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THE TWELVE
ByWilliamGladstone
2012 marks the end of the
world--atleastthat'swhatthe
ancient Mayans believed. With
over196millionhitsonGoogle
for2012,mountinginterestin
thisprophecyhasbecomeacul-
turalphenomenon.
Inhisnewnovel,The Twelve,
WilliamGladstone,anexperton
the implications and impact of
2012andancientreligions,draws
onhisown life experiences to
createthedramaticstoryofMax
Doff--andhiswhirlwindjour-
neyfrombirthtoDecember21,
2012.
InThe Twelve,Gladstonebuilds
aworldofhope--creatingasto-
rythatpredictsapositiveworld
changeinsteadofaHollywood-
inspiredcataclysmicend.Asuc-
cessfulbusinessmaneducatedat
HarvardandYale,Gladstoneuses
Praise for MUTTS:
"One of the best comic
strips of all time."
-- Charles Schulz, Peanuts creator
Praise for ECKHART TOLLE:
"He is a prophet for
our time."
-- O, The Oprah Magazine
But to be aware of little, quiet things,
you need to be quiet inside.
A high degree of alertness is required.
Be still. Look. Listen.
Be present.
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Guided Meditations
himselfasthemodelforMax.
Asachild,Maxlivesinaworld
ofcolorsandnumbers,notspeak-
inguntiltheageofsix.Woven
throughoutthestoryofMax'slife
ishisattempttounderstandan
extraordinarynear-deathexperi-
encethatoccurredwhenhewas
fifteenyearsold.
Whileoutofbody,Maxispre-
sentedwithtwelveuniquenames
butisunabletorememberallbut
oneuponreturningtolife.While
Maxcannotdiscernthesignifi-
cance of the twelve names, he
isunabletoshakethesensethat
theyhavedeepmeaning.Allof
TheTwelveseemconnectedand
importanttowhatwillhappenat
theexactmomenttheworld,as
weknowit,mayend.
Ashegrowsupandmatricu-
latesatYaleandHarvard,hehas
thegoodfortuneinworkingright
awayforRodSerling'stelevision
specialIn Search of Ancient Mys-
teries.TheproductionsendsMax
travelingaroundtheglobeto
Jerusalem,Athens,London,In-
dia,Istanbul,China,Japan,Peru
andMexico,havinghisownse-
riesoflife-changingmysterious
experiences.
Inthetellingofthestory,as
MaxDoff'sinsightsandexperi-
encesallowustobettercompre-
hendthehumancondition,The
Twelve,revealsthecoreprincipals
uponwhicheachreadercanrely
onintheirpersonaljourneys.
This book is also a practical
andspiritual2012guide.Thecli-
maxofthenovelissynchronized
withmanyofthescientificand
spiritualpredictionsrelatedtothe
meaningandpurposeoftheyear
2012--whichhasbeenproph-
esizedastheendoftimeorthe
transformationofconsciousness
onplanetearth.
Whether reading for the fun
andexcitementoftheunconven-
tionallifeandcharacterofMax
Doffandhisunexpectedtriumphs
andfailures,oratthedeeperlevel
ofsearchingforthehigherpur-
pose,The Twelveisanoveltobe
experiencedandenjoyed.Andfor
thosewhoareabletotransport
themselves into the world of
MaxDoff,thisisathrillerandan
encodedbookofunexpectedwis-
dom...areadingexperiencethat
cannotbeeasilyforgotten.
Published by the Vanguard
Press, this book is available at
your local bookstore or www.
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Canwepredictthefuture?Can
ourthoughtsandintentionsaf-
fectthephysicalworld?Canwe
bespontaneously"healed"from
fatal illnesses? Do we have the
powertoreadminds?Arewe"en-
ergetically"connected?Istherea
guiding force orchestrating the
universe?
Inanewaward-winningdoc-
umentary film, Something Un-
known is Doing We Don't Know
What... (BeyondWords),Dutch
filmmakerRenéeScheltemaex-
ploresthesequestionsandmore
with a fascinating look at the
worldofpsychicphenomenon.
Inherfilm,theworld'sleading
experts,authors,psychics,fron-
tierscientists,Para-psychologists,
physiciansandmorerevealthe
cutting-edgescientificstudiesbe-
hindparanormalexperiencesand
psychicphenomenon.
"Aseriesofstrangeandcuri-
ous incidents happened to me
overaveryshortperiodoftime
that could not be explained by
rationalthoughtorcoincidence,"
sharesScheltema."Iwasbaffled
andwantedtoknowisthisreal?
How and why did it happen?"
Herpersonalquesttounderstand
thesecurious,psychiceventsre-
sultedinherinspiringandorigi-
nalfilmwhichhasbeenselected
andscreenedatvariousfilmfes-
tivals worldwide including the
SanteFeFilmFestival.
The film features impressive
stableofexpertcontributorsin-
cluding;ProfessorCharlesTart,
Dr. Dean Radin, Dr. Eric Pearl,
Dr.LarryDossey,Dr.RogerNel-
son,DrRupertSheldrake,Stephen
Schwartz,DrEdgarMitchell,Dr.
Something Unknown Is Doing
We Don't Know What
By Jill Mangino
EricPearl,Dr.HalPuthoff,Psy-
chicDetectiveNancyMeyer,John
ofGod,andAuthorArielleFord.
According to Professor Tart,
Prof.EmeritusatUCDavisand
currentlyaprofessoratTheInsti-
tuteofTranspersonalPsychology,
"There are hundreds of experi-
mentsdemonstratingthereality
ofpsychicexperiences;theones
thatareacknowledgedbyanyrea-
sonablecriteriaofscienceIcall
theBig5."Tartexplainsthatthere
arerigorousandcontrolledscien-
tific experiments documenting
theBIG5whichheidentifiesas:
Telepathy--mindreadingor
mindtomindcommunication.
Clairvoyance (Remote View-
ing)--thepsychicabilitytoper-
ceive remote places, objects or
people.
Precognition--theabilityto
predictor"see"thefuture.
Psycho-kinesis (Telekinesis)­
mindovermatterortheability
tomove/effectobjectswiththe
powerofthoughtorintent.
Psychic Healing--a spiritual
practice that may incorporate
energyandisknownformiracu-
louscuresoutsideoftraditional
medicine.
Something Unknown takes
onaspiritualjourneywherethe
boundariesoftheunknownand
knownaremergingandprovid-
ing us with the leading studies
and evidence pointing towards
an understanding or truth that
perhapsweareallinterconnect-
edandpartofsomethinggreater
thanourselves.
Something Unknown is avail-