What are Soul Blends? They are designed to mirror the essence of an individual’s inner being, their soul in an essential oil synergy. If you find yourself thinking
Is there something missing in my life?
I know I have to change but just don’t know how?
I need support as I go through these challenges where can I get it?
Spiritual PhytoEssencing is both an art and a science with the purpose of creating a Soul-Portrait in Essential oils. It can be both an initiation tool to make the changes you desire, as well as support you through that journey.
The formulation of the Soul Blend is based on Dr. Bruce Berkowsky’s Spiritual PhytoEssencing™. Dr. Berkowsky believes that:” all chronic disease, and to a great extent human unhappiness, is characterized by inertia or “stuckness” and that disharmony on both physical and emotional levels emanates from a deep-seated central disturbance, which ripples outward to the more superficial planes of being.
The basic premise of Spiritual Phytoessencing™ is that the soul is the epicentre of this central disturbance. When the soul becomes distracted by the stresses and disturbances of the finite world it loses its connection with its Source.
Dr. Berkowsky’s Synthesis Materia Medica Spiritualis of Essential Oils is the central reference text for Spiritual Phytoessencing™ in which each of the essential oils are profiled with respect to their inner soul-nature. Kabbalah teaches that the scent of a plant is its “keter” its soul. Whereas the taste of a fruit nourishes a human being on a conscious level, the scent of its oil provides sustenance for one’s spiritual dimensions. Hence, the essential oil: the bonding matrix for the ‘soul’ of the plant is uniquely suited to serve as the physical point of interface between the plant and human being.
The purpose of the SPE™custom essential oil synergy is to provide a nucleus of pure soul energy, unencumbered by the restrictions of ego, around which the human soul can organize. As the soul reorganizes itself it is drawn to restore its orientation towards the Infinite. When this happens one’s perspective changes from limitations to limitlessness and one moves from a state of ‘stuckness’ and potential for disease to a state of progress with the potential for true healing.
“Your soul print is your spiritual signature. It is the contour and content of your soul – its character.” Marc Gafni – Soul Prints – Your Path to Fulfillment.
Each and every one of us has their own unique ‘Soul Print” and the purpose of the carefully formulated SPE™ Blend is to lead one through all the necessary steps so that one can recognize one’s own individual Soul Print, face it, transform it and integrate it into oneself. A replanting of self in holiness.
How does the Soul Blend work?
Each of us consist of both a compensated self, which develops through adaptation in order to survive in the world and a core self, which contains all the qualities of the soul without limitation. While the compensated self may operate very successfully in society, it may not be consistent with the essential nature of the soul. This inconsistency is the root cause of psycho-spiritual crisis. Many people will comment that they feel like they have a hidden self, or, that even though things are going well for them, they feel discontent and just don’t know why.
Using a soul blend helps the individual to connect with the soul at a deep level. Once there is recognition of the Self and ones’ patterns, there is often a deep understanding of how the soul was ‘necessarily’ compensated in order to get this far in life. In most cases, recognition at this deeply personal level is ‘profound’ for just about everyone. It is such a deeply felt state that it cannot be ignored since it connects one to deep inner wisdom and personal truth.
This sense of awareness is the first step in healing. As Dr. Berkowsky suggests, it is at this point , that the soul naturally restores its orientation towards the infinite. This by nature strengthens the soul character of the individual.
The Soul Blends interface directly with the soul and when there is ‘stuckness’ it imparts the strength and courage to assist the soul to move forward. Instead of inertia, the soul is guided by its own wisdom to make new choices that reflect its’ soul nature. Working at this level can open a gateway to true healing and living in ones divine being and purpose.
This soul level reorganization positively affects all levels of being as the true cure resonates outward. Divine awareness manifests in daily life as divinely inspired action. As one begins to recreate one’s world from this limitless perspective, the need for a compensated self begins to fall away and the gaps that have separated us from our true soul nature begin to close. At this point the SPE Practitioner has virtually no interaction with how one will experience and respond to one’s blend as it is truly one’s own soul which guides the process. Even though it sounds a bit intangible, true healing does not imply just fixing what is ‘broken’ but rather restoring the essence in its entirety. In this way, over time, many symptoms of disease, ill health or unhappiness do go away, however, the blend itself is not targeting the cure as the therapeutic goal.
The following metaphor indicates how the soul blend may interact on the individual soul print.
“Beware of thinking even for a moment that there is any change in the Creator Himself. Such an idea is unthinkable, for changes pertain only to the recipient of Light, according to their distance or proximity to the source, the Creator. Think for example of a lighted candle that is placed before a person. If many veils were interposed, so that a person could enjoy but very little of the candle light, this would not mean a change took place in the light itself, but rather in the person, who could not see the candle light because of the intervening veils.” 18th century Kabbalist Rabbi Moses Chayyim Luzzatto
What does the process involve?
The initial consultation takes about two hours and covers all areas of life. There is then a time line of approximately one week during which time the case taking is referenced to the SPE™ Materia Medica and the individual soul blend is created. This is then allowed to ‘marry’ for several days before a homeopathic potency is made up. Once this is complete the client receives their individual essential oil soul blend and potency with full instructions on their use.
The process on the part of the SPE Practitioner is one of observation. There is no judgement nor is there any intention of trying to alter any pattern. Rather it is an attempt to capture as accurately as possible a mirror of the individual’s soul print. A good blend should resonate with one’s soul print and help one to come into contact with one’s soul on a daily basis. The blend becomes the bridge that safely crosses the chasm of who one is at a deep soul level and who one knows oneself to be in the world.
The First Blend is usually effective for around 9 months to 1 year.
Follow up Blends are usually effective for around 1 to 2 years
Until October 2003, when the first group of students graduated from his Diploma program and were awarded the Spiritual PhytoEssencing™ Diploma and the right to use the initials Di. SPE, Dr. Bruce Berkowsky was the only official practitioner of the art of Spiritual PhytoEssencing™. Beverley was one of those in this group and received her Diploma in October 2003, the first Canadian to do so.
Consultations are available by phone or in person and are by appointment only. Gift Certificates available. You may set up an appointment by phone or e-mail.
Two hour consultation, time to research the correct oils for the blend, formulation of the Soul Blend, 5mls of pure essential oil blend, 30ml potency of the blend, an aromainhaler with the blend and any shipping and handling if necessary. CDN$333.00
Blend Refill CDN$ 75.00
Potency Refill CDN$ 25.00
Some Interesting Quotes to Ponder:
“Every man is at least two men. One of those known only to himself.”
Jeffery Lent In the Fall
“Happiness is the natural result of the way your values help weave the single tapestry of your life, lived in response to your call. Happiness derives from the pursuit of the meaning of your life, the plumbing of your unique depth and enacting the good that you are uniquely capable of doing in the world.”
Rabbi Marc Gafni
“For our souls, like stringed instruments are moved by resonance. When a musical string is plucked and sends out its vibrations to the air, if there is another instrument that is strung to the same note, then its strings too will start to vibrate in song. The same holds true for our soul strings. When we pluck the string of an instrument that needs to be part of our symphony, our soul print strings vibrate back in song.”
Marc Gafni Soul Prints
“Often we feel prevented from changing course because of the sunken costs we feel we have invested in the wrong path. It seems as if changing course would be to acknowledge that we had wasted five, ten or even twenty-five years of our lives. This seems too painful to bear. What do we do with our wrong turns, with our years of imitation? We must understand that those years were not wasted. All of your detours are part of your story. You could not have realized your soul print other than by the way you traveled. Once you have integrated that affirmation, you can look back over your path, in all its tangled briars and dead ends, and reach a sympathetic understanding of where you’ve been and why. There is no place that you have been that you did not need to be. This is true even if it takes many years to understand why this might be so.”
Rabbi Marc Gafni Soul Prints
There is a traditional Hasidic tale concerning some students who sought out one Rabbi Zusya, a 19 century Hasidic Master, feeling that he could explain to them the enigma of the existence of evil in a world created by God. They considered the Rabbi to be a credible resource in this reference because he was very pious despite suffering from painful illness and dire poverty. The students asked “Rabbi Zusya, how do you explain the existence of evil?” Rabbi Zusya replied “What Evil?” The students then referred to the Rabbi’s poverty and suffering. “Oh that” Rabbi Zusya responded, “Surely that is just what my soul needs.”