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Was Jesus a Shaktipat Guru?

In 2010, I posted a blog drawing parallels between Jesus and his work and the process of Shaktipat from the Siddha Yoga tradition.  Dr. Sonya Jones read my blog and shared that she was writing a book on this very … Continue reading

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Before Psychotherapy

Today’s blog explores the ancient mentoring practices that preceded modern-day psychotherapy, still exist today and in many ways are more effective than traditional therapy. Life before Freud I know it is hard to believe, but psychology was not born with … Continue reading

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Show Me the Way to Go Home

Through the metaphorical Adam, the human conditional was born, providing for us the (false) perception of separation and the sensation of having fallen from Grace. In birthing the human condition, we now know fear and suffering in contrast to the love … Continue reading

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Who is Your Teacher?

We are interrupting this discussion on midlife, menopause and the dark night of the relationship to explore another critical topic that is also relevant to the midlife journey (and beyond).  Relevant to midlife is the search for our Soul – … Continue reading

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No More Apologies

Today’s blog boldly goes where no woman has gone before……naming and claiming who I am and what I do without apologies!!!!! Apologies, Back peddling, Explaining, Rationalizing A very important mirror was held up for me yesterday.  It is the mirror … Continue reading

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Jesus and Shaktipat

Shaktipat is a word in the Hindu tradition to represent spiritual awakening – in particular, spiritual awakening that is facilitated or initiated by a guru/teacher and conferred upon his or her students.  Did Jesus confer Shaktipat and can we still … Continue reading

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Jesus, my teacher

In our secular, post-modern world, do we dare to call Jesus of Nazareth our teacher and guru and not end up looking like a “Jesus Freak” (not that there is anything wrong with that)?  I will attempt this dangerous feat … Continue reading

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