At times these seem to be at odds, but at the deepest level they may be One.
Does a mystic know God? We usually think a mystic is a person who unites or merges or at-ones with God or Ultimate Reality, and comes to know these intimately. But this is perhaps not quite accurate. Maybe the mystic is not the ego, not the personal identity, not the psychological self, not the particular [...]
When the finite body dies, is that the end of our person, or do we continue on? Yes and no.
A recent discovery of a galaxy without dark matter may be evidence or even proof for dark matter. We can compare this to mysticism and spirituality.
As we realize oneness or nondual consciousness, we become much more aware of our impact on the world, and we change our behavior accordingly.
A beautiful poem about the interconnections in reality, and some thoughts about our place in that web of life.
Does being spiritual mean being perfectly at peace, or does it inflame the soul to change the world? Perhaps both-and.
Did Jesus come back from the dead, or should we look deeper for the truth of resurrection?
Is there "one true church," and if so, who or what is it?
The Christ-Buddha-Atman-Al-Insān al-Kāmil-Messiah-Zhenren-Tirthankara "suffers with," or has com-passion on, all other beings, because it sees in others a reflection of its Self. Others become a mirror of its Self. What you do to others, you do to Me. It looks out on the world, and all it sees is its true Self—everywhere it looks—in the [...]