Saint Francis of Assisi

St Francis of AssisiFew saints in the history of the church have had such an immediate and such a lasting success as Francis of Assisi. His first two followers, Bernard of Quintavalle and Peter of Catani, joined him in 1208, yet by 1222, three, if not five, thousand men are said to have assembled together for a Convocation. And in our own time the stream of visitors to Assisi and the flood of books and articles devoted to Francis show that the appeal of il poverello has not diminished. Indeed, the current Pope took the name Francis – for he was told “don’t forget the poor” when he was elected.

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Conversations with the Master: Transformation

Loving DivinityWe are born, we grow, we mature as young adults, we marry and have children. What are the influences upon us from family, society, culture, peers? What are the subtle influences upon our minds, our character, the environment we live in. How do we acquire wisdom? How do we grow to love? How, in the midst of so many influences and demands upon us, do we become truly human, truly alive, even, spiritual people?

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Exploring the Shatkona

shatkona in architecture, railway station
The Satkona (or Shatkona) – the symbol of this website – is an ancient symbol used in many civilisations as a sign of a raised consciousness. In this article, we examine how this symbol is used in Buddhism and Hinduism, at an ancient temple in Sri Lanka, We understand Satkona (or Shatkona) as a symbol of the divine union of masculine and feminine and as source of all creation. We also look to the heart, in particular, the use of this symbol for the heart chakra.

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Jalarm Speaks – Knowing you have a Soul Blueprint

graduating through changeOn 23 November 2012, the spirit-being known as Jalarm spoke about the changes with the forthcoming solstice of 21 December 2012. The solstice would be the point where others could look back and say, “Yes, the big changes began then”. These changes marked the beginning of the process known as Ascension, the reverting of the human to the state enjoyed before the Fall of Atlantis: living in the 5th dimension, and more. One important element of this is knowing you have a soul blueprint. In this message we look to what has been shared about the Soul Blueprint.

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Germanwings Crash and Self Harm

Germanwings aircraftWith the discovery of the second black box from the Germanwings flight 9525 in Digne, evidence is emerging – almost daily – that the pilot of this flight planned this event. Prosecutors have found on the pilot’s computer that he was searching for methods to undertake this act which resulted in the demise of 150 souls. We take a look to this act and to ultimate self harm in general.

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