Episode 21: Discouraged to Courage

If you are dealing with discouragement, this episode is for you.
I will show you how I work to get over discouragement. I base the process on John-Roger’s 10 Factors of Discouragement from the seminar Discovering Courage in Discouragement . I combine J-R’s factors, my questions and the technique of the inner council I shared in Episode 19.

Below is the reference for the two factors, and the questions, that I talk about in the episode.

If you have any questions or areas you would like me to look at in an episode please let me know….you can reach me via my contact page.

Factor of Discouragement #1

WHAT ARE WE LIVING FOR? WHAT IS THE POINT?
  • The point is to grow (spiritually, mentally, financially etc)
  • We grow by being of service to others
  • Solution to Courage: Service
Questions:
  1. How can I be more of service in my life?
  2. What can I do in my life to help someone else (this could be helping the needy or doing something for a friend or family)?
  3. What’s the next step I can take to do that?
  4. Do it

Factor of Discouragement #6

CRITICISM
  • “I can’t seem to do anything right”
  • “No matter what I do, I can’t please you”
  • Underneath criticism is a knowing inside of us of perfection, and we want others to be perfect (and ourselves!)
  • Solution to Courage: Look for the lesson in the criticism, using the criticism to your advantage
Questions:
  1. What is the criticism (from others or myself) that has until now caused me to go into feelings of discouragement?
  2. Is there any truth behind the criticism?
  3. If I could use that information to my advantage, what would that look like?
  4. What is a positive step I can take in that direction right now?

Episode 20: Spiritual Exercises & Experiencing Heaven Now

In this episode I give an introduction to an active form of mediation called Spiritual Exercises (SE’s), with an excerpt from John-Roger’s seminar The Kingdom of Heaven is a Vibration (avail. at msia.org) about how to move into the experience of the kingdom of heaven using SE’s. I touch on how sacred texts change their meaning once you have the experience, and conclude with an opportunity to do SE’s with J-R’s Spiritual Exercises: Walking with the Lord audio guide.

Below is the video clip of the J-R excerpt for your enjoyment….

Also, letting you know that are previous guest Nick Segal’s book is now available check it out on Amazon here

Episode 18: Clearing Psychic Influences & UFO Stories

So….got your attention with the UFO stories? lol

Here’s a pic from that trip in Guilin….

Year 2000. Guilin, China. Chillin w the peeps by the pool on a hot day

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In this episode I discuss how I learned to clear psychic influences during my time with John-Roger. I talk about his approach and some of the philosophy behind working with it. I start out by sharing some stories about UFOs.

I mention a J-R Moments of Peace in the episode which I have put below for you to watch.

Episode 16: On Listening

Late night in Homer Alaska recording Transcend with Nat episode

In this episode (recorded in Homer, Alaska), I discuss an experience of heartfelt listening and then I use excerpts from a few John-Roger seminars describing creating a safe place for listening to others. I also talk about doing cold showers in Alaska vs Los Angeles.  The seminars “Six Factors to Clear Communication,” “Communication in a Safe Place,” and “What is the Agenda of Listening?” by John-Roger are available at msia.org

Episode 13: Light Work & Observation

In this episode I talk about how I learned Light work from John-Roger especially while traveling, and how I am continuing to do that now. I also explore the spiritual life skill of observation, including excerpts from Observation: The Key To Letting Go by John-Roger (Avail. at msia.org).

Recorded on the beach in Hanalei, Hawaii

 

Episode 12: The Flow, Relationship Tips & the Basic Self

Here’s the latest episode. This week it’s just me. I start by talking story about living/working with John-Roger which was sparked by an experience I had recently…a small miracle that happens when in the flow. Then I discuss a couple tools that have been working for me in my relationship (you’ll have to listen to find out more). Last, but definitely not least, I discuss starting to work with your basic self. Enjoy!
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Nat

Bedtime Forgiveness Process

Forgiveness is a powerful and profound process. My teacher, John-Roger, called it the key to the kingdom. What often gets in the way of my living the life I want, living more fully, living a life of greater loving, is my hurts and judgements. In the process of opening my heart, forgiveness has been and continues to be one of the key practices to letting go and healing my hurts and disturbances.
Recently, I have added into my nightly bedtime routine a forgiveness process. I have done this in years past, and once again find that I am in need of this process to complete my day.
It’s very simple, and I’ll break down the steps below. It is important to realize that we are forgiving ourselves for our judgements (those areas we have the hurt, the pain, the negative energy or negative ‘charge’). This is an inner process and one that is chiefly concerned with letting go of the negativity you are holding onto inside of you.
Here is a great excerpt from J-R’s book Forgiveness: The Key To The Kingdom, which is a great description of the process of forgiveness:
“Open your heart to Spirit and to all the hurt that you’ve experienced, and just say inside yourself, “I forgive myself for the mismanagements, misjudgments, misinformations, or whatever else has been happening that has made me feel hurtful, resentful, contracted, pulled away. I’m going to keep extending the loving again. And I’m going to keep expanding that, until one day it stays extended all by itself.” At that point, you’re really going to be
happy that you loved through the hurts and the discouragements and the despair and th crises, because you’ll find out that it’s really worth it.”
Here are the steps for my Bedtime Forgiveness Process
  1. Open your heart to Spirit asking only that which is for your highest good take place (sometimes thinking of your pet or child, a beautiful sunset, a spiritual teacher, Jesus, Buddha etc and touching your heart can help you move into that loving, open consciousness)
  2. Start saying forgiveness statements with whatever comes up as disturbances, hurts, incompletions, judgements and misunderstandings of the day (or from any other time). An example of how I do the forgiveness statement is “I forgive myself for judging_________” where you fill in the blank with how you’ve judged yourself, the other person or situation. You may find yourself sigh or take a deep breath as the imbalance releases.
  3. See your loving and the loving of the Spirit going to the person or situation you judged including yourself. If you notice you were holding the disturbance or judgement in a location in your body, you may place your hand there, seeing the loving going into that area where you were holding the disturbance.
  4. Repeat the process until complete

Episode 6: Michael Hayes on Becoming a Spiritual Healer

For the latest Episode I interview Michael Hayes. We discuss his story of how he came to be a spiritual healer and counselor, as well as looking at what is going on in the world today from a unique, spiritual perspective. Michael has been doing this work for 40 years and is known as a ‘counselor’s counselor’ as he assists people who assist millions. You can find out more about Michael at awaketolove.com

Enjoy!