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Jacob and Esau: A story for our time

Once upon a time, and as it is written in the Torah (Old Testament) there lived a great man whose name was Isaac who was married to Rebekah.  They loved each other but could not conceive a child.  Finally late in their years, they conceived and had twins, Esau and...

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Romance is NOT Love

By MaryAnn Williamson There is a difference between romance and love. Often the true path of love begins only when romance has begun to taper off, for love is the capacity to see light when darkness has begun to eclipse it. Love is easy when romance still lights...

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Story vs. Truth

As the actor Jack Nicholson said in a recent movie when questioned under oath by a the actor Tom Cruise who was seeking the Truth…Jack said… ‘You can’t handle the truth!!!’ Seeing beyond our own veil of the story of who we think we are; and who others are requires...

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The Art of Receiving Pleasure

“There is a secret about human love that is commonly overlooked: Receiving it is much more scary and threatening than giving it. How many times in your life have you been unable to let in someone’s love or even pushed it away? Much as we proclaim the wish to be truly...

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The Wisdom of the Shadow

A couple of decades ago, I began a process of examining my own shadow energies. I remember working with one particular shadow, the ‘nice guy’ and his opposite. Under my ‘nice guy, people pleaser’ was a passive aggressive, angry and insecure man who lacked passion and...

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