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SPECIAL FEATURES Brain State Journey Connecting to the Self Drawn to Crystals Releasing Trauma The Art of Crop Circles The Crystal Bed REGULAR FEATURES Aboriginal Spirit - Humility Animal Whispers - Healthy Pets Astrology - Prayer Cartoon Contest Crystals - Clear Quartz Directory of Businesses & Events Enlightening Strikes - Unlikely Savant Healthy Body - Healthy Spirit - Going Raw... Herbs - A little bit o’ Magic - A Gift from Nature Hypnotherapy - ...the Elephant Metaphysics - Las Vegas Nature’s Essence - Treat the Patient Numerology - Number Four Phenomena - Cosmic Perpective Reader Response Searching for Serenity - Cease Becoming Spirit - Spirit View of Marriage Spirit of the Dance - An Invitation to Dance Worthwhile Reading

Volume 2, Issue 2
Dec 2009 - Jan 2010
The Crystal Bed
Art of Crop Circles
Drawn to Crystals
ASTROLOGY | CRYSTALS | HYPNOTHERAPY | NUMBERS | METAPHYSICS
ANIMAL COMMUNICATION | PHENOMENA | NATURE | SPIRIT | HEALTH
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CONTENTS
SPECIAL FEATURES
Brain State Journey 31
Connecting to the Self
11
Drawn to Crystals 52
Releasing Trauma 20
The Art of Crop Circles 46
The Crystal Bed 32
REGULAR FEATURES
Aboriginal Spirit - Humility 25
Animal Whispers - Healthy Pets 41
Astrology - Prayer 57
Cartoon Contest 28
Crystals - Clear Quartz 17
Directory of Businesses & Events 60
Enlightening Strikes - Unlikely Savant 7
Healthy Body - Healthy Spirit
- Going Raw... 37
Herbs - A little bit o Magic - A Gift from Nature 26
Hypnotherapy - ...the Elephant 21
Metaphysics - Las Vegas 49
Natures Essence - Treat the Patient 29
Numerology - Number Four 44
Phenomena - Cosmic Perpective 22
Reader Response 48
Searching for Serenity - Cease Becoming 4
Spirit - Spirit View of Marriage 55
Spirit of the Dance - An Invitation to Dance 14
Worthwhile Reading 57
From the Publisher
Time Travellers
The weather has cooled and the stars seem to
appear as clear and crisp to the eye as the air feels to
the throat. It never ceases to amaze me that those stars
we see are suns that could be burning many million
light years away. Considering that the speed of light
travels about 300,000 kilometres per second; it would
take us close to four and a half years to travel by light
to Alpha Centauri, or 100,000 years to travel across
the Milky Way.
How much have things changed by the time
we actually see them? Whether we use a telescope or
our naked eye, we are seeing into the past and many of
those stars we see have long since burnt out. I suppose
that means we could liken ourselves to time travellers.
It feels like a good fit, especially when we allow
ourselves to mull the thought while taking into view
the beauty of a clear night sky.
It makes time travel sound pretty easy when
you think about it this way. It is. Even though we may
be encompassed by an earthly body, we can travel
through time to see spirit, review past lives, tune into
extraterrestrials, enhance our future and improve our
health. True Blue Spirit is all about these time travel
possibilities and more.
Keep well,
Dorothy Jeanne Engst
This magazine is a spirit driven gift of the heart.
here is a very quiet chair that has recently
taken up residence on an equally quiet
outcropping of rock that juts into the ocean near my
home. This chair, this blue Adirondack faces out across
the water towards Port Angeles and Sequim in the state
of Washington and beckons passersby to sit awhile and
share its unique communion with nature. It seems to
ask how many of us truly know how to just be, how to
sit with ourselves beyond expectation, beyond judg-
ment?
Whenever I drive past this generous offering, I
am challenged to find the time in my daily circus to
cease becoming. Cease Becoming! These words leapt
out at me from the pages of San Francisco Bay area
spiritual leader Adyashanti’s book “The Impact of
Awakening.” They struck a profound chord, and
dovetailed beautifully with my current meditative
practices to the point that I have incorporated “cease
becoming” as a personal mantra.
Upon reflection, I realize that even my earliest
memories revolve around the state of becoming. Most
of us have experienced those overly concerned
relatives, well creased hovering great aunts and
condescending family patriarchs, asking that age old
question: what was I going to be when I grew up?
Again and again that question surfaced with ever
increasing seriousness as I matured. In my youthful
earnestness, I considered many careers, from pilot to
detective, from musician to author. To these ends, I
endeavoured to become proficient in many skills. I
took up the trumpet. I acquired a pilot’s license. I
forced my way through a variety of degrees, diplomas
and certifications. I became this and I became that:
flotsam and jetsam.
At a social level, I have dedicated enormous
amounts of energy trying to determine how I could
T
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become popular. My naïve teen years, and on into my
twenties, were spent trying to become more attractive,
well-spoken, funny, cool, and proficient at any activity
that might achieve those lofty goals.
Even my spiritual practice has been tainted by
the fine art of becoming. I spent many years consider-
ing what arcane practices might bring about the
wisdom of the famed sages and gurus of the East. I
vainly thought that by becoming a “mystical knower”
of the universe, I would become respected at the
deepest levels. I now realize that even the most
profound realizations and practices begin with the
simplest act of just being.
I am also realizing that I have spent the vast
majority of my waking hours focused on the future. I
understand that the very motivation behind most of my
activities is based upon some quantifiable return down
the road. I am in a constant state of flux, always trying
to become happier, healthier, better looking, wealthier,
more organized, better informed, and more respected.
The list seems endless. Now, I try to look more closely
at the motivational foundation behind all my choices. I
want to continually simplify my lifestyle and needs.
This will free more time to truly appreciate the
present; to truly devote my focus to those daily choices
that are meaningful and productive.
Deeply serene beings reside graciously in the
present, in spite of their circumstances. For them, the
blue chair is about contentment, tolerance and
patience. Becoming is concerned with tomorrow, and
tomorrow only exists in our thoughts. Take some time
to postpone those thoughts. Clear the mind. Cease
becoming and sit in the Adirondack on the rocks. Now
I find serenity in the waves at my feet, if only for a
moment each day.
©jon tzpatrick
Searching for Serenity
Searching for Serenity
Cease Becoming
by Vince Pollitt
VINCE POLLITT and his
partner Robyn live on
Vancouver Island. Vince
combines almost three
decades of Zen training
and spiritual studies
with passions for music,
painting and writing. As
a spiritual coach, he
specialises in Reiki based
pranic healing.
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here is a very quiet chair that has recently
taken up residence on an equally quiet
outcropping of rock that juts into the ocean near my
home. This chair, this blue Adirondack faces out across
the water towards Port Angeles and Sequim in the state
of Washington and beckons passersby to sit awhile and
share its unique communion with nature. It seems to
ask how many of us truly know how to just be, how to
sit with ourselves beyond expectation, beyond judg-
ment?
Whenever I drive past this generous offering, I
am challenged to find the time in my daily circus to
cease becoming. Cease Becoming! These words leapt
out at me from the pages of San Francisco Bay area
spiritual leader Adyashanti’s book “The Impact of
Awakening.” They struck a profound chord, and
dovetailed beautifully with my current meditative
practices to the point that I have incorporated “cease
becoming” as a personal mantra.
Upon reflection, I realize that even my earliest
memories revolve around the state of becoming. Most
of us have experienced those overly concerned
relatives, well creased hovering great aunts and
condescending family patriarchs, asking that age old
question: what was I going to be when I grew up?
Again and again that question surfaced with ever
increasing seriousness as I matured. In my youthful
earnestness, I considered many careers, from pilot to
detective, from musician to author. To these ends, I
endeavoured to become proficient in many skills. I
took up the trumpet. I acquired a pilot’s license. I
forced my way through a variety of degrees, diplomas
and certifications. I became this and I became that:
flotsam and jetsam.
At a social level, I have dedicated enormous
amounts of energy trying to determine how I could
T
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become popular. My naïve teen years, and on into my
twenties, were spent trying to become more attractive,
well-spoken, funny, cool, and proficient at any activity
that might achieve those lofty goals.
Even my spiritual practice has been tainted by
the fine art of becoming. I spent many years consider-
ing what arcane practices might bring about the
wisdom of the famed sages and gurus of the East. I
vainly thought that by becoming a “mystical knower”
of the universe, I would become respected at the
deepest levels. I now realize that even the most
profound realizations and practices begin with the
simplest act of just being.
I am also realizing that I have spent the vast
majority of my waking hours focused on the future. I
understand that the very motivation behind most of my
activities is based upon some quantifiable return down
the road. I am in a constant state of flux, always trying
to become happier, healthier, better looking, wealthier,
more organized, better informed, and more respected.
The list seems endless. Now, I try to look more closely
at the motivational foundation behind all my choices. I
want to continually simplify my lifestyle and needs.
This will free more time to truly appreciate the
present; to truly devote my focus to those daily choices
that are meaningful and productive.
Deeply serene beings reside graciously in the
present, in spite of their circumstances. For them, the
blue chair is about contentment, tolerance and
patience. Becoming is concerned with tomorrow, and
tomorrow only exists in our thoughts. Take some time
to postpone those thoughts. Clear the mind. Cease
becoming and sit in the Adirondack on the rocks. Now
I find serenity in the waves at my feet, if only for a
moment each day.
©jon tzpatrick
Searching for Serenity
Searching for Serenity
Cease Becoming
by Vince Pollitt
VINCE POLLITT and his
partner Robyn live on
Vancouver Island. Vince
combines almost three
decades of Zen training
and spiritual studies
with passions for music,
painting and writing. As
a spiritual coach, he
specialises in Reiki based
pranic healing.
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Unlikely Savant
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very once in a while something
extraordinary happens—something that
touches our hearts and minds in a special way.
Just such an event occurred recently, a reminder
of the many wonderful mysteries of life.
One of the unique benefits of living on
Vancouver Island is the necessity of travelling
by ferry. A frequent traveler between the Island
and the mainland, I’ve found that the ferry
literally forces everyone to slow down and
relax. There’s nothing else you can do, so you
might as well sit back and enjoy the incredible
scenery.
On one of these trips a few months
back, I made my way along the passenger deck
to the stern, looking for an isolated seat to curl
up in. Passengers were few and I was happy to
find the rear of the vessel virtually empty. Yet I
heard the gentle strains of a beautiful melody.
Then I saw him.
The classical guitarist was clearly a
homeless person. His clothing and hair hung
matted and dirty from his thin, middle aged
frame, a tattered toque clung to the back of his
head.
Like a virtuoso performance, the sounds
flowing from the guitar permeated the air with
perfect clarity and vibration. This was no
ordinary guitar player! Mesmerized, I watched
filthy, stained fingers caress the neck, effort-
lessly massaging the strings with the perfection
of a master.
For more than an hour I became lost in
the beauty and depth of the music this talented
musician poured from his heart. I found myself
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same time, his bright blue eyes seemed to look
directly into my soul. My own tears and a
sudden lump in my throat muffled my response.
I couldn’t speak.
Ending the embrace, I turned and left
for the vehicle deck. After several steps, I
stopped to look back, but there was no one
there. He had disappeared.
In my car, the enormity of the experi-
ence set in. I cried tears of wonder and joy. Had
this really happened? How could he have
disappeared so quickly? Yes, I recalled, there
was a doorway near by through which he could
have left, but I had turned away for only a few
seconds. I checked my pockets. Sure enough
they were empty. I would have to find an ATM.
To this day I wonder, was he an Angel,
a Saint, or a master in a beggars body? And I
realize it probably doesn’t matter. One way or
another, an Angel has touched my life.
Not once did this unlikely savant open
his eyes or attempt to speak. I tried offering a
few words of praise and appreciation, but he
simply nodded and continued playing. Occa-
sionally, clusters of passengers gathered to
listen, murmuring expressions of surprise,
eventually moving on, some shushing their
children, whispering uncomfortably.
Soon it was time to leave. I simply
couldn’t go without showing my appreciation.
While the man continued to play I noticed his
backpack sitting on the seat next to him, a side
zipper partially open. In the next moment, I
found myself emptying my pockets, stuffing
several $20 bills into his backpack.
Abruptly, he stopped playing and turned
to look directly at me. Setting his guitar aside,
he slowly rose to his feet, stepped towards me
and pulled me into a hug. Then he drew back,
his eyes filled with tears. For a moment time
stood still. Shocking and comforting at the
PAUL ELDER is the author of the book, “Eyes
of an Angel.” A survivor of three near-death
experiences, he is a former CTV News reporter
and mayor of a Canadian city.
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by Janet Laidlaw
any years ago, against my own better
judgment, I bought a dilapidated Volks-
wagen van. I strongly felt it should be checked by
a mechanic, but my boyfriend at the time was
offended that I didn’t trust his mechanical skills.
Within a month, the transmission failed. This is
just one of many times in my life when I had a
strong gut feeling, but chose to follow someone
else’s advice over my own intuition. History would
suggest that when my inner alarm bell sounds, I
really ought to listen.
Our Selves are always true to us, but we
are not always true to the Self. It is easy to go
along with the popular opinion of the day, or what
our peers or loved ones tell us—even when we
have a nagging feeling that something isn’t right.
Trusting others above our Selves hinders intuition.
It seems almost natural to let other people
think for us. Most of us learn at school to follow
instruction in large groups. We look to experts to
tell us what we should and shouldn’t do. In televi-
sion advertising (and in dog training) there is a
guideline called the “three times rule.” If you see
or hear the same thing three times it usually sticks.
If we think of truth as really just a perspec-
tive, that’s a little scary. Did you know that women
started commonly shaving their legs in the 1920’s
after ad campaigns saying that women’s body hair
was unhygienic? Fashion trends often start because
someone is doing something different from every-
one else. Then ironically the crowd follows.
In Monty Python’s “Life of Brian,” Brian
shouts to the crowd, “You are all individuals!”
The crowd, in unison, responds, “Yes, we
are all individuals!”
“.…I’m not,” says one.
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Connecting to the Self
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I’m not suggesting that we should
all purposely go against the grain; that we
should arrive at work wearing spacesuits
or abstain from clapping at a performance
or that we should answer the phone
silently instead of using the traditional
“hello.” Much of our world’s order rests
on our willingness to obey a common
structure: to stop at stop lights, educate
our children, sleep at night, wear clothing
in public places. But most rules don’t fit
every circumstance. One size actually
doesn’t fit all.
Feelings of insecurity can reflect a
lack of trust in our own Selves to handle a
given situation. My integrity grows
stronger when I stay true to my Self; that
is when I really trust that I will take care
of myself by following my intuition.
Sometimes when we think we are trusting
our Selves, we are actually trusting ego.
The need to prove oneself comes from our
own self-doubt; then we need to validate
ourselves through others.
Trusting intuition doesn’t mean
disregarding what other people have to
say. On the contrary, in listening to the
Self, we can hear new viewpoints more
clearly and genuinely because we can trust
our Selves to keep us safe. We can be
open to new ways of thinking if we know
that intuition will guide us to accept things
that feel right and to question those that
don’t. We then never need to defend a
belief system because it is an open struc-
ture; open to change, to greater wisdom,
and to imagination.
No matter what my choices, this
inner voice called Self perseveres. Life’s
lessons are the gifts that show me if I’m
listening.
JANET LAIDLAW is a video
writer/producer focused on spiritual and
psychic development. Her preoccupations
include animals, psychic and intuitive art,
and developing mediumship.
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any years ago I read the book “The Invitation”
by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. It was just prior
to a time in my life where I was undergoing a great
deal of personal exploration brought on by a series of
unrelated yet completely intertwined events. I recog-
nized that I had reached a fork on my path whose
choices consisted of a dead end or a wild looking trail I
could not easily navigate.
I had recently become a mother, went through
a painful yet beautiful heartbreak, walked on the other
side through the death of a friend, communed openly
with spirits and lost one way of life on the quest to
discover a new way of living. And, as life so often
works, this was not a gentle nor a graceful invitation
from spirit to dance. Instead it was served to me in a
choreograph comprising a great deal of painful learn-
ing opportunities. In the span of one year I fell com-
pletely to pieces until finally one day I accepted her
“invitation” as a way to create a dance of my own, and
I wrote her my RSVP.
She had written: “It doesn’t interest me how
old you are.
I want to know if you will risk looking like a
fool for love,
for your dream, for the adventure of being
alive.”
I replied: The only signs of aging I see in
myself are the laugh lines around my eyes, adding
character to my soul. As I accumulate these lines I
learn to laugh at the foolishness of my character, give
love instead of demanding it. Remember that the
adventure is the journey of life itself and know that the
true risks of life lie in turning my back on my dreams.
She continued: “It doesn’t interest me
what planets are squaring your moon...
I want to know if you have touched the
centre of your own sorrow
if you have been opened by life’s betrayals
or have become shrivelled and closed
from fear of further pain.”
I answered: What interests me is the wisdom
the moon reflects from her shadows; as I dance
beneath her what prayers might she answer? Can she
hear the questions as they whisper from my lips? Am I
ready to hear her answers?
I once prayed to her, asked her to relieve me
of my fears. Her answers met my fear so personally
that I surrendered myself over, uncovered the sorrow
that had danced its way through the darkness, a slow
leak disguised as loneliness, jealousy and rage.
There, in the vastness of that desolate place, I discov-
ered the gifts that had been waiting for me on the
other side of pain, the freedom found only in that
magical moment when fear is finally set free.
She ended: “I want to know if you can
be with joy
mine or your own
if you can dance with wildness
and let the ecstasy fill you to the tips of
your fingers and toes
without cautioning us
to be careful
to be realistic
to remember the limitations of being
human.”
And I said: I am still a child when it comes to
discovering the joys of this dance in this human form.
I stumble through the limitations I place on myself
that keep me from my humanness, each time discover-
ing an unknown step toward balance. In this place I
have danced on water, flown on the wings of birds,
and danced on the moon with the stars. Through
visiting the stillness of the darkest inside, hearing its
songs, honouring its purpose I discovered that the
wildness and ecstasy of joy can be liberated. Dance
with me…
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Spirit of the Dance
Spirit of the Dance
An Invitation to Dance
by Michelle Staples
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MICHELLE STAPLES
helps people discover
their own stories. She
writes for various
publications and helps
develop documentary
and educational films.
Michelle works with
youth of all cultures,
supporting them to
speak their voice. She
continues her dance
studies, training to
become a facilitator of
Khundalini Dance
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any years ago I read the book “The Invitation”
by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. It was just prior
to a time in my life where I was undergoing a great
deal of personal exploration brought on by a series of
unrelated yet completely intertwined events. I recog-
nized that I had reached a fork on my path whose
choices consisted of a dead end or a wild looking trail I
could not easily navigate.
I had recently become a mother, went through
a painful yet beautiful heartbreak, walked on the other
side through the death of a friend, communed openly
with spirits and lost one way of life on the quest to
discover a new way of living. And, as life so often
works, this was not a gentle nor a graceful invitation
from spirit to dance. Instead it was served to me in a
choreograph comprising a great deal of painful learn-
ing opportunities. In the span of one year I fell com-
pletely to pieces until finally one day I accepted her
“invitation” as a way to create a dance of my own, and
I wrote her my RSVP.
She had written: “It doesn’t interest me how
old you are.
I want to know if you will risk looking like a
fool for love,
for your dream, for the adventure of being
alive.”
I replied: The only signs of aging I see in
myself are the laugh lines around my eyes, adding
character to my soul. As I accumulate these lines I
learn to laugh at the foolishness of my character, give
love instead of demanding it. Remember that the
adventure is the journey of life itself and know that the
true risks of life lie in turning my back on my dreams.
She continued: “It doesn’t interest me
what planets are squaring your moon...
I want to know if you have touched the
centre of your own sorrow
if you have been opened by life’s betrayals
or have become shrivelled and closed
from fear of further pain.”
I answered: What interests me is the wisdom
the moon reflects from her shadows; as I dance
beneath her what prayers might she answer? Can she
hear the questions as they whisper from my lips? Am I
ready to hear her answers?
I once prayed to her, asked her to relieve me
of my fears. Her answers met my fear so personally
that I surrendered myself over, uncovered the sorrow
that had danced its way through the darkness, a slow
leak disguised as loneliness, jealousy and rage.
There, in the vastness of that desolate place, I discov-
ered the gifts that had been waiting for me on the
other side of pain, the freedom found only in that
magical moment when fear is finally set free.
She ended: “I want to know if you can
be with joy
mine or your own
if you can dance with wildness
and let the ecstasy fill you to the tips of
your fingers and toes
without cautioning us
to be careful
to be realistic
to remember the limitations of being
human.”
And I said: I am still a child when it comes to
discovering the joys of this dance in this human form.
I stumble through the limitations I place on myself
that keep me from my humanness, each time discover-
ing an unknown step toward balance. In this place I
have danced on water, flown on the wings of birds,
and danced on the moon with the stars. Through
visiting the stillness of the darkest inside, hearing its
songs, honouring its purpose I discovered that the
wildness and ecstasy of joy can be liberated. Dance
with me…
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Spirit of the Dance
An Invitation to Dance
by Michelle Staples
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helps people discover
their own stories. She
writes for various
publications and helps
develop documentary
and educational films.
Michelle works with
youth of all cultures,
supporting them to
speak their voice. She
continues her dance
studies, training to
become a facilitator of
Khundalini Dance
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am going to have to be honest with all of
you now: I have been avoiding writing about
clear quartz for the last six issues! Not only is clear
quartz the most well known crystal, it is the one
most identified with the term crystal. So why have I
been nervous about broaching this subject? Well,
volumes have been written about clear quartz and
this is only one little article so I am going to have to
try hard to touch on its most important qualities.
Quartz is the second most bountiful mineral
in the earth’s crust after feldspar (remember moon-
stone and labradorite?). Quartz comes in many
different varieties: amethyst, rose, citrine, smoky
and of course clear. Quartz crystal (quartz, from the
German word “quarz” and crystal from the Greek
word for purity) has been traditionally used in glass
making, laboratory tubes and crucibles, special
lenses, ordinary glass and radio transmitters. In the
1970’s it was found to be useful in quartz watches.
Quartz is piezoelectric, meaning that when an
electric current passes through it, it creates a vibra-
tion; when put under pressure, it can actually
produce its own electric charge. It is far more
effective for timing than a tuning fork, so a new use
for quartz was born.
Quartz has always been known as a stone of
power and raising energy. Talismans and jewellery
pieces of quartz have been found in the tombs of the
ancients for centuries, with one of the most famous
being the Mitchell-Hedges skull. Earlier civilizations
knew of the record keeping properties of quartz and
many pieces, like the crystal skulls and Lemurian
quartz are said to carry all the knowledge of their
respective cultures. And who can forget the use of
crystal balls for divination by gypsies and fortune
tellers?
This crystal is number one for inclusion in
your psychic first aid kit. It is programmable,
Crystals
Clear Quartz
by Erin Lawson
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meaning that by holding it and putting your inten-
tions into it, you can infuse it with whatever proper-
ties you need it to have. Quartz is also a stone of
magnification, keeping and using it with other
crystals will enhance their properties.
There are many different types of quartz
with many different formations, each one having a
specific property. The most common form that clear
quartz appears in is a six sided shape with a point (or
termination) that is also six sided. There are some
beautiful clusters as well which are lovely just to
have around your house. I have a few favourites that
I use regularly, a crystal skull, a pendant and a lovely
chunk of Lemurian quartz that is nicknamed “the
witch’s finger” for the shape of it (I have been
clutching this piece off and on while writing this).
There are many ways to use quartz for
healing purposes. Wearing it, holding it while
meditating, keeping a cleansed chunk in your water
bottle or putting a piece in your bath will all release
its properties to you. Be sure to first hold the crystal
and set your intention into it. It is also very benefi-
cial to place chunks in and around your home and
garden. It will help protect your home and will
enhance growth in your garden.
One of the remarkable things about clear
quartz is that it contains the full spectrum of colours,
giving the healing properties of all of the colours of
the rainbow. Now, get to know this versatile crystal
and let it amaze you as it does me.
Crystals
ERIN LAWSON has studied meta-
physics for over 13 years focusing
mainly on tarot. Since starting work
at Wishes eight years ago, she has
learned much about crystals and the
other tools that fill the store. Erin lives
in Duncan with her husband and
three children.
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he moment we become aware of our
unwanted inner feelings and emotions, we
have made the first step to recognizing our split
from our true authentic self. This recognition will
allow us the opportunity to clear our past while
creating a future we desire.
Feelings and emotions are energy and
energy cannot just disappear. The emotional
energy generated by the circumstances of our
childhood and early life do not go away just
because we are forced to deny it or choose to
repress it in order to survive. If we don’t learn how
to release emotion in healthy ways, it will explode
outward or implode back in on us. Eventually,
repressed emotion can bring about other problems
such as mental or physical illness. Often, we will
use excessive food, anorexia, cigarettes, alcohol
and drugs, overwork, extreme exercise, or other
obsessive or harmful behaviors.
Our bodies are much like a computer. The
organs, along with every cell in the body act as a
file. These files contain every event and memory
from before we were born up to the present. The
memories may range from not being allowed to
cry or laugh, (which can have a major effect,
causing us to repress our true emotions) to
memories of abuse and trauma in many forms,
causing us to remain in fight/flight self-defense
mode affecting us mentally, physically, chemically
and spiritually.
There are only two emotions that run our
lives, fear based emotions or love based emotions.
With this awareness, we can seek ways to
release from our body, mind and spirit the effects
of unwanted emotions, feelings and past trauma.
Tapping into our conscious and subcon-
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authentic self.
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Whatever you Do
by Barbara Adelborg, CMH, HT
D
Do Not think about the Elephant
on't think about a pink elephant. Don't
think about a pink elephant with orange
and purple polka dots all over it. Did you notice
where your focus just went even though I asked
you not to think about the elephant? That is pre-
cisely where your focus went and probably still is.
In our personal lives when we attempt to
change something, we have all been taught to make
positive affirmations about the results we would
like to see. We can visualize the outcome we want
until we are blue in the face, but until we acknowl-
edge the elephant in the middle of the room and
end the negative charge or stress around it, we will
end up continuing in the same old patterns.
For some people, the elephant can repre-
sent an incident that happened in the distant past,
an event in one's childhood perhaps. For others it is
an emotion, an event or a situation of more recent
occurrance.
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event. It is about eliminating the distress around it.
Before becoming clear with ourselves and our
intentions around the changes we want to make, we
need to acknowledge “the elephant in the middle of
the room.” Then, with an unquestioning belief, a
firm and positive conviction that goes through
every fiber of our being, we can move forward.
A technique that I find useful to help
eliminate the distress and bring you back into “the
now” is for you to be seated comfortably with
closed eyes. I ask you to take a comfortable deep
breath and imagine a gentle flow of energy filling
the inside of your body starting at your feet and
flowing gently up through your legs, your torso,
arms, neck and shoulders and up through and into
the top of your head. Allow it to align your mind
and body as you continue to breathe deeply.
As you exhale, allow this balance to bring
you into this moment. Then acknowledge that, yes,
the situation happened (because it did), it's over
(because it is) and right now, in this moment, you
are OK.
The final step is to commit to yourself to
walk into your future no longer looking over your
shoulder at the past. Walk straight ahead, strong in
your focus, your goals and yourself.
When we make that commitment to
ourselves, the universe then seamlessly conspires to
work with us and our goals and our way becomes
clear.
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Hypnotherapy
BARBARA ADELBORG is a clinical
hypnotherapist and she maintains
a practice in the
Cowichan Valley, where
she has resided for over 30 years.
Barbara is trained in several
hypnosis techniques.
r. Martin Luther King, in his last speech,
spoke of the vast panorama of history, and how he
had been “to the mountaintop.” Moses went to the mountain-
top. Zeus lived atop Mount Olympus. From the sages of
Tibet to the shamans of the Andes, from Medicine Mountain
near Lillooet, B.C., to Mt. Shasta, California, mountaintops
are associated with the sacred.
The first time on a snow-capped mountain peak, at
age fourteen, I was awe-struck. I saw for hundreds of miles,
in all directions. Silent reverence enveloped me like a warm
blanket. My usual thinking stopped; I enjoyed a state of
simple being.
Perhaps you have also been momentarily touched by
awesome beauty when rounding a bend on a mountain trail,
to suddenly encounter a spectacular vista, such as a flower-
strewn valley below. Mountain climbers are familiar with the
psychology of the ascent, and the reward at the top.
For those so inclined, there is something about
gaining physical height and a widened field of vision that
can improve understanding. Our world view sometimes
literally depends upon the view. Travel, undertaken with the
correct attitude, is well known to help form character by
widening horizons, and fostering a more inclusive view of
humanity. Travel outside Earth, beyond horizons, can
multiply that effect a thousand-fold.
With the advent of space flight, this phenomenon
became magnified, took on a collective aspect, and impacted
the whole of humanity. Astronauts frequently report being
awe-struck by the view they encounter. They see Earth far
below, without boundaries, brilliant brown, blue and white,
fragile and beautiful, home to us all, regardless of race,
nationality or religion.
Dr. Edgar Mitchell, returning from the moon in
Apollo 14, saw Earth as a glistening jewel set against the
velvet blackness of space. He had a transcendent experience
that sent him into a state of bliss for three days. He saw the
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universe and life as being connected at all levels. Upon his
return, he founded the Institute for Noetic Sciences, and
devoted his life to researching the nature of consciousness.
The cosmic perspective is that inclusive perception
of life and Earth from outer space—but more: it is also an
inner view, a widened scope of understanding that appreci-
ates our inner depths. Using our imagination, we can shift
into cosmo-view, and see our unity.
The cosmic perspective came home with the now
famous “Earthrise” photo taken from moon orbit, on Dec.24,
1968.
This picture fuelled and consolidated the new
ecology movement. People understood and appreciated how
united we are, as we travel through the immensity of space.
Dr. Mitchell continues his research. He also speaks
publicly on the reality of UFOs and extraterrestrial presence
on Earth. Sober thought about extraterrestrial beings invokes
the cosmic perspective, and the realization that, above all,
we are Terran. This perspective helps us to be a little more
human, and to respect life everywhere.
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Photo taken by Apollo 8 crewmember Bill Anders on December 24, 1968
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The Cosmic Perspective
by Michael Gintowt
MICHAEL GINTOWT has an MA in psychology, and formal
training in hypnosis, behavioural neurobiology, and clinical
psychology. His interest in the paranormal can be traced to when
he was 14 years old, and corresponded with Dr. J.B. Rhine, the
pioneering parapsychologist. For decades, he has been involved
with the divinatory arts, shamanic practices, and martial arts. He
lives on Vancouver Island with his wife. www.exopsychology.net
r. Martin Luther King, in his last speech,
spoke of the vast panorama of history, and how he
had been “to the mountaintop.” Moses went to the mountain-
top. Zeus lived atop Mount Olympus. From the sages of
Tibet to the shamans of the Andes, from Medicine Mountain
near Lillooet, B.C., to Mt. Shasta, California, mountaintops
are associated with the sacred.
The first time on a snow-capped mountain peak, at
age fourteen, I was awe-struck. I saw for hundreds of miles,
in all directions. Silent reverence enveloped me like a warm
blanket. My usual thinking stopped; I enjoyed a state of
simple being.
Perhaps you have also been momentarily touched by
awesome beauty when rounding a bend on a mountain trail,
to suddenly encounter a spectacular vista, such as a flower-
strewn valley below. Mountain climbers are familiar with the
psychology of the ascent, and the reward at the top.
For those so inclined, there is something about
gaining physical height and a widened field of vision that
can improve understanding. Our world view sometimes
literally depends upon the view. Travel, undertaken with the
correct attitude, is well known to help form character by
widening horizons, and fostering a more inclusive view of
humanity. Travel outside Earth, beyond horizons, can
multiply that effect a thousand-fold.
With the advent of space flight, this phenomenon
became magnified, took on a collective aspect, and impacted
the whole of humanity. Astronauts frequently report being
awe-struck by the view they encounter. They see Earth far
below, without boundaries, brilliant brown, blue and white,
fragile and beautiful, home to us all, regardless of race,
nationality or religion.
Dr. Edgar Mitchell, returning from the moon in
Apollo 14, saw Earth as a glistening jewel set against the
velvet blackness of space. He had a transcendent experience
that sent him into a state of bliss for three days. He saw the
D
universe and life as being connected at all levels. Upon his
return, he founded the Institute for Noetic Sciences, and
devoted his life to researching the nature of consciousness.
The cosmic perspective is that inclusive perception
of life and Earth from outer space—but more: it is also an
inner view, a widened scope of understanding that appreci-
ates our inner depths. Using our imagination, we can shift
into cosmo-view, and see our unity.
The cosmic perspective came home with the now
famous “Earthrise” photo taken from moon orbit, on Dec.24,
1968.
This picture fuelled and consolidated the new
ecology movement. People understood and appreciated how
united we are, as we travel through the immensity of space.
Dr. Mitchell continues his research. He also speaks
publicly on the reality of UFOs and extraterrestrial presence
on Earth. Sober thought about extraterrestrial beings invokes
the cosmic perspective, and the realization that, above all,
we are Terran. This perspective helps us to be a little more
human, and to respect life everywhere.
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Photo taken by Apollo 8 crewmember Bill Anders on December 24, 1968
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The Cosmic Perspective
by Michael Gintowt
MICHAEL GINTOWT has an MA in psychology, and formal
training in hypnosis, behavioural neurobiology, and clinical
psychology. His interest in the paranormal can be traced to when
he was 14 years old, and corresponded with Dr. J.B. Rhine, the
pioneering parapsychologist. For decades, he has been involved
with the divinatory arts, shamanic practices, and martial arts. He
lives on Vancouver Island with his wife. www.exopsychology.net
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hen quietly reflecting on the values and priorities to
be put on our goals and achievements, so often we
are taken to places of stress, frustration and an unhappy
frame of mind. Perhaps these situations are a necessary part
of the learning process, but I would like to think that it is
possible to keep unhappiness to a minimum and allow peace,
love and harmony to dominate our daily lives.
Recently an individual sent an e-mail letter to the
president of a group, of which I am a member, that is dedi-
cated to the healing and benefit of others. The letter
suggested, among other superlatives, that I was a humble
person.
My immediate reaction to this comment about me
was WOW! I have achieved the absolute pinnacle of possi-
bilities in my life. When my peers include me and my
attitude with some of the greatest names in history. My heart
swelled with love, appreciation and gratitude, for the abun-
dance that flows into my life on a daily basis.
Although peer pressure contradicts what I say, I
know from experience that to achieve true humility is to find
the nearest thing to happiness in this life and a definition of
humility “not of me but through me.”
If I had the ability to grant wishes I would give the
knowledge of humility to you.
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Aboriginal Spirit
by James Henry Spencer - the Wave Walker
Humility
JAMES HENRY SPENCER is a
descendant of Mary Ebbits of the
Tlingit Tribe. Known affectionately
by his friends in the spiritual
community as Wisdom James”, he
has found a place of peace and
harmony and strives to share that
with anyone in his energy field. “I
have an inner joy that continually
overflows to those around me and a
constant need to share these
beautiful gifts that I have been
blessed with. It is my desire to imbue
the gift of peace, love and harmony
into your life.”
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ith the celebration of the winter solstice
starting my holiday season, a gift I love
to offer my friends and family is the gift of
herbal magic. A gift that is pleasing to the eye,
unique, fragrant, contains ingredients from
Mother Nature and a magical intent. “Wow, what
a gift,” you say. “What is it?”
This is a homemade herbal necklace or
charm made from herbs and fruits. And when
you make this wonderful gift with your own
magical hands, you are able to create magic as
you put it together. As you work you can put
your own intent into the very essence of what
you are creating, thoughts of love, healing,
protection and peace are always my favourite
emotions to spark and share. On top of your own
magic there are the magic gifts that the herbs
bring forth. Let me share them with you:
Allspice creates vitality, increasing
determination and energy.
Star anise brings sacred energies of
protection, sending away negative spirits and
helping a person find true happiness.
Cardamom pods arouse love, while
cleaning the conscious.
Cinnamon increases our ability to tap
into our psychic minds; it vibrates on a high
spiritual vibration, stimulating clairvoyance. It
also helps to attract money energy.
Orange peel is for self-purification and
transforming depression into peace and joy.
Vanilla stimulates all levels of love
while revitalizing the whole body.
Herbs a little bit o Magic
A Gift
by Betty Norton
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from Nature
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So now that we have an understanding of the
herbal magic and the intention created magic, let me
teach you how to make your gift.
Items required –
You will need more or less depending on the
size of the necklace or charm and how many you
choose to make.
1 cup whole allspice
½ cup whole cardamom pods
2 cinnamon sticks
2 vanilla pods
1 organic orange/mandarin peel, cut into
penny-sized shapes
Star Anise
1 large sewing needle
Fishing line
Instructions –
Place all the herbs and spices in a large bowl
of water (except the orange peel) let sit for two hours.
After two hours take out the cinnamon sticks and cut
into bead like sizes, don’t worry if it comes apart,
return to water. Do the same with the vanilla pods.
Next thread your needle with the fishing line to the
desired length. Grab a towel, get comfy and start
putting the herbs and spices on the line. Use the star
anise for the centrepiece and create your design around
it using the other items. Remember to put forth your
intent; work your magic.
Let your work of art dry in a warm room for
24 hours and your gift is done. For an extra boost of
energy try making the necklace or charm during a full
moon.
This can make a beautiful necklace for anyone,
or a smaller version is perfect for a charm. I like to
make protection charms for vehicle and home, as well
as love and health charms for the home. You can also
experiment with the different herbs you use.
May your holiday season be full of love, happiness
and health. Have fun.
BETTY NORTON is an herbalist, herbal formulator,
lifestyle consultant and teacher.
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The winner of the caption
contest from Vol 2 - Issue 1
is Victor Reyes of
Campbell River, BC
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Treat the Patient
by Sabina Pettitt
atch Adams, the American doctor who
dresses up as a clown, says, “Treat the
disease and you will win some and lose some. Treat
the patient and you always win.”
Last month I was explaining this notion to
my students in Japan. I asked for anyone who had
tight or painful shoulders to come to the front of the
room and we would select an essence for them.
Five volunteers came up and much to the
class’ amazement each volunteer received a different
essence. The essence selection was determined by
asking each person how they felt about their tight
stiff shoulders. How would they feel when they
didn’t have tight and stiff shoulders and then
testing the 132 essences in the Pacific
Essences repertory to see which essence(s)
would assist them?
One woman
said, “I am free.”
Using kinesiology
she tested for Jellyfish.
Another
woman said, “I am
happy.” The essence
was Grass Widow.
Another student
said, “I am flexible.” And
received Fuchsia.
By the time they got
to the advanced class four days
later, none of them had any pain
or stiffness in their shoulders.
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What happened? We treated the patient and
not the disease/imbalance.
Another evidence of the power of this
method occurred when the forest fires were raging in
the interior of British Columbia. A friend of mine
was evacuated with a number of her neighbours. She
had taken her essence kits with her and all of a
sudden thought that everyone would probably
benefit from taking Fireweed. In fact when she first
dowsed and then muscle tested it turned out that
each of the people required a different essence to
assist them in dealing with what was happening.
Why? The most efficient way to find the
best possible flower essence for someone is to first
determine how they are responding to the situation
they are dealing with,
whether it is a physical
disease like measles or
a stress situation like
forest fires.
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and you always win.
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hen Carol came to try Brain State technol-
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suicidal tendencies. She has agreed to share her story
with our readers.
Her childhood had been really tough and at
sixteen she was in a tragic car accident in which her
best friend, the driver, was killed. It was a miracle
that she survived and she was told by doctors that
she would never walk again. As a consequence of
the accident, Carol was also dealing with Post
Traumatic Stress Disorder and a brain injury.
Thus began twenty years of multiple
prescription drugs, years of psychotherapy, acupunc-
ture, chiropractic work, cranial sacral work, homeo-
pathy, hypnotherapy, neurolinguistic programming
and many more therapies. These healers really
benefited her, but Carol felt that she just couldn’t
permanently hold on to a sense of well being. The
core feelings of peace, happiness and health were
always elusive for her.
The journey with Brain State was not an
easy one and sometimes she wasn't too fond of her
sessions. Nevertheless, after nine intensive sessions,
she felt that her life had completely turned around.
Some changes have been subtle and others have
been huge. She has written, “It actually saved my
life”.
She has hope for the first time in her life,
and enjoys being alive. She laughs and smiles. She’s
sleeping better. She no longer has anxiety with
authority figures. She is able to make choices about
her responses to situations, rather than her previous
“knee jerk” reaction. She has experienced increased
self esteem and self confidence. Carol is able to
speak in front of groups without trembling or fearing
for her safety. She is not considering suicide. Racing
thoughts are still occurring at times but improvement
is noted, Carol says. She’s sensing better intuitive
skills.
It’s still a journey, but with her amazing
determination and strength she’ll get there.
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The Crystal Bed
enton Loyola lives on Salt Spring Island.
About a year ago a friend told me some of
his background and I was intrigued. Recently I met
the man himself and this is the story he had to tell.
Six years ago Fenton was on track for a
heart transplant. Over a period of two years he had
been in and out of the hospital and had undergone
thirteen medical procedures when one day he was
told that a transplant was his only option. This was
something he did not want.
That evening as he sat in his garden praying,
it seemed as if his entire being, his entire body, were
praying, not just his head. As this profound experi-
ence encompassed his being, he received a clear
message, “The end game is not being played like
this.” Confused, Fenton asked for a sign.
The very next day Fenton ran into a friend
who told him that he was leaving for Brazil to see a
man called John of God, and he recommended that
Fenton should go online and read about John of God
and the work he does.
That evening, Fenton went online and
learned more about John of God and he knew that
he needed to go to Brazil. After being ill for two
years, however, and feeling financially constrained,
he again asked for a sign and again it wasn’t long in
coming.
Fenton awoke the next morning to a house
with no running water. He went to check the pump
for his well only to find it had been running all night
and was severely overheated. At that moment it was
as if his ego was suspended and he found he had
somehow gained a new understanding of his situa-
tion. As Fenton himself put it, “The house is the
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extended self. The pump in the house needs atten-
tion just as the pump in my body needs attention.”
After ringing up a few trades people to no
avail, Fenton went to one of the local coffee shops
in the hope of finding someone there who could help
him out until he had the money to pay for the pump.
Before he knew it, a friend came in, someone he had
not seen for several months. His friend asked how
he was doing and when Fenton told him, his friend
asked, “How much for the pump?”
“One thousand dollars should repair it,”
Fenton said. “And I will pay you back as soon as I
can.”
“No, how much for all the pumps?” his
friend replied, referring to Fenton’s heart as well.
Fenton went home with a cheque for $7,000
and knew what he must do.
Abadiania, Brazil is a unique place. John of
God sees people on Wednesdays, Thursdays and
Fridays—about a 1,000 people a day. Fenton arrived
on a Tuesday and the moment he entered the prem-
ises of Casa de Dom Inasio he began to cry. It was
like a shedding process and these tears lasted for
about an hour.
When Fenton saw John of God for the first
time on Wednesday, he was told to have three 20
minute crystal baths and to go back the next day at
eight for his operation. The operation in question is
a metaphysical one and having undergone this
process, you have to leave the premises, as you are
fractured, and you do not want to pick up energies
from others. Just as you would from a physical
operation, you are directed to go and rest. After
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The Crystal Bed
by Dorothy Jeanne Engst
The Crystal Bed
enton Loyola lives on Salt Spring Island.
About a year ago a friend told me some of
his background and I was intrigued. Recently I met
the man himself and this is the story he had to tell.
Six years ago Fenton was on track for a
heart transplant. Over a period of two years he had
been in and out of the hospital and had undergone
thirteen medical procedures when one day he was
told that a transplant was his only option. This was
something he did not want.
That evening as he sat in his garden praying,
it seemed as if his entire being, his entire body, were
praying, not just his head. As this profound experi-
ence encompassed his being, he received a clear
message, “The end game is not being played like
this.” Confused, Fenton asked for a sign.
The very next day Fenton ran into a friend
who told him that he was leaving for Brazil to see a
man called John of God, and he recommended that
Fenton should go online and read about John of God
and the work he does.
That evening, Fenton went online and
learned more about John of God and he knew that
he needed to go to Brazil. After being ill for two
years, however, and feeling financially constrained,
he again asked for a sign and again it wasn’t long in
coming.
Fenton awoke the next morning to a house
with no running water. He went to check the pump
for his well only to find it had been running all night
and was severely overheated. At that moment it was
as if his ego was suspended and he found he had
somehow gained a new understanding of his situa-
tion. As Fenton himself put it, “The house is the
F
extended self. The pump in the house needs atten-
tion just as the pump in my body needs attention.”
After ringing up a few trades people to no
avail, Fenton went to one of the local coffee shops
in the hope of finding someone there who could help
him out until he had the money to pay for the pump.
Before he knew it, a friend came in, someone he had
not seen for several months. His friend asked how
he was doing and when Fenton told him, his friend
asked, “How much for the pump?”
“One thousand dollars should repair it,”
Fenton said. “And I will pay you back as soon as I
can.”
“No, how much for all the pumps?” his
friend replied, referring to Fenton’s heart as well.
Fenton went home with a cheque for $7,000
and knew what he must do.
Abadiania, Brazil is a unique place. John of
God sees people on Wednesdays, Thursdays and
Fridays—about a 1,000 people a day. Fenton arrived
on a Tuesday and the moment he entered the prem-
ises of Casa de Dom Inasio he began to cry. It was
like a shedding process and these tears lasted for
about an hour.
When Fenton saw John of God for the first
time on Wednesday, he was told to have three 20
minute crystal baths and to go back the next day at
eight for his operation. The operation in question is
a metaphysical one and having undergone this
process, you have to leave the premises, as you are
fractured, and you do not want to pick up energies
from others. Just as you would from a physical
operation, you are directed to go and rest. After
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The Crystal Bed
by Dorothy Jeanne Engst
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Fenton had his operation, he felt physically just as
he would have had he undergone a regular surgery
and when he went back to his room he fell asleep
and slept for a whole day.
The healing procedure itself had taken only
five seconds. Fenton laughs about this now. “It
caught me by surprise,” he says. “You make this
arduous journey for 23 hours, and five seconds later
you are told you are healed!”
One week later Fenton had to see John of
God again. This is called revision. On the sixth day,
after the operation, at night, an attendant puts a glass
of blessed water beside you and you are directed to
wear white which is the best for light work. You
drink the glass of water and they come and check
you. Fenton felt physical movements tugging and
pulling inside his body. He would feel these sensa-
tions again on a number of occasions after returning
home.
For his last visit with John of God, Fenton
simply waited in line to say, “Thank you for helping
me.” The service that John of God provides is free,
donation boxes are there only for those who can
afford to contribute.
Never does anyone ask you how you are
doing, Fenton told me. It is always assumed that
healing is effective. You don’t give up your drugs or
stop your western medical treatments, as these
healings complement it.
Fenton stayed for six weeks at the Casa de
Dom Inasio, recovering as he would from any other
medical procedure. During this time he became a
volunteer, preparing soup for the large numbers of
people who attend the facility daily. A person can
stay as long as he or she wants; people like the
healing energy and even healthy people go there to
stay. The Casa is built on a promontory where the
ground underneath consists of crystals and in one
particular place you can see crystal jutting out of the
ground.
Upon his return home Fenton went to the
hospital for an endurance test. Prior to going to
Brazil he could not last thirty seconds; this time he
lasted seven and a half minutes. He was told there
was no lack of oxygen to his heart; he was just
“unfit”. He never told his doctors about Brazil, as he
has always kept his western medicine and his
spiritualism separate.
Fenton had known from the start of his visit
to Brazil that the crystal baths he took played an
important role in the healing process. When a friend
of his was making a second visit to Abadiania,
Fenton asked her to acquire a crystal bath for him.
This had to be approved by John of God and
Fenton was required to send a map showing where
the crystal bath would be located. John approved
and sent one, and this became the first in Canada.
The name crystal bath can be deceiving; one
visualizes a huge crystal tub filled with water, when
in actuality it is a series of flawless natural crystals
that have been faceted. These are suspended above a
bed and when one lies under them, one is bathed in
light that is projected through them, thus the name
“crystal bath.” These crystal baths are now more
commonly referred to as crystal beds.
In the four years since its arrival in Canada,
hundreds of people have experienced the crystal
bath. For a minimal fee one can partake of a half
hour session. Those who cannot afford the fee are
not turned away.
When Fenton first received the crystal bath
he distributed posters on notice boards to draw
awareness. Someone wrote “quack” on all the
posters. Fenton removed the posters and the crystal
bath awareness has grown through word of mouth. It
is the best way, he says.
Fenton has not been in the hospital for
treatment since his Brazil experience. He still takes
his western medicine and uses the crystal bath twice
a week. Never does he make medical claims about
the crystal bath, but he does explain that it clears our
psychic “junk” such as broken words, false state-
ments and bad thoughts. It balances our chakras. He
has witnessed remarkable events resonating from
the crystal bath and he carries a feeling of steward-
ship from having it.
When I went to meet Fenton, my husband,
my friend and I all partook of half hour sessions of
the crystal bath. All of us experienced profound
benefits physically, mentally and spiritually. These
benefits were immediate, and gradually heightened
over several days. Now we’re planning our next
session.
Fenton spoke of the energy he felt when
visiting Abadiania, as well as the energy he experi-
ences on his own property in relation to the crystal
bed. The photos to the right show some interesting
phenomena that was captured on camera.
The top photo was taken by a friend of
Fenton’s when they visited Abadiania, although
there was nothing visible to the naked eye, look at
the ghostly silhouette that formed.
The second photo was also taken in Abadi-
ania and the indigo blue orbs are beautiful. Just
below this you can also see orbs surrounding the
building containing the crystal bed on Salt Spring
Island. These appear more often than not when
photos are taken in the area.
Fenton Loyola may be reached via the internet at -
www.crystallighttherapy.ca
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Fenton had his operation, he felt physically just as
he would have had he undergone a regular surgery
and when he went back to his room he fell asleep
and slept for a whole day.
The healing procedure itself had taken only
five seconds. Fenton laughs about this now. “It
caught me by surprise,” he says. “You make this
arduous journey for 23 hours, and five seconds later
you are told you are healed!”
One week later Fenton had to see John of
God again. This is called revision. On the sixth day,
after the operation, at night, an attendant puts a glass
of blessed water beside you and you are directed to
wear white which is the best for light work. You
drink the glass of water and they come and check
you. Fenton felt physical movements tugging and
pulling inside his body. He would feel these sensa-
tions again on a number of occasions after returning
home.
For his last visit with John of God, Fenton
simply waited in line to say, “Thank you for helping
me.” The service that John of God provides is free,
donation boxes are there only for those who can
afford to contribute.
Never does anyone ask you how you are
doing, Fenton told me. It is always assumed that
healing is effective. You don’t give up your drugs or
stop your western medical treatments, as these
healings complement it.
Fenton stayed for six weeks at the Casa de
Dom Inasio, recovering as he would from any other
medical procedure. During this time he became a
volunteer, preparing soup for the large numbers of
people who attend the facility daily. A person can
stay as long as he or she wants; people like the
healing energy and even healthy people go there to
stay. The Casa is built on a promontory where the
ground underneath consists of crystals and in one
particular place you can see crystal jutting out of the
ground.
Upon his return home Fenton went to the
hospital for an endurance test. Prior to going to
Brazil he could not last thirty seconds; this time he
lasted seven and a half minutes. He was told there
was no lack of oxygen to his heart; he was just
“unfit”. He never told his doctors about Brazil, as he
has always kept his western medicine and his
spiritualism separate.
Fenton had known from the start of his visit
to Brazil that the crystal baths he took played an
important role in the healing process. When a friend
of his was making a second visit to Abadiania,
Fenton asked her to acquire a crystal bath for him.
This had to be approved by John of God and
Fenton was required to send a map showing where
the crystal bath would be located. John approved
and sent one, and this became the first in Canada.
The name crystal bath can be deceiving; one
visualizes a huge crystal tub filled with water, when
in actuality it is a series of flawless natural crystals
that have been faceted. These are suspended above a
bed and when one lies under them, one is bathed in
light that is projected through them, thus the name
“crystal bath.” These crystal baths are now more
commonly referred to as crystal beds.
In the four years since its arrival in Canada,
hundreds of people have experienced the crystal
bath. For a minimal fee one can partake of a half
hour session. Those who cannot afford the fee are
not turned away.
When Fenton first received the crystal bath
he distributed posters on notice boards to draw
awareness. Someone wrote “quack” on all the
posters. Fenton removed the posters and the crystal
bath awareness has grown through word of mouth. It
is the best way, he says.
Fenton has not been in the hospital for
treatment since his Brazil experience. He still takes
his western medicine and uses the crystal bath twice
a week. Never does he make medical claims about
the crystal bath, but he does explain that it clears our
psychic “junk” such as broken words, false state-
ments and bad thoughts. It balances our chakras. He
has witnessed remarkable events resonating from
the crystal bath and he carries a feeling of steward-
ship from having it.
When I went to meet Fenton, my husband,
my friend and I all partook of half hour sessions of
the crystal bath. All of us experienced profound
benefits physically, mentally and spiritually. These
benefits were immediate, and gradually heightened
over several days. Now we’re planning our next
session.
Fenton spoke of the energy he felt when
visiting Abadiania, as well as the energy he experi-
ences on his own property in relation to the crystal
bed. The photos to the right show some interesting
phenomena that was captured on camera.
The top photo was taken by a friend of
Fenton’s when they visited Abadiania, although
there was nothing visible to the naked eye, look at
the ghostly silhouette that formed.
The second photo was also taken in Abadi-
ania and the indigo blue orbs are beautiful. Just
below this you can also see orbs surrounding the
building containing the crystal bed on Salt Spring
Island. These appear more often than not when
photos are taken in the area.
Fenton Loyola may be reached via the internet at -
www.crystallighttherapy.ca
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Experience has also shown that eating raw
foods brings us back into touch with our food
instincts, thus allowing us to select more precisely
which foods our body needs.
The raw/living food eating movement is
gaining more and more popularity all the time.
Movie stars are embracing it, and the long term “raw
foodies” are feeling as though they are finally
coming of age.
If you’re like many of the curiosity seekers
out there, you probably find the concept interesting,
yet the thought of transitioning into a new eating
lifestyle is probably overwhelming. It’s easy to cut
out sugar, and many types of junk food, but how in
the world do you wrap your head around “uncook-
ing” your food.
Unless you’re the type of personality that
subscribes to an all or nothing mentality when you
start a new project, you may feel a little perplexed at
the thought of “going raw.”
Sit back, and take a deep breath, we’re going
to make it easy for you. Over the next six issues
we’ll help you transition to an 80% raw food eating
program, taking one step at a time. This will allow
you to gain confidence and familiarity in the first
step over two months, before moving on to another
step provided in the next issue.
Let’s begin…
Each morning upon rising start your day by
drinking some fresh filtered water.
Follow with 8oz. of fresh juice or high
quality organic juice combined with 1 serving of
greens. A few favourites are:
Spirulina powder
Chlorella Powder
Perfect Food Raw Greens formula
For breakfast have a power packed Smoothie:
Breakfast Smoothie
½ cup Almond milk
½ cup Filtered water
1 tbs Bee pollen (omit if allergic to bee stings)
2 tbs Coconut Oil (Ultimate Superfoods Virgin
Coconut Oil)
1-2 tbs Agave Nectar (Ultimate Superfoods/“Real
Raw” Organic Agave)
2 cups Fruit of choice
1 scoop Protein Powder (St. Francis Herb Farm/Go
Pro Matrix or your favourite Hemp
Protein)
* If you feel the need for a “chocolate fix”
add in 1-2 tsp of Ultimate Superfoods
Organic Raw Cacao Powder…trust us…it’s
good for you.
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At some point, each and every one of us experiences
some major obstacles, or possibly a series of minor hurdles, in
our lives – my story is no dierent. The rst wake up call came
for me in 1998 over the death of my mother, followed in 2004
by the break up of my marriage of over twenty years, and,
nally, the necessity to leave behind a career in the high-tech
industry where I had excelled for over thirty years. During this
time, I began to reach out in an attempt to nd out who I really
was and who I wanted to be when I grew up. I became involved
with a number of personal growth programs including The
Homan Process, Excellence Seminar International - The Pursuit
of Excellence Series, Clearmind International's 3 year Practitio-
ner's Training Program, The Foundation for Inner Peace's – A
Course in Miracles (ACIM) -Study Program and many other
personal growth workshops.
In conjunction with what I was learning, I became
interested in working with horses after reading The Tao of
Equus and Riding Between the Worlds by Linda Kohanov. It
became clear that my life was about to change dramatically by
combining my love and passion for horses with my counsellor
training. I became involved with what is now known as Equine
Facilitated Wellness (EFW).
What I came to realize through all of this work is that I
could use all of my many life experiences to help others with
similar issues. After all one of the main teachings of ACIM is that
we are all one; my issues are your issues and vice versa. The
main step in overcoming most of life's many obstacles is to
recognize that we create them all on our own! By discovering
this, we empower ourselves to move out of the 'victim' role that
we all step into at some point in our lives and learn to take
responsibility for our own lives. This is an ongoing process for
me to say the least.
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the change that you want to see in the world'. I believe that the
simple act of listening to a fellow human being and acknowl-
edging that person's right to be heard will extend the love to
this world that will make it a friendly place to grow, live and
prosper. I believe that this way of being is truly congruent with
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Animal Whispers
by Stephanie McColl
common question or
concern in some of my
animal communications seems to be
based on diet and nutrition and what
to feed our pets. Countless times I
have had clients tell me that their
beloved pet is sick, acting strangely,
has allergies to this or that, is eating
too much or not enough, can’t sleep,
is pulling its fur out or a host of
other symptoms they don’t know the
reason for. I have learned through
listening to what the animals have to
say that a lot of these symptoms are
caused by diet.
Most pets, when I ask them
about their food, give me a similar
response: “I would prefer my food to
be raw,” or “I like my meat fresh and
some veggies would be nice too.”
It is important to consider
when feeding our pets what their
individual needs may be. Just as we
are all unique and require a variety
of foods to thrive on, so too do our
pets. Feeding them one type of food
over and over again for years can
lead to difficulties later on in life.
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but cereal and cookies for your entire life? This diet
is similar to what some cats and dogs have to
survive on. Is it any wonder that they then become
arthritic, lethargic, obese, start to develop allergies
or behave strangely in some way. What is in their
food could well be the key to unlocking some of
these mysteries.
When we go to the supermarket to buy our
foods we need to be aware of what we are purchas-
ing for ourselves by reading labels. So too do we
need to be aware of what is in our pets’ foods. The
same rule ought to apply to both, “Consumer
beware!”
All pet foods are not created equal. Labels
can be very confusing as can other information that
is out there. It is important to do some research first
before you switch your pet’s diet or type of food.
Animals need to be introduced to new foods very
slowly and over a period of time or they can
become even sicker than before. Consulting with a
holistic vet is of course the best route, as well as
educating yourself on the topic. A good rule to
follow is, the more simple and natural it is the
easier it will be on your pet’s system. One book that
changed my life forever on the topic of
diet was “Food Pets Die For” by Ann
Martin. I highly recommend
reading this book if you are
interested in changing your
pet’s health and well
being.
Bessy, a friend’s
beagle, used to chew
her paws raw until I
recommended changing
her diet to more raw foods.
She is now one of the
healthiest and happiest dogs I
know. So many animals have
made dramatic turnabouts in their
health, behavior and attitude when their
food has been made the way nature
intended, with care and love.
Creating healthy, nutritious and simple
meals for your pets can be easy and fun. Why not
start now? Your pet will thank you forever.
STEPHANIE MCCOLL is an animal communicator and
reiki master who has been working with animals since
an early age. When she isn’t working her magic
on animals, she focuses her energies
towards helping people live natural
and healthy lives. You’ll find
her managing Lifestyle
Select in Sidney, B.C.
Welcome everyone, to the world of
numerology. This is part of a series of articles on
the Ruling or Life Path numbers. In this article I
will describe the Ruling # 4.
When I think of the number four I
automatically think of large mountains and
buildings or trees standing tall and stalwart in a
forest with roots going deep into the earth,
symbolizing strength, stability and structure.
Mathematically, I think of a square. Symbolically
I see a box with equal sides on top and bottom
representing a safe and dependable world where
rules rule.
I know lots of # 4 people and you prob-
ably do too. They are physically oriented persons,
often found in the field of sports. They are our
skilled tradesmen and women: builders, carpen-
ters, mechanics, masons and draftspersons. We
see them as accountants, architects and physicists,
and perhaps you will know them as proofreaders
or crafters. Above all, they are detail oriented
people who like rules and are guided by them in
all they do.
In my work as a numerologist, I find the
#4 the easiest numeric vibration to spot. I simply
know when someone has a strong 4 influence
going on because he or she comes across as very
practical, organized and sometimes downright
picky. One woman whose chart I had done stands
out, as she had 4’s everywhere, in her birth date as
22/4 as well as her Soul Essence and Personality
numbers (derived from her name analysis). I
could hardly wait to meet her. I wondered how all
that 4 energy had affected her. She told me she
felt secure within the confines of her “box” and
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felt best in a work environment where the rules
did not change and she fully understood what was
expected of her. Having many friends broadened
her world and she felt she contributed a lot in her
line of work. Understandably, she did not like
surprises or sudden unexpected changes. So yet
even in extreme cases such as hers, there are
many ways to grow. Friends and family were the
catalysts that kept her life in balance.
All numbers have a light and shadow side
and here I offer my perceptions for you to ponder.
I find the light side of the #4’s contribution in the
many creative structures that combine beauty and
environmental safety in accord with our rising
“green” consciousness. Detail people keep us safe
in their roles as doctors and scientists. In produc-
tion lines, cautionary rules prevent accidents and
help keep us safe. Where would we be without
someone checking the details?
The shadow side shows the dangers of
rigidity; to build without thought to consequence
is destructive, and compassion is often more
relevant than a rule.
©Sean Gladwell-Fotolia.com
Numerology
Numerology
Number Four
by Shannon Wills
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Numerology is the study of the
signicance of numbers and names,
valuable tools in helping us
understand our purpose in life. This is a
series of articles about the Ruling or Life
Path Numbers and how they
inuence our growth and
development.
To determine your ruling number, add
together all the digits of your birth date, and
then reduce this sum to a single digit (unless
this sum equals 11 or 22). The nal number is
your Ruling Number.
Example: Mar 05, 1967
3 + 05 + 1967 = 31, reduce- 3+1=4
SHANNON WILLS has been a
Metaphysical student for over 40
years. Several years as a profes-
sional channeler assisted her
progress in understanding
spiritual energy. As a Reiki Master
Teacher she has merged the power
of sound to create a unique
healing experience for her clients.
Her interest in Numerology began
in the late 80’s and blossomed
when she discovered a spiritual
connection to numbers.
Welcome everyone, to the world of
numerology. This is part of a series of articles on
the Ruling or Life Path numbers. In this article I
will describe the Ruling # 4.
When I think of the number four I
automatically think of large mountains and
buildings or trees standing tall and stalwart in a
forest with roots going deep into the earth,
symbolizing strength, stability and structure.
Mathematically, I think of a square. Symbolically
I see a box with equal sides on top and bottom
representing a safe and dependable world where
rules rule.
I know lots of # 4 people and you prob-
ably do too. They are physically oriented persons,
often found in the field of sports. They are our
skilled tradesmen and women: builders, carpen-
ters, mechanics, masons and draftspersons. We
see them as accountants, architects and physicists,
and perhaps you will know them as proofreaders
or crafters. Above all, they are detail oriented
people who like rules and are guided by them in
all they do.
In my work as a numerologist, I find the
#4 the easiest numeric vibration to spot. I simply
know when someone has a strong 4 influence
going on because he or she comes across as very
practical, organized and sometimes downright
picky. One woman whose chart I had done stands
out, as she had 4’s everywhere, in her birth date as
22/4 as well as her Soul Essence and Personality
numbers (derived from her name analysis). I
could hardly wait to meet her. I wondered how all
that 4 energy had affected her. She told me she
felt secure within the confines of her “box” and
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felt best in a work environment where the rules
did not change and she fully understood what was
expected of her. Having many friends broadened
her world and she felt she contributed a lot in her
line of work. Understandably, she did not like
surprises or sudden unexpected changes. So yet
even in extreme cases such as hers, there are
many ways to grow. Friends and family were the
catalysts that kept her life in balance.
All numbers have a light and shadow side
and here I offer my perceptions for you to ponder.
I find the light side of the #4’s contribution in the
many creative structures that combine beauty and
environmental safety in accord with our rising
“green” consciousness. Detail people keep us safe
in their roles as doctors and scientists. In produc-
tion lines, cautionary rules prevent accidents and
help keep us safe. Where would we be without
someone checking the details?
The shadow side shows the dangers of
rigidity; to build without thought to consequence
is destructive, and compassion is often more
relevant than a rule.
©Sean Gladwell-Fotolia.com
Numerology
Numerology
Number Four
by Shannon Wills
S
Numerology is the study of the
signicance of numbers and names,
valuable tools in helping us
understand our purpose in life. This is a
series of articles about the Ruling or Life
Path Numbers and how they
inuence our growth and
development.
To determine your ruling number, add
together all the digits of your birth date, and
then reduce this sum to a single digit (unless
this sum equals 11 or 22). The nal number is
your Ruling Number.
Example: Mar 05, 1967
3 + 05 + 1967 = 31, reduce- 3+1=4
SHANNON WILLS has been a
Metaphysical student for over 40
years. Several years as a profes-
sional channeler assisted her
progress in understanding
spiritual energy. As a Reiki Master
Teacher she has merged the power
of sound to create a unique
healing experience for her clients.
Her interest in Numerology began
in the late 80’s and blossomed
when she discovered a spiritual
connection to numbers.
ries of taste—bitter, sweet, sour and so on.
Whatever the case may be, the crop circle
designs are beautiful and Doug Marsh has chosen to
share them with as many people as he can.
“There’s no up and down to most of the
patterns,” he says. “They are beautiful from all
angles. So displaying them horizontally on a table
top is perfect. We can see them just as we would
from the air.”
Whether Doug has created a dramatic table
top, or applied a crop circle design to the side of an
old building, the images draw us in.
“Perhaps these geometric patterns are
archetypical symbols that sensitize us to be moved, a
sort of abnormal transformation that allows us to
abide in vast change,” he says. “The imagery could
be teaching our ego to subside so we can feel impact
in our deep psyche.”
Time and time again I have heard people say
that the vibration on our planet is shifting, changes
are happening. And I have come across people like
Doug, drawn with a passion to recreate or pursue the
meaning behind something extraordinary. We see it
on a physical level with our weather system and
extreme changes in political climates. We feel it on a
spiritual level, a sense of awakening. We have to
wonder, is this all part of that shift? And like Doug,
we need to be open to the possibilities that are
unfolding.
ore than ten thousand crop circles have been
documented over time. Doug Marsh has a
good number of these represented in his art and
scattered about his home, on walls, tables,
cupboards—anywhere he can find a bit of free
space.
When I talked to Doug in his workshop
studio, he told me he took an interest in crop circles
some years back, when no one acknowledged that
they were real, and in fact a person would be
ridiculed for presuming that they were anything but
a hoax. Fortunately the in-depth research that has
been compiled about these amazing creations has
mushroomed into awareness through videos, books
and of course the internet.
When Doug started his research his heart
leapt with a sense of recognition, and his fascination
with the concept that the crop circles could be
important messages has stuck with him. One circle
has particularly captivated him; he’s drawn to it as if
it could be an intergalactic symbol—a corporate
logo that you might see on a spaceship or equip-
ment.
Often the circles appear to tie in with sacred
geometry. The above mentioned, for example, with
nine fold geometry on the outside and six fold on the
inside. Doug reasons that many of these patterns
could be representative of beautiful eco-gardening
designs, utilizing each section for different catego-
M
The Art of Crop Circles
by Dorothy Jeanne Engst
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ries of taste—bitter, sweet, sour and so on.
Whatever the case may be, the crop circle
designs are beautiful and Doug Marsh has chosen to
share them with as many people as he can.
“There’s no up and down to most of the
patterns,” he says. “They are beautiful from all
angles. So displaying them horizontally on a table
top is perfect. We can see them just as we would
from the air.”
Whether Doug has created a dramatic table
top, or applied a crop circle design to the side of an
old building, the images draw us in.
“Perhaps these geometric patterns are
archetypical symbols that sensitize us to be moved, a
sort of abnormal transformation that allows us to
abide in vast change,” he says. “The imagery could
be teaching our ego to subside so we can feel impact
in our deep psyche.”
Time and time again I have heard people say
that the vibration on our planet is shifting, changes
are happening. And I have come across people like
Doug, drawn with a passion to recreate or pursue the
meaning behind something extraordinary. We see it
on a physical level with our weather system and
extreme changes in political climates. We feel it on a
spiritual level, a sense of awakening. We have to
wonder, is this all part of that shift? And like Doug,
we need to be open to the possibilities that are
unfolding.
ore than ten thousand crop circles have been
documented over time. Doug Marsh has a
good number of these represented in his art and
scattered about his home, on walls, tables,
cupboards—anywhere he can find a bit of free
space.
When I talked to Doug in his workshop
studio, he told me he took an interest in crop circles
some years back, when no one acknowledged that
they were real, and in fact a person would be
ridiculed for presuming that they were anything but
a hoax. Fortunately the in-depth research that has
been compiled about these amazing creations has
mushroomed into awareness through videos, books
and of course the internet.
When Doug started his research his heart
leapt with a sense of recognition, and his fascination
with the concept that the crop circles could be
important messages has stuck with him. One circle
has particularly captivated him; he’s drawn to it as if
it could be an intergalactic symbol—a corporate
logo that you might see on a spaceship or equip-
ment.
Often the circles appear to tie in with sacred
geometry. The above mentioned, for example, with
nine fold geometry on the outside and six fold on the
inside. Doug reasons that many of these patterns
could be representative of beautiful eco-gardening
designs, utilizing each section for different catego-
M
The Art of Crop Circles
by Dorothy Jeanne Engst
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he front of the cavernous room was dark
with only a dim light at the back scarcely
allowing me to see my way to the row of seats. My
appointment time was 5 AM. Better than most I say.
At least I was able to get some sleep before this
unknown experience was about to begin.
Here I am in Las Vegas, where I am attend-
ing a three day seminar with Stuart Wilde. I have
signed up for an “etheric energy healing” with
Stuart’s “peeps,” Khris Krepcik and friends. I can
feel a flutter of anticipation in my belly. I don’t
know what to expect personally, though generally
this is described as a clearing and a repair of the
fractal codes. What is it going to feel like? I have no
idea.
A man calls out my name. I raise my hand
and he takes me to the front of the room in the
middle of an open area. In the darkness I cannot see
his eyes but his voice is soothing my nerves as he
instructs me in my breathing and he begins to push
heavily on different areas of my body. This pressure
helps to release stuck energy and apparently I have a
lot of it. He tells me that I am empathic so I feel
others’ emotions. That in itself is not a bad thing, the
issue is that I am not releasing it immediately. He
gives me some tips that I have since found work
easily.
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I was also instructed to use fire as a tool to
help transmute this energy and when I arrived home
from this trip my body immediately manifested a
high fever (an internal fire). Day two of my delirium
I was surrounded by a group of energy beings that I
have worked with before and I proceeded to feel
pressure, as if someone were pushing energy out of
my head. I could feel the cloud of energy as it
shifted out of my head and moved down my body. It
became stuck at each chakra creating intense pain
and then it would shift again as it continued its path
down my body and out my feet.
When it had completed the journey from my
head (which I felt was the illness that I currently
encountered), I began to feel a stirring in my midsec-
tion. This is the area where I was told that I carry
others’ emotional baggage. Intense pressure
followed and I could almost see, and I could
certainly feel, a cloud of energy rise up and begin
traveling down my body, the destination being the
exit at my feet. Over and over this process repeated
itself, the pressure in my midsection, the lifting of
the energy, the traveling down my body
and the exiting through my feet (I have a new
appreciation for my feet. On top of carrying me
throughout my life to some amazing places and
beyond, they have now transferred a whole lot of
energy.) This process continued for over an hour as I
continued to release old stuck energy that I had
unknowingly acquired.
I have gained a new awareness for the
emotional energy of others and through the help of
Stuart Wilde’s friends, the clearing process has
begun. I continue to assist others as I did before,
though now I have the extra tools added. I can be
fully present as I listen to their experiences. Offering
compassion and understanding, and then…I take a
moment to release it.
Metaphysics
AHRINA K NIELSEN started her metaphysical journey 21
years ago when she discovered Stuart Wilde and Carlos
Castaneda. She began pursuing her clairvoyant and
mediumship development four years ago and has been
working professionally since 2006.
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ee Simmons grew up in a home
with a predominant underlying
current of spirituality. Both his father and
brother are energy healers. Lee opted to
go corporate. As a professional photogra-
pher for more than 10 years, he co-owned
five successful retail photography stores
and led a very busy life.
Changes in his personal life
awakened Lee to the importance of
family values and as a result Lee stepped
away from his corporate lifestyle. In no
time he found himself lost in the world of
crystal photography.
The beauty is that the photo-
graphs inspire discussion. Do they
contain energy? If so, what kind? “Every-
one who looks at the photos sees some-
thing different,” he says. “And that’s
good, because everyone’s own percep-
tions are truth.”
If you would like to see more of
Lee’s photos visit -
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Drawn to Crystals
by Dorothy Jeanne Engst
Dreamweaver
Sacred Space
Grounding
Support
Protection
Transmutation
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ee Simmons grew up in a home
with a predominant underlying
current of spirituality. Both his father and
brother are energy healers. Lee opted to
go corporate. As a professional photogra-
pher for more than 10 years, he co-owned
five successful retail photography stores
and led a very busy life.
Changes in his personal life
awakened Lee to the importance of
family values and as a result Lee stepped
away from his corporate lifestyle. In no
time he found himself lost in the world of
crystal photography.
The beauty is that the photo-
graphs inspire discussion. Do they
contain energy? If so, what kind? “Every-
one who looks at the photos sees some-
thing different,” he says. “And that’s
good, because everyone’s own percep-
tions are truth.”
If you would like to see more of
Lee’s photos visit -
www.thesecretworldofcrystals.com
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Drawn to Crystals
by Dorothy Jeanne Engst
Dreamweaver
Sacred Space
Grounding
Support
Protection
Transmutation
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fter the summer ended I spent time
reflecting and had to wonder, where did
the summer go?
One of the most pleasant duties I have
had this year was providing the ceremony for the
sacred covenant of marriage. As a minister I take
this duty very seriously and when asked to
perform the ceremony I feel that an integral part
of my role is to imbue the process with a sense of
sacredness, spirituality and celebration.
I read the following Spirit View of
Marriage, taken from the book “Silver Birch
Companion” edited by Tony Ortzen.
“Man lives upon three planes of life. He
is a spirit, he has a mind, and he has a body. It is
when he is conscious of his existence on these
three planes and learns how to harmonize these
three aspects of one life that he begins to achieve
some of the fullness of his own individuality.
“Body, mind and spirit;
all three aspects of one life, and it
is the function of those who return
from the greater life to impart
knowledge that those who
still dwell on earth may
realize how to express all
the faculties with which the
Great Spirit has endowed
them. Man and woman
are complementary
to one another. Each
has qualities the
other lacks.
When there
is a perfect
harmony, when two halves
make one whole, there,
indeed, is the fullness of
the great plan expressed.”
A native of Salt
Spring Island,
CAROL SPENCER
established the
Continuous Light
Sanctuary in 1999.
Continuous Light is
a society dedicated to
spiritualism, where
gatherings are held
to share the
philosophy and gifts
of spirit.
Carol teaches
meditation, healing,
clairvoyance and
psychic awareness.
A Spirit View of Marriage
by Carol Spencer
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The vows that are spoken on the wedding
day require careful consideration. The words
chosen should reflect the sacredness of the
commitment entered into. It is a commitment that
is made not only to each other but also to the
universe and in front of family and friends.
To all people who have entered into this
sacred covenant, I wish you health, wealth and
success in all of your lives together.
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to the unknown. It is a journey of self discovery that gives one a warm and wonderful
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By Ehsida Bisset
This book is about the mind and pure consciousness. Some of the many mental
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sion, eating disorders, heartbreak, panic attacks, compulsive emotions and many more.
Bisset has designed what she calls The Witnessing Technique” to help our pure
consciousness overcome our pre-programmed egos. Those who are spiritualists will know
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The Cure for All Cancers
By Dr. Hulda Regehr Clark, Ph.D., N.D.
If you have cancer or are concerned about it then this is worthwhile reading. Dr. Hulda
Regehr Clark dedicated her life to the study of cancer. Through her research ndings she
showed there is a single cause for all cancers, this being a parasite. This book takes us
through steps to eliminate harmful chemicals from our bodies to promote healthy
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Volume 2, Issue 2 - True Blue Spirit - Page 57
HEATHER K. ELRIX resides in Chemainus where
she has worked actively in astrology, massage and
the healing arts for many years. 250-246-1447
ARIES – Fire
As the soldiers of our race, first upon the battlefields. How can you
fight for your planet? She, your earthen Mother needs great help.
You have the ability – rise up – take action. Don’t allow people
around you to give up. Need help with hope? Fight harder for our
Mother & the children of the earth are worthy.
TAURUS – Earth
Expectation - a powerful force. A force of thought – therefore an
action. As long as you do your best – at all times! You may expect
that of others. Being mindful – is - mind is connected to conscious-
ness – mind correlates to brain – brain conducts body. Mind over
matter, at all times. (Mind – consciousness – spirit) (Matter – body –
physical) So – be present – set priorities – & be Light. Remembering
Light = Love.
GEMINIAir
Generally extroverts, we dualists are Tribal Beings. We know
socialnesses & society’s stiff some-whatnesses – but what of the
ancient people, our ancestors? Their divine spark is in you! Grow it
– teach it – honour it! To thine own self be true. Mankind was
brought here by the stars. Our innate desire to survive – for the
future generations is! essential to our existence. Ancient ways are – a
way – wake it up & invest-I-gate.
CANCER – Water
Within our true self – our essence – is – to be – free! We are! Yet old
programs of fear – keep us caught. That is – no longer acceptable.
Believe the truth! We have enough resources – re-source – for all to
live upon a healthy, heavenly earth. A sustainable, green life can be –
for all. All beings – are animal & plant kingdoms – all sentient
beings, all we care for – all share our true instinctual sense of
survival. You are not alone.
LEO – Fire
Becoming your own sovereign being is a beginning – you live in a
kingdom. You are in charge of you. Stop giving away your power –
it is your choice. Your choice – is your power. Not power/control –
fear sense – I mean your true integrity. If it does not feel good – then
listen. Your inner bell is your true self. Your own resonance is your
emotions. Drum & Dance to is.
VIRGO – Earth
We know the Abundance of the world is overwhelming – we just
haven’t figured out how to do it, how to share, our ideas, our energy,
our abundances, of our lovely world.
Help! – Stop raping, pillaging, bombing – women, children, each
other, other countries, the earth, ... & now the moon. Enough is
already! It is NOT acceptable. It is simple – just – stop. Stop using
convoluted systems, denounce the corporations that do! The wrong
& the harm outweighs any good! At this time (now) you are a being
of divine light. Your path is love & kindness. Walk upon it, as you
stand in truth – you become light. Take it on & shine.
LIBRAAir
You Libras love libation. Just out of the blue, how about getting
romantic? & not about work. Why not get tickets for two?? – grab
that special one & try . . . Ecuador???
SCORPIO – Water
Radical is a gift - of sense & time. It is time to know the critical
state of our environment. Without ecosystems we do not survive. It
is common knowledge – our ecosystems are failing. Due to toxic
intake – due to humannesses – due to pharmaceutical companies.
The pharmaceutical corruption has been exposed – we may no
longer accept such company – within our presence. So be it.
Ecosystems are systems that naturally work – we humans are our
own ecosystem – eco-villages make sense – period.
SAGITTARIUS – Fire
Do we think fear part of fire? Action and anger are fire driven.
Passion is fire! Fire is also SPIRIT. Keeping the faith and trusting in
spirit will CREATE on a connected level. We are ever – transform-
ing into different dimensional consciousnesses ~Hallelujah~ Here’s
to you, you trailblazer. Happy Birthday!! & many more.
CAPRICORN – Earth
Excerpt from EcoNews, October 2009. “Since the start of the
industrial age, the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmo-
sphere has increased by 42%.” So what’s this? This is to learn about
carbon, the carbon cycle, and the atmosphere and then act on what
we have learned. If we succeed – we live – if we fail – we die – so
let’s learn.
AQUARIUSAir
You have always known integrity is priceless – you have always
known sovereignty is your true strength – you have always been a
Rainbow Warrior – know what you innately know – now! & know –
my Dearest Messenger – I pray for you.
PISCES – Water
As we begin anew may your path, be true, all ways.
BLESSINGS
Astrology
Astrology
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she has worked actively in astrology, massage and
the healing arts for many years. 250-246-1447
ARIES – Fire
As the soldiers of our race, first upon the battlefields. How can you
fight for your planet? She, your earthen Mother needs great help.
You have the ability – rise up – take action. Don’t allow people
around you to give up. Need help with hope? Fight harder for our
Mother & the children of the earth are worthy.
TAURUS – Earth
Expectation - a powerful force. A force of thought – therefore an
action. As long as you do your best – at all times! You may expect
that of others. Being mindful – is - mind is connected to conscious-
ness – mind correlates to brain – brain conducts body. Mind over
matter, at all times. (Mind – consciousness – spirit) (Matter – body –
physical) So – be present – set priorities – & be Light. Remembering
Light = Love.
GEMINIAir
Generally extroverts, we dualists are Tribal Beings. We know
socialnesses & society’s stiff some-whatnesses – but what of the
ancient people, our ancestors? Their divine spark is in you! Grow it
– teach it – honour it! To thine own self be true. Mankind was
brought here by the stars. Our innate desire to survive – for the
future generations is! essential to our existence. Ancient ways are – a
way – wake it up & invest-I-gate.
CANCER – Water
Within our true self – our essence – is – to be – free! We are! Yet old
programs of fear – keep us caught. That is – no longer acceptable.
Believe the truth! We have enough resources – re-source – for all to
live upon a healthy, heavenly earth. A sustainable, green life can be –
for all. All beings – are animal & plant kingdoms – all sentient
beings, all we care for – all share our true instinctual sense of
survival. You are not alone.
LEO – Fire
Becoming your own sovereign being is a beginning – you live in a
kingdom. You are in charge of you. Stop giving away your power –
it is your choice. Your choice – is your power. Not power/control –
fear sense – I mean your true integrity. If it does not feel good – then
listen. Your inner bell is your true self. Your own resonance is your
emotions. Drum & Dance to is.
VIRGO – Earth
We know the Abundance of the world is overwhelming – we just
haven’t figured out how to do it, how to share, our ideas, our energy,
our abundances, of our lovely world.
Help! – Stop raping, pillaging, bombing – women, children, each
other, other countries, the earth, ... & now the moon. Enough is
already! It is NOT acceptable. It is simple – just – stop. Stop using
convoluted systems, denounce the corporations that do! The wrong
& the harm outweighs any good! At this time (now) you are a being
of divine light. Your path is love & kindness. Walk upon it, as you
stand in truth – you become light. Take it on & shine.
LIBRAAir
You Libras love libation. Just out of the blue, how about getting
romantic? & not about work. Why not get tickets for two?? – grab
that special one & try . . . Ecuador???
SCORPIO – Water
Radical is a gift - of sense & time. It is time to know the critical
state of our environment. Without ecosystems we do not survive. It
is common knowledge – our ecosystems are failing. Due to toxic
intake – due to humannesses – due to pharmaceutical companies.
The pharmaceutical corruption has been exposed – we may no
longer accept such company – within our presence. So be it.
Ecosystems are systems that naturally work – we humans are our
own ecosystem – eco-villages make sense – period.
SAGITTARIUS – Fire
Do we think fear part of fire? Action and anger are fire driven.
Passion is fire! Fire is also SPIRIT. Keeping the faith and trusting in
spirit will CREATE on a connected level. We are ever – transform-
ing into different dimensional consciousnesses ~Hallelujah~ Here’s
to you, you trailblazer. Happy Birthday!! & many more.
CAPRICORN – Earth
Excerpt from EcoNews, October 2009. “Since the start of the
industrial age, the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmo-
sphere has increased by 42%.” So what’s this? This is to learn about
carbon, the carbon cycle, and the atmosphere and then act on what
we have learned. If we succeed – we live – if we fail – we die – so
let’s learn.
AQUARIUSAir
You have always known integrity is priceless – you have always
known sovereignty is your true strength – you have always been a
Rainbow Warrior – know what you innately know – now! & know –
my Dearest Messenger – I pray for you.
PISCES – Water
As we begin anew may your path, be true, all ways.
BLESSINGS
Astrology
Astrology
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