Who Am I? - Goals: Explore Spirituality, Energy->Experience Fun - Joe - Endorphin http://www.angelfire.com/nj/counseling/njaservic.html "spiritus" = "breath of life" "The animating life force, represented by images such as breath, wind, vigor & courage" "innate & unique in all persons, a capacity & tendency which moves people towards knowledge, love, meaning, peace, hope, transcendence, connectedness, compassion, wellness, and wholeness" One
Separate Individual Spirit Matter The path: meditation (inward) - mindfulness meditation (awareness) - prayer - Journal (brain waves) SATI, Vipassana (insight), (Gestalt) Invocation Your Experience Beta 13-30 Deep relaxation - Alpha 8-12 Altered Consciousness Theta 4-7 Delta .5-3 Evolution - Soul Ability to observe ourselves objectively with compassion The skill to journey on the spiritual path Djwhal Khul (Tibetan Master) I am the soul Hara Breathing - Center of Gravity (Chi or qi = vital energy) I am light devine Focus on Hara not technique 5 in,5 hold, 5 out I am love Chest - respiratory system I am will Stomach - digestive system qigong I am fixed design Dantian - reproductive & urinary Sound - ancient mantras Om (AUM) Sanskrit Ah (physical) ooh (mental) m (god,soul,spirit) (John1:1) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Lord's Prayer Our Farther, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen. The Great Invocation From the point of Light within the Mind of God Let light stream forth into the minds of men. Let Light descend on Earth. From the point of Love within the Heart of God Let love stream forth into the hearts of men. May Christ return to Earth. From the centre where the Will of God is known Let purpose guide the little wills of men – The purpose which the Masters know and serve. From the centre which we call the race of men Let the Plan of Love and Light work out And may it seal the door where evil dwells. Let Light and Love and Power restore the Plan on Earth. Toltec "women & men of knowledge" Be Impeccable with Your Word Do not take anything personally Do Not Make Assumptions Always Do You Best Phil Lane Jr. - hereditary Chief - Yankton Dakota & Chickasaw "The spiritual understanding and awareness that every human being is a scared, divine being with a higher spiritual purpose, is fundamental to understanding and manifesting the deepest meaning and infinite love of our soul. Not only do we need to honor and respect our own sacred, divine self, but we must, also learn to see and experience this same spiritual reality in every other human being." energy follows thought Cracked Pot 2690 BC Yellow Emperor - stone probes acupuncture - 122 BC Book of Changes - 507 AD Shaolin Monks - 960 AD Tai Chi Chun - 1026 AD acupuncture - 1911 Chinese Republic Qigong (the force) multi cultural healing 100 days flow of qi (chi) = vital energy, life force moves stagnant energy exercising: jing (essence), Qi , shen (spirit) stores special energy the human body is a reflection of the physical universe yin & yang relationships perfect harmony dantian (field of elixir, storage) = navel upper dantian = 3rd eye = 6th chakra belly (solar plexus)= 3rd chakra & lower abdomen = 2nd chakra endocrine glands, Kundalini = 1st chakra hormones slow movement, meditation & breathing inhaling = nourishment exhaling = cleansing whole body sensing blockages exercising organs achieves harmony Sit, Stand, Lie Down - Remain relaxed & focused - May feel warmth, coolness, electricity, magnetism -> Good -> Embrace, develop & control Begin with Meditation: close eyes, breath, relax, clear mind, visualize -> head in heaven, feet on earth, you are large, a giant, connecting the yen & yang Chakra Crown: Pineal Gland Brain, Nervous System Brow: Pituitary Forehead & Temples Throat: Thyroid Throat, Neck, Arms, Hands Heart: Thymus Circulatory System, Lungs Solar Plexas: Pancreas Muscular System, Skin, Large Intestine, Stomach, Liver, Eyes Orange: Gonads Reproductive System Root: Adrenal Lymph System, Skeleton, Bladder, Legs, Feet, Nose (perineum) Experiencing Spirituality ACA World Conference CAHEAD Wellness March 25, 2002 New Orleans Michael Lazarchick, LPC, MA firstname.lastname@example.org
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