About the Author
Anne M. Nordhaus-Bike is president of the firm ANB Communications, www.anbcommunications.com. Nordhaus-Bike also helped establish the Gazette, a Chicago community newspaper, where she served as fine arts editor for two decades. In 2006, she launched Living in Harmony, a monthly astrology column that ran for two years. She remains involved with the paper as assistant editor, member of the board of directors, and contributing writer. Nordhaus-Bike's work has been recognized with four Apex awards from Communications Concepts Inc. a Washington, DC-area communication and journalism think tank, and one award from the Illinois Woman's Press Association. In 1997, she was added to the "Wall of Fame" of the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, NY. After a 20-year hiatus from painting, she began working as a professional artist in watercolors and oils in 1996 and has shown her works in numerous solo and group shows. An accomplished musician and theatrical performer, in the past few years she has focused her work in the arts on spiritual and mystical subjects and themes inspired by nature. Most recently, she has begun arranging and composing music and combining it with spoken word, photography, and visual art. An expert in astrology and Western mysticism, Nordhaus-Bike also is a certified Akashic Records consultant in the Pathway Prayer Process©. Using these wisdom traditions, she offers Spiritual Fusion consultations, which fuse together the soul connection of the Akashic Records with the soul guidance of astrology to provide clients with a rich, in-depth spiritual experience that focuses on the astrological birth chart as the blueprint for the soul's purpose during its incarnation.