AOL Bulletin – 16th September, 2015 – Tips for Ascension

The aim of this week’s newsletter is to remind us to connect to Spirit


 The Difference Between Soul, Spirit and Higher Self

michael-roads-logoYou and I are souls clothed in both a physical body and identity. It is soul that is supposed to incarnate from one so-called lifetime to another, but the words we use to describe this tend to create a false picture. The suggested image is that we die, then through rebirth we incarnate onto Earth once again. In other words, the image is birth, death and rebirth, over and over. This image is false.
Personally, I do not like to use the term ‘Higher’ Self. Higher Self implies that the identity – I/me – is a lower self, and this is not true. You and I are soul/Self on a journey to discover the ‘I Am’ Self through the experiences of the identity/soul self. This is why we are here. There is no other reason. Ambition, goal setting, and all the ‘trappings of success’ are exactly that, subtle traps that feed the fears of identity/ego while further trapping identity/ego in illusion.  To read more of this article …click here

Higher Self Meditation

Ascension MeditationThis is a guided meditation by Cameron Day for re-connecting to your higher self, and also activating your Crown chakra and Pineal gland.

Youtube 9.5 mins – to watch, click here  

 William Buhlman speaking on Out of Body experiences

William BuhlmanWilliam Buhlman, best-selling author, teacher, and leading expert on the subject of out-of-body experiences, presented the keynote address at the 2014 Professional Seminar at The Monroe Institute.
He describes how OBEs can prepare us for an enlightened transition and why self-initiated OBEs are a direct and powerful spiritual path. He also explored an overview of the many methods available to effectively initiate OBEs and navigate the nonphysical realities.
This is a long one but well worth the effort of watching – 1.5 hrs.
We usually look for short videos because we know you are busy people but this one is so enlightening about OBE’s (Out of Body Experiences) that we suggest you turn off the TV one night and watch and listen.  You will be enthralled and be much, much wiser about how consciousness works….Rosemary and Peggy,  click here:


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Where : Mosman Arts & Community Centre, Cnr of Art Gallery Way and Myahgah Road. When: Monday Nights 7.30pm – 9.30pm Entry : $15.00, Concession $10.00 Finish time is 9.30pm


MONDAY, 21st September 2015 at 7.30pm


With Julia Smith and Rosemary Butterworth

Julia Smith - Inner Tranquillity & PeaceRosemary Butterworth - Michael's MessengerWe are excited to share some of the new work of James Hurtak, author of Keys of Enoch. He describes the Overself Body and the steps necessary to rediscover that greater persona of being. (The awakened Overself cannot be achieved completely in isolation.)

As we ascend, there is an awakening.  Our other bodies ‘stir’ as we connect to them.  It is said that we have 5 bodies and each has a function but they are ‘dormant’ until our consciousness connects with them.
Find out your true purpose…
We need to start this at the 3rd Dimensional level by being present.  By being present, we can take the first step to a supra consciousness state.  We have the opportunity to ascend.

Tonight we will also experience what it is like to be present and at the same time notice what our minds are doing and the importance of pictographs and sound. We are going to look at simple ways, and practice them together and set intentions and ask the Masters to empower these intentions.  Then place these intentions into our hearts during a meditation. 
As we ascend, there are angels and Masters to guide us.  Tonight we will learn their names and feel their energy as we expand our awareness and consciousness.
“To leave the 3rd dimension we have to first be present.”     Rosemary  –
Julia Smith from Inner Tranquillity and Peace says “Every organ and body part vibrates to its own sound tone and stress and our lifestyles can cause its resonance to go off key, contributing to illness, emotional stress and not feeling right with the world.”
Last time Julia spoke at the Academy she shared with us simple tips she uses daily to bring her mind back to the present.
Contact Julia: Website:


MONDAY, 28th September 2015 at 7.30pm

John Butterworth

and JOE VAN der MEER

Come along, turn up to sit or lie down in the wonderful sacred geometry of the Grand Hall to surrender, bliss out and receive sound vibrations THAT MAY TAKE YOU OUT OF BODY!  while John and Marc bathe you in extraordinary sound through Marc’s virtuoso didgeridoo, and John’s gongs, Tibetan bowls & bells, chimes, rainstick and ocean drum plus the voice of Joe Vandermeer.
By surrendering, with a quiet mind, to the sound of the giant gongs, didgeridoo and other musical instruments, the natural intelligence of our body can entrain back to a state of wellbeing.  It is then up to you to maintain that state by modifying what you think and consume.
Everything in creation has its own natural rate of vibration which can be accelerated or decreased by other sources of vibration by the scientific law of sympathetic resonance or entrainment.
Bring a rug/blanket and pillow to lie down or sit as you allow your body to be immersed in these wonderful therapeutic and consciousness-expanding sound waves.
The cells of our bodies tune into these beautiful sounds whether from dig gongs, drums, bowls, bells, voice and release toxins embedded thought patterns that no longer serve us and the result is that we feel rested relaxed, CLEANSED and REJEVENATED.
Just as a piano tuner is called in to tune up a Steinway to keep it playing in tune with creation so our bodies need to be ”tuned up” so that each organ of our body knows it is supported and loved, knows it’s place in the scheme of things and is in oneness with all creation.
Join us in the Grand Hall at Mosman tonight!
For more information:
John and the Gongs go to
Marc Cottee –


Academy of Light LogoIn and Around the Academy

With Warren, Rosemary & Peggy

Christina Christou shared with us her experiences while recently attending the Sun Dance Ceremony of the Lakota tribe in South Dakota. I was impressed by the dedication it takes for some of the men to dance for 4 days without food or water and some even with body piercings that tear their flesh. I can’t help but think that the deep connection they make to Mother Earth sustains them.
The natives had suffered being persecuted, driven off their lands and even the ceremony itself was outlawed for many years. For many people the injustices we suffer can lead us to the belief “Life is Not Fair”.  Christina suffered a similar dislocation when she was young, and her family was driven from their land and lost everything when Cyprus was invaded in 1974. But she emphasized it is not what happens to you, but what you do with it that matters. You can choose to be bitter or be ‘the change you want to see in the world’. And she has done that by example – good on you Christina!
Christina has really grown over the last few years and she has realised that you cannot change anyone, the only person you can change is yourself.  This way she teaches by example.  She walks her talk.
Christina’s current charity work is the Guatemalan Project – to build an echo sustainable hospital, birthing centre and school in the jungle of Rio Dulce, Guatemala. This will bring support to 35 villages who currently have no facilities. The closest medical help is a 6 hour walk. The floor, walls and toilets are built and now they are up to finding the funds for the roof!  Any donations will be greatly appreciated and all go direct to the project.
If you would like help changing a belief around ”Life is Not Fair” Christina has a process she can take you through, plus you can donate to the above project on her website – click here 

Thought Of The Week

A Guide For the Advanced Soul“There is little sense in attempting to change external conditions, you must first change inner beliefs, then outer conditions will change accordingly.” … Susan Hayward, Book of Insight.

Affirmation – say daily, feel it, believe it…

Embrace the World “The whole world is my home, and the human race, my family. With God’s kindness, I embrace all peoples.”
…  J Donald Walters (Kriyananda)

 HEALTH TIP:The 8 Best Foods for Your Immune System

HealthThe majority of your immune cells reside in your intestines, so doesn’t it make sense to consume healthy foods for keeping your immune system top notch? Here are 8 foods you can eat right now to boost your immune system.
1. Bell Peppers
Reach for all the bell peppers you want because they can actually have twice as much vitamin C as citrus fruits. In addition, bell peppers are a great source of beta-carotene, which not only helps maintain healthy skin and eyes but studies suggest they could also provide an immune system boost.
2. Citrus
Citrus fruits are packed with vitamin C. Believed to increase the production of white blood cells, C is essential for fighting off infections. Since your body doesn’t produce or store this vitamin, load up on citrus to help keep your immune system up and running. Supplementation with the vitamin may be helpful, but it’s always best to receive the vitamin from its natural source.
3. Ginger
Ginger is thought to work much like vitamin C in that it can even stop a cold before it starts. That said, it’s also a great food to reach for after you’re sick. Ginger can have a little heat due to the gingerol, a cousin of sorts to capsaicin—the stuff that makes chili peppers hot. It’s the “kick” of the gingerol that can even act as a strong soothing agent.
4. Turmeric
You can find this spice in many curries; it’s bright yellow in color, and a little bitter in taste, but it can definitely be pretty amazing for your health. While it’s already been used for its soothing capabilities for arthritis (among other things), a recent study suggests high concentrations of curcumin—what gives turmeric its color—could also reduce fever.
5. Spinach
With vitamin C, beta-carotene, and plenty of antioxidants, spinach is a perfect vegetable for your immune system. If you want to get the most out of it though, cook it as little as possible, or even keep it raw. But don’t stop at spinach; a study suggests that other leafy green vegetables are good choices as well.
6. Broccoli
Like spinach, broccoli is another great vegetable choice packed with antioxidants and vitamins. With vitamins A, C, and E, broccoli could easily be one of the healthiest vegetables you can put on your table. Just like with spinach, cook it as little as possible to retain its nutrients.
7. Yogurt
If you like yogurt, make sure you’re getting the full health benefit by eating the kind with live cultures. Recent research suggests these cultures may strengthen your immune system. [7] Yogurt can also be a great source of vitamin D, which can also help boost the immune system.
8. Almonds
When your immune system needs a boost, vitamin E sometimes loses the spotlight to vitamin C, but both are crucial for a healthy immune system. Vitamin E is fat-soluble, which means fat is needed in order for it to be absorbed properly. You can get almost all of your daily allowance of this vitamin by reaching for a half-cup of almonds. How easy is that?

What food would you reach for if your immune system needed a boost? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.
By Dr. Edward F. Group III, DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM

Guest Writer for Wake Up World




We are honoured to bring this amazing teacher, Bhavya Guar, and workshop to you all the way from Canada!

Saturday October 24th to Sunday October 25th, 2015
Earlybird price: $444.00

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This workshop attunes you to the sublime energy of Akasha. It helps you embark on a safe, loving, non-judgemental and healing experiential journey giving insights into who you are and why things are the way they are. This certification workshop enables you to do Akashic record reading for yourself and others.

Akashic records is a healing empowerment tool, your most accurate oracle, assisting and supporting you as you move forward on your life path, past the obstacles, co-creating a loving nurturing relationship in your inner and outer Universe. It brings a shift in awareness bringing the causes into light and simultaneously healing the effects that may be manifesting on many levels.

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Theta HealingCoCreation – WEALTH CONSCIOUSNESS COURSE. 30th October – 1st November.  Deposit $130

This course has been created by Mark Anthony to help Theta Healers adopt a ‘wealth consciousness’ mindset.  A person minds set either draws or repels wealth towards them.  For many, wealth seems to be outside of us, but in actual fact, wealth is a state of mind that you can consciously adopt whenever you want to.

The purpose of this course is to raise our consciousness by using the Thetahealing tool so we can naturally align our vibration(sum of all our thoughts beliefs, attitude and feelings) with the universal laws that will create and sustain wealth in ways that will benefit all.

Course Name: Wealth Consciousness
Date: 30th October to 1st November 2015
Venue: Co-Creation Level 2, 83-85 Chandos St, St Leonards
Investment: $530 AUD Repeat: $260 AUD
Prerequisite: Basic ThetaHealing & Advanced ThetaHealing Practitioners

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