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AOL Bulletin – 3rd May 2017 – Bless the Day

The aim of this week’s newsletter is to remind you to bless each day you are alive.

F.Y.I.

CHOICES THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE …

Caroline Myss

Published on Apr 3, 2017

Caroline MyssCaroline doesn’t hold back, she states it as she sees it, she says if you think negatively in any way, such as ‘poor me’ or blame another, she says your vibrations or thoughts are toxic and even affirmations won’t work. Telling lies and expecting to be healed won’t work either.  Then she finishes with the most positive thought, so do listen.   In her unique style, she talks about 3 key choices people can make to change their life.  True wisdom, with humour, makes this a compelling talk.
A must watch … 25 minute Youtube, click here


HOW SACRED RITUALS CAN TRANSFORM YOUR DAILY LIFE

Power Of Ritualby Azriel Re’Shel, Yoga Teacher, Writer and Healing Facilitator.
Starting your day with a simple five minute ritual can change the way you experience life over time.
Rituals put us in contact with the forces moving the universe, that energy that is within all life. We are said to have about 25,000 mornings as an adult. How will you start your day?  Will you start with sacredness, with a ritual that sets your day as an amazing opportunity to be alive and connect with other people and animals, an opportunity to express your creativity and enjoy this beautiful planet, or will you drag yourself out of bed going: “Oh God, another day of work!”
In essence a ritual is about bringing sacredness into your life, and about honouring something greater than you and I. It is about honouring the mystery, and the bringer of life in all things, from the flowers, to the trees, to the birds, the tiny caterpillar glistening on a fresh leaf, or the waking sun, and the moonlight. There is a divine force that moves through all things, like a river, enlivening all of life. It is the same force that moves the plant to flower, the wolf to howl, or lights up a baby’s face.
 “Ritual is the passageway of the soul into the Infinite”  – Algernon Blackwood.
To read more click here 


 5 Minute Miracle – Meditation

5 Minute MeditationIn just five minutes per day, your entire worldview can be shifted with the help of meditation. Experience a daily miracle by listening to a positive, guided meditation that gives realistic and empowering advice on life’s challenges.

Note:  If we can have anything we want, why not visualise Peace for the World. ….Rosemary

Click here to listen.


 GOOD NEWS STORY FOR THE WEEK …

AMAZING NEW SOLUTION FOR THE HOMELESS AND REFUGEES …

One visionary female artist may have the answer …

Homeless ShelterInspired by the plight of Syrian refugees unfolding on her doorstep in the Middle East, Abeer Seikaly set to work to find a way of helping.
The Jordanian architect, artist and designer created a beautiful and supremely practical housing solution, came up with a design prototype and won the international Lexus Design award.  Abeer Seikaly has been working on developing a prototype for four years. At this stage, she’s done a mock-up tent and is working right now on the second mock-up, which should be developed by next year. It will hopefully be a fully functioning prototype, which she plans to test on an expedition to the Mount Everest summit in 2018. To read more click here

Invitation : If you have a YouTube clip, encouraging words or a suggested speaker you would like to share, please let us know. Email us with your suggestions on info@aol.org.au.


Facebook AOL LogoWHAT’S ON AT AOL On Monday Nights

Where : Mosman Arts & Community Centre, Cnr of Art Gallery Way and Myahgah Road.
When: Monday Nights 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Entry : $20.00 (You can still pay $15 plus fees on Eventbrite),
Concession for Pensioners or Students: $10.00 Includes light refreshments.
Finish time is 9.30pm.

ALL WELCOME – ENJOY LOVE, LIGHT & LAUGHTER

 Monday 8th May 2017

The Academy of Light presents something New!!

A Practical Workshop on Psychic Development and Mediumship over an unprecedented 2 weeks
by GABRIEL MARKS.

Gabriel Marks WebsiteWEEK ONE: Activation of Your Psychic Faculties.

You were born with a temporary inherent intuitive and Psychic ability. I say ‘temporary’ because for most of us, through various childhood experiences, we were taught to shut this side of us down. We were taught that to be successful we had to use the logical and analytical side of the brain. We were taught that thinking rather than feeling was the way forward. But despite these old patterns there is a building desire in each of us to reawaken our intuition and reclaim our Psychic abilities.
Please bring a pen and paper or notebook for this practical workshop.

“If the idea of being able to receive extraordinary insights about others through the activation of your Psychic faculties excites you then this is a night you won’t want to miss.”
Eventbrite - A Practical Workshop on Psychic Development over 2 weeks by GABRIEL MARKS.

*Please note our door ticket prices for general admission is $20.
All general bookings via Eventbrite remain at $15 plus booking fees. Concession prices will remain the same – $10. Ticket prices include light refreshments.
**We look forward to seeing you at our event but if something comes up refunds will be given with 24 hours notice prior to the event.


Monday 15th May 2017

WEEK TWO: Mediumship Development.

When most people think of the dead they think of haunted houses or cemeteries.
But in reality Patrick Swayze summed it up quite well in the movie Ghost. Discarnate people are very much alive and well, albeit living in a non-physical dimension. And there is an amazing eagerness that emanates from them whereby they wish to continue to interact with family and friends ‘left behind’. And fortunately with us humans there is a growing desire to learn how to connect and communicate with our passed over loved ones.
There is nothing more thrilling as a Medium than making a connection to the other side and having your evidence and information validated by your client. So, in this practical workshop Gabriel will be presenting exercises for you to tap into your Psychic and Mediumistic abilities. It will be thought provoking and interactive, as we further delve into your sixth sense.
Please bring a pen and paper or notebook for this practical workshop.

“There is nothing more thrilling as a Medium than making a connection to the other side.”

ABOUT GABRIEL MARKS:
Gabriel has been studying and developing as a Psychic Medium for almost a decade. Learning about the mechanics of Psychic Mediumship, spiritual development and the afterlife has been a passion that continues to take him to new levels of spiritual awareness with each passing day.
Email: gabrielmarks@live.com
Mobile: 0411 459 126
Website: www.gabriel-marks.com

Note: The Academy wishes to thank Gabriel for his time and generosity.

Eventbrite - A Practical Workshop on Psychic Development over 2 weeks by GABRIEL MARKS.
*Please note our door ticket prices for general admission is $20.
All general bookings via Eventbrite remain at $15 plus booking fees. Concession prices will remain the same – $10. Ticket prices include light refreshments.
**We look forward to seeing you at our event but if something comes up refunds will be given with 24 hours notice prior to the event.


 

Academy of Light LogoIn and Around the Academy with Ari Porter

Before we started the sound journey Rosemary reminded us that the quality of our thoughts had a major impact on the quality of our life. Even our positive affirmations will be overwhelmed if we lapse back into negative thoughts the rest of the time. I love it when synchronicities happen to reinforce a message that has been bought to our attention. And that days message from Abraham Hicks was :

“You’re picky about the car you drive. You’re picky about what you wear. You’re picky about what you put in your
mouth. We want you to be pickier about what you think”

The sound can help clear our cells, so we have a clean page to start with. It is up to us to what we write on it.
Then the beautiful journey began, the sound of each artist flowing like waves over our consciousness
John started with the gentle hum of a Tibetan bell.
Ellie gave a beautiful personalised version of the mantra “Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu”.
Paulien followed with her monochord and chants, which bring a Native American connection to me.
Jewels with her crystal bowls, each one tuned to the vibration of a chakra.
Ellie returning with “Om Mani padmi Hum” accompanied by Joe with the deeper masculine tones
Chimes over our heads like drops of musical light
Paulien’s Tibetan bowls and tones leading us to another level
John’s signature Tibetan Gongs, waxing and waning, to the end of the Journey

Each night has its own feel and for me tonight had a gentle, caressing touch that left us feeling so loved.

Evidently it wasn’t just us that appreciated the night, as a clairvoyant friend who had come for the first time remarked on how many other extra dimensional visitors had been attracted to join us.
Many thanks to all those who contributed and if you would like to contact them to experience more of their gifts, see their contact details below.

John and the Gongs: www.powerofthegong.com.au
Julie (Jewels) Wakeman: Jewels@soundstoground.com.au
Ellie Francis: daniellefrances@gmail.com

Joe Vandermeer : joevandermeer@hotmail.com
Paulien Gort: http://www.whiteravenhealing.com.au/

NOTE:  Our next Sound Event will be on the 5th June.  Treat yourself to wonderful upliftment.


Thought Of The Week …

buddha 2You do not attract what you want, you attract what you are … Wayne Dyer


Affirmation – say daily and slowly, feel it, believe it …

 AbundanceRight now, I accept the abundance that is flowing into my life.


HEALTH TIP –  Learn how to use Tapping for Weight Loss and Body Confidence:Nick Ortner and EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques).

Nick OrtnerEFT, otherwise known as Emotional Freedom Techniques, is a type of Meridian Tapping that combines ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology with startling results.
Tapping can help people overcome many issues. From pain relief, to healing childhood traumas, to clearing limiting financial beliefs, to weight loss, body image and food cravings, to fears and phobias, Tapping is proving to be a powerful, well-researched and easy to learn and apply technique.
Tapping utilizes the body’s energy meridian points by stimulating them with your fingertips – literally tapping into your body’s own energy and healing power.
Your body is more powerful than you can imagine… filled with life, energy, and a compelling ability for self-healing. With Tapping, you can take control of that power.

Just 22 minutes long and probably the most productive 22 minutes you have spent for a long time.  Click here to watch.


EVENTS

Women’s Sacred Dreaming

Womens Dreaming Ready to expand into your bigger self and what you know is possible for your life?
Gift yourself this day of dreaming, questing, embodied sound and initiation immersed within sacred land energies with other heart centered women.
If you’ve been feeling creatively stuck, held back, or anxious about moving forward on the next level of your life, dreaming and intentions, this daylong immersion in a sacred circle of supportive women nestled in the abundance of beauty in the Blue Mountains will provide the refreshing inspiration, clarity, and connection you need so that you can start to fly in an effortless way towards what has been tugging at your heart.

Sunday 21 May 2017, 11am-5pm
Venue: The Inner Space

96A Camp Street, Katoomba, NSW
Bring a brown bag lunch. Tea and coffee is provided.
Click here for more information and to Register
Any questions you may have about the Women’s Sacred Dreaming workshop contact Phoebe Allwell, registered psychotherapist, master healer, educator, and pioneer of the Embodied Presence Process and Neural Transmission Repatterning (NTR) Therapy.
You can call Phoebe direct on 0418 296107 or email : phoebe@embodiedpresence.com.au


 Eve Consciousness

TONIGHT!

Dr Leslie Wells EVE Consciousness – Creating the life of your dreams

Place: Church Christ St Laurence; 812 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Date : May 3rd 2017
Time : 6:30pm -9:00pm
Cost : A donation from the heart would be appreciated to help cover the costs of hiring the hall

Spirit has been working in amazing ways… we have Dr.Leslie guided to visit us here in Sydney and Canberra; during her ‘flying’ visit back down under. Dr. Leslie has presented ‘E.V.E Consciousness’ all around the World. Now we have a very privileged opportunity to enjoy her gifts she offers so generously. As an inspirational international speaker, doctor of chiropractic, author, radio talk show and TV host, healing facilitator and a Minister, she is used by the Holy Spirit as a portal for communication and energetic change. This is leading edge and very exciting for us to hear Dr. Leslie speaking about the new state of consciousness called E.V.E Consciousness. (Energetic Vibrational Exchange) helping you understand how to rise above and move forward in these changing times… and create the life, you dream of.
During the evening, Dr. Leslie will also be offering deeper conversation and questions with Holy Spirit with guided
answers/direction . Leslie will also be available for Personal sessions during her stay. [ Wednesday 3rd Mayl] Connect with her via email for appointments and details: Leslie Wells (lesliewells5@gmail.com) Dr Leslie photo
Do check her website: http://www.eveconsciousness.com/
http://www.bridgeholistichealing.com/
You wont regret coming along, she is offering to come back to conduct a full days course in 8 weeks time. $20 is suggested “koha” or a donation from the heart.
Further information Contact Natalie 0424168812

Note from the Academy : We heard that Dr Leslie has been channelling Edgar Cayce recently so he may even come through on the night !


AN AMAZON ADVENTURE WITH PLANT MEDICINE

Amazon AdventureJoin us for an adventure of a life time, connect with nature and bring forth your visions.
Experience the thrill of living in the Amazon to manifest your dreams and heal your wounds using plant medicine.
Teachings and ceremonies with Shipibo Shamans and Ayahuasca. Though it is not compulsory to attend Ayahuasca ceremonies.
Enjoy tracking with Indigenous guides sharing their wisdom and learn how to connect with nature.
Canoe on the Amazon river.
Witness natures beauty.
MOST IMPORTANT – time to chill and reflect…..
INCLUDES
>> 3 nights in Iquitos – includes hotel and breakfast
>> Visiting animal sanctuary
>> 8 nights at Ayahuma Centre
>> Accommodation
>> Transfers
>> Includes food for the 9 days in the Amazon
>> Jungle walks with Indigenous teachings
>> 3 Flower Baths for cleansing and protection
>> Protection ceremony with plants
>> Ayahuasca ceremonies
>> Day and night canoe rides
>> Private consultation with shaman
>> Guided shamanic meditations – releasing blockages
>> Teachings from Shipibo Shaman and Alkehela
>> Craft demonstration and Indigenous markets
>> Teachings prior to trip for preparation
>> Smoke ceremony with master tree
>> Plant Ink tattoo for protection by shaman
>> Mud bath
>> Group de-brief upon return
>> 1hr private consultation to discuss experience with Christina and how to move forward.
>> $50 off Alkehela treatment

Benefits:

The benefits of joining this great adventure:
– Be part of a small and intimate group – there is a max 8 people
– Get to experience the wisdom of the Shipibo shamans.
– Private consultations with shamans.
– Take time out for yourself to just be and clear your mind.
– Experience the thrill of the Amazon.
– Attend ceremonies and feel supported on your journey of self discovery.
– Release any doubts and fears that are sabotaging you.
– Amazing facilities with modern utilities.

– Experience traditional foods from the region

Cost: $2,400 USD ensuite $2,450 USD
Deposit: $500 USD by 1st May (non refundible)
* airfares not included.

Contact: Christina 0412 606098

alkehela@gmail.com
Click here for our facebook event

 


COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

WOMEN’S DREAM QUEST.

Womens Dream QuestJudith Tripp is bringing her superb ‘Women’s Dream Quest’ to Australia this September. Join us for a weekend of labyrinth walking, meditation, song and gentle healing process. We’ll create a sacred women’s circle, connecting to all the sacred circles formed over the last thirty years of Women’s Dream Quests around the world, listening deeply for our role at this pivotal time in the life of our planet. Judith is a psychotherapist who leads pilgrimages and Dream Quests in the US and Europe.

For more information and to register go to http://www.veriditas.org/wdq
15th-17th September at Amberley, Lower Plenty, VIC
22nd-24th September at St Josephs, Kincumber, NSW


Mother Meera in Australia

Mother MeeraWe are very happy and privileged to announce, that Mother Meera will return to Australia in June 2017.
Mother will visit the following cities: Sydney, Melbourne and Gold Coast.

Mother Meera is one of the most widely revered and loved manifestations of the Divine Mother.During her travels around the globe, Mother Meera gives her unique blessing of Darshan. The free transmission of Light, Love and Grace is Her gift to the world.

“For this I came-to open your hearts to the light.” Mother Meera
Mother Meera has no interest in conversion or in changing anyone’s faith or creed. This is simply irrelevant for her.
Neither is Mother a Guru who takes disciples. She is simply a Divine Mother for everyone who turns to Her.
During her visits, several people travelled interstate to Gold Coast, Melbourne or the Sydney events so they could see her more than once. And some of you may wish to do something similar during this November trip.

The Dates

  • Gold Coast, Fri. June 16, 2017, 10 am and 1 pm,
  • Sydney, Sat. June 17, 2017, 10 am and 1 pm,
  • Melbourne, Sun. June 18, 2017, 10 am and 1 pm,

You can visit Darshan at all three places, but only ONE Darshan per day, Reservation is necessary – please see below.

Mother Meera Team [Australia]


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