace, and higher consciousness. Stocker suggests that we are not alone in this evolution of awareness. Each one of us is divinely designed toward love. He calls this “holy electricity” and shares ways to activate this potential.

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The F-Word: Reconsidering Faith with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel May 29, 2018 | 5:00 am

Buddhist teacher Namgyel points out that “everything leans.” She frames this statement with the reminder, “[W]e live in a world where ‘it all depends’ and everything is influencing everything else. We might think we know something at one moment but everything is always interrupting and influencing and so it’s always changing. Life, as we know it, is very dynamic.”

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Exploring The Secrets Of Light And Consciousness with Jacob Liberman, O.D., Ph.D. May 22, 2018 | 5:00 am

Liberman asserts, “Anything that catches your eye is actually looking for you.” He speaks about living in a choiceless way and following what attracts your eye. He says, “Life provides a way for us to continually experience meeting things, responding to things, completing things and in the process we gain an authentic security in our ability to meet everything.”

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Alan Watts: An Original And Unfettered Philosopher with Joan and Anne Watts May 15, 2018 | 5:00 am

This dialogue with the daughters of Alan Watts takes a deep dive into the colorful and controversial life of this late philosopher and popularizer of Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies. Through his collected letters they show how he was always learning something new, how he was clear that wisdom is not a static thing and his views will always be under revision.

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Justine Toms

Justine Toms is co-founder and Managing Producer and Host of "New Dimenions," a nationally-syndicated show on KKFI airing Tuesdays at 5:00 am.

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