SpiritFirst - Terry Folks
  • What is Imbolc?

    What is Imbolc?

    “Dear Ms. Terry, What exactly is Imbolc? Curious, Esther” Dear Esther, Imbolc (pronounced em-bulk) is February 1st this year. In Celtic spirituality, Imbolc is about halfway between Winter Solstice/Yule (December 21st) and Spring Equinox/Ostara (March 19th).…

  • Tea With Terry: A Message from Chloe

    I have a good life. I’ve made some excellent decisions, and some not-so-great ones. I have friends and family, and I’m active. My work is semi-fulfilling. I’m able to buy pretty much what I need or want. Despite this fairly decent life, I feel like something is missing. . .

  • Tea With Terry: Optimism in Troubling Times

    During our two daily walks with our four month old puppy, my partner and I are carefully observing “physical” distancing with each other, and with those we encounter on the trails. We prefer the phrase “physical” distancing over “social” distancing in our language-ing of this important health advisory. “Physical distancing” says exactly what it is…

  • A Meditation Moment

    Experience Working with Terry Occasionally, at the beginning of your therapy sessions, I may lead you through a shorter, guided Meditation Moment similar to this one. It’s designed to help you feel safe and grounded in preparation for your sacred conversation together. The meditation begins and ends with the sound of a gong, and provides…

  • Why Spirit First

    “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” Teilhard de Chardin My personal journey has led me to understand that religion and spirituality are not necessarily the same thing. There were two paths I travelled simultaneously. One path saw me raised in organized religion beginning with…

  • Terry’s Tools

    Archetypal Images and Symbols I Use in My Practice “We have learned so much… there still remains much to learn. We are not going in circles, we are going upwards. The path is a spiral; we have already climbed many steps”  -Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha           Yin Yang The Yin Yang symbol is…