by Trudi Lee Richards, Hugo Novotny and Catalina Portel

If you have ever stepped over, by chance or design, into the place where we do not die, you want nothing more than to return there: to find the door between the worlds again, to open it so everyone can pass through. This book is dedicated to that search and that opening. These are stories of connecting deeply with our innermost being, with others, with the Sacred. Many of these “experiences on the threshold” broke forth in the face of Death – when all that matters is finding and sharing relief, meaning and reconciliation. It is at times of such deep need that we often open up to something new…

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Experiences on the Threshold

Trudi Lee Richards

Author, poet, Spanish-English translator; Activist and community builder. Member of the international Community of Silo's Message ( and its Portland, Oregon and Red Bluff, California communities ( Published work includes "On Wings of Intent, a biography of Silo," "Soft Brushes with Death, a Jorge Espinet Primer," "Fish Scribbles," and "Experiences on the Threshold - with Silo's Message." Also publisher and editor of "Human Future," an independent review published in San Francisco, California, from 1989 to 1996. Mother of five grown kids/stepkids and five step grandkids; Long ago graduate of Stanford University; Lives in Portland, Oregon.