Tag Archives: realization

Not This – Liz Gilbert

A helpful post from Liz (‘Eat, Pray, Love’) Gilbert. Many of the people who come to our service have reached the point of ‘Not This’. Those arriving at this realization may have no idea how to extricate themselves from the situation they are … Continue reading

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David Whyte on Love – ‘Much has been said’

Beauty and depth, from David. Here’s the text, for those of our readers who have trouble seeing Facebook posts through the link:- “MUCH HAS BEEN SAID Much has been said about the eternal and untouchable nature of love, its tidal … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry on Inspiration & Realization

“There are, it seems, two muses: the Muse of Inspiration, who gives us inarticulate visions and desires, and the Muse of Realization, who returns again and again to say “It is yet more difficult than you thought.” This is the … Continue reading

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Toko-pa – Sacrifice: To Make Sacred Click on the title to follow the link to Toko-pa’s gorgeous, resonant blog. This post concerns periods in our lives when we are ‘called to make ourselves vulnerable for a time, without answers or … Continue reading

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David Whyte: SANTIAGO (excerpt)

SANTIAGO (excerpt) ‘The road seen, then not seen, the hillside hiding then revealing the way you should take, the road dropping away from you as if leaving you to walk on thin air, then catching you, holding you up, when … Continue reading

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