In South Florida We are
Arboleña Novella Theatre Group
- a Participatory Amateur Theatre group. Also We need Songwriters,
Musicians and Singers to form a Arboleña Musical group. We Need you!
Arboleña - Is
Your Open Door To Join An Online Empowering Gratitude Community and Make Friends
The Purpose Of Arboleña
We all seeking to find a way to make
our lives work. Many of us have tried many ways to build successful careers or
businesses. Some of us are immigrants who have left one country
behind and travelled to another for a better opportunity. Many of us have
found the same problems afflicting us wherever we have gone. We have tried many
ways to build our lives but just haven't found the key to our empowerment.
Chances are most of us are well enough off to live well, have a car, a home and
nice things. But we never have reached our potential. There always seems
to be something missing, something we haven't yet figured out.
In Arboleña we tell the story
of how people who have very little by our standards learn how to
become empowered through gratitude. Through the development of a
gratitude empowerment culture, they find the key to the success of
many people who previously had very little.
The problem stemmed from the fact that a few
controlled all the resources and did not share with the others who
needed help. The problem we have in a global world, is that
we are encountering more and more people every day who do not have as much as we
They are not our problem, we say, they are not like us, and so we reject them, do not want to interact with
them. But we have to to create a peaceful world. We have to find a way for
all of us to learn to work together for a group goal.
We want to create a world where all of us learn
to live together in harmony through Gratitude Empowerment.
Gratitude Empowerment country of Arboleña, we learn to be
grateful for the unique characteristics and abilities of each
person. Everyone is making some contribution to our lives and we
learn to be grateful for their contribution, no matter how small.
All are necessary to create the whole. That is what we do in
each episode in the Novella, "A
Passion for Gratitude".
Where is Arboleña
located in Cyberspace. It is ostensibly located in Central
America. It is a short, wide country that spans from the Pacific
Ocean to the Caribbean Sea. If Arboleña really existed, it would
be located between Guatemala and Belize on the South, and Mexico on
the North . See a map of Arboleña and a listing
of the cities.
Many of the citizens of this Cyberspace country
have immigrated to the USA and live in the cyberspace city, NuCyber City.
located in Cyberspace. It is ostensibly located in Central America.
It is a short, wide country that spans from the Pacific Ocean to the
Caribbean Sea. If Arboleña really existed, it would be located
between Guatemala and Belize on the South, and Mexico on the North.
In this Cyberspace country we will take a backward, poverty
stricken country though the steps to sustainable development though
Gratitude though the programs, philosophy service and classes of the
Society of the Faith Master. We will see how developing sustainably
self-esteem building enriches everyone from
aristocrats to peasants. We will learn about and discover how to
implement many kinds of sustainable business development projects
from ecocharcoal to tropical food production.
While this process is
started by Luis Sandoval, the driving
force and power behind the scenes is the aristocratic Alicia
Calderon. For development to occur, the upper
class, the middle classes as well as the peasants must participate
and have a better life. Leadership is the key and it is provided by
the Sandovals, the Calderons and their close friends
and relatives. Our classes will all be taught through Edutainment
using Karaoke and other Edutainment methods such as theater.
Why did we create Arboleña?
Arboleña as a safe space, a space where you and I together can
explore ways of
focused interaction around the
We set up all sort of situations which involves the need
for solutions to communication and cross cultural business problems, interpersonal relationships,
bringing together all ethnic groups, establishing worker-manager
relationships, womens access to resources, etc.
countries these are political issues. We happen to believe they
all relate to economic development and lack of resources to
provide basic needs for all people. We are constructing Arboleña
based on our perceptions of how these needs can be met through gratitude based entrepreneurship.
novellas or soap operas, we will examine everything through the
development of friendships, love relationship, family business
dynamics, political maneuverings as well as export focused
technologies and system.
Arboleña will develop an
culture based on the Gratitude Business
Model. It will
take many years for Arboleña to become the potentiated country
it can become.
will explore the mistakes and problems as well as the successes
as Alicia Calderon, the Arboleña aristocrat, drives development
in her reach for super rich status.
We will see that providing
the basic needs of the poor need not change the social levels nor
will it interfere with the life styles of the rich. Indeed
Arboleña will enable the present aristocrats and
elites to have an even more luxurious lifestyle.
Without fear of
guerrillas, revolutions or coups. Arboleña is our vision of how
a country through
Gratitude Business Model can meet basic needs, provide for the upward mobility
drive of a growing middle class at the same time it retains the
status and privileges of the elites.
IGEI is a Social Enterprise Corporation
|Our Mantra - Always Be Grateful! Always!
The International Gratitude
(IGEI) is a social enterprise corporation
that has social benefit purposes. The International Gratitude
Empowerment Institute (IGEI) sells products and services for creating a
gratitude immersion world. In addition to our profit motive, we are
creating a gratitude immersion worldwide community based on the Way of
Success through Gratitude.
The Way of Success through Gratitude includes these
Gratitude Healing Ways
Gratitude In Business
Gratitude & Spiritual Healing
Gratitude Communication Skills
Society of the Faith Master
In addition to our profit motive, it is a social
purpose corporation with these additional social benefits and goals:
1) Community: To create and
provide an environment for low and middle income people to learn how to
work together positively by teaching personal self-esteem building and
how to build self-esteem in others, thus developing a community based on
faith and gratitude resulting in a gratitude immersion culture.
To empower girls and women through special programs including sports and
entertainment projects for self-esteem building and character
development. To enable them to have a superordinate goal of giving to
the world with no expectation of personal return such as tree planting
projects to fight climate change. To use gratitude in sports to give
strength to women and girls to heal from sexual abuse and domestic
3) Entrepreneurship: Develop
social entrepreneurship projects through micro-financing of small and
medium-sized enterprises including entrepreneurial training programs.
4) Technology: To teach skills to
minorities, women and youth to become Mobile Entrepreneurs through
technologies such as Skype, webinars and podcasts anywhere in the world.
Today’s entrepreneur needs to master these skills even if they have a
brick and mortar outlet for their business. We will teach them how they
can use these new technologies to build their business.
5) Spiritual Development: Through
our self-esteem building programs we will increase personal fulfillment,
enable people to create peaceful loving relationships. When we build
self-esteem, we build a person's spirit. Spiritual development is the
key to bringing us all together to work and live together in a peaceful
world. Spiritual development in our workforce makes people want to be
productive, to be creative and to give their loyalty to each other and
their employers. Without spiritual development it is difficult for
people to lead productive, happy lives.
6): Spiritual Therapy Programs:
Many people understand how important it is to build the self-esteem of
young people and working age people. But many people don't understand
the needs of the Elderly, Disabled and Wheelchair Rider populations.
Some see them as unimportant or nonproductive. But many people don't
understand how they feel and the benefits we all can gain from them. The
fact is, in the IGEI Gratitude Immersion World, we understand that these
populations have a great deal to offer. The fact is they have much they
can learn, much to feel, and much to share which can help us understand
gratitude in many ways.
There are many stories of
are not in wheelchairs but are bedridden,
who make their families' lives happy by their
cheerful, loving, giving, and self-esteem building personalities.
Everyone has something to give. But the fact is, no one can give from an
empty dish. No matter where you live there are others around you who
need positive energy. How do we give them a way to build their own self-esteem
so they can give to their world?
Through spiritual therapy you
will learn how to use gratitude as a power to build
your own self-esteem and reach out into the world to give to
others. One way is by being in the outdoors,
fishing and being close to nature where
your wholeness. By creating intergenerational
volunteer programs you practice the gratitude
skills you are learning. We share with them
the spiritual therapy programs of IGEI.
Spiritual Therapy is a spiritual healing method
that focuses on the rebuilding of inner wholeness. Techniques include
gratitude practices, self-esteem building, meditation, affirmations,
and reprogramming your subconscious mind. These techniques are
based on repetitive actions and interactions,
building new connections in your brain, to help yourself and
others to grow, become more creative and develop spiritual health.
Rebuilding your self-esteem is a vital part of spiritual therapy because
high self-esteem is the basis of wholeness.
Spiritual therapy is best performed in nature
because in nature you are able to reconnect with Mother Earth, become
grounded and feel the energy around us. Our original way of life was
immersed in the natural world. Once cities formed when agriculture
developed, the clearings of civilization through the development of
urbanization separated us from our connection with the earth. Spiritual
therapy through fishing is designed to reestablish that connection.
includes fishing as an
important ecospiritual component of IGEI.
Fishing teaches people to
hope, to keep trying over and over again.
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Thank you for sharing your Gratitude Experiences and for your gratitude.
- The Gratitude Empowerment Country in
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The Philosophy and Practices of the Society of the Faith Master
Society of the Faith Master is
our optional non-secular gratitude outreach. Gratitude is the Survival
Lightkey for us all, empowerment for all, whether you have a religious
belief or do not have any such beliefs. All are acceptable in the
gratitude immersion world we are building, with those who are willing to
live their lives with gratitude.
This society is for those who seek
the religious dimension of faith and gratitude. We have a strong dogma or
code of belief in the inherent goodness of our species and its future
as spiritual beings. Our society is designed to be a high energy place, a
happy place, based on building self-esteem, gratitude, praise and faith.
The purpose of our worship services and
classes is to enhance the quality of life of our members and to
help our members develop community, structure, meaning and a
superordinate goal. That means helping our members develop
faith, building their self-esteem, teaching them how to use the
Gratitude Law of
Attraction, and giving them the other teachings of the
society such as communication skills, entrepreneurial skills and
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