My Travels with Mary Magdalene

Dear Friends,
It is great to be back after a momentous trip to southern France, where Richard and I were part of an 8-day tour organized by Jehanne de Quillan tracing the ministry and legacy of Myriam the Migdalah (whom we know as Mary Magdalene).
People have been asking me all week, “How was your trip?” My summation would be: Inspiring, educational, disturbing, and enlightening. It touched me deeply and renewed my sense of mission and purpose for all of us in Unity. It is clear to me that we are part of a golden thread of truth that traces directly back to Yeshua (Jesus) and his beloved companion, Myriam. Much of this truth is reflected in the groundbreaking book, The Gospel of the Beloved Companion: The Complete Gospel of Mary Magdalene, translated and published by Jehanne de Quillan and available in our bookstore. But much more became clear to me through our exploration, experience, and insights in southern France.
I am excited to share with you Sunday what I have learned and why it matters. For me, the pieces have all come together, and the lessons are compelling.

“Bring Your Intention to Life”

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“The Purpose of Hard Times”

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“Let Your Heart Be Light”

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“Had Enough of Your Stuff?”

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“No Mud, No Lotus”

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“I Am Overflowing with Gratitude”

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The Clear, Compelling Testimony of Mary Magdalene

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“Spirit is Doing A Mighty Work Through Us!”

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The Simple Practice That Changes Every

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All Together Now

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The Lord’s Prayer

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“Let It Go”

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