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The Surrounding Presence of Spiritual Companions

As I grow older I become more aware how important relationships and the conversations that provide the substance of these relationships are. Of all these relationships and conversations, the most meaningful are often the ones we have with the beings we cannot perceive with our ordinary senses. They are a surrounding presence of spiritual companions overflowing […]

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My Inner Autumn Intentions

What do I want to transform or develop over the next 13 weeks of Inner Autumn? What are my inner intentions for developing myself? I thought about an intention of light and another of shadow – the long shadow of the short days of Fall. Here is my light bringing intention: I commit to bring […]

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Your Solstice Attention

It is a threshold time of year. We are ending one cycle and beginning another. Thresholds are times to reflect on what was and anticipate what will be. Here are some threshold questions to contemplate. Do find time to sit with yourself, have a cup of tea or a glass of wine, work (don’t just […]

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Design, Structure, Questions, Intimacy

I’ve spent the last week redesigning the Inner Spring program on Intimacy. I’m so excited by this program because it makes sense of many of the mysteries of relationship. It succeeds by providing a well-designed process and offering a number of structures or frameworks, that actually help you to recognize, organize, evaluate and evolve your […]

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Darkest Dawn — Easter Sunday Questions

Today is Easter Sunday, 2012. We celebrate the Resurrection today. I’d love to just jump to feelings of Hallelujah and images of the Risen Christ, but the day begins with Mary Magdalen visiting the tomb to be with the corpse. So let us find our Easter questions in this gesture. Mary Magdalen was at the […]

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