There are three movements to sophia moments: stating an intention or need attuning or filtering your inner and outer world for guidance and direction focusing into the moment to determine what meaning it has for you and your life in this time and place. In today’s blog entry, I will expand on the first movement of intention. The second and third movements will be covered in upcoming blog entries. Stating an Intention or Need From my experience, the most powerful thing that brings about positive change
On December 11th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, I will be at the Bookmark in the Confederation Court Mall to sign my new book, Finding Blue Beach Glass. I am really looking forward to this event!
Think about something that has your focus right now. Perhaps you are struggling with a personal or career issue. Now look into the rear-view mirror of your life. Where were you with this situation 24 hours ago, six months ago, one year ago, five years ago, or even 10 years ago. Identify all the sophia moments that culminated from these time periods up today (whether you chose to act on them or not).
People who are attuned to the healer archetype have the ability to heal others of physical, emotional or spiritual pain. What TV show or movie portrays a character who exemplifies the healer archetype?
The qualities and characteristics of Sophia moments include: timing, way opening/way closing and they appear in our inner and outer world. In this blog entry, I will address how sophia moments occur in our inner and outer world. Sophia moments occur in our inner world, for example, through our dreams and in our outer world through circumstances, situations and events that happen to us. They can appear in so many creative ways or “packaging” that you may not have imagined they would
The qualities and characteristics of Sophia moments include: timing, way opening/way closing and they appear in our inner and outer world. In this blog entry, I will address the way opening/way closing quality. In Parker Palmer’s book, “Listening for The Voice of Vocation”, he speaks of his personal experience of way opening/way closing that he has learned through his Quaker faith tradition. In his book, he talks about a time in his life where he was feeling disillusioned and losing patience
Sophia is a metaphor for the higher center within us that promotes our higher good. She is the source of wisdom from within. She is that part of us that opens us up to the universal and transformational experiences in our inner and outer world.
The qualities and characteristics of Sophia moments include: timing, way opening/way closing and they originate in our inner and outer world. In this blog entry, I will address the timing quality. The Greeks had two definitions for time. “Chronos” time or chronological time is time as we typically define it in our culture. This is time that is scheduled, managed, organized and programmed into our “to do” lists and blackberries. “Kairos time”, the other Greek definition of time, is more fitting
Sophia moments is the unexpected discovery of fortunate circumstances and events that occur when we need them the most. Here is an example of a Sophia Moment from my book: It was 1981. I had received word that my Dad had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. We were living in Edmonton, Alberta, which was about 3000 miles away from home. I didn’t know a lot about the disease, for very little was known about it at that time. “The only accurate diagnosis is upon death