In his introduction to Mirabai Starr’s new book, Saint John of the Cross: Luminous Darkness, James Finley writes, “Mirabai has woven the poems together…to help us understand how…our lives are so mysteriously interconnected and sustained in God’s love.”
Drawing on his experience as a clinical psychologist and his knowledge of the Christian mystics, James outlines seven steps that intentionally invite spirituality into the healing encounter in these free audio recordings.
My father was a violent alcoholic. Through my mother, a devout Catholic, I kept myself tethered to the presence of God. Sometimes, when having to endure the worst, yet finding God in the darkest place, you are liberated from the tyranny of shame over your heart. Where anguish and ecstasy intersect, it becomes incandescent—it becomes oneness.