|FRIENDS OF THE CASA NEWSLETTER - May 2009 (Issue 1) - 28 May 09|
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Singing at the Casa - Article by Tatiana
Dear friends, I would like to bring your attention to a healing activity at the Casa, that the Entities and I, Tatiana, Casa guide, medium and daughter of the Casa are providing for more than 2 years.
Every Tuesday at 4pm we sing in the divine energy of the Casa for one hour at the soup area. We sing many different songs, but mostly spiritual in nature. Everyone is invited to participate regardless of your singing ability or lack of. The Entities have authorized and asked for the singing because it is very therapeutic and elevates the spirits of each of the participants.
During the singing session the Entities are present to perform their work on everyone that is participating or is close by. The music creates a high positive vibration which is the best condition for the working Entities to continue or increase their treatment on us.
Everyone knows the healing power of positive emotions. The singing releases many emotional blockages in the participants. At the end of the session, many are relieved and liberated from old emotional issues and blockages, such as self-doubt, sadness, self pity, inability to express oneself.
Through singing we unlock a part of us that gives love, gratitude, and compassion that harmonizes our energies with those of the Entities and helps to forget for this one hour all our pains, illness, unhappiness.
Express our gratitude to the Creator and the Entities for all goodness, healing and love we receive at this holy place, Casa de Dom Inacio. This is why we feel better after a cheerful singing session.
"What is Tuesday afternoon singing at the Casa for me? Bliss, joy, healing and harmony" Ann
"What a nice way to spend time in the afternoon! Thank you for the inspiration! "Heather Wolfe
''Music opens our hearts, the 4 o'clock gathering raises our vibrations and that of the worlds of healing" Chreste
''I enjoyed it so much- very life enhancing" Loran Conway
''There is something about hairs standing on end! The Kyrie Eleison did it for me! And also some of the tunes keep singing in my ears, making this a prolonged vibration. Thank you for this opportunity to be one " Bet
''The music was that inspiring and uplifting, I'll have to learn more , what a joy! Thank you! Anne
''I'm grateful for this opportunity to blend my voice of people from around the world who have come to the Casa. This harmony of sound makes a beautiful music for God'' Diana
"That was a heavenly experience and will bring me back to more singing in my life!"
''This was a joyful and great experience, thank you"" Louise , Canada
The First Current Room - Article by Grainne McEntee
This room is the first room we walk into from the main hall at the Casa. This is the room that the Entity sends most people to. As with all of the current rooms we are sent there to work. This is an integral part of our healing journey. In the currents we are giving and receiving energy. We are either sitting in the currents working or we are going through in the lines. We cannot simply just get up and join the lines from the current.
The only time we can join the lines from the current is when we are leaving Abadiania after that particular session. There is an announcement concerning this at the end of each current. We do not have to be invited to sit in this room. For optimum healing we need to sit in the currents as much as we can. The current rooms fuel the work of the Casa. By sitting in any of these rooms with an open heart in a state of surrender, with our eyes closed and arms and legs uncrossed, we can contribute enormously to Medium Joao's mission, be present in helping the healing of our brothers and sisters and in giving of our positive loving energy, we receive powerful healing ourselves.
Current has a structure. In the beginning we settle into the work. Prayers are said in Portuguese and English by the room monitors to help to raise the vibration of love in the Casa, to cleanse any dense energies in or around us and to invoke the Divine power. In the middle of current as all the lines come through this first cleansing room we, who are sitting in the current, are working with a highly charged pure vibration, co created by us and the multitudes of Entities. This strong force field is like a washing machine as we are helping the Entities of light and love to give our brothers and sisters in the lines a spiritual cleansing before they stand in front of the Entity. Thus we help the Entity to see everyone's energy fields better.
To receive this gift of purification, standing in the lines only, our eyes are open. Our eyes are like sponges. They are always closed sitting in the current generating this powerful cleansing vibration so that we do not absorb the dense energies we are cleansing. As we come through the current rooms to receive this gift of cleansing our eyes are open. This allows the density to flow out through our eyes to be transmuted into the light.
Feel free to do whatever visualizations you are comfortable with. As sometime sits quite chaotic in there and with the fans and noise from outside it can be difficult to hear any guidance in English. At these times try to be independent working with whatever belief system you are comfortable with & be reminded, nobody is working alone. We are all working together as one heart. Also, be aware that the music is a very powerful cleansing medium in which angels & multitudes of light beings work through. Connect with whatever tool you need to harvest your own powerful heart energy as we all flow together with this heavenly lovelight in the current.
Usually the lines are called in the order of second time, first time, 8 or 2 o clock & not always, but often the revision line is the last line through the currents. Finally, after all the lines have gone through, this is the time when we receive in the currents.
The Entities bestow a marvellous cleansing upon us after giving of our positive loving energies during the session. The work continues with closed eyes and this is a unique opportunity to let go of all dense energies that do not serve us. As we receive this gift of purification it helps to visualize a beautiful waterfall and to surrender all pain, dis-comfort, dis-ease and dis-harmony to this all mighty crystal clear water.
We are encouraged to complete the currents, as even when we go out to the bathroom during the session, energetically we are wide open and need to return to the currents to finish the work and receive a cleansing. If we are struggling during the session we can put our hand up and ask to go to the bathroom. The energy is flowing in a circle some need to go through the Entity room and out the back door. Take whatever time you need to gather yourself. Please return to the currents to receive a deep cleansing. This is very important. If we fail to return we are breaking the currents and also leaving ourselves open to picking up heavy energies from people outside the current rooms waiting to come through.
The reason why we are asked to keep our eyes closed in the currents is that we, by working with the multitudes of benevolent beings without bodies, create a very powerful current of light and love which helps Medium Joao incorporate and do his extraordinary healing work at the Casa. By opening our eyes we break this current and the more the energy drops Medium Joao can physically feel pain (as if his mission isn't hard enough!) Those who are being physically operated on can feel pain also. For ourselves too in the currents with open eyes we leave ourselves vulnerable to any dense energies we are helping to cleanse. They come into our physical bodies through our eyes, the mirror of the soul. Our eyes absorb energy & we may feel very beat up in the currents. So for our own protection and especially the protection of Medium Joao we need to keep our eyes closed at all times sitting and working in the current rooms.
Any other pain or discomfort experienced in the current rooms is the Entities working on us. We are encouraged to see this is a blessing. It will pass quickly. At least we know there is something going on as we can feel the Entities fine-tuning us. Every current is different. Sometimes we feel nothing at all. Remember pain is feeling something too!!! The entities are giving us what we need no matter what we are or are not feeling. Trust and surrender.
There are multitudes of Entities working with us, on us and around us at all times. Like the wind or electricity we may not be able to see them but trust that they are there working for our benefit. They never sleep or abandon us. Many 'unofficial' surgeries happen in the currents. A lot of our 'stuff' (for want of a better word) comes up in the currents. Its a process whereby we are dealing with deep issues long buried or ignored and the currents provide a middle ground where we can clear these issues in a very effective way.
Many refer to these as meditation rooms. They are much more than that. Sometimes it gets chaotic in there with all the distractions. Like everything in life there are tests and perhaps the way things are done in Brazil are not what we are used to. For example, if we are used to meditating in the lotus position, this does not work in the currents. Our legs are crossed in one-way or another and the energy does not flow freely. Adapting to grounding ourselves with out feet firmly on the floor helps us to connect to the hugely powerful crystal underfoot. We need to surrender to our sometimes strong will and be able to change and accept.
In the currents you are in a safe place. The Entities are your safety net. The divine power never gives us anything that we cannot handle.
Feel free to cry in these rooms. This is very healing. We are encouraged to liberate ourselves, to let go and to surrender to this magnificent Divine power that surrounds us here. Sometimes all it takes is a sip of blessed water to bring us back into our harmonious flow. Try to remember to bring a small bottle of water with you into the currents and sip it from time to time. You can always raise your hand and ask for water...agua in Portuguese, remembering to keep your eyes closed.
Try to see these current rooms like a classroom where we learn the discipline of the work, endurance, tolerance, patience, staying in the 'now". Use the opportunity of working in the currents to reconnect with who you really are.
We are reminded here that we are spiritual beings having a human experience and not the other way around. We have come a long way to be here so try to make the most of your time at the Casa and give it your best shot. The more you give the more you receive.
The important realities of working in the currents are about surrendering, opening of the heart, the giving of our positive loving energies to contribute to Medium Joao's mission, in order to help with the healing of all those who come to the Casa and for us to receive countless blessings in return.
We pray that all the brothers and sisters of the Casa de Dom Ignacio get the healing of mind, body, emotion and spirit they came here to receive.
Out of sickness into well-being
out of poverty into abundance
out of darkness into the light
out of fear into trust
out of separation into oneness.
Thoughts on Surrender - by Gary Walker
When we visit the Casa of Dom Inacio in Abadiania, GO, Brazil. We are asked by the Entities and all beings of light who work with and through John of God to surrender to the dictates of this carefully prepared and preserved energetic environment and the lineage of knowledge responsible for the creation and maintenance of its incredibly joyful work of Love and Truth.
However, the word surrender is shocking and incomprehensible for many who have suffered or come from families who have suffered in the hands of their fellow inhabitants here on this planet.
The ability to surrender is tantamount to the success of ones visit to the Casa. It is important we look at this concept in order to understand its importance and, eventually, release ourselves completely into its reality.
Modern man thinks of surrender as something he/she does after defeat or when the possibilities of winning are slim. He throws up his hands and releases his fate to the unknown consequences of infinite possibility. It is a moment of defeat and a moment of courage. It is a moment of pain and a moment of fear.
At this special moment, man stops fighting with himself and starts to observe the reactive Universe of which he is apart. He starts to see the consequences of action; the face of Creation; the result of belief. It is a kind of death. And, if death is feared, this moment is an awful thing.
We don't usually think about surrender until we have glimpsed death.
We do, however, know how to surrender. We surrender completely everyday in front of the TV lost in the silliness of a sitcom or paralyzed by the possibility of a touchdown or knockout, totally immersed in acid sweat.
There are these moments when we, as human beings, allow ourselves (if unconsciously) to totally release and enter into the moment before us.
But, this kind of surrender happens in a highly controlled atmosphere. We prepare our environment thoroughly before allowing such release. At home, behind locked doors with family or trusted friends and, only if the occasion arises, we let go. We surrender.
Surrendering is the principle key to physical, emotional and spiritual health.
Surrender implies feelings of kinship with everything in our earthly home and our heavenly Universe. Surrender relies on the development of our consciousness. Learning to surrender is the beginning of learning learning to express and love who we are.
This is the key to opening the door of "freedom from inappropriate fear" and walking through into Love.
Releasing ourselves from fear happens only when we become comfortable with the concept of death. It is a kind of harmony, like that a fisherman feels with his hooks baited and in the water and the sound of the soft slow lapping of waves on the hull.
It's the kind of harmony that a sensitive feels when the portals of perception are open and flowing.
It's those flying fingers lost in creating music on an instrument, at the computer or making magic in the kitchen.
It is extremely important to remember to set up some part of our lives to surrender to who we are; to what we love.
Putting time aside on a regular basis to get in touch with and enjoy Self is a very hard thing for most of us to do. But it is the search for the remembrance of that ability that has brought us all together. The moments that we live our own personal truths in the presence of and the support of others, are the moments when the true bonds between us are revealed. All is one. All is bonded.
When we allow ourselves to experience the truest expression of ourselves, we are experiencing our higher selves; Self. This Self is the part of us that never forgot he/she is intimately connected to Spirit.
Surrender is a path. Unlike a path of dependency and interdependency, however, like worshiping a guru or following a cult leader, it is a path of solitude in whatever situation the Universe/Spirit/God/You puts before you.
The acknowledgement of perfect connection (not only to those we like or approve, but to all manifestations of life as we know it) is the first step toward surrender.
Through the feelings of true acknowledgement we prepare an emotional environment based on kinship. As kin, it is not so hard to accept difference and conflict. As family we are more likely to back down, be patient and support and to allow each other to grow into the emotional and spiritual space required to go forward.
True surrender means feeling kin to and grateful for what is before us ...at all times. It means honoring the truth of others and stopping ourselves from giving into the fear and rage ...of feeling separate.
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CASA CRYSTAL BEDS AROUND THE WORLDThose of you who have been to the Casa will be familiar with the Crystal bed - the Entity regularly 'prescribes' sessions on the bed to help supplement the healing process.
There are five crystal beds located in buildings adjacent to the main Casa building. Each bed has 7 quartz crystals suspended above the bed which align with and correspond to the 7 chakras of the human body. A session consists of lying on the bed for approximately 20 minutes while listening to soothing music. The crystals radiate color to the respective chakras to cleanse them and to balance their energies. The Entity may prescribe crystal-bed therapy for you, or you may choose to have a therapeutic session on your own.
In our most recent newsletters we provided a list of individuals who were given special permission from the Entity to purchase one of these crystal beds, thereby enabling them to offer these unique treatment sessions at home.
The following are new additions to the list of individuals worldwide who offer crystal bed treatment. The full listing of crystal beds around the world is available on the website,
Adriana Jadranka POSAVAC, B.Sc
During my life changing trip to the Casa - Dom Inacio de Loyola Healing Center in Abadiania - Brazil, in August, September & October 2005. I was healed, granted permission and authorised by the Healing Entities to operate the Crystal Light Bed Healings.
My second call-trip to the Casa was in October 2008. I was so privileged to be invited there again, so I decided to bring my beloved daughter Marica with me. That healing holiday at the Casa with the Entities was so miraculous that it has changed my daughters' life forever. She is only 17 years old and now absolutely sure she wants to study nursing and become a healer in the future.
I am so blessed, honored and grateful for the phenomenal gift of healing and support that the Crystal Light Therapy brings to so many of my clients from all over the world.
I offer the Crystal Light Therapy at my Healing Center " Adriana's Hands of Light " in SYDENHAM, North West Melbourne, Victoria - AUSTRALIA.
The Crystal Light Therapy functions as a vehicle for the work of the Entities and The Entity regularly " prescribes " Crystal Light Sessions to help supplement the healing process.
Crystal Light Therapy Sessions are available by appointments and it is recommended that you have them regularly and as often as you wish.
Love, Light and Blessings
I am originally from Russia and have been living in Australia for the past 16 years. It has been a long journey from being a Medical Doctor (GP) in Russia to Energy Healing Practitioner in Australia! I have my own practice "My Ultimate Wellness" where I am offering different modalities of healing and helping people to bring their energy, health, well being and beauty into harmony.
In April 2009 I spent 3 wonderful weeks at the Casa where I have received a profound healing experience and got a permission and blessing to take to Adelaide the unique experience of the Crystal Light Bed.
I feel honoured to add the Crystal Light Bed Healing as an important complimentary tool into the healing process of people I am working with as therapist at my beautiful Healing Room in Para Hills, Adelaide. My gratitude to Mr Joao, Entities, all staff and volunteers of the Casa for taken me to the next step at my spiritual journey and for my emotional and physical healing.
Lots of Love to all,
Kateri Gisele Francoeur
My mother was the first person in Canada to get permission to bring back a Crystal bed. Since then, I also received permission, so now, we have two beds on location making the energy great for healing !
Astrid Elisabeth Bjerke
I am a Reiki Master who spent a month at the Casa in 2008. While visiting John of God I received permission by the entity to take home a crystal bed to use on myself and in my healing practice. I feel blessed to be able to share this extraordinary healing expereince and connection to the Casa and the entities with others. Crystal bed sessions are available on its own or in conjuncion with a Reiki treatment.
When I went to the casa the first time in August 2005, I also took crystal baths. After a few I went in front of the entity to ask him whether I was allowed to take more crystal baths and if yes, how many. His answer to this question: operation! I was in shock. I could not have imagined to have an operation! But what an experience! Synchronicities followed: In one of the following days an American lady in the pousada told me out of the blue, that she got the permission to take a crystal bed home. Crystal bed to buy? I have not heard of that before...the following week I was deeply in my process. Was I worthy to ask this question? Finally, it took me all my courage to ask the Entity for this permission. What a relieve: yes, I was allowed to take one home to Switzerland. A few months later, over Christmas, I was drawn to Abadiania again and that time I received the permission to be a guide to the Casa de Dom Inaçio.
In the meantime many have had their experiences in taking crystal baths. Everyone experiences it differently. For some, they receive physical healings (swollen joints just recover, pains cease etc.), others feel a lot of energy moving and activating their bodies, others have flash backs in their lives or insights in previous life times, others have extraordinary spiritual experiences with entities, angels, guides... A small boy cried out in excitement: I know that machine....One thing all have in common: they leave in a different state of Being.
In my practice I offer different energy modalities, all in connection with healing, balance, consciousness and personal growth.
Als ich erstmals in die Casa reiste im August 2005 nahm ich auch Kristallbäder. Nach einigen ging ich vor die Entität, um um die Erlaubnis zu bitten, noch mehr Kristallbäder zu nehmen und wenn ja, wie viele. Seine Antwort auf diese Frage war: Operation! Ich war schockiert! Ich konnte mir überhaupt nicht vorstellen, eine Operation zu haben, wofür denn? Aber welch eine Erfahrung! Synchroniziäten folgten: An einem der folgenden Tage erzählte mir eine Amerikanerin, dass sie die Erlaubnis erhalten habe, ein Kristallbett nach Amerika mitzunehmen. Ein Kristallbett kaufen? Davon hatte ich noch nichts gehört vorher...Die folgende Woche war ich in tiefen Prozessen, ob ich es wert bin, diese Frage ebenfalls zu stellen. Schlussendlich, allen Mut zusammennehmend, habe ich der Entität die Frage gestellt. Und ja, ich bekam die Erlaubnis, ein Kristallbett in die Schweiz mitzubringen. Einige Monate später wurde ich über Weihnacht nochmals nach Abadiania gezogen und erhielt zu diesem Zeitpunkt die Erlaubnis, als Reiseleiterin für die Casa de Dom Inaçio tätig zu sein.
In der Zwischenzeit haben viele Erfahrungen gemacht unter dem Kristallbett. Jede Erfahrung ist einzigartig. Für einige sind körperliche Heilungen im Vordergrund (geschwollene Gelenke erholen sich, Schmerzen vergehen), andere fühlen starke Energien sich im Körper bewegen und erfahren ein Aktivieren und Vitalität, wieder andere haben ‚flash backs' auf Ereignisse in ihren Leben oder Einsichten in vergangene Leben und wieder andere erleben spirituelle Erfahrungen mit Entities, Engeln, Geistführern...Ein kleiner Junge hat voller Entzücken beim Hereinkommen ausgerufen: Ich kenne diese ‚Maschine'... Etwas haben alle gemeinsam, die eine Kristallbettsitzung erfahren: Sie verlassen die Praxis in einem anderen Zustand des Seins.
In meiner Praxis offeriere ich verschiedene Modalitäten von Arbeiten mit Energien. Alle sind im Zusammenhang mit Heilung, Balance, BewusstSein und Persönlichem Wachstum.
Andy Rayson & Regina Schutte
My name is Deb Court and in Sept of 2007 I was guided to go to visit Medium Joan and went to Abadiania. At that time I was given permission and blessings by the Entity to bring back a Crystal Bed here to Ojai CA. I returned in January of 2008 to bring back the Bed and have been so blessed to add the Crystal Light Therapy to my practice and have shared this amazing gift with 100's of people here in Ojai California and the surrounding areas.
My self and my beautiful community have been so blessed to receive the Healing energies of the Crystal bed and John of God the Casa and all my beautiful Casa Friends.
Love and Light Deb
The Healings that transpire at the Casa are as individual as the people who come to Brazil to stand before John of God. The small town of Abadania is infused with Spirit.
Whether your healing happens in front of the Entities, in the crystal beds, in your hotel room or at the waterfall tucked within the woods surrounding the Casa, they are all miraculous.
On my first trip to see John of God my healing occurred at the waterfall. My experience was truly a miracle. The first pass brought the me to an awakened state immediately, as the cold crisp water ran over my entire being. The second pass allowed me to finally "let go" of all of the emotions surrounding the death of my son Robb. I felt his laughter fill my heart, once again. The third time feeling the water flow over me after all of the emotional upheaval seemed like an after thought. Well, that is until I asked for the clarity to know what my service to God was to be... Just a few words came: "Your service will be taking a crystal healing bed home."
The crystal healing bed is an additional healing aspect of the work that began with John of God and the Entities of the Casa. It helps with rejuvenation, alignment and balancing of the energy fields, alone or as preparation for and enhancement of my healing work.. Many experience insights and release of specific personal issues and memories. You may have feelings of warmth, movement, tingling or expansion. Your awareness may extend beyond yourself to higher states of consciousness.
John of God and Dom Ignacio of the Casa are never far from my healing room. They are an integral part of this, my healing story, filled with miracles, hope, joy, and new purpose. I hope that I can introduce them to you, via the crystal bed, so they become a part of your healing as well.
Rosemary (Rosie) Volpe
Rosemary (Rosie) Volpe / Maureen T. Hannigan DC Chiropractor
Hi my name is Rosie and I have not picked these locations the Entities have- I am only the vehicle being used to where they wish to bring healing. I have been blessed to be taken under the wings of the Entities and Joao de Deus. I am extremely grateful for all the gifts that are being bestowed upon me in this mission to help mankind. The crystals are portable I will travel if need be to reach as many people as possible that need assistance.
Photos of the MonthThanks to everyone for sending in photos for the Photo Gallery.. keep them coming! The photo gallery has been updated and extended to include all photos available to us since 2002.
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