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Authentic Freedom Academy

Authentic Freedom Academy, founded by Lauri Ann Lumby, OM, OPM, MATS is a center for human development with the mission of supporting the self-actualization of adults through the integration of psychology, spirituality, education and creative expression. Lauri Ann Lumby is the primary facilitator of these offerings. You can learn more about Lauri at www.authenticfreedom.love. Authentic Freedom Academy also hosts a select group of guest-instructors offering formational opportunities within their own fields of expertise.

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About this course

Join us in this celebration in honor of Mary Magdalene on her dedicated feast day of July 22, 2017. 

FREE online service dedicated to Mary Magdalene, who here represents and guides us on the Path of the Beloved. 

The Path of the Beloved is that which guides us to ourselves.  Here we find the full integration between the Divine Feminine and the Divine Masculine within us while embodying our fullest potential as both fully Divine and fully Human!  Here we find a life of fulfillment and joy in our unique giftedness - both in service to ourselves and in service to the betterment of the world.  

Mary Magdalene is the only one identified to have completed the full course of Jesus’ teachings and was initiated as co-equal partner and Beloved with Christ. It was to Mary whom Jesus first revealed his resurrected/Christed Self and it was Mary he commissioned to share the good news with the other disciples and to continue his work in his stead.

Mary, honored with the title “Magdalene” (meaning “Great Tower”), most fully understood, integrated and then embodied the highest and deepest levels of Jesus’ teachings, becoming fully self-actualized through Jesus’ guidance. In becoming self-actualized, Mary, in the fullness of her humanness, embodied her own Divinity – like Jesus, becoming fully human and fully divine.  Through this level of knowledge, Mary experienced the alchemical, transformative and UNIVERSAL truth inherent in Jesus’ teachings – the truth of Oneness – oneness within one’s self, with the Divine, with others and with all of creation.  It is the truth of this Oneness that Mary then went on to teach, along with the alchemical, initiatory process that Jesus facilitated for her and taught her to facilitate for others.  Mary’s mission, then, could be said to support others in their own self-actualization.


The service is self-guided and to be completed in your own time.  Plan for 1-2 hours to complete the service and along with meditation and ritual suggestions. 

Thank you for joining us on this auspicious day!


Lauri Ann Lumby, OM, OPM, MATS

Temple of the Magdalene

www.templeofthemagdalene.com

lauri@templeofthemagdalene.com

Scripture Disclaimer:  You will notice that scripture plays a predominant role in my writing and in most of my local and online courses.  Please note that my approach to scripture is unlike any you have likely experienced before!  I do not approach scripture from a dogmatic or doctrinal perspective.  Neither do I use it as a way to instill fear or manipulate specific actions or behaviors.  Instead, I approach scripture as the ancients did – as a collection of stories which have the opportunity to reflect back to us aspects of ourselves.  In this way, scripture becomes a vehicle through which our highest self can speak to us – providing guidance, support, inspiration, nourishment and even healing.  When we pierce through the veil of other people’s interpretations and allow the Divine to speak to us personally and directly through these ancient texts, we discover the transformational power of The Word as it was originally intended – as a tool to guide and sustain us on the path of love.