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Rabbi Tuvia Teldon - Eight Paths of Purpose

Rabbi Tuvia Teldon - Eight Paths of Purpose

May 13, 2021

Rabbi Tuvia Teldon – Eight Paths of Purpose

Aired Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

I’ve shared on this and other programs a teaching I received when I enrolled in The New Seminary of New York in 1997. It was the first interfaith seminary, founded by my late mentor, teacher, and friend, Rabbi Joseph Gelberman, as well as thought leaders and teachers from many different faiths. Rabbi Gelberman shared with us a Hebrew expression, HaKol Beseder. Literally translated, it means everything is in order. But his sharing was that it had a greater meaning; that everything was unfolding in Divine Order. He shared that events may take place that we may not understand, that may be painful and challenge our respective faiths, but that ultimately, there is a higher purpose at work. They key concept is purpose.

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Rabbi Tuvia Teldon, searched for this purpose after the tragic loss of his first son. In his quest, he found meaning and purpose in all of life’s challenges and circumstances.

Rabbi Teldon grew up in Staten Island, New York and graduated high school in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his rabbinical ordination from the Central Chabad Rabbinical College in Brooklyn soon after marrying Chaya Leet, who hails from Detroit, Michigan. They moved to Long Island in 1977 to establish the regional headquarters for the International Chabad-Lubavitch Movement and help build the Jewish community. Rabbi Teldon now serves as the executive director for the 34 Chabad centers in Long Island, with a staff of 54 full-time rabbis and their wives. He is also rabbi emeritus of the Chabad Jewish Center of Mid-Suffolk and a former member of the East Long Island cabinet for UJA-Federation. He serves on a number of international committees for the worldwide Lubavitch Movement in Brooklyn. He also hosts a weekly interview show on Altice Cable throughout Long Island. He and his wife, Chaya, a well-known global speaker on Jewish topics and a one-time special guest on The Oprah Show, live in Commack, Long Island. Their family now includes five adult children, their spouses, and a growing tree of grandchildren. His website is https://www.eightpathsofpurpose.com/ and he joins me this week to share his path and his book, Eight Paths of Purpose.

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Diane Millis - Re-Creating A Live

Diane Millis - Re-Creating A Live

May 6, 2021

Diane Millis – Re-Creating A Live

Aired Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

“If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your own path.” These words have been attributed to Buddha, but the actual source is unknown. The truth in the statement is self-evident. May this same wisdom be applied to the words we share with others. Is the act of sharing our most life-giving stories with others not only illuminating for them, but also for us?

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Diane Millis, says that there is power in sharing our most life-giving stories. Diane holds a B.A. and M.A. in Communication Studies and a Ph.D. in Family Studies from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. Since completing her doctorate, she has studied theology and trained in spiritual direction, retreat direction, and the practice of interfaith dialogue. Diane has taught at a number of schools including the University of Minnesota, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University, and Saint Catherine University. She currently teaches at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.

She is the founder of Companions on a Journey at the College of Saint Benedict, funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc., and the Journey Conversations Project. She served as host and producer of Lives Explored for the Collegeville Institute. Diane has also served as a coach and consultant for the Lilly Endowment, Inc., working with leadership teams at colleges, universities, and theological schools throughout the United States. Her website is https://www.dianemillis.com/ and she joins me this week to share her path and her book, Re-Creating A Live: Learning How to Tell Our Most Life-Giving Story.

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Mark Johnson - Life as Play

Mark Johnson - Life as Play

April 29, 2021

Mark Johnson – Life as Play

Aired Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

In my mid-thirties, something interesting happened. An inadvertent transformation took place when I started studying yoga to relieve a back issue. In the joy of this new learning and the friendships that ensued, a series of synchronicities blessed my life. Each new opportunity to engage and share this energy with others was healing on so many levels and reopened a sense of joy and wonder that I had put aside in my teens.

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Mark Johnson, took a six-decade-long global spiritual journey, that culminated with his new book, and initiation into a Life of Play. Mark encourages us to take the plunge into the unknown and mystery of our lives where every action becomes an effortless, appropriate response to whatever life brings us. Mark Johnson is a semi-retired Tai Ji and Chi Gung instructor and healer. He continues to judge Tai Ji tournaments regularly, serves on the Advisory Council to the National Qigong Association, and leads Daoist retreats to China and Tibet yearly. Mark has studied and practiced Eastern Philosophy for more than 45 years and has apprenticed with some of the most prominent Vedanta, Zen and Daoist teachers in the world. He has been a member and research subject at the Institute of Noetic Sciences for nearly 15 years. His best-selling Tai Chi for Seniors video and other instructional DVDs are available through his online company. His websites include https://daopublishing.com/ and https://taichiforseniorsvideo.com/, and he joins me this week to share his path and his new book, Life as Play.

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Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal - Poetry Rx

Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal - Poetry Rx

April 22, 2021

Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal – Poetry Rx: How 50 Inspiring Poems Can Heal and Bring Joy to Your Life

Airing Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

Imagine a therapist writing a prescription for “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas or “Hope Is the Thing With Feathers” by Emily Dickinson or a Shakespeare sonnet—as well as prescribing an anxiety medication. Might poetry be a vaccine for the emotions?

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal, is that therapist! World-renowned for his research on seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and pioneering the light therapy to treat it, Dr. Rosenthal says that poetry is potent medicine. He has researched other innovative psychiatric treatments and is the author of several books including the New York Times bestseller Transcendence: Healing and Transformation through Transcendental Meditation and the national bestseller Super Mind. His website is his https://www.normanrosenthal.com/ and he joins me to discuss his path, his innovative work, and his new book, Poetry Rx: How 50 Inspiring Poems Can Heal and Bring Joy to Your Life.

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Diana Cole - Spirit Translator

Diana Cole - Spirit Translator

April 15, 2021

Diana Cole – Spirit Translator: Seven Truths for Creating Well-Being and Connecting with Spirit

Aired Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

The Moody Blues 1981 album, “Long Distance Voyager”, featured a song by Justin Hayward entitled, “The Voice.” The lyric said in part:

“Make a promise, take a vow.

And trust your feelings, it’s easy now.

Understand The Voice within.

And feel a change, already beginning.”

Is that inner voice something that we all may connect with and hear for guidance and healing?

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Diana Cole, says yes! Diana Cole is a spirit translator, thought leader, fitness guru, and emerging author. She is committed to teaching people how to find freedom from pain and limitation, and live a life of abundance, fun, and inspiration. She is coauthor of Pillars of Success with Jack Canfield. Her website is https://dianacole.com/ and she joins me this week to share her path and latest book, Spirit Translator: Seven Truths for Creating Well-Being and Connecting with Spirit.

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Vic Compher and Rodney Whittenberg - Angels and Saints

Vic Compher and Rodney Whittenberg - Angels and Saints

April 8, 2021

Vic Compher and Rodney Whittenberg – Angels and Saints

Aired Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

Are spirituality and sexuality mutually exclusive? Both are our birthright as human beings. Both are also fraught with mixed messages that may have left us with a sense of shame, guilt, or fear rather than celebration.

My guests this week on Vox Novus, Vic Compher and Rodney Whittenberg, have created a documentary film that addresses these important questions. Vic Compher is a filmmaker, licensed clinical social worker, workshop trainer, and author. His most recent film is “Portraits of Professional CAREgivers: Their Passion. Their Pain,” which addresses secondary trauma and staff resiliency. The film has been broadcast widely on American Public Television, screened at many public and professional venues around the country, including various national and regional conferences, and many workshops. Rodney Whittenberg is an Emmy Award-winning modern “renaissance man.” His interests and professional endeavors are broad ranging from full-length film production to music composition. He is fascinated by discovering what makes things tick and how to creatively intersect with them, whether it is the inner vision of his clients or new ways to use the latest technical advances. They join me this week to discuss their film, “Angels and Saints: Eros and Awe.”

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Natalie Fowler - The Spirit’s Way Home

Natalie Fowler - The Spirit’s Way Home

April 1, 2021

Natalie Fowler – The Spirit’s Way Home

Aired Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

When I was blessed to be a member of Paranormal-NYC and a guest with other New York based paranormal teams, one of the abilities I brought with me was to assist disembodied souls, with their permission, to cross over. There was a wonderful sense of peace that followed and the knowledge that these spirits were now home and at peace.

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Natalie Fowler, also was blessed with this gift and shares these experiences in her book, The Spirit’s Way Home: Inspiring Stories from a Psychic Medium. Natalie Fowler is an author, freelance editor, paranormal investigator, and psychic medium. Natalie teaches classes and workshops and leads writing retreats and destination events on a regular basis. Her website is https://nataliefowler.com/ and she joins us this week to share her path and her book, The Spirit’s Way Home.

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Shelley Kaehr - Heal Your Ancestors to Heal Your Life

Shelley Kaehr - Heal Your Ancestors to Heal Your Life

March 25, 2021

Shelley Kaehr – Heal Your Ancestors to Heal Your Life

Aired Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

Japanese Buddhist Philosopher Daisaku Ikeda said, “If you want to understand the causes made in the past, look at the results as they are manifest in the present.” We may be aware of events in our childhood that resulted in how our adult lives unfolded, but what about our ancestral heritage? Is it possible that events from generations ago play a part in our current lives, including emotional wellbeing and physical health?

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Shelley Kaehr, says your family’s past may be the key to healing yourself in the present. Shelley Kaehr is a past-life regression practitioner in private practice for twenty years and the author of eight books. Shelley Kaehr received her PhD in parapsychic science from the American Institute of Holistic Theology and is a certified clinical hypnotherapist, master hypnotist, and master practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming. Her work has been featured on “Coast to Coast AM” with George Noory and William Shatner’s “Weird or What?” Her website is PastLifeLady.com and she joins me this week to discuss her work and latest book, Heal Your Ancestors to Heal Your Life.

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Raven Keyes - Medical Reiki

Raven Keyes - Medical Reiki

March 18, 2021

Raven Keyes – Medical Reiki: A Groundbreaking Approach to Using Energy Medicine for Challenging Treatments

Aired Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

Through a series of synchronicities and wonderful friends, the practice of Reiki became a spiritual accelerant in my life in the 1990’s. This form of energy healing changed my life and perspective in so many ways. In January 2001, I had the privilege of testifying before the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine who were considering the regulation and licensing of Reiki and other energy healing modalities. Those of us who testified convinced them of the efficacy and sincerity of our practices and they accepted our position. This still left a gap between what we did and acceptance as an adjunct to traditional allopathic medicine. This gap is being bridged by the pioneering work and dedication of my guest this week on Vox Novus, my teacher and my friend, Raven Keyes.

Raven Keyes is an internationally recognized Reiki Master Teacher who has worked with surgeons and other health professionals for many years. She is the author of the award-winning book, The Healing Power of Reiki, and was named best Reiki Master in New York by New York Magazine. She is also the founder of Medical Reiki International. Her website is https://www.ravenkeyesmedicalreiki.com/ and she joins me this week to share her path and her new book, Medical Reiki: A Groundbreaking Approach to Using Energy Medicine for Challenging Treatments.

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Barry Shore - The Ambassador of JOY

Barry Shore - The Ambassador of JOY

March 11, 2021

Barry Shore – The Ambassador of JOY

Aired Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

In 1997, the rock group Chumbawamba had a number one hit with the song, “Tubthumping.” The lyric said, in part:

“I get knocked down, but I get up again
You are never gonna keep me down!”

That chorus shared a great wisdom; to not allow adversity to stop us from living our fullest life and doing it with J – O – Y.

My guest this week on Vox Novus, Barry Shore, is living proof that anyone can be happy, even a former quadriplegic! A remarkably successful and multifaceted serial entrepreneur, Barry Shore was afflicted suddenly in 2004 with a crippling disease that left him completely paralyzed overnight. But his journey to regain mobility pushed him to go “M.A.D” (aka to Make A Difference). He is now “The Ambassador of Joy” and has earned recognition across the globe. Barry Shore’s ridiculous accomplishments (in business, philanthropy, and his amazing health recovery) are matched only by his infectious enthusiasm and tireless effort to make a difference in the world. He spreads not only joy but also strategies to manifest it and use it for personal wellness and professional success. Simply put, Barry makes audiences smile as he inspires them to find joy no matter what adversities they face. His website is https://www.barryshore.com/ and he joins us this week to share his story.

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