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Fragments of Your Ancient Name

Those are words taken from a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke, and are the title of Joyce Rupp’s latest book, a book that draws on a rich variety of faith traditions to provide meditations on God’s names for every day of the year. One of the hardest things for us to wrap our minds around seems to be this idea of a God of multiple names—a God who isn’t God, but an unnamable Beingness. It is always so interesting to think that we’ve got God in a box when we encapsulate its character in a connotation that seems to fit us more than anything else. But here Rupp has given us a language for the name itself—if only in tiny fragments—that put us in touch with the deeper aspects of ourselves and that ultimate Beingness. With the open heart of a mystic we come to this show wanting more than that empty box someone else gave us many years ago. Don’t miss this opportunity for deeper enlightenment.

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Matter Matters

Though it has been maligned over centuries of thought as either “flesh,” the source of all evil, idiot, unnecessary or just objective biology—the body is actually the physical organ of the soul. There is no division between matter and soul—though we have lived entire lifetimes, have planned our politics, our religions and our families around the notion that there is. The body is a wonderful instrument of synchronicity, which constantly informs us of the soul’s intentions—IF we are listening. And even when we don’t listen, the soul still has the capacity to speak through the body—through illness. We are being given constant guidance and love through the interwoven, interactive and holistic messaging system of the body/soul. Don’t miss this opportunity to complete the circle of peace in your own life.

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The Power of Soulful Living

The word “power” is fraught with all kind of connotation, including “control,” “manipulation,” “abuse,” “bullying” and yes, even the word “help.” But these are all externalized views of that word. From an internal perspective power can be seen as the attainment of an authentic stand with and for your Self. Fear, on the other hand, is the foundation from which most of us live our daily lives—whether we admit it or not. Not so long ago many of us were touting the word “fearless,” and claiming our rights to climb the tallest mountain and kayak the fiercest river. But fearlessness is not the same as power, when power is attained internally. In fact, from the internal perspective fear is a springboard for power. This week we are going to be talking all about power, and not just personal power, but something that could more accurately be described as transpersonal power. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about your own power.

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The Science of Premonition with Dr. Larry Dossey

Dr. Larry Dossey, is back for the second time to talk about his latest book, “The Science of Premonition: How Knowing the Future Can Help Us Avoid Danger, Maximize Opportunities and Create a Better Life.” Now not only do we find that premonitions are common, but we can learn of the science behind them. Dr. Dossey is known around the world for his keen ability to bring scientific understanding to spirituality and for his advocacy for the role of spirituality in healthcare and wellness. He is the author of eleven books, including the New York Times Bestseller “Healing Words,” During his distinguished career as a practitioner of integrative medicine, he helped establish the Dallas Diagnostic Association, served as Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital, and served on Hillary Clinton’s Task Force on Health Care Reform in 1993. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how the mind reaches beyond time.

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Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés on Authentic Living

Back for the second time, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD is here to talk with us about her upcoming online series called “The Dangerous Old Woman: The Power of the Crone: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype.” World renowned author of “Women Who Run With the Wolves,” which was on the NY Times bestseller list for 145 weeks, she is an internationally acclaimed poet, Diplomat Jungian psychoanalyst, post-trauma specialist, award-winning social activist and writer, as well as a cantadora, (keeper of the old stories in the Latina tradition). Dr. E, as she is affectionately called by her followers, offers great depth of insight through her storytelling, written works and audio tapes, including: “Warming the Stone Child,” “The Faithful Gardener,” “The Creative Fire,” “The Radiant Coat,” “Mother Night” and several others. Her upcoming event can be found on SoundsTrue.com and will offer six weekly sessions. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the inner terrain of wisdom.

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Is the Law of Attraction Working?

Like any new thought, humanity has had to experiment with the law of attraction for a while to see if it is really effective. And we have mixed reviews on that front. Some are saying that the law of attraction has brought them excellent results. But others are saying that they struggle and struggle to think so-called “positive” thoughts and eliminate all “negative” energy, but without much change. While this show will not debunk the law of attraction, we might need to think about it from a different angle in order to get consistent results. The show is based on the book, coming out in 2011, currently titled “The Law of Attraction: The Unadulterated Truth About Why it isn’t Working and How it Can” by the show’s host, Andrea Mathews. Don’t miss this opportunity to rethink our current understanding of this law and to find out how a new view of it can help you turn possibility into probability.

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Special Encore Presentation: It’s Not the End of the World!

Dr. Joan Borysenko appears, for the second time, on the Authentic Living Show today to discuss her latest book, “It’s not the End of the World: Developing Resilience in Times of Change.” One of the most popular and sought after speakers in the field of health, healing and spirituality, Joan is world-renowned for her expertise in the field of Mind/Body medicine. A three-time graduate of Harvard Medical School, with a Doctorate in Medicine (MD) and two post-doctoral fellowships in behavioral medicine and psychoneuroimmunology, her brilliance is uniquely matched by her warmth and inspirational presentations. She is the author of several best-selling books, including her first, “Minding the Body, Mending the Mind,” “Inner Peace for Busy People,” and the topic of last year’s Authentic Living show,“Your Soul’s Compass.” You know, if we are forced to endure these tough times, we might as well get something out of it. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the art of resilience from Dr. Joan

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Wisdom Man

Our guest today is the author of the Australian bestselling book called “Wisdom Man,” a moving and powerfully awakening book about the Aboriginal leader, Banjo Clarke. She is Camilla Chance an Australian who has been deeply involved with the Aboriginal culture for over 27 years. Camilla has been a lyric writer for an international performing group. the Kuban Cossacks, a high school teacher, an editor, a wife and mother, and a book reviewer for two prestigious Australian newspapers—“The Age” and “The Australian.” Her book is the winner of the American USABookNews.com Award for best multicultural work. And she is the first non-Aboriginal to receive the prestigious Unsung Hero Award from Aboriginal people for her dedicated friendship and work for them behind the scenes. Her work has changed her life and philosophy and we are going to learn all about that. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the wisdom of living close to the earth.

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Messages & Wisdom from the Hidden Realms

We are very excited to have Colette Baron-Reid on the show today to help us understand the more arcane, deeper aspects of living and how to connect with our own internal messaging system. Colette is an internationally renowned intuitive counselor, educator and best-selling author of several books including, Remembering The Future, Messages From Spirit, The Wisdom of Avalon, and Wisdom of the Hidden Realms. Her newest book, The Enchanted Map of You and companion oracle cards will be released Jan 2011. She has carried her message of hope and healing throughout the United States, Europe and the UK. She is a powerful motivational speaker, broadcast personality, and acclaimed performer, storyteller and recording artist who uses her unique spiritual gifts to empower others to live a life that is “awake and authentic.” Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to access your own internal messaging system!

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The Overcomers

Has life ever been so difficult that you wondered how you would make it through? You are far from alone. Many of us have had that experience. But today we are going to talk about how to make it through. Our guest today is the author of the book “Overcomers, Inc.” With this book, Lynn Klippel offers us ageless wisdom on how to overcome any life challenge with grace, regardless of what life has in store for us. Today’s show is going to be all about how even the darkest situations can be the greatest blessings of our lives. What if adversity was meant to help us become who we were really meant to be? If that were true how can we facilitate that kind of awakening? We don’t have to be extraordinary people to do this. So if you are troubled, don’t miss this opportunity to become an overcomer!