Blog by Cynthia

Is The Imaginal Realm Real? – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Is The Imaginal Realm Real? – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Part 3 in a 3-part series of preliminary reflections on the Imaginal Realm offered by Cynthia...

“Where” is The Imaginal Realm Located? – by Cynthia Bourgeault

“Where” is The Imaginal Realm Located? – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Part 2 in a 3-part series of preliminary reflections on the Imaginal Realm offered by Cynthia...

Introducing the Imaginal – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Introducing the Imaginal – by Cynthia Bourgeault

Part 1 in a 3-part series of preliminary reflections on the Imaginal Realm offered by Cynthia...

Pandemic at Pentecost (letter from Cynthia)

Pandemic at Pentecost (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia shares on Covid, courage, and love "... as a fellow human being speaking my own truth..."

“WHUR WE COME FROM…” (letter from Cynthia)

“WHUR WE COME FROM…” (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia outlines the main elements and defining characteristics of our particular branch of Wisdom...

“Gate, Gate, Paragate…” (blog by Cynthia)

“Gate, Gate, Paragate…” (blog by Cynthia)

Cynthia addresses a recent question from student, offering this teaching on prayer, personhood beyond the physical realm, and undivided, whole Consciousness....

“What Enneagram Type is Cynthia?” (blog by Cynthia)

“What Enneagram Type is Cynthia?” (blog by Cynthia)

Cynthia shares her reflections on the question and speculation as to her particular enneagram type, as well as some original ideas on type Seven

Healing the Elephant in the Womb (blog by Cynthia – part 7)

Healing the Elephant in the Womb (blog by Cynthia – part 7)

In this final blog in this series, Cynthia draws together important implications and “business arising” out this exploration...

Fullness of Life (blog by Cynthia – part 6)

Fullness of Life (blog by Cynthia – part 6)

Cynthia provides a brief poetic interlude before her final run-up and concluding post in this blog series...

Teilhard, the Personal, and The Developmental Soul (blog by Cynthia – part 5)

Teilhard, the Personal, and The Developmental Soul (blog by Cynthia – part 5)

Cynthia continues in her deep exploration of the developmental soul, and how this relates to the creation of each and every human being...

The Developmental Soul (blog by Cynthia – part 4)

The Developmental Soul (blog by Cynthia – part 4)

In this fourth piece in Cynthia's blog series she offers her thoughts on the nature and development of the SOUL...

When Does “Life” Begin? (blog by Cynthia – part 3)

When Does “Life” Begin? (blog by Cynthia – part 3)

Cynthia brings a Wisdom perspective to that profound liminal sphere encompassing conception, birth, and the formation of the soul...

Abortion, Pro-Life, and the Secular State: A Modest Proposal (blog by Cynthia – part 2)

Abortion, Pro-Life, and the Secular State: A Modest Proposal (blog by Cynthia – part 2)

Cynthia continues in her blog series, responding to “Evangelical Fundamentalism and Catholic Integralism in the USA: A Surprising Ecumenism“, an article published by La Civiltà Cattolica.

A Surprising Ecumenism… (blog by Cynthia – part 1)

In this first blog in a series Cynthia lays out her thoughts on a potential pathway toward a new social contract...

Teilhard for Troubled Times (blog series by Cynthia)

Teilhard for Troubled Times (blog series by Cynthia)

Cynthia offers a 3-part blog series posted on the Omega Center website, entitled "Teilhard for Troubled Times." You can access the blog posts here.

Substituted Love – A Holy Week Message from Cynthia

Substituted Love – A Holy Week Message from Cynthia

In honor of Holy Week, Cynthia shares an excerpt from “Becoming Truly Human: Gurdiieff’s Obligolnian Strivings” eCourse.

“Conscious Circle” Ingathering  (blog by Cynthia)

“Conscious Circle” Ingathering (blog by Cynthia)

Cynthia shares her experience with a group of students gathered to collectively consider a Wisdom response to current social stresses and upheaval...

The Way of the Heart (excerpt from Cynthia’s new book)

The Way of the Heart (excerpt from Cynthia’s new book)

An excerpt from The Heart of Centering Prayer by Cynthia Bourgeault, Chapter 2 from Part Two. See link to Parabola online for full chapter ...

Ken Wilber’s “Trump and a Post-Truth World” (blog by Cynthia)

Ken Wilber’s “Trump and a Post-Truth World” (blog by Cynthia)

Cynthia offers her overview and reflections on Ken Wilber’s “Trump and a Post-Truth World: An Evolutionary Self-Correction”

Diving into Beelzebub’s Tales (letter from Cynthia)

Diving into Beelzebub’s Tales (letter from Cynthia)

Cynthia provides her suggestions for embarking on a study of Beelzebub's Tales by G. I. Gurdjieff...