2014 Monthly IANDS Leaders Teleconference Schedule (usually the THIRD Tuesday of each month at 9 pm Eastern time). (IANDS members click here to download the available mp3 recordings of conference call guest speakers):
Tuesday, Jan 21 -- featured speaker/topic – Rajiv Parti -- While on the "other side" Dr. Parti journeyed through several realms of consciousness and beyond the "light at the end of the tunnel". During his near death experience, he learned his life's purpose: to be a healer of the soul, especially diseases of the soul, of the energy body, addiction, depression, chronic pain and cancer. It was only by experiencing the diseases that had befallen him personally that he could truly have empathy for – and help – others, because he now knew how it felt to be in their shoes. His books are The Soul of Wellness, The Laws of Wellness, and The Four Pillars of Happiness.
Tuesday, Feb 18 -- featured speaker/topic – Alex J. Hermosillo: As a young man, Alex had the ability to help people with their pain with a touch of his hand. In 1997, he journeyed to Heaven through a near-death experience where he gained great wisdom from the from the beings of Light, including the knowledge that there is no death, only a new beginning. Alex brings messages from Heaven and has helped many people heal from heart disease, cancer, tumors, migraine headaches, grief, depression, and more. With the gifts given to Alex, he developed a quick, simple, and effective energy healing method that anyone can do for themselves and others called, Mastery of Energy Healing. Alex dedicates his life to helping others experience a peaceful, happy, and healthy life, what he calls, " Living Heaven on Earth." His new book is A True Story of HOPE, HEALING & MIRACLES. Story on Fox News.
Tuesday, Mar 18 -- featured speaker/topic – Scott Taylor: At night Taylor transforms into a near-death experience researcher and speaker. Having interviewed hundreds of near-death experiencers, he speaks to the heartfelt needs and desires of experiencer's and those close to them. Taylor became interested in this area of research after having a rare shared-death experience. The NDE became the focus of his doctoral dissertation: Near-Death Experiences: Discovering and Living in Unity. Taylor served on the Board of IANDS and moderated five of their international conventions. When Taylor is on special assignment at the Monroe Institute as a residential trainer, he brings his interest in the similarities of near-death experiences and the expanded states of consciousness induced with hemi-sync. Taylor is also a professional member of the institute and presented at several TMI conferences on the intersection of NDEs and hemi-sync. Taylor decided to answer the question of “How do we get people the experience of an NDE without the physical trauma?” The answer is the unique collaboration of Taylor’s script and Monroe Institute, the inventors of Hemi-Sync® technology. Into the Light: near-death experience meditations is a two CD set just released. It leads listeners on four different guided experiences simulating an NDE while assisted by Hemi-Sync in a deep states of meditation.
Tuesday, Apr 15 -- featured speaker/topic – Kienda (Betrue) Valbracht, IMA in Thanatology, Clinical Hypnotherapist, and Author. Although there is a wealth of anecdotal information from the many near-death experiences, and traditional religious beliefs, nowhere did I find a context or philosophy comprehensive enough to contain and integrate all the information. Finally, the western esoteric traditions of Theosophy, Rosicrucianism and Anthroposophy presented a matrix vast enough to organize all the pieces. After years of personal exploration and academic research, I am delighted to have synthesized an understanding of why I was born, am living, and will die, and what happens after. I bring extensive experience through my own life path which has included: Reiki Master, Institute of Cultural Affairs Facilitation Training, Interdimensional Consciousness Training. Minister of Spiritual Healers and Earth Stewards (SHES), Multi-dimensional Cellular Healing, SIDS Grief Counselor, Hospice, Tai Chi Chuan, Firewalking, Omega, Tarot, Subud, Sufi Healing Order, International Association of Near-Death Studies (IANDS), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Rites of Passage, Costume Design, Theater Production, Singing, Motherhood, Waldorf Education, and Anthroposophy. Author of Lucid Death: Conscious Journeys Beyond the Threshold .
Tuesday, May 20 -- featured speaker/topic – Anne Archer Butcher: Swept out to sea and miraculously rescued by dolphins; cast out of her body in a near-death experience after a head-on collision with a truck; facing her deepest fears; resolving difficult karmic connections; accepting grace; struggling with malaria; inspiring her high-school students to greatness. Throughout all these ordeals, adventures, and profound experiences, the author received clear and reliable inner guidance that helped her and others survive and thrive. Anne Archer Butcher shares these astounding stories and many more, not just because they make great stories, but because they contain insights to help you connect with and benefit from your own inner guidance. A spiritually richer and more confident life is yours for the asking. Author of Inner Guidance: Our Divine Birthright.
Tuesday, Jun 17 -- featured speaker/topic – Bob Siress, Near-Death Experiencer.
Tuesday, Jul 22 -- featured speaker/topic – Dianne Sherman, Experienced, Intuitive Counselor, Vibrational Healer, Spiritual Life Coach: Over thirty years ago Dianne went into the hospital to have a quick and common knee operation to repair damage from an accident. What resulted in that experience was life changing. Her knee was the least important part of me that got repaired. She didn't know she had to die in order to get a life. She found her purpose, joy, and passion from being on the other side. She found a sense of herself in connection to everything. – "I had never been so happy or felt so loved. I had found home!!"
Tuesday, Aug 19 -- featured speaker/topic – Rudi Rudenski, experiencer, NDEr radio talk host. On my way to a military school, I was involved in a car accident, during a flash-flood. As my car began to roll over and over, I experienced an extraordinary NDE with a life review. The important experiences were: Sharing Joy, Fishing with my grandfather, Flying over a river, A sunset -- every sunset or sunrise I ever experienced, Relationships: The love of my mother, family, friends. What do these have in common? This was only the first part of my journey -- I remember each part of this journey -- as if it happened today, just now. Other important lessons: Cloud Room Library, The Music in heaven, I was an orb of light, Streets of Gold -- Not what you think, Leaving Heaven -- Square? More Orbs, Revelation of how ... come, listen and find out.
Tuesday, Sep 16 -- featured speaker/topic – Ana Christina, experiencer, author. Ana Christina was murdered a few years ago. She takes us on a moving journey of love, heartache, betrayal and most of all the greatest love a Father can have for his daughter. She dedicates her book to all the souls who have been murdered by a loved one and their voices were never heard. She formerly held the position of Chief Financial Officer but now dedicates her life building a Holistic Shelter for the homeless and broken of spirit.
Tuesday, Oct 21 -- featured speaker/topic – Rev. Bill McDonald - Experiencer, Author, Speaker, Activist. Bill is an experiencer, a non-denominational minister who helps PTSD veterans - and does chaplain services for various non-profit organizations, an author, documentary film maker, an artist, author, poet, international motivational speaker, veteran advocate, a former internet-radio show host, founder and past president of The American Author's Association & The Military Writer's Society of America. As a Vietnam veteran, he was a crew-chief/door-gunner on a Huey helicopter for the famed "Tomahawks" - 128th Assault Helicopter Company in Phu Loi, South Vietnam in 1966-67. He was wounded, shot down several times and almost captured. A recipient of The Distinguished Flying Cross, The Bronze Star, The Purple Heart, 14 Air Medals, etc. Visit his web site.
Tuesday, Nov 18 -- featured speaker/topic – Mary Grace - Experiencer, Spiritual Counselor, Author. Mary Grace hit bottom in life. She was deeply grieving the recent loss of her mother, which escalated her chronic drug and alcohol addiction. At the same time, she was extremely ill from the effects of two long-term, incurable illnesses - lupus and epilepsy. She was alive, but not living - dying, but not dead. Lacking the will to go on, Mary Grace begged God for mercy and to take her Home. The next day, her prayers were answered. Join the author on her amazing spiritual journey and follow the struggles she faced assimilating her mystical experiences with her Catholic faith. Visit her web site.
Tuesday, Dec 16 -- featured speaker/topic – this meeting was canceled