The Soul’s One True Longing

The Soul’s One True Longing   The Soul has but one longing: That longing is to love, and to have that love returned. Returning found when The Soul’s fullest expression of love is received; For it is only in receiving That one can truly give. Here, the Soul is fulfilled. Lauri Ann Lumby’s mission is … Read moreThe Soul’s One True Longing

The Soul Knows – Finding Our Way in Life

If there isn’t a “God out there” to guide us (Read Parts I and Parts II of this week’s series “God Does Not Save”), then where do we find the guidance we need to navigate this thing called life? (cue Prince…. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gD4F2n9pKiw   ) When leaving behind the idea of the “old man in the sky God” … Read moreThe Soul Knows – Finding Our Way in Life

Hearing the Voice of My Soul

Today I find that I am faced with an invitation to make a complete and dramatic change in my life – one that is absolutely critical to my own wellbeing. This change will move me away from 50 years of a life defined by DOING and into a new life centered on ALLOWING.  As I … Read moreHearing the Voice of My Soul

The Number One Cause of Violence in Our World

Before I answer the question about the number one cause of violence in our world, let me ask you a question:  Have you had enough of the violence yet? If your answer is YES, then please read on.  If you are excited about continuing the cycle of violence in our world by contemplating retaliation and … Read moreThe Number One Cause of Violence in Our World

The Harm We Do to Ourselves- Listening to Our Souls

The Harm We Do to Ourselves – Listening to Our Souls This past weekend I had a meltdown. Perhaps it was the prednisone I was taking for an ear infection.  More likely, it was a part of my SOUL communicating a deep truth.  The truth was about all the ways in which I have ignored … Read moreThe Harm We Do to Ourselves- Listening to Our Souls

Crossing the Threshold into the New World!

As I recline into reflection on this past week’s (years) galactic events (solar eclipse, equinox, full blood moon lunar eclipse, Wave X, etc.) I am acutely aware of having crossed a major threshold – and the rest of the world with me. Like the people of Who-ville screaming out to Horton, the only being who … Read moreCrossing the Threshold into the New World!

Beyond “The Secret” and the “Law of Attraction”

The Law of Attraction is OUT! Since the release of The Secret, and other books and videos of a similar vein, the magic formula for manifesting has been credited to the Law of Attraction – giving our thoughts credit for manifesting what we want:  “Think the right thoughts and you will get what you want.”  … Read moreBeyond “The Secret” and the “Law of Attraction”

10 Ways We Are Like Hogwarts!

Authentic Freedom Academy isn’t any old academic institution.  We don’t teach history or ‘rithmetic; instead, we offer programs and services in support of your journey of self-actualization.  The roots of our work are in education, psychology and spirituality and the pillars are mindfulness, creativity and active imagination.  The end result is transformation and empowerment.  No, this … Read more10 Ways We Are Like Hogwarts!

Birthing Announcement!

I’m excited and proud to announce the birth of Authentic Freedom Academy!  It only took us 20 years to get here….but here we are.  Finally understanding what we are here for. Authentic Freedom Academy – Transformational Education and Empowerment since 1995! Nothing really has changed – only a more focused mission using a more universal … Read moreBirthing Announcement!

Self-Actualization: Where education, psychology and religion have failed

We stand at an important crossroads in our evolution as a species where everything we formerly looked to as keeping us safe; and supporting our health, development, and wellbeing; has failed.  Education.  Government.  Medicine (here including psychology). Capitalism.  Religion.  All have failed.  As it relates to Authentic Freedom Academy, I will focus on the three … Read moreSelf-Actualization: Where education, psychology and religion have failed

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