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Conscious Elders as Transformational Mystics: Awakening the Divine Human by John Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min.

John Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min. Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, [...]

Conscious Elders as Transformational Mystics: Awakening the Divine Human by John Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min. 2018-03-05T23:29:36+00:00

Wind Raging Outside…Calm Inside …by Felice Rhiannon

Today a storm has arrived in my world at the edge of the English Channel. Winds gusting strongly enough to blow a person over. The sea is wild with waves, churning up sand from the depths, changing its color to an eerie olive green. Autumn’s leaves are ripped from [...]

Wind Raging Outside…Calm Inside …by Felice Rhiannon 2018-02-22T20:20:52+00:00

Grandparenting:  A Sage-ing Experience by Dr. Barbara Joyce Frank

Today as my yoga teacher ended class, she thanked participants for “being her teacher.” I couldn’t help but think “that’s how I feel about my times with my grandchildren. “ Indeed, grandparenting has been a sage-ing experience for me. I became a grandparent fourteen years ago at the age [...]

Grandparenting:  A Sage-ing Experience by Dr. Barbara Joyce Frank 2017-12-14T21:22:56+00:00

How might children and grandparents thrive in today’s families? by Dave Bauer

What a joy to be near many of my grandchildren!  Yes, I am blessed.   For through intention or good luck, I live close to many of them. Today’s elders have some interesting qualities.  Many are healthier than their own parents were at the ages of 50 – 90.  Many [...]

How might children and grandparents thrive in today’s families? by Dave Bauer 2017-10-31T20:08:34+00:00

The grandparent/grandchild relationship by Jerome Kerner, CSL

When I think of my grandmother I recall the person that was there for me—available and ready to tell a story or make a special dessert as I watched and let my senses take in the events unfolding.  Little did I know that these experiences would be some of [...]

The grandparent/grandchild relationship by Jerome Kerner, CSL 2017-10-31T18:48:59+00:00

How Does a Mystic Respond to the Madness Now Roiling Our Country? By John Robinson, PhD, D Min

How does a mystic respond to the madness now roiling our country - violence, racism, climate disruption, genocidal wars, escalating terrorism, crushing poverty, economic inequality, endless disrespect, on and on and on? We are shaken by the horror of the world we are creating. But consider this: Buddha, the [...]

How Does a Mystic Respond to the Madness Now Roiling Our Country? By John Robinson, PhD, D Min 2017-08-16T17:03:00+00:00