Outreach Activities

The Institute offers off-site programs and events in the Metro Washington, DC area and beyond, including gatherings, workshops, and lectures.  Events feature the teachings and practices of the Institute's curriculum and include informational, energetic, and experiential aspects.

Listen to
an interview
with Susan Trout
"Do You Know Your Group's Destiny?  Exploring How to Discover the Destiny
of Your Group or Organization"

Students who use the Institute's teachings can be found worldwide, residing in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Congo, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Iceland, India, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tasmania, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The Institute's additional outreach activities are included here as well, including publications, media appearances, endorsements, and citations.

Listen to Susan Trout interviewed 
on "The Awakened Leader:
Leadership as a Classroom of the Soul"

(original broadcast April 8, 2015)


An Interview with Susan Trout: "How to Discover the Destiny of Your Group or Organization." Two Modern Mystics web radio show, with Dawn Fleming and Linda Roebuck.  Original broadcast on April 13, 2016, 9:00 pm EST.

An Interview with Susan Trout: "The Awakened Leader: Leadership as a Classroom for the Soul." Two Modern Mystics web radio show, with Dawn Fleming and Linda Roebuck.  Original broadcast on April 8, 2015, 7:30 pm EST.


Susan Trout and her work are cited in numerous publications. Susan herself is discussed in other sources.  Some of these include:

Anselme, Lisa. "Wholeness Through Service: Expanding Our Vision Part 1," Perspectives in Healing: a Publication of Healing Touch International,Inc., 1st  Quarter 2013.

Bartocci, Barbara.  "I Forgive My Daughter's Killer." Good Housekeeping, August 1993.

Bartocci, Barbara.  "To Forgive, Divine."  Women's Day, December 21, 1993.

Bartocci, Barbara. Unexpected Answers: God Answers Prayers, Though Not Always As We Expect. Huntington, IN: OSV Press, year unknown.

Brady, John.  "Death of a Hired Gun: The Real Story of Lee Atwater's Final Year." The Washington Post Magazine, Final Edition, December 1, 1996.

Brady, John Joseph.  Bad Boy: The Life and Politics of Lee Atwater. Reading, MA: Adisson-Wesley Publishing Company, 1997.

Burnham, SophyA Book of Angels : Reflections on Angels Past and Present and True Stories of How They Touch Our Lives. New York: Ballantine Books, 1990.

Burt, Dee. One Side of Suicide. Bloomington, IN: Pen & Publish, 2006.

Butts, Janie B., and Karen Rich.  Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2005.

Calhoun, William. From Warrior to Sage: A Guide for Moving Beyond the Ego. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006.

Dove, Linda.  "The Heavenly Do’Nuts Take-Out Model – Giving, Service and Stewardship." Harrisonburg Unitarian Universalists (HUU) Community Café (blog), Harrison Unitarian Universalists website, June 8, 2014.

Ferrucci, Piero. The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life. New York: Tarcher Publishing, 2007.

Friedman, P. H. Creating well-being: The healing path to love, peace, self-esteem and happiness. Saratoga, CA: R and E Publishers, 1989.

Galleher, Gay.  "The Gift," Triptych painting, including "The Awakening," "The Dark Night of the Soul," and "Giving and Receiving the Gift." Date unknown.

Goldman, Linda Life and Loss: A Guide to Help Grieving Children. New York, NY: Routledge, 2nd edition, 1999.

Institute for the Integration of Science, Intuition and Spirit (IISIS). "Ryerson-Semkiw Reincarnation Cases by Profession: Spiritual Leaders, Mediums, Psychics, Yogis, Gurus & Religious Figures." Institute for the Integration of Science, Intuition and Spirit website.

Karmath, M.V.  "An Interesting Study of the Origin of the Soul." Organizer (weekly online publication from India.)  September 5, 2010.

Kelly, John, "Chipmunks, dogs and shopping carts: Delving into the reader mail bag," The Washington Post, local section, September 16, 2013.

Knapp, Steven.  Facing Death: Welcoming the Afterlife. Detroit, MI: World Relief Network, 1999.

Lefavi, Robert. Reasons to Believe: A Journey of Spiritual Awareness in the Modern World.  Pasadena, CA: Hope Publishing House, 1999.

Millin, Peggy Tabor. Mary's Way: A Universal Story of Spiritual Growth Inspired by the Message of Medjugorje. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts,1991.  Republished as an e-book: Mary's Way: Cultivating a Peaceful Heart in Trying Times. Los Gatos:  Smashwords, 2011.

Millin, Peggy Tabor. Women, Writing, and Soul-Making. Asheville, NC: Story Water Press, 2009.

Milson, Karen Hilfman. "Authors of Influence on My Theology & Perspective of Life ," "Authors of Influence," Circle Culture Institute website.

Monti-Catania, Diana"Sermon – How Many Pastors Does it Take?" The Congregational Church of Salisbury (CT), November 2, 2014.

Parameshwarananda, Swami"Impacting All Worlds As Leaders," Insider Tips (blog), June 30, 2016.

Perkins, Betty. Lion Taming: The Courage to Deal with Difficult People, Including Yourself. Sacramento, CA: Tzedakah Publications, 1995.

Preston, Julia. Amusings: Looking at Life Through a Stained Glass Window. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2004.

Rosen, AbbeyLasting Transformation: A Guide to Navigating Life's Journey. Bloomington, IN: Balboa Press, 2010.

Rosen, Steven J. Ultimate Journey: Death and Dying in the World's Major Religions. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2008.

Semkiw, Walter. Origin of the Soul and the Purpose of Reincarnation. San Francisco: Pluto Project, 2011.

Shewmaker, Diane Ruth. All Love: A Guidebook for Healing With Sekhem-Seichim-Reiki and SKHM. With a forward by Patrick Scott Zeigler.  Olympia, WA: Celestial Wellspring Publications, Reprint edition, 1999.

Taylor, Tristy"The Birth of the Church of Craft," The Chaplaincy Institute website, Newsletter Issue: March 2007. Reprinted at Crafting an Authentic Life with Tristy (blog), April 4, 2007.

Wheatley, Margaret J. Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2nd edition, 2009.

York, Michael. The Emerging Network: A Sociology of the New Age and Neo-pagan Movements. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1995.


Many articles and book excerpts by Susan Trout have appeared in the publications or on the websites of other organizations. Some of these are listed below.  For Susan's more recently published articles, visit her blog HERE and her articles page HERE.

"Being of Service." Love and Forgiveness: Spirituality, Relationships, Health Magazine 1:2 (March/April 1997): 55-61.  Reprinted from To See Differently: Personal Growth and Being of Service Through Attitudinal Healing (Alexandria VA: Three Roses Press, 1990).

"Healing the Unhealed Healer: The Development of Attitudinal Studies." Miracles Magazine 4 (January, 1993): 19-29.

"Holistic Approach to Children with Learning disabilities: A Home-Study Research Project." The A.R.E. Journal. Volume XV - Special Child Development Issue Single Issue Magazine (September 1980): 207-224.

"If We Build It...," Kosmos Journal, Fall/Winter 2007 issue.

"Leadership as Destiny."  Unity Magazine (May/June 2006).  Excerpted from The Awakened Leader: Leadership as a Classroom of the Soul, (Alexandria, VA: Three Roses Press: 2005).

"My Healing Principles."  Venture Inward: The Magazine of the A.R.E./The Edgar Cayce Foundation/Atlantic University (September/October 1990): 14.

"Service as the Masterpiece of the Soul." Unity Magazine, January/February 2003.

"The Tao of Receiving."  Unity Magazine, March/April 2004 issue.

"We Are Born to Serve." Venture Inward: The Magazine of the A.R.E./The Edgar Cayce Foundation/Atlantic University (January/February 2002): 28-30.  Adapted from Born to Serve: The Evolution of the Soul Through Service (Alexandria, VA: Three Roses Press, 1997).

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Selected endorsements by Susan Trout for publications by other authors and music:

George, Laura M., in association with The Oracle Institute. The Truth: About the Five Primary Religions. Book One of the Foundational Trilogy. Hamilton, VA: Oracle Institute Press LLC, 2nd edition, 2010.

Levine, StevenBecoming Kuan Yin: The Evolution of Compassion. Foreword by Ondrea Levine.  San Francisco, CA: Weiser Books (2013). 

Preston, Julia. Amusings: Looking at Life Through a Stained Glass Window. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2004.

Van Sickle, Kurt.  Mother Divine. Audio CD. Label: CD Baby, Original release date March 10, 1994.

Whitfield, Charles L. Barbara H. Whitfield, Russell Park, and Jeneane Prevett.  The Power of Humility: Choosing Peace Over Conflict in Relationships. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, 2006.


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