My Love Child

For the past several years, I have been operating two distinct and separate businesses: Authentic Freedom Academy and Temple of the Magdalene. While there has been much overlap between these two aspects of my offering to the world, they individually represent two aspects of my own being.  Authentic Freedom Academy represents the more linear, pragmatic, … Read moreMy Love Child

We Can Only Save Ourselves!

The deeper we move into our inner spiritual work, the more we become aware of the subtle temptations of the ego – especially those we would never have thought of as ego-attachments because our cultural conditioning tells us these are good and benevolent traits. For me, this has come more and more fully to light … Read moreWe Can Only Save Ourselves!

The Mary Magdalene Movie

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This past weekend I had an opportunity to view the Mary Magdalene movie starring Rooney Mara and Joachim Phoenix. The movie, Mary Magdalene, has not yet been released in the U.S. as it has been caught up in the Harvey Weinstein sex abuse (#MeToo ) scandal.  Thanks to a resourceful Magdalene sister, however, we were … Read moreThe Mary Magdalene Movie

The Death of the Hierarchical Church

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The hierarchical Church is dying. Heralding its death are the ongoing revelations of priest sexual abuse and the Catholic Church’s inability (or unwillingness) to do something about it. The “sins” of the hierarchy go deeper than we can even image (for just a glimpse, watch the Netflix documentary The Keepers. It is the chilling account of one … Read moreThe Death of the Hierarchical Church

We are the Magdalene

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We are the Magdalene. We live and walk and work among you.  We come from all walks of life, from every tribe of the human race.  We are women.  We are men.  We are those who have completed the task of Love.  We have been supported in applying the original teachings of LOVE offered by … Read moreWe are the Magdalene

Mary Magdalene the First Pope?

Who did Jesus really ordain as his successor – Peter or Mary Magdalene? This is a question that has plagued Christianity since Jesus died on the cross.  Michael Hearns’ groundbreaking book, Mary Magdalene – the First Pope, sheds new light on the question of apostolic succession and does so in the most surprising of ways … Read moreMary Magdalene the First Pope?

What Does it Mean to be Like Jesus?

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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 of Oneness: The glory that you have given me I have given them, so that … Read moreWhat Does it Mean to be Like Jesus?

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

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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 love. In order to love in the way Jesus calls us to love, we first have … Read moreLovers and Liars: You Say You’re a Christian?

Jesus as a Model for Self-Actualization

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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 able to be freed of the obstacles which prevent us from reaching our full potential … Read moreJesus as a Model for Self-Actualization

Healing Our Religious Wounds – new online course

Online course Do at your own pace 23 modules Only $49.99! (content heavy and fiscally light) While religion has provided a great service to humanity, it has also done great harm. If you are one who has felt harmed, rejected, condemned, judged, ridiculed, stifled, silenced, by religion, you are not alone. In fact, the second … Read moreHealing Our Religious Wounds – new online course

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