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the Scent of Living Water Elizabeth Goudge

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the Scent of Living Water Elizabeth Goudge

The great lime avenue was thick with piled gold when we drove through it, but when the trees bent to possess us and I looked up at them I could see the blue sky through the gold leaves because though there were so many of them they were worn thin, like very old coins.

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The Shadow Self or False Self Thomas Merton New Seeds of Contemplation

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The Shadow Self or False Self Thomas Merton New Seeds of Contemplation



And I wind experiences around myself and cover myself with pleasures and glory like bandages in order to make myself perceptible to myself and to the world, as if I were an invisible body that could only become visible when something visible covered its surface.

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Working with Deities Making Sacred Art as a Healing Meditation; Festivals 2017

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Working with Deities Making Sacred Art as a Healing Meditation; Festivals 2017

We started Working with Deities; making Sacred Art as a Healing Meditation in May. We were new to each other, but over time and discussions in a safe place we have been building a sacred field to dicuss and share our creative strivings, contemplative ideas and obstacles and ongoing work. We worked on St. John Festival, the Michaelmas festival and Mary's birthday September 8th. The offerings shown here are some of the artists works; many are from this year some are from other years. We hope to grow this group by attracting working artists who wish to discuss sacred art in...

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The Gifts of Dream during a Life Crisis; Help from the Other Side

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The Gifts of Dream during a Life Crisis; Help from the Other Side

Working with your dreams will give you daily information, messages, warnings, and health guidelines. Dreams will show you your false face or shadow self. Dreams will give you a safe arena in which you can identify, confront, and battle your enemies, be they abusers, addictions, or your shadow nature.

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Raphael's Vision of the Virgin Mary-Sophia

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Raphael's Vision of the Virgin Mary-Sophia

In this book by Wackenroder, a German monk tells how, as he was looking amongst the manuscripts of his monastery, he found some writings by Bramante where the latter tells where he learned from Raphael how the Madonna's the secret of his wonderful Madonna's. Raphael has always wished he could paint the Mother of God in all her perfection, but he had never succeeded. 

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