Shakti and a Moment of Grace

16 Aug 2012
Shakti and a Moment of Grace

One of the central themes of the Soul of Christianity workshop I recently attended was that of grace.  To me, grace is those moments in life when greater understanding unfolds and I am gifted with a sense of wholeness.  Grace is an ever present gift that flows naturally into our openings – those times when our ego cannot fathom the bigness of the Mystery and it breaks down – allowing for a little pocket of the Mystery to be known. Grace waits for us to open to it, I think, and we often must be shocked into knowing it by instances that disrupt the ego and call us into such presence that.

Resurrection – A New Christian Experience.

03 Aug 2012
Resurrection – A New Christian Experience.

In what’s becoming an annual trip to the Kananaskis region of the  Alberta Rockies I finally have a moment to reflect on an experience I had last  weekend at a workshop entitled “The Soul of Christianity”.   The heavy rain outside our little trailer creates the impossibility of  much activity, my attention turns inward, and I see that there is much to  say.  Lead by Atum O’Kane, a spiritual teacher and Jungian Analyst from  Seattle, I was drawn to participate by a trusted friend who assured me that the  nature of this retreat would be one of depth, meaning and inner work.  She was right.   And although we touched on many.