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Whosoever will—Let him take

This year, we’ve heard a lot about the bullying of gays and lesbians in schools all over the country. What we don’t hear so much about is the bullying of members of the GLBT population in churches and in Christian communities all across the nation. In fact, both overt and covert bullying is most often done by people who want to exclude members of the GLBT population based on the erroneous notion that God hates them, or wishes them punished or excluded. Well, today, we are going to be talking to United Church of Christ minister, Candace Chellew-Hodge, author of “Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians.” While far too many still think that the words “Christian” and “Gay” and “Lesbian” are oxymorons, Chellew-Hodge will tell GLBT Christians how to reclaim the authentic self and survive the onslaught of abuse coming from their own communities. If you fall on either side of this issue, you are not going want to miss this show.

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The Artist’s Way

Julia Cameron comes back to the Authentic Living Show this week for the second time, to talk to us about her upcoming online Artist’s Way Course, which will be filmed from her own Santa Fe living room, and the surrounding artist community. Though for centuries it has been thought that creativity was reserved for those elected special few who were gifted with some rare talent, we are now beginning to see, and largely due to Julia’s efforts, that creativity is one of our best and most available and accessible ways of connecting to the Authentic Self. Julia Cameron has been an active artist for more than thirty years and is the author of over thirty books, including bestsellers The Artist’s Way, Walking in This World, and Finding Water. She’s also a playwright, songwriter and poet with multiple credits in theatre, film and television. You are not going to want to miss this special show.

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Authentic Relationships

Okay, so we’ve spent a lot of time here on the Authentic Living Show talking about the Authentic Self, how to access and live out of it. But we’ve spent less time talking about relationships, particularly authentic relationships. Well, the time and the book have arrived, allowing us to really explore what it means to attract, achieve and maintain an authentic relationship. Our guest today is Sarah Abell, author of the book Authentic Relationships From the Inside Out. She is a relationship expert from across the pond in England. Sarah started out her career as a News Reporter for the BBC, and later became a freelance writer and an educator in the area of relationships. She has written material for courses and resources used to work with individuals, couples and families. Authentic relationships are not your run of the mill relationships—they are the real deal. So if you are wondering how to create, establish or maintain an authentic relationship—you are not going to want to miss this.

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The Peaceful Warrior

The pathway of the authentic Self is the way of the peaceful warrior. Dan Millman, our guest today, has come to tell us some real life stories of the way of the peaceful warrior a way that bridges the gap between worlds. Most well known for his bestselling books, including “Way of the Peaceful Warrior,” “The Laws of Spirit,” and “The Life You Were Born to Live;” Dan was first known as a world trampoline champion and hall of fame gymnast. His books have inspired millions of people in more than twenty languages. And as most of us know, his book “Way of the Peaceful Warrior” has been turned into a movie, “Peaceful Warrior”—a breakthrough film that doesn’t just inform the audience of a change in the lead character, but allows members of the audience to leave changed or reminded of some deeper aspect of Self. The man has simply combined more than one lifetime into this one! Don’t miss this opportunity to hear, and if you choose, talk to one of the world’s foremost spiritual leaders!

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Fate or Destiny: Your Choice

Robert Ohotto is an Intuitive Life Strategist and an Intuitive Astrologer who can help us decide whether it will be fate or destiny. Author of “Transforming Fate into Destiny,” and host of the Hay House radio show “Dialogue with Destiny,” Robert is a highly sought-after speaker and a pioneering voice in the field of New Thought and multisensory development. Among other things, he helps individuals to find what he calls “soul agreements” with fate, and to transform them into destiny. And he does that by helping them to find the Authentic Self. So, what’s it going to be, fate or destiny? Tune in to make an informed decision.

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Prosperity and the Authentic Self

There’s a lot of talk going around these days about what a spiritual person can expect from life with regard to prosperity. Some of us believe that talk and have put our affirmations up on the mirrors and refrigerators of our lives, but some of us think that talk is way too materialistic. On this show, we are going to try to find the fine line between those two opposite polarities, because the question isn’t can I have what I want. The question is: Who is the “I” that wants it? Chaney Wiener, our guest for today is going to talk about some of his answers with regard to prosperity consciousness. Chaney is an inspirational, transformational speaker and co-founder of the Law of Attraction Network for Women and the Wealth Mastery Success Program. Andrea is going to ask Chaney some of your hard questions with regard to prosperity and your Authentic Self, so don’t miss this show.

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Who Are You Really?

Albert Clayton Gaulden, transpersonal psychologist and founding director of the Sedona Intensive is our guest for today. And he is here to tell us that we are not who we think we are. His third book: “You’re Not Who You Think You Are: A Breakthrough Guide to Discovering the Authentic You” guides us to a place within, a place of discovery in which we can uncover the obstacles that hinder our fulfillment and learn who we really are. Gaulden uses astrology to provide insights into character and teaches how to convert the ego into a powerful and positive force. Don’t miss this insightful show on how to unmask the authentic Self, and awaken to the life that is truly yours.

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Astrology and Your Authentic Self

Demetra George, our guest for today was one of the first Astrologers to publish an astrology book that included the asteroids into the configuration of the natal chart. Demetra always loved the great myths of the Greek gods and goddess, told to her by her Greek grandparents as bedtime stories. As she started using the asteroids in people’s charts, she would tell them the myths of a particular asteroid significant in their charts and hear, “You just told me the story of my life!” Her book, “Asteroid Goddesses” offered a significant change in thinking with regard to astrology, moving the feminine into the forefront of any reading. Her latest book, just out in November, and our topic of discussion today, is “Astrology and the Authentic Self.” If you are even mildly interested in astrology, Demetra George’s work can help you learn to use it as a tool to find your own authenticity. Don’t miss this one!

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The Dark Nights of the Soul

Often the journey to the Authentic Self is a bit like losing your place. An identity to which you have held for years, even decades is diminishing. You can no longer say you are that old notion of yourself, but you can’t really say who it is that you are now. Worse than that, for some this amounts to a serious depression that may even include suicidal despair. For others it seems that life is meaningless, God cannot be accessed and the everyday experience of life is without hope. What is the purpose of this period in our lives or is there a purpose to it? Well it turns out that, indeed, there is a purpose to it, and not only that, but there is a way through it that brings you to the other side of the desert land a deeply evolved person. Are you experiencing a painful twist in your journey? Tune in and find out how you can make this into a time of enlightenment and, yes, even find joy in the midst of it.

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Creativity and Authenticity

Julia Cameron, our guest today, is the author of the seminal book on creativity, The Artist’s Way. This one book along with its offspring, The Artist’s Way at Work, The Artist’s Date Book, Inspirations: Meditations on the Artist’s Way, The Artist’s Way Workbook, The Artist’s Way Morning Pages Journal and The Complete Artist’s Way have helped so many to get in touch with the creativity that springs from the Authentic Self. Still as vital today as it was 10 years ago when it was published, The Artist’s Way, is an international best seller. Vein of Gold, another best-seller offers a profound journey through the vision and creativity of the artist-mind to the Authentic Self. Julia has also published three books of fiction and several books on the creativity of writing. This show will help the listener to access the creative, through the Authentic Self, and to utilize the Authentic Self to be more creative. Don’t miss it!