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Cheryl Marlene Souls Illuminated


Smart. Thoughtful. Interested in your world.

Willing to make the extra effort to take your next step in this amazing life you are wanting to explore.

And ready to find the deeper road for your journey.

And …. maybe feeling stuck. Holding old stuff you are ready to let go.

Ready to learn and understand.

Not wanting to go it alone. Looking for direct, personal support. A teacher. A community.

A place where you do not feel alone on your journey.



Like you: Smart. Thoughtful. An explorer and a traveler.

Living an amazing life full of joy and challenge, always learning, sharing and loving.

Ready to offer you a safe, comfortable place to release, let go and dig deeper.

I make no promises with fairy tale outcomes.

Instead I promise to hold space for you to discover your truth and let go of whatever no longer serves the best of who you are and can become.

No sugar coating. Just real talk with compassion, integrity, and deep awareness of your soul’s capacity.



Because I help people like you explore self from the soul’s point of view.

Because I have explored the hidden corners of myself and I know how to help you do the same.

Life is a journey greatly improved by company.

For you, I’m a bridge, a fellow traveler, and a friendly soul guide.

Together you find support to let go of whatever troubles you and explore the amazing possibilities of your wonderful life!

Meet Cheryl


Cheryl Marlene

Cheryl Marlene

I am Cheryl Marlene and I have been working with and beyond the Akashic Records for 20 years. I am fortunate to enjoy working with clients and students from all over the world.

I offer Akashic Record Readings by phone, Skype and in-person in Portland, Oregon. You can read more about the Readings I offer here and you can schedule an appointment with me here.

I am also the Founder of The Akashic Records School and guide others as they begin their journey with the Akashic Records. In my intensive Akashic Records study program called the Sage Path students from all walks of life begin a rewarding journey of personal growth and expansion.

Akashic Record Readings are also available from some of my amazing students. Check out the ARS Reader Directory.

Plus I have two books available about the Akashic Records: The New Akashic Records (won the Montaigne Medal) and Many Paths, One Mountain. More about both here.

My understanding comes from personal experience.

Almost twenty years ago, I learned to open the Akashic Records and my life has never been the same. Through the divine knowing of the Akashic Records I have learned about the healing shift of balance and the truth of engaging with all of my life as spiritual practice. The Akashic Records provide a conscious connection to the dance of your soul, instructing you and supporting you in the unfolding of the highest expression of you – all of you! Neither religious faith nor parlor-trick, the Akashic Records have helped me understand the power of intention, the goodness of integrity, the infinite possibility of an open mind and heart, and the joy of being here, now, in this moment. The Akashic Records are about an experience that enlightens the potential of your life and opens the door to claiming that potential of who you truly are.

My extensive experience has lead me on an innovative path of understanding the Akashic Records in a unique way. Nobody explains them quite the way I do. My award-winning book, The New Akashic Records, has been recognized for its ground-breaking perspective to explain how and why the Akashic Records work from a spiritual energy perspective. The Eric Hoffer Foundation bestowed the 2010 Montaigne Medal on The New Akashic Records as a thought-proving book which illuminates and redirects thought.

Understanding and leading innovating research into the nature of the Akashic Records is my life’s work. Their teachings and understandings support me to expand beyond any perceived boundaries, so that I can help you move beyond elementary answers into life-long dreams, clarity, and love.

I began my journey with the Akashic Records unexpectedly:

I offer a unique explanation about what the Akashic Records are!

More Videos From Cheryl

My thoughts on the benefits of an Akashic Record Reading:

I explain the energy flow of the Akashic Records:

How I mentor students in learning about the Akashic Records through the Sage Path and the Akashic Records School:

What is a Miracle?
Sample Reading from Soul Messages

Discover the Akashic Records

The Akashic Records:

Your Soul’s Spiritual Practice

Activating Deeper Self-Growth,

Discovering Your Connection with the

Boundlessness of All That Is

Wherever you are in your life, The Akashic Records helps you let go of whatever no longer serves so you can move in the direction of the truth of who you are.

The Akashic Records are about the Soul because the perspective of your Akashic Records is the energetic origin of your soul. This view allows you to receive deep support and profound clarity aligned with your deepest truth.

The Akashic Records are about Spiritual Practice because you long to connect with and understand more fully the spiritual being you feel yourself becoming.

The Akashic Records offer a sacred, soul connection.

Because the energetic depths of the Akashic Records offers a view from the origin of your soul, you move from the limits of the static, linear black and white view into a dynamic awareness of the infinite and eternal possibilities of this moment.

Connection with your Akashic Records also provides the support to create a firm foundation from which you learn to trust yourself to find your own truth. The experience of trust helps you feel a balance within that radiates outwards as balance with all. This integration of truth and balance helps you find the deep awareness of wholeness of self and of soul with source.

The sacred nature of this connection also provides a bridge to the indescribable boundlessness of the divine. In awe of All That IS, with the Akashic Records you may experience the entire continuum of universal energy from self and soul to divine source.

Reaching this deep within you shifts everything in your life. You release limiting beliefs and the pain and anger of trauma, blame and fear. You let go of whatever no longer serves you now.

Simply said, the Akashic Records are your soul’s spiritual practice.

A practice you can experience in three ways:

Akashic Record Reading: this is your first step. I open your Akashic Records for you, creating sacred space for you to seek support, ask questions, and let go of whatever stands in your way.

Opening Your Own Akashic Records: In this step, you walk through the open door of your soul. Learning to open the Akashic Records for yourself is an act of self empowerment and an act of embracing sacred shift with respectful acceptance of your own divine nature.

Opening the Akashic Records for Other: This step moves you into an integration process of you with the Whole. Whether you ever hang your shingle as an Akashic Record Reader, opening the Akashic Records for Other is an act of integration of your sacred nature within the infinite and eternal nature of All That Is. This step completes the foundation needed for advanced study and research within the Akashic Records.

Together — What Can Happen?

What can you expect from me?

If you are like me, you have found that self-help and traditional religions don’t make it easier to really understand yourself spiritually. That’s why as a Spiritual Guide, I provide extensive information and supportive services which help you figure out how to let go of whatever stands in your way and move in the direction of your soul’s deepest truth.

I don’t offer spiritual shortcuts and I don’t tolerate dishonesty. I am relentless in my willingness to look into the unknown for you and with you.

In our relationship, I will show up with all of me and stand open to the flow of joy, truth, and balance available within me and within you. I endeavor always to recognize what truth is right now and persevere in helping you let go of what no longer serves you. I promise to support you in your journey to understand your Truth and ask that you bring your open heart and mind to experience your personal growth and expansion.

Fear, doubt, expectations, and judgements are gifts from the unknown. Instead of ignoring them, I value their ambiguity and complexity as opportunities to explore and understand. I willingly travel the difficult path, looking below the surface into the unknown. Together we can build bridges through the difficult so that in your journey you may find the rewards of personal strength, awareness, and illumination.

What can you expect from working with the Akashic Records?

For me, my biggest reward so far has been to find longer and longer periods of inner peace and wonderful, overlapping moments of pure joy! Every day I learn more about truth and my point of balance. With the willingness to take at least one small step, many of my clients have had similar experiences, gaining insight, embracing healing, moving beyond everyday struggle.

We are all fellow travelers looking to integrate truth and balance within the rough edges of self. I would love to journey with you for a while, standing witness to your struggles and challenges, to your peace and joy, to your understanding and your becoming who you truly are!

Here’s a short video about the Akashic Records:

How Can You Get Started?

To begin, I have these suggestions:

1. Subscribe to my newsletters! —-> Over this way!

2. Poke around this website. There’s lots of information available, especially if you look at my Blog.

3. If you have questions that need answering, blocks that need releasing, or support in figuring out what’s troubling you, consider an Akashic Records Reading with me.

4. Read my book, The New Akashic Records, to understand the energy of the Akashic Records as well as the history. This isn’t a how-to, this is a how-it-works kind of book.

5. If you want to learn the spiritual practice of the Akashic Records for yourself, I teach the most intensive Akashic Records Study Path called the Sage Path.

6. Here are a few quick links to some of my favorite articles:

If you have any questions or something is not crystal clear, let me know – email, snail mail, or phone. Look forward to working with you!

In Joy!


I love to write and write often about the Akashic Records, spiritual practice and the bumps of life along the way.

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