News from Edge Life for May 2006


Spirit United Open House

MINNEAPOLIS – The public is invited to visit Spirit United Church for an Open House from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7.

The day will begin with an inspirational message and music at 10:30 a.m., along with a Kids With Spirit gathering and lesson. Following the service, from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be refreshments and a time for exploration of Spirit United. Meet new people, learn about courses and services offered, walk a labyrinth, explore meditative chanting, astrology, numerology and much more.

Spirit United is located at 3204 Como Ave. SE. From Highway 280, take the Como Avenue exit and go west on Como Avenue. If coming from the south, turn left at the stop sign onto Como. If coming from the north, turn left at the stop light onto Como. Travel on Como for three-tenths of a mile. Parking is on the southwest end of the building.

For more details, call (612) 378-3602 or e-mail [email protected]. Visit

ColorPrint workshop & sessions

Jamie Champion and Chaya Grace-Champion will return to Minnesota May 19-21 to share The ColorPrint process of creating an inspired life based on your personal vibrational signature. Knowledge about your soul vibration can assist you in improving your health and understanding your family and co-workers better.

The public is invited from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20, to "Building the Nutrition You Deserve," a program that reviews the 19 Essential Nutrients of the ColorPrint Nutritional System – nutrients that every human being needs for optimal health, weight and disease prevention. Specific ways to get more of them into your body through whole food nutrition and healthy lifestyle will be discussed. The cost of the program is $20.

The primary ColorPrint Sessions, which includes a personal evaluation of your ColorPrint vibration and a one-hour follow-up session with a trained HoloChromatic Life Sciences consultant, will be done by appointment only from Friday, May 19, to Sunday, May 21. The cost is $150 and registration is required.

An expanded informational workshop, for those who know their ColorPrint or are scheduled for ColorPrint evaluation – "Healing with the Colors of Consciousness" – will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 20. It will assist participants in broadening their understanding of the ColorPrint System. They will learn about all 38 primary colors of consciousness, the Universal Elements, and the five aspects of the primary ColorPrint. The fee is $50 and registration is required.

For event details, visit The local contact is at (952) 250-0115 and registration is at 1 (800) 518-5145.

Read the Edge Life interview with Jamie Champion at

Continuum Center events

MINNEAPOLIS – The Continuum Center will present several dynamic speakers during the next couple months. Doug Boyd, author of Mystics, Magicians and Medicine People, as well as Rolling Thunder, will appear in the Twin Cities in May and Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D., founding president of the American Holistic Medical Association, will be in the Cities in June.

Doug Boyd will present "Mystics, Magicians and Medicine People" from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 19, at St. Joan of Arc Church, 4537 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis. He is a master storyteller who shares tales from many years of experience working with and learning from yogis, monks and medicine people in many cultures. After 30 years of investigating indigenous and eastern esoteric principles of power, cultural concepts of self and other worlds of possibility and perception, Doug leads us to explore new definitions of health, self and humanity. The cost is $25, and $20 for Continuum Center members.

Boyd also will lead a Saturday workshop, "The Vision-Makers," from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 20. In this one-day experiential seminar, he shares the benefits of extensive encounters and involvement with the seers of various cultures and countries and combines his research on self-regulation and voluntary control of psychophysiological states. The cost is $175, $150 for Continuum Center members.

Norman Shealy will present "Life Beyond 100" from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 3 at Jefferson School, 1200 W. 26th St., Minneapolis, and a reception will follow across the street at Continuum Center.

Shealy is a neurosurgeon and psychologist who is a pioneer in pain management. He has treatments and patents on procedures used by traditional and non-traditional practitioners in nearly every specialty today, and has been a consultant to leaders in every specialty including the personal physicians of Presidents Kennedy and Eisenhower. He has researched many alternative approaches to healing, the human energy system and the role of consciousness in creating quality of life. His new book, Life Beyond 100: Secrets of the Fountain of Youth, Shealy has blended his storehouse of information and experience into a potent prescription for living longer and living healthier – on every level. The cost is $25, and $20 for Continuum Center members.

For more information and online registration, visit Call (612) 374-4948 to check available seating. Continuum Center is at 2538 Hennepin Ave. S., in Uptown Minneapolis.

Dream Catcher Retreat

MARINE-ON-ST. CROIX, Minn. – A weekend "Dream Catcher Retreat," dedicated to helping people connect – or reconnect – to their life dreams, will take place June 2-4 at Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center in Marine-on-St. Croix, Minn. In the peaceful environs of the St. Croix River Valley, participants will have a chance to remove themselves from their daily grind and devote time to reflection, rejuvenation and renewal on their way to becoming wildly successful dreamers.

The retreat will feature a combination of group process and solitary reflection time to explore storytelling, mindfulness and journaling as pathways to resurrecting dreams that may have been buried away long ago.

The lead facilitator is dream catcher coach, Victoria O’Day, of InspireU, who says, "Always be true to your dreams. They are today’s hope for your tomorrow."

The retreat begins with dinner on Friday evening, June 2, and concludes after lunch on Sunday, June 4. The $249 fee includes lodging and meals. To register, or for more information, contact Victoria O’Day at (715) 483-3011 or e-mail [email protected].

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Tim Miejan
Tim Miejan is a writer who served as former editor and publisher of The Edge for twenty-five years. Contact him at [email protected].


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