June 2007 Merlian Newsletter


Dear Readers,

June’s flower is the rose or honeysuckle.

In the pagan wheel of the year the summer solstice is the time of Litha. Summer Solstice, sometimes known as Midsummer, Litha, or St. John’s Day, occurs in the middle of June. It is a celebration of the longest day of the year and the beginning of Summer. It has been a grand tribal gathering time since ancient times.

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

Healing & Nutrition Merlian News Welcomes Back Jean Luc LaFitte

Jean Luc Lafitte graduated as a Chiropractor in 1995, and since then has gone on to study mineral nutrition and hypnotherapy…Jean Luc’s goal is to educate the person to take care of their life, he is not there to heal them but as a facilitator. He currently practices at the Hale Clinic in London. In this interview Merlian News and Jean Luc discuss his first book, When The Student is Ready The Master Will Appear.

Merryn’s Musings Jin Shin Jyutsu in New York I was so impressed with the first treatment from Mitzi that I decided to see her on a regular basis. That was over seven years ago, since then I have seen a vast improvement in my vitality and health….

Sahar’s Column Order Your Fortune in A Coffee Cup – The Art of Divining with Coffee Grounds from Amazon.co.uk “Sahar takes you through the principles of reading around the cup and identifying and interpreting the patterns. It’s useful to jot down your thoughts as you go. With a little practice you will soon sharpen your intuitive skills, and be confident enough to delight your friends with your incredible psychic powers. Your coffee mornings will never be the same again!”

Wellbeing & Healing 7 Holistic Steps For Diabetics & The Health Conscious Just like adjusting to my insulin and new lifestyle is based on trial and error most of the time, I have found some things to help manage my blood sugars the same way. Of course I still need to take my insulin and eat healthy meals, but sometimes these tips and tricks allow me to take less insulin than I normally would and on a good day, I can substitute some of these for smaller doses of insulin.


The Self-Aware Universe by Amit Goswami, Ph.D. with Richard E. Reed and Maggie Goswami What starts out as a very serious dive into the world of quantum physics becomes a spiritually enlightening book called The Self-Aware Universe, by Amit Goswami, Ph.D. with Richard E. Reed and Maggie Goswami. Though most of the reading is a combination of seemingly difficult mind games mixed with a heavy dose of quantum theory that can leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted, a series of “eureka” moments throughout the book bring you right back up to speed and ready to experience more.

Science/Quantum Physics The Thoughts Heard ‘Around The World’ : The Intention Experiment

The First Results Of The World’s Largest Mind-Over-Matter Experiment In History: Intention Can Affect Distant Targets. The first worldwide double-blind experiments to test the power of intention have produced evidence to show that group intention is powerful enough to affect targets more than 5000 miles away. The studies, developed by Lynne McTaggart, author of the best-selling book The Intention Experiment, and a consortium of physicists and other scientists involved in consciousness research, involved thousands of people around the world to send intention to several targets under controlled conditions through the Intention Experiment website.

People Prince Charles Leads Organic Food Movement Prince Charles has written a new book called The Elements of Organic Gardening, with Stephanie Donaldson (Weidenfeld & Nicolson). In this book, he states, “I can only say that for some reason I felt in my bones that if you abuse nature unnecessarily and fail to maintain a balance, then she will probably abuse you in return.”

Spirituality Sri Swami Vishwananda’s Tour Schedule Sri Swami Vishwananda is returning to the United States from June 1st-June 30th, 2007. Visiting states such as New York, Colorado, Chicago, Arizona, California, Washington state and more. Most workshops feature satsang, kirtan and mudras for spiritual advancement. Experience Love Beyond Words.

Environmental Awareness Why the Bees are Dying: A Report From Earth Vision

Rudolf Steiner, arguably the best kept secret of the 20th Century, foresaw almost a hundred years ago that the bees would likely begin to disappear if humanity continued to tend the community of bees by artificial means. In addition, in his series of lectures on “The Bees,” he gave numerous indications to portray the intricate and compelling nature of this aspect of the eco-community.

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

Merryn Jose & 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 Merlian News & 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.