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What are You Changing? Making the Most of the Integration Stage of a Global Initiation

June 11, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

 Sapiens are experiencing a global initiatory process in 2020. With our culture increasingly committed to distraction, addiction, and disconnection, such a process might just save us in the longer run. In two earlier videos, I discuss the Descent and Ordeal stages of initiation. In this nine-minute video, I talk about the Integration stage. I’m not suggesting we are out of the Ordeal stage but rather offering a road map for navigating these challenging times, inviting you to consider what you want to be different in your inner and outer life as you emerge from your cocoon. Declaring what you want to be different is the key to seeing and benefiting from the gifts that I think 2020 can bring.

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Tools for the Journey: A Daily Meditation and a Daily Checklist

May 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t underestimate the cumulative effects of stress caused by uncertainty and loss of connection…this COVID stuff is getting old and unfortunately, we have a long way to go. During stressful periods it’s important to move energy around. Give this 5-minute guided meditation/visualization a try…it will help you free up the clogged spaces in your head, heart and spirit. Maybe you’ll get hooked and do it every day. Not only is this good for overwhelm, anxiety, boredom, and/or low energy, it’s a practical energetic grounding process to use to start and end any day. Notice I don’t mention about open or closed eyes, either work. If meditation is not your thing you or you need another daily practice, you might like […]

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Embracing the Ordeal: Stage 2 of Our Planetary Initiation

April 14, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

It is largely great love and great suffering that create spiritual listening and larger seeing. –Richard Rohr, Franciscan Contemplative Author and Teacher   The good news is, social distancing is working. The bad news is it may be the only thing that works for a while. Our ordeal continues…  This eight-minute video is the second in a three-part series in which I look at the coronavirus as a planetary initiation with three stages. This video looks at the “Ordeal” stage.  Your personal ordeal may be the result of feeling stuck or bored at home away from friends and colleagues, living with a lot of uncertainty, or maybe you know someone with COVID-19 or feel scared that you or someone you […]

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