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A Journey into the Sacred Fire of Your Life



September 7 – October 11, 2017

with Julia Spangler

 “We are each at all times a creative flame of sacred presence. Incarnation is not a journey away from this fire; it is a journey into it.” ––David Spangler



For most of us, spirituality is something we divorce from our everyday lives.  It can be relegated to a deep unspoken place in the inner recesses of our minds and hearts. It might be brought out for holidays, or for those sacred days decreed by a tradition.  But what about the rest of the days of the year?  What about the spirit which lives and breathes at the center of ourselves?

This class is an exploration of what is at the heart of incarnation. Everything else that Incarnational Spirituality has to offer stems from this one reality, that we are sacred beings in embodiment and our physical world self is as sacred and as valued as the non-physical, transcendent aspects of ourselves.

Journey Into Fire outlines a practical way to engage with the sacredness of our everyday selves and everyday lives.  Using the book of the same name as our launch pad, we will share together an exploration of the nature of that sacredness and how it is expressed and how it is lived in our everyday selves.



A Journey Into the Sacred Fire of our Life will be held on our online education site, powered by Ruzuku where participants have access to the online discussion and materials 24/7 as a part of their ongoing Learning Library. Course includes:

  • Downloadable written and audio presentation of exercises
  • Daily practice with guided audio recordings
  • Opportunity for online discussion
  • Four shared live and recorded webinar sessions.  September 9th, 23rd and 30th at 9 am PT  and Wednesday, October 11 at 8 am PT

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for more information on our online classes, refunds and late registration policy.



Please note that Lorian now accepts payment directly with your credit card through the Stripe payment system. (We are no longer using Paypal.)

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After completing the checkout process, you will receive a receipt with a link that will allow you to register on our new site. You must click on this link in order to complete your registration in the class.



Julia Spangler is passionate about music, humor, good science fiction, and the natural beauty of the world and all the beings who inhabit it.  As a Parenting teacher, she delights in seeing parents discover playful ways to redirect their interactions with their children into more successful pathways.  As a Certified Counselor, her focus is on the ways we can, with insight, redirect our behavior more constructively.  She is a founding member of Lorian, beginning her spiritual work at the Findhorn Community by developing the guest program and singing with The New Troubadours. She is ordained as a Lorian minister. She loves human ingenuity, artistic expression and ideas which shake the mind out of unexamined patterns of thinking. 

I love leading this class.  It gently introduces people to a new kind of relationship with themselves, to an understanding of the depth and breadth of their soul’s partnership with the earth.  The kind of creative opening this provides, a relaxing of the way we interact with the world which allows more movement, brings more fluidity, more joy, and definitely more capacity to love into our lives.  The class format provides a wonderful sense of community as we explore together new perspectives.