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Refusing to Listen to the Call

  In the Legend of the Holy Grail, the Grail King is wounded, necessitating a search for the legendary Grail holding the blood of Christ which will restore him. The Kingdom is stricken, the farmlands dying, the communities suffering, with everything reduced to a virtual wasteland. So it is with many people who hear but […]

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The Creation of Duality

Unfolding from pure potential (Implicate Order) into physical being (Explicate Order) creates a new set of rules and apparent realities for us. We are seemingly no longer “one,” we seem to be individuals, disconnected from each other, with distict and separate identities. The ancient Greeks were the first civilization to confront this apparent schism. Plato, […]

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Wholeness and the Implicate Order

The concept of the Feminine refers to wholeness and interconnectedness – the “cosmic web,” in contemporary terms. Physicist David Bohm expressed this idea through the concepts of Implicate and Explicate Order. The Explicate Order – everything that we see in the known universe – “unfolded” from the Implicate Order, the world of unmanifest potential. To […]

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What is “The Calling?”

The Calling is a message from your soul; you are being called to make your own road. It is your first realization that you are here for something greater than yourself. The Calling is your soul speaking to you, communicating your passion, your destiny, and giving you notice that the journey to discover your true […]

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Where Are You In Your Life?

Have you heard the calling of your soul? Do you feel that you’ve been called to do, to be, something greater? This feeling, this calling, is your soul – your true self – telling you that your journey has begun. You must heed this calling or risk missing out on your entire life. You must […]

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The Fall: Dante’s Inferno

Dante Alighieri is widely considered one of the greatest poets in history, and his epic poem, La Divina Comedia, is one of our greatest works of literature. The Inferno, a description of the Christian representation of Hell, is the first of the three components of the Divine Comedy, the others being Purgatorio and Paradiso. More […]

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The Opening to Dante’s Inferno

The Dark Night of the Soul CANTO 1 Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost. Ah Me! how hard a thing it is to say What was this forest savage, rough, and stern, Which in the very though renews the fear. […]

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