Category Archives: Spirituality & Religion

Susan Pearson, Ecopsychologist & Storyteller, Retires from Goddard

Susan Pearson, an ecopsychologist, psychotherapist, writer, storyteller, and a beloved faculty member in the Goddard Graduate Institute, is retiring as of January of 2016 after nine years teaching at the college in the Health Arts and Sciences BA, MA, and … Continue reading

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Beauty, Practice, and Enlightenment: Justin Kagan and Consciousness Studies at Goddard

I started thinking about the traditional relationship between beauty and practice and this unintentional detour gave way to the path I’m on now. By the end of this thesis, I intend to produce a theory to contribute to the immense … Continue reading

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Journey Toward Divinity with Scott Youmans

Scott Youmans earned his MA in the Individualized MA some years back, but his journey continues, and now brings him to earn a master’s in Divinity at Starr King School for Ministry. He recently wrote a new blog post, “Journey … Continue reading

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Field Trip Day at the Residency: Shambhala Day at the Tibetan Buddhist Center Karme Choling

Our field trips, usually held toward the end of the residency, allow students and faculty to explore Vermont, hang out together, and get to know each other better in preparation for the semester. On field trip day, Francis X. Charet … Continue reading

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Toward a Noetic Ecology wtih Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson, a current Individualized MA student in the Consciousness Studies concentration, has just posted a great video on his studies, discussing “Cultural evolution, cyborgs, technology & consciousness: exploring what possibilities our era brings to us.” Here’s how he begins … Continue reading

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Wisdom Within & Writing: Joanna Tebbs Young

“When I began running workshops I knew this was what I was meant to be doing. I love working with others; showing how powerful deep, personal writing can be. To watch someone’s reaction when they suddenly realize or ‘get’ something … Continue reading

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Scenes From a Residency

The IMA residency ended in the stillness and quiet of heavily-falling snow after all residency activities were suspended on Thursday due to the approaching storm. While many students and faculty stayed over last night for a snowy slumber party of … Continue reading

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