The Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) of New York Edgar Cayce Center invited Irene to host an intimate New York City event, 5 Ways to Embrace Your Spiritual Awakening: One Couple’s Story of Transcendence.

During the two-hour event, Irene took the audience on a spiritual journey starting with what happened to her leading up to and after her late husband’s passing. She explained what happens to us when we transition from this life to the afterlife and provided tips that will lead to your own spiritual awakening.


She explained to the audience (which included members of press) that in order to have spiritual awakening, you must:

1. Love yourself.

2. Accept and handle things in life that you cannot control.

3. Learn to lovingly detach from the toxic people in your life.

4. There is cosmic importance to every decision we make, and every action we take.

5. Be kind and loving to everyone – including yourself.

Irene Weinberg

The event went well and the audience was highly engaged asking many questions, so much so that they stayed past the scheduled time to continue talking and sharing their experiences.

Following the event Irene signed copies of They Serve Bagels in Heaven, and a few had read the book prior to the event and were excited to attend this event to share how much they loved it.

Irene Weinberg

Signing books following the event

Irene Weinberg

Irene and audience members following the event

Here is a snippet on why it’s important to let go of toxic people from your life, which is also one of the steps toward spiritual awakening.

Holding on to toxic people in our lives and not detaching from them with love will block our own spiritual awakening.

A video posted by Irene Weinberg (@bagelsinheaven) on

Thank you to the A.R.E. of New York making this event possible. If you missed this event, don’t worry there will be other events coming up throughout the year. Check Irene’s appearance schedule here.

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