Natural Dreamwork with Mary Jo

Month: January 2016

pain versus suffering…

Stephen Levine, who died last week, was a beautiful spiritual teacher, whose work with death and dying influenced me greatly. In 1992 I first heard his talk, “In the Heart Lies the Deathless” which, along with Victor Frankl’s book, “Man’s Search for Meaning” taught me about the difference between pain and suffering. This teaching has …

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fear versus soul fear…

There is a Zen story of a general and his troops who marauded province after province. The people of one town, hearing of his cruelty, fled to the hills. His troops searched the town and reported to the general that only one person, a Zen priest, remained. The general stormed into the temple, pulled out his sword, and said, “Do you know who I …

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a walk with Death…

This morning, as I was preparing to leave to teach meditation class, my last blog topic came into me…the importance of turning…re-turning and what it is we are returned to when we do that. My work as a dream practitioner now includes working with the dreams of those in hospice and their families.  Dreams at …

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