Destiny as Spiritual Journey by Cheryl Marlene

Destiny as Spiritual Journey

Destiny then is not just the course of our lives and the fortune or misfortune we encounter. Our lives are more than the fates chronicled in our individual tablets. Destiny springs from our own personal characteristics, who we are, our natural gifts, our abilities and talents, our intentions for this life. In the unique possibility … Read more

The Journey, Not the Destination by Cheryl Marlene.

The Journey, Not the Destination

When I was in high school, I had lots of posters hanging on my bedroom wall  — it was the thing in the 70’s! My favorite had a picture of road running into the horizon at sunset with the Lao Tzu saying, “Life is a journey, not a destination.”  A concept that I have kept … Read more

The Spiritual Importance of Beginners Mind by Cheryl Marlene

The Spiritual Importance of Beginner’s Mind

Your spiritual journey has five steps and in each step there is a primary spiritual concept which supports your learning and growth in that step. The first step is The Call — a knowing that beckons you to follow.  The Call may be very clear in what and why.  Or the Call may be a … Read more

Five Steps of Your Spiritual Journey by Cheryl Marlene

Five Steps of Your Spiritual Journey

To help you understand the rhythm and cycles of your journey, the five steps which make up the spiritual journey help you find a practical way to make sense of the ebb and flow of your journey. These five steps repeat over and over again in each moment, in each day, within all the problems, … Read more

Losing Self

Losing Self: Challenges on My Spiritual Journey

In my church, growing up, we often sang a lovely song with these lyrics: When I’m on my journeyThere is no one there but me. At the time, I was a little puzzled because I didn’t feel alone, yet I sang the song often, and still do, because I like the tune and the rhythm. … Read more

Many Paths, One Mountain: A Beginning!

I have moved into the writing space of my next book. The book goes along with the workshop that I am beginning next week: Many Paths, One Mountain. The book has the same working title for now. Here is the first paragraph of the Introduction as it stands right now: