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Let’s Create Our Story

Have you had the experience of several streams of thought coming together into one?  I did tonight. I attended a story telling class geared toward healers. Our instructor recounted a story which shared the same bones as The Ugly Duckling.  Only the family was a group of chickens and the duckling/swan was an eagle.  It is said the eagle fell from his nest as a young one to live amongst the chickens.  He learned how to “be chicken.”  He pecked his food from the ground, and spent most of his days there, with the exception of occasionally sitting on a low farm fence. One day a naturalist drove by and was taken by this sight.  Determined to assist the eagle in finding his authentic self, the naturalist went about slowly but surely encouraging the eagle to return to his native state.  He began by making a connection with the bird  until he was comfortable enough to perch about his arm.  Then, he reminded him who he really is, “You...

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Where Has the Divine Shown Itself To You Today?

Photo of Sophy Burnham from her website sophyburnhamdotcom In the midst of writing a chapter on the benefits of being fluent in the language of emotions, I took a short break to contemplate.  On this day, contemplation meant cleaning out my e-mail box.  I discovered a message from Science of Mind Publications with their new online magazine complete with audio links. I entered. Curious with an interview on intuition, I placed my mouse over the link and began listening to Sophy Burnham, author and mystic speak on the topic.  I was pulled in when she said emotions are the gateway to intuition, or something to that effect.  I knew this was true, intuitively, however I didn’t know why and I wanted to know “the why”.  I found her contact information on the web and e-mailed her.  “Could we speak so I could have a greater understanding as to developing intuition through connection with the emotional body?”  Graciously, her answer was yes. I purchased and studied her book The Art of...

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