Stillness & Emptiness — A Solstice Imagination

In the next few hours we will experience the Solstice in the outer world. In the calendar of the soul we can imagine surrendering to the three days of soul stillness and emptiness that fall between the release of the old inner year and the beginning of the new inner year. This is roughly the…

Intimacy: First Imagine…then Establish

Intimacy is a sacred imagination. How do you imagine intimacy? THE FOUR GREAT QUESTIONS There are four great questions for becoming I and cultivating a conscious evolving imagination of self. 1. How do I fulfill my purpose? The Imagination of Contribution. 2. How do I relate to others? The Imagination of Intimacy 3. How do…

INNER FESTIVAL – The Tide of St John

Inner Festivals ask us, not to recall a great event in the evolution of human consciousness, but to imagine living the event in our own soul and evolving our own consciousness. WHAT IS AN INNER TIDE? In Christian (and Pagan) calendar, tide relates to an defined period of time in the cycle of the year…

Your Inner Autumn Manifesto

An Inner Manifesto There is nothing in your inner life that wouldn’t benefit from you writing an inner manifesto. A inner manifesto is a declaration of commitment to inner development. It brings together your thoughts and your feelings and points you in a direction of actions that are personally, morally and spiritually meaningful. You make…

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…

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…

False Witness — Good Friday

As I work into Inner Easter, I realize what a watered-down, idealized and dramatized, Inner Hollywood, Inner Easter Basket, token and cloudy relationship I’ve had to every aspect of the Easter Mystery. Over twenty years ago I found my way to the wisdom shared by Rudolf Steiner on the evolution of consciousness. When Easter is…