Some think we have to qualify for God's Love, that it is something God only gives through religious obedience. Mysticism says not quite.
Is our Brain the Source of our Life? Is Matter the Source of Mind/Spirit? A Contemplative Mysticism View
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.
The Downside of the Experience of God
The experience of God is not all joy and laughter. It has often been terrifying to those who experience it. Why?
Joseph Smith’s Mystical Christification in the First Vision
I suggest that Joseph realized Christ in himself in his First Vision, and I think this can be seen in many details in his accounts.
The Mythological Messiah and its Mystical Qualities
I suggest that the mythology of messianism points to qualities of the mystical experience and the awakening of the true Self identity in nondual consciousness.
Democratizing “Mindfulness” is a Positive Movement if we go Deeper
Russell Brand is an unconventional spiritual commentator, but I think he is right about the nature of consciousness and mysticism, and how these can change the world.
A Mystical Commentary on “The Bells” in HBO’s Game of Thrones: The World is on Fire and Humanity is Dying!
Many people don't like the way that HBO's television drama Game of Thrones is turning out. Is there a deeper moral here?
The Next Chapter of ThyMindOMan.com: Living in the Gift
What's in store for ThyMindOMan.com? Where have we been, and where are we going? The Gift is being invited into my life and yours, as are some great new offerings.
Paul/Silas? our Super Hero Identity vs. our Alter/Secret Identity
I wonder if Silas/Silvanus could be Paul's nickname for his own alter ego, the "Saul" of his prior persecuting life, his shadow side, his human side, his "sinful" side, prior to perhaps taking a "new name" of Paul after his conversion experience.
Is God a Male Human, or Two Males, or maybe Three? Do I hear Four? Or is it More?
Thinking of God as a male human(s) out in the universe somewhere seems to be a primitive, magical, supernatural, and archaic conception of the Divine, literalizing the pronouns of "He" and "Him," and in the Christian tradition of "Father" and "Son." I've written about this specifically at least once before, but it's worth discussing more.