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Gail Zimmerman I Arts Editor
hen she was just 8 years old, Lori Lipten already recog-
nized her life's purpose: teach the world to love more.
Growing up in Huntington Woods, "I always saw angels
and energy, and beyond the personality and into the soul of people,'
says Lipten, whose family belonged to Temple Emanu-El in Oak
Park. `At 17, I began hearing my spiritual guides; by age 27, they were
part of my life"
But it wasn't until 2003 that Lipten, 51, of Bloomfield Hills began
to share her gift with others as her life's work.
Today, as the founder of Sacred Balance, with an office in
Birmingham, she is not only an intuitive medium who "makes
spiritual connections with those who have passed on" She also is a
shamanic practitioner, "doing the work of healing souls through soul
retrieval and reintegration',' and a life coach and workshop leader
who "nurtures healing, spiritual awakening, conscious creation and
empowered living" for individuals and businesses — all with the
help of Divine guidance from angels and spiritual guides, she says.
Lipten, who studied at the University of Michigan and earned
her undergraduate degree at Wayne State University, had worked
as a marketing executive and was a stay-at-home mom (daughter
Samantha will celebrate her bat mitzvah in November) when she
experienced a life-changing moment.
"One day, I was on the treadmill when I saw an angel who told
me to turn the channel on the TV," says Lipten, who — with a ready
smile, outgoing personality and quick sense of humor — seems
more the-mom-next-door than otherworldly intermediary.
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Lee Kellert and the Porsche he
recently traded for a Corvette
For many, intuitive mediu
Lori Lipten's readings
of an afterlife.
Lori Lipten: "I had a dream for my life. God had a bigger dream. It's blessed my life so richly."
A Cause I
Jewish car lovers raise
money to fight cancer.
Lynne Meredith Golodner
Special to the Jewish News
t's quiet at the track until the engines start. Trees
and grass surround the circle of asphalt, the natural
against the manmade. To leave responsibility and
routine for a day and just let go — that's the secret
behind the fast speed of guys who love cars.
And the guys of 3Balls Racing certainly love their
cars. And their speed. And the camaraderie of the ad-
hoc fraternity that has grown out of an idea a few guys
had several years ago to rent a racetrack and "see who
can be faster:' says Ken Grulich, the 35-year-old leader
of 3Balls, who lives in Groveland Township.
The group is sponsoring a July 28-29 fundraiser at
Grattan Raceway in Belding, Mich., for the Barbara
Ann Karmanos Institute for Melanoma Research —
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