is an intuitive tool devised by The Portable School.
The author had been using symbols for personal development
workshops to evoke and stimulate participants for years.
When he determined to create a tool which could be used by almost anyone
to take a graphic look at the inner
and outer forces active in that person's life.
chart was constructed to depict the worlds in which we live.
A cross of image centers represents our inner nature:
Energy - state of vitality, general
Feelings - emotions, passions and behavior
Mind - thoughts and mental life
Persona - overall picture of our three selves
Soul - deepest spiritual Self
Surrounding these aspects are stations for symbols
relating to the flow activity in outer life:
present problem or point
Lesson - challenge arising from the former
Way - means to resolution
Healing - eventual outcome
beauty of Spiritual
Diagnosis - SPDX -
is that it is usable and valuable for a
wide age group,
in the hands of therapist and layperson alike.
A professional reader is not required.
On the other hand, an SPDX session can be done by/for a couple
or even a group.
images that are readily recognizable.
The layout created in
the chart tells a story reflective of the forces
a person's life - inside and out.
The SPDX process stirs insights.
can be enlightening and emotionally nurturing and cleansing as well.
And, it is fun and enjoyable at the same time.
offers us the
opportunity to look at ourselves as dreams do,
but in the light of day with symbols which become our friends
SPDX stirs the intuition and otherwise hidden aspects of our being.
Special thanks are
due Ginger (Peace) Arnold for her helping bring
Spiritual Diagnosis to a wider audience and for cheerleading
the idea for many years. Thanks, Ging. Ginger can be reached
at rebirthingnyc @ gmail.com
Click on the image above to do
an SPDX Mandala with
You submit results via form.
Mandala returned in email.
a sample chart before proceeding with your own?