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Celebrating Mary Magdalene

This Monday, July 22nd is honored by the Catholic Church as the Feast of Mary Magdalene.  While the institutional Church has its own characterization of the Magdalene, here we celebrate and honor her as more than just Jesus’ disciple; but also as devoted student, initiate, co-equal partner,  (possib...

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Naming and Claiming our Needs

This week’s lesson is an attempt to give voice to an issue that has been IN MY FACE the last 6 months around unmet needs and the societal conditioning that seems to infringe on 1) Our ability to clearly identify, name and claim our needs and 2) actually getting these needs met.  The experiences I ha...

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The Rocks and Stones are Singing

Last week I promised a piece on “the new monasticism.”  That piece will have to wait as our normal lesson is being interrupted by this special message from our sponsor – the Divine – within, without, and all around.  Especially within you and me….AND as we are to now understand, the whole entire universe.  In […]

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The Forgotten Task of the Esoteric Priestess

The Patriarchal/Hierarchical Priestess? Until this moment, we have only been able to define, express and understand the calling of priestess (or priest) within the context of the hierarchical and patriarchal worldview.  As a result, those who have discerned and accepted this calling have done so within the only framework Western culture knowns – that of […]