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BGO-22: Trials and Thresholds

BGO-22: Trials and Thresholds – Awakening to initiation through life

Reflecting on peak, abyss and transition experiences

Explore trials experienced through life – fire, water & air trials – as part of a process of Initiation through Life, with possible related spiritual experiences. Consider the nature of inner and outer thresholds, and how they may be safely crossed into spiritual realities. Learn about the 12 senses as potential doorways to the spirit. Explore safe spiritual practices to enrich daily life.

Trials and Thresholds - Study Guide

Topics include

  • Explore trials experienced through life – fire, water and air trials – as part of a process of initiation through Life, with possible related spiritual experiences.
  • Consider the nature of inner and outer thresholds, and how they may be safely crossed into spiritual realities.
  • Explore the 12 steps of the heroic journey.
  • Learn about the 12 senses as potential doorways to the spirit.
  • Explore safe spiritual practices to enrich daily life.

Online group-work explores

  • Fire Trials – facing painful disappointments, being forced to let go.
  • Water Trials – times of awakening to one’s own prejudices and limiting beliefs.
  • Air Trials – facing the challenges that need presence of mind.
  • Sharing spiritual experiences – crossing the threshold.
  • Creative activities to explore the nature of our trials.