Omm Sety Speaks – Part 1

merlinda-arnold-pod.jpgJeffrey has a remarkable conversation with Dr. Merlinda Arnold, executive director of Sacred Way and an interfaith minister, psychotherapist, choreographer, and change agent recognized for the lectures and workshops she has presented internationally over the past twenty-five years to promote wholeness and peace. Dr. Arnold is an expert in depth psychology, world religion, mythology, and cultural anthropology working with prominent scholars such as James Hillman, Joseph Campbell, Marija Gimbutas, and Matthew Fox. . Dr. Arnold served as The New Seminary’s American representative in Israel during the intifada of the late 1980s and early 1990s and has led women’s groups in Egypt, Greece, and Crete, as well as throughout Europe and the Americas, to explore ancient feminine mystery rites. Her art and dance workshop program, “The Mystery Quest,” uses as a therapeutic tool a replica of the Phaestos Disk from Crete dating to 1700 BC.

merlinda-isis-pod.jpgIn addition Dr. Arnold served as New Mexico events director for the presidential campaigns of Dennis Kucinich and John Kerry, led a pro bono group for murder victims’ families opposing the death penalty, and participated in several international relief efforts, including the 2005 Tsunami Response. She also co-founded Unity in Action, a nonpartisan political organization committed to uncovering common core beliefs to foster connections among people with different political views.

Dr. Arnold is the author of The Book of Grace: On the Missing Scroll of Light, as well as two titles forthcoming in 2007, Omm Sety Remembered and The Fertile Crescent Revisited: Awakening the Buried Feminine to Heal Trauma. She also produced the DVD Dancing on the Milky Way I, which was featured at the 2006 New Mexico Film Guild Festival.

Listen to part one of a two part conversation with a thought and change leader who is leading the way to a deeper and more profound understanding of whole earth spirituality and consciousness.

Music today provided by Podsafe Music Network artist Jon Schmidt with his piece Winter Serenade.

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