Glenda Taylor, Elder, Scholar, Educator

Glenda Taylor

Teacher Speaker Elder

Glenda Taylor, in the 78 years of her amazing life, has led workshops and retreats and has lectured widely to diverse groups on topics ranging in scope from history to poetry, from spirituality to psychology, from current events to cross-cultural mythology, from cultural traditions to individual creativity.  During that time she has created and collected a large body of wisdom that is being digitized onto this website.  Glenda is also Director of the Fellowship of Comparative Religion and Earthsprings Retreat Center.

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Latest Posting: Resonance, Music and Creativity

Perplexity via Pixabay CC.0

As I was working on this week’s podcast, Resonance, (which you will find elsewhere on this page) I looked up some quotations I remembered reading years ago in a work written by Hazrat Inyat Khan, The Mysticism of Sound and Music.  I decided to include a few of those quotations here, along with a variety of others from my files.

My hope is that as we remind ourselves of the importance of the “resonance of our hearts,” we may begin to change the “dissonance” and lack of harmony in our culture today.  The quotations that follow, from a variety of wise people, will, I hope, spark some lively commentary among those viewers of this website who are not only music lovers but also are interested in the resonance of our souls…

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In the current podcast, “Resonance, Music and Creation,” using definitions from science, music, and a Hopi Creation Story, Glenda Taylor invites listeners to share in the creative adventure of finding our own vibratory resonance with a universal creative power and wisdom and thus to dispel “dissonance” in our world today.

Mitchell Gaynor, M.D:  “ You can look at disease as a form of disharmony.  And there’s no organ system in the body that’s not affected by sound and music and vibration.”

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“Chance favors the prepared mind.” Louis Pasteur

From the Archive: Authentic Voice, a poem by Glenda Taylor

I am a person acquainted with sorrow.
Remember that, as I manifest joy.

Undivided, the dark and the light,
The day and the night, course through me,
And you. And the true, the real,
The one actual thing, sings,
“I am all that, yes that,
And more than that I am, mystery
And majesty, undefinable and undeniable…

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“Glenda Taylor is gifted as a discerning scholar and an engaging teacher, sharing the wisdom found within humanity’s ancient and modern spiritual traditions and making them applicable in today’s evolving world.”  Dawn Warren, Spiritual Retreat Leader, Educator

“Glenda Taylor’s teachings opened my eyes to the depth, beauty, and truth in all spiritual practices. Seeing the world as interconnected and multifaceted, with the richness of differing perspectives, has become the foundation of how I view the world and my place in it.”  Jean Friedman, Educator

“It has been my good fortune to have known Glenda Taylor for almost 30 years. A world class teacher and writer, her vast knowledge and gentle demeanor are a gift to all. She is truly one of a kind.”  Carol Henderson, Art Dealer, Writer, Ranch Owner


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You may dive deeper into the sorts of content on this website by taking online interactive courses with Glenda Taylor.  Here  you will find courses Glenda has prepared on a variety of subjects. The most current “Taoism, the Watercourse Way” is a self-paced course in eight lessons.  Other courses are “in the hopper” and will be available soon.

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For personal consultation with Glenda Taylor concerning any of the topics on this website or for conversation about individual concerns, you may schedule a time for such a consult by clicking the button below. All scheduling and consultations are, of course, private and confidential.

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Earthsprings Retreat Center, located on 70 secluded wooded acres in the edge of the Davy Crockett National Forest in East Texas, hosts retreats, workshops, and other activities where the One And All Wisdom community converges. Learn more by visiting the retreat center website page,

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Glenda Taylor has given lectures and workshops to audiences at universities, religious organizations, civic groups, health and healing conferences, women’s action groups, and at various other places.  To schedule Glenda for a talk or workshop at your venue or organization, contact her by phone or email.

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