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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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The Mystery of Surrender – Thoughts on the Annunciation 2014

Contents1 A Festival Imagination2 The Mood of the Annunciation3  20144 Suggested Exercises A Festival Imagination The Mood of the Annunciation  2014   I had a woman client who asked me if it was possible to be both strong and soft. What a wonderful question about the mysteries of the feminine.   I told her to […]

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A Jot of Wisdom…A New You

It only takes a jot of wisdom to transform your sense of self.   A jot is an extremely small amount and comes from the Greek word iota which is the smallest letter in the Greek alphabet. It looks just like the smallest letter in our alphabet, I. When you sign up for a course, buy a book, […]

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Loving Yourself Alone

Only God, my dear, Could love you for yourself alone And not your yellow hair. William Butler Yeats  Ann Gregory What is your “yellow hair”? All the things you love about yourself because they meet your personal ideal. Can you imagine loving all of you – yourself alone?  Not just the special, yellow hair, parts […]

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The Three Great Images of Self and the 2014 Curriculum

Sunday night I attended the birth of my granddaughter, Sabine Mira Kokoshi. She is so new, so alive, so naively herself! Delighting in her tiny, but powerful, presence, I am thinking about birth as a soul experience and how all that I do with Imagine Self is midwife the birth-like process of imagining self for […]

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Your I is an Image, not a story…

We tell and retell our stories, shape and reshape our identities, and hold our defenses closer and closer and then the moment comes when the I within shines forth and we become, oh so briefly, the radiant Image that lives behind and beyond the stories, identities, and defenses Your I is always present but it […]

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