The Shadow Keepers

Shadow workers and Shadow keepers are those who have been given a deep and painful gift – the ability and calling to see, hear and FEEL the pain of the world. We are those who have no choice but to bear witness to the darkness, pain, hatred and fear in our world.  Not only are … Read moreThe Shadow Keepers

Confronting Our Shadow. Unleashing Our Light.

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We will never truly be free until we confront our shadow. The shadow is all of the parts of ourselves that have not been fully integrated: Everything we have denied. Everything we suppress. Everything we repress. All the parts of ourselves we judge as negative so we hide them away from the world. Our unacknowledged … Read moreConfronting Our Shadow. Unleashing Our Light.

The Dangers of Spiritual Bypass

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Spiritual bypass can best be described as: “the tendency to use spiritual ideas and practices to sidestep or avoid facing unresolved emotional issues, psychological wounds, and unfinished developmental tasks”(Welwood, J. (2000) [1984]. “Between heaven and earth: principles of inner work”. Toward a psychology of awakening: Buddhism, psychotherapy, and the path of personal and spiritual transformation. … Read moreThe Dangers of Spiritual Bypass

Pluto Rising – The Resurrection of Love

NASA’s  New Horizons spacecraft and its journey to Pluto, is an historical event that shouldn’t be missed. (Learn more here on the NASA site: ) For the first time in our human history, we are getting an up-close and personal view of this dwarf planet and its surrounding moons (especially Charon). This is a … Read morePluto Rising – The Resurrection of Love

Living in Freedom Class

It has been a LONG time coming…..I am excited to announce that I will be offering my Living in Freedom class starting May 19th! (see flier attached.) This is your personal invitation!Many of you have heard me rave about the Enneagram, and what a powerful tool it is for self-discovery, personal growth and transformation. It … Read moreLiving in Freedom Class

The Time of Reckoning is at Hand

The Time of Reckoning is at Hand  A profound thank you to Jared Dubin for sharing his poetry, his wisdom, his vision, and his art in today’s blog. Jared and I met at the Presentation Center in Los Gatos, California, during the first day of our graduate school journey.   It was recognition and love at … Read moreThe Time of Reckoning is at Hand

Hate Hangover – getting to know our shadow

Today’s blog explores the relationship between our soul’s purpose and its direct opposite, our soul shadow.  In the human journey, the goal is to bring both into the light so that they may be fully integrated, bringing us into the realization of our greatest potential. Soul’s Purpose One day I asked God what my soul’s … Read moreHate Hangover – getting to know our shadow

Midlife and Menopause – Confronting our Shadow

The purpose of a midlife crisis, perimenopause and menopause (from a spiritual perspective) is to move us beyond childbearing to birthing ourselves…and this is as true for men as it is for women.  During midlife and menopause, we are invited to leave behind the life we have known to make room for the new life … Read moreMidlife and Menopause – Confronting our Shadow

Awakening to our Greatness

Continuing the discussion of our shadow…..what are the gifts that we hide, suppress, repress because we are afraid of our own GREATNESS?????   Let’s see what Steven Tyler has to say.  🙂     Dream On! Yesterday I introduced you to some of the many aspects of my own shadow.  When I introduced you to Stevie … Read moreAwakening to our Greatness

Only the Shadow Knows

In Jungian psychology, the shadow or “shadow aspect” is a part of the unconscious mind consisting of repressed weaknesses, shortcomings, and instincts.  Identifying, getting to know and integrating the shadow is an important part on the path of spiritual growth and enlightenment.  Do you know your shadow? The Mask I have another confession to make.  … Read moreOnly the Shadow Knows

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