Eckhart Tolle is a very wise man, among many. Let his words sink in deep.
Beliefs are not merely concepts in our mind, they actively shape our perception of reality, and even form that Reality.
The experience of God is not all joy and laughter. It has often been terrifying to those who experience it. Why?
We will be discussing how we may reinterpret the ideas of Mormonism (and Christianity) in the light of classic mysticism, interspirituality, modern science, psychology, and other progressive and constructive approaches.
A new translation of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.
This fallacy says that people mistakenly believe that children are connected to the Divine in a similar way as those mystics who transcend ego. I don’t think this is mistaken at all.
Are meditation or spiritual development “retreats” creating a privileged class of “spiritual” people, those with the means to afford such “luxuries”?
Eckhart Tolle says that if we feel like dying, we might allow our self to die, by surrendering that “ego” of our mind to reality as it is. Such surrender is found in all the world’s religions and mystical traditions, including Christianity.
We often think that Jesus was the “only begotten,” but was he the only one that God begat? What else was “born” from that divine Source?
In many spiritual traditions there is a common practice of receiving a new name. What is this, and what does it have to do with mysticism?