Category Archives: Jesus

Enlightenment Means Being Fully Human

In no way, shape or form do I profess to have attained enlightenment. In fact, if someone has to tell you they are enlightened, they are not.  Those who have reached true enlightenment, like Jesus, have come to know that: … Continue reading

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Denying Death – Jesus’ and our own

Denying death seems to be the primary preoccupation of Western culture. Our religions reflect (or maybe inspired) this in their wholesale denial of Jesus’ death.  How can we stop denying death so that for once we might live? As I … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to be Like Jesus?

Jesus did not come to teach us how to get to heaven. Jesus came so that we might know how to experience heaven on earth. We experience heaven on earth when we, like Jesus, we come to understand the truth … Continue reading

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Lovers and Liars: You Say You’re a Christian?

If we say that we are Christian but are selective about who and how we love, we are liars. Rather, we are wounded and broken people who have not yet come to know the fullness of God’s unmerited and unconditional … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Path to Love

Jesus came to know and then sought to teach the Path to Love. During Holy Week we reflect on Jesus’ journey on the path to love and on how we are invited to do the same. excerpt from Authentic Freedom … Continue reading

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Jesus as a Model for Self-Actualization

Jesus became self-actualized and sought to teach others how to achieve self-actualization. Today’s blog explores Jesus and his teachings as a model of psychological and spiritual development through which we are empowered to become self-actualized and through which we are … Continue reading

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We Are All Called to Be Priest

Yesterday morning, I had the great honor of ordaining six women as High Priests in the Order of Melchizedek. In addition to having already completed the Authentic Freedom Mastery program, and for several, The Magdalene Priestess Training, these women committed … Continue reading

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A Witch! A Witch!

Responding to the Catholic self-appointed inquisition. Just when I think I am off their radar and free of the wrath of the Catholic self-appointed inquisition, they rear their fearful head. This morning as I was enjoying a glimpse of the … Continue reading

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Meeting Mary Magdalene

In 1978, I had my first personal, mystical encounter with the Christ and the Magdalene.  They came to me through the Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack, where for the first time I realized Jesus’ humanity and that Mary Magdalene played a much … Continue reading

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We Choose the World We Live In

Before man are life and death, good and evil, whichever he chooses shall be given him. Sirach 15: 17 Every single moment of every single day, we choose the world we are living in. There is nothing “new” about this … Continue reading

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