• 00:56

    The Entrancing Power of Myths, Fables and Metaphor

    in Psychology

    The fine art of communication has always relied heavily on myths, fables and metaphor as a method of saying things indirectly. This is known as multi-level communication. Its complicated.
    Conscious awareness about these little understood patterns of perception create the ability to take a second look at the metaphors we use to make sense of our reationships, businesses, politics and lives. This is an emotional level of understanding - where perception, behavior and results evolve. You will probably be amazed, entranced and inspired by recognizing your ability to adjust these aspects of your life.

  • 00:43

    Using Symbol & Metaphor to Boost Manifestation with Robin Rice

    in Lifestyle

    Listen in as I talk symbol, metaphor, shamanic tools and boosting manifestation with author, contemporary shaman, and social thought leader, Robin Rice. We use examples from Shaman Sea & Sky, Robin's recently launched online shop offering handcrafted shamanic tools and gifts, plus vintage sacred items from around the world. 


    This is a special episode for me as I have been training with this amazing woman for the past several years. It is an honor to have her as a guest on the show and our conversation was inspiring!


    Learn more about Robin:


    BEWHOYOUARE.COM


    HEALINGWITHPRESENCEANDBEAUTY.COM


    SHAMANSEAANDSKY.COM


    THECONTEMPORARYSHAMAN.COM

  • 01:35

    READINGS- Theater Is A Metaphor for Life With Guest Curtis Folts

    in Spirituality

     Call in and participate, share expereinces with connecting to the Divine, and or ask a question? Curtis Folts in my personal experince has been instrumental in my growth/consciousness expanding due to his ability to channel messages and pass them forward along with his approach making it easy for an individual to open up. If you can not open up at first but want to that's ok, Curtis with your permission will assist you. I will inform everyone on what type of questions will be allowed when show begins.   Please welcome today's guest Curtis Folts as he shares what is was like in the beginning of his awakening. The Process of Connecting to the Divine... Is their a connection between metaphysical experiences and "complex situations" we find ourselves in with the people in our lives.. thus awakening to the connection to the divine?   Are we really here to learn from one another?   A quote from Curtis folts "Theater is a metaphor for life."  Join us as we dive in for a closer look  into... Trusting In The Process. What does this look like?  As a servant to the light that is I AM...  I am here to help you see yourself more clearly...to hold yourself more worthy...to be who you know you truly are.....To Reach Curtis Folts go to FaceBook......sit back grab your favorite beverage and enjoy today's enlightening conversations with our guest Curtis Folts 

  • 01:02

    The Whispering Swarm, by Michael Moorcock

    in Radio

    On April 16th, 2015 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will review the new semi-biographical novel by fantasy grandmaster Michael Moorcock "The Whispering Swarm." This remarkable book should be of special interest to magicians and Hermetic students. Moorcock is the modern heir to the mantles of J.R.R. Tolkien, and Robert E.Howard. His fiction is deeply magical and steeped in Hermetic lore. The Whispering Swarm is somewhat experimental. His protagonist is himself and he tells his life story up to his passage from adolesence into adulthood through the entrance into a secret enclave in the multiverse, inhabited by historical and fictional characters he has read about. Raised in London during and after WWll, he discovers an ancient hidden medieval village called the Alsacia, or The Sanctuary, inhabited by magical monks in an old Abbey, a tavern full of swashbuckling cavaliers, including the Musketeers from Dumas and a glamorous Hughwaywoman called Molly Midnight. He also lives in the real world, having a wife and children and a job as an editor, but is driven to escape into The Sanctuary by the tumult of Whispering voices in his head (the Swarm). Most importantly it explores Moorcock's two warring personalities in emotional spiritual and political conflict. He is a romantic at heart and an agnostic socialist in intellect -- so he fights to save King Charles from Cromwell's Ax because his cavalier heroes need his abilities to walk between the worlds. One wonders all through the book, just how much of the fantasy is real, or a metaphor for reality. So, if you want to visit an adult's Land of Oz then follow us through the London fog to the hidden gates of the Sanctuary and we'll find the Swan with Two Necks tavern for a shant of ale and an hour of High Magical Adventure.
     

  • 01:16

    January Jones - Chess & Finances

    in Finance

    January Jones - Chess & Finances


    The idea to use chess as a metaphor to illustrate financial concepts began when I listened to my kids’ chess coach teach them the philosophy of the game and I saw that he was using the same ideas that I used when speaking with clients.


    We started examining how we could employ chess strategies, the very same ones that had propelled Susan Polar to championship status, to improve investment portfolios. We decided to begin the task of researching and writing Rich As A King.


     

  • 00:31

    Easter and Union with the Divine

    in Spirituality

    Guest Host and Swami Jayananda will talk about the Christian myth of Easter and how the crucifixion of the body, the resurrection of the son, and the reunion with the Father is a metaphor for Apotheosis. They will discuss the importance of the physics of Spirituality and the process of the human becoming Divine. They will explain how it got lost and how you can join them in resurrecting the experience by getting the Light in your own soul and initiating the progressive cycle in human development. They will show how religion is instruction for Apotheosis; instead of something to believe in like Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny. Kriya Yoga is Union with the Divine. Learn how to use a perfect practice of Kriya Yoga to initiate the progressive cycle of Apotheosis and expand your identity beyond physical reality.

  • 01:02

    Bert Martinez joined by Norm Blumenthal, Mimi Donaldson, Jeff DeGraff

    in Business

    Norm Blumenthal attorney for workers and consumers. The Latest News on Minimum Wage. Selected as the one of the Top Attorneys in Southern California. Regular contributor on Money For Lunch.


    Mimi Donaldson motivational speaker, humorist. author and unabashed football fan she speaks, people listen. She has taught leadership, team building, and managing people across North America and to audiences throughout Europe. Mimi has spoken at company events for many of the Fortune 500, and she has taught leadership at Harvard University. She has a Masters Degree from Columbia University and was a staff Human Resources Specialist with Walt Disney Company, Northrop Aircraft, and Rockwell International. She now brings her communications expertise to the public with her new football metaphor, Necessary Roughness: New Rules for the Contact Sport of Life


    Jeff DeGraff Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He has consulted with hundreds of the world’s most prominent firms and has developed a broad array of widely used creativity and innovation methodologies and tools. Jeff got his nickname, the Dean of Innovation, while he was a member of the executive team at Domino’s Pizza when it was one of the fastest growing businesses in the world in the 1980’s. He is launching his CPI program  (Certified Professional Innovator) program, which is launching at U of Michigan


     

  • 01:12

    Explore the Philosophy of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda

    in Self Help

    Call us with your health challenges!  We will explore them from the Easterm Medicine perspective.  This method of looking at health is rich with metaphor and integrates a holistic philosophy of mind body and spirit, but also the environments we live in, such as the seasons, climates and the foods we eat.  This perspective is constantly striving to achieve balance.  Let's talk about it!

  • 01:00

    Join famous actress, spiritual healer, author and radio host, Dee Wallace

    in Spirituality

    Thirty years ago, Dee Wallace, a gifted young actress from the wilds of Kansas, dropped into Hollywood with hopeful expectations. Two years later she landed the role of a lifetime and walked onto a soundstage knowing that playing Mary, the smart, funny young mother of Michael, Elliott and Gertie, in ET was going to change her life. 


    Wallace has never stopped working in film, television and stage, and has more than 130 films and scores of television roles and series to her credit. She is currently among a handful of in-demand actresses for guest starring roles in TV drama. Her irresistible presence on speaking forums and two top internet radio shows have made her a sought-after inspirational speaker, spiritual teacher and healer.  


    In her recently released third book, Bright Light (O-Books), she takes readers along on Wallace's emotional, spiritual and professional journey but even as we cheer for her triumphs and grieve for her unbearable losses, she doesn't allow us to sit on the sidelines as merely an audience to her life. Rather she uses her journey as a metaphor for always expanding the lessons she experienced in her own life to a larger wisdom valuable for all of us. Her gifted writing is inclusive, reaching out to connect with readers as with unflinching honesty she takes responsibility for the manifestation of pain and disappointments in her life, as well as the creation of love and happiness for its joys and successes. And she beckons her readers, who almost imperceptibly recognize their own journey, to learn from the spiritual lessons, which are the focus of each chapter.

  • 00:30

    SCI Encouragement Group--Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

    in Podcasting

    In the latest edition of the Encouragement Group, Host David Gerber demonstrates the process of moving from an "Every Silver Lining has a Cloud" in addiction  to a , to a "Every Cloud has a Silver Lining" kind of person in recovery. Co host Michael Boccia, discusses how learning how to hit a curveball in baseball is truly a metaphor for learning how to  handle challenges in recovery. Listen in as miracles will be shared.

  • 02:02

    Paper 180 - The Farewell Discourse - Jesus' Last Discourse To His Apostles, Pt 2

    in Spirituality

    This week we will finish our reading of The Urantia Book's Paper 180 -The Farewell Discourse. Continuing our countdown to Easter, we will again be inspired with hope of renewal by the words of Christ. Join us to commemorate the powerful last words that Jesus spoke to his chosen ambassadors before his trail and death. This paper is sublimely touching, superbly meaningful, eternally valuable, and deeply profound!


    Last week we read Sections 1, 2 and 3 and we had a wonderful discussion. This week we have sections 4, 5 and 6 in store:


    1. The New Commandment: That his followers would love one another even as he loved them, and by doing so, all men would know that they were his disciples.
    2. The Vine and the Branches: A timeless metaphor depicting the Sons of God being as branches on Jesus, the living vine.
    3. Enmity of the World: His beautiful admonition that they not be discouraged when faint-hearted believers turn away from their faith and against them.
    4. The Promised Helper: His promise to pour out the Spirit of Truth upon all flesh, a gift that would work together with God's indwelling spirit to help them remember all that he had taught them.
    5. The Spirit of Truth: An explanation of The Spirit of Truth and how it helps humans interpret their experiences in a spiritual way.
    6. The Necessity for Leaving: "If I go not away, the new teacher cannot come into your hearts. I must be divested of this mortal body and be restored to my place on high before I can send this spirit teacher to live in your souls and lead your spirits into the truth."


    Tune-in as we explore the second half of this exquisite paper from The Urantia Book. Come dressed in your best Easter thoughts and please call and share them with us!

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