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Gifted Astrologer: Heather Ensworth

Many people have asked me if I know of a good astrologer …

If you’re looking for a gifted astrologer, I recommend Heather Ensworth of Rising Moon Healing Center. A reading with Heather is an affirming, fascinating and profound experience.

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Transformational 6-day Program

EHILogo-transparentQuite a few people over the past several years have asked if I’ll be putting together a workshop or training type program based on my experiences (Application of Impossible Things) … now a friend and colleague has done it for me.

Bob Holbrook of The Event Horizon Institute (TEHI) has designed a powerful  program that he, Marinda Stopforth and I train …

 

Transformational 6-Day Program for Mindful Awareness, Stress Release, and Inner Balance/Peace

The Event Horizon program is the beginning of a powerful personal practice to cultivate and maintain a state of coherent peace within yourself. You will learn life-changing skills and tools for your own daily practice. We teach from the mindset that “action that arises from inner coherence allows for the practice of peace within a mindful presence.” Here is just a sample of what you will gain from this 6-day transformational program.

– Discover access to the physical and non-physical realms in a new and profound way.

– Begin a powerful personal practice to cultivate and maintain a state of coherent peace within yourself.

– Train using a highly effective process for release of the accumulated stress and trauma of daily living.

– Return home with effective tools for maintaining a balanced awareness for resilience in handling daily stressors.

– Practice access to and expansion of mindful awareness, where choice in action replaces habits of reaction.

– Experience profound relaxation and the resulting ability to coherently think, speak, and act from the presence of your balanced inner self.

This is a 6-day program currently being offered at The Monroe Institute in Faber, Virginia on the following dates:

March 6-13, 2015

October 30 – November 6, 2015

Click Here To Reserve Your Spot: Event Horizon.

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The Event Horizon program was developed within TEHI, a research and educational institute.

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‘Answers About The Afterlife’ by Bob Olson

Bob Olson is a former skeptic and private investigator who began investigating evidence of life after death after the passing of his father in 1997. This event ignited questions in Bob that he never before considered, so he decided to use his skills as a private eye to investigate the afterlife. Bob is the host of “Afterlife TV with Bob Olson.”

Whether you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, curious about what happens when we die, or pondering your own mortality, this book offers perspectives that are well thought out and simply stated. 

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EDITORIAL REVIEWS

Bob Olson’s new book, “Answers About The Afterlife,” is an excellent read. Like his interviews on Afterlifetv.com, Bob’s book is genuine and engaging. He presents his ideas and conclusions with an organic logic, making potentially challenging concepts simple to digest. Answers About The Afterlife stretches beyond belief systems respectfully, eliminating competition and resistance, setting the reader’s own curiosity free. Bob’s work is a true inspiration to keep asking the questions that matter.

NATALIE SUDMAN, author of “Application of Impossible Things: A Near Death Experience in Iraq”


My friend, Bob Olson, has written a wonderful and well-researched guide to the Afterlife. He carefully answers many of the questions and concerns we all have about the other side. The chapter on past lives resonates very much with my own studies of reincarnation and the benefits of past life regressions. I highly recommend “Answers About the Afterlife.”

~ BRIAN L. WEISS, MD, author of “Many Lives, Many Masters”

What happens when we die? This is one of humankind’s most important and enduring questions. “Answers about the Afterlife” brings a fresh and exciting perspective to this ancient question. Bob Olson presents an impressive compilation of many lines of evidence that converge on the conclusion that the afterlife is, in a word, real. Innumerable common questions about the afterlife are addressed. This book is well written and enthusiastically recommended.

~ JEFFREY LONG, MD, author of the New York Times bestselling “Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences”

Congratulations Bob Olson. Your book: ANSWERS ABOUT THE AFTERLIFE is perhaps one of the most in-depth and comprehensive guides I have ever read on the subject of life after death. I would call it the encyclopedia of the afterlife. This should be required reading for every soul who has ever pondered their heavenly heritage.

~ JAMES VAN PRAAGH, Spiritual Medium & author of “Growing Up In Heaven”

Bob Olson has taken his education, experience and passion for being an investigator and applied them to the study of the afterlife, death and dying, and the world of spirit, sharing what these topics can teach us about life. This book is a wonderful map for those seeking their own discoveries as they explore the infinite possibilities.

~ ANITA MOORJANI, New York Times Best Selling Author of “Dying To Be Me”

What a useful book. This is a clearly laid out resource, carefully researched and well thought out. Each topic is considered and approached in a logical and balanced way, and explained in sufficient detail to answer the questions fully. If you want one book to help you understand everything that has been found out about the afterlife, this could be it.

~ JENNY COCKELL, author of “Across Time and Death: A Mother’s Search for Her Past Life Children”

This is a wonderful book that will change the lives of enquirers in this area, who may well be bereaved and lost and lonely, they can rely upon Bob’s vast exploration and understanding to guide them on their journey.

Bob is a colossus in his field and is respected worldwide and this book demonstrates why. I recommend it wholeheartedly to you, as Bob will heal both worlds with this genuine and detailed investigation.

~ MAVIS PITTILLA, Spiritual Medium

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Monroe Institute Gateway Program in Chicago

A Monroe Institute Gateway Voyage program is being offered in Chicago by two of my favorite facilitators, Marinda and Bob. More information and registration info available here.

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Live stream IONs conference

Institute of Noetic Sciences 15th International Conference and 40th Anniversary Celebration is available to WATCH LIVE ON THE WEB, free of charge.

You are welcome to share this Livestream link with your family and friends—no log-in necessary, just click on the streaming link and enjoy. You can express your thanks by making an optional donation at https://rally.org/noetic.

Here is the link to the streaming sessions on Livestream:

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There will be a streaming session each day from today through Sunday, and two on Saturday.

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Fairies, ETs, & Beliefs

The subject of extraterrestrials has come up quite often for me over the past few weeks. And today the subject of fairies was introduced twice, catching my attention. The words (ET or fairy) carry connotations that immediately set the fairy and the extraterrestrial into the realm of fantasy or delusion for me. I don’t let that close down my mind any more, but it’s curious to me that those defaults do still exist.

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The power of belief. Sometime long ago I seem to have absorbed some definitions (beliefs) about extraterrestrials and fairies. Having accepted the definitions (beliefs), I filed them away to be referred to when needed. They became a conclusion, so that I didn’t constantly have to wonder, “what do I think of these things?” I could just refer to my reference file. The beliefs haven’t consciously been reexamined with any attention lately. So there they sit, just below consciousness.

I have many beliefs like this, as do most of us: old absorptions and trainings implanted or absorbed over the years. Largely unexamined. Never fully re-imagined.

When I look at these sorts of “fantasy” beings from the perspective of expanded awareness, I find myself in what I sometimes call the between-time. From there, these beings are real, and my beliefs become obvious as not-real. Here’s what I find when I look at this from an in-between time.

Consider that our physical awareness perspective is a relatively narrow band of frequency access. When that frequency access is expanded, either through manipulating our own awareness or through various structural energy configuration possibilities (the energy structures that organize the “reality” of our reality), it becomes possible to experience or see or hear or sense other realities. They occupy the same space, so to speak, that we occupy, they’re only on a different bandwidth. From the perspective of our physical world experience of time being linear, in our cultural ‘past’ more people retained awareness of a broader frequency, which allowed more overlap of some of these other bandwidth realities. Fairies, ogres, unicorns … now these are fairy tales, but in the past they were simply names given to be able to talk about the beings that people encountered.
Personally, if I refer to fairies as “the tall, light, gentle, highly intelligent other-than-our-physical-world beings often encountered in quiet places,” the mental beliefs stay still, allowing me to explore without the encumbrance of beliefs.This is one perspective that I perceive, an analogy that may work to make this comprehensible without being precisely true in its details or totality.

If I set aside the word “extraterrestrial” or “alien” and find a description of my own for these beings and what I know about them through my own experience, they lose the fairy-tale/delusion assumptions. They become a piece of reality that I tend to describe differently from the description available as a cultural norm. And even if I haven’t closely encountered them in ways that others describe, I consider them real, interesting, and weirdly grouped under one cultural heading. I have opened my mind. I’ve short-circuited a belief long enough to gather information from my own experience and own inner knowing. If nothing else, this allows for a willingness to maintain an open file on the subject rather than slamming the door shut without thought.

What if we don’t always easily perceive extraterrestrials due to our own and probably sometimes their own frequency bandwidths? Not to mention the perceptually limiting nature of our beliefs? If I believe ETs are not real, then its possible that I’m walking right past them, or not seeing their lights in the sky, or not hearing their communications. Our minds filter out nearly everything in our environment – background noise, what the chair feels like against my arm, what the rug smells like, et cetera. Filtering and ignoring input that doesn’t make sense or isn’t immediately useful is a generally unconscious mechanism, certainly necessary to avoid overload or insanity. If we encounter something that simply does not fit anywhere in our mind’s construct of reality, it seems likely that the information will most often simply be passed over. Ignored. Not always, but probably often. Our beliefs will often filter out what the mind has no comfortable place for.

The point of this ponder is the power and potential limitation of unexamined beliefs. Its been said that we spend our childhood learning many things, and our adulthood unlearning them. What do we know and what do we believe? How often do you think that you know something, but upon examination find that you only believe it? How many times do we even pause long enough to ponder and wonder about this distinction?

Research has shown that people trust their instincts, and that their instincts most often prove out to have been mistaken. Our unexamined beliefs can be powerful, but that doesn’t mean that they lead us well.

We may believe that this is good and that is evil. We may believe strongly that this is right action and that is disaster. We believe that we’re right and the other is wrong. We believe that the chair we touch is solid and that dreams are not real. We believe that our lifestyle is more responsible than another’s, or less interesting. We believe that we cannot create a cat or a cloud or a mountain. We believe that we’re wiser or more valuable than another, or dumber and more worthless. We believe it’s more valuable to know than to not know. We believe that dogs are real and fairies are not.

But what do we truly know? What do we know through our own inner knowing and through our own personal experiences?

And what if even our knowing can change?

Becoming more aware, paying attention in a new way, begins to open doors in the mind. Opening doors in the mind has the potential to lead to understanding ourselves in a new way, thereby changing our experience. One gateway to opening awareness can come from paying attention to those nearly unconscious default beliefs. Re-imagining perspective. Pondering things that we thought we knew, and being willing to sit in the wobbly space of not-knowing, content to observe without conclusion.

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What is Water

Here is the beautiful, rough & raw voice of David Foster Wallace talking about applying impossible things in the everyday world … What is Water

It can be unimaginably difficult, as Wallace says … on the other hand, our own expectations are sometimes what makes choosing our awareness seem difficult.

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Practice … if we don’t expect to get it right every time, if we’re kind to ourselves and gentle with ourselves even when we can’t get to that place of choice in awareness while we’re enduring the tedium and frustrating petty annoyances of the world, … if we can accept ourselves without judgment even when we fall short of our goal, perhaps our inability to be “perfect” becomes sacred as well.

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