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Quote:" The Son of Man agreed with Sophia, his consort and revealed himself in a [great light] as bisexual. His male nature is called 'the Saviour, the begetter of all things', but his female "Sophia, mother of all', whom some call Pistis" (Hennecke 1963,250).

Affirmation: Today I will embrace all aspects of myself.

        Are you ready to co-create a resilient, equitable and spiritually fulfilling future for humanity in community with the Earth?

         Being spiritually fulfilled does not mean adapting to any specific creed or religion, but rather embracing a sense of "connectedness"—of oneness with the universe. Two amazing people, Merry and Burl Hall tell us how they do it, despite living with Alzheimer’s Disease.


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         Burl Benson Hall is very open about his life with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was kind enough to share insights into this challenge which he embraces as part of his life-wisdom. Burl’s wife Merideth ( MerryHall lives her nameshe is one of the merriest people I have ever interviewed.

        Burl is an author, philosopher (lover-of-Sophia), mystic, and retired counsellor. He writes with the editorial assistance of his muse and wife, Merry Stetson Hall, a retired teacher.

        “I am Grandmerry Hall, a name given me by my grandchildren. During my 70 years of life, I have been a teacher, mother, grandmother, author, editor, care-giver, end-of-life mentor, and radio show co-host of Envision This connecting online listeners to visionaries. Folks tell me I embody “The Mother” archetype and Sophianic wisdom. This description humbles me and also moves me to offer my counsel as an Elder.”

        Merry and Burl Hall are authors, co-hostsand co-editors from Sabattus, Maine. What makes this team so amazing is the fact that Burl has Alzheimer’s, but he is quick to tell you he does not suffer from it. He simply exists with it, and embraces the daily lessons it teaches him. Merry is the love-of-his-life, Rock-of-Gibraltar, and editor of the books they create together.

        During this interview Burl shared with listeners how having Alzheimer’s is much like “living in a constantly shifting dream where everything is only now. There is no past or future; only the big NOW.” The insights Burl shares with listeners is absolutely astounding because he is never remorsefulor feels victimized, only grateful for the wonderful productive life he is still leading.

        Their vision is to share with you, the listener, with Gaia, and with many, a vision of a healthy Earth and humane culture where our descendants and fellow creatures can thrive and flourish.

        Merry and Burl explain how their mission is to co-create a resilient, equitable and spiritually fulfilling future for humanity in community with the Earth. “By spiritually fulfilling, we do not mean to adapt to any specific creed or religion. Rather, we mean a sense of connectedness—of oneness with the universe, our loved ones, our ancestors and posterity, and within ourselves. We are awakening the realization that we belong to the cosmic All.”

        As a three time breast cancer survivor whose dreams diagnosed my illness, I was astounded by the information Burl shared with his doctor to get the correct treatment for Alzheimer’s.

        Listen to the answer Burl received from the medical community in the interview.

        Merry and Burl Hall are the authors of SOPHIAS WEB: A PASSIONATE CALL TO HEAL OUR WOUNDED NATURE. Merry explains, “Sophia’s Web encourages you to discover how you can co-create individual, planetary and universal health. It also examines Burl Hall’s individual dreams, visions, passions, and missions, in the light of the Wisdom shared by great thinkers in all disciplines.

        SOPHIAS WEB is calling out for you to become part of the healing of the Earth, all of nature, humankind, society, and yourself. Healing the wounded nature of humankind and the Earth is a primary mission of the 21st Century. It’s on the minds of millions; it’s on our minds; and it’s on yours. That is why they wrote SOPHIAS WEB. 

        In Sophia’s Web, Burl takes the reader with him ever deeper into the heart of Divine Wisdom.

        On the radio show Burl and Merry discuss how:

  • Sophia’s Web is the saga of Hall’s journey from fleeting visions of Sophia in childhood to a mature, surrendered embrace of the Sacred Feminine which now underpins and informs his life, his work, and his connection with the earth community. 
  • Burl’s primary belief, “is that the Goddess is the power by which all are born, maintained, and dissolved. It is she who weaves the entire web of life.”

        Almost effortlessly Burl was able to acknowledge, at an early age, not only the feminine principle in the world but the feminine within himself. As with any male socialized within the context of industrial civilization, Burl experienced societal pressure to embrace the patriarchal perspective which prizes a way of life based on power and control. Yet, Sophia’s Web reveals a man who has moved through and beyond patriarchal programming to an integration of the feminine principle within himself, and who strives to apply Sophia’s wisdom in his life and work.

        Rarely do we have the opportunity to hear an embodied male acknowledge what the author lays bare in this radio interview.

        “Together, we can co-create a more abundant future for our planet.”

        Burl Hall follows the thread within this web that connects his research in these fields to his personal mystical experience and dreams. “We are amazed by the opportunity the worldwide web offers us, a couple living on Social Security Disability and Social Security Retirement, to reach out to the world both through our writings and Sophia, the Spirit of Wisdom, which has woven the multi-dimensional aspects of our lives—personal, relational, cultural, intellectual, scientific, philosophical, and spiritual—into a cosmic web.”

        Thank you, Burl and Merry Hall, for this rare insight into such a beautiful mind and loving heart.


ABOUT THE GUESTS: Merry and Burl Hall authored SOPHIA’S WEB: A PASSIONATE CALL TO HEAL OUR WOUNDED NATURE http://amzn.to/1JUvrkf .  They are radio show hosts of Envision This @http://www.envisionthismedia.com/envisionthis-radio where they connect listeners to visionaries of a more resilient, abundant, equitable, and Earth-friendly future.


ABOUT THE HOST: Kathleen O’Keefe Kanavos is a TV/Radio Host/Producer of Wicked Housewives ON Cape Cod, Author of International Bestseller & Multi-award winner Surviving Cancerland: Intuitive Aspects of Healing, a 3x Breast Cancer Survivor whose dreams diagnosed her illness. She’s published in medical journals. Dreams diagnose your life. “Did you have a déjà- vu or dream come true?” Kat taught Special Education and Psychology at USF.  www.AccessYourInnerGuide.com


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Comment by Kathleen Kanavos on November 1, 2015 at 10:46pm

Thanks Shelly. 

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