I want to start out with where you were born, where you grew up. What was your life like?
I grew up in two states, Alaska and California. My mother, Marianne grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born in a tent in Palmer and grew up on a homestead. When I was conceived, she was a nurse in Hollywood. She went back to Alaska to work in a Native Hospital for most of her pregnancy before moving to Seattle, Washington where I was born. Birth itself was a struggle for me. I immediately had to have an emergency surgery that lasted almost eight hours. The hospital Chaplin had little hope in my recovery. He read me my last rites and sent my mother home. It was my first near death experience. As a baby, I remembered everything. I could recount details of my everyday life with my parents and great-grandparents. There was a heightened awareness of how my family was feeling about things and how to act accordingly.
My father, Richard was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California. We moved between states because of his projects. He was an engineer, and I was born in Seattle because of his work on the Space Needle for the World Fair. My parents influence inspired my innovative work ethic and desire to help others. I was already considered a different child, spiritually aligned with people and things. My second near death experience was when I was eight years old. I was in a bicycle accident and began to hemorrhage. My father drove me to the hospital and the doctors wheeled me straight into emergency surgery. When I was moved from the gurney to the operating table, I took my last gasp and experienced my soul gravitating towards the light. This second NDE awakened a deeper connection to my intuition that would only grow stronger as I explored the intricacies of spiritual connection.
When I became a teenager people of a higher vibration would gravitate to my energy. Such as shamans, psychics and the masterful seers of the world. Wherever I was they would seek me and read me without payment or prompting. These spiritual guides were from Asia, the Philippines, Australia, Brazil, India, Native American Tribes, Russia, Africa and local. It was as though they were drawn to me from the light within us all, guiding us on our life paths. From birth I have been guided and tested in my ability to walk with my feet in both this reality and the one beyond the veil. My true purpose is to heal and secure the confidence of the mind, body, and spirit connection. The power of the mind has experiential potential. Our perspectives define the limits of our human experience. With practice and patience I believe everyone has the ability to expand their psychic awareness.
What drew you to Astrology?
I was 18 when I went to work on the Alaska pipeline, which is deep in the Arctic. Up in the vast frozen wasteland, I met a security guard for BP and an astrologer, Sharva Venta. His dad was a famous deceased Beatnik Krishna Venta, who was a big tadoo in Box Canyon back in the late 1950s. Sharva asked if I would like my astrology done. I didn’t know what he meant really, as it was before all the computer technology. He wrote out my chart by hand, and it was about 50 pages of this small handwriting. It was inspirational and eye opening as it depicted the very essence of my character. After encountering Sharva Venta, I became fascinated with astrology and have studied it all these years. Mastering the mathematics and star blueprints that define the complexity of human personalities.
Who influenced you to go public with your work?
I had many teachers, although It wasn’t until I moved from Anchorage, Alaska to Ojai, California at the age of twenty one, that I met my mentors and spiritual partner. I have a great deal of affection and gratitude to my dear friend, Jess Stearn. We met at Sarno”s restaurant in Hollywood. The owners Alberto and Savannah had this big table where they would sit 12 or 14 people, but it was bench style so you could get locked in the middle. Jess had been seated by me and we were “stuck”. Alberto says, “tell something psychic to Tara”. He took my hand and raised it to his forehead, he guessed the month I was born. I said “yes”, he then did the same thing to the date of my birthday, I said “yes” and then he said the year. Right then and there I think we were sealed. But then he asked me, if I wanted to come to a seance’ at his house that next week. For whatever reason, I declined and yet a few weeks later our paths crossed again at the same restaurant. He invited me to dinner in Malibu and our friendship bloomed. Jess Stearn was a great author and became one of my dearest friends of my life.
In the beginning, I didn’t know his books but he covered Eastern thought for the Western World. Primarily through one of his NY Bestsellers “Yoga, Youth & Reincarnation” (1965). Jess introduced me to Dick Sutphen, whom I married on Jess’ deck in the early eighties. Jess and I were so divinely connected that later Dick and I had our daughter, Cheyenne on Jess’s Birthday April 27th. Between those two men, psychic phenomena and hypnotherapy became my everyday life and obsession. I became a certified hypnotherapist and penned a column called “Cause & Effect” where I used automatic writing and my psychic ability to answer readers personal problems with supernatural solutions.
Did you have to go to college for that?
During my youth there wasn’t metaphysical schools on the west coast as there are today. I went to traditional college for equine science. I’ve always had a soft spot for animals and believe we can connect with them by using concentrated energy and tone. I really wanted to be a veterinarian. I studied for three years at Equine Science School, but I had three kids to raise. I was trying to find balance with being a mother, running a non-profit organization and traveling to seminars on the weekend. So, I switched gears and attended Art school for another three plus years to give myself a creative outlet for the chaos of parenthood and psychic exploration. I asked my husband if we could open a bookstore and I called it “Malibu Shaman” which is still in Malibu, California today owned and run by Dick’s oldest son, Scott. I was able to order any book, I studied the Psychic Sciences: Automatic Writing, Hypnotism, Channeling, Sorcing, Palmistry, Psychometry, Handwriting Analysis, Esoteric Astrology, Shamanism, & Mysticism, etc. My dedication to metaphysics lead to teaching seminars all over the planet and away from merchant life.
Why were you nominated for Grammys?
I was nominated for Grammy’s when I began writing meditations and recording them. I was grouped with all the inspirational speakers and comedians where they give awards before the music awards. Looking back, it was a beautiful experience. It was fun to dress up and go to the Grammys to see if I was going to win or not. I was rather shy but had to be ready to accept an award, so I composed myself accordingly. I wore black velvet. and another year a long beautiful blue gown. There were pretty people everywhere, and amazingly dressed, certainly moments that I will never forget. I felt very honored to be nominated for my work.
How many books have you written?
I’ve written four books and am currently writing my fifth book right now. The books I’ve written are Blame It On Your Past Lives, Soul Agreements, Abenda Chronicles, and the Abenda Writings. Abenda is my spirit guide, I met her when I had my near death experiences. She said she’d work with me one day, but I didn’t really know what she meant at the time. When I began the books, she would come through and give such great advice. If I wanted to know something about you, I would ask Abenda. I’d call to my guide and she’d converse with your spirit guide or someone who loves you very much and then they write through my hand. I did that for many years. People loved those letters. The book I’m writing now is a little different, I’ve taken people I know who have died and they are telling us what it is like on the other side.
What’s something different you are doing in your industry?
I have an IHypnoTherapy app, a radio show and am doing Equine Therapy. The radio show is called “Transformations with Tara” you can hear me on iHeart and Spotify. I’ve been a radio host for 13 years and recommend it to anyone who wants to be a conscious voice in the world. My show is aired Friday mornings at nine a.m. Pacific time. We start out with a FB Live, I bring on special guests or my brother, Jason D. McKean AKA Om Tarot Wizard as a co-host to discuss topics and phenomena. Jason is a wise wizard and spiritual teacher, he ran Dick and my company Valley of the Sun for thirty years, he has sold over a million copies of OM recordings throughout the world and written a successful book on Tarot you can find on Amazon called “Magic Channel Tarot Reading with the Tarot Wizard”. He is a master of Tarot and does many classes including on-going teachings for Japan.
I conduct many seminars all over the globe and do in person or remote private sessions. I’ve led a variety of workshops on many metaphysical subjects and psychic development. Currently the most unusual class I am offering is therapy with horses for healing peoples inability to connect or bond due to traumatic experiences on their life path. They’ve been incredible appointments. I mostly lead these sessions in Los Angeles, but I’m always open to travel. I work with suggested imagery, shamanic techniques and visualization, I have 12 horses to choose from and they click in right away to the work. I show up and they can’t wait to be chosen. I should say, most of the people who book the horse therapy appointments have never been around horses.
Any last minute words of encouragement?
The power of your mind is a fantastic tool and even more phenomenal when we learn some psychic abilities, meditation or visualizations to enhance our human experience. We all come up against problems, but there is always a way out. It’s very important that we take steps in building a life that nurtures your mind, body and spirit. Environments and influences can always be changed with the right form of motivation and discipline. We create our reality, it’s that simple.
Well, this has been wonderful and I can’t wait to see you again!
Tara Sutphen lives in Los Angeles, California with her two Horses and two Dogs.
There it was, the image of a young woman hung from the rafters. I knew it was a “witch hanging”, there were layers of petticoats and a dress with a white apron. A sweet young maiden, not a witch at all, she was a nurse and made medicines. Rigor mortis had set in and the feet were purple-black. I didn’t look at the face, I just saw the back of her. Her light brown hair cascading down her lifeless body.
I was in a Reiki session with Liz Young. I’d asked to “clear any lingering blocks from this life or past lives”. Liz lays her hands on me, and all of a sudden it’s like she’s using a strong commercial vaccum suction. I start seeing all these visions of men and women in precarious situations. I remind myself to get rid of the cellular residue of however I’m associated with all of it. The energy and odd items are floating off of me, like space debris and shooting past Liz. I’m in pain and wanting to cry out at times. But I keep telling myself “don’t scare Lizzie”.
I don’t stay with the hanging image, I don’t connect with the place or her name. I just go to the next inner movie, the next set of images and suffering that needs to be cleared. For me I realize it’s my need to release physical pain. I see these stoic, brave and courageous faces of myself in other incarnations, I may have found myself at wrong places and undesirable times, but my valor seems to be a running theme.
We’ve been having to deal with times of Covid. Every one in the world is changing their way of doing life and love. I listen to Hypnosis Mp3s every day, as a Hypnotherapist I know how important it is to keep our minds in a clear and progressive state. I’ve trained Liz as a hypnotist, and now I get to experience her Reiki session. I’m going to call her “Hoover Liz” from now on.
Don’t we all just want the blocks and issues to be sucked away into the ethers! Liz moves to a next area on my body, “touch me, don’t touch me… I steel myself to be ready”.
Then I feel someone attached to me, my ex-husband Dick Sutphen has been dead for a month, he loves my work. We worked together for 32 years. He’s nestled by me, I tell “Hoover Liz” I need to gently extract Dick. He’s asking to work with me, but he needs to do his heavenly process and I tell him, I’m sure we’ll be connected in the same “soul tribe” on the other side. You still have a lot of work to do. Visit me and our children in our dreamstates.
The next day I feel really refreshed. Thank You Liz.
Liz Young is visiting in California. She can do phone readings as well. Contact her: +1-727-470-4849 http://www.lizhealer.com
I think all of us are feeling fortunate to be walking around and participating in the world right now. We don’t always know where we’re going. But if we close our eyes and center our minds and hearts. We know we can make good solutions to the dilemmas that may face us upcoming. Change is inevitable at any given time and our ancestors were brave and risked their lives to create good choices. It’s in our DNA to have courage and untapped skill to forge forward.
We live in an amazing atmosphere, the ground we walk on and the food we eat is mother nature at it’s best. If you haven’t taken a few moments every day to meditate and thank every facet of what earth gives to you. You are held in the palm of creation and cradled day in and day out. If only we recognize our good fortune.
This month as we celebrate the new moon, we’re to really put on our thinking caps and come up with at least 3 ideas in each area of your life.
Even if your skill set doesn’t make it easy, it is at least a new dream born in the dark and you can start to cultivate it. Just as a seed is started from the soil, welcoming you to start a seedling or metaphorically a creative endeavor.
Lets plant some motivation in your mind:
Looking up instead of looking down. You can do this standing, sitting or laying down. Figure out the different clouds, and then think of the possibilities of others places and at night enjoy the stars and be thankful about our solar system.
Being in Resonance with the Earth
Listen to the Planets hum or sound (scientific fact) and match your vibe with the great mother
Taking a Walk
When you’re walking around do so with complete wonder, notice how vibrant the colors are all around you. Tune into what you are seeing and feeling.
A Moment of Gratitude
who you love and who loves you
Who do you admire and who admires you
How you admire Earth and how earth admires you
If I could choose the perfect future what would it look like
Come back into your natural state of being, it can be something very simple. If you need to rest then do so. Meditate for 10-20 minutes if you can, it can renew your day.
What you seek is seeking you
Are you wanting to find love, success, great health and wisdom. It is at your fingertips. Clarity a lot of times leads you to what you want and why you want it.
We should always be giving something back to the earth. She is very much alive, she speaks the language of weather and the elements. You can pray with your feet on the ground, placing a flower at a tree base, or walking around in resonance. The sooner we treat her with respect and love, she returns it a 100 fold.
Happy Earth Day Everyone, & Beautiful Prayers at the New Moon ❤
The gathering will be led by 4 guidance advisors, all 4 are healers and practitioners representing the 4 corners – North, East, South & West. Much like the comfort of the teepee, we hope to create the same in-depth setting. We are creating the circle of brotherhood. The objective is in bringing together a group to create a commonality and deeper understanding of these greater forces and revealing opportunities. Helping each to rise to the potential of higher spiritual consciousness and greater self-satisfaction. Individually and within a group council, we use forethought and intentions to begin clearing idiosyncrasies and difficulties along with sharing, meditating, praying, goal focusing, bonding, brain-mind programming and refreshing our inner sanctuary. Benefits would begin with looking to find “your why”, processing and surpassing limitations, creating positive challenges and releasing hardships and getting out of your stories, it’s time to aspire toward dreams again. Rebuilding the Real You. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org 1-424-781-7103 (leave a message)
This Palindrome day on the 33rd day of the year and with 333 days left until 2021 means:
All the disagreements, everything that didn’t make sense, and irrevocable upsets are now locked in the past as you move forward through this new portal of time. You are looking toward your future. The spark of light in the middle of winter allows you to awaken again as the crystallin in your eyes come to a full picture of a new self. It’s like all the reading, the learning and the questioning has now brought you to an understanding. You are ready to find what you are looking for again. As with 20/20 vision you are open to see, the path is bright and the choices are not as fuzzy as before. It’s a time of 2nd chances, mirrors and mirroring, and synchronicity. You are offered the resonance of grace.
The gathering will be led by Cat & Tara. Both are Modern Mystics from opposites ends of the world. February 29 only happens once every 4 years, so on this day they will help you unlock the far reaching portal treasure within your inner sanctum. Valuable tools you may have never used yet in your lifetime will be revealed. These new implements will help you recreate your time and/or goals in any area you have been lacking or needing a boost.
Tara will lead you into a deep hypnotic meditation searching for the discovery, tool or missing piece of what you need.
Cat will help guide you to push aside the blocks holding you back to gain this discovery.
Within you is lightning fire, the deepest well, the strongest wind and solid sacred ground, it’s time to discover what is missing in you and how to activate your supernatural abilities.
You will learn about Sacred Space – where healing, ideas, inspiration and creativity are unlocked
You will learn how about ritual and ceremony – through ancient practices and how it tricks our stubborn ways to shift patterns to create new opportunities
Ancient energetic clearing techniques to shift emotions and boost the immune system
Activating Healers Hands
Opening the third eye through the Kawak ritual
Triggering cognitive abilities, mental action and acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses
Believing in You, Comprehending on a deeper level to access a better life
Come Join Us!
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Cat Faith – Romanian Shaman. She is a Modern Shaman, Health Educator, Teacher and Founder of the International platform “Do Good Academy”. She accesses a diverse spectrum of healing techniques, teaching the Spoken Ancient Shamanic Traditions and collaborating with tribes, healers, masters and teachers from all over the world. She introduces cutting edge practices in nutrition, biology and neuroscience. She also likes to assist people in breaking repetitive patterns, clearing past life imprints, deconstructing limiting beliefs, healing trauma, understanding dis-ease, soul loss and dealing with intrusive energies. Cat facilitates personalized transformational experiences and sacred journeys.
Cat Faith has been practicing energetic medicine since 2009, training in London and Romania. Cat is a graduate of Media Pro Journalism Bucharest and of Greenwich University in London where she received her MA degree in Business and Events Management. In 2015, she started “Do Good Academy”, a platform dedicated to health, growth, spiritual education and sustainability where she organizes large scale events, festivals and retreats, promoting international speakers who share their wisdom and teachings at a global level. In 2016, she received her certification as a Health Educator specializing in raw and living foods, from the world-renowned Hippocrates Health Institute in Palm Beach, Florida. She is based in Spain, Mallorca and travels in Europe and the world performing healing work, teaching and organizing workshops and retreats. Her website is http://www.cat-faith.com.
Tara Sutphen CHT
Tara Sutphen is a Master of the Mystic Arts. An Author, World Renown Psychic and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, she has authored books and she has been twice Grammy nominated. Tara is on the Radio with her show “Transformation with Tara” featured on CTRNetwork, Contact Talk Radio. She has created several lines of meditation Recordings, Mp3s and DVDs and the APP IHYPNOTHERAPY available on your iPhone|iPad. Tara specializes in Shamanistic techniques which teach you to utilize your psychic abilities at your highest possible level. Tara’s Brain-Mind and Goal Programming techniques have helped many become successful, find love, create better health, reach spiritual attunement, happiness, and even become famous and/or wealthy. Tara is well-known for her Channeling and Automatic Writing with her spirit guide, Abenda. Tara conducts and facilitates seminars and workshops all over the world. Over 200,000 people have attended a Sutphen Seminar, workshop, or retreat. http://www.tarainsight.com