Many people want to reduce our life and consciousness to the physical brain today, but I think we can go much deeper to the Source of our Life and all things.
A quote often attributed to St. Francis doesn't seem to have a credible source, but it's still a good saying, and others appear to have said similarly.
What is there to do if we are already inseparable from the One? If we are already That, what could we do?
A mystical experience of a boy in 1939 Wisconsin remarkably resembles many other such "First Vision" experiences in history.
How are God and sin related? How can we conceptualize these words in mysticism, going beyond the traditional religious definitions and descriptions?
Does mysticism mandate theism? Or can one be an atheistic mystic? Is mysticism either theistic or atheistic, or something else?
The Transcendent isn't somewhere else or something else, but is the divine ground within all things, the empty essence from which all things arise and take on form.
Some thoughts about our thoughts, about their relative nature, their complementary nature, and how even seemingly contradictory thoughts may both be valid in a transcendent sense.
The traditional goal of proselytism is to convert people to an institution and its ways, but there is a deeper conversion that often gets overlooked and overshadowed that has nothing to do with institutions.
Paul talks about "Christ" as the One, and persons as the parts that make up that One.