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Walk by my side as we travel down this unique path together and learn to grow, heal, and live in peace. Writing from the heart and soul‘s presence in daily meditation, I unfold a compilation of musings to help your soul remember your journey and reconnect. Other blog posts deliver heartfelt messages in an upbeat style from my reflections upon my past and day-to-day life. Join me as we discuss spirituality, past life regression, healing and so much more. I interview authors, speakers, teacher ...
 
The Soul-Directed Life is a unique interactive radio show. It is the first to combine three essential elements to help you tune out the noise of the world and hear the call of your own soul. Each month is devoted to a particular theme-such as "the call to go inside" or "the call to create." Every week Janet Conner and her guests will share how they heard their soul calling and answered. To help you hear and answer your own unique yet similar calls, Janet and her guests will suggest topics an ...
 
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A sideways view of the soap week gone by with soaps commentator Jane Reynolds.
 
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Lama Tsultrim Allione was the first American ordained a Tibetan Buddhist nun. She returned her vows to become a mother. She is the founder and resident lama at Tara Mandala and author of Wisdom Rising: A Journey Into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine. Join us to meet the once secret and forbidden Dakini.…
 
All traditions have mystical teachings, but the most mystical teachings are from the bees. Jacqueline Freeman, author of Song of Increase, has been listening to bees for years. The bees taught her that honey is food made in prayer. Join Jacqueline for deep insights on prayer, wisdom you can hear nowhere else.…
 
Alana Fairchild is a voice of love incarnate. Alana creates divinely guided oracle decks like no others. The apex of her oracle genius is Crystal Mandala Oracle Deck. Join Janet Conner to hear the story behind that deck and receive an online reading!
 
John Welshons-Ramananda-is a profound spiritual teacher and protégé of Ram Dass. Ramananda believes that the path to happiness is the path of Love. Every page of his book One Soul, One Love, One Heart is a stepping-stone on the path to true happiness. Can you love everyone and tell the truth? Join Janet Conner for a fascinating conversation wit ...…
 
Can you alter time? Shape it? Bend it? Join Janet Conner as she talks with Patrick Paul Garlinger, author of Bending Time, as he shares groundbreaking ideas about how you can work with time.
 
Did you know the people in your current life in past lives? Are your interests and talents recurring themes throughout multiple lifetimes? Who have you been and who are you becoming? Tune in as Michael Goddart, author of In Search of Lost Lives, shares startling details about past lives.
 
What is mindfulness? Why is there such a great need right now for a Mindfulness Meditation Certification with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach? Can mindfulness help solve the world's problems? Big questions. Big answers with Tami Simon, founder of Sounds True.
 
Netanel Miles-Yepez is a walking Unified Field of Prayer. He is a pir in the Inayati-Maimuni Order, professor at Naropa University, and beloved student of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. Together they created A Heart Afire. The book is alive with the indescribable sweetness of universal truth told through Hasidic stories. Join us to have your h ...…
 
When I first stumbled upon this awareness of the Unified Field of Prayer, I turned to the angels for guidance. And what guidance they had! The view of prayer from the angelic realms is so beautiful, the heart can barely hold it. Belinda Womack, the voice of the 12 archangels, brings us their divine guidance and love on the mystery of prayer.…
 
Have you noticed that the Divine Feminine is in her ascendancy? She is being heard in and through all traditions, even those that have long ignored her. Isabella Price has delved deep into her history and brings us a thrilling invitation to awaken the wisdom of the Divine Feminine in your life.
 
The very first time I opened The Radiance Sutras, I held it to my heart and said, "Teach me about freedom," and opened to a sutra on freedom! And I knew that a book of living mystical poetry had landed in my hands. I can't wait to share the ecstatic beauty of this ancient love poetry with you.
 
Brett Bevell is a depth Reiki master. He is an in-demand teacher at Omega Institute, Esalen, and in Thailand. He's written many best-sellers on Reiki including The Reiki Magic Guide to Self-Attunement and Reiki for Spiritual Healing. His new book, Psychic Reiki, isn't about Reiki-it is Reiki-and we get to experience it on The Soul-Directed Life!…
 
Celeste Yacoboni asked dozens of leading figures one question: "How do you pray?" The result? A thrilling and often startling compendium of deeply personal prayer practices. Who better to help us unravel our question of the year: "Is there a unified field of prayer?"
 
Joyce Rupp is a beloved Christian writer and retreat leader, with numerous best-sellers including The Star in My Heart, Open the Door, and (my fave!) Prayers to Sophia. Today, Joyce brings us Boundless Compassion, a transformative process to develop and deepen compassion. Come, let your heart be opened.…
 
Pouria Montazeri grew up with Rumi. He wrote, directed, and filmed the award-winning Shams and Rumi: The Fragrance of Axis Mundi. Join us for a deep and often surprising dive into Rumi's teachings on prayer in the original Persian.
 
Thomas Merton was Jim Finley's novice master for six years. After Jim left the monastery, he wrote Merton's Palace of Nowhere to give us on the outside a taste of the peace he found on the inside. On the 40th anniversary of this perennial best-seller, Jim joins us to share Merton's guidance on prayer.…
 
Theme: Is there a Universal Ground of Prayer? David Nicol, Ph.D., is the founder of the Gaiafield Project and Institute for Subtle Activism. He is also cofounder of Be the Peace, a global meditation event that occurs annually on International Day of Peace, September 21. He teaches on subtle activism at the California Institute of Integral Studi ...…
 
Theme: Is there a Universal Ground of Prayer? Arna Lāhela Johnson grew up on the shores of Hakipu'u on the windward side of O'ahu. Early on, her kuleana (purpose, role, responsibility) was revealed to her as a caretaker/keeper of ancient knowledge, a Kahu. Lāhela joins us to share the deep healing wisdom of the ancient Hawaiian prayer of forgiv ...…
 
You know and love Rabbi Rami Shapiro's books, including The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness, and his radical translations of Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs. He cuts to the quick in just a few sentences in his Spirituality and Heath columns. He's been called a "holy rascal," so of course his latest book is titled Holy Rascals. Listen in as Rabb ...…
 
Theme: Is there a Universal Ground of Prayer? Mark Nepo is a poet, philosopher, writer, teacher (and, many would say, spiritual rock star). He's written dozens of books, including the New York Times No. 1 best seller The Book of Awakening. In Things That Join the Sea and the Sky, Mark shares excerpts from his own journals, revealing his beating ...…
 
Theme: Is there a Universal Ground of Prayer? The universe is alive. Everything is conscious. Everything is in communication-even, or especially, numbers. Because they were here first, right? Everything is constructed of numeric vibrations. So the date of your birth, the numerology in your name, your address, the recurring time on the clock ... ...…
 
Theme: Is there a Universal Ground of Prayer? Michael Lennox as a brilliant astrologer. When you read his daily Astro-Alerts, you begin to enter Michael's awareness that the planets, moons, and stars are living beings in conversation with one another and with us. The universe is alive! And when you choose to enter into that conversation, everyt ...…
 
Theme: Is there a Universal Ground of Prayer? Tara Cousineau, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with expertise in mother-daughter relationships. After her own daughter was assaulted in school, Tara had an epiphany: Only kindness can cure our culture rampant with cruelty. Tara joins us to share the in-depth research on the efficacy of compassion ...…
 
The key to living a soul-directed life is the ability to listen to the wisdom of your innate, divinely-guided intuition-the voice of your soul. But, oh! Those internal negative voices! They can be so loud and distracting. In her newest book, The Intuitive Dance, medical intuitive and holistic energy practitioner Atherton Drenth guides us to bui ...…
 
Penney Peirce is a world-renowned expert on intuition and perception. Her famous trilogy: The Intuitive Way, Frequency: The Power of Personal Vibration, and Leap of Perception: The Transforming Power of Your Attention, transformed countless lives. What's next? Transparency. Peirce guides us masterfully into how to become transparent and, in the ...…
 
In an hour-long special, PBS labels Ervin Laszlo "A Modern-Day Genius." Laszlo is a systems theorist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and author of 90 books including Science and the Akashic Field. Professor Laszlo joins us from his home in Italy to discuss The Intelligence of the Cosmos which answers the ultimate question, "Why are we here?"…
 
October Theme: How do we live The 9 Containers of Love? Girish is an eclectic musician with roots in jazz, world, and sacred music, and the author of a thrilling new book, Music and Mantras. After living for five years in a Hindu monastery, Girish began to share the beauty of mantras. Today he is a world-renowned Kirtan musician. If you want to ...…
 
October Theme: How do we live The 9 Containers of Love? Estelle Frankel is a scholar and teacher of Jewish mysticism, a practicing psychotherapist, and the author of an important book, The Wisdom of Not Knowing. Instead of being afraid of the unknown, Estelle calls us to embrace uncertainty, even relish that space of darkness.…
 
October Theme: How do we live The 9 Containers of Love? Paul K. Chappell is an international peace educator, West Point graduate, Iraq War veteran, and author of the Road to Peace book series. After seeing violence up close in his childhood home and on the battlefield, Paul has dedicated his life to a new understanding of war and peace, rage an ...…
 
October Theme: How do we live The 9 Containers of Love? Banafsheh Sayyad and Andrew Harvey fell in love over Rumi's ecstatic poetry. She is Iranian-born master dance artist who fuses Sufi mysticism with the Divine Feminine in dance. He is a living mystic and voice of Sacred Activism. Together they explore the question, "How can we live life as ...…
 
Ninth Container of Love: The Divine Feminine You are not only a genius, you are a feminine genius, a divine feminine genius. An intuitive, sensual, creative, confident, intelligent genius. The juicy, radiant LiYana Silver, author of Feminine Genius, is with us to help us tune in to our feminine genius so our overutilized, linear, competitive ma ...…
 
Ninth Container of Love: The Divine Feminine The Divine Feminine can be soft and loving or fierce and powerful. Across traditions, she appears as a black goddess-think Hindu Kali or Catholic Black Madonna. Devotional polytheist and Priestess of the Morrigan, Stephanie Woodfield, brings us her love of Irish mythology and deep relationship with t ...…
 
Ninth Container of Love: The Divine Feminine The Divine Feminine is all: the feminine, masculine, inside, outside, all in all. She is Twameva, the ancient Sanskrit hymn to the Mother. Divine life coach and deep student of the teachings of Yogananda, Usha Sharma, has been chanting Twameva her entire life. Come, listen, as Usha teaches us this sa ...…
 
Ninth Container of Love: The Divine Feminine Joyce Rupp is a member of the Servants of Mary, a spiritual midwife, and a world-renowned author of numerous best-sellers including two about her relationship with Sophia, the radiant Divine Feminine in the Wisdom Books of the Bible: The Star in My Heart and Prayers to Sophia. Who better to kick off ...…
 
Eighth Container of Love: The Invisible Every year our host reads a few books that move her so strongly that she becomes an evangelist for them. In 2016, William Keepin's Belonging to God was one of those. Keepin's premise is that divine love is fractal. That means it is indivisible, holographic, and foundational. Just as fractals follow the qu ...…
 
Eighth Container of Love: The Invisible Our host blesses the day she stumbled upon Lauralyn Bunn while researching the theta brainwave state for Writing Down Your Soul. She doesn't think she could have written any of her books or explored the fields of the soul so deeply without the guidance from the masters and teachers of the Akashic Record. ...…
 
Eighth Container of Love: The Invisible After a few millennia of patriarchy, the goddess, at last, is being heard and seen and felt in the land. Where do we find her? In our hearts, our bodies, our minds, our very cells. And who better to help us hear Her wisdom and feel her presence than Sally Kempton, author of Awakening Shakti. Enter the cir ...…
 
Eighth Container of Love: The Invisible When a breakthrough idea drops into our host's awareness or she receives an invitation to write a book or something happens in her personal life that she doesn't understand, she calls her dear friend Margo Mastromarchi to probe the angelic realm for guidance. Without fail, our host is led into a new level ...…
 
Eighth Container of Love: The Invisible If you follow the Shift Network, you've been invited into collective meditation with David Nicol. He is the director of the Gaiafield Project and the Institute for Subtle Activism and the author of a worldview-changing book, Subtle Activism: The Inner Dimension of Social and Planetary Transformation. On t ...…
 
Seventh Container of Love: Mother Earth and the Cosmos What is more fundamental: energy or intelligence? Is information physical? Can quantum physics and the theory of relativity be reconciled? What is the consciousness revolution? On today's show, Janet explores big questions like these with cosmologist, planetary healer, and futurist Jude Cur ...…
 
Seventh Container of Love: Mother Earth and the Cosmos I had an intuitive numerology reading with Emma Kupu Mitchell on my birthday. One of the things that makes Emma's insights so special is the breadth of her wisdom, including astrology. Emma recommended Moon Astrology by evolutionary astrologer, Amy Herring. I not only read it, I invited Amy ...…
 
Seventh Container of Love: Mother Earth and the Cosmos When Jacqueline Freeman's Song of Increase showed up in my mailbox, I wondered why Sounds True was sending me a book about beekeeping. I'm not a beekeeper ... But then, I opened it and I haven't put it down since. I may never. Because the bees have given us, through Jacqueline, a profound m ...…
 
The Soul-Directed Life Book Club Selection for June: Conversations in the Spirit Sixth Container of Love: Mystics Did you miss the '70s spiritual revolution? (yeah, me too) Don't worry. It was captured on tape as Lex Hixon interviewed hundreds of new interspiritual voices on WBAI's famous program, "In the Spirit." More than 300 of those program ...…
 
Sixth Container of Love: Mystics Jim Finley was Thomas Merton's novice. Today, he's a renowned retreat leader, Merton scholar, faculty member of The Living School (along with Richard Rohr and Cynthia Bourgeault), and master of the Contemplative Way. Jim has written many books, including Merton's Palace of Nowhere and Christian Meditation and re ...…
 
Sixth Container of Love: Mystics Carl McColman is Lay Cistercian affiliated with the Trappist Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia. He is the author of many books, including Answering the Contemplative Call, The Big Book of Christian Mysticism, and Befriending Silence. You've heard Carl on the show many times. Today, he joins us to ...…
 
Sixth Container of Love: Mystics Tessa Bielecki was a Carmelite monk and abbess. She now lives in a hermitage in Crestone, Colorado. She and Father Dave Denny cofounded The Desert Foundation, a circle of friends who share a passion for the desert, the Abrahamic faiths, and the spiritualities of the American Southwest. Tessa joins us from her ce ...…
 
Fifth Container of Love: Teachers, Mentors, Guides When Gabriel Horn-White Deer of Autumn-was on the show this past spring, he told us stories of the Sacred Pipe filled with healing and hope. I was so moved, I asked Gabriel to be one of eight meditation leaders for The 1 of Hearts prayers on Inauguration Day. He played the drum and spoke his po ...…
 
Fifth Container of Love: Teachers, Mentors, Guides Who are your best teachers? For many, it's our pets. Since 1994, Patrick McDonnell has shared the wisdom of Mooch the Cat and Earl the Dog in his award-winning MUTTS cartoon. Charles Schultz called MUTTS "One of the best comic strips of all time." But did you know that Mooch and Earl also expli ...…
 
Fifth Container of Love: Teachers, Mentors, Guides When Hank Wesselman was on The Soul-Directed Life this past December, he talked about the three-soul teaching of Hale Makua, a Kahuna shaman from the lineage of Hawaiian kings. I asked Hank to please come back and talk at length about Hale Makua, who comes to life in Hank's 2011 classic, The Bo ...…
 
Fifth Container of Love: Teachers, Mentors, Guides For years, Thomas Merton hovered on my periphery. Then, this past summer, Thomas Merton: A Book of Hours landed in my home and Merton became my teacher. He taught me to pray with the heartbeat of Mother Earth. He showed me that beauty and justice are equal prayers. He led me to find the natural ...…
 
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