In the first half, clinical psychologist and a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, Matthew McKay discussed how the murder of his son, Jordan, sent him on a journey in search of ways to communicate with him. He recounted his efforts -- including past-life and between-lives hypnotic regressions, induced after-death communication, and channeled writing and how this led to extraordinary revelations about the soul’s life after death, and its future development. This was followed by Open Lines in the latter half.
Jan Irvin sent in a set of images to accompany his 12/28/11 appearance. He writes of this image: "Amanita is the mushroom of the fairy tales, the mushroom of the elves and gnomes and dwarves. And of course Santa Claus has elves – Santa is an Elf. Santa is also the mushroom, shown here with his red and white garb and black boots – just like the mushroom."
View Irvin's full set of images here.