Spiritual Teachings for our Age

Witness Within: Why Bother?

By PennyGill / January 13, 2022

Hello, dear friends….Here is my sermon from January 9, 2022, in which I talk about learning to witness to our inner emotional landscape, and the profound gifts it offers to us, in experiencing our own wholeness and our ability to …

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The Circus Bear

By PennyGill / March 15, 2021

I’ve been startled to learn, during this long year of Covid, how deep healing reveals such astonishing freedom. Here is a favorite story, which has challenged me over the years.

Many years ago, circus trains criss-crossed the United States. The …

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We Are All Bearers of Spirit and Light

By PennyGill / January 4, 2021

We welcome the light, as we celebrate an ancient liturgy of epiphany, the appearance of the Sacred within our very lives. Here is the text of my sermon, and here is the video. All blessings and courage and good …

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A New Year Greeting

By PennyGill / December 31, 2020

My wish for you as we begin our journey into the new year. 

The Shimmering Hours by Jan Richardson

There is so much

I want to say,

as if the saying

could prepare you

for this path,

as if there …

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Winter Solstice 2020

By PennyGill / December 18, 2020

It is the darkest season here in the northern hemisphere and the longest night of the year. And oh, what a year. We lurch towards the new year, barely allowing ourselves to hope it will slowly relax the stranglehold on …

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Find the Calm: Advice from Manjushri

By PennyGill / October 23, 2020

In these frightening and turbulent times, there are powerful ways to stay awake and stay calm. Read on!

I woke in a pool of sadness and distress this morning, lonely and discouraged and without energy for any task. Underneath that

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Instructions from Manjushri

By PennyGill / September 5, 2020

 

 

Greetings, dear friends around the world! We are a global network, enriched by our shared concerns about our world.  My book What in The World Is Going On? is dedicated to “all those who hold the world …

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Fear in the Bardo: Manjushri

By PennyGill / August 25, 2020

We are swimming in fear, consciously and unconsciously. Here Manjushri begins a series of Teachings on our situation today, introducing the powerful image of the Bardo – a Tibetan concept of the strange space/time we find ourselves in between incarnations. …

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You Are Part of the Great Network

By PennyGill / August 11, 2020

 

April 7, 2020

Good morning, Manjushri Sir: I come to you in the midst of so many cross cutting pressures and questions and confusions. Kwan Yin suggested I invite you to offer me a Teaching, perhaps about the situation …

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Manjushri on the Pandemic

By PennyGill / June 30, 2020

A Teaching from Manjushri

 As received by Penny Gill, March 16, 2020

Oh, Manjushri Sir: it has been a long time since I asked for a session with you. Today I come, because our world is in chaos, largely self-generated …

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