An interview with Chris Bourne by collective evolution

Submitted by Trinity on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 08:25

Chris was recently asked to do interview with Joe Martino for the Collective Evolution Magazine in Canada. It offers an excellent, insightful window into Chris's world, from his early journey; the car crash; how Five Gateways came in to being; how it can support people on the path; why he's here and what Openhand is all about...

Return to Avalon: Rolling Journal

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 05:24

A wonderful group of Openhanders are returning to Avalon today to join us on this week's Walking the Path here at the Chalice Well. It's fairly recent that we've been using this particular venue and it's proving very special indeed to those who visit. It's been a place of pilgrimage and spiritual healing for many hundreds of years. Sitting at the base of the Tor, nestled on key lay lines and one of the ancient approach ways to the Isle of Avalon, it does indeed have a very special feel. Come join us in the rolling journal...

Embodying Higher Consciousness - Video Diary

Submitted by Trinity on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 07:02


Every moment offers us an opportunity to embody higher consciousness.
Each time an insight unfolds and each time deep conscious awareness drops in, we are being awakened to that which has been resting dormant within us.
Each time something profound happens, it has been sent so that we can embody that experience as a more expanded expression of our own divine beingness.

From Avalon to Hawaii

Submitted by Trinity on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 05:22


Destiny has called me back to the Hawaiian Islands once again. Even before touching my feet on the earth there I am feeling her energies igniting my soul! It feels as if this trip contains the seeds of a deep purposeful unfolding, perhaps even on a planetary level. I already feel the devas, the spirit of the land and can taste the scent of an ancient paradise in the air. I am looking forward to sharing snippets and highlights of the journey as it unveils itself over the next couple of weeks. I have a small camera, laptop and slow internet connection - will see what I can do...

The spiritual journey: Five Gateways of Ascension

Submitted by Trinity on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:42


When we look beyond the veil into most spiritual traditions, we can clearly see that there are experiences common to all. The spiritual path has been experienced, described and dressed in many shapes and forms, yet for me, it is falling through the form, seeing what is beyond the veil that has really shown me the core of unity through it all. It seems that there is a destined journey for the human soul. In what ever way, myths, legends, stories and spiritual traditions have portrayed it - once a soul awakens to the unity of all things, the journey of spiritual evolution, is undeniably real.

What an incredible year - New Year retreat blog 2012/13

Submitted by Trinity on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 21:18

Evolving Souls join togetherWhat an incredible year so far!
I am so looking forward to connecting with the "Openhand Family" - a group of around 20 dedicated Openhanders, joining together to draw 2012 to a close and welcome in 2013. We'll be at the Chalice Well Retreat centre for the third time this year; a sacred place in Avalon known for it's deeply healing and transformative energies. It has a rich a history that weaves divine truth, etheric and ancient knowledge along with the myth and legend. The Openhand retreat invites all to find only that which is true to the core of our own being. To unfold ever deeper layers of authentic beingness. New Year Retreat 2012/13 photos and sharings

Ascension Exchange Meditations

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 07:19

We've been having wonderful monthly gatherings at the Miracles Room here in Glastonbury. Originally they were intended as follow ups to our seminar, but as with all things when allowed to, they've followed their own path and evolved into something else. So they're taken on a very meditative feel. The energy and atmosphere has become deeply sacred. We're exploring right to the boundaries of consciousness and pushing through. And what lovely kindred spirits! With people joining from as far afield as China, Australia, Germany, Sweden and even Wales (!), it's a very cosmopolitan group indeed. We are blessed! Come join us for the final session before the completion of 2012...
Ascension Meditations 4th Dec

New mini movie: "The Spiritual Path"

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 05:30


We have a new mini movie out today, called "The Spiritual Path".
It was filmed mostly in Glastonbury, on the "Shores of Avalon". It's a video 'essay' containing reflections and stirring imagery about what it truly means to be walking the spiritual path. It's a heart-warming, inspirational production by the fair hands of Trinity. A lovely piece of work that I can thoroughly recommend. It's sure to activate something in your life.

View here...The Spiritual Path

Shores of Avalon: Rolling Journal

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Fri, 10/26/2012 - 04:42

Our biannual course "Walking the Path" begins today at the magical Chalice Well. If you've not experienced the grace and majesty of this special location yet, then you have something wonderful to look forwards to. For the Openhand team, it holds a special place in our hearts. What is the Chalice? Well its the holy chalice, layed out purposefully to signify the birthing canal of the divine feminine, giving birth to a new humanity, a new way of being. Brimming with Magdalen Energy, which you can't fail to be touched by, it's been a place of spiritual pilgrimage for around 2000 years. Join us in this rolling journal entry as we guide the participants through what it really means to be walking the spiritual path...

Openhandweb New Dawning

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 02:05

Hi friends,
After a few months of hard work in the background, we're pleased to announce the release of Openhand's new website today. We think you'll find it much easier to navigate and access the ever expanding library of content we've built up over the years. Plus we'll very pleased with the new cleaner design.
Key changes:

  • Drop down lists in the header navigation
  • New sections for video and audio...see header
  • New community section...see header
  • New panels on the home page for featured journal, World News Views, Events and Articles
  • New section for image quotes accessible from the bottom of the home page
  • Plus all the regular content that you'll be used to

Have a browse around and let us know what you think. We'd love to hear your views...

The Transfiguration 2012

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 06:09

Hi friends!
This week, if you were wondering why things might be a little quieter on the website than usual, it's because we're holding our annual "Transfiguration" course here at the Earth Spirit Centre in the heart of the rolling Somerset countryside. We have a wonderful group of 20 kindred spirits, courageously confronting and exploring the veils that limit, then breaking them apart and unleashing a new majesty of being. It's always been a powerful course and this year has certainly so far been no exception. Here's a taster of the work we've been doing...