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!

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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Remove the Mask of Your Trauma So You Can Shine

By Rebecka Eggers | Oct 18, 2019

Within traumatic systems, it is entirely possible, maybe even probable, that the most damage isn’t actually done by the perpetrators, but by the so-called, “bystanders.”

These are the people who are complicit. You should be able to look to them for rescue, but you can’t. They have the power to save you, but they don’t.

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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!

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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Love Infusion: Reflections on Healing the Rift Between Love & Money

By Rebecka Eggers | May 22, 2016

In our wide-eyed consternation, unable to come up with a better means of distinguishing ourselves from this shameless display, we have learned by its example to hate money and wealth and everyone who has them.

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Reflections on Becoming the Queen of Magic

By Rebecka Eggers | May 16, 2016

Drink the rest of the elixir, drink it all, this proud mixture of your arduous, yet heartfelt striving and the unbounded power of your lively imagination. Tease out the flavors with your tongue. Can you taste it?

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Cream Your Creativity

By Rebecka Eggers | May 8, 2016

Bottom Line: Wherever your magic happens, let it be drenched in the milk and honey of your gratification. That is my wish for you! Find out what it’s gonna take.

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The Resurrection Diaries

Literary Magic to Bring Your Dreams to Life

Open Your Book of Secrets and Reap Your Desires

By Rebecka Eggers | Apr 1, 2019

Oh sure, you have touched its sanguine heart. You have even rested for moments at a time in its folds, riven with sumptuous delight. But when it comes to possessing it, the obstacles FEEL insurmountable. No wonder your shoulders ache all the time. You are burdened endlessly by hopelessness, fear, numbness, rage, frustration, and above all, a sense of being righteously excluded from paradise. It does not have to be this way!

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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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Remember: You Are a Wild & Joyous Occasion Waiting to Unfurl Its Wings

By Rebecka Eggers | Jul 4, 2018

Today you are a wild and joyous occasion waiting to unfurl its wings. You cannot forget this in the face of travesty. You cannot look these times in the eye and then let them win. You cannot allow this moment in history to clip your wings. You must begin to dream again. Learn why and how.

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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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