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the new spirituality
We are not human beings having spiritual experiences. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Teilhard de Chardin
the new spirituality
the new spirituality
The school is rooted in the emerging new spirituality that draws from the wisdom traditions of the East and modern science and psychology from the West.
It is best stated in the timeless words of Tielhard de Chardin
We are not human beings having spiritual experiences. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
the life school
We see our incarnation here on earth as a way that our soul learns.Our body/personality are the vehicle for this learning. The school is an exploration of the relationship of the soul to the body and personality.
Ultimately, the goal of the school is spiritual awakening - a remembering ourselves as the soul, and awakening to the immense consciousness that is our souls nature.
Our understanding of spiritual awakening may be somewhat different from what you may be familiar with, so we’d like to take a moment to explain it.
falling asleep
We see that the soul is expressing aspects of itself through all the chakras and the personality. In the earlier stages of our development, the strength of the instincts and the forces of development diminish the presence of the soul and in a sense we forget ourselves as souls and instead becoming identified with the thoughts, emotions, roles, situations, desires, etc. of our life situation. We call this ‘falling asleep’, in that we have forgotten our selves as souls and are living the dream of the world and the personality.
waking up
Gradually we begin to ‘wake up’. This means that the energies of the soul become more and more present, and that we start accessing the higher consciousness that resides here. We no longer are identified with the body/personality, though we certainly live and express through it.
alignment and integration
Central to this process of awakening is what we call integration and alignment. Integration is the process of maturing our personality so that we are a dynamic, functional, psychologically mature person. Alignment is then the process of soul consciousness becoming the guiding and controlling force of this integrated personality.