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Sacred Journey: Edgar Cayce, the Bible, and Your Path to Enlightenment
Know the true nature of your soul and your purpose and potential in this lifetime!
This enlightening weekend will help you fan the spark within you into a glowing flame that will illuminate you from within— and light the world. With Mark Thurston, PhD, Peter Woodbury, MSW, Edgar Cayce’s great-granddaughter, Corinne Cayce, MA, "Sacred Journey" author M.K. Welsch, Tom Baker, MDiv, LCSW, and Karen Boldt. ***
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April 21, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Virginia Beach , VA

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Every person on the planet is on a sacred journey. And that journey is about you. Each moment you spend on earth is filled with profound meaning—yesterday, tomorrow, and importantly, TODAY. Now is the time to remember who you really are—and what you are here for on this earth at this time. Drawing from the Edgar Cayce readings, the Bible, and other supportive teachings, during this transformative program you will:

    • Find meaning and direction in a changing world
    • Explore the lives of Jesus and how they lead to His incarnation as the Christ, and what His soul lessons can mean to your own spiritual evolutionGroup
    • Understand what it means to follow the footsteps of Jesus the Master-teacher
    • Recognize the role of karma, grace, service, love, and sacrifice along our spiritual path
    • Discover the connection between prayer and meditation as a tool to enter the Inner Sanctuary promised within each of us
    • Experience special guided meditations, reveries, and a group past-life regression
    • Learn to fearlessly venture into the uncharted territory that is your sacred journey to find God within


We often think of the Earth as a place we come to simply to work out our karma, yet the whole of the story is that most of us come
into this incarnation excited about the idealistic changes we will make in the consciousness of planet Earth. Join us for a weekend
of exploration and understand the life-changing power of your purpose in this present moment.

You will take away a newfound sense of wisdom, clarity, and direction.

With Mark Thurston, PhD; Peter Woodbury, MSW; Edgar Cayce’s great-granddaughter, Corinne Cayce, MA; Sacred Journey author M.K. Welsch; Tom Baker, MDiv, LCSW; and Karen Boldt.

*** Open to all! Life Members may redeem their passes for this program.

Can't make it to Virginia Beach? 

Mark Thurston's and Tom Baker's presentations will be live streamed during the event. Watch from the convenience and comfort of your own home via desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or even your smart phone. Then, once the event is over, enjoy this special presentation on-demand at your convenience as well.

To learn move visit:
The Journey and the Pattern featuring Mark Thurston, PhD
Beyond Karma featuring Tom Baker, MDiv, LCSW

“There is a God whom we can know consciously. Deep within the recesses of every human heart is a divine spark—a candle flame of love—available to safely guide us through this sojourn on earth.” —M.K. Welsch
Event Details
April 21 - 23, 2017
Virginia Beach Headquarters
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.
215 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Mark Thurston, PhD

is an author, psychologist, and educator who worked at A.R.E. and Atlantic University from 1973 through 2008. He is now a faculty member at George Mason University's Center for the Advancement of Well-Being where he teaches courses about consciousness, mindfulness, and spirituality. He and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Lynch, founded the Personal Transformation and Courage Institute (, where they do transformational work with small groups. More about his work can be found at

Peter Woodbury, MSW

received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and his master’s degree in social work from Boston University. He trained in hypnotherapy and past-life regression techniques with Dr. Brian Weiss, Dr. Allen Chips, and Dan Brown, PhD. Peter is in private practice as a psycho-therapist and hypnotherapist in Virginia Beach, with a focus on the use of spirituality and faith as tools for personal transformation and liberation.

A student of the Cayce readings for over 20 years, he is a popular presenter on key topics from the Cayce readings both at A.R.E. Headquarters and in the field. Fluent in three languages, he is also known for his outstanding leadership of A.R.E. Tours to South America, India, and Egypt. He also finds time to play Edgar Cayce in the popular one-man show titled “An Evening with Edgar Cayce.”

To view Peter's upcoming schedule of events, download his event schedule (PDF), or use our search events page for "Peter Woodbury."

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Tom Baker, MDiv, LCSW

has an exciting and varied background. He grew up with the Edgar Cayce readings, is a student of the Course in Miracles, and served as a Roman Catholic priest and seminary professor until 1990.  His most outstanding work is with love, forgiveness, and living gracefully—or “full of grace.” Known for presentations filled with humor, warmth, depth, and insight, he combines a lifetime of study of the Edgar Cayce readings with A Course in Miracles. He grounds his spiritual quest by continuing to study contemplatively Christian theology and spirituality.

Corinne Cayce

Corinne Cayce, MA, is a life coach, and a speaker and writer for the A.R.E. A great-granddaughter of Edgar Cayce, applying material from the Cayce readings is at the heart of her personal spiritual path and professional life. Through her life-coaching practice, she draws on ideas from the readings to support clients in bringing fresh meaning, purpose and joy into daily life. Corinne has a Master’s degree in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University, where her graduate work focused on mindful conflict resolution, authentic leadership, and organizational learning. She lives with her husband and two young children outside Charlottesville, Va. Corinne can be reached at

M.K. Welsch

M.K. Welsch is a 40-year student of the Edgar Cayce information and accomplished writer who has spent the majority of her professional career in the not-for-profit world, helping dedicated people engender positive change in the world. Her extensive background ranges from working for a national environmental organization to the field of public television. A lifelong spiritual seeker, she has served on the Board of Trustees for the Association for Research and Enlightenment and written for its magazine, Venture InwardSacred Journey: Edgar Cayce, the Bible and the Path to Enlightenment is her first book.

Karen Boldt

on the A.R.E. staff for 12 years, Karen has served in a variety of departments including the A.R.E. Health Center & Spa, the Cayce/Reilly School of Massage, and Youth and Family Services. Currently working as the supervisor of Outreach Services, including Prison Outreach and Spiritual Growth Groups, and Prayer and Meditation Services, she is also a member of the Glad Helper Prayer Healing Group. A student of meditation and world religions, Karen has been practicing a daily prayer and meditation devotion for over 15 years.