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The Real That Remains: European Sufi Summer School Online
The Real That Remains: European Sufi Summer School Online

Coming up at the end of the month--our online European Sufi Summer School for this year: “The Real That Remains.”  What many of us considered ‘normal’ is no longer so, both due to the pandemic as well as other world events, particularly climate change and now the war...

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Divine Origin and Original Nature
Divine Origin and Original Nature

Registration closes on Friday.... How can we reclaim our original nature (called fitra in the Qur’an and “original nature” in Zen) when the artificial is all around us? It seems we are constantly looking for clarity and “meaning” in distorted mirrors. Tasnim Fernandez...

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Our New Site Launches
Our New Site Launches

Dear Friends, Sorry for the multiple defective posts earlier today! We have been launching the new Abwoon website, and there were a few bugs to work out! When you have a chance, please head over to the site, and you'll find many new resources, as well as some news...

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The Road to Emmaus with the Aramaic Jesus
The Road to Emmaus with the Aramaic Jesus

How do we feel when we’re at a crossroads, between going forward and going back? Or between what seem like two bad alternatives, or two good ones? On May 15, I’ll be getting together with my longtime friend Brother Joseph Kilikevice, founder of the Shem Interfaith...

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Online Events Over the Next Month
Online Events Over the Next Month

In less than two weeks, on February 26-27, I will be doing a weekend retreat with Tasnim Fernandez, entitled “Illuminating the Shadow.” Details and online registration here. A week later, on Sunday March 6, I will share an online day...

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40 Years With the Aramaic Jesus…
40 Years With the Aramaic Jesus…

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the beginning of my public Aramaic Jesus work with the chants and dances to the Aramaic Prayer of Jesus. It was a trip that has taken me literally around the world.  Many of you have written to me to say how understanding Jesus’...

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