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PRAISES, GRATITUDE, SPIRIT EYE and FAITH
The Philosophy and Practices of the Society of the Faith Master
The 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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First of all I'll tell you what I
don't do, and that is the diagnosis or treatment of mental or
physical illnesses. For that I must refer you to a licensed
health or mental health care practitioner. Please read my
disclaimer. Using the combined knowledge of the ancient
shamans of my ancestry, New Age and New Thought esoteric
teachings, metaphysics, and the gratitude key of Empowerment, I
can help you to uncover your inner spiritual
master through walking with me on the
Spiritual Path of
Gratitude Healing to free and release
your true self into your potentiated high self esteem self. Your
inner spiritual master is you as you will be when you have
mastered the Rainbow Healing Stages of the Path. That's what I do, and
I invite you to walk with me.
We are all seeking to reach our ultimate potential. There are so many
paths we can take. Some do it through martial arts. Others do it through
meditation, chanting, rituals, fasting, even self mutilation. Some will
choose to walk away from the world, go to some secret place, whether a
mountain top or an unpopulated island. Others choose to go to Alaska and
places where there is little population to find themselves. All are good
depending on the person who is seeking. There is a path for all.
The Path You Choose Depends Upon Your Inner
Makeup and Your Goals
If you are only interested in your own personal growth, you may choose
one of the paths that lead you to spend much time alone. That is a good
path for many. Others may choose a path that involves physical as well
as spiritual discipline such as martial arts. It all depends upon who
you are inside and where you want to go.
If You Have Family, Friends, A Community, A
Workplace, a society or any Lifestyle That Mandates You to Interact with
Others You Will Need a Path That Includes Positive Ways of Interacting
With Others in Your World.
There are many people who are troubled and just don't feel right about
their lives. They often feel like they are throwing away their lives,
not reaching their potential, not finding the friendships they deserve
and need, not developing meaningful love relationships, having poor
success in school, work and life, not being able to speak up and stand
up for their rights, throwing away their lives on drugs and alcohol,
spending hours in meaningless TV watching, playing video games, throwing
away the tremendous powers they have been given, all because they do not
believe in themselves... because they have low self esteem... they don't get
the promotions they deserve... they don't move up the ladder... they don't
have the kind of success they have the capabilities to have... they don't
create the kind of potentiated life they want... and they suffer day and
night with a deep inner sense of unhappiness and emptiness.
call our path the Spiritual Path of Gratitude Healing. Those
who walk that path are called Rainbows. There are coaches who
call the people they coach their clients, I used to work with
clients when I was a caseworker with the Cook County Dept. of
Welfare. You are not a client. You are a
special person who is
seeking a way to be all that you can be, to do all you can do,
and to reach out to your
world as a whole person.
I no longer work with clients. I share energy with
extraordinary people. People who are seeking to reach a
higher spiritual level. People who seek a path to reach their
potential. People who have a great destiny. People who want to
be all they can be. People with great talent who for whatever
reason in their past have been blocked. There are many ways to
get blocked in today's world, but as we know after the whole
world was destroyed, God sent a Rainbow to declare to mankind
that there was a future.
I invite you to walk with me and become a Rainbow. Reach your
personal potential. Then serve as
a source of hope to a world
in need of healing. You can be a Rainbow as a Gratitude Healer.
But as the saying goes, "Physician, heal thyself." So of course
first you need to be healed. And that is what the Spiritual Path
of Gratitude Healing is about. We are working alongside
potential world healers. That is why we call you Rainbows.
Because there is a great destiny at the end. There is a pot of
gold waiting for you including a fulfilling life, prosperity and
inner joy. So my Rainbows, welcome.
There Is A Way To Gain Happiness But it Has
Not Been Taught
The problem with most people is that they have never been taught that
there is way to gain happiness, that they can organize and plan their
lives to get what they want out of it, and that they can change starting
from wherever they are right now by building their personal self esteem
and the self esteem of others through the Empowerment key of Gratitude
Usually when people finally begin to examine their lives, they are in
one of two places, either they are on a path to personal development or
they are in a crisis situation. In either case, they may look in many
places for fulfillment, looking for a guru here, a Master there, a new
faith. They are always looking outside themselves for the answer to
their lack of life satisfaction.
Your Level of Self Esteem Is What Determines
The fact is, their inner truth, their self
esteem, that sense of self seems deeply buried,
and yet their level of self esteem is what determines their happiness in
life. Self esteem is not based on your outer appearance, how much money
you have, although money in itself is good and necessary, or how you
make yourself appear better than others. So what is self esteem?
Probably 90% of the people who embark on developing their personal
potential fail because they do not understand that self esteem is
actually packets of energy or life force. Several
ways of maintaining high self esteem have been developed. One is used by
members of dominant cultures to keep members of subordinate cultures in
their place and under control.
Are Depotentiated By Self Esteem Energy Stealing By Others
These people have discovered ways to steal self esteem units from others
and so keep them at a lower level of self esteem energy which makes them
easier to manipulate and control. This is called self esteem stealing or
sexism or racism. Since these people do this on a daily basis and
usually have the political, economic or military power to enforce their
behaviors, and also reinforce each other in this, they are able to
maintain these stolen and harvested self esteem
units in the dominant population.
Self esteem stealing is also used within the subordinated populations.
Often children are put down, or desensitized' through home abuse to the
treatment by the dominant culture so they won't rebel and be harmed.
That is, the children expect to be treated that way and teach their
children the same thing. Also sexism, financial superiority and skin
color are 'ranked' with downgrading remarks, mark ups in prices, and put
downs. But since they are not in a position to reinforce these self
esteem robbing behaviors, these accumulated self esteem units are lost
to the total population. That is the result of self hate among
Stealing Is Hurtful and Debilitating to Those Who Are Robbed
Self esteem stealing occurs when women are subjected to sexual
harassment, minority populations are systematically kept from success by
hiring practices, discrimination for promotions, daily negative input in
the total environment, changes in set-ups in business contracts that
disperse or divert the commissions completely from the minority members
of the contract. When minority people walk into the room, many
dominants look at them and send hate energy to them so strongly they can
feel it. It is possible to counter the negative energy, but this takes
time, knowhow and energy. Meanwhile the dominant is being productive
while the subordinate is forced to use his or her energy to rebound
after receiving a blow of hate energy.
Many people in subordinate positions in corporations and businesses
where executives regularly use them for self esteem unit harvesting. The
secretarial ghetto is a prime example. Additionally, women executives
have not only to be competent, but are continually using energy fighting
against sexual innuendoes, deliberately used to throw them off balance.
Any athlete will tell you the real game is the "mind" game. Win the
"mind" game and the actual game is as good as in the win column. Self
esteem stealing is used to make subordinate populations unable to
perform at their top capabilities so the dominants win by default.
Self Esteem Stealing Prevents Personal
As a result, persons subjected to self esteem stealing fail to reach
their goals and often find themselves in unhappy marriages, miserable
love relationships and fail over and over again. Many of them fail to
reach their life goals, if they set any at all. They just don't have the
knowhow to counter these negative self esteem stealers and work within
themselves to build their personal self esteem. And they do not know the
self esteem building power of building the self
esteem of others.
The cost in time, lost personal potential, happiness and fulfillment is
astronomical, leading to everything from lowered productivity in the
workplace to chemical dependency and alcoholism to depression to
homelessness and suicide.
Now this frustration, pain and suffering can stop...because now there's
Noble Mama Carol is a Gratitude Healer, Gratitude Coach and
Life Potentiation Coach and she is dedicated to potentiating individuals
and businesspersons by developing self esteem building as a learnable
skill that anyone can perfect and that can be effective both in the
world of personal relationships and in the world of business. She is the
creator of the Spiritual Path of Gratitude Healing Coaching Program.
She has lived through the wars in her life and broken through to the
light. And she wants to share energy with you so you too can reach your
potential and your great destiny.
As she shares energy with you, you begin to intuit, to know
how to build a successful life by working a few minutes daily within
yourself to build your personal self esteem and also to build the self
esteem of others. You can use the Gratitude Business Model and
techniques whether you want to build better personal relationships or
want to build a business using the self esteem building techniques of
Dr. Cross's characteristically caring, friendly, self
esteem building, positive and upbeat coaching style supports you as you
open yourself up to:
your own successful potentiated
life by learning the basic
skills of personal self esteem
building, building self esteem
in others and bonding and
the important questions you need
answered before you can create a
fulfilling satisfied life.
the power of the second way of
building personal self esteem
through building the self esteem
of others called SELF ESTEEM
Each energy sharing session with Noble Mama Carol
releases your spirit within, opens you into seeing that within you are
the answers to these important questions:
* How is self
esteem gained and lost?
* Why are you the most important person in your world?
* How does self esteem destruction take place?
How can I start to build my personal self esteem today?
* Why did my parents and teachers try to make be feel bad
* Why do people at work keep trying to make me
* Why does my supervisor never tell me anything good about my
* Why do my so called friends try to hurt my feelings
There's still more.
Find out how to:
Give yourself positive points so you can reward yourself for your
* Set up a Personal Triumph File so you know
how many good things you have done.
* Deal with self esteem
* Develop your own personal program of self esteem building
Self Potentiation Inspirationals.
* Get what you want out
of life by setting up a Success Action Track.
* Tell when
other people are Low Self Esteemers and begin to avoid them.
* Have the strength to get out of bad relationships.
* Realize that you did not attract into your life the bad
people that are there because there are so many of them around no one
can avoid them.
* Understand that most other people base
their lives on our evolutionary survival methods
of lying, cheating and deceit and they are only living these old
* Don't expect others to do the right thing;
look for them to try to bring you back down to
their level once you start to grow and potentiate.
There's still more!
You'll also find out how to:
* Discover ways to find others who want to live upbeat,
positive, self esteem building lives.
* Use self esteem
building based Customer Bonding and Linking to build a small business.
* Realize that YOU ARE GREAT!
You need never again wonder how to create a potentiated
successful, happy life. You GET exactly what you need to pick yourself
up on those down days, to fight off the negative remarks of others, to
build the self esteem of those you care about, to bond and link with the
important others in your world, and much much more.
It's all here. In the Spiritual Path
of Gratitude Healing
You learn how to become a High Self Esteemer using Self
Potentiation Inspirationals, choosing songs, affirmations, denials,
Power points, Gratitude Affirmation kits, the Gratitude game, gratitude
rocks, gratitude products, Gratitude books, inner and outer environment
control, products, courses, seminars, workshops and classes. You'll find
out how to speak up in the presence of those who wish to intimidate you.
You discover how best to counter those
who try to steal self esteem
units from you.
It doesn't matter what your age, your race, your sex, or your
present position, you need to learn these vital survival skills of
personal self esteem building, building self esteem in others and
bonding and linking. But until now, most of the methods used for
building self esteem have not
worked. Not any more. Not with
Now everyone, every woman, man and child in America can learn these
valuable skills that mean the difference between success and failure,
having friends or being lonely, gaining fulfillment in life or
Now there is no excuse for feeling bad about yourself... for
letting the self esteem stealers have their way... for not developing a
success plan for your life that sets you up to win instead of to lose.
Now you have the power to find and keep the potentiating love
relationships you have been seeking... to believe in your own worth...
or whatever your dream of happiness is... and to do it NOW! It's all
here, joyful experiences each session, every time you want to feel good
about yourself! You can realized your rainbow promise.
The Spiritual Path of Gratitude Healing
All this support is yours right now in the
The Spiritual Path of Gratitude Healing
Packages. Find out how to Open
|Rainbow Healing Stage
||What Support YOU GET To Potentiate
Noble Mama Carol is there for you so
you get a
for your past hurts, losses and pain as you are entering
the path to your growth - Seeker
PERSONAL GROWTH RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
YOU GET Noble Mama Carol's
Strong Support in enabling forgiveness to
remove the pain of past hurts, abuses and losses so you
begin the basic step of giving up old hurts and pains
through forgiveness - Personal
BLESSINGS RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
Noble Mama Carol will help you open up your
memory bank and see that there have been many
good things in your past to be thankful for. Everyone
from teachers to friends to good times to fun
experiences. You’ll be released to recall them and give
thanks for every happy event in your life -
RECOGNITION RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
As you are led by Noble Mama Carol
to new insights about your world, you
begin seeing the world around you through different eyes
and become grateful for all that you have, so you get
easy to follow steps for being grateful for what you
have now - Recognition
ABUNDANCE RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
YOU GET the key steps
from Noble Mama Carol for being grateful for what you
want to manifest and you start seeing what your future
will be like when you have achieved all the things you
are seeking - Abundance
TRANSFORMATION RAINBOW HEALING
With Noble Mama Carol supporting
you, you get unique tools for advancing
to being grateful for the so called negative events when
you see that everything has come into your life for your
good and there is a seed of greater benefit in all the
experiences of your life -
POTENTIATOR RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
Through Noble Mama Carol's carefully crafted
and guided programs you begin to experience joy
sharing your gratitude and extending it to see the
blessings you want others in your life to have. You
become a source of Light and good to your world and you
want others to have their heart's desire -
SELF ACTUALIZATION RAINBOW HEALING
Noble Mama Carol gives you so
tools to rebuild your Self Esteem. Now you
understand how important your personal self esteem is
not only for you but for all you wish to give to the
world and work to become a high self esteemer -
EMPOWERMENT RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
You gain the knowhow walking
alongside Noble Mama Carol to build the Self
Esteem of others in your world. You discover the power
you have to affect the lives of others and actively
decide that your life will focus on building the Self
Esteem of others in your world as your gift of
empowerment to others -
SUCCESS RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
Noble Mama Carol is at your side
when you take your new empowerment out into your world
with the Gratitude Business Model.
You profit as you integrate all you have gained at the
other levels and pour it into creating and building a
business that can make many people reach their
potentials and goals - Success
EMISSARY RAINBOW HEALING STAGE
Now you join Noble Mama Carol as a healing
colleague by becoming a Gratitude Empowerment Coach and
bring healing to your world by taking all you have learned
and practiced and built into your life into a world that
needs the empowerment and light of gratitude to make
their lives work. You share it with them using the
Gratitude Business Model
to build your gratitude healing and coaching practice -
Noble Mama Carol
Also Offers Individual and short term coaching packages
Can Become A
In The Spiritual Path of Gratitude Healing Program)
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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