Biography

As a spiritual teacher, Mary Ellen Flora has helped thousands get in touch with their spiritual awareness and abilities. She has dedicated her life to teaching others that they are spirit and a part of God, and teaching techniques to assist them in their spiritual awakening.

Throughout her life, Mary Ellen has used her psychic abilities to see auras, to see and communicate with spirit, to heal and to teach. Since 1976 she has been teaching classes in meditation, healing, the use of clairvoyance and other spiritual abilities. She has trained many spiritual teachers and readers, many of whom continue to read and to teach others what they have learned. She is an internationally known speaker, author and teacher.

Her teachings allow us to discover our personal ability to create consciously as spirit. As she reflects the light that is uniquely her own, she gives all of us permission to do the same; simply to be ourselves. Mary Ellen makes learning techniques to meditate a fun and life long journey.

Speaking engagement in Hawaii
Speaking engagement in Hawaii

Mary Ellen’s commitment to spiritual teachings led to the creation and growth of the Church of Divine Man and its teaching arm, the CDM Spiritual Center. In 1976, she co-founded CDM with her late husband, M.F. “Doc” Slusher, in the Pacific Northwest. Mary Ellen also founded CDM Spiritual Center as the teaching arm of CDM and CDM Publications to present her writings to the world.

As an internationally renowned author, Mary Ellen has written both the Key Series books, as well as their companion audios, which teach simple spiritual techniques on meditation, healing, clairvoyance, and chakras. She has also written the Energy Series books that describe how energies can be used to create desired change. Mary Ellen’s current works include Angels Don’t Need Wings, as well as various articles and audio meditations. All of her works are currently available through the CDM Spiritual Center Store.

Hiking in the rainforest in Hawaii
Hiking in the rainforest in Hawaii

When asked how she maintains her schedule of teaching, writing, supervisory responsibilities and a personal life, Mary Ellen replies; “I love what I do. It does not matter if I am writing, teaching, healing, exercising, cooking, or doing administrative work, to me everything is part of the same fabric.”

Mary Ellen was born in Virginia in 1944. She received a BA in Sociology from Queens College in Charlotte, NC and did graduate work in Education and Counseling at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR. She taught pre-kindergarten in Oakland, CA, was a Youth Program Director of the YMCA in San Francisco, CA, and taught junior high and high school abroad in Singapore. Mary Ellen completed the Seminary and was ordained a minister of the Church of Divine Man in Berkeley, CA. She moved to Washington State in 1976 after living in California, Oregon and Singapore.’

Mary Ellen lives and teaches in the Pacific Northwest.