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 topic. Below is an excerpt from her now published work. Congratulations Sonya (Sw. Shraddhananda)! From … Read moreWas Jesus a Shaktipat Guru?
The Holy Spirit is the Kundalini energy referred to in the Eastern Spiritual traditions. The Holy Spirit is the in-dwelling presence of the Divine and the seed of our human potential. In Eastern Energy medicine the Holy Spirit/Kundalini is imagined as a seed, a lotus, a flame or a serpent that lies dormant in the … Read morePentecost, Holy Spirit, Kundalini Awakening
Superhero Report from August 18, 2014. Each and every one of us has been uniquely and creatively gifted to be a vessel through which LOVE is made manifest in our world. In service to this unique giftedness, we have also been blessed with a certain kind of magic which allows these gifts to be used … Read moreWhat are your Superpowers – Part 1? Superhero Report
This week’s Authentic Freedom Virtual Church meditation supplement explores the Pentecost event and the “coming down” of the Holy Spirit. In the Hindu and Yogic traditions, they describe a similar experience in the kundalini awakening. I often wonder if the Holy Spirit and Kundalini are in fact, one and the same. Sunday, June 8, … Read moreAuthentic Freedom Virtual Church – Meditation Supplement
In the conversation about Emergent Church, I often wonder if what is really happening is the Holy Spirit bringing us back to what TRULY matters. Jesus came with a simple message: Love God. Love one another as I have loved you. Historically, it only took man a few years to screw it up. Jesus was … Read moreNew Church or Original Church?
The Authentic Freedom Virtual Church service for Sunday, June 1, 2014 is LIVE. The lesson this week is about the Holy Spirit and how she is as close as our very breath – the breath of God that gives us life. Breathe deep! You can access the service HERE.
At the risk of unleashing my inner martyr, I’m feeling called to explore a topic that is as close to my heart as it is excruciatingly painful. I share this topic, not for my own self-mortification, but in support of those, like me, who have been born with a different vision of Church – different, … Read moreA Prophet’s Pain in Birthing a New Way of Being Church
This week’s Authentic Freedom Virtual Church service is LIVE. Click HERE to access. The theme this week is “Introducing the Holy Spirit.” In this week’s service, you will have an opportunity to explore the person of the Holy Spirit and have a personal and direct experience of the Holy Spirit’s Presence and Action in your … Read moreAuthentic Freedom Virtual Church is LIVE
Please find below “Agape” – the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church Meditation Supplement for Sunday, May 25, 2014. The topic this week is getting to know the Holy Spirit – the Power of God that awakens, catalyzes, directs and empowers. Feel the Power. Agape’ Meditation Practices Newsletter Supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church Service … Read moreVirtual Church Meditation Supplement – The Power of the Holy Spirit
Today’s blog continues to explore the gifts of the Holy Spirit (charisms) – the uniquely creative way in which God seeks to be known in the world through us and the magic through which we are vessels for God’s transformative love in the world. A charism is not, however, to be confused with a gift … Read moreWhat is Your Magic? Part 7