April 2007 Merlian Newsletter



Dear Readers,

April’s birth flowers are the daisy and sweet pea.

The Anglo-Saxons called April Oster-monath or Eostur-monath, the period sacred to Eostre or Ostara, the pagan Saxon goddess of spring, from whose name is derived the modern Easter.

Merlian News has launched many more Podcasts ! Please listen to the broadcasts ! Also be sure to tune into our affiliate site’s podcasts across the Atlantic at podcasts4life.com .

Remember to keep checking Holistic USA and Holistic New York for updated information on holistic, spiritual, & metaphysical news and events throughout the country as well as the New York area.

We are grateful to everyone who has contributed to the magazine and for your feedback. We look forward to receiving more articles in the future.

New Items Posted in Merlian News

Podcasts Merlian News Podcasts Lynne McTaggart: Part 1 Lynne McTaggart is the author of five books, including The Intention Experiment and the international bestseller The Field. She was featured in the wildly successful cult classic movie What The Bleep!? Down The Rabbit Hole, and has become an international spokesperson on alternatives to conventional medicine. In this interview,Merlian Newsdiscusses with Lynne her most recent project, The Intention Experiment, which enables people to actually participate inher ongoing research.

Merlian News Podcasts Spiritual Healer, David L. Cunningham In 1990 David L. Cunningham was a captive of Saddam Hussein for 100 days during the Gulf War. He was one of many “human shields” strategically placed in prisons adjacent to the Iraqi military’s armament facilities.He made his personal peace with God and pledged to use his spiritual healing “gifts” to heal others if and when he was allowed to live and be released from captivity… In this interview,Merlian Newstalks with David about his extraordinary life experiences and his work as a spiritualhealer.

Merlian News Podcast Interview with Master Stephen Co

Stephen Co is a master of the Life Force energy. The “miracles” that Master Co performs are nature’s certain response to the conscious direction of our life force energy ( Chi or Prana ). This subtle knowledge has evolved in the Orient over thousands of years. These ancient mysteries have been organized into a clear-cut science by Grand Master Choa Kok Sui, and are taught in the West by his senior disciple, Master Stephen Co. This system is called Pranic Healing.

Sahar’s Column All In The Past – The Science of Time, By Sahar Huneidi Your past holds the key to building your future. Saharlooks at how we can use our past experience to shape the best future possible: “… past, present and future, exist as one, known as ‘timespace’. The way we perceive time, as linear, is a necessary illusion; it is the way in which our brain perceives time in order to help us cope with our daily life.”

Spirituality John of God The Brazilian Healer Who’s Touched the Lives of Millions by Heather Cumming and Karen Leffler In this first authorized personal portrayal John of God: The Brazilian Healer Who’s Touched the Lives of Millions, John of God’s translator Heather Cumming and photographer Karen Leffler bring you inside the Casa de Dom Inácio and into John of God’s personal life. The authors retell the story of how João de Deus, an uneducated tailor, embarked upon his life of service at age 16 after being visited by a vision of Saint Rita of Cascia. John of God, a full trance-medium, leaves his body in trust to the care of disembodied spirits called Entities, all of whom were remarkable people in their own lifetimes. These include King Solomon, St. Ignatius of Loyola, and Doctors Augusto de Almeida and Oswaldo Cruz.

Books Spirit Rescue: A Simple Guide to Talking With Ghosts and Freeing Earthbound Spirits by Wilma Davidson

Reading Spirit Rescue is much like having a conversation over tea with a friend. Davidson provides information, insights, and advice on how to get beyond the fear of spirit contact in order to guide and encourage them onward. She offers readers the same kindness, compassion, and reassurance she recommends we offer to spirits.

Catching the Big Fish by David Lynch Catching the Big Fish, is one giant analogy for the underlining theme of the entire reading. The book begins, “Ideas are like fish”. The point here is that if you wade in shallow water your whole life you will catch shallow water fish that serve virtually no purpose. It is only after diving (Meditation) into deeper water, (the Unified Field) that you will begin catching larger fish (Ideas).

The Andean Codex by Dr. J.E. Williams The Andean Codex is an exhilarating first hand account of one man’s shamanic journey in Peru — written with warmth, simplicity and an eye for detail — the author fully captures the beauty of the sacred sites and the wisdom of the indigenous people with whom he trained. Loaded with spiritual and ethical guidelines from a culture that pre-dates the Incans, this book is a must read for anyone who is concerned about their own spiritual journey, or the environmental and ecological issues facing us now.

Conscious Eating Tom’s Table Tour – Vegetarian House

The proprietor and chef is Mr. Ping, originally a Hong Kong native. For those of us who are more sensitive to the energies behind the food, please know that Ping is a real meditator and approaches his food service as a part of his complete spiritual life. Fortunately, his disciplines permit gorgeous, succulent food creations and his entrees really look like the samples on the web site – take the tour!

New York Star Vision’s Spring Schedule This spring, Star Visions in Chappaqua, NY brings you more amazing workshops and events that cannot be missed! If you’re from the area, or even if you’re not, it’s worth making the trip for this spring’s calendar! Star Visions is a healing and learning center dedicated to spiritual and education in healing Arts. March-July 2007

People Yolana Bard, “Queen Of Psychics” Passes Away The remarkable Yolana Bard, also known as the “queen of psychics”, had worked with political figures, celebrities, and law enforcement officials for over 25 years. She at one time was named “New York’s Best Psychic.” Yolana passed away in her Manhattan home on Thursday. She was 66 years old.

Thank you once more, for your positive feed back and support!

Merryn & Team

Merryn Jose – Editor & Publisher

Dena Ventrudo- Assistant Editor

Cheryl Shainmark- Book Reviewer

Donna Baker Church- Book Reviewer

Eugene Kelly- Book Reviewer

Carl Casella – Sound Editor

by Merryn Jose & Team
A professional spiritual intuitive, writer and teacher; who lives in New York. She comes from a long lineage of practising Celtic psychics. Her web site is a regularly updated resource of Holistic information concerning the development of the intuitive faculties. Merryn is also the editor and publisher of online Merlian News Magazine, and is now regularly featuring podcast interviews with cutting edge minds on MerlianPodcasts.com.