#4829 - Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Editor: Jerry
Photo: Ella Joy and Jeannie McGillivray
Interview with Ella Joy
Ella Joy lives in Shropshire, U.K. with her parents Paul
and Jeannie McGillivray and attends high school. She's 15 years old. On Facebook
I announced that I was looking for "young people" to interview. I was
anticipating people in their twenties. When Jeannie suggest Ella, I thought yeah
sure, this could be ground breaking. And I really wanted to find out how Ella
spoke and related to her friends.
You may know Jeannie and Paul through their website http://www.meetingtruth.com/ which lists
"everyone's" upcoming events and satsangs. It's a great resource and under
constant development as new teachers and features are added. You can actually
buy event tickets through the site.
0:00 - 1:52 Introduction to Ella, her parents Jeannie and
Paul. Being raised in a household where nonduality makes up the values and way
of looking at things. School.
1:53 - 4:07 Ella tells of talking to a boy who felt lost
and unhappy and how she spoke to him.
4:08 - 7:18 Ella talks about her relationship with her
mother and elaborates on how she speaks to her peers from the place of nondual
9:31 - 11:43 Chanting and other interests at the Science
and Nonduality Conference 2012.
11:43 - 12:50 Interests in school classes.
12:50 - 14:42 Nonduality teachers Ella likes. The two
teachers Ella couldn't think of in the interview, she later told me were Gangaji
and Adyashanti. And the amazing Sufi teacher at SAND 2012, whose name neither of
us could think of, was Ashegul Ashki, who may be viewed at http://vimeo.com/926726
14:42 - 15:51 Coming from experience. Ella's mother
Jeannie being her influence or teacher.
15:51 - 21:44 Ella's use of the word nonduality with her
friends and in Religious Education class.
21:44 - 23:19 Sharing these teachings and experiences with
23:19 - 24:15 Comments on spiritual
24:16 - 25:33 Harry Potter.
25:33 - 29:05 Impact of the book/dvd The Secret. Dealing
with self-image, mind set, and outlook on life, and how it affects
29:05 - 30:03 Influence of the book Flip It on self-image
30:03 - 30:59 Ella's group of friends, their values and
30:59 - 33:22 Ella speaks to people's pain.
Photo: Paul and Ella Joy McGillivray
Big thanks to all the McGillivray's for being part of
this, and especially to Ella Joy for her light, her joy, ease, and caring