Energy works!

My rough estimate is that Robert Bruce’s weekend conference drew 40 to 50 people, and if any of them were disappointed, I didn’t happen to meet them.

The conference was titled “Energy Works,” and it was held at the headquarters of the Association for Research and Enlightenment, the Virginia Beach organization founded by psychic Edgar Cayce in the 1930s.

The main speaker was Hampton Roads author Robert Bruce, author of the classic work on astral projection, Astral Dynamics, which we published 10 years ago. He is also the author of Energy Work and of Practical Psychic Self-Defense for us and, with Brian Mercer, of Mastering Astral Projection for Llewellyn.

Robert has been studying and practicing and teaching about energy work for a good long time now, and he has had enough experience as a public speaker on three continents that he is able to be his authentic relaxed self even while presenting the most esoteric information. A very personal and personable speaker, he uses stories and questions to good advantage as he covers the terrain.

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11. Crater Lake

Tuesday Sept. 20, 2005. Michael Langevin and I arrive at Crater Lake at mid-morning, coming down the Rim Road that skirts the western edge of the crater. I pull in to the first turnout, anxious to connect with the energy of what I knew had to be one of the sacred places of the earth. The earth has no shortage of power spots, but you don’t everyday come across a place like this drowned volcano crater, so intimately connected with fire and water both. The rim road is far above the surface of the lake, and the lake surface extends four miles in one direction, six in another.¬†Standing as close to the edge as I can, I look out and down, wanting to connect with it, not just gaze at it. I close my eyes and move my energy, feeling my connection to the earth – and am staggered by what seems almost a physical impact. The place has presence! I feel it, and feel instantly more alive, more joyous, as if someone had turned up my rheostat.

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