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Former Buddhafield Follower Shares Unvarnished Truth About Cult Life

Former Buddhafield Follower Shares Unvarnished Truth About Cult Life

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Radhia Gleis spent 25 years of her adult life in the Buddhafield cult, under the influence of a narcissistic sociopath known by many names: Michel, Andreas, The Teacher or Reyji. She escaped the psychological prison of cult life over 12 years ago, but the emotional scars remain. The post-traumatic stress, forever entombed in her psyche, is repeatedly triggered by the characteristics of political and cultural leaders of today, prompting her to explore her past decisions through a much broader lens that sheds light on the blind spots — and dangers — of groupthink.

“What makes people give up their will, their sense of right and wrong — give up their moral compass and family ties for a person or an ideal?” Gleis asks in her captivating new book, The Followers: “Holy Hell” and the Disciples of Narcissistic Leaders: How My Years in a Notorious Cult Parallel Today’s Cultural Mania, giving a nod to the 2016 Buddhafield cult documentary Holy Hell, in which she appears.

The Followers lays the groundwork by skimming Gleis’ upbringing in Hollywood and tracing the steps of her adult life, when, at the age of 30, she fell under the influence of the charismatic leader of Buddhafield.

She draws striking parallels between her devotion to a cult leader — an authority — whose damaging behavior and influence she willfully ignored, and the followers of other authoritarian leaders, both past and present.

Gleis weaves her personal experiences with reflections on a number of thought-provoking topics, including:

• The search for a higher truth
• Cults, groupthink and mind control
• Authoritarian leaders
• Malignant narcissistic personality disorder and sociopathy
• The American schism
• How an intelligent, well educated person may find themselves under the control of a narcissistic sociopath
• Cognitive dissonance
• The three basic types of people who join cults
• The power of words/influence of media

Informative, raw and irreverent, Gleis’ book shares the unvarnished truth about cult followers from the viewpoint of a former follower still grappling with the consequences of her choices.

Author Radhia Gleis is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, CCN, MEd. biochemical analyst and educator for over 33 years. She has appeared as a featured guest on numerous radio and television shows including Fox News, Austin. She hosted The Health Revolution and Let’s Get Healthy on Talk 1370 AM, KLBJ, and The Wellness Connection podcast on Voice America. She was the host and executive producer of three YouTube series: Wake up America; How the Body Works; and The Natural Way. She was featured in the internationally viewed movie, Holy Hell, which was broadcast on CNN and named one of Sundance Film Festival’s and Netflix’s top 10 documentaries. It can now be viewed on Amazon Prime.

For more information, please visit www.radhiagleis.com, or follow the author on Twitter (@radhia_gleis).

The Followers: “Holy Hell” and the Disciples of Narcissistic Leaders: How My Years in a Notorious Cult Parallel Today’s Cultural Mania
Publisher: Sage Card Publishing
ISBN-10: 1737125803
ISBN-13: ‎978-1737125808
Available from Amazon.com, BN.com and Audible.com

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Sign Heralding Jesus’ Second Coming will be Written in the Sky

Sign Heralding Jesus’ Second Coming will be Written in the Sky

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The High Sign, from Bible scholar David S. Heeren, compellingly reveals 200 points of evidence involving 24 scriptural events that support his unconventional interpretation of the Bible’s end time prophecy.

For 13 years, Heeren has been compiling Scriptures as well as information from independent sources containing similar prophetic imagery. Over time, his confidence in his predication has grown, and today he is more convinced than ever that he has identified the celestial event that will signal Jesus’ return.

His investigation began after reading the book of Isaiah, which describes great visions given supernaturally to the prophet, including many about the Day of the Lord. It was after reading Isaiah and praying Isaiah’s prayer: “Here am I, send me,” when the meaning of many biblical passages began to crystalize for Heeren, and the message of The High Sign started taking shape.

“The next day, I started perceiving a pattern in Isaiah’s prophetic imagery looking beyond the life of Jesus on earth to the era of his prophesied Second Coming on what the Bible refers to as the Day of the Lord,” Heeren says. “This was a noteworthy first for me because for a half-century before then, I had read biblical prophecies with great fascination but negligible understanding. Suddenly, I was beginning to make sense of some of the Bible’s most mysterious passages.”

He found 54 prophetic images, and the evidence mounted concerning the identity of the celestial sign of Jesus’ Second Coming, until there were more than 200 individual points leading Heeren to arrive at a conclusion few, if any, theologians have reached as yet.

“There is not a single contradictory point of evidence, at least none that I found, and I have studied this specific subject now for 16 years,” he adds.

Heeren also explores in detail the Flood of Noah, the demolition of Sodom, the plagues of the Exodus, and the arrival and Second Coming of Christ — and how astronomical events are tied to each. To help readers recall his main ideas, Heeren provides summarization points at the end of each chapter, and concludes his book with a list of seven things for Christians to do to prepare for the Day of the Lord.

David S. Heeren is an award-winning journalist and author of 17 books. He used his background in mathematics and logic to create Tendex, the first internationally used statistical system for rating professional and college basketball players. Nine of his books have Christian themes, including the Online Book Club Book of the Day The High Sign, Day of the Lord, What the Bible has to Say about the U.S.A., The Sign of His Coming and God…or not? To learn more, please visit: www.endtimesmystery.com.

The High Sign
Publisher: URLink Print & Media, LLC
ISBN-10: 1647531586
ISBN-13: 978-1647531584
Available from Amazon.com

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Helen Cook
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
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Transcendent Journey Gives Doctor Insights into Life’s Greatest Question

Transcendent Journey Gives Doctor Insights into Life’s Greatest Question
Website details transformational visits with spiritual presence

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Why are we here? Minister and licensed psychotherapist Dr. Pieter Noomen consciously searched his mind for conclusive insight into this question during his evening walks. One evening, out of the blue, the word “Oneness” filled him. Day after day, a total of 12 words crystalized within him and around him. Those words became the basis for his 12 booklets, each of which explores the 12 components of life: Oneness, Love, Life, Fire, Space, Connectedness, Progression, Effect, Freedom, Joy, Differentness and Harmony.

Although the content of the 12 booklets comes from Dr. Noomen, he didn’t consider himself the author. “I ‘heard’ them within me when I specifically sat down to ‘hear’ them,” he explained on his website. “I listened while they formed in my head. I guess that the best way to describe this is to see it as a ‘merger’ on my spirit level of the voice/presence/spirit of Life itself and my ability to be consciously receptive for that — as much as a human being can be.”

Dr. Noomen’s connection with the higher presence would ultimately last for many years, resulting in an abundance of deeply profound insights freely shared on his website, www.wordsforall.org.

Visitors to Dr. Noomen’s website can read about the 12 components of life and ponder 147 thought-provoking questions and the illuminating answers that came to him during his extensive communications with the All Spirit. Avoiding the word God, Dr. Noomen relays his extraordinary journeys on the spiritual plane with an openness that invites readers to uncover and explore their own accessibility to spirituality without labels or constructs.

He grew to believe that, directly or indirectly, all life stems from one common source and that to connect with that source is the highest level of existence we can achieve on earth. And perhaps more importantly, he believed that being in direct contact with the ALL of existence is possible for every human being.

As to the answer to life’s most puzzling question, Dr. Noomen had this to say: “The consistent message in all Writings is that the purpose of being on earth is to make individual personal choices; choices that can either further direct contact with the real, full reality or can do the opposite and limit our experience of being alive …”

Dr. Noomen passed away in 2019, but his wealth of wisdom and insights freely shared on www.wordsforall.org will continue to inspire people throughout the world to broaden their spiritual paths.

An example from Dr. Noomen’s Wisdoms of the Week at www.wordsforall.org:

“Self-help books, groups or gurus offer mental, social or physical well-being. These weekly words don’t focus on this. They focus on our intentions, our choosing-ability. Which is why we are on earth in the first place. ‘What’ we choose is not the issue. We won’t ever be judged anyway. But ‘that’ we choose is the issue; that is fulfilling our mission here. There are no exceptions to this.”

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Kathleen Harrison
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The High Sign Identifies Celestial Event Heralding the Day of the Lord

The High Sign Identifies Celestial Event Heralding the Day of the Lord

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The occasion of Jesus’ Second Coming, referred to in the Bible as the Day of the Lord, continues to a be a source of great fascination — and speculation — among believers. But the exact day of this event, according to Jesus himself, should not be the primary focus, explains Bible scholar David S. Heeren. Instead, it is important to both understand and recognize the celestial sign that will herald Jesus’ return.

In his latest book, The High Sign, Heeren compellingly reveals 200 prophetic images and 24 dramatic events mentioned throughout the Bible that support his unique interpretation of the Bible’s end time prophecy.

Heeren was inspired to write The High Sign after experiencing his own prophetic event of sorts. While reading Isaiah 6:8, Heeren says he decided to pray Isaiah’s prayer: “Here am I, send me.” It was after that day when the meaning of many biblical passages began to crystalize for Heeren, and the message of The High Sign started taking shape, Heeren explains.

“The next day, I started perceiving a pattern in Isaiah’s prophetic imagery looking beyond the life of Jesus on earth to the era of his prophesied Second Coming on what the Bible refers to as the Day of the Lord,” Heeren says. “This was a noteworthy first for me because for a half-century before then, I had read biblical prophecies with great fascination but negligible understanding. Suddenly, I was beginning to make sense of some of the Bible’s most mysterious passages.”

Within weeks, he says, he found 40 prophetic images supporting his first impression concerning the identity of the celestial sign of Jesus’ Second Coming, and that number eventually grew to the 200 individual points he explains in The High Sign, leading Heeren to arrive at a conclusion no one else has reached yet.

“There is not a single contradictory point of evidence, at least none that I found, and I have studied this specific subject now for 16 years,” he adds.

Heeren also explores in detail the Flood of Noah, the demolition of Sodom, the plagues of the Exodus, and the arrival and Second Coming of Christ — and how astronomical events are tied to each. To help readers recall his main ideas, Heeren provides summarization points at the end of each chapter, and concludes his book with a list of seven things for Christians to do to prepare for the Day of the Lord.

David S. Heeren is an award-winning journalist and author of 17 books. He used his background in mathematics and logic to create Tendex, the first internationally used statistical system for rating professional and college basketball players. Nine of his books have Christian themes, including the Online Book Club Book of the Day The High Sign, Day of the Lord, What the Bible has to Say about the U.S.A., The Sign of His Coming and God…or not? To learn more, please visit: www.endtimesmystery.com.

The High Sign
Publisher: URLink Print & Media, LLC
ISBN-10: 1647531586
ISBN-13: 978-1647531584
Available from Amazon.com

Trish Stevens
Helen Cook
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 2394
Friendswood, TX 77549
903.654.0938 Direct
281.333.3507 Office
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www.ascotmedia.com

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Psychotherapist Shares Inspiring Spiritual Observations

Psychotherapist Shares Inspiring Spiritual Observations
Writings detail profound, transformational visits with otherworldly presence

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Is there a reality that exists beyond our human awareness? As a minister and licensed psychotherapist, Dr. Pieter Noomen often addressed this question. And one day, he found himself the bearer of the answer.

Dr. Noomen experienced a profound transcendent journey that led him to connect on a deeply spiritual level with a higher presence. His “visits” into another human dimension would ultimately last for many years, and his communications with the one he calls “the source of all existence” are freely shared on his website, www.wordsforall.org.

As he explains, “I can only say that the information came from a presence on my innermost spiritual level I was in communication with for some time. The words seem the result of my spirit merging with the spirit of life It/Her/Himself.”

Visitors to Dr. Noomen’s website can read about the 12 components of life and ponder 147 thought-provoking questions and the illuminating answers that came to him during his extensive communications with the All Spirit. Avoiding the word God, Dr. Noomen relays his extraordinary journeys on the spiritual plane with an openness that invites readers to uncover and explore their own accessibility to spirituality without labels or constructs.

He grew to believe that, directly or indirectly, all life stems from one common source and that to connect with that source is the highest level of existence we can achieve on earth. And perhaps more importantly, he believed that being in direct contact with the ALL of existence is possible for every human being.

Dr. Noomen hoped that by making public his personal journeys with the world of the Positive State, he could open our hearts and minds to the possibility that there is more to our reality than meets the eye and help us understand the scope of what full existence is all about.

Dr. Noomen passed away in 2019, but his wealth of wisdom and insights freely shared on www.wordsforall.org will continue to inspire people throughout the world to broaden their spiritual paths.

An example from Dr. Noomen’s Wisdoms of the Week at www.wordsforall.org:

“It seems scientifically proven that laughing is good for our health. Yet I know a source that always lets me smile inside. That happens when I realize how awesomely great the universe is and how tiny I am. And much more, when I realize that this Totality of all, Life in its full volume, is essentially a love reality. Many may not feel or believe that, yet now I know that not my sense of reality counts, but the fact that He/She/It Who is the All doesn’t focus on that but just wants our relationship to be a love affair. That thought often causes more than a smile inside. I want to sing!”

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Build More Wealth Now: Take Baby Steps to Overpower Procrastination

Build More Wealth Now: Take Baby Steps to Overpower Procrastination

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Simply being able to pay your bills each month is not enough. Unexpected job loss. Medical emergency. Natural disaster. In an instant, an unforeseen event can put you on shaky financial footing if you’re not prepared. And retirement? Forget about it.

The good news is, it’s not too late, and it doesn’t matter where you start. It just matters that you follow a proven plan for building wealth and that you begin now, says author and financial planner Edward R. Williams.

“I grew up thinking that the number one priority with money is finding a way to get the bills paid,” he says. “There were never any conversations about saving and investing. I fell into many of the same traps as an adult. It felt like every time I saved a little bit of money, something would happen that would require that money I had saved.”

Williams hit rock bottom when his diabetic father needed surgery and asked the younger Williams to help cover some of the expenses. But he wasn’t able to. Feeling powerless and ashamed, Williams endeavored to create an actionable, practical system for building wealth. The result is what Williams calls The Wedge™, a framework for building wealth through insurance, investments, and retirement and estate planning.

His new book, Wealth Building for Beginners: Your Manual for Taking Control of Your Financial Future, Now! details the top three personal obstacles to overcome and how to do so; provides step-by-step instructions for building The Wedge™; and offers ways to sustain and optimize financial habits.

Williams shares his own financial ups and downs that he weathered before he found success, and uses a personable approach that makes financial concepts easy for readers to understand. Ultimately, Wealth Building for Beginners is an instruction manual for ordinary people that encourages readers to take baby steps to overpower procrastination and use that momentum for building wealth.

Author Edward R. Williams is an experienced and knowledgeable advisor, and registered representative who works with investment products, stock, bonds, annuities, mutual funds, life insurance, estate planning and retirement strategies. After working as an investment banker on Wall Street in New York and London, he launched his own financial services company, Williams Financial Group LLC. Over the past 23 years, he has helped numerous individuals and businesses plan for a successful financial future.

The Williams Financial Group is currently known for working with faith-based communities and instituting the cutting-edge “wedge” process to help congregation members achieve wealth.

As a planner, his focus is on helping clients make well-informed decisions regarding the best financial tools for achieving their individual goals. He believes in developing client relationships based on integrity, accountability and excellent service.

For more information, please visit www.EdwardRwilliams.com, or follow him on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at Edwrwilliams.

Wealth Building for Beginners: Your Manual for Taking Control of Your Financial Future, Now!
Publisher: Williams Financial Group
ISBN-10: 1648588042
ISBN-13: 978-1648588044
Available from Amazon.com, BN.com, Walmart.com and www.edwardrwilliams.com

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Julie Williams
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Embrace Your Imperfections and Embark Upon a Healing Journey with God as Your Guide

Embrace Your Imperfections and Embark Upon a Healing Journey with God as Your Guide

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Crippling fear permeated every aspect of Christine Soule’s life from an early age and followed her into adulthood. Her past of brokenness — abuse, dysfunction, addiction and other trauma — could have very well defined her future. But once she turned to God and let Him lead the way, she found a path toward a brighter future.

“The key is discovering who you are in Christ — your true identify. And that’s especially significant if you, like me, have a past of brokenness,” Soule writes in her inspirational story, Broken and Beautiful. “So much of how we see ourselves revolves around the demands our society places on us, insisting we live up to its expectations. Don’t listen to the world. Listen to God.”

Soule’s life was a jumbled pile of broken pieces. Her father was married seven times; her mother four times. Between her parents’ divorce when she was 5 years old and the day she allowed the power and presence of God into her heart, she watched her sister have an affair with her adoptive father; met 15 siblings she never knew at her biological father’s funeral; turned to drugs and alcohol; got pregnant at 17; had twins less than two years later; and became a victim of human trafficking. She had to break the cycle for the sake of her children. With nowhere else to turn, she dropped to her knees and prayed. And that’s when everything changed.

Broken and Beautiful is Soule’s remarkable story of how God took the pieces of her broken, astonishingly dysfunctional life and transformed it all into a breathtaking mosaic of joy and purpose.

“The places where you feel hopeless are exactly what He wants to redeem and fill with beauty, dignity and strength. He has a plan for your pain. A wonderful intention for your failures. A purpose for your hardest, darkest stories,” Soule writes.

Told with honesty and surprising touches of humor, Soule shares her journey from drug-
addicted stripper to exuberant Jesus lover with a passion for helping others embrace God’s love. Broken and Beautiful is a raw, authentic story of hope, from a place of experience.

Author Christine Soule lives with the love of her life, Mitch Soule, in Seattle. They have five kids and three wonderful grandchildren. She is the founder and CEO of Providence Heights (www.providenceheights.org), a nonprofit created to house women and children in need and to provide counseling, education and jobs.

For more information, please visit www.christinesoule.com.

Broken and Beautiful: Let God Turn Your Mess into a Masterpiece
ISBN-13: 979-8662957619
Available from Amazon.com (Broken and Beautiful), providenceheights.org and christinesoule.com

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