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Jennifer Hoffmann and Mirabai Starr

Jennifer (Jinks) Hoffmann was born in 1943 and was raised in South Africa. She and her husband Alan immigrated to Canada in 1966 where they have lived since. Hoffmann is a psychotherapist and also a spiritual guide. She trained in the Lev Shomea program, which means “listening heart” in Hebrew, and is on the coordinating council of Spiritual Directors International.  She has three adult sons and is blessed with seventeen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Hoffmann loves to write poetry and to work daily with her dreams. These are two of her most loved ways of listening for life's Mystery.

Mirabai Starr writes fiction, creative non-fiction, and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches philosophy and world religions at the University of New Mexico in Taos, New Mexico, USA, and speaks widely on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. A certified bereavement counselor, Starr helps mourners harness the transformational power of loss.

Questions this video addresses:

  1. Where does imagination and creativity come from?
  2. Is it my voice or God's voice that I am hearing?
  3. What does engaging the imagination and creative arts feel like?

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