Once Upon a Time

Word Wisdom and Healing Stories from a Bygone Era

The Passion Path® Archives 2011 through 2020

Apocalyptic Passion

Revealing a New Golden Age with Passion's Furious Pen!

July Lunar Eclipse: Heeding the Warning of the Late September Dogs

By Rebecka Eggers | Jul 5, 2020

The world’s gone mad. Or has it? Find out what tonight’s eclipse is saying and what you can do to finish this year with aplomb.

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Meet Me at the Intersection of Brokenness and Dreaming. If You Dare!

By Rebecka Eggers | Jun 17, 2020

I have dreams. But I am broken. I have hope. But I am shattered. I have desire. But I do not know if I can rouse myself from this desperate place with enough force to fight for it.

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Your Apocalyptic Passion is the Ultimate Challenge to Trauma

By Rebecka Eggers | Nov 16, 2019

At the end of the day, if we meet this challenge, we will create the relationship anticipated by Baba Nam Kevalam. We will identify so strongly with love and its ways that we will release entirely the illusory world of exploitation and its universality, and enter into a new world in which only the name of the beloved stands as reality.

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Breaking the Hold of an Endless Stillness

By Rebecka Eggers | Oct 24, 2019

This will not be any ordinary passion. It will be apocalyptic. It will represent our enlightenment, not by virtue of brute force control of our pain, but by situating the truth of who we really are and how truly powerful we can be right in the heart of our human dilemmas, right in the core of our human frailty, right in the heat of our most difficult emotions.

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Brouhaha: The Uprising Blog

Sometimes sharp, often vulnerable, definitely disruptive!

Potent, game-changing discourse for thought connoisseurs...

Warning: This Could Disrupt Your Cultural Programming!

How to Be Happier in Troubled Times

By Rebecka Eggers | Nov 11, 2019

Once you achieve this level of personal coherence and life authorship, you then reach the point at which you the portal. You become the doorway through which others can seize the opportunity and the invitation to change.

You become an atmosphere changer, a sniper systematically eliminating the old realities of trauma-based living, first for yourself, and then for those around you.

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How to Break the Trauma Bond You Have with Trump

By Rebecka Eggers | Nov 1, 2019

And this is the one and only lie he needs to make unassailable. This is the grandest of his efforts. He wishes to destroy the checks and balances, or at least give the appearance that he has. In this way, we fall under the spell of our own inessentiality. We fall prey to our sense that it is futile to even attempt real change or to invest in a tomorrow that may never come.

But the key to recovering from any exploitative, toxic, trauma bond is actually to begin to see the glitches in the matrix.

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Comfort Lies Are Killing Our Future

By Rebecka Eggers | Oct 27, 2019

Comfort lies! That is what I have started calling them. They are the bald-faced lies of empire that we have come to rely upon as solace in a world that is rapidly destroying human decency and initiating us all into global, patriarchal, white supremacist fascism.

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The Pleasure Price: The High Priestess Has Arrived

By Rebecka Eggers | May 29, 2016

She reminded me of Persephone and her fateful encounter with Hades and his pomegranate seeds. She urged me to remember that there is life giving food in the dark, watery chasms of this world. But would I be willing to taste the bittersweet fruit again? Would I trust her? Find out!

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The Resurrection Diaries

Literary Magic to Bring Your Dreams to Life

Seed a Harvest of Love in the Dry, Bitter Fields of Lovelessness

By Rebecka Eggers | Feb 17, 2019

And from this stillness, walk resolutely, with tears streaming (as they surely will), into the heart-promise of this harvest we have called forth today. Do the work of ripping up weeds from your inner garden. Check your pockets for a multiplication of that original seed. Cast every last morsel of promise upon the bone-dry ground. Prepare the storehouse for more than you think it can hold. Water the land of your inner world as best you can. Remember, your tears are more powerful for coaxing forth the first fruits of this harvest than you can even imagine. But a smile brings torrents of rain (living water straight from your belly) and bright, brilliant sunrises in your eyes.

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Perilous Nostalgia

By Rebecka Eggers | Feb 8, 2019

Learn how to Navigate the Space Between Trauma and Triumph without Succumbing to the Siren Song of the Familiar

More is possible. But first, you must let go of the cocky sense of reassurance your emotional healing has given you and get down to the nuts and bolts of creating the inner and outer structures your expectations demand.

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Venerable

By Rebecka Eggers | May 11, 2018

This is also no ordinary midnight, no simple moonless night. If you stop and listen to the rhythm beating out its time all around you, I think you will find a clue about exactly where this bonfire of luminosity is hidden. Come confirm your suspicions of glory.

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The Neon Hermit is Gone

By Rebecka Eggers | Apr 16, 2018

Meanwhile, the bat signal is out of order and the mainframe crashed. So, what shall you do? Give up this treasure hunt? Or strike out with a resonant yearning in your heart and find that as soon as you do…

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The Warrior's Way

Reflections on War, Villainy, and Prayer

Why I Am the Villain in My Own Story

By Rebecka Eggers | Sep 9, 2014

The societal divide between heroes and villains is a disastrous lie. Find out what I mean & why I have responded by embracing my own villainous ways.

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In Her Eyes: The Resolution

By Rebecka Eggers | Aug 19, 2014

Our creativity lies in the unity of the warrior’s detached heart & the fleshy heart of personal, often ragged, definitely all too human, desire.

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Unmasking the Powerful Face of the Victim

By Rebecka Eggers | Aug 11, 2014

The integration of the victim & our experiences of victimization is a powerful right of passage into a life of passionate warriorship.

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From Victim to Visionary

By Rebecka Eggers | Jun 4, 2014

It is time to move past our wounds & into the way of the visionary warrior. Read my personal story of transformation from victim to visionary.

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