A reinterpretation of a revelation to Joseph Smith on the glory of God.
Are meditation or spiritual development "retreats" creating a privileged class of "spiritual" people, those with the means to afford such "luxuries"?
Did we live before this life? Many religions say so, secular minds often say no, but could there be validity to both?
This is my response to a recent video produced by the LDS Church on the nature of God. My reinterpretation moves away from the supernatural dualistic interpretation, towards a more immanent nondualistic interpretation of the Divine.
Might our universe be the ongoing unfolding of a black (white) hole Singularity, or One? And might we be that One reflecting on its Self?
Will we ever discover the absolute truth, moral or intellectual, or otherwise? Can we ever know the Absolute?
Have you ever considered that The Wizard of Oz is an excellent example of the Hero's Journey, of the monomyth, of the mystical experience of our journey back Home?
How could I write something that I did not write? Great question. I'm trying to figure that out too.
It is something that is present in nearly every religion, and particularly in their mystical traditions. So what is it? What are we surrendering?
My ideas about the Divine have shifted in recent years as my spiritual practice has deepened. Here are some thoughts about how I currently interpret "God."