As the trees fill in and flowers really begin to bloom, Merlian News brings you more articles, podcasts and a new website of the month!
This Month’s Recommended Merlian News Articles:
In this podcast, Ingrid Bacci speaks with Merryn Jose about Ingrid’s first career as a philosophy professor and how it led to her current path as an alternative healer, spiritual teacher, and author. They also discuss her two books, the art of “Effortless Living”, how she developed into a medical intuitive, as well as her advice on transitioning through the current globalcrisis to a better world. Ingrid Bacci is an internationally recognized medical intuitive healer, author and inspirational trainer of personal and physical self-empowerment. Her two books are The Art of Effortless Living (Perigee, 2002) and Effortless Pain Relief (Simon & Schuster, 2005).
Emotional Freedom offers the answer to reclaiming your happiness and heart. What is emotional freedom? It means increasing your ability to love by cultivating positive emotions and compassionately witnessing and transforming negative ones. It means keeping your center without absorbing the negativity of others. These fundamental living skills liberate you from fear and let you navigate adversity without attacking, losing your cool, or being derailed by it. A first step towards achieving emotional freedom is to know where you currently stand. Read this article to take the test!
Consciousness The Field of Cosmic Consciousness by Paul Mulliner
In this article writer and artist Paul Mulliner discusses a field of cosmic consciousness that exists everywhere in the Universe including within us, within our brain and throughout our body. It’s there within all of us, around us and between us, providing us with our capacity to know consciousness, allowing us to connect with each other. This cosmic consciousness field, which fills all space everywhere, continuously transforms itself into the streaming flows of information-pattern which we interpret with our senses as the branch of a tree or the shape of a flower.
Holding the initial reaction of fear, contraction, freezing or numbing can lead to depression, chronic pain or fatigue, insomnia and a variety of other ailments. Berceli’s exercises are uniquely designed to trigger the muscle release that is necessary in order for our bodies and psyches to heal. The Revolutionary Trauma Release Process may offer tremendous comfort to almost everybody who tries it.
Meditation David Lynch To Get Meditation In Schools Filmmaker , David Lynch, has had the pleasure of meeting many students who are “diving within” and experiencing Consciousness-Based education. These students are all unique individuals, very much themselves. They are amazing, self-sufficient, wide-awake, energetic, blissful, creative, powerfully intelligent and peaceful human beings. Meeting these students, for him, was the proof that Consciousness-Based education is a profoundly good thing for our schools and for our world.
In this article Heather Flournoy announces the new Katonah Green and Beyond Meetup Group ! The goal of the group is to have live interaction with all of you ‘greenies’ and blooming ‘greenies’ in the Westchester area who want to get to know each other, get educated, get motivated and have a social network of like-minded people.
WEBSITE OF THE MONTH:
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway
I had the honor of Rev. Laurie Sue officiating my wedding on May 1st, 2009. She helped my husband and I prepare, was absolutely wonderful, and created a beautiful, magical ceremony! It was perfect! — Dena Ventrudo (Kelly), Assistant Editor, Merlian News
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway is a leading interfaith, multifaith and non-denominational wedding officiant who is known for her warm, loving and creative approach to blessing couples of all backgrounds, and for guiding them on their journey to the altar and beyond. As a contemporary clergy person, Rev. Laurie Sue specializes in creative and loving ceremonies for brides and grooms of all backgrounds, cultures and religions. She has happily married hundreds of couples in unique interfaith, multi-faith, non-denominational or non-religious wedding ceremonies, in locales that range from Central Park to castles to every place in between. Most recently she has officiated weddings that have included rituals, readings or elements from: Kabbalah, Judaism, Islam, Catholicism, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, African, African American, Latin, Filipino, Korean, Native American, Celtic and Persian cultures and more.
Rev. Laurie Sue is also widely recognized as a bridal stress expert. In her newest book, WEDDING GODDESS: A Divine Guide to Transforming Wedding Stress to Wedding Bliss (Perigee/Penguin Books, May 2005) she turns her sage insights toward one of the most significant times in a woman’s life — preparing for marriage and planning a wedding.
She helped establish, and co-led, the NYC branch of The Bridal Survival Club. She is on the Advisory Board of the I Do Foundation (Idofoundation.org) which helps couples include charitable giving in their weddings.
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Merryn & Team
Merryn Jose – Editor & Publisher
Dena Ventrudo- Assistant Editor
Eugene Kelly- Book Reviewer
Cheryl Shainmark- Book Reviewer
Carl Casella – Sound Editor