"Our stories are the ladders that help us touch the stars..."

- DONOVAN LIVINGSTON

When Marriage Becomes An Initiation

HUGH DEBURGH
The Passionate Warrior, thepassionatewarrior.com

Recently, I traveled North America in an RV with my wife and four kids. We lived on the road for several years and learned things about ourselves and each other that I believe we couldn’t have done in any other way. Recently, I traveled North America in an RV with my wife and four kids. We lived on the road for several years and learned things about ourselves and each other that I believe we couldn’t have done in any other way. I’m really glad we did that…

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Our Family’s Unique Journey

HUGH DEBURGH
The Passionate Warrior, thepassionatewarrior.com

I first met Élan on Facebook. We “bumped” into each other and became Facebook friends. I thought his writing was interesting so I checked out his website, “The Initiation.” What I found there spoke to me in a way very little does. I knew that he and I were creatures of a similar cloth.

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At a Crossroads

Amy Goldberg

AMY GOLDBERG
Producer of creative stuff, business geek, entrepreneur & inspired spirit.

Interestingly, my separation probably came from an acute awareness that perhaps “I” was holding myself back. I needed to separate from myself! How could that be I wondered?! And yet, we are our own worst critics. We tend to live outside ourselves rather than dare to tap into our own being – our own wellbeing…

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My First Initiation

Naava Mashiah

NAAVA MASHIAH
CEO of Polymath New Health Era, founder of M.E. Links & frequent writer/commentator on Middle Eastern affairs.

Reading Elan Divon’s website, “The Initiation”, triggered a familiar chord within my own life. I knew exactly what he was talking about. Having experienced several initiations over my rich 45 years, I knew what it meant to peel back layers of skin in order to reach our ‘true self’, the real person we were meant to be. Circumstances in life do…

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Measuring out my Life in Thursdays

Judie Oron

Judie Oron
Journalist, lecturer and award-winning author.

My friend Elan poses three questions for those clever enough to have found their way to his website – who am I, what do I want to do with my life and where does my potential and purpose lie? Philosophical questions and answers are clearly Elan’s forte. But, as a journalist, I’m used to asking the questions, not answering them. And I doubt if…

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Lighting Up When the Lights Are Out

The Initiation

Shannon

Seven years ago at the age of 56, I began noticing mental and physical changes in my body. The left side of my face began drooping, I couldn’t feel my left leg at times, some of my internal organs stopped functioning properly and worst of all, I experienced abrupt mood swings and periodic memory loss. Although I was still under the age of 60…

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