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Spiritual Response Therapy
SRT News - www.spiritualresponsetherapy.org.uk February 2012

Welcome to the February 2012 edition of SRT News


No-one knows for sure what this long awaited year will bring us.  We know we are in exciting times and that we are going through a great deal of change. Everywhere we look, the old ways are being questioned and new ways are heralding a year of growth and opportunity.  According to Chinese astrology we are in the most promising cycle for 50 years and 2012, the Year of the (Water) Dragon, is set to bring us good fortune and a huge change of energy. 

 

Change can sometimes be uncomfortable but universal law tells us that out of chaos comes new beginnings.   Some channelings have told us that we are experiencing a climactic bulge in space time, which is causing the Earth and potentially the human species to evolve to its next octave - a shift to a less dense dimension.

 

Visionary author and scientist, Gregg Braden, theorises that there is a natural photon belt that planet Earth appears to move through every 26,000 or 27,000 years.  It takes 2000 years to pass through and at 1000 years -  the time the Mayan ancients call The Shift of the Ages - we will reach the densest point at the center.  As a result of this shift, the Earth is changing magnetics and frequency and since we are made of the same elements as the Earth we too are changing.  We remain carbon based beings, but we are changing into crystalline state, almost as water changes from liquid to ice or gas.  None of this is new information but I felt it was worth bringing it back into our awareness to help us understand why everything seems to be in a state of flux.

 

As these finer energies have been causing us a few issues, it is important that we focus on getting through these changes in the best way possible.  There is now much more need to be fully responsible and accountable for our own actions, realising that our thoughts, words and deeds are powerful tools of creation.  We need to become entrained with the new heart-based frequencies by practising love and compassion towards ourselves and others.  Once you are able to come from a position of love, rather than fear, you will be able to embrace change more easily and comfortably.  Try the following meditation:

 

Set a few moments aside each day to get in touch with your heart energies.  Close your eyes and think of someone you love - a parent, your partner, your pet, a friend - just really feel that love in your heart.  Feel it fill your whole body, fill your mind, allow yourself to really experience the feeling of love.  Breathe love into your heart, breathe out any fear, any stress, any tension.  Just keep breathing love deep into your heart and allow it to expand into every cell of your body.  Feel love flowing through you.  When you are ready, allow your love to dissolve any disharmony that may exist between you and anyone else.  Allow your love to spread outwards from your heart, embracing your family, your friends, your colleagues, all Beings on Earth, Mother Earth, all Spiritual Beings, the Universe and then all the way into the infinity of SPIRIT.  Allow yourself to be love, to be one with SPIRIT.  Hold on to this feeling, and bring it back with you into your day and recreate it often.  The more your do so the more your brain will create new synapses, new neural pathways of love to help you heal your body, mind and spirit. 

 

Every blessing, Linda Turner

Book Review

Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior - Dan Millman
(click on title for link to Amazon.co.uk)

 

I have just re-read this book which was first published in 2004 and follows on from Way of the Peaceful Warrior written in 2000.  It is an enchanting book, and follows Dan on his journey to find his inner self.  Beautifully written, thought provoking and easy to read. I highly recommend it.  Even if you read it a long time ago, like I did, you will gain much from its wisdom.  This extract may whet your appetite!

 

"And I remembered what Mama Chia had told me: "You can speak of 'my body', because you are not the body.  You can also refer to 'my mind', 'my selves', 'my soul', because you are not these things.  You manifest as pure Awareness that shines through the human body, yet itself remains untouched and eternal.

 

"Awareness diffracts through the prism of the soul to become three forms of light - the three selves - each with a diferent kind of awareness uniquely suited to its purpose, function, and responsibilities.

 

"The Basic Self cares for and protects the physical body in cooperation with the other selves, providing support and balance.  A foundation and vehicle for the soul's journey in the world, it connects the Conscious and Higher Selves to the earth like the roots of a tree.

 

"The Conscious Self guides, informs, interprets for, and sometimes reassures the Basic Self, as a parent would a child, educating it to best serve this embodiment.  But this parent must cultivate loving ears to hear that child, respecting that child's individual spirit and growing awareness.  Parenthood is a sacred training ground.

 

"The Higher Self radiates love, reminding, inspiring, and rekindling the spark of light with the Conscious Self, drawing it up into  Spirit.  It accepts the process of the Conscious Self, and waits, eternally patient and understanding.

 

"Each of the three selves is here to assist the others, integrating, forming a whole, greater than the sum of its parts."

 

SRA Vision and Mission

 

Vision

The Spiritual Response Association envisions a world where anyone can realise their full potential.

Mission

The Spiritual Response Association promostes empowerment through spiritual support, education, and the certification of its consultants and teachers.

Values

The Spiritual Response Association accepts the spiritual nature of everyone and is guided by its values of compassion, support, respect, integrity, freedom, transformation and well being at all levels.

 

SRA Affiliation Fees

 

The SRA first wrote about its new fee structure in November 2010's Ascension.  Over the past year the SRA has been making the transition from requesting separate fees for Ascension, web advertising, certification fees, curriculum updates, etc. and your fees may have been adjusted to take account of items that you had previously paid for.  That period of integration has now largely come to an end and the figures below show current Affiliation Fees.  These are on an escalating basis, as are the levels of benefit.

 

Fees per annum:

 

SRT Personal Practitioners 35

SRT Certified Consultant 100

SRT Certified Teachers 150

Spiritual Response Association

2909 Pacific Avenue SE

Olympia

WA 98501-2040

USA

srtmail@spiritualresponse.com

www.spiritualresponse.com

 

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuhr


If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Maya Angelou


Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
King Whitney Jr.

Self Mastery Class 21-22 April

 

SRA  teacher, Pamela Murray, will be coming to London to teach Self Mastery Class. This class is open to all SRT basic class students and above and is a pre-requisite for anyone seeking certification for consultant or teacher.

 

Class will be held at the Ramada London Gatwick.  Cost 270 early bird/300 if paid later than 30 days before class.

 

Download the flyer here

 

Spiritual Response Therapy/Spiritual Restructuring Classes

 

If you are interested in learning SRT, then please visit the SRT UK website where you will find a list of classes for this year.  Class dates are regularly updated but if you preferred teacher isn't advertising dates, then please make contact with them directly by email.

Free Website Listing

 

If you have taken Advance Class from an SRA accredited teacher, live in the UK/Europe or have been taught by a UK/European teacher or by an overseas teacher known in the UK, you can add your name to the list of practitioners for FREE!  I regret that for administrative reasons the website is unable to list practitioners in the USA.

 

If you would like to access materials available in the Practitioners' Area, you may wish to consider a subscription to the website.  Subscribers need to have been taught by an SRA accredited teacher, as above.

 

For both, go to the website and follow the links from the Practitioners' Area tab.

 

Please note that the materials posted on the website are not SRA-authorised material, nor do they form part of the SRA's curriculum.  Materials are offered as aids to help you use the system or are for conscious mind/counselling work post an SRT clearing.

Your participation is Welcome!

 

If you have any spiritual snippets, poetry, articles, website links, etc that you think would be of interest to others, please email Linda

Ascension

 

The Spiritual Response Association's newsletter Ascension is issued monthly by email (and also by post for those without internet).  It is available as part of your annual Affiliation Fee.  Subscription to the Ascension is a requirement for those seeking certification and is a great way of keeping up to date with what's new in SRT and in the SRA itself.  Check it out now - it has a new bright, fresh look too!

 

Contact Amber Darkwood at the SRA.

Requirements for becoming an SRA Certified Consultant

 

Full details can be found at this link. Or go to the tab marked Consulting and scroll down to certification requirements.

Linda Turner, Editor SRT Newsletter

 

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