Resurrection – Your Inner Easter Quest

I wish I could say I have a glimmer of understanding or feeling of resurrection. I have a belief in the Resurrection, but not an experience of it. Perhaps that is why we retell the story of Easter every year. Would we need to tell it, if we had the inner deed alive in our…

Holy Saturday – Your Inner Easter Quest

Welcome to Hades, to Hell, to the Burning, Isolating Sea of No Redemption. Is this a familiar place for you? It is for me, especially in the middle of a sleepless night. The Entombment How do you inwardly bury yourself or parts of yourself? Just choose one of your entombed parts…there are probably many. Is…

Good Friday – Your Inner Easter Quest

I tremble at the realization that as I write these four Inner Easter posts, I am asking each of us to find our solitary way into a consciousness of unbearable feeling — even the joy of resurrection, if truly felt, is too intense for full consciousness. I am not suggesting that we not live into…

Maundy Thursday – Your Inner Easter Quest

Inner Easter is the process of finding, knowing, and becoming yourself through an intimate feeling of the Easter Mysteries as they unfold between Maundy Thursday and Easter Sunday. Each of the four days, I will send a message with a list of most, not all, of the events of each day with a suggestion of how…

The Meaning of Community

Imagining Relationship – the Focus of the Soul in Springtime For over five years I have been exploring, imagining, researching the seasons of nature and the seasons of the soul.   I look at the way nature works, nurtures life and death, silence and song, storms and sunny sweetness, the magic of dusk and dawn,…