by Flower A. Newhouse from 1950 to 1990
Here you'll find a large sample of the recorded lectures given by Rev. Flower A. Newhouse between 1950 and 1990. These lectures can be purchased on CD-ROM and many are now available as Audio Downloads.
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Angels • Animals • Arts • Awareness • Bodies • Christ • Christmas • Consciousness • Discipleship • Easter • Evolution • Faith • Family • God • Healing • Hierarchy • Initiates • Karma • Inner • Lenten • Love • Masters • Meditation • Michaelmas • Music • Mysticism • Mystics • Nature • Numerology • Perception • Prayer • Psychology • Reincarnation • Retreat • Seasons • Senses • Soul • Symbols • Thanksgiving • Thoughts • Transition • Travel • Words • World • Zodiac
Qualifications for Extra-Sensory Perception
088-2 Sunday 06/15/1958
Speaking of man's evolving awareness of his own finiteness and limitation, Flower tells of man's gradual shift Godward and the slow unfolding of extra-sensory perception. She describes the different faculties of the sixth sense including telepathy, clairvoyance, clairsentience, intuition, theophany, and channelship explaining that we all possess these gifts in a dormant state until we develop a deep interest in God. She warns of the great costs to be considered and the need for spiritual moral courage, integrity and sincerity.
Aligning All of Our Vehicles with Healing Currents
109-2 Sunday 04/26/1959
Speaking of the interconnection between mind, body and emotions and the need for inner wholeness and oneness with the Divine Indwelling, Rev. Newhouse uses the example of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde as a man with a divided nature. She tells of Bishop Stephen Neil of England who helped people suffering from nervous problems to learn to identify the dividedness of their nature and to work to unify it. She presents the work of Psychiatrist Dr. Abraham Lowe who held recovery meetings for mental patients to teach them to recover from their illness by learning to use their muscles to train their brains to resume rightful management of the body. The power, oneness and maturity of the Lord Christ is given as the greatest example of wholeness the world has ever known.
Seership: Its Role and Value
136-2 Sunday 09/11/1960
Flower talks about the purpose clairvoyance serves spiritual seekers and leaders. She uses many examples from the prophets of the Bible to modern day seers. Clairvoyant talents come for one reason, to cause people to be aware of the superconscious that is within them and of the Divine overshadowing reality which envelops them, and to make them conscious participants in the world of the Divine. The lofty aim of religion is to bring us to that wise development of sensitivity where we will be able to know union with the Divine in an aware, in a direct, in a very reverent sense.
The Third Eye and What It Signifies
161-1 Sunday 09/24/1961
Flower addresses the reality of Extra-Sensory Perception, a faculty sometimes called the Third Eye or Second Sight, which is present in everyone but dormant in most and which provides information about the physical worlds as well as worlds beyond. She tells of prophets of ancient and more modern times who were skilled in its use including MacDonald, Elijah, John, Boehme, Swedenborg, Arthur Waite, Martinez Pasquales, Abbe Fournie and Jean Baptiste Willermoz.. She speaks of false prophets that focus on the glamorous, and the gradations of progress in the flower, rock and tree worlds. She says she would not give anything for her ability to see this other world.
Living with Extra-Sensory Perception
201-1 Sunday 10/07/1962
Rev. Flower Newhouse explains that all persons possess a spiritual faculty within but few have trained themselves to bring it forth. Seeing spiritually is both a great opportunity and a Divine obligation so courage, responsibility, reverence, patience and perseverance are required. She addresses the priceless intangibles brought by group worship and changes in auras when one enters a place of worship. Saying she would not give up development of sight for anything, she describes a special blessing from the Lord of the Mountain at Frazier Mountain, seeing a deva temple, being summoned to Angelic strongholds and holy cities and the great wonder of seeing an single Angel and Angelic Hosts.
The Chakras that are Present in Us
325-1 Sunday 03/19/1967
Flower describes the chakras, their appearance, colors and location in each of the higher bodies. Explains their differing functions in each of our inner bodies. Describes three energies coursing through thespinal cord–the life force from God the Whole courses down; Vitality energy spirals up from right side of spine; Kundalina fire begins on left side of spine implanting its energies at the seven sacred centers. States that God in us, our Divine spirit, has its outflow through the heart chakra. Notes that on Palm Sunday our Lord Christ was aware of the tremendous background that He had behind Him. In that preparation he knew how to work on his inner bodies so that the tumultuous acclaim of the excited, fickle, changeable crowd did not excite him.
The Tremendous Creative Influence of Thought
355-2 Sunday 03/17/1968
Flower Newhouse describes in detail the power of thought. Through several examples, she shares the superphysical aspect of thought, its color, form, and effect. She says, 'We learn through extrasensory perception, through extended vision, that thoughts have activity, they have motion. Thoughts have color and thoughts have form... realizing then, that thought is not only creative and has influence, but thought is something, it does something, it moves somewhere, you want to see that it's going the right direction, and it's going into the field where, that is the reservoir of the Christ Spirit, where it can be acted upon and brought to you when you are ready for the right answer.'
The Meaning of the Sacrament of Beauty
364-2 Sunday 06/23/1968
Flower states that God comes to us by many paths, and we should welcome and value every path He uses. For one of the greatest and most joyous ways He illumines and touches is by the beauty of holiness, by beauty - the spirit of true and genuine beauty. It is a wonderful thing to be aware that all art is sacramental. Everything we do can become an art - our living, our thinking, our meditations - everything. She details how a person with extended perception experiences examples of the arts - four-dimensionally, and describes great art as it appears in the higher planes.
Clairvoyance (1 of 2): The Difference between Spiritual and Psychic Perception
591-1 Sunday 10/05/1975
Describes characteristics of the sixth sense. Differentiates between positive and negative clairvoyance. Lists several examples of persons demonstrating each type. Gives examples from her own positive clairvoyant training. States that it is the spiritual experiences of character growth, of the mind's expansion, of the holiness of seeing those who are higher that really counts. Clairvoyance for itself is helpful, just as our physical eyesight and hearing are helpful, but not all-important.
Clairvoyance (2 of 2): Toward an Understanding of Clairvoyance
591-2 Sunday 10/12/1975
Cites academic research into extrasensory perception. Gives many examples (from books and magazines) of adults and children with clairvoyant or precognitive experiences. Shares personal experiences with clairvoyance. Cautions against negative clairvoyance, hypnosis, trance, and use of Ouija board, crystal ball, or pendulum. Stresses positive clairvoyance: living truest, selfless, most sincere spiritual life. Suggests recording experiences in notebook.
What Should Be Known About ESP?
618-1 Sunday 10/17/1976
Man possesses seven senses, though in this dimension he usually only employs five of them. The more truly trustworthy the clairvoyant individual is, the more he will express both objectivity and humility, and simplicity, or modesty. Clear seeing, when expressed from the background and through the means of Christian mysticism, will be a safe procedure, but without it one is not safe if he has not been well trained and watched by a higher teacher. When he has the training of the initiate and of the mystic, he will be oriented to Divine Good. The openness between worlds is very real to one who is in earnest. Always be in earnest, with joyfulness accompanying your sincerity.
Bodies (1 of 5) Higher Faculties and Powers
668-1 Sunday 10/08/1978
Discusses man's inner powers from primitive man to modern times and institutions where these faculties are being studied. Flower relates examples of several of these powers, such as bilocation and precognition, giving detailed examples of the powers of Lord Christ, Nostradamus, Padre Pio and Pythagoras. Also related are examples of psychosomatic illnesses and their causes. She concludes the talk with the hope that there are men and women who continue to grow, keeping their minds open to God so that someday something very remarkable will come to them.
The Importance of Keeping a Journal
726-1 Sunday 01/11/1981
This talk reveals the importance of keeping a spiritual journal. Flower says that journals should be kept as a recording of not only one's spiritual progress, but also the heart-warming incidents that occur in one's daily life. She gives several examples from different individuals' journals. She also shares George Simons' insights on journal keeping from his book, Your Personal Journal. These journals can be a guide to one's spiritual growth. Flower explains, that in looking over your journal after a few years have passed, you will discover things that you had forgotten and memory must be kept alive. It must be awake and it must be enriched continually by renewal. And there are things that happen to us spiritually that seem almost insignificant at the time, but which, when we read at a much later date, shines out as having been a golden moment of perception for us.