Spiritual Massage Ministry Newsletter

SMMN - is concerned with (a) the spiritual aspects of bodywork healing, (b) the bodywork needed to heal Mother Earth from the devastation of nature which now threatens our survival as a species, and (c) what these two kinds of healing have in common.


Volume 4

Vol. 4,  No.4

Vol. 4, No. 3

Vol. 4, No. 2

Registered Service Marks for Spiritual Massage are Now Available in Pennsylvania.

"No License May be Exacted by the State for the Performance of any Religious Exercise, Nor a Tax Imposed on it."  William O. Douglas, Supreme Court Justice.

Vol. 4, No. 1

Spiritual Massage Healing is a Form of Worship and Religious Ceremony.  The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, State Medical Practice Acts, And State constitutions Respect Religious Freedom.

Religious Freedom.

Volume 3


Vol. 3. No.4

Why is a research scientist involved in regulation?

Why don't massage schools educate instead of train?

Tierra del Fuego and the controversy over state regulation of massage

Vol. 3. No 3

The Universal Brotherhood Movement, Inc.

The Universal Brotherhood University for UB Ministers.

Teaching about the "other side" of state regulation of massage is part of my ministry.

Spiritual massage healing may be your ministry.

More on prostitution and massage.  Letter to the editor.

Inappropriate criticism of Therapeutic Touch.

Vol. 3. No. 2

The Georgia AMTA's data  reveal that massage is    safe, not harmful. Licensure is not needed to pro tect the public from harm which does not occur.

Vol. 3. No. 1

Fellowship of the Divine Healer.

Report of another healing.

Healing ourselves - healing the earth

Some comments on the May 29, 1997, Therapeutic Touch Workshop.

Two kinds of spiritual massage healing. How they differ from one another and from secular massage therapy.

Volume 2

Vol. 2. No. 4

A search for an appropriate philosophy of  massage. Part 3: Bodyworkers can help heal the planet.   

Two "healings" of serious infections associated  with World War II. What happened to Bob Dole. A case of tuberculosis.  

Your private kingdom.

A lost tribe in China.

Albert Einstein.  

ME (a poem).   

Faith-based massage in a novel. 

Dr. Benjamin Stock.


Vol. 2. No. 3

Who are we and what are we doing?  

Two gardens of massage - secular and spiritual.  Which one do you want to be in?  

Readers' comments.

Humor:  Massage Olympics are now a reality. 

Humor: Massage parlors will have their own schools    and national certification.

Vol. 2. No. 2

Since massage does not cause harm, why license massage therapists to prevent harm? All that glitters is not gold."

"There's something rotten in" Ontario.

It's important to understand the difference between the possibility and probability of harm.

The Province of Quebec is a model for "How to do it right." Look before you leap. 

 State licensing (practice) acts are inappropriate for massage because there's no harm.  

Caveat emptor! Caveat lector! Let the buyer beware. Let the reader beware. Do your own thinking. Don't let others think for you. 

Is massage more dangerous than driving a car?  

An appropriate examination for massage compe-tency.

The responsibility of self-sacrifice.


Vol. 2. No. 1

Some thoughts and questions about the $3,000,000 National Certification Examination. One man's point of view.

Addendum: How doctors got in and out of massage, and why they are back in again.

Massage humor - The art of massage is the next major advance in secular massage.

The Guild of financially accessible practitioners (GAP). 

Mary Brewster is now Associate Editor of the Jour-nal of Spiritual Bodywork and the Spiritual Massage Ministry Newsletter.

Decide to network.. 

Excerpts from letters to the editor.

Listings of our Journal and  Newsletter.

Chart of the Twerpwyck University College of In-   novative Massage

Volume 1:


Vol 1, No.4

To Memebers of the Spiritual Massage Healinhg Ministry.  Let's Hear FromYou.

Why the Church for Spiritual Healig and Health was Established.

Spiritual Massage Healing Receives More recognition.

What is the Religion of the Church for Spiritual Healing and Health?

How the Article of Incorporation of the Churdch for Spiritual Healing and Health were Amended.

Spirituality and Love.

Vol 1, No.3

AN UNUSUAL WORKSHOP Co-Creative Science for Self-Health Care, Bodyworkers and Other Health-Care Providers.

SOME COMMENTS ON SPIRITUALITY - Spirituality Can Exist Independently of Religion.

Holly Laughter.  The Serious Humor of Albert Schatz Who Believes "A laugh a day, keeps insanity away."

Research on the Spiritual Aspects of Massage at the Reese Institute.

Vol 1, No.2

Directory of Organizations Concerned with Spiritual and Co-Creative Bodywork.

Vol 1, No.1

Massage Therapy and Spiritual Massage Healing are Legally Different Modalities.

Interest in Spiritual Massage is Increasing.

The Universal Life Church, Inc


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