Roisin Fitzpatrick: The Artist of Light

RóisÍn Fitzpatrick is known as “The Artist of the Light.” Following a brain hemorrhage and near-death experience, Fitzpatrick turned this adversity into a positive life change. Integrating her passion for sharing the beauty of the eternal light, with her business skills from her former professional career (at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), she has become an internationally successful artist. She works with crystals sewn onto silk to create intricate geometric patterns and designs that are luminous, with colors that change according to the lighting.

Deepak Chopra has called her art, “Inspiring,” and she has been critically acclaimed by Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Artnews, IN New York, WHERE New York, Irish Arts Review, the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish America Magazine, Irish Examiner USA, Irish Echo and Irish Voice .

Ms. Fitzpatrick has recently authored a memoir about her experience, titled “Taking Heaven Lightly.”Her book is currently number three on the Irish non-fiction bestseller list, and has received warm endorsements:

“A remarkable book that is unique in the annals of its kind…a love story in the most sublime sense” Dr. Bruce Greyson, co-editor of The Handbook of Near Death Experiences

“A brilliant book with an unforgettable message.” Dr. Christine Ranck, co-author of bestselling book Ignite the Genius Within

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Learning More About the International Association for Near Death Experiences

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The International Association for Near Death Experiences is one of the more well established and respected sites for NDEs. We recently become aware of this wonderful resource and can’t recommend it highly enough. The website, www.iands.org , offers a wealth of research, education, publications, and more. “IANDS’ purpose is to promote responsible, multi-disciplinary exploration of near-death and similar experiences, their effects on people’s lives, and their implications for beliefs about life, death, and human purpose…” From www.iands.org.

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#What Is a Near Death Experience by Dr. Penny Sartori

#What Is a Near Death Experience? Is a wonderfully informative new book by Dr. Penny Sartori, author of The Wisdom of Near Death Experiences. It is part of the new series, #WhatIs, from Watkins Publishing. Written in a Q and A format, and loaded with case studies, this latest volume is densely packed with research about the incidence and types of NDEs, as well as thoughtful reflections about what they may mean for each individual, their families and for the world.

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Near Death Experiences Entering the Mainstream News

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As recently featured on Fox News, Near Death Experiences have clearly entered the mainstream and reached the public awareness. One of the most fascinating examples of an NDE is that of New York resident Dr. Tony Cicoria. Cicoria is a practicing orthopedic surgeon, and is Chief of the Medical Staff and Chief of Orthopedics at Chenango Memorial Hospital. In 1994, when Tony Cicoria was 42 years old, he was struck by lightning near Albany while using a public telephone. He was about a foot away when a rogue bolt of lightning struck. He recalled seeing his own body on the ground surrounded by a bluish-white light.

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The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth

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The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth : One of our favorite websites is www.nhneneardeath.com , a resource and educational site for Near Death Experiences. The founder and President, David Sunfellow, has developed a method for using the knowledge gained from these events to transform our lives. “The Formula” is an attempt to identify the universal truths presented by near-death experiences and wrestle them into “a formula” that we can use to transform our lives….

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New Training DVD Teaches Medical Personnel to Help with NDEs

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One of our favorite websites for spiritual stories and transformative experiences is the Near-Death Experience site, www.neardeath.ning.com . It is filled with patient and doctor testimonials of vivid near death events all related for the cameras in one archive. Now one of the leading MDs for the site, Dr. Laurin Bellg, has created a wonderful new video designed to train medical personnel in how to help patients who have had such an experience.

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Validating Your Spiritual Experience

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Many years ago I, too, had what they now call an “STE,” or Spiritual Transformative Experience. Like others, I only told my mother and a few close friends at the time. In my case, I was fortunate in that it was not preceeded by an accident or life threatening illness, instead it came seemingly out of nowhere one evening. Just like a Near Death Experience, I was enveloped in light, spoke with guides, and felt the ecstatic bliss of unconditional love.

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