The Gospel of Mary Magdalene II
In Part 1 of the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, I introduced my experience of what the shaman’s call “ extraction.” This ritual is a combination of dialogue, mental and physical experiences that prepared my mind and body to receive a new liver. This is when Mary Magdalene appeared to me and held me . . .
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene
What we know about Mary Magdalene comes from the canonical Gospels of the New Testament and a group of fringe materials known as the Gnostic gospels, which were rejected by the Roman Catholic Church.
The suppression of early Christian literature began when Constantine became emperor
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The Gift of Life
In the painting above you can see the healthy liver I received after my miraculous liver transplant. It proudly hangs in the Cedars-Sinai Transplant Center in Beverly Hills. The Cedars liver team saved my life! I was 62 years old when I went through this transformative experience after receiving the shocking news that I had an unusual autoimmune disease called primary biliary cirrhosis.
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My name is Sara. It is 3:00 a.m. on September 29, 2000. Two nurses are wheeling me into an operating room at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles to wait for my liver transplant. A young man has been shot, and the team is waiting for him to become brain dead. I am unable to process this reality. Someone is dying to save my life!
As I look up at the ceiling of the room, a feeling of calm comes o . . .
Faced with a health crisis, I looked for not only possible emotional reasons for this surprising event, but for alternative ways for healing. I discovered shamanism.
I found out things I never knew about these mysterious people and their ways of looking at reality. The shaman lived on the edge of community life for healing the tribe and individuals in it. It was the beginning stage of i . . .