The Energy Webs of Connection

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Only to the degree that I’m willing to feel, explore and understand my pain, am I able to understand the pain of another. It’s what Henri Nouwen wrote about in his book: “The Wounded Healer.” And it makes it easier for me not to stand in judgement of another person, but to more fully understand them…

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Mindfulness and Be Here Now

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Book: Coming Full Circle through Changes, Challenges and Transitions      www.facebook.com/changeschallengesandtransitions When we focus and bring our presence or essence into the moment, we become fully awake and aware. A few months ago, I was siting down at a table with two beautiful and very dear friends and we were focusing on a specific situation. In nearly two hours, my mind NEVER…

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Facing Our Fears

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There are, ultimately, only two emotions, and all other emotions are born from either love or fear. Facing our fears can be the most important work we do. Fears have power and they control our lives. They keep us from living fully and they haunt us in our dreams, often appearing as villains until we muster up the courage…

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Experiencing True Joy

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My friend Helene, once told me she didn’t think she had ever experienced real joy. Now, she was a person who laughed a lot, who seemed to see humor in many situations, and who spread kindness and generosity on a regular basis. This remark set me to thinking: “What is joy, and do I ever…

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Balancing Polarities of Male and Female Energies

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Last week we talked about the role of the anima/animus or feminine/masculine energies and how they often played out in relationships. Often relationships have been built on the concept of “one half” needing to meet the “other half” in order to complete oneself. As we have been entering into a new paradigm for the last few decades, we…

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Relationships as a Spiritual Pathway

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Back in 1989, I took a two week seminar led by the memorable Stephen Levine (RIP) and his wife, Ondrea.  Before attending, I had listened over and over to his two cassette tape set on Relationships, which is why I signed up for the event when I saw it being offered. In the years since, I…

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Reparenting And Healing Our Inner Child

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A short discussion this morning in a prayer group I lead, led me to revisit the topic of the Inner Child that lives within each one of us. It’s been said it’s never too late to have a happy childhood, but it is impossible until that inner child knows s/he is safe and loved. This…

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About The Author

Ione Jenson has been a teacher, school administrator, and counselor in grades K-12.
She was a co-owner and director of the Holo Center of Idaho Inc. in Hayden Lake, Idaho,
for twenty-three years, where she was also a spiritual counselor. She is both a student and
teacher of many alternative therapies, helping people to live a more integrated life in body,
mind, and spirit. Read More