Kathy Flynn grew up in Portales, NM. Her father was a liberal Protestant Minister and her mother was a character who lived to be 104. Kathy has served as the Community Mental Health Consultant for the state of NM; Director of Crippled Children’s Services (now Children’s Medical Services); as Acting Director of Carrie Tingley Hospital, Director of the CTH Foundation and Director of Open Hands, Inc. She has also served as assistant Secretary of State from 1991-1998. Kathy has also been a radio talk show host, a New Mexican news columnist, and is the published author of three books about NM New Deal public art. Currently she is the Executive Director of the National New Deal Preservation Association, raising funds to conserve numerous New Deal era (1933-43) public art in NM.
Over the past 25 years, Robin Duda has created a healing process called Soul Alchemy. As she connected with Source, she was shown that her Soul created all events in her life and the opportunity the Soul has to heal with the body and personality once it fully chooses Love of Self. Robin and her husband Joseph founded Sustainable Love, a training and guidance center to catalyze and support humanity’s awakening into Unity Consciousness. Robin is currently integrating story telling, teaching improvisational movement arts and performance coaching as another creative expansion of her passion.
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth? This is the question Cynthia Jurs posed to a 106 year old lama in his Himalayan cave 24 years ago. She will speak about his response and her journey of working with Earth Treasure Vases in communities around the world, turning prayers into action and creating a global mandala of peace and healing for the Earth. Cynthia Jurs received dharma transmission from Thich Nhat Hanh in 1994 and founded the Open Way Sangha in Chupadero, New Mexico, where she teaches sacred activism and engaged Buddhism.
David Raymer is a human thoroughly enjoying life in the physical world and busy exploring and contemplating what it all means. He is thoroughly grounded in this space and time, yet perfectly comfortable with the idea of other universes, other dimensions and an existence where there is no such thing as time. His current talk is a result of an exploration of how such a physically puny species such as humans has managed to survive and even considers itself the brightest creature on the planet. He is doubtful about the veracity of that claim, yet admits that we are surely the oddest of all of earth’s residents.
Deanna Joy Hallmark, a post-operative transgender woman, presents a light-hearted look at her experiences of life struggling to live as a man and those of her life today as the self-realized, empowered, intelligent, and beautiful woman she always thought she was born to be. She will also speak to the power of her single-minded commitment to her success, where failure was simply not an option.
Rev. Calvert invites you to experience the power of your heart in a call to action to help heal the wounded Earth and All sentient beings. In a time of corporate greed, and political obstruction, Climate Change is escalating, more rapidly than scientists initially realized…. There IS something you can do on both the inner and outer levels, and the time to act is NOW.
Rev. Calvert is an ordained Priest and former Associate Pastor of the Church of Antioch in Santa Fe. As an aspiring Druid practitioner, she honors the seasons and Cycles of Life and has authored a Celtic spiritual adventure book, Beitha’s Sound. Her Mission statement is to bring comfort and joy to all she meets. She believes that through cooperation and creativity instead of competition, we can create a globally harmonious, sustainable world for all sentient beings.
Regina Ress is an award winning storyteller, actor, teacher, and author who splits her time between Greenwich Village (NYC) and Santa Fe. She has performed and led workshops in the US, Latin America and Europe in English and Spanish, in schools and international festivals, in prisons and parks, homeless shelters and the White House. She is a Producer/Associate Director of Healing Voices-Personal Stories, a Santa Fe based film company making films to raise awareness of domestic/intimate partner violence and she volunteers with women in the SF county jail. Read more
Nicolaas Bollen has a different point of view about how each of us co-creates and experiences as the created, our individual events and situations. He sees each Now Moment like a single frame in a motion picture and each Moment of Now as bundled up Now Moments like a scene from a movie. Nicolaas’ point of view is one of many perspectives held by others. All paths are perfect even though we might not choose it for ourselves.
Looking outside the box to the field, the vibes, the connectedness that we are always part of, that we know we can sense. And seeing if we can make some little jumps into it with simple exercises. Mishra Suloway has been working in energy fields for decades, as a healer and as a facilitator of family constellations and conscious dance.