Dear Readers: This year has been an exciting one so far, with new research and developments coming through almost daily in the fields of consciousness, science, spirituality, nutrition, activism, the environment, and more. We look forward to presenting our readers with up to date news and information, and we thank you for your support.
This Month’s Recommended Merlian News Articles:
A few weeks ago I wrote about a New York Times interview with Barbara Ehrenreich, author of several books including “Nickel and Dimed.” The interview focused on her most recent book, “Living With a Wild God,” a memoir detailing the author’s transformative experiences when she was in her teens. Having had numerous experiences myself, I found that her account caught my interest. In the last few years I have noted an increase in the number of people stepping forward to tell their sometimes other-worldly stories of wonder, enlightenment, and awe…
Liminal Moments by Cheryl Shainmark
Moved by Mountains
Several years ago I dreamed I flew as a hawk, high above seared mountains, gazing down on granite soil marked only by occasional stunted evergreens. In my dream I soared and twisted, riding the air currents until I actually felt dizzy and then, as soon as I thought, “This is too much!” I woke up in my bed. I remembered the details vividly, though I had never seen those vistas in real life. Last week I saw the mountains of my dreams, that is, the dry stretch of the Rockies where the rain does not fall.
Wellbeing & Healing
Can We End Alzheimer’s? Dr. Dale Bredesen & Others May Have the Answer
Dr. Dale Bredesen is the author of The End of Alzheimer’s, a groundbreaking account of new research and remarkable reversals in cognitive decline that he has facilitated. In a recent interview (video) with Dr. Mark Hyman, he wrote, “My friend and scientist Dr. Dale Bredesen is at the forefront of changing the way we approach neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Dr. Bredesen’s research has led to new insights that explain the erosion of memory seen in Alzheimer’s disease…
Author and Facebook sensation Scott Stabile’s parents were murdered when he was fourteen. Nine years later, his brother died of a heroin overdose. Soon after that, Scott joined a cult that dominated his life for thirteen years. Through it all, he became evermore committed to living his life from love. In this interview, Scott answers questions about his new book, Big Love: The Power of Living with a Wide-Open Heart.
In this podcast, Dr. Amit Goswami discusses with Merryn Jose how his childhood influenced his work how a conference in 1973 inspired an awakening for him upward and downward causation non-local consciousness where we go wrong with the “law of attraction” death, the soul, and the afterlife his current projects his documentary, Quantum Activist and much more, He is a pioneer of the new paradigm of science called ‘science within consciousness’, an idea he explicated in his seminal book, The Self- Aware Universe where he also solved the quantum measurement problem elucidating the famous observer effect.
Website of the Month
Recently a friend introduced us to the work of Ken Jordan, co-founder of www.realitysandwich.com, a truly outstanding resource for articles, podcasts and more. From their website we read: “Reality Sandwich is a magazine of ideas for the transformational community. We cover subjects like shamanism, non-local consciousness, visionary art, alternative economics, psychedelics, permaculture, transformational festivals, meditation, democratic engagement, near death experiences, and tantra, to name but a few.
Merryn Jose – Editor In Chief & Publisher
Cheryl Shainmark – Senior Editor