Sara Priestley

Making spirituality a religion

I get it. A nondual (or other spiritual) exploration can be engaging, Feeling at peace with ourselves, our lives, our relationships, our world…is naturally enticing.

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Do you want to write a book?

Y’know those things that you find so easy, that you just kinda assume you are ‘average’ at? Or maybe you don’t know, because you haven’t

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quintessence comes to Thoughtful Raven

We’re pleased to announce that quintessence: the poetry of true nature (Sara’s first book) has come home to the Thoughtful Raven nest. The second edition includes re-typesetting

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Spiritual Bypassing Made Easy

Spiritual bypassing is prevalent in psycho-spiritual personal development communities. Which is understandable. Most people find themselves in this terrain because they want to feel better.

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Do Words Matter?

Here’s a question for today, do words matter? I’ve been told before that the words don’t matter, silence is the best teacher. But I promise

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Sometimes, I’m speechless. Which might seem odd for a writer and teacher – words are my job. There are three main reasons for this: One:My

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Being fooled does not make you a fool. Reflect back on some time you were fooled by a prank, or tapped a stranger on the

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Trust Your Gut

One of the things about a nondual understanding is the simple, logical, practicality of it. You gain a guiding principle for navigating – a compass

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Flow can seem like the Scarlet Pimpernel of awakening, always just around the corner, an evasive freedom. But actually most of us hit flow multiple

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