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The Art of Soulful Living

The Art of Soulful Living

By Maitreya Wolf

Hello and welcome. My name is Maitreya Wolf.

Born a natural mystic, the life of the soul has always held my full attention. I know it as the home of all truth and the soil from which our holy lives emerges, and it is this realm into which we will journey in these windows of time together. Through story, song, reflection, and curious inquiry we will be exploring the depths of the human experience. The cultivation of consciousness, the deepening of wisdom, and the full embodiment of soul is our intention in these sojourns.

Dive in. Together we will explore the Art of Soulful Living.
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Beauty Feeds the Soul

The Art of Soulful LivingMar 08, 2021

Beauty Feeds the Soul
Mar 08, 202120:24
Beauty and Joy as Critical Tools for the Times

Beauty and Joy as Critical Tools for the Times

Are you feeling the depth of the pressure?  Are you feeling the magnitude of the invitation of the moment?  If you are feeling it and wondering how to walk through this with grace, this episode is for you.

These are the hardest times most of us alive today are going to face, and they are asking everything from us.  We have entered into the territory of initiation and we are not going to come out of it until we go all the way through it and either become the greater beauty that is beckoning us forth from within us and within the center of creation, or our endeavor as a species fails and we go fallow while evolution takes its time to envision and birth something new.

Yes, I do believe that.

So how do we do this?  How do we walk through this time in a way that leads us towards that greater beauty and actually initiates us?  Two critical tools I have identified are beauty and joy.  "Beauty Feeds the Soul" is a central principle in my own life, and as we have entered into the dark night of a soul as a species, we need that nourishment more than ever.  How can you bring more beauty to life in the moments of your days?  Joy is essential to being able to maintain our presence and sustain the depth of intensity that this time demands of us.  How do we bring more joy to life inside of ourselves regardless of our circumstances?

These are the questions explored in this episode.  Dive in and let's rock this.

Features the song Gaia's Child from my album Fertile Darkness, available for purchase and streaming on bandcamp:

Be in touch to inquire about my healing and mentoring work if you need extra support and guidance:  

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The Art of Grieving
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The Art of Listening
Jun 29, 202047:19
Protecting the Imagination
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A Moment of Magnitude

A Moment of Magnitude

Here we are!

We have arrived to the moment of transformation that so many of us have known was coming for so long.  The possibility of a more beautiful world for all Life is immanent, and wether that possibility takes root and flourishes rests in large part in how we show up.

Let's talk about embodying our power.  Let's talk about curiosity, humility, and clarity of intent.  Let's talk about really showing up for it all.  Let's dive in and get this thing done.

Features the song "Mama's Song" from my album Fertile Darkness available here;

Also features the poem "This Time" by me

This moment... 

These days...  

Time will unveil how this dance 

Carves the story of the soul 

At its leisure.  

What are we becoming?  

The epic that begins with one word 

Becoming a stanza 

Becoming a sentence 

Full of breath and imagination 

Becoming finally a myth 

In the body of the world  

A gift.  

This is the magical weaving 

of Destiny and Time  

When tears and the creases of joy 

have sculpted the verses in the poem 

of a Being 

Into a legacy of beauty 

That will bathe all that come along 

In times steady unfolding  

Then and only then 

Will the full glory of the offering 

Be apparent  

A vast sea in which to immerse 

In the poetry Of Life.

Jun 08, 202035:28
Holding the Dream of What's Possible
May 23, 202043:19
Initiatory Opportunity
Apr 24, 202048:07
Closer to Earth

Closer to Earth

Today is "Earth Day".   In this time of the pandemic, when society has finally come to a halt long enough for us to look around and take a breath, let's reflect on the world that we want to create as we move forward into the new instead of defaulting back to the status quo that is so painful, destructive, and empty in so many ways.  Let's name our true feelings and difficulties with society so that we can liberate the full spectrum of our love and thereby imagine a greater collective experience for ourselves, one in which all life benefits, not just the .001% at the expense of absolutely everything else.  

And above all things, let's get closer to Earth and LISTEN for what she is feeling, wanting, and needing as we move forward.  Let's listen for our part of the story and when it becomes clear lets embody that station as our gift to life.

Apr 22, 202031:03
Accessing the Magical Potential of the Moment (#coronavirus)

Accessing the Magical Potential of the Moment (#coronavirus)

Here we are in the midst of the most powerful disruption to our collective reality that most of us have ever seen.  While the internet explodes with activity transferred out of the public arena to the digital realms, a great opportunity is waving a quiet flag, wondering if we will notice that there is an incredible opening in the field of collective reality that can be worked with on a magical level to support the flourishing of a more beautiful world for all beings.

Apr 08, 202001:02:39
Introduction to Meditation (adjunct to "Ballast")

Introduction to Meditation (adjunct to "Ballast")

In this episode I present a very bare bones introduction to the practice of meditation. Meditation is one of the most powerful tools we have for integrating the whole of our being into activated brilliance and peaceful humanity. In this strange...
Mar 25, 202015:56
Ballast - Finding Roots in a Moving Field

Ballast - Finding Roots in a Moving Field

Ballast is the term for the weight that sits in the bottom of a water-going vessel to give it what I call "roots in a moving field." In this time of upheaval and uncertainty, with our daily world in a state of utter disruption and uncertainty, I...
Mar 23, 202022:35
Integrating the Underworld

Integrating the Underworld

In this episode we touch briefly on the topic of initiation and then dive fully into an exploration of the concept of "Integrating the Underworld", a practice of moving towards our darkness with curiosity, compassion, and welcoming so as to harness its...
Mar 11, 202031:01


What is belonging? How is that feeling and that experience reached and grounded when we live in a world where most people are descendants of devastated cultures living in lands that are either occupied or upon which they are newcomers? In this episode...
Feb 26, 202032:00


Forgiveness is an incredibly important thing in our lives, but what is it, really?  Where does it come from?  How does it work?  How does it happen?  These questions will spur us on in our exploratory voyage through the territory of forgiveness.

Feb 19, 202034:52
Conflict and Predictable Consequences

Conflict and Predictable Consequences

In this episode we will explore the topic of conflict and the many opportunities for growth and energetic refinement inherent in any conflict.  We will also touch on the subject of "predictable consequences",  a way of framing experiences that I have found helpful in managing the charge I can get around something that, when I explore it a little more deeply, I could have seen coming.

Feb 12, 202038:41


An exploration of what Soulful Living means and can be.
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