Let virtue and understanding be in me, for my defense is in Thee, O Lord, my Redeemer; for Thou hearest the prayer of the upright in heart.

- Edgar Cayce reading 262-17 

This is my update for May 2018 to A.R.E. members and friends who are interested in the new and exciting trends occurring within Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. and Atlantic University. A number of exciting things are happening this month! Please share the following with your friends:


Mark Your Calendars! A number of exciting events are occurring in June:

  • Saturday, June 16 (daylong event) – Awaken Your Energy Body: Blending Shamanic Traditions with Edgar Cayce’s Wisdom; featuring Author and Energy Healer Nancy Pohle Chrisbaum. 
  • Saturday, June 16 (7:00-9:00 pm) SPECIAL PREMIERE EVENT – A FREE Showing of the Japanese Documentary (English-dubbed) on Edgar Cayce called “The Readings.” 
  • Sunday, June 17. Golden Circle and Edgar Cayce Legacy Donors’ Invitation-Only Event. If you are a 2017/2018 Golden Circle donor ($1,000 or more per year) OR a member of the Edgar Cayce Legacy Society/ECLS (by putting us in your estate plans), be sure to mark your calendar for Sunday, June 17. You will soon receive your official invitation to our annual Donor Appreciation Brunch being held this year at the newly remodeled Cavalier Hotel (originally built in 1925 – the same year the Cayce family arrived in Virginia Beach!). Join the Golden Circle or ECLS by June 1 to receive your invitation. Contact Patrick Belisle in the A.R.E. Development Office to learn more: 757-457-7126 or
  • June 17-22, The Annual Membership Congress


Cayce/Reilly School of Massage hosts its largest graduation ever on May 20th – more than 30 students! We cheer them on as they carry Cayce-based massage and holistic therapies into the world.

And now we’re ready to welcome a new group of students this summer to our 700-hour massage therapy program! The application deadline is June 1 – spaces are limited so if you or anyone you know is interested in learning holistic massage at the highest standard, please visit our website for more information and to apply online  at

Come to our Student Clinic and enjoy one of our discount-priced sessions of Cayce/Reilly massage or foot reflexology! Scheduling an appointment is easy and you can also purchase a gift certificate for a loved one – call 757-457-7146 or email


Spiritual nuggets of wisdom are shared weekly on A.R.E.’s blog. Check every weekend for new content at Some recent posts include: 3 Tips to Thrive as an Empath, The Importance of Empathy and Placing Others Before Self, and Finding Answers.


Peter Woodbury interviewed Radleigh Valentine for our latest Reflections show. Radleigh is the best-selling Hay House author of How to Be Your Own Genie: Manifesting the Magical Life You Were Born to Live. He is also the author of five tarot decks, one angel oracle deck, and the Big Book of Angel Tarot. Radleigh left his accounting job to follow his dreams and likes to encourage everyone to follow theirs. View his interview here.   


The Edgar Cayce Center in Australia has announced that it will be hosting an international conference from March 15-17, 2019 on the topic of “Edgar Cayce on Reincarnation: Your Odyssey through Time. The Conference venue is the RACV Goldfields Resort in Creswick, Victoria (near Ballarat, about 1.5 hours’ drive from Melbourne). The Resort’s website is: destinations/goldfields-resort.html. Additional information can be obtained (as it is developed) from Russell Bowey:


SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND DEPENDENTS Can Receive Educational Scholarships at Atlantic University. Atlantic University's military educational benefits programs are available to active duty military service members, qualified veterans, members of military reserve or National Guard units, and qualifying dependents. Individual eligibility for educational benefits will vary depending on your period of enlistment, length of service, and branch of service. Learn more.

Military Educational Benefit Programs:

  • The Post-9/11 GI-Bill (chapter 33) 
  • Montgomery GI Bill (chapter 30)
  • Survivors & Dependents Assistance (chapter 35)
  • Atlantic University Military Scholarship 


The 2018 Enlightenment Series offers monthly lesson plans from my book Edgar Cayce’s Twelve Lessons in Personal Spirituality based on the A Search for God material. Each month includes videos and study material that is available only to members. Learn more at

  • May – Empathy
  • June – Community
  • July – Patience 


The A.R.E. Health Center and Spa, in collaboration with the Tarsia Center, is excited to present our Spiritual Healing and Past Lives Regression Immersion Week, June 11-17, 2018. The cost is $2,275 ($2,075 for A.R.E. members). This limited registration event will enable participants to experience individual and group exploration of their present and past lives through regression hypnotherapy, energy healing, holistic psychotherapy, sound therapy, and breath-work. For more information visit


It’s time to register for your one-of-a-kind vacation at A.R.E. Camp – there are still spots available in all of our 2018 sessions! Give this gift to your child or your entire family and expand your mind, body, and soul. At A.R.E. Camp, you will fill your days with meditation, workshops, arts and crafts, late afternoon swims in the pond, plentiful home-cooked, family-style meals full of veggies from our organic garden, long conversations with new friends, and hikes through Blue Ridge Mountain paradise. Contact A.R.E. Camp Manager, Malenka Kaydan, for information at 757-4577162 or 800-333-4499 or email Check our 2018 offerings and register online at:


The Prison Program is now sending A.R.E.’s VISION/IDEAL and MISSION STATEMENT postcard to all prison inmates who contact us.

Our Spanish translation of Edgar Cayce’s Meditation for Everyone, has been edited is now being printed!

For more about the Prison Outreach Program (our oldest program), call 757-457-7120 or go to Prison Outreach Program.


For countless individuals, the A Search for God (ASFG) material is at the heart of the Edgar Cayce information. Regardless of your religious or spiritual experiences, the ASFG material has proven instrumental to individuals around the world who want to transform their lives. In addition to a new member benefit based on this material called “the Enlightenment Series,” consider joining a Study Group near you. More information is available by visiting


Visit to sign up for any of these and other exciting excursions:

  • Aug 25 – Sep 1: Alaska Cruise Led by John Van Auken
  • September 19-30: El Camino del Santiago (Lite) Led by Renee Branch
  • November 16-30: Cambodia and Vietnam led by Peter Woodbury

NEW FOR 2019!

  • Egypt with John Van Auken (April 2019)
  • Italy with Robert Brown (May 2019)
  • Ireland with Peter Woodbury (June 2019)
  • Japan with Kevin Todeschi (July 2019)


As you’ve heard, the A.R.E General Fund has been renamed “The Source Fund” in honor of the Universal Source accessed by Edgar Cayce. That beautiful, wise Source is the philosophical foundation of this Cayce Work. The new Source Fund is the financial foundation upon which the A.R.E. depends and thrives.

In celebration of The Source Fund, you can make a $100 or more donation “In Honor Of” or “in Memory Of” a loved one, friend, or mentor who has been an inspiration to you: Donate Now! Thank you for your ongoing support of this life-changing work. We are grateful to you.


Here are some of the latest activities going on at our Bookstore: