God does not have to be at odds with what we learn from science. We need to reinterpret our ideas of God from direct mystical experience, and I think we'll find our science and spirituality are One.
Did the idea of "God" only arise with humans? And if so, what does that say about the reality of God, and our relationship with God?
A few short thoughts about my contemplative practice, and what it does for me, in me, revealing Spirit.
Many people don't like the way that HBO's television drama Game of Thrones is turning out. Is there a deeper moral here?
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?
Some have argued, including myself, that the ancient prophets wrote symbolically, metaphorically, and not literally. But is that really the case?
It seems that many people may give up on meditation or other contemplative practices because they do not provide quick results, particularly in our instant gratification culture today. It can take significant dedication and discipline in practice before we see any fruits. But there are other possibilities on the horizon that may help us along [...]
Do mystics withdraw from all community to a solitary and independent life, or do they find deep oneness in community? What kind of community?
It is through talking with one another that we can grow in community, work through concerns, explore new ideas, and understand ourselves better. Let's talk.
We often feel alone in the world, separate from an ultimate or absolute. But why?