How Masculine & Feminine Shaped Religion

While hellenization was happening- FUN FACT: all of the collective knowledge we appreciate today comes from a very blended, and multicultural background. Scribes and priests, Holy people and ordinary folks from every culture imaginable have risked life and limb to carry our most sacred knowledge to safety from invasions and fires to the best of […]

A SERVANTS LISTENING HEART

When we reflect on what it means to be born again, or what King David would’ve called being renewed in Spirit, it helps to have a story we can relate to. Luckily, the person who wrote the above verse happens to be one of the most enigmatic characters in the Hebrew Scriptures. That means we […]

HOW TO HUMAN WITH LOVE

A lot can be said about the spiritual path. We could intellectualize until we’re blue in the face or we can follow a simple commandment: live in love. Everything else is just window dressings. One simple form of living in love comes down to us through the Jesus Prayer. Monks going all the way back […]

WHY MINDFULNESS WORKS

We all know about mindfulness meditation. It’s an ancient practice that stretches back thousands of years. Most teachers start students off with some variation of awareness as the foundation of the spiritual path. That being said, how many of us stop to consider why mindfulness holds the key to inner transformation? The answer is simple. […]

MINIMALISM IS THE WAY

One of the most beautiful gifts daily practice can offer is us serenity. When we journey within and aspire to be living examples of peace and love our cravings naturally start to subside. We stop running towards the next “best” thing and become complete and satisfied with what we have, where we are. Joy is […]

WHAT IS SPIRITUAL ALCHEMY

Probably the easiest way to dive into our understanding of spiritual alchemy is to look at some of the terms we’ve all at least heard of. From there, it’s a simple matter of deciphering what this medieval work means to you. VITRIOL In it’s original latin the term VITRIOL stood for ‘Visita Interiora Terrae Rectificado […]

TRIPTYCH GRAIL: The Veil & The Holy of Holies

Anna May’s depiction of Queen Sheba is so prolific because of how many layers she encoded into this one corner of the painting. We have the clear imagery of the Divine Feminine- as explained in the post on Solomon, Hiram, & Sheba– directing the inward and outward path of the mystic evident in the blue […]