Third Messenger celebrates the art of engagement through classes, meditation spaces, live performance, theatre, radio, music (contemplative fusion) public art installations and art workshops. We are showing-up in bringing to our communities the art of Being with Dying. Our sacred grounds for scheduled activities are in Asheville at Spring Cove’s Sanctuaria!
Answering the call – you made it to the threshold of our virtual Home; part magic theatre, part holy ground, a passage into active imagination and the art of creativity in the sacred arts of being and dying. Here we are. There are no accidents , dig deeper and listen to your inner guide.
WHY A THIRD MESSENGER?
To revive the ancient wisdom teachings for compassionate service, teachings of the heart and practices for deeper inner growth and to Celebrate Being and Dying.
Rumi has said Come, Come again a thousand times come again
Come to engage and be stimulated in our workshops, nature walkabouts into the elements, retreats, our school of inner practice and in the art of inner journaling. We seek to speak in a softer compassionate voice as a compliment to the what is seen to pervade our institutions impersonalization, a pervasive clinical coldness that one has come to experience in medicine or science. A voice part theater part art gallery part chapel (Sanctuaria) part sacred space part luminous ground. Come visit our Sanctuaria in Asheville, our Cottage of the Doves a place for inner growth.
Action Item !!!! Third Messenger is a guidance system for the encounter
Third Messenger is a guidance system for the encounter, a watering hole, an oasis for refreshing and deepening our journey of living and being. This site is bringing forth a message of possibility incorporating tools for responding to the cry of suffering by pointing to a conscious awakening into the sacred path that we all share. Think of this as a virtual well that welcomes pilgrims to refresh . A midwife or anamcara (“The experience of our ancestors that leaning into, instead of avoiding pain lessens distress at the end of life both physically and spiritually” (We now see a similar concept in the what is called post traumatic growth in the sciences and in the field of mindfulness meditation) . The ancient Celts saw the parallel between the processes of birth and dying. In their tradition, the ideal hospice employed anamcara midwives who assisted both birthing and dying processes under the same roof.” Richard Groves)
Third Messenger brings into play a body of tools to support a deeper resonance in living fully in the sacred arts of living and dying. It is time to find our own way, to own our own bodies and bring into motion self care healing because medicine can’t answer the call of spirit mind body.