The Luminous Woman™ Weekend

There are times in every woman’s life when the light and the sparkle go out of life.  We may be overwhelmed and exhausted by the many demands on our lives and we can’t find time to rejuvenate ourselves.  Soul weary we trudge on, day after day, feeling dull, stagnant, irritable and empty.  Sometimes a life […]

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Being Bread for Others:

Abiding Images, Master Metaphors and Stories that Sustain Spiritually Oriented Human Service Workers by Chelsea Wakefield, MSW, LCSW Jean Vanier, the founder of the L’Arche communities for the handicapped once wrote about how important it is for people to know that their word, smile, being, or prayer is something that can nourish others and restore […]

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What is a Luminous Woman™?

A woman becomes luminous when she begins to live by her own inner light.  This light grows as she establishes a taproot into the creative power of her archetypal depths, giving her a quiet dynamism that emanates from the core of her being.  As she listens to the voice of her soul and tends her […]

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Gawain and the Lady Ragnell

One day, King Arthur was out hunting a great white stage at the edge of the oak woods when he looked up and found himself confronted by a tall, powerful chieftain, swinging his sword and appearing as if he would cut down the king on the spot.  This man was Sir Gromer, who declared that […]

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Living the Question

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves. Do not now seek the answers which can not be given to you because you would not be able to live them and the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will gradually Without noticing […]

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Hopi Prayer

There is a river flowing now, very fast.
It is so great and swift, that there are those who will be afraid.
They will try to hold on to the shore,
They will feel that they are being torn apart, and they will suffer greatly.

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Wild Geese

Wild Geese by Mary Oliver You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. […]

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Old Maps No Longer Work

I keep pulling it out The old map of my inner path. I squint closely at it, Trying to see some hidden road That maybe I’ve missed, but there’s nothing there now except some well-traveled paths. They have seen the footsteps often, Held my laughter, caught my tears. I keep going over the old map […]

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