We all know that the new year is a perfect time to reflect on the last twelve months and look forward to creating a new tomorrow. This favorite annual tradition—which includes a New Year’s Eve party with music, dancing, light refreshments, and a peaceful midnight meditation—will bolster your resolutions to improve your body, mind, and soul, and give you the tools to make those changes last.
Using the transformative concepts found in the Edgar Cayce readings, the A Search for God materials, and other like-minded teachings, you’ll explore core topics and techniques that Cayce assured us could help accelerate our soul’s growth in practical and insightful ways.
You’ll also explore the A Search for God study group material—considered by many to be Edgar Cayce’s greatest legacy—with long-time students/teachers like Mark Thurston PhD, Cheryl Baer-Bernath CHt, and others. Gain unique, powerful tools for shaping your current and future life in transformative yet practical ways. You will find valuable new methods to apply the life-changing lessons of Cayce’s work—and other great teachings—to your daily life. You will also:
- Be both inspired and enlightened as the history, message, and purpose of Cayce’s spiritual legacy is brought to life
- Explore the often misunderstood concept of “patience,” which is much more than just “waiting”
- Learn what Cayce said about the importance of meditation and introspection to our spiritual and psychic development
- Understand how dreams can help keep us on the path and give us guidance—including insights into past lives
- Gain ways to know and live your ideals—the forces that motivate us and guide our lives
PLUS: Enjoy special optional membership and study group activities, and don’t miss our festive New Year’s Eve party with fun, fellowship, music, dancing, light refreshments, party favors, and a peaceful midnight meditation.
Registration: Tues., December 29, 1:15 p.m.
Program Ends: Thurs., December 31, midnight.
Open to all. Life members may redeem their passes for this program. Final schedule and additional program details available online 10 weeks before program date; subject to change.
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.
215 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Mark Thurston, Ph.D. is an educator, psychologist, and author of more than a dozen books about personal spirituality. He is currently an associate professor at George Mason University in the School of Integrative Studies, and he serves as the faculty coordinator for a campus-wide undergraduate minor in well-being – including academic courses about mindfulness, resilience, and positive psychology. Mark worked at A.R.E. and Atlantic University from 1973 to 2008, including periods in jobs such as A.R.E. Camp counselor (two full summers), youth activities coordinator, director of educational development, co-executive director, and for his final eight years in Virginia Beach as Atlantic University’s director of academic affairs. Mark and his wife of 39 years Mary Elizabeth Lynch are co-founders of the non-profit educational organization the Personal Transformation and Courage Institute (Transformationandcourage.org), for which Mary Elizabeth serves as president. They are parents of two adult children, and they also love their relatively new roles as grandparents. More about his work can be found at MarkThurston.com.
Cheryl Baer-Bernath, CHt is a former long-time A.R.E. staff member, professional singer and musician, and certified Hypnotherapist. A popular lecturer on dreams and reincarnation, and an avid journal keeper, she has been featured on various radio shows and publications including Venture Inward magazine.