A Night to Remember at the Continuum Center

sixty-seconds-coverWhat a great evening of storytelling and lively conversation at the Continuum Center in Minneapolis on Wednesday, October 1! There were close to 100 people in the audience to hear six of the contributors to my book, Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything.

I spoke for a few minutes to open the evening, then introduced each of the speakers, who shared their stories and insights. Click here to watch separate videos of each speaker’s presentation.

Here is each speaker’s bio and story description:

Dr. Janis Amatuzio

Dr. Janis Amatuzio

STORY: Author and coroner DR. JANIS AMATUZIO is forever changed by an eyewitness account of life after death in the quiet predawn hours during her hospital internship.
BIO: Known as the “compassionate coroner,” Dr. Amatuzio writes and speaks about her personal experiences and insights regarding life after death and how to apply those lessons to live a richer, more rewarding life. She is a board-certified forensic pathologist and Chief Medical Examiner of Minnesota’s Anoka County system. Midwest Forensic Pathology, the company she founded, provides private autopsy services to numerous counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Her books, Forever Ours and Beyond Knowing, feature heartfelt stories of otherworldly experiences from patients transitioning between life and death, their grieving loved ones, police, clergy, and others.

Echo Bodine

Echo Bodine

STORY: Psychic ECHO BODINE, unmarried at nineteen, agonizes over whether to give up her newborn son for adoption.
BIO: Bodine, a psychic, spiritual healer, ghostbuster, and author, offers psychic development and healing classes at her Minneapolis teaching and healing center. Her abilities include clairvoyance (the gift of seeing), clairaudience (the gift of hearing), and clairsentience (the gift of sensing). Her nine books include Look for the Good and You’ll Find God, A Still Small Voice: A Psychic’s Guide to Awakening Intuition, The Key: Unlock Your Psychic Abilities, and Echoes of the Soul: The Soul’s Journey Beyond the Light.


Kathryn Harwig

STORY: Medium KATHRYN HARWIG’s priorities are turned inside out after a life-threatening hospital mishap leaves her in chronic pain.
BIO: Harwig’s books include The Intuitive Advantage, Palm Visions, and The Angel in the Big Pink Hat. Harwig, who speaks and holds seminars on intuition and life after death, is a frequent presenter at retreats and conferences. She is a regular monthly guest on WCCO radio in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jim Petersen

Jim Petersen

STORY: Basketball star JIM PETERSEN finds peace and a new spiritual path during a brief conversation with a direct disciple of a great Indian guru.
BIO: Petersen, a television analyst for the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, played eight seasons for the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, and Golden State Warriors. His best year as a professional came during the 1986–87 NBA season as a member of the Rockets, when he averaged 11.3 points per game.

Trent Tucker

Trent Tucker

STORY: Basketball star TRENT TUCKER’s vision of a spirit during an NBA game in Madison Square Garden answers his prayers.
BIO: Tucker, who still ranks as one of the top ten three-point shooters in NBA history, played for the New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, and Chicago Bulls in an eleven-year career, winning a world championship with the Bulls in 1993. Tucker is currently a broadcast analyst for a Minneapolis sports-talk radio station. A longtime community activist, he founded the Trent Tucker Non-Profit Organization to empower youth to make positive choices, elevate their self-respect, and develop a positive vision for the future.

Mike Veeck

Mike Veeck

STORY: Baseball executive MIKE VEECK is profoundly moved and forever changed by his young daughter’s indomitable courage as she faces her impending blindness.
BIO: Veeck, a third-generation baseball executive, is a minority owner in five minor-league teams and a consultant to five others. His grandfather, William Veeck Sr., was a sportswriter who became president of the Chicago Cubs. His father, Bill Veeck, was a legendary maverick who owned, at various times, the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns, and Chicago White Sox. Mike Veeck held major-league marketing positions for the Chicago White Sox, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Florida Marlins, and Detroit Tigers. Founder of the Veeck Promotional Seminar, he released a corporate training video based on his “Fun is Good” philosophy as well as a Fun Is Good book.

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In this eBook, you’ll find answers to questions like:
• What is the cornerstone of a spiritual life, and why?
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• How do you reconcile the “free will vs. Divine Will” conundrum?
• Why is there an exception to “Everything happens for a reason”?

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SiSe_fullcover_final.inddPhil is also the author of Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything, a collection of 45 inspiring, life-changing stories from prominent authors and thought leaders he interviewed. The roster of storytellers includes Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Neale Donald Walsch, Caroline Myss, Larry Dossey, Rachel Naomi Remen, Bernie Siegel, Dean Ornish, and Christiane Northrup. Sixty Seconds has been translated into four languages: Italian, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. Reading this book is like spending a few minutes face to face with each of the contributors and listening to their personal stories.

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Here is a three-minute video introduction to Sixty Seconds.

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