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Renaissance Unity welcomes Deepak Chopra and introduces you to “SUPER BRAIN”

On Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7:00 p.m. Deepak Chopra will be coming to Renaissance Unity for a lecture and book signing. Tickets are $35 and include a copy of Deepak’s new book “Super Brain - Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being.” Tickets are available now Deepak’s New book is a manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth. The authors are two pioneers: bestselling author and physician Deepak Chopra and Harvard Medical School professor Rudolph E. Tanzi, one of the world’s foremost experts on the causes of Alzheimer’s. They have merged their wisdom and expertise for a bold new understanding of the “three-pound universe” and its untapped potential. In contrast to the “baseline brain” that fulfills the tasks of everyday life, Chopra and Tanzi propose that, through a person’s increased self-awareness and conscious intention, the brain can be taught to reach far beyond its pres-

ent limitations. “We are living in a golden age for brain research, but is this a golden age for your brain?” they ask. Super Brain explains how it can be, by combining cutting-edge research and spiritual insights, demolishing the five most widespread myths about the brain that limit your potential, and then showing you methods to: • • • • •

Use your brain instead of letting it use you Create the ideal lifestyle for a healthy brain Reduce the risks of aging Promote happiness and well-being through the mind-body connection Access the enlightened brain, the gateway to freedom and bliss • Overcome the most common challenges, such as memory loss, depression, anxiety, and obesity Your brain is capable of incredible healing and constant reshaping. Through a new relationship with your brain you can transform your life.

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Deepak Chopra introduces you to “SUPER BRAIN”....................5

Food for Thought.......................................................................8 Unlocking the Barriers to Human Potential................................10

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ROCK OF THE MONTH:Heliodor.............................................. 11 Let the Love Be Here.................................................................12

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Astrology, Spirituality and the Cosmos -Part 1...........................14 Love, The Bringer of Peace........................................................15 How to Let 2013 Be the Best Year Ever.....................................16

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Belly Fat… What can I do?.........................................................18 What Surrender Means to Me....................................................20 Neu’s News: Treat Illness at Its Source......................................22 Daily Affirmation: Abundant Wealth............................................25 HERB OF THE MONTH Sage (Salvia Officinalis)......................26 Inward Journey...........................................................................27 The Voices of the Body Mind Spirit Community..........................28 Classes & Events.......................................................................29 Fatigue is Fixable.......................................................................32 Spiritual Horoscopes .................................................................34

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Allowing......................................................................................36 Food of the Month: Shiitake mushrooms....................................38 Recipe: hole Grain Bread Stuffing..............................................38 Is Anxiety Robbing You of Your Life?..........................................41 Asking Your Spiritual Allies.........................................................42 Patients’ Right to Safe Access (Medical Marihuana)..................43 Community Classified Advertising.............................................46 Reiki Massage and Our Emotions.............................................47

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Who Am I? Your best friend or greatest enemy, I am your greatest companion. I am your greatest helper or your heaviest burden. I will push you onwards or drag you down to failure. I am completely at your command. Half the things you do, you might as well turn over to me and I’ll do them quickly and correctly. I’m easily managed, but you must be firm with me. Show me exactly how you want something done and, after a few lessons, I’ll do it automatically. I’m the servant of all great men and, alas, of all failures as well. Those who are great, I have made great. Those who are failures, I have made failures. I work with the precision of a scientist and the passion of a patriot. You many run me for profit or run me for ruin; it makes no difference to me. Take me, train me, be firm with me and I will put the world at your feet. But be easy with me and I’ll destroy you. Who am I? I am Habit! Bad habits are like chains that are too light to feel until they are too heavy to carry. ~ Warren Buffet Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of. ~ Unknown Author

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Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. Francis Bacon First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you. ~ Dr. Rob Gilbert Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters. ~ Nathaniel Emmons Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. ~ Mark Twain “Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” ~Lao Tzu A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit. ~Desiderius Erasmus

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Food for Thought Good nutrition should never be underestimated. Whether we’re eating because we’re truly hungry or eating for social or emotional reasons, the foods we eat are the building blocks used to recreate our physical bodies many times over. Producing an average of 250 million new cells per minute, the body constantly rebuilds itself with the raw materials we provide. Our health and life itself depends upon the choices we make every day, so let’s take a closer look at what we’re eating. Many people know that certain foods are better than others, yet they crave many of the unhealthiest foods. Teased by MSG spiked foods and foods intentionally infused with artificial flavors and aromas, it’s easy to become short-changed on nutrition. Since most processed non-organic foods obtained from grocery stores and even health food stores are made with GMOs (genetically modified or engineered ingredients), eating the way nature intended has become quite challenging. Eating wholesome food doesn’t have to be a thing of the past; but choosing wisely among the foods available in stores is more difficult when GMO ingredients aren’t labeled. Proposal 37 which requires labeling of genetically engineered ingredients in foods will be a milestone if it passes in California in early November 2012. If you heard Dr. Oz talk about GE foods on national television, read any of my articles where I’ve talked about GMOs, or read Jeffrey Smith’s newsletters from the Institute for Responsible Technology, you probably already have an opinion about GMOs. If not, you probably want to have a 

choice of whether or not to buy GE foods for yourself or your family. According to recent polls, most people want to know what’s in their food. Introduced to increase crop yield and obtain higher profits, genetic engineering consists of inserting altered genetic material into a species or organism. Genetic engineering may be one of the greatest threats to our health and environment, even greater than the use of chemicals and herbicides which have been implicated as a causal factor in many cancers and diseases. The earliest reports indicating the dangers of genetically modified foods were strategically hidden in order to get FDA approval. Since the genetic material of the plant, animal, or organism is irrevocably altered, repercussions are essentially unknown. Yet, it seems only logical that inserting foreign genetic material into plants and animals could cause them to react in unpredictable ways. One of the biggest dangers of genetically modifying plants with insecticides is the engineered design of plants producing their own insecticides. The result of this experiment is these plants reproduce insecticides at levels higher than commercial insecticide applications, and as much as 100’s of times stronger. This poisonous insecticide is now in the portion we consume, and the proteins are different than any our bodies have ever encountered. GMO’s pose health risks greater than chemical insecticide use alone since they do not reduce over time. Instead, these chemicals potentially increase and may transfer their genetic traits to other bacteria, plants, or animals. Before the advent of GMOs, farmers obtained their seeds from the plants

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they grew to use the following season. This ensured better success as these seeds helped to produce crops more adapted to their environment. The companies that sell GMO seeds now require farmers to send the seed back each year and buy new GMO seed. While this is financially lucrative for the seed companies, it’s a nightmare for the farmers. I feel strongly that GM foods are labeled for consumers to determine whether or not they want to consume these products. I also question whether or not these potentially dangerous plants and animals should be produced at all considering they can alter other non-GMO plants and animals simply by being in contact with them through pollen and/or cross breeding. I’m also concerned about why the producers of these GMOs haven’t wanted open discussion about the pros and cons associated with these products. Perhaps we should be as smart as the cows that are described in the book, Seeds of Deception, written by Jeffrey M. Smith. When cows were given a choice between GM and nonGM foods, they chose the non GM food unless there was nothing else for them to eat. In other GMO altered animal studies, the animals have been shown to be diseased, often having increased tumors and cancers. In some of the fish studies, the fish became larger than normal and highly aggressive. To my knowledge, the initial promise of higher crop yields, lower cost of production and less chemical use has not been realized. When people are threatened for talking about something, it’s worth taking notice of. Truth in a free society need not be feared. As always, the bottom line here is to be informed so you can November 2012


make your own choices. Until GMO foods are labeled, I suggest buying organic foods, or foods that have the Non GMO Project Verified label. If you buy conventional foods, avoid anything made with canola, corn, papaya, soy, and sugar beets since these are almost always genetically modified. Remember that GMO ingredients are in 3 of every 4 processed foods so until GM foods are labeled, you should avoid as many processed foods as possible.

donation to EWG. Order one online or pick one up when you stop by my office. Either way, your donation to the EWG will contribute to a worthy cause. Another thing to remember is that smart consumers automatically contribute to other worthy causes by the choices they make and the benefits are invaluable. Smart consumers contribute to their own health while contributing to the health of our planet. Now that’s something to think about!

When it comes to buying produce, research from the EWG (Environmental Working Group) is invaluable. This non-profit organization lists what has been called the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean 15.” If you want this information handy when you’re shopping, you can receive a “bag tag” or a business card which lists these foods for a small

Dr. William H. Karl, D.C., is a Brimhall Certified Wellness Doctor with over 30 years experience helping people experience optimal health! Join Dr. Karl for a fun and informal workshop “The Holiday Eating Survival Guide” at the Livonia Civic Center Library on Wednesday, November 14th from 7-8pm. For more information and to reserve your seat, call 734-425-8220 or visit www. karlwellnesscenter.com.

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Unlocking the Barriers to Human Potential Scientists tell us that we use only 10% of our brain capacity. They also know that humanity is only using 10% of its DNA. Psychologists tell us that we are only 10% conscious. Most people are not aware of the other 90% of their thoughts. They are buried in our subconscious yet they affect everything about us. We are said to be unconscious. The body only uses about 10% of the available oxygen it takes in and most people only breathe at 10% of their capacity. Is this just a play on numbers and a coincidence or does this pattern have meaning for you and me? I don’t believe in coincidences. It seems that most of humanity is living within a prescribed range of what is viewed normal. Since very few have had experiences outside the range of normal, the collective view is that such things are wishful thinking. But I don’t believe that. It does not have to be this way. Right now you can change the way things are and tap into your human potential. Let’s say that you want to be smarter tomorrow, that you want to double the capacity of your brain power. In fact, let’s make a pact and decide that upon awakening tomorrow we will use 20% of our brain instead of the normal 10%. Ready! Set! Go! Where Do We Begin? Go where? Do What? How? That’s exactly the point. Where do we begin? How do we tap into this potential? We cannot simply increase our brain capacity, activate more DNA or become more conscious by turning on a switch. There is no such switch nor should there be since these are affects not causes. But the causal point of our suppressed potential can be accessed through our breath capacity. Our breath capacity is only at 10% because of energies that lie with our system that contract and restrict the diaphragm. Within the diaphragm 10

lies our potential. Every limiting belief, negative thought form, negative program is reflected in these restrictions. The key is finding the key that unlocks the diaphragm and allows you to access your potential. At some time in your life you unconsciously decided to block out the truth of who you are and temporarily decided to believe in lack and limitation. You took on a role to be less than you are. This is the path of the human condition. Everyone must pass this way. But we don’t have to stay stuck here. We just have to re-member. It Is a Choice? What is keeping you where you are is a choice. It is a choice to hold onto the story of who you think you are. So many who come to us are stuck here and are suffering through sadness and grief, anger and fear. They know not what to do. With love in our hearts, we tell you it is safe to let go of that story. Your story is just an energy configuration that remains locked within your subtle bodies. When we free up that energy, we can use it to create a new story, a new world view. For you to have a new world view you must first acknowledge it is possible. You must go against the flow of the collective consciousness of humanity and invite into your consciousness that a new possibility is possible. When you have done this, you have taken a giant leap forward. But there is more. One Key Unlocks It All! The more is that you must bring conscious awareness to your story. Doing this is simple. Just begin to breathe more consciously. This simple step applied consistently will help you manifest the following: • Your level of consciousness will increase. As you become more aware of your creations you will become a more powerful conscious creator. You will have the ability to create a new story. • Your breathing will open up delivering more oxygen to the body. As a result your energy level will improve, immune

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functioning will be enhanced and you will sleep better at night. Things will happen with less effort as you begin to flow with life rather than resist it. • Brain functioning will increase as more oxygen is delivered to the brain and your mind becomes less cluttered by unconscious thoughts. Mental clarity is enhanced. • More DNA will be accessible. The solar plexus is the seat of the emotional body. The energies that suppress our breath capacity are emotional in origin. As we free these energies, the Master DK says that this new energy will rise up and into the heart chakra activating more love in our hearts. It is this newly found love energy that has the power to activate the unused coding within our DNA. Conscious breathing is the key to unlock your potential. When you open your breath, everything changes. Anytime you change the way you think or the way you look at things, every time you heal, your breath pattern has to change. If it doesn’t change, the change/healing will not be maintained. The breath must change for the energy to change. All of this happens unconsciously. No matter what you do or how you do it, why not bring the conscious awareness of the breath to it. It will help make everything you do manifest more quickly and easily. It is the key to unlocking your potential and stepping beyond the barrier of the 10%. Dave Krajovic, MBA, CPA, NCTMB is a Master Breather, Certified Breath Facilitator, Senior Trainer for the Transformational Breath Foundation and co-founder of the Global Breath Institute. As an international speaker and trainer, he has helped thousands restore well-being, renew their passion for life and connect to inner Presence. Dave and Pat offer programs for inspired and authentic living. You can contact him at 734-416-5200 or dave@GlobalBreathInstitute. com. Join Dave and his wife and partner Pat, for an introductory workshop on Sun. Nov 11th.

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ROCK OF THE MONTH:Heliodor Heliodor is a type of Beryl. It’s a yellow color, ranging from pale to golden. Oftentimes it is vertically striated and terminated by small, pyramid-like faces. Heliodor has wonderful, healing properties. On the physical plane, Heliodor is used to support issues of the liver, pancreas and spleen. Heliodor is also used to support and strengthen the energy body. Specifically, it activates the third chakra or solar plexus, which is the seat of personal will power. It helps with intellectual functioning and supports higher levels of communication. It enhances our ability to communicate with others, from a distance, via thought waves. Heliodor activates the crown or seventh chakra, which influences the mental plane. It helps reduce duality within the character as it inspires higher levels of “knowing.” It helps bring balance between the conscious and the intuitive. Heliodor assists in the development of compassionate and sympathetic understanding as one deals with handling delicate situations. Heliodor casts a whitish golden light around the aura, which is protective. Its beaming energy purifies and protects. Good to know with the upcoming cold and flu season approaching! Pat Krajovic, Co-founder and Director of BodyWorks Healing Center and Global Breath Institute in Plymouth, MI, is a nationally certified massage therapist with advanced training in alternative healing techniques. She was “Best of the Best” for Healing Stone Massage, Allure Magazine. She has taught breathwork in Europe and U.S. Call: 734-416-5200 or visit: info@bodyworkshealingcenter.com.

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Eve is a natural psychic/intuitive, able to perceive the body’s aura and clearly interpret the information it holds about a person’s life and health. Since 1986 Eve has been the creator and Director of The Healer Development Program, an ordained UCM Minister, Healer & Reiki Master. She is recommended by psychologists, nurses, doctors and chiropractors.

* Heal illness of body, emotion, mind & spirit * Overcome blocks to selfactualization * Rapid & precise healing at the deepest level where issues begin * Healing children, adults, couples, families, pets * Ascend the energy of body, emotion, mind and spirit to a higher vibration so you live more in sync with your truth * Gentle Resolution for Issues Including: DNA & Hereditary, Childhood Trauma, Acute or Long Term Health, Past Lives, Soul Contracts

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Let the Love Be Here Let the love be here, right now wherever you are: at home, at the office, in a relationship or alone,in the grocery store, rush hour traffic, walking in the woods, making dinner, looking for a job; feeling, loved, lonely, peaceful, irritated, happy, stressed…whatever! Let the love be here in your feet, on the ground in the world now, no matter what; despite your worries and fears, whether or not you feel you deserve it…stay here and let love happen in your life. Not just the cozy kind of love, although that is nice; the love that can find you anywhere is unconditional love and it is divine. It has a higher perspective and a deeper wisdom and it doesn’t judge you. Let it surround you and surrender yourself its presence now. Your purpose here is to be a presence of divine love in the world; by whatever name you call that loving essence at the core of life. This is the one purpose that we all share. Remember the definition above of unconditional love, we are not talking cozy here, although cozy is nice. We are talking responsible love, self-aware love; it contains a lot of acceptance, but is more positive and purposeful than just acceptance. It makes room for trust and accommodates all that is going on without trying to control it all. Unconditional love allows life to work for everyone. It is hard to comprehend how this works, but it does. When you let love in things move in the direction they need to go with the greatest possible ease. That doesn’t mean it is always easy, but it is the easiest way to move in the direction life will take you. Since you can’t effectively fight the direction that your life calls you to go, surrendering to love makes the journey more enjoyable and infinitely gentler for all involved. People look for purpose in their jobs, relationships, religions, or whatever. It is often a mystery just what the purpose really is. Well, you need look no further, this is your purpose and it is always being fulfilled, although people don’t always appreciate that fact. As a whole, people have a lot of judgments about how things should go and they invest a lot of effort into making that happen with the best of intentions. Well, you know what road can be paved by good intentions! Let yourself relax into the flow of the river of life and make space for unconditional love to direct things a little bit more. It is already present at the core of each circumstance and each person, unlikely as that may seem sometimes! Invite love to surround each issue as it arises and be an intermediary between you and the challenges and the

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gifts in your life, let it be wherever you are. Let italways go a step ahead of you paving the way no matter how bumpy the streets of your life might get today. Unconditional love won’t stop you from having challenges and discomforts, it will help you to grow successfully through them to become the person you need to be in your life with as much grace and ease as is helpful on your path. When life is challenging and you feel inclined to judge yourself for being in the wrong place, or not good enough, let the love in to surround you; let it stand with you in your heart and in your shoes. You are the love that is here in the world. You are the being at the core of your human experience who brought you here to this moment. You are in the right place. Within you is an eternally brilliant One who is building a soul that is capable of doing the job at hand. If your human self had already mastered your current circumstances, you would already be onto something else that challenged you. So, if you find life challenging, it is probably because you already finished your previous challenge and are now onto the next soul building opportunity. You are always in the right place in this moment to build the soul qualities and muscles that you need to build. Surrender to the love at the core of your being and let yourself also receive the love that surrounds you and all of life. Don’t be fooled by the mess in the world at this time, it is all exactly as it needs to be. Everyone and everything on this planet, including the planet itself is on a soul building journey. We are all eternal, safe and unbreakable. Each one of us will grow through our hard stuff and reap the benefits of this experience. The pain and suffering will pass, but the strength, wisdom, love and truth live on forever. You can trust that. Eve Wilson Since 1986 Eve has been the Director of the Healer Development Program, a full time UCM Healer Practitioner and trainer of healers, She works with a person’s aura and higher consciousness to assist their evolution and heal the cause of issues. She works actively with planetary healing and ascension. visit www. spiritualhealers.com for information and The Weekly Word Healing & Ascension Blog. Contact Eve: 734-780-7635 or evew@spiritualhealers.com

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Astrology, Spirituality and the Cosmos -Part 1 One thing I love about astrology is that it helps put things into perspective. When we gaze out at a starry night and see planets and stars being born millions of light years away, we realize that we are tiny in comparison. The study of the cosmos keeps our egos in check! The more we study astrology, the more it keeps us sane and detached about all the crazy and wonderful things that happen to us. We are, after all, just specks of cosmic dust. But we’re important too because we’re also Sparks of the Divine. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that astrology is, “astronomy applied to the affairs of men.” It’s the influence of the planets on human behavior. It is a very ancient art and science with roots going back to what was Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization 6,000 years ago and even earlier than that. Every culture studied the heavens. The priests used to be astrologers; they would predict outcomes of wars and sometimes get their heads chopped off if they were wrong - or right (if they predicted a failure which then came about!) Astrology is vast because it is our inter-relationship with the cosmos. Because the cosmos is an expression of the Creator Itself, and we too are part of this great Cosmic Creation, the relationship is indeed a spiritual one. Guidebook for Life I also love astrology because it provides each one of us with a unique guidebook for our journey through life. This guidebook is published the moment we’re born; it is our birth chart. Our birth chart (also called natal chart) is a

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representation of our karmic pattern, as well as a powerful map of our past, present and future. Life becomes an exciting journey when we realize why we’re here. However, most of us wouldn’t go on any journey without Mapquest or navigation equipment. This journey of life is more important than traveling to work in the morning so we definitely need a map or guidebook. I would never claim that astrology is the only guidebook, by the way; a trained and honed intuition is just as good, if not better. However, it is certainly the most useful and reliable guidebook I have found. By Chrissie Blaze, a professional astrologer trained at the Faculty of Astrological Studies, London in the early 1980s. She was first introduced to Spiritual astrology (also known as Karmic astrology or Evolutionary astrology) at the age of 14. She is an international Spiritual teacher, radio show host of the popular shows: “Spiritual Astrology with Chrissie Blaze”, “Prayer-Aid” and co-host of “Aetherius Radio Live” on Body Mind Spirit Radio, and author of nine published books. Her popular website is www.chrissieblaze. com.

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Love, The Bringer of Peace The energy of Love is a power just as real as electricity and far more important. It is a power that we can channel from the infinite, universal supply of the Creator -- God. Through our intentional prayers, we automatically channel and direct this power. When prayer reaches its destination, its nature is to bring balance and harmony, in the same way as healing does. It gives people extra power to heal, inspire and strengthen themselves and others. If we hear on the news that there is a war breaking out somewhere in the world and that peace talks are about to begin, we may feel inspired to send prayers to the peacemakers. Prayer can be especially useful if used strategically. As the outcome of the war will depend to a large extent on the decisions of the peacemakers, it is a good idea to do this. We should never ask in our prayers that other people’s minds are changed in any way. We should phrase our prayers in such a way that light, strength and healing goes out to the peacemakers, in order that they may be guided by their higher selves to make the right decision. Another secret of success with intentional prayers is to give them everything we have and then detach and carry on with our everyday life. By giving all our concentration, faith, love, reverence and focus to our prayers, then detaching from the results, we are virtually handing them over to God. Detachment gives our prayers wings to fly to their destination in order to perform God’s magic. Oh mighty God I offer my heartfelt prayer in thankfulness to you, And ask that I may be a channel for your peace and love So that this may flow through me now to all life. To humanity, in all its diversity of race and creed People, plants, animals and even the rocks beneath our feet So that we may know we are One planetary family Dwelling within Thy Great Heart. On wondrous Brahma May your divine and infinite power flow now – At this very moment – in an everlasting stream of light To bring peace and freedom to our world. By Chrissie Blaze the radio show host of “Prayer Aid: Global Relief through Power Prayer” every Tuesday morning at 8:00-8:15 a.m. on www.BodyMindSpiritRadio.com. Please listen in and join in sending prayers to help relieve global situations. She is also co-host of “Aetherius Radio Live” with Richard Lawrence. She is an ordained priest of The Aetherius Society at the Michigan Branch, Royal Oak. She is author of nine published books including Power Prayer (co-author Gary Blaze, Foreword by Marianne Williamson), available at www.aetherius.org and www.chrissieblaze.com.

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TIPS FOR A BETTER LIFE 1. Take a walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti- depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to. 3. When you wake up say the following statement, ‘My purpose for today is ____ 4. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants. 5. Drink green tea & water. Eat blueberries, wild Alaskan salmon, broccoli, almonds & walnuts. 6. Try to make at least three people smile each day. 7. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince & dinner like a pauper. 8. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 9. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. 10. Don’t take yourself so seriously. No one else does. 11. You don’t have to win every argument. Agree to disagree. 12. Make peace with your past so it won’t spoil the present. 13. Don’t compare your life to others’. You have no idea what their journey is all about. 14. No one is in charge of your happiness except you. 15. Frame every so-called disaster with these words: ‘In five years will this matter? 16. Forgive everyone for everything, including yourself. 17. What other people think of you is none of your business. 18. GOD heals almost everything. 19. However good or bad a situation is, this too will change. 20. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch. 21. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need. 22. Before going to bed: I am thankful for __ ______ Today I accomplished _______ 23. Remember that you are too blessed to be stressed, laugh and love and live.

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How to Let 2013 Be the Best Year Ever I took Self Acceptance Process to the streets in October. The idea was to have Compassionate Witnessing Booths where people would be seen and loved for their innate magnificence. As they stood in front of the booth, people would ask “what is this about?’. The reply would be “We are simply loving you as you are.” The next word out of their mouth would be “What’s the cost?”. They were surprised someone just wanted to love them, with no agenda. Even with the cold weather we had many people step into the booth. Although they could remain silent, many people wanted and needed to talk. As people were being given the energetic permission to just be themselves, what was heavy on their heart, naturally came out. Listening to people that day was a common theme among all the stories: “I feel I am here to do something. I hate my job, but I need money. I feel trapped”. I have heard many variations of this theme with now over 23,000 session hours while raised in the healing field. The details change but the story centralizes around: “I want to make a difference and/or know my purpose, but I don’t know how. And….I have to keep on doing what I am doing because I have to pay the bills! What most people don’t realize is that they have put themselves in a holding pattern. They are remaining the same and waiting for some future good to free them of their circumstance. This doesn’t work. People are trying to live like they are in a Science Fiction movie where a space ship is traveling for 2000 years to another planet and the people inside are put in a homeostasis capsule. When they wake up they will not have changed or aged but they will be on a new and better planet. The problem is, our new planet and your life, is not going to just happen without you inwardly and outwardly participating. You can’t remain the same and have life change. Likewise you can’t change and have life stay the same. This is impossible. This may sound overly simple, but the truth is always simple. The problem is we have a society that focuses on changing the condition to bring happiness rather than changing our self- perceptions. We think thoughts like, “When I get that new job, new partner, more money...then I will be happy!” Haven’t you at times gotten what you wanted and still not found happiness? Many do not know to do the yin (feminine), then yang (masculine). Look within and accept (yin) then direct your thoughts and take action (yang). If you cultivate the soil, the fruit will be larger. Likewise when you tend the soil of your mind,

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Many times when someone decides to do their inner work, and give fully of themselves each day, they find they are exactly where they need to be. They see that they are a healer and teacher disguised as an accountant, cashier, father, or mortgage closer etc.... The world needs healers in all facets of service, to help this new paradigm of community, and peace to be born within the consciousness of humanity.

You have everything within you to change your life; you just have to be willing to get still, look within and forgive yourself. You have to take radical accountability for your happiness with radical self compassion. The teacher, book or method to compliment your growth will show up, or many times, you may already have the book or teacher right front of you. Know you have something to radiate, give and shine every day. Stop waiting for a romantic partner, job change, or some deity to free you. You have to plug into the ocean of support within first to be able to feel it and utilize the universal power. God, Source or Creation is always there, but you can only feel it, and joyfully flow in it, if you take time to connect within (love yourself, let go, and choose your thoughts). Your mind, body and emotion are like a three prong plug. Feel the pain with compassion (emotion). Let go of the need to be right or let go of your opinions (mind). Feed your body good food, water and exercise (body). As you nurture your ‘3 prongs’ you plug into the universal source that can now work through you, as you, and in you. Source or God can only give to you what you are willing to feel within and become. Take one small step within and Life will reveal to you what little action to take. As you take this action from your inner alignment, the fruit of your actions will be great. Action without taking time to cultivate your inner soil, will give you the same life you have been living. Daily admit your crazy thoughts, let go of old grudges, go through the pain, choose love, and a greater more magnificent you will be realized. Daily use your tools of mediation, yoga, November 2012

You have a divine destiny awaiting you. Your gifts, talents and beauty are waiting for you to give them full permission. Put to rest the person you have created for the world to love and allow a greater indefinable amazing you to be expressed. You are far greater than you let yourself be. As you allow a greater you to come forward each day, you will spontaneously be living your purpose and life will then align conditions to meet your new decided set point of greatness. Call for transformational Self Acceptance Process TM sessions or come to 3rd Thursday gathering 7-9pm here at Accepted As I Am. November 11th 10-5pm, I will be doing another Compassionate Witnessing booth at Raw Eco-Fest, Laurel Manor, Livonia. Love to love you, and meet you face to face! Love, Barbra White. Barbra is a spiritual mentor, Self-Acceptance Process TM healer and Amazon best selling author. Owner of Accepted As I Am, and host of Accepted As I Am radio show on BodyMindSpiritRadio.com. Barbra was raised to be a healer, over a decade of experience, a gifted intuitive, and originator of Self Acceptance Process. Barbra’s core teaching of radical self acceptance, causes changes in people who have been stuck for years, and ignites the core of healing. AcceptedAsIAM.com 734-455-1438

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Belly Fat… What can I do? Belly fat and obesity is a problem plaguing America everyday and by 2020 it is reported that 6 out of 10 people will be considered obese. What can we do about it? Well there is something and I would call it the “Ideal Weight Loss Method”. The ideal weight loss method is one that results in rapid fat loss while keeping the lean body mass (muscle). To lose weight one must obviously consume fewer calories than are used throughout the day. However to specifically target fat loss other factors must be taken into consideration along with a maintenance program, which is completely different than the normal programs. The body has four compartments of energy from which to draw from to meet its basic needs to function and survive (metabolic needs): blood sugar (glucose), stored sugar (glycogen), muscle and fat. It draws on these reserves in a very specific order: first burning the sugar (glucose) in the blood and next the stored sugar (glycogen) reserve. Once the stored sugar (glycogen) is used, then and only then will it turn to the muscle and fat compartments. If we replenish the sugar (glycogen) stores, then the fat-burning stops until it is once again used up. Two master hormones, insulin and glucagon, determine how the body shifts from one compartment of energy to the next. It’s knowing how to regulate these two hormones that will result in belly fat loss. One of my new patients lost 72 lbs in 6 months from reading some of my past weight loss articles… without seeing me first. I am so proud of him because he is no longer diabetic and his blood pressure is normal and also his triglycerides and blood cholesterol is now normal. He’s no longer taking insulin or any diabetic 18

medication and is no longer taking cholesterol pills or medication for high triglycerides….also no more high blood pressure pills. He brought tears to my eyes…I was so overwhelmed at his success. These results can be predictable and repeatable. Patients can lose between 3 to 7 lbs a week (woman typically losing on an average 3 to 4 pounds and men 5 to 7 pounds). Any low-calorie diet will result in weight loss and most popular programs base their protocols on a “balanced diet”. If we take the standard USDA recommendations of approximately 60% of calories derived from “good carbohydrates”, 25% from protein and 15% from “healthy fats” and cut the amounts in half (keeping the ratios the same), we will have a “balanced diet” with one-half the calories….and people will lose weight. But there are a few problems with this seemingly logical approach. First, if we continue to replenish some of the sugar stores (glycogen) every day (with carbohydrates or sugar) our fat-burning will stop until we burn off that sugar. This will lead to an up and down weight loss. Second, and more importantly, decreasing the minimal daily requirements of protein will lead to muscle loss. As blood sugar drops (from the low calorie diet) the body will burn fat, but also break down muscle as a way to maintain proper sugar levels in the body. As we lose muscle our metabolism slows. The heart is also a muscle and losing some of its weight is not a good thing. Now, when these folks have achieved their goal weight, what is the predictable result? They go back to eating “normal size” meals but their metabolism is slower and they regain the weight, often times ending up heavier than when they started the diet.

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My protocol takes a different track…for a relatively short time we will use an “unbalanced diet”. We keep the minimum daily protein requirement the same (roughly ½ gram of protein per pound of lean body weight) and build the diet around this. Understand that this is not a “high protein diet”. We give only the minimum and we do this to spare the muscle. Loss of muscle is unacceptable to us during a diet. Next if we want to lose fat it is logical that we would eliminate most fats from the diet (but giving ample amounts of essential fatty acids). Now we are left with carbohydrates (sugar). Because we don’t want to replace the stored sugars (glycogen), we keep these at a bare minimum, approximately 30 grams per day. This forces the body to stay in the “fat-burning mode” 24 hours a day. You will consume lots of vegetables a day. This will provide fiber to prevent constipation and you’ll need vitamins and minerals to ensure proper electrolyte balance. If you use this approach to weight loss…You will be pleasantly surprised. God Bless, Dr Michael D. Reggish, D.C., N.D. Dr Michael D. Reggish is a Certified Holistic Wellness Doctor with over 32 years experience helping patients enjoy optimal health using all natural holistic methods. He is holding free informational workshops on Nov. 8, Nov. 13, Nov. 20 & Nov. 27th at 6 pm at his office on “The Holistic Diet” Learn how to lose weight effortlessly. REGGISH HOLISTIC WELLNESS, Willow Wood Professional Village 31586 Schoolcraft Rd. Livonia, MI. 48150 Call 734-427-7110. November 2012


What Do These People Have In Common… They All Lost Weight I lost over 30 lbs in 3 months My name is Kris. I started the Holistic Diet protocol several weeks ago and experienced incredible results very quickly. My first 3 weeks, I lost 9 pounds of fat (confirmed on my body fat scale), 3” on my bust, 3” on my waist and 3” on my hips!! Not only that, but my constant aching in my shins and hips completely disappeared – all without exercising. I’ve been on the program barely 3 months and have lost over 30 pounds. I used to be size 12 and 40-35-40 but now I am 33-27-34 and I lost 7” in each thigh, without exercise. I just want to share this with everyone out there that wants to lose that last 10 pounds to 100 pounds. I know most people don’t feel happy with 10 extra pounds or 100 extra pounds. It just doesn’t feel good. This program feels great! Especially without exercising! When I turned 50 this March, I looked and felt fabulous at 50, and you can too. ~Kris I lost 94 pounds in 18 weeks My name is Jonathan, I was 33 years old, 5’11” tall and I weighed 258 pounds. Within a months time, I, my parents and my office manager were all using the Holistic Diet. As the pounds quickly and easily began to drop off of me, I felt energized and healthier, more incredibly vital than I could ever remember feeling in my entire life. I’m now a fit and healthy 164 pounds. Among the four of us, we’ve lost more than 300 pounds. ~Dr. Johnathan I lost 230 pounds in 18 months My name is Helen and I am 47 years old. I’ve battled with my weight since my teenage years. I had reached my highest weight of 388lbs at the age of 45. I decided to try the Holistic Diet program and in 18 months later I lost 230 lbs. I went from wearing a 5X to a size 14. This was a first for me. My favorite pass time now is shopping at my favorite store Tommy Hilfiger. I can actually walk into any store that I wish and I will find something that fits me. Doing the program was easy, delicious and I never felt hungry or like it was a chore to lose weight. It became part of my daily routine and the pounds started melting off my body. I was starting November 2012

to feel the best I had felt in years. I can now go on a plane or bus trip, actually feel comfortable in the seat and pay for one seat only, instead of two. I can enjoy going to amusement parks and rides with my nephews and enjoying it to the maximum. I am a changed woman and I have nothing but good things to say about this program. I would highly recommend this program to everyone. Thank you very much for saving my life. ~Helen I lost 11 ½ pounds in just 6 days My name is Tammy and I started the program 6 days ago. My weight was 178.6 lbs and now I weigh 166.8 lbs. That’s 11 ½ pounds off. I am very excited. The first couple of days were a little hard but now it’s really easy. My husband is out of town and he won’t be back for a week. He’s going to be shocked when he gets home. I love this program and would recommend it to everyone. Thanks Dr. Reggish. ~Tammy ********************************************************* In our office we do a series of tests for Parasites, Major Food Allergies and Immune Challenges (Viruses, Flu Viruses, Retro Viruses, four different groups of Bacteria and four different groups of Fungus and Yeast) also Heavy Metals and Toxic Chemicals. All of these tests are done for a single fee of $45. With these tests we can identify and determine what factors are contributing to your health concerns. God Bless, Dr Michael D. Reggish, D.C., N.D. Dr. Michael D. Reggish, D.C., N.D. is a Certified Holistic Wellness Doctor with over 32 years experience helping patients enjoy optimal health using all natural holistic methods learned from his studies traveling to 39 countries.

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What Surrender Means to Me

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The word surrender used to scare me since I can be a controlling person, and a perfectionist. Surrender meant giving my power over to someone else. Could that person be trusted? Would I be safe? Would the job get done correctly? Does this sound familiar to you? Slowly but surely, I have been willing to give up and surrender here and there in my life. What I have found is that with surrender comes relief, but first I have to detach from the outcome. When I do surrender, I find relief because I do not have to do everything myself, and I can even have someone else do “the job” so I can do something else. This is like feeding two birds with one seed. A win-win! In addition, I have had to create an environment and surround myself with people whom I feel comfortable surrendering in and to. For example, when I lived alone as an only-parent in Chicago, I created a network of resourceful and fun women whom I could trust to care for my wonderful son, beloved pets or home when I would work late or go on vacation. Now that I have moved to Michigan, I have a boyfriend and a Big Brother for my son whom I can rely on. I am also blessed with a twin sister who lives nearby us. I totally trust her with my son, pets, and home, and she is our wise doctor. I ask her questions about our health, and yes sometimes even get advice about a sick pet.  Relying on competent and caring people has made surrendering easier. But most importantly, I have learned that God is someone I can lean on, and trust, as I learn to surrender. All I have to do is be the best person I can be in this very moment, make decisions from that place, and let go of the outcome of things. This is called non-attachment. Surrendering like this means I do not have to worry, be angry, scared, or sad. Magically when I surrender to God and practice this non-attachment, I feel inner joy, peace, and total serenity. So, if you are struggling with something or need to let go and live a more peace-filled life, try surrendering. Surrender to the help from competent loved ones. But most importantly, try surrendering your life into the care of God…by living one day at a time, being 100% in this moment, and not worrying about the outcome. When I am struggling with surrender, I recite:

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Personally, I seem to be attracted to joyful, healing people! On November 16th & 17th, I am hosting, “Laughter Yoga & Spiritual Retreat,” to raise the level of progress in healing and joy. Laughter Yoga shows us how to laugh without jokes for the benefit of health and happiness. Trainer Maggie Batts said, “It’s not happiness that makes us laugh, it’s laughing that makes us happy.” Ethann Fox will do Energy Transfers which heals emotions quickly and raises levels of joy. Greg Weathers, healer and teacher, uses Reiki and other healing energy’s. I experienced a pain free healing of a knee injury from Greg! Barb sees and reads Auras, and is able to read many health and character points. Bring pictures if you’d like. Plus, many more talented people and services available! Please join us for, “Laughter Yoga & Spiritual Retreat” in Brighton, MI. Includes 1 night lodging, healthy meals, Laughter Yoga classes, Energy Transfers, Workshops, Guided Meditation, Drum circle & more! Cost: $195. A $95 deposit reserves your spot . Credit card or checks are accepted. Contact Heidi Slay, retreat organizer, 248-7221981.

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Neu’s News: Treat Illness at Its Source Despite the undeniable power of modern medicine, people continue to remain chronically ill. Why is this so? James Neuenschwander, M.D., director of the Bio Energy Medical Center in Ann Arbor is eager to answer this question. University of Michigan alumni, Dr. Neu (as he’s affectionately called) was frustrated with the many ways traditional medicine fails to educate and successfully treat patients. Historically, allopathic doctors rejected a holistic approach to healing by treating the symptoms of a condition without understanding the source of the disease. To counter the trend, this passionate, independent thinker created Bio Energy Medical Center in 1988 to treat “illness at its source” and to focus on the entirety of the patient’s physical and mental health. In the years since its inception, the Center has grown and evolved in direct correlation to our country’s SUNSHINE HEALING CENTER offers over 700 medicinal herbs with hand made remedies. Herbs have the power to help you live a happier, healthier, more energetic life.

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intervention. Part of a cancer fellowship at the University of Southern Florida, he has witnessed improvements and outcomes of cancer based on molecular profiling of tumors. “Each cancer cell has its own pattern of active genes and proteins. Molecular profiling tests for a variety of biomarkers in the DNA of a tissue sample to improve diagnosis and treatment on an individualized basis. Therefore, cancer treatment can be targeted with both medications and supplements based on the patient’s tumor,” explains Dr. Neu. Staff and Services Expanded Bio Energy Medical Center was relocated and expanded two years ago to better accommodate the increased number of people searching for holistic care. Newly hired specialized wellness practitioners complement the current staff offering enhanced care for new and existing patients. The contemporary office space emanates a relaxing vibe with its environmentally friendly combination of an earthy color palate and sustainable furnishings, flooring, paint and lighting. Inviting and attractive, the Center was truly designed with the patient in mind. To find out more, call 734.995.3200. Bio Energy Medical Center 3131 Professional Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. www. bioenergymedicalcenter.com & on Facebook.

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Daily Affirmation: Abundant Wealth

I am so joyous and grateful for the continuous gush of money flowing to me every moment of every day. It flows freely, directly and non-stop through multiple channels that are generous, kind and supportive of my highest good. I know, and always remember, deep within my soul that God, and only God, is my true Source. I am prosperous. I am prosperous. I am prosperous. I remember daily that money is actually energy that easily and effortlessly flows to and from me. I continue to seek a deeper understanding and closer relationship with money. Every day I choose to forgive perceived hurts, misunderstandings and judgments about money and wealth. As a result, my relationship with money continues to grow in a mature, healthy manner. It presents numerous opportunities of an expanded expression of my authentic self. I am prosperous. I am prosperous. I am prosperous. My relationship with money is one of respect, generosity and mindfulness. I set boundaries around this relationship that are flexible and intuitive. I open my heart and begin to allow the energy of money flow to and from me in a reciprocal fashion. I allow this circular motion to combine with my own energy field and do so with ease and grace. I recognize and see it as a beautiful dance. In full partnership, I dance with it daily. I have more than enough and easily give to others as Spirit moves me to do so, acknowledging that giving is the same as receiving. Every day I allow, I allow, I allow. I am prosperous. I am prosperous. I AM PROSPEROUS! This or something better. So be it. Thank you, God! Rev. Deborah Bogle Rev. Deborah Bogle, MA, LLP, CAADC, (248) 244-2060 Helping Hearts Heal www.HelpingHeartsHeal.com , dbogle@HelpingHeartsHeal.com

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HERB OF THE MONTH Sage (Salvia Officinalis) Common name: Garden sage, Spanish sage, Creek sage Description: Evergreen shrub growing to 3 feet. Oval, velvety leaves, small flowers. Worldwide. Part used: Leaves. Common use: Sage is popularly used as an internal antiperspirant, and can reduce or even eliminate body odor. Often used in the treatment of flesh wounds. It is also a food preservative – and highly effective in relieving sore throat pain. Diabetics often include sage in their diets to help Your regulate sugar levels in the blood.

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Inward Journey The ancient Sanskrit word for circle is Mandala. Mandala art has been used for millennia. It is a path to self-expression, self-awareness and personal growth. It can be a journey to discover the center within us and beyond. One can meditate on an existing mandala or we can create our own. There are a number of sources out there if you prefer to use ready made mandalas. Nature has also provided us with mandalas, snowflakes, flowers, the rings in a cut tree, snails and spider webs are some examples. When creating your own it can be a tool for pulling scattered aspects of your life together, leading to wholeness and enlightenment. When creating one, remember it is a circular journey that can start and end in the center. One is drawn to the center. To draw one it is good to start with a circle. You can trace a plate or use a compass. Some kind of straight edge is useful and a pencil, and colored pencils, crayons or paint if you want color in your mandala. You can simulate drawing with light. This is easily done by working on a piece of black paper and using opaque media. Gel pens and pastels are good for this purpose. Your mandala doesn’t have to look professional. It is your journey, it is for you. In creating your mandala, organize your thoughts around a central theme. Use your ideas to create symbols and colors to reflect your intent. There are endless possibilities within you. Let them be drawn out as you create your mandala. Your mandala is one aspect of the whole you, not separate from you. Explore your different aspects, as you receive personal growth. The mandala we created is a journey November 2012

of oneness drawing you to the ancient word for God, HU. God is the One we turn to for guidance. There also are six pedals or flames representing the six days of creation, or six work days. There are the tablets of the law, following these laws helps make a better world. The hearts are for unconditional love, love of God and creations. Triangles can represent a number of things. Two triangles make up the Star of David. The ridged edge of the circle represents life’s ups and downs. The center is the sun, our light source. One can read so many things into a design like this, even things we did not notice. A mandala is a tool of transformation that can be relaxing as well as meditative. It helps bring resolution, clarity, healing, peace and deeper understanding. Try coloring a mandala before and after an experience and note the differences. What were you like coming into the experience compared to now? Meditate on a mandala that you used in the past. What changes are there? To meditate on a mandala get comfortable then look at the images and symbols and let them flow through you. Internalize the feelings and colors. If you are drawn to a part of the mandala spend time on that area. You only get out what you put in, if you put in nothing you receive nothing. Chris and Dave Wattenberg Chris and Dave Wattenberg CHTP, SHP/I are: Stone Healers, Certified BioSonic Repatterning (Tuning Fork Therapist), Certified Healing Touch Practitioners, and other healing modalities. They have developed and teach classes in Stone Healing Energy, Tuning Forks, Energy Exchange, Singing Bowls, Focused Energy Techniques and Protection for Practitioners. In addition to their own practice they are on the board of the Healing Touch Center. www.StoneHealingEnergy.com

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.� ~ Melody Beattie

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The Voices of the Body Mind Spirit Community... 11/10 Adrianna’s Mystic Connections 10-11am Gifted angel reader, Adrianna invites you to call in and receive guidance and counsel from the angels. Adrianna takes your calls at 646-378-0378 for free readings.

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11/01 Journeys in Wellness 7-8pm Host Martha D’Anna wants to bring the information that will lead each and every BODY to a life of wellness and Tonight she welcomes Dr. Joel Wallach DMV (Dead Doctors Don’t Lie). 11/02 Healthy Cooking with Macro Val 1-2pm Chef, author, instructor, Valerie Wilson brings her vast knowledge and experience coupled with a true joy of helping people live happier lives through healthier eating! Have questions? Call in at 646378-0378! 11/05 Insights with Elaine Kissel 11am-Noon This show is all about YOU! You’ll get meaningful insights, useful information and tools you CAN use to make your inner and outer life better in every way.

11/13 On The Edge with Chrissie Blaze 1-2pm Suzanne Taylor, the producer/director of What on Earth? Inside The Crop Circle Mystery joins Chrissie this afternoon. 11/18 Chillin’ with Mr. Peace 1:303:00pm Kevin (Mr. Peace) Szawala opens the airwaves, phones lines and his heart to share and discuss topics of importance to the furtherance of diversity, peace and love in this world. Today’s topic: Peer Pressure. 11/20 Sacred Sexuality with Leslie Blackburn 10-11am Helping you connect with your sacred sexuality; Leslie welcomes your LIVE phone calls during the show at 646-378-0378. Bring the topics you may feel no one else understands and realize that someone DOES! 11/20 Aetherius Radio Live 1-2pm Welcome international broadcasters, authors and Aetherius Society members, Richard Lawrence and Chrissie Blaze as they bring the wisdom of outer space to help you realize the potential of inner space. Today’s topic: The Next Master is Coming.

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11/27 Accepted As I Am 10-11am Barbra White AcceptedAsIAm.com guides you into living your Soul’s purpose, accepting your spiritual inheritance and loving yourself. The Self Acceptance Process will help you change your life, releasing suffering and be a beneficial presence on the planet. 11/27 We Get Results 1-2pm Host Mary Singer Albertson is passionate about connecting people in NEED with those who can GET RESULTS. This IS a must for anyone who has every tried to have their voice heard by the government on any level! 11/28 InTouch Interviews 10-11am The fascinating Ayurvedic therapies of Panchakarma is why Dr. Beena Vesikar M.D. (Ayurvedic Medicine) has agreed to join us this evening 11/28 Join the Global Breath Institute for a “Full Moon Meditation” that you are sure to enjoy! Every month on the day of the full moon, 9-9:30p EST Thank YOU in advance for visiting our site, liking the “host pages” and joining in on the fun! We appreciate your support!

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Certified Medical Hypnotherapist. Call for next Course dates. (586) 751-7500

Intuitive / Development / Meditation Class. Learn how to connect with your guides, while receiving and giving messages. Open class. Fraser 7-9pm $10 586-285-1583

www.crystalmoonastrology.com  Readings and paranormal services.  Classes currently available in ghost hunting, psychic protection / spirit removal and more.  Visit online or email Heidi -- cedena-heidi@sbcglobal.net. Yoga with Ellen Livingston, Mon & Wed evenings, Fri mornings. Ann Arbor. Classes for all levels, in our unique studio on 5 beautiful acres. LivingYogaNow.com, 734645-3217. Costa Rica Raw Food & Yoga Retreat with Ellen Livingston & Billy Newmyer, February 9-16, 2013. It’s time to register now to save your spot! LivingYogaNow.com, 734-645-3217.

SUNDAY Sunday Service – 11am. followed by Spiritual Healing The Aetherius Society. 3119 N. Campbell Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073. Tel: (248) 588-0290 Temple Community Gathering, 5-7pm one Sunday per month, details and dates at www.MysterySchooloftheTempleArts.com, free or by donation, email or call ahead, Leslie Blackburn, Mystery School of the Temple Arts, Dearborn, 313-269-6719

MONDAY Guided Meditation Class, $25. Warren 7pm 586.771.4569 MONDAY NIGHT VINYASA YOGA with Ellen Livingston, Mondays ongoing, 5:307pm. All levels welcome, $15 drop-in, $10 with pass. LivingYogaNow.com; Ellen Livingston 734.645-3217 Mystic Prayer Service for World Peace and Healing. 7:55 p.m. The Aetherius Society. 3119 N. Campbell Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073. Tel: (248) 588-0290 VINYASA YOGA with Ellen Livingston, Mondays, 5:30-7pm, Ann Arbor. All levels welcome, $15 drop-in, $10 with pass. LivingYogaNow.com; Ellen Livingston 734.645-3217

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Meditate and connect with your Self, experiencing self-acceptance and Love.  Every Tuesday in Berkley at 8pm. $10.  www. Spirituallivingandhealing.com  Please call Miche @ 248-212-0808 to register.

WEDNESDAY Experience Healing Touch, an energy based therapeutic approach to healing. Clients enjoy peace & less pain after treatment. Appts. & Walk-Ins welcome. 28650 Eleven Mile, Farmington Hills. For info & appt. call: 248-788-5808 ww.healingtouchcenter.info Holistic Classes at The Sacred Age: Join our 6pm. weekly “Come & Learn” Series. Seating limited, pre-register. Only $10/class. Visit: www.3-Moons.com for classes/dates. (248) 890-7838 Meditation - Deeper Exploration of the Inner Realms, 5-pm. $10, call ahead, Leslie Blackburn, Mystery School of the Temple Arts, Dearborn, 313-269-6719, www.OneSpaceConnected.com Redford Meditation Circle - Meet Your Angels. 19444 Garfield, Redford, 7:30pm $10. Meets the 2nd & 4th Wed.. 313-412-7690 FREE Pranic Healing Clinic. 3rd Wed. monthly. Dissolve and disintegrate blocked energy. Effective with many illnesses and diseases. Relieve stress. Meditation Twin Hearts at 7pm. Appointments 7:30-8:30pm. Must preregister. Love donation. Bodywork in Plymouth 734-416-2000. 7–8:30 PM; Free Reiki Share at the Balance Clinical & Holistic Massage, 3250 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley, Wednesdays from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM- All levels welcome. 248.542.3073

THURSDAY Constellations Group forming, 3-4:30pm “What if the Baby-Weight you’re Carrying is not Your Own?” Liz Jelinek, Facilitator, $15/week. At Chapel Hill Clubhouse, 3350 Green Rd. Ann Arbor. Contact Liz Jelinek www.lizjelinek.com 734-646-4886. FREE Reiki Clinic. 4th Thu. of Month; 7 – 8:30pm; Those who have taken Reiki can practice their skills giving and receiving Reiki. Ask questions, enhance skills. Have fun too. Plymouth, 734-416-5200. Love donation. www.BodyWorksHealingCenter.com Spiritual discourses by Barbra White, meditations, healing, 3rd Thur. 7-8:30pm and group discussions. 8:30-9pm social time. Donation. AcceptedasIam.com Please call 734-455-1438 to register.

FRIDAY Sacred Drumming. 1st Fri. monthly; 78:30pm. Open to everyone, free flowing drumming circle infusing Native American and Shaman ways into a community based healing group! Bring your rattles, rain sticks, flutes and drums or use ours! $25 734-4165200. Plymouth FREE Reiki Share. 4th Fri. of Month; 78:30pm; A unique opportunity to experience the powerful healing affects of Reiki. You have to feel it to know it. By appointment only. Love Donation. Plymouth, 734-4165200. BodyWorksHealingCenter.com

SATURDAY Learn how to Meditate: Personal Instruction and guidance in traditional meditation practices. Easy and simple for learners of all ages and backgrounds. (248) 987-8864 David. www.FreeYourLifeEnergy.com Experience Healing Touch, an energy based therapeutic approach to healing. Clients enjoy peace & less pain after treatment. Appts. & Walk-Ins welcome. 28650 Eleven Mile, Farmington Hills. For info & appt. call: 248-788-5808 www.healingtouchcenter.info

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Thursday, November 01, 2012

Adult Star Crystal Group. 3rd Thu. monthly 7:00-8:30pm; Discuss one crystal/stone per month. Includes meditation specific to that stone. Open forum how crystals can help you heal and enjoy life more. Plymouth, 734-416-5200. $20 www.BodyWorksHealingCenter.com

Journeys in Wellness 7-8pm Host Martha D’Anna wants to bring the information that will lead each and every BODY to a life of wellness and Tonight she welcomes Dr. Joel Wallach DMV (Dead Doctors Don’t Lie). www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com

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Higher Consciousness in a Spiraling Universe:  Awaken to soul essence.  Learn what’s aligning December 21, 2012, how to access incoming information.   Based on Kiera Laike’s, PhD, Embodied Meditation principles.  7:00pm, Southfield, $15.00.  248-880-9382, kiera@EmbodiedWellnessCenter.com,   www.EmbodiedWellnessCenter.com

The Mindfulness Meditation System Nov.6, 13, 20, 27; 7-8:30PM The Mindfulness Meditation as presented by Dr. Antonio Sieirawill be presented as a system of breathing, balance, flexibility, and mental focus/concentration practices designed to create a total “mindbody” meditative experience. Each session builds on the one prior. $80. Plymouth, 734-416-5200.www. BodyWorksHealingCenter.com

Ready, Set, Intention 8-8:15am The program designed to help us create and live the lives we believe are ours to enjoy! 646378-0378 will let you listen LIVE and you can always visit the archive anytime for a refresh! www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Healthy Cooking with Macro Val 1-2pm Chef, author, instructor, Valerie Wilson brings her vast knowledge and experience coupled with a true joy of helping people live happier lives through healthier eating! Have questions? Call in at 646-378-0378! www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com Release the hold the past has on you! MIDWEST INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMIC CONSTELLATIONS presents Gary Stuart “Hellinger Certified Facilitator”   November 2-4, 2012 $325 See our ad for more info! (734) 646-4886

Saturday, November 03, 2012 Reiki III Master Certificate, Saturday Nov. 3 & 10th; 10am - 2pm, Eve Wilson Reiki Master. Cost $450 two classes to certificate. 734-780-7635 www.spiritualhealers.com

Monday, November 05, 2012 Fatigue is Fixable. This must attend workshop will help educate on eating to stay energized and keeping stress under control. By Dr. Carol Ann Fischer, BS, DC, ND. 734-756-6904 Free. Livonia 7:00-9:00pm Ready, Set, Intention 8-8:15am The program designed to help us create and live the lives we believe are ours to enjoy! 646378-0378 will let you listen LIVE and you can always visit the archive anytime for a refresh! www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com Insights with Elaine Kissel 11am-Noon This show is all about YOU! You’ll get meaningful insights, useful info. and tools you CAN use to make your inner & outer life better in lots of ways. bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 Prayer-Aid: Healing the World with Power Prayer 8-8:15am Chrissie Blaze leads us in morning prayer for a happier, healthier, safer world every Tuesday morning. www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com

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Wednesday, Nov., 07, 2012 Open Mindfulness Meditation Nov. 7,15,21,28 7:00 – 8:30PM Experienced meditators come and experience the synergistic effect of meditating in a group! Includes breathing, meditating, metta, and body focus. $15. Plymouth, 734-416-5200. www.BodyWorksHealingCenter.com

Thursday, November 08, 2012 Experienced Breathers 7PM-8:30PM Get in the habit to connect to your Higher Self. Tap into group energy for a deeper experience. Clear old energies now and set yourself free. Prerequisite: attended three Introductory Workshops. $25, 734-4165200 .BodyWorksHealingCenter.com

Saturday, November 10, 2012 Adrianna’s Mystic Connections 10-11am Gifted angel reader, Adrianna invites you to call in and receive guidance and counsel from the angels. Adrianna takes your calls at 646-378-0378 for free readings. www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Sunday, November 11, 2012 Prana of Breath 10-12:30 Learn to open your breath, restore health and bring a renewed sense of vitality, optimism and joy to your life. Sooth your Soul and free your Spirit with the healing power of your breath.

Monday, November 12, 2012 Spirit Protection & Removal: 6:30-9:00 pm / Westland / $40 (includes take-home protection kit with crystals).  For details, go to  www.crystalmoonastrology.com; cedenaheidi@sbcglobal.net; (734) 788-6478.   Higher Consciousness in a Spiraling Universe:  Awaken to soul essence.  Learn what’s aligning December 21, 2012, how to access incoming information.   Presented by Kiera Laike, PhD, Embodied Meditation founder. Southfield, 7:pm, $15. 248-8809382, kiera@EmbodiedWellnessCenter. com,www.EmbodiedWellnessCenter.com

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Spirit Protection & Removal:  Nov.12 / 6:30-9:00 pm / Westland / $40 (includes take-home protection kit with crystals).  For details, go to  www.crystalmoonastrology. com; cedena-heidi@sbcglobal.net; (734) 788-6478.  

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Prayer-Aid: Healing the World with Power Prayer 8-8:15am Chrissie Blaze leads us in morning prayer for a happier, healthier, world www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com On The Edge with Chrissie Blaze 1-2pm Suzanne Taylor, the producer/director of What on Earth? Inside The Crop Circle Mystery joins Chrissie this afternoon. www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Wednesday, Nov., 14, 2012 Eat Your Way Thin. This presentation will educate the audience on how food and water play a role in health. Take a natural approach to a healthier, new you. Presented by Dr. Carol Ann Fischer, BS, DC, ND. 734-756-6904 Livonia, Free 7:00-9:00pm The Holiday Eating Survival Guide Wednesday, November 14th 7-8:30 pm Having a higher food I.Q. can make the holidays difficult. Come learn how to make the best food choices and what to do when you can’t. Livonia Civic Center Library, 3rd floor 32777 Five Mile Rd. FREE! Reserve your seat: 734-425-8588. Mindfulness Meditation Intro Nov.14, 29; 7-8:30PM Dr. Siera’s popular Mindfulness Meditation is back. Learn a system of breathing, balance, flexibility, and mental focus/concentration practices designed to create a total “mindbody” meditative experience. $15.734-416-5200

Friday, November 16, 2012 REIKI INTENSIVE CLASSES. Beth Hubrecht, Reiki Master-Teacher, Owner of KIndness Clinic offers classes in Brighton MI. Reiki I: Friday, 11/16  6:-9:30pm Reiki I & II : Saturday 11/17  9:am-6:30pm Reiki Master: Sunday 11/18  9:am-6:30pm for more info call: 734-719-0311, email: kindnessclinic.info@gmail.com or visit: wwwkindnessclinic.com

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Monday, November 26, 2012

Empowered Relationship with Food: Introductory Meditation and Lecture. Learn to release food cravings and addictions through energetic skills of Embodied Meditation. Call Abbe Grossman, MA, Certified Embodied Meditation Teacher, 248-4705738, grossmanabbejma@att.net., www. embodiedmeditation.com 27752 Franklin Road, Southfield 10:am, $15.00

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Sunday, November 18, 2012 Chillin’ with Mr. Peace 1:30-3:00pm Kevin (Mr. Peace) Szawala opens the airwaves, phones lines and his heart to share and discuss topics of importance to the furtherance of diversity, peace and love in this world. Today’s topic: Peer Pressure. www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Monday, November 19, 2012 Ready, Set, Intention 8-8:15am The program designed to help us create and live the lives we believe are ours to enjoy! www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Prayer-Aid: Healing the World with Power Prayer 8-8:15am Chrissie Blaze leads us in morning prayer for a happier, healthier, safer world every Tuesday morning. Be part of this miraculous experience. www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com Aetherius Radio Live 1-2pm Welcome international broadcasters, authors and Aetherius Society members, Richard Lawrence and Chrissie Blaze as they bring the wisdom of outer space to help you realize the potential of inner space. Today’s topic: The Next Master is Coming. www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com Sacred Sexuality with Leslie Blackburn 10-11am Helping you connect with your sacred sexuality; Leslie welcomes your LIVE phone calls during the show at 646378-0378. Bring the topics you may feel no one else understands and realize that someone DOES! www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Pressure Point Therapy Tuesday, November 27th 7-8pm. Certified Wellness Doctor, Dr. William H. Karl, D.C, guides you through step-by-step instruction of pressure point therapy with a partner and/ or for yourself. Karl Wellness Center & Chiropractic Clinic, 30935 Ann Arbor Trail. FREE Please register. 734-425-8220. Essential Daily Exercises Tuesday, November 27thth 8-9pm Learn the six most essential exercises that will help you to improve strength, balance, and overall energy! A must for all ages and fitness levels. Karl Wellness Center & Chiropractic Clinic, 30935 Ann Arbor Trail. FREE karlwellnesscenter.com Please register. 734-425-8220. Prayer-Aid: Healing the World with Prayer 8-8:15am bodymindspiritRADIO.com Accepted As I Am 10-11am Barbra White AcceptedAsIAm.com guides you into living your Soul’s purpose, accepting your spiritual inheritance and loving yourself. The Self Acceptance Process will help you change your life, releasing suffering and be a beneficial presence on the planet. www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com We Get Results 1-2pm Host Mary Singer Albertson is passionate about connecting people in NEED with those who can GET RESULTS. This IS a must for anyone who has every tried to have their voice heard by the government on any level! www. bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Wednesday, Nov., 28, 2012 InTouch Interviews 10-11am The fascinating Ayurvedic therapies of Panchakarma is why Dr. Beena Vesikar M.D. (Ayurvedic Medicine) has agreed to join us this evening. www.bodymindspiritRADIO.com

Sunday, November 25, 2012

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Dec. 2 Special Holiday Breathe. Unique, wonderful holiday breathe to access the joy and spirit of this season of love, giving, gratitude and connection. Open your heart, feel the oneness and experience the gifts. Don’t miss it! $25 734-416-5200 www. BodyWorksHealingCenter.com 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sun. Dec. 2 Special Holiday Breathe from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Unique, wonderful holiday breathe to access the joy and spirit of this season of love, giving, gratitude and connection. Open your heart, feel the oneness and experience the gifts. Don’t miss it! $25 734-416-5200 www.BodyWorksHealingCenter.com January The Healer & Ascension Certification Course – Legal UCM Healer Practitioner Certification. 28 classes meet alternate weeks, DTBA. Unconditionally loving spiritual connections, clear boundaries, safe and effective healing of body, emotion, mind and spirit for adults, children, pets, the planet. Aura/Chakra Reading, Clearing, Repair, Etheric Surgeons, Soul Contracts, DNA/Heredity, Past Lives, Ascension and Upgrades, Much More. Eve Wilson 734780-7635, www.spiritualhealers.com .

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Fatigue is Fixable Women today are becoming burdened with ever increasing amounts of stress. Many women who work outside the home are also mothers, the head of their household, and the main income earners. Common complaints from these women are that they do not feel like themselves. They are fatigued, can’t get their energy back, and are tired of being tired. Fatigue occurs when the body simply does not have the nutrients it needs to create the energy that is demanded of it. The Standard American Diet (SAD) of high carbohydrate and no or low fats does not provide adequate nutrition for the body to make energy. The body uses food to create energy. Twice as much energy is generated from a gram of fat compared to a gram of carbohydrates. The good fats have to come from a real food source, like fish, olive oil, butter, flaxseed etc. Women need to eat these fats daily in order for the body to make energy. Good fats are also essential for hormone production. Fatigue comes from an exhaustion of the fuel that the body needs to make energy. Catalysts and enzymes are also necessary to help make the production of energy in the body. These are called vitamins and minerals. The body cannot adequately convert food into fuel if any of the necessary vitamins or minerals are missing. Dr. Royal Lee wrote, “From Soil to Supplement” over 60 years ago. In this book he explains the link between the deficiencies in our health, and the deficiencies in our food supply because of mineral depleted soil. 32

Whole food supplementation is essential now more than ever, since we cannot get all the nutrients that we need from what we eat. Lack of energy is the result of an overall hormonal imbalance in the body. All the hormonal glands, including the thyroid and adrenals, need to work together. When the natural hormone precursors from vitamins and minerals are missing, the body is unable to make the needed amount of hormones. The thyroid needs iodine, as well as many other minerals. A great source of thyroid support is kelp or dulse (seaweed). Fatigue and unwanted weight gain, with a failure to lose weight in spite of exercise and activity, is usually an indication of thyroid insufficiency. The feeling of stress, being overloaded and run down is usually an indication of adrenal insufficiency. Both the adrenals and the thyroid work together to influence energy and the stress response in the body. The adrenal glands cannot produce the correct amount of stress-handling hormones or energy when the diet is deficient in minerals. The adrenal glands, located on top of the kidneys, also influence mood, sleep, sugar/salt cravings, weight, pain and inflammation. These glands need sodium to be balanced with other minerals. The best food source of these minerals is Himalayan or Celtic sea salt, and mineral rich fresh leafy green vegetables. The goal is to get the nutritional fuel that we need from our diet. Eating natural and fresh fruits and vegetables, balanced with proteins and complex carbohydrates provides energy for the body. Processed foods and fast foods

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do not supply energy to the body. Because these foods are missing nutrients, the body will use stored reserves in order to metabolize these un-natural foods. Processed/fast foods ultimately rob the body of the nutrients, resulting in additional nutritional deficiencies. Eating too many foods that are converted into sugar gives the body short bursts of fuel, but not enough long-term energy. Long standing diets high in sugar and refined, processed grains will create a deficiency of the vitamin B complex. Many of the B vitamins are required by the body to metabolize sugars. The metabolism of sugar becomes difficult for the body without adequate intake of the whole food vitamin B complex found in brewer’s yeast, rice bran and molasses. Additional adrenal stress is created by dietary intake of too many refined carbohydrates and too much sugar. The adrenals assist the pancreas in stabilizing blood sugar, but they become stressed as they do this. Hormonal imbalance occurs when sugar metabolism malfunctions, as blood sugar cannot be stabilized. Reducing beverages high in sugar, and eliminating candy and sweets can help increase energy. Women can have the energy to do all that they do. Fatigue can be eliminated for those who choose. Energy can be restored by simply making diet and lifestyle changes, and balancing hormones naturally. By naturally supporting the thyroid and adrenal glands with food based or herbal supplementation, energy levels improve for most women. We are fortunate today that we have the technology to measure nutritional deficiencies, sugar handling ability, November 2012


and hormonal imbalances. Individual nutritional needs can be determined by using tools like nutritional response testing, hair analysis, saliva testing, and computerized nutritional analysis. Women need energy all year long, but especially during the holidays. Customized help is always available for those in need.

To learn more, reserve your seat at the free public workshop, “Fatigue is Fixable” at the Livonia Civic Center Library, November 5, 7 PM. Dr. Carol Ann Fischer, B.S., D.C., N.D. owns TLC Holistic Wellness in Livonia. She has provided holistic and nutritional recommendations using live water & whole food supplements for 28 years as a practicing chiropractor, naturopath-wellness consultant. Visit www.TLCHolisticWellness. com for more information and free public workshop dates, or call (734) 664-0339.

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Spiritual Horoscopes Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) – Happy birthday Scorpio! It’s a powerful year for you, starting with a total eclipse in your sign! Improve relationships by increasing self-love. It takes a lot of self-forgiveness – you are so hard on yourself! Your projected image of perfection limits your ability to deeply connect, since it makes people feel intimidated. Forgive flaws, embrace your humanness and you’ll emit warmth and approachability! Even long-term bonds will deepen with this new energy. Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21) – The total eclipse this month clears out your subconscious mind. Meditate to unearth and release childhood, family and past “junk” that impede your happiness. These energies aren’t “you” – so don’t identify with the patterns, habits and memories – forgive them and let go! If you don’t have one yet, set up a sacred space in your home for meditation, yoga or spiritual reflection.

Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20) –This month’s eclipse reinvigorates your spiritual life. Meditations will be especially profound. Explore avenues like yoga, qigong or a new spiritual philosophy. Don’t be overly humble about your intuitive abilities. You are far more insightful than you give yourself credit for. There could be changes coming up at work. Don’t make moves yet, just observe while Mercury is retrograde right now. You can make changes next month when the opportunities arise. Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) – You’ll have lots of insights that help you be happy! You could meet new spiritually-minded friends, or join a group of people who really “get” you. What a relief not to hide your truth! Dreams may give guidance about a new goal, whether career, personal or spiritual. Make a plan this month, and take action in December, when Mercury won’t be retrograde and things will run smoothly. Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) – The total eclipse can bring awesome job opportunities! In order to prepare, meditate on your self-worth – and your spiritual gifts, of which you have many! This isn’t the time to be shy – true humility involves seeing your power and being able to put it to use to help your family, community and all humanity. Also 34

meditate on prosperity and abundance, so you use what’s coming wisely – and tidy up financial loose ends you have right now.

– You’re being challenged to go to new levels of intimacy. This could mean with a lover, or it could be something about financial partnerships. Meditate before taking risks, and maybe wait until December to take actions. Use this month to explore your resistance to blending with others. Pay attention to your dreams – they could provide clues to old wounds that now make you overly cautious with others. Taurus (April 20 – May 20) – The eclipse this month sheds light on relationship issues. You’ll see ways you act in a non-trusting manner and inhibit further closeness. These insights will improve your marriage or partnership if you can release that damaged part of your ego. If single, you’ll open the door to new opportunities. This “healing window” will be for the next six months. Also, examine friendships to make sure you surround yourself with people as sensitive and loving as you are. Gemini (May 21 – June 20) – Look at eating patterns and other

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ways you deal with stress. You can make huge improvements if you’re willing to face these types of subtle self-sabotage. Relationships will be better. Job stuff will run more smoothly. It will be especially helpful to meditate before bedtime. Surrender your busy mind with deep breathing or a personal mantra. You’ll get insights through dreams, and amazing ideas will flow into your mind during the day. Cancer (June 21 – July 22) – If starting a relationship, proceed carefully. With Mercury retrograde and the eclipse, lack of clarity is likely. Meditate and release old relationship fears and disappointments. Do this even if partnered, because you can heal old pains between the two of you. Stay grounded and see how you feel in December. Be the observer of your feelings and impulses and don’t act on sudden intense ideas. Clarity will return and you’ll know the right path to take. Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22) – Eclipses always give insights into the subconscious, but this month’s really lets you see childhood patterns that interfere with trust in relationships. Meditate each day and write about ideas that come up, even if later in the day. You’ll have messages from your deepest self. You could also see hidden habits that are rooted in lack of self love. Healing these patterns increases your sense of fulfillment, and also releases you from a victim mindset. Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) – Strive to become the observer of your thoughts. Learn how negative thinking is subtle and powerfully shifts your mood. Practicing the observer state of mind empowers you. You’ll see a pattern starting and declare, “NO!” This divine energy breaks the pattern and protects you from harm – the harm you’re doing to yourself! Let your spouse or a trusted friend help you to not waver in your commitment to heal your consciousness! November 2012


Mists of Mackinac Forgotten Folklore, Fantasy and Phenomena

Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) -- If you’ve been having health problems, or issues of lowered energy, meditation illuminates the source. It could be a food allergy. It could be a negative thinking pattern. It could be lack of selfcare (staying up late, poor diet, overexercising). Treat yourself as you would dote on a loved one. Become dear to yourself and many changes will happen! You’ll also find prosperity avenues open up in surprising ways! Aluna Michaels Aluna Michaels is a second-generation astrologer and Soul Evolutionist practitioner. She also holds a Masters in Spiritual Counseling and has been teaching and consulting for more than two decades. Her book “Spiritual Gifts of the 12 Astrological Signs” is now on Amazon in Kindle version. Ms. Michaels is available for appointments in her home or by phone. Call (248) 583-1663 or visit www.alunamichaels.com

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You don’t have to be a member of TV’s, Syfy ghost hunting shows to experience ghosts for yourself! “There’s a growing curiosity in the paranormal as to the belief that there are spirits among us, and it’s becoming more widespread,.” says Psychic Medium Joan St. John, author with International Ghost Hunter Robb Kaczor, Mists of Mackinac: Forgotten Folklore, Fantasy and Phenomena (StarQuest International Inc. 2012) http://www.mistsofmackinac.com St. John continues, “The current trend in TV shows dealing with ghosts and other supernatural events reflects the public interest in these topics. Ghost stories are not just for around the campfire anymore, there are many people experiencing spirit activity as well as legions of others searching for evidence of the beyond.” Joan St. John and Robb Kaczor, both from Michigan, travel to locations of reported sightings in order to gather evidence of spirit activity. Mackinac Island, a popular tourist attraction in Northern Michigan, is one such place, filled with folklore and paranormal phenomena. Anyone who has ever been curious about the ghost stories bandied about on Mackinac Island will enjoy exploring this special place! It includes a detailed guide on the “how to’s” of ghost hunting. For the budding enthusiast, Robb recommends 7 simple rules including: Gaining permission before accessing private property; The Buddy System; Having an Escape Plan; Dressing appropriately; Remaining Calm and much more! “The most important thing to remember,” says Robb Kaczor, “is to enjoy and have fun!” Mists of Mackinac: Forgotten Folklore, Fantasy and Phenomena will assist both the novice and experienced ghost hunter who traverses Mackinac Island in search of the unexplained, and supernatural! The book shares the experiences of psychic medium, Joan St. John as she channels the entities that continue to haunt the Island, and provides the stories and ghostly manifestations of a variety of places to visit, a list of equipment needed, and a ‘How to Guide’ to make your experience a positive one! For more information visit: http://www.mistsofmackinac.com. The book is available in print and electronic formats on Amazon.com; BarnesandNoble.com; Kindle; Kobo; Nook and more.

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Allowing Divine Source within you is always fully aware, accepting and loving of you, even when you are in a state where you are not aware of Divine Source. Even when you have forgotten the magnificence of who you really are. Your life is supposed to feel good to you, and yet that’s not what always comes into your experience. You are meant to have happiness and joy in your life. Fullfill your dreams, your life’s purpose. Have and be love. What happened?

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You can only experience what you believe will be your experience. The vibrations of your emotions and subconscious beliefs will attract those experiences to you. You will get to prove your beliefs right. These experiences can even be your emotional comfort zone, and have been programmed into your biocomputer brain. Believe life is hard, and that’s what you receive. You can create stories and rationalizations to support your beliefs. And, if you believe life is hard, your creations will support this, even to the point of experiencing and reaffirming life is a battlefield, complete with mines.

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ATTITUDE If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Determine to live life with flair and laughter. Maya Angelou

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Just becoming aware of your inner programs, patterns and emotions made in defense starts allowing for change to occur. Starting to just feel and identify your emotions will start you on the path to self-transformation and acceptance. Our emotions are given to us from Source as a learning tool for our own use to assist us on our spiritual journey to self-actualization. When you resist or judge a feeling, you create an inner jail which seems like a great defense when you’re young, yet as you mature, this same defense of suppressing emotions

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becomes a hindrance to your own growth. This pressing down of your feelings is the source of depression and numbness, suffering. Trapping your Highest Self within, your light and love are dimmed, your vibration is lowered and becomes more stagnant. You attract experiences and people with lower vibration. Your resistance to your Divine Self becomes stronger. It is a way to close the door on your connection with Divine Source. Just allowing yourself to identify your patterns of defense and feelings without resistance or judgement, not only lets Source guide you, it allows you to give attention and energy to your self in a healing, nurturing, loving way. Recognizing your stories and allowing your emotions can create holes in your percieved defenses, lowering your resistance to your own self. You can then allow yourself to experience these emotions, releasing suppressed emotions releases the trapped, stagnant energy. Releases the old stories and patterns to make way for living in the present. Makes a space for creating and attracting joyful and loving experiences to you.. Relaxing and breathing into the allowing of, and acceptance of, your feelings and patterns becomes easier and easier with each mindful choice your make to do so. Eventually, you will create a new habit of allowing. The new habit of allowing acknowledgement of underlying feelings and patterns can lead to acceptance of them. This creates the opening for change and transformation. When we allow and accept our feelings, we can release them, and then allow space for connection to our Self and so, to Source. This allows change for your core vibration of love and light to shine forth. You will attract experiences of a November 2012


higher vibration to you. As you open and allow without judgement, acceptance of yourself grows. You become conscious of where you are blocked and what thoughts keep you from realizing your full potential and keep you from loving yourself, and therefore, others. Consciously discovering your feelings and patterns, you have the choice and power to deliberately put forth effort to direct them towards vibrationally higher emotions and thoughts. For when you understand that you have the power to create better feelings and patterns increasing your happiness, you experience and attract higher vibrationally charged experiences to you. You recognize that you are able to consciously find relief, no matter how slight it is at first. You slowly raise your vibration as you gain control over your own experience, and are on your way to the experiences you wish to have. You allow for transformation in how you experience yourself and what you believe. Allowing is the key to connecting with Source and your Highest Self. These connections allow you to be in vibrational harmony with the universe itself. Source and the universe always are organizing for your highest good. Organizing for you to experience being the creator of a life of joy, love and peace in response to the vibrations that emanate as a result of your emotions and thoughts. All you need to do is allow the receiving of the guidance to achieve your highest good. Miche Lame’ MALLP Miche is the owner of Spiritual Living and has been compassionately guiding people to self-acceptance, love and healing for over 25 years. Join her meditation gathering, experiencing self-acceptance and love each Tuesday at 8:00pm, $10. Contact her at www.spirituallivingandhealing.com or 248-212-0808.

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HAPPINESS We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t old enough and we’ll be more content when they are. After that we’re frustrated that we have teenagers to deal with. We will certainly be happy when they are out of that stage. We tell ourselves that our life will be complete when our spouse gets his or her act together, when we get a nicer car, are able to go on a nice vacation, when we retire. The truth is, there’s no better time to be happy than right now. If not now, when? Your life will always be filled with challenges. It’s best to admit this to yourself and decide to be happy anyway. One of my favorite quotes comes from Alfred D Souza. He said: “For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life”. This perspective has helped me to see that there is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. So, treasure every moment that you have. And treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time and remember that time waits for no one. So stop waiting until you finish school, until you go back to school, until you lose ten pounds, until you gain ten pounds, until you have kids, until your kids leave the house, until you start work, until you retire, until you get married, until you get divorced, until Friday night, until Sunday morning, until you get a new car or home, until home is paid off, until spring, until summer, until fall, until winter, until you are off welfare, until the first or fifteenth, until your song comes on, until you’ve had a drink, until you’ve sobered up, until you die, until you are born again to decide that there is no better time than right now to be happy. Happiness is a journey, not a destination. Work like you don’t need money, Love like you’ve never been hurt, And dance like no one’s watching.

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Food of the Month: Shiitake mushrooms

Whole Grain Bread Stuffing

Shiitake mushrooms are one of the most flavorful mushrooms. They have a robust, earthy, slightly bitter flavor and a chewy texture. They come fresh or dried. I prefer to use the dried ones because the soaking water has a tremendous amount of flavor. The most important thing about cooking dried Shiitake’s is that they have to cook for at least 15 minutes. If not cooked enough they are tough. You can use them in soups, stir fries, bean dishes, and cooked along with your grains. All mushrooms have healing properties. In nature, they have the ability to grow and find life from dead decaying things. They will do the same thing in your body. The power-packed shiitake’s are one of the most medicinal. They contain the most active compound found in mushrooms called, “complex immunopotentiating polysaccharide.” This compound gives the shiitake anti-cancer effects, anti-tumor benefits, and can improve resistance to bacterial, viral and parasitic infections. These superior mushrooms also contain a substance called, “eritadenin,” which can quickly lower serum cholesterol levels and breaks down fats, cysts, and tumors. Here are more wonderful things found in shiitake’s : •

Numerous fatty acids, such as linoleic acid

Enzymes and Vitamins that do not appear in other plants

All 8 essential amino acids

High in leucine and lysine amino acids

Vitamins B1, B2, B12, D, niacin, pantothenic acid, calcium

Immune regulating effects | Helps protect the liver

Positive cardiovascular effects

In the following stuffing recipe, I cook the shiitake’s in with the brown rice. This imparts a tremendous amount of flavor into your dish. To make stuffing it is important to use hearty, tasty bread, and there are many good quality breads to choose from. Here are some tips when choosing bread for making stuffing. Make sure there is no white flour listed in the ingredients. Bread made with whole grain flours is more flavorful, higher in fiber, and healthier. If you have problems digesting flour, sprouted grain bread is a good choice. They give a rich, nutty flavor to the stuffing. Some people who have gluten sensitivities have no problem with sprouted grain breads. This recipe is one I make every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is my family’s favorite and I hope it will become yours also! 38

8 dried shiitake mushrooms 1 cup short grain brown rice 2 cups water 1 onion (diced) 3 celery (diced) 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1 1/2 tsp. sage 1 1/2 tsp. thyme 1 1/2 tsp. marjoram 3 T. tamari approx. 3/4 loaf of whole grain bread Put in a pot the brown rice, shiitake’s, and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, put lid on and simmer for one hour. When done, remove shiitake’s and cut into thin slices. Cut around the stems and discard them. (Stems are too tough to use.) Sauté the onions in toasted sesame oil, and add a dash of tamari until starting to brown. Remove from pan and place in a large bowl. Using the same pan, sauté the shiitake’s, then the celery in the same way. Sauté the garlic for only a minute. Add to the bowl. Pour some water in a shallow dish. Soak the bread slices in the water for a minute, and then break up with your hands. Put in bowl. Add to the bowl the cooked rice, spices, and tamari. Mix all together. Put in a casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. From Val Wilson...

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My Best Friend There is a thing which every teen goes through, their first crush. But how many of us actually stop to think about it, to see if it’s just for the sake of it or if it really is a real attraction? But does it matter? The answer, no, it doesn’t really matter. There was a time, when if someone told me that crushes were fading phases of our lives, I would get angry. Why? Because I would think that that person was not taking me seriously. This is what every one of us feels, but we never stop to think how true it is. The day when I first met THAT guy, I thought that this was it, we are meant for each other and then the mood swings would take their toll. It wasn’t a great feeling but this was a phase of life and we have to face it one day or the other. There was a time when I would get fed up with life and always asked myself one question - why me? Why am I the one going through this? But guys, this isn’t the end of life, it’s actually the beginning. I wanted to talk to someone about it but nobody actually understood enough to understand me. That was when I first turned to my diary. Believe me, it helped a lot. It made the impossible possible. It actually changed my life. The world became a new, unexplored thing to me. For me, writing in my diary was a challenge. As I turned through the pages I had written on, I noticed some were tear streaked and some had smiling faces drawn near the margin. I had an overwhelming feeling of excitement every time I wrote in it. I always felt like I was writing in it for the first time. I never got bored with it. It was a new thing every time and this changed my life completely from a sad, quiet person, I became bubbly and full of life. Everything seemed colorful and fun and exciting. It is a wonderful feeling guys, and I want each one of you to experience it. So anytime you feel lonely or sad, turn to your best friend, your diary. --- Author Unknown

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MONKS A man’s car broke down as he was driving past a beautiful old monastery. He walked up the drive and knocked on the front door. A monk answered, listened to the man’s story and graciously invited him to spend the night. The monks fed the man and led him to a tiny chamber in which to sleep. The man thanked the monks and slept serenely until he was awakened by a strange and beautiful sound. The next morning, as the monks were repairing his car, he asked about the sound that had awakened him. “We’re sorry,” the monks said. “We can’t tell you about the sound. You’re not a monk.” The man was disappointed, but eager to be gone, so he thanked the monks for their kindness and went on his way. During a quiet moment afterward, the man pondered the source of the alluring sound. Several years later the man happened to be driving in the same area. He stopped at the monastery on a whim and asked admittance. He explained to the monks that he had so enjoyed his previous stay, he wondered if he might be permitted to spend another night under their peaceful roof. The monks agreed, and so the man stayed with them again. Late that night, he again heard the strangely beautiful, unearthly sound. The following morning he begged the monks to explain the sound. The monks gave him the same answer as before. “We’re sorry. We can’t tell you about the sound. You’re not a monk.” By now the man’s curiosity had turned to obsession. He decided to give up everything and become a monk, for that was the only way he could learn about the sound. He informed the monks of his decision and began the long and arduous task of becoming a monk. Seven years later, the man was finally established as a true member of the order. When the celebration ended, he humbly went to the leader of the order and asked to be told the source of the wonderful sound. Silently, the old monk led the new monk to a huge wooden door. He opened the door with a golden key. That door swung open to reveal a second door of silver, then a third door of gold, and so on until they had passed through twelve doors, each more magnificent than the last. The new monk’s face was awash with tears of joy as he finally beheld the wondrous source of the beautiful mysterious sound he had heard so many years before.... Ah, but, I can’t tell you what it was, you’re not a monk.

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Who Packed Your Parachute Today? Sometimes in the daily challenges that life gives us, we miss what is really important. We may fail to say hello, please, thank you, congratulate someone on something wonderful that has happened to them, give a compliment, or just do something nice for no reason. Charles Plumb, a US Naval Academy graduate, was a jet pilot in Vietnam. After 75 combat missions, his plane was destroyed by a surface-to-air missile. Plumb ejected and parachuted into enemy hands. He was captured and spent 6 years in a communist prison. He survived the ordeal and now lectures on lessons learned from that experience.

Gratitude ... goes beyond the “mine” and “thine” and claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift. said good morning, how are you or anything, because you see, he was a fighter pilot and the man was just a sailor. Plumb thought of the many hours that sailor had spent in the bowels of the ship; carefully weaving the shrouds and folding the silks of each chute, holding in his hands each time the fate of someone he did not know.

In the past I always thought of gratitude as a spontaneous response to the awareness of gifts received, but now I realize that gratitude can also be lived as a discipline.

Now Plumb asks his audience, “Who is packing your parachute?” Everyone has someone who provides what they need to make it through the day.

The discipline of gratitude is the explicit effort to acknowledge that all I am and have is given to me as a gift of love, a gift to be celebrated with joy.

One day, when Plumb and his wife were sitting in a restaurant, a man at another table came up and said, “You’re Plumb! You flew jet fighters in Vietnam from the aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk. You were shot down!””How in the world did you know that?” asked Plumb.

Plumb also points out that he needed many kinds of parachutes when his plane was shot down. As you go through your week, month, and even New Year, recognize the people who have packed your parachute and enabled you to get where you are today!

“I packed your parachute,” the man replied.

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Plumb gasped in surprise and gratitude. The man grabbed his hand and said, “I guess it worked!” Plumb assured him, “It sure did. If your chute hadn’t worked, I wouldn’t be here today.” Plumb couldn’t sleep that night, thinking about that man. Plumb kept wondering what the man might have looked like in a Navy uniform. He wondered how many times he might have seen him and not even 40

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Is Anxiety Robbing You of Your Life?

Did you know that over 40 million adults in the US are affected by anxiety? If you are one of them you realize how debilitating this problem can be. The tragedy is that only one third of the people who are suffering with anxiety seek help for the problem. Anxiety can result in significant disability in social and occupational functioning, lead to dropping out of school prematurely, and has economic costs, as well, i.e. absenteeism from work, the cost of prescription drugs, emergency care and hospitalization. Anxiety often accompanies depression and may even result in suicide. People have all kinds of fears or phobias. Some fears include driving or flying, fear of bees, spiders, wasps or snakes. Some have fear of water or fear of heights. One of the most common fears people have is the fear of speaking in public. Other problems with anxiety include generalized fear, fear of social situations, and sometimes agoraphobia or fear of leaving the house. If you are one of the people who suffer from anxiety, take heart - - help is available. You can take steps now to eliminate or greatly reduce these fears. There are many things people can do on their own to reduce fear. Meditation, yoga, Tai Chi, relaxation and visualization can all be helpful. If these steps are not sufficient to bring the anxiety under control, then it is time to seek outside help. Talking to a counselor, social worker or psychologist may also be necessary. Another alternative that is often very effective is Hypnotherapy, which has proven to be helpful in eliminating many problems that November 2012

involve anxiety. Hypnosis can quickly locate where the anxiety is coming from. Once accomplished, the client learns that it is not necessary to hold on to this anxiety, and it can then be released. The beauty of hypnosis is that healthy, rational messages can more easily be accepted by the individual’s subconscious. This is where much of the anxietyproducing thinking is buried. Many peer review studies demonstrate that hypnosis is one of the best methods for dealing with this potentiality debilitating problem. Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you woke up the next day and were no longer plagued by anxiety? For some of you, you could get in front of a group of people and calmly talk about important topics. For others, you could eliminate obsessions and compulsions, comfortably fly on airplanes, or take the elevator to a very high floor in a building. These are not the only places one encounters fear. Just about any time one takes a risk or tries something new, fear will arise. The question you need to ask is: does the fear stop you from doing what you truly want to do, or are you able to do the activity despite the fear? If the fear is stopping you, then it is time to take action. You can be in control of your life, rather than letting the fear control you. There are now many effective ways to get this fear under control, but as mentioned earlier, hypnosis is an excellent method for eradicating these fears. It is unfortunate that so many myths exist about hypnosis. Some people fear the hypnotist will have control over them. This is simply not true. The individual is aware of what is occurring and would immediately come out of

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trance if anything were asked that went against his or her values or moral beliefs. Another myth is that if something were to happen to the hypnotist the client might remain in trance for an indefinite period of time. Again, this is completely false. If something were to happen to the hypnotist, after a short time, the individual would become aware that nothing was being said, and would either come out of trance at that time or might fall asleep for a short period, awakening in his or her normal state. One other myth that is sometimes heard is that hypnosis does not work. This, too, is completely inaccurate. A large number of studies testify to the fact that hypnosis does work. Hypnosis is safe and very effective for a large number of problems. If you would like to eliminate or greatly reduce anxiety, and significantly improve the quality of your life, consider seeing me for counseling and hypnosis. You will notice a definite improvement in how you feel. By Phil Rosenbaum I am a certified hypnotherapist with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and Counseling. I received training in hypnosis from the Clinical Care Network School, and from Dr. William Wolfson, M.D. My approach is gentle and nonjudgmental. To contact me, please call 248-688-6469

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Asking Your Spiritual Allies

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Many books and articles tend to put an emphasis on how working with the spirits or in a shamanic context can be a powerful tool for developing internal awareness and the advancement of consciousness. While this is a worthy and needed goal, I think it is easy to overlook some of the tasks of the shaman of old. The shaman was the bridge between the spirits and the material world, and was called upon to influence the spirits to gain things like a bountiful harvest and successful hunting. The village could live or die by the skills and strengths of the allies the shaman had. I would hope that in our modern lives our situation is not so dire, but the truth is, when it comes to matters like employment, health, income and the safety and security of the home, our shamanic skills can be as important as ever. It is important to identify spirits that are available and can help in the areas where needed. The process of developing spiritual allies can be long but it doesn’t necessarily need to be complex. Like developing a friendship, your spiritual allies want a relationship with you that is enjoyable and beneficial to you and to them. They want to get to know you and they want you to understand them, their needs and their goals. When my wife and I decided to open our store, I turned to local spirits to help us find an ideal location. I knew the part of town I wanted to be in, what our budget required, and the feel we wanted, but there was nothing available at the time. Running through our city is one of the longer rivers in Michigan, and our home was near 42

The Michigan Theatre is the oldest theater in our city, a very gothic and ornamental structure downtown. Just because something is man-made doesn’t mean it cannot develop a large amount of power and become a spiritual ally. In the case of the theater, over the years it has come to be called, ‘The Gal on Mechanic,’ which is symbolic not only of the fondness the people have, but that as time passed the theatre became an authentic and powerful spirit. To develop this relationship one needs to simply sit quietly in a meditative state, and use the sense that comes most naturally, be it intuition, hearing or vision to form connections to that spirit. The river had swirls and patterns in the movement of the water which I could quickly use as a sigil to connect to the river. I could use the noise of the moving water to hear sounds which I could translate into words. The theater had a nickname, combined with knowledge of the time-frame it was built; it quickly formed in my mind’s eye the image of a woman from that time. Using these visualizations I was able to express my needs, and hear and understand what these spirits would like in reciprocity for my request. Like all friends, you can only ask so many times before they come to resent. Make sure that when you ask, you offer in turn, and make it a habit of offering gifts even when you do not have anything to ask for. I should also note that I never rely on these communications alone when I am communicating with a spirit ally. I always make sure to ask another intuitive person, or use a divination tool like a pendulum or tarot cards to confirm that I have correctly understood their

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answers and the things I should offer as gifts or reciprocity. The things asked for, as they often are, were simple and easy to acquire: candles, tobacco, candy, brandy, and other small items. I, as a rule, never offer blood or items from my body even if they are asked for, as that would give the spirit a measure of control over me. After sitting and communicating with these spirits and using divination, I was sure I had understood the exchange correctly and I was ready to move forward. The results in our case were amazing, the kind of results you cannot say were just chance. A space became available that was the perfect size, a great price, and more amazingly, one block from the river and on the same block as the theater! Spirits surround us all the time. Find and recognize the spirits in the rivers, trees, hills, buildings, statues and monuments, that are willing to work with you, and gain a powerful ally for your life’s needs - - just like the shaman since the dawn of time. James Stovall James “TwoSnakes” Stovall is a student of several traditions, an initiate of Peruvian shamanism, and a teacher of his own Hoodoo traditions. His wife Angela is the owner of The Wandering Owl, a spiritual and metaphysical store in Jackson Michigan.

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Pure-Green-Michigan Dispensary Bill Fund 5580, Medical Marihuana would surpass the highly esteemed and Michigan’s own Blue Cross / Blue Shield organization in terms of Donations received for the Call to Action Committee stimulus every Legislature in the country, works through as a matter of protocol. Respectful and proper Lobbying protocols must be adhered to

Patients’ Right to Safe Access

Patients and Caregivers need Safe Access to each other to keep them out of the street and out of Harm’s way. The AMMA and our discretionary policy’s provide Safe Access. The AMMA in conjunction with State AMMA in cooperation with the House Representative Mike Callton and House Bill 5580 is State of Michigan would like to keep enthusiastically initiating our Medical Marihuana off the Streets Medical Marihuana Business Model to our esteemed elected Legislature. Lobbying is our respectfully, responsibly, ethically only avenue and proper protocol to and morally to create positive effectuate change in our Law and change in our Laws and with our in our Government. .Name calling people. If you want to help get and ranting Rallies at our State Medical Marihuana into Safe Zoned Capitol have proven to be more of Medical Offices and help keep our a detriment than a help with our American Citizens out of Harm’s Legislature, in our fight for equal way in the Streets, please send safe rights. The People have spoken just $1.00 in an envelope that costs in their Majority Rule Vote. almost half of that to the AMMA National Foundation Office 25900 Lobbying is now the only proper Dequindre Rd. Warren, Michigan format and protocol to address our 48091. Please send all checks and esteemed Legislature for positive Money Orders payable to Mike change to occur, for our safety and security in obtaining medication. We Callton. owe proper respect and diligence to The AMMA in cooperation with all our Elected Officials who were the State of Michigan would like voted in, by the People. Cussing to keep Medical Marihuana off out your Dad, then asking for the the Streets and into professional Car Keys, has never worked. The discrete Zoned Medical Facilities proper avenue for change is through for the safe transfer of medication lobbying our Interests through through Caregivers and Patients proper Legislative channels. For in an Enclosed Locked Medical Safe Access to Medical Marihuana Facility, under the Law. Caregivers and secure safe distribution and would receive the confidential access, Zoned Medical Offices by protections of their Grow Facilities Appointment Only with Certified against thieves and predators to Members Only is the answer to help allocate more time on the Farm rid the Streets of violence and save and less time getting rid of their American lives. overages in questionable high If the approximately, 250,000 Michigan Medical Marihuana Patient and Caregiver Card Holders would Donate just $1.00 to the November 2012

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compliant professional Medical Doctor’s Office environment and not in the street. This practical concept is the manner in which all Medical Doctors follow this protocol of proper business ethics and morality. The AMMA is working in conjunction with State House Representative Mike Callton in Lobbying, The Pure Green Michigan Dispensary Bill 5580. Michigan could be the first true Medical Marihuana State with Public Safety as the primary rule and exclusive concern to our community, Patients’ and Caregivers who have unwittingly placed themselves in the Street and unsuspectingly placed themselves directly in Harm’s way. Getting Medical Marihuana off the Streets should be our focus and Provisional Compassion Clinics in Zoned Medical Doctors Offices places medication in comparable environments. The Pure Green Michigan Dispensary Bill 5580 will provide an outlet for caregivers to stay out of the Streets and out of jail. Public Use or dealing Drugs in a Public place is also against the Law. It is equally dangerous to invite strangers into your home combined with excessive waiting period for untimely deliveries. Caregivers will have more time, make more money, given the opportunity to relieve overages, eliminate the hassle of dealing with Patients and making delivery’s. We can be a part of rebuilding our community, economy and we can make a change for the better. Our business plan has successful built in with incentives for Patients and Caregivers which create Michigan jobs. This is a win - win proposition in getting Marijuana Off the Streets, keeping our Children and our Citizens safe and out of Harm’s way. Professional 43


HIPAA compliant, discrete Zoned Medical Offices for the safe transfer of medication through licensed Caregivers and exclusively for Members Only of Certified Michigan Medical Marihuana Patients. We The People and our families have endured great personal hardship, sacrifice and overcome many devastating tragedies in our quest for survival with our natural God given Birth Right to Life. We The Peopleof the World endured the tyranny and oppression of Kings and Khan’s until the birth of our Free Nation and creation of our Constitutional Majority Rule, in our Land and for the personal Human Rights of our people.Since the creation of our historic world changing Democracy for The People in 1776, the World has been a much safer place to live. We owe a stern debt of imperiled gratitude and allegiance to those Brave souls who gave their lives freely for their beliefs in Freedom and Democracy. This is our National Election year and a time for all People’s Voice to be heard in our Right to Vote. There are 344 Military Cemeteries in the United States and 24 Overseas, filled to capacity with so many American’s who sacrificed their Lives for the Right to Life and a Pursuit of Happiness, without tyranny and oppression. However, with Rights and Privileges come moral and ethical responsibilities not to cause harm or danger to another American. Public Safety is the very essence of our Right to Life existence in our Pursuit of Happiness for our families and ourselves. Public Safety is the key to our Right to Life and our America. Our Michigan Supreme Court has upheld all Michigan Medical Marihuana Patients’ legal Rights except the Affirmative Defense 44

aspect within the MMM Act. Affirmative Defense was included to protect all Citizens from Felony Marijuana prosecution. However, our Supreme Court declared that this aspect was too Broad to include those people who were found in possession of Marijuana the opportunity to get Certified by a Doctor, after they were arrested. Post arrest Certifications were not approved. What is important to understand, is that our Constitutional Ballot Initiative by Majority Rule has been enacted into Law. We The People created this Humanitarian Law for the People, by the People and of the People. Most were for the Law and some were against a Medical Marihuana Law. However, The People have spoken and our Supreme Court has upheld our Rights under Law. Our Right to Life in our Pursuit of Happiness depends mainly on Public Safety issues. Street crime and our Drug War prevails and cost thousands of American lives every year. The AMMA commends our Michigan government for bringing legal attention to the Public Nuisance national problem, plaguing all 16 Medical Marihuana States. Supply and demand is the cornerstone of our economy and domestic business pricing. Every product known to Man is sold on the Black Market or on the Street. It is these clandestine back alley meetings that have created rapes, murders and carjackings to our People. Public Nuisance legally defined is a “Lure to danger for unwitting and unsuspecting people”. Many unlicensed adults and teenage Marijuana users hang out in the Parking Lots of known Medical Marihuana Dispensaries or seek out Street Vendors attempting to obtain Marijuana illegally and often times are robbed, beaten and murdered. Many of these incidents

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are reported to Police for help from an illicit illegal crime. Now Law Enforcement personnel in the interest of Public Safety are placed directly in Harm’s way apprehending predators of those criminal acts. It is humane for some fear in trepidation when suiting up to arrest felonious perpetrators. Not a very safe comfortable job experience in a life threatening hazardous occupation. For change to occur, people must get involved and possibly sacrifice somewhat to make things happen. We can be a positive influence in our community or we can initiate negative energy and continue selling in Parking Lots / Trunk transfers or to anyone young or old who has the money.We The People created the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act and We The People can create other favorable Laws to protect the safety and security of our Citizens by taking the Street out of the equation. The AMMA wishes to keep our people out of the Street and out of Harm’s way. Professional discrete Medical Doctors Offices is the answer for our Citizens to be safe and legal…Today! Please send your donation of $1.00 or more to the AMMA “Mike Callton Dispensary Bill 5580 Fund” 25900 Dequindre Rd. Warren, Michigan 48091 Today! If we can raise $100,000 to $150,000 for our Dispensary Bill 5580 by December 1, 2012 the AMMA will Raffle Off a New Green 2012 Ford Hybrid vehicle for Donation Gifts of $25, $50 and $100 and more. The AMMA will hold a Raffle on December 15th 2012. Let’s make positive change in Michigan and keep our Citizens out of Harm’s way. By: J. Van Dyke, AMMA Executive Director American Medicinal Marijuana Association

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Emotional Freedom Techniques Services, LLC with Annette. affordable fees. www. annetterichardseft.com 248-334-9214. www.EnergyBalancingwithGrace.com Reiki, Meridian Energy Testing, acupressure, energy balancing exercises. The Center for Natural Healing in Royal Oak. 831.460.1901 Energy Healing and Readings, www.StarLightConnection.com 586.771.4569 Essential oils/Raindrop Technique -  private sessions, consultations, classes. Call for details (and Specials!) Stop by and see me at the Southfield Expo, 10/25; Ilka at 734 728-9332;www.IlkasHealthyHeaven.com. Help for Tinnitus and Chronic Pain. Free Consultation. www.annarborhypnotherapy. com (760) 710-1804 Know and accept your divine self!  Intuitive, spiritual counseling, psychotherapy, hypnosis, past life and Reiki compassionately guide you towards discovering your true desires, goals, acceptance and joy. Learn to trust your emotions and connect with your Inner Self. Berkely. 248-212-0808,

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SPACE AVAILABLE The Center - Massage, Yoga & Wellness Studio in Plymouth has space available for you to host your classes and workshops. Beautiful new room after a recent expansion. Tables & Chairs on site if needed. Contact Margaret at (734)737-9926. Spacious 196 sq. ft office/treatment room available ideal for any holistic minded practitioner. On Northwestern Hwy just North of Inkster. Includes waiting room, use of fax and Wi-Fi. Shared with manual and physical therapist. Contact Phil at (248)626-6277.

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Reiki Massage and Our Emotions There are many theories that attempt to explain the origin and function of emotions - - this research has only fostered even more intense research. All the theories available seem to agree that cognitive appraisal, bodily symptoms, action tendencies, expression and feelings all categorize our emotions. Let’s start with cognitive appraisal. I believe we have free choice; we can choose how we interpret every situation. If you have a thought that something is terrible or dangerous from a young age, i.e. insects or animals or even people, then every time you see an insect or animal or type of person, you will cognitively appraise the situation as terrible or dangerous and invoke the emotion associated with fear. I believe we are all divine beings, and as divine beings, whatever we express we will experience. I also believe that we are born ‘clean sheets’ - - that we learn our attitudes and points of view from our environments, and at such a young age that by now most of our attitudes are subconscious. Bodily symptoms, arousal of the nervous and glandular systems, i.e., sweat, adrenaline, increased heart rate, breathing and muscular tension, and prolonged emotional states are called moods, and moods wear us out. Massage soothes, rejuvenates and invigorates worn down nervous systems. Massage creates homeostasis, a stable physical environment for our glandular and bodily systems to reboot and rebalance themselves. Action tendencies, ‘fight or flights’ followed by collapse are symptoms of thoughts followed by emotions. Our bodies are under continuous physical stress, temperature, chemical and physical activity. Our bodies are also under continuous mental stress or worry. Whether the mental stress is November 2012

real or imagined, our brain can’t tell the difference and physically we respond the same. We are always under mental and physical stress, and when we increase any of these stressors beyond our comfort zone, panic sets in resulting in uncontrollable physical reactions, fight or flight followed by collapse. We can easily learn to recognize the symptoms of stress and deal with them accordingly before they compound and collectively cause emotional, mental and physical break down. Regular massage is the most natural, holistic and affective way I know of to address stress build up. Expression, facial, postural or vocal. When we express our emotions and try to poker face a situation, good or bad, the emotional energy lodges in our bodies. Louise Hays book, “You Can Heal Your Life” is an excellent reference that tracks stuck emotional energy through the body. Not expressing positive emotions is just as damaging as prolonged bad moods. I find that Reiki and massage are brilliant for releasing stuck emotional energy. There are amazing therapies available based on the principal that if we physically express emotional energy, i.e. laugh, dance, stand tall and proud, we will invoke the feelings and attributes of the mimicked emotion. Our bodies suffer from stress and bad moods and over time, this affects our posture. I am a soccer coach for the under 12 yr. olds, and I know that dropped chins and shoulders lead to lost games, hence the expression, “chin up” if you’re feeling down. I believe that structural realignment through proper massage techniques has the same reversing affect on chronic cases such as depression. Feelings are the subjective experience of the individual as a result of an emotion. I believe that emotional energy is contagious, that it has a butterfly affect. I also believe that thinking and feeling are the same word, no difference. If I am thinking from fear I will feel awful, and if I am thinking from love I will feel amazing. Over time, I will see

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the results in my physical health. I personally believe that thought comes first and that we have free choice. If I choose to take a positive outlook I will experience vitality and I will appraise every situation in a healthy manner. In other words, I will invoke the emotion of love. I also believe that as a divine being, the emotional energy I radiate - - positive or fearful - - is the energy I manifest with. In short, today I am experiencing the reflections of the attitudes I expressed yesterday. Thinking and feeling are the same word; it’s not the situation that causes the emotion, it is how we choose to view the situation. Emotions cause muscle tension, facial and postural. Relaxed muscles, positive facial expressions and improved posture invoke positive emotional states. Through my Reiki practice and teaching, I have come to understand that all healing comes from the natural forces within and that healing really is just the return to the expression of self love. If you are ready to experience re-balancing through Reiki massages contact me. Aoghain Lakes Massage Lifestyle Coach/ Therapist, Reiki Master Teacher ~ Energy Medicine Practitioner. Visit our site for upcoming classes include; European lymph skin massage and a wide range of self care and partner classes. Contact him at: (248) 5423073 or visit: www.thebalancemassage.com.

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ENDORSEMENTS U.A.W. Region 1 A.F.S.C.M.E. Mayor Tedd M. Wallace (R), South Lyon, MI Planned Parenthood Equality Michigan Pride PAC Congressman Gary Peters, MI District 9 Congressman Sander Levin, District 12 Mayor Virg Bernero, Lansing, MI

I plan to engage the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) to improve public safety services in Oakland County. I will work with CALEA to streamline operations, increase accountability, improve community advocacy, build government relations and reduce litigation costs. These improvements represent a commitment to the community to ensure that our law enforcement departments are monitored and evolve with the highest and most up-to-date national standards. Jail overcrowding, early release of criminals and cutting criminal recovery programs are tough issues that must be resolved with little impact to taxpayers. I will work with the County Commission to create a review board to determine solutions for jail overcrowding, recidivism and rehabilitation programs. Reintroducing Community Oriented Policing programs will be a top priority. Creating collaborative partnerships between citizens, schools, businesses and the Sheriff’s Office will support problem-solving strategies that promote positive responses to issues in the community.

WE CANNOT AFFORD TO RE-ELECT A POLITICIAN FOCUSED ON RUNNING FOR OTHER OFFICES. The privilege of being elected Sheriff demands someone who is willing to give the taxpayers exactly what they pay for – a full-time Sheriff. No longer can the taxpayers of Oakland County; Democrat, Republican or Tea Party members alike, personally fund a Sheriff focused on the pursuit of other elected offices. Wasted taxpayer money cannot continue to be tolerated by Oakland County citizens.

MORE REASONS INCUMBANT CANDIDATE BOUCHARD SHOULD NOT BE RE-ELECTED: ~ Violation of campaign finance laws ~ Reckless endangerment of citizens and falsification of stories to justify injuries and damages at a public event ~ Minimal law enforcement experience prior to gaining the Sheriff’s office by appointment, not election

State Representative Vickie Barnett, District 37 State Representative Ellen Cogan- Lipton, District 27 State Representative Tim Greimel, OCBOC Commissioner Mattie Hatchett, OCBOC Mayor Brenda Lawrence, Southfield, MI Senator Vincent Gregory, District 14 Commissioner Gary McGillivary, OCBOC Italian American Democratic Caucus Troy Democratic Club West Oakland Democratic Club Commissioner Janet Jackson Commissioner Candidate, Tim Burns Mayor Phil O'Dwyer, Berkley, MI Marilyn Stephan (Former MayorBerkley) Sheet Metal Workers' Union Local #80 IBEW Pipe Fitters Local 636

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