Meditation for the Creative and Active Mind – New Online Course

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10 meditation practices for engaging the creative and active mind while experiencing the benefits of an ongoing meditation practice.  Click in image to learn more and register. Only $12..99 Meditation has proved to be the single-most valuable commitment I have made in my life.  For over 20 years, I have rarely missed my daily meditation … Read moreMeditation for the Creative and Active Mind – New Online Course

We are all Gods – When the Divine Within Reveals Itself

  I said, ‘You are “gods”;     you are all expressions (children/creations) of the Most High. Psalm 82: 6   Jesus answered them, “Is it not written in your Law, ‘I have said you are “gods”’.  If Abwoon called them ‘gods,’ to whom the word of Abwoon came—and Scripture cannot be set aside— what about the … Read moreWe are all Gods – When the Divine Within Reveals Itself

Our Kids Are Not Alright!

This week, another one of my daughter’s classmates committed suicide. This young woman is the fifth in a graduating class of 200-some students to commit suicide.  Something here is wrong.  Very wrong. I want to begin by presenting what is NOT wrong. The problem is not the school(s).  Oshkosh schools are some of the best … Read moreOur Kids Are Not Alright!

A Home for the Spiritually Homeless

This coming Sunday, August 16, 2015, Authentic Freedom Academy is launching its Sunday Service (8:00 – 8:45 am at Inner Sun Yoga Studio in Oshkosh). People have been asking me what to expect from the Sunday Service, what it is about and what it might look and feel like. To be completely honest, I’m not … Read moreA Home for the Spiritually Homeless

Beyond Church Part 1

For twenty-some years, I have been hounded by the vision of a different (original) way of doing church.  I was inspired by my personal experiences with small faith communities, contemplative prayer and authentic spiritual formation (not to be confused with religious formation).  All of these experiences proved to me that for many people, (42.7 million … Read moreBeyond Church Part 1

Full Circle and the Fulfillment of a Dream

As I mentioned in last week’s blog, the past six months have been a time of profound release.  God doesn’t speak to me in literal words, but the Divine guidance (in so many words) was clear:  “Be ready and willing to let go of EVERYTHING.  You are being emptied so that you can be filled … Read moreFull Circle and the Fulfillment of a Dream

The Seed of Happiness

One of the ways that Authentic Freedom Academy supports self-actualization and personal empowerment is by providing nourishment and support for psycho-spiritual development.  The Authentic Freedom Virtual Church and accompanying Agape’ Meditation newsletter is one way we accomplish this goal.  Each week, subscribers receive access to the meditation newsletter and video lesson – centered on the … Read moreThe Seed of Happiness

Loving as Jesus Loved – Walking the Talk

Below is an excerpt from this week’s Agape’ Meditation Newsletter, supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church.  The full newsletter (published weekly), along with the weekly Virtual Church Video Service is available by subscription.  Click on the Paypal icon below to subscribe:    Walking the Talk: I will be the first to admit that loving as … Read moreLoving as Jesus Loved – Walking the Talk

Ten Commandments or Ten Affirmations?

The following is an excerpt from this week’s Agape Meditation Newsletter, supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church.  Years ago I read a commentary on the Ten Commandments that finally made sense. In Neale Donald Walsh’s (now classic), Conversations with God, he describes the Ten Commandments as representing the way we all naturally act when … Read moreTen Commandments or Ten Affirmations?

Jesus Saves? Saves us from What?

an excerpt from this week’s Authentic Freedom Virtual Church Meditation newsletter: Pope John Paul II once said, “If there is a hell, I can’t imagine there is anyone there;” and the Catholic Church has officially removed purgatory from the books. If God loves us so much that no one is condemned to hell and if … Read moreJesus Saves? Saves us from What?

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