Gaea Star Crystal Radio Hour #306 was taped at Singing Brook Studio in Worthington, Massachusetts and features the Gaea Star Band with Mariam Massaro on vocals, 8-string ukulele, native flute and acoustic guitar, Craig Harris on drums and congas and Bob Sherwood on piano. We begin today with the mesmerizing “The Toads Are Singing”, a languid, late spring song featuring Mariam’s 8-string ukuelele. “Mandiya Viaje” begins with a torrent of native flute and echoed piano and develops as the story of a solitary musician who lives in harmony with the earth and devotes his music to the full moon. “Home Sweet Home” is a lush gospel piece with a lovely vocal and stately piano from Bob. Mariam’s native flute and lovely vocals trade space in this mesmerizing song. “I Only Want To Serve In The Light” is a devotional, inspired groove featuring acoustic guitar from Mariam and “Spirit Of Fire” is an impassioned prayer from Mariam’s “Vision Quest” album. We finish today’s session with “I Bid You Adieu My Sweetness”, a lovely, spontaneous love song by Mariam punctuated by dancing ukulele from Mariam and balaphone from Craig.
Sheryl Glick host of Healing From Within interviews Eileen Workman author of a completely unique story of love in all its seemingly complicated aspects while in reality much like her title Simply Raindrops of Love for a Thirsty World suggests, love in any form is all that is needed for us to recognize our divine and magnificent Being. Eileen Workman spent sixteen years in the financial industry on Wall Street which to some may not seem a spiritual place encouraging the remembrance of who we are and how empowered we are when moving beyond only a materialistic approach to life. Eileen shares her profound spiritual awakening that encouraged her to leave that industry. She then wrote Sacred Economics the Currency of Life. That first book is about directing our attention toward the purposeful design of a more compassionate, cooperative and abundantly flowing economic system for a spiritually driven perspective.
Sheryl Glick host of Healing From Within interviews Debra Meehl D.D. author of Joyful Transformation which integrates the principles of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with the tenets of the New Thought Movement to guide readers through the 22 key areas of life transformation. Debra Meehl who is an interdenominational pastoral counselor, Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills trainer and a Board Certified Hypnotist is also the founder of the Meehl Foundation a non- profit residential treatment center in Texas. Debra speaks at national conferences on the topic of Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder with substance abuse. We will discuss finding life’s purpose defeating debilitating irrational beliefs and negative self-talk and discover as well as recognize and cope with triggers that derail progress toward authentic change.
Kindness is Contagious & Cozys for the Cure with Nicole & Jordan Phillips photo credit Lindsay Jones
Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People What if there really were a secret to happiness well within our grasp? Perhaps there is! We often think of kindness as something that flows from our surplus: our extra time, extra energy or extra resources, leaving us to ask, "How can I possibly give to others when I don't have enough for myself?" But kindness is like a secret passageway through which God blesses us while we bless others. Columnist, blogger and motivational speaker Nicole J Phillips challenges your focus through the stories that often go untold in our society. Let Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People, become your secret passageway to a life full of purpose and joy! These are real life stories sent in by kindness lovers from across the United States for original publication in The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Newspaper.
Nicole J Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life’s difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her public speaking and weekly column, “Kindness is Contagious” which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. Nicole has her Broadcast Journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin and has worked as a television anchor and reporter in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin and Fargo, North Dakota. As Miss Wisconsin 1997, she spent the year touring the state talking to children and adults about overcoming crisis. Nicole lives in Athens, Ohio, has three children and is married to Ohio University Men’s Basketball Coach, Saul Phillips.
13yr.old Jordan Phillips Founder of Cozy for the Cure, as seen on NBC “Hi, I’m Jordan! I started making Cozy for the Cure products in 2015 to support my mom during her fight with breast cancer. I was just 11 years old when I started, but since then, I’ve raised more than $12,000 for the Susan G. Komen foundation. I’ve even been featured in a national awareness campaign, but the best part is knowing that I’m helping to fund programs that serve women where I live in Southeastern Ohio. Thanks to your purchase of this hand-made product, SEW are you!”
The Big Picture of Unconditional Love
Description: I invite you to join me for a wonderful show in which I will explore the world of unconditional love, which permeates our lives, yet often goes unrealized and underutilized. In this episode, you will meet Harold Becker whose definition of unconditional love is “an unlimited way of being” to explore the bigger picture of humanity’s journey. Tune-in for a fascinating discussion of what it means to give ourselves permission to go beyond our perceived limitations into greater levels of freedom and peace. Discover what it means to include this all-pervasive and powerful energy in your daily life and how your personal choices be a catalyst for great change on the planet.
Roy L. Hill Discusses Jesus in Near-Death Experiences
Roy L. Hill uses his extensive research in the archives of NDE websites to draw conclusions about death and the afterlife. The most common figure seen and heard from by NDE-ers is Jesus, and what Roy has learned from studying these accounts resonates wonderfully with the Gospel teachings!
Using Relationships for Awakening (Part 2)
Description: Enjoy the second part of this profound session with David Hoffmeister - which was part of the "Awakening from the Dream" Online Retreat on the theme of "Using Relationships for Awakening”. If you missed Part 1, go to Previous Episodes.
David continues to expand on the Holy Spirit’s purpose for relationships versus the ego’s. If we are afraid and put up boundaries between ourselves and others we limit the Spirit’s purpose of flushing up and exposing all the ego’s issues for healing.
“Holy Spirit, may I make no decisions by myself today!” Jesus says in A Course in Miracles: “You have no contribution to make in this awakening”. The Holy Spirit is doing it all! Resign now as your own teacher! David shares his own experience: “whenever I got stressed – I would be reminded my contribution was zero percent”. When we offer a gift of love and healing know that it is given and accepted - for the Holy Spirit in you has given it, and the Holy Spirit in the other has accepted it. If we doubt a healing we must come back to Holy Spirit and say: it is my mistake, my continuing worry and doubt, my own mistrust.
Spirit loves us so much – even when we feel like things are falling apart the angels are saying: Halleujah! He’s coming home.
Recorded at La Quinta del Sol, Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico on the 7th of April, 2018.
Radical Transformational Leadership: What does this imply? Guest Speaker: Kirsten Gallo
In the midst of many benefits technology has brought about– increased life-expectancy, higher levels of education, energy in our homes, connections through the internet, access to materials, employment—one out of every six of us in this world live on the very brink of survival. As change agents, how can I plan for what I do, and intentionally design my strategies and actions to change this situation? How can I learn to create the architecture for wellbeing of people and a thriving planet? I am the unifying architect designing differently to make a difference. Do I choose to be a principled game-changer and change those norms and systems that exploit people and/or the planet? Do I generate worldviews emanating from who I am, what I stand for, and for our oneness? Designing differently to make a difference, tapping into my pattern mind innate in us, and making the link with our everyday life and work, results in breakthroughs. The question no longer is, “Am I a small player or a big player?” The question is “Am I a universal value-based strategic player?” Everyone can learn to design initiatives with the potential to make a significant and enduring change, whether they are small or big. They all matter. And this applies at home, in our workplace and in society.
Fallacy: If we can identify the problem and its causes, and we have the right technologies, we will be able to solve the problem. We are not solving the problems because we are not investing enough time and money in technical solutions. New Learning: The complex problems of today are the result of multiple interdependent causes. As we invest in technologies to solve problems, we must simultaneously address the cultural norms and systems that maintain the conditions giving rise to these problems. To address the root factors of these problems, the universal values unpinning our humanity needs to be the foundation of our dynamic and impactful engagement. And we must learn to design differently to make a difference.
Second Episode: Guest in the 2nd segment: Bio: When Kirsten Gallo was a little girl, she wrote a note to the deer and bunnies in her back yard promising to always take care of them. She loved to skip through the woods and sing to the trees. Decades later, she is taking care of deer, bunnies and so much more as the head of the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Division. She held a variety of positions in the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service conducting natural resource monitoring and stewardship of public lands. She holds a doctorate degree in Ecology and has dedicated her career to conserving natural resources and demonstrating interdependence between humans and our environment.
Women’s Leadership with Moxie Maven Alexia Vernon
Branded a “Moxie Maven” by the White House Office of Public Engagement for her unique and effective approach to developing rising female leaders, Alexia partners with female and male executives, startup founders, entrepreneurs, media personalities, bestselling authors and change agents to use public speaking and heart-centered, high impact communication to radically and positively transform their people’s lives, grow their audience and increase revenue. Alexia is the Founder and Director of Influencer Academy, a holistic and experiential women’s leadership development program that provides high potential women across industries and sectors coaching and training in public speaking, persuasion, negotiation, coaching, facilitation and stepping into thought leadership. Alexia leads a series of public speaking training programs including Your Spotlight Talk (which provides step-by-step instruction in developing, pitching, booking and delivering a TED-style talk) and the Spotlight Speakers Collective (a high-level mastermind for female entrepreneurs and changemakers to create massive impact and profit through speaking). Alexia has shared her advice with Fortune 500 companies, at prestigious industry conferences, with the United Nations during the Commission on the Status of Women and with media including CNN, NBC, the Wall Street Journal, Inc., Forbes, the European Business Review and Women’s Health Magazine. Alexia will release her book, Step into Your Moxie (with New World Library and Penguin Random House Audio) in 2018. She is also the author of the ATD Press book, 90 Days 90 Ways: Onboard Young Professionals to Peak Performance.
Gaea Star Crystal Radio Hour #305 was taped in late April 2018 at Singing Brook Studio in Worthington Massachusetts and features songs by Mariam Massaro and visionary acoustic improvisation from the Gaea Star Band with Mariam on vocals, native flute, acoustic guitar and ukulele, Craig Harris on congas and drums and Bob Sherwood on piano. Today’s first piece is the minimalist groove “Here In The Beauty” that features a driving, funky rhythm section from Bob and Craig and inspired lyrics and flute passages from Mariam. Mariam picks up her new eight string ukulele for the outstanding folk ballad “Moonlight”, a gorgeous, flowing piece with a lush melody and bittersweet piano. “”We’re Holding On” is a misty, mystical minor ballad with a classical heart wrapped in progressive minimalism and an evocative melody from Mariam. “Hail To The Rain” is a prayer to a lush, wet spring day and “Wake Up To The Beauty” is a gorgeous, windswept ballad featuring chiming acoustic guitar from Mariam.