Yearning

Hearing Heart, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

Hearing Heart, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

Many years ago when I was on a silent retreat, I awoke in the morning with a loving sense of Holy Presence.  This “answering angel” had no form, yet touched my heart tenderly and reached the core of my being.   I had clear knowledge that everything that had happened to me in my past had happened for a reason.  I set my path that day with a loving heart and pure intention.
 
I have never viewed the world in the same way since that moment.

Kabbalah and The Mystery of Life, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

Kabbalah and The Mystery of Life, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

I was searching for something. I was not sure what. It was like standing in front of a spiritual cupboard wanting “that something” I could not identify. Years and years of standing there searching to find solace for my soul.

What is Kabbalah?, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

What is Kabbalah?, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

“To study Kabbalah is to study yourself.”

          - Jason Shulman

Last week I was asked this question by a sixteen year old brilliant student, “What’s the difference between Kabbalah study and an organized religion?”  Although I know they aren’t the same I had to stop and think.