I had a great conversation a few weeks ago on my friend's podcast.
We are already Resurrected, we just haven’t realized it
It is not something that happens sometime in the future, long after our death, but something which we already are that we may come to realize right now.
The Problem with Traditional Proselytism: A Mystical Perspective
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.
Jesus isn’t coming, but Christ is already here
We often have a literal conception of Jesus' return, but the spiritual-mystical realization infinitely outshines it.
A Mystical Perspective on the Climate Emergency
What are we to do in our precarious climate situation today? It's easy to feel powerless, helpless. Perhaps we should surrender to that, and fall into a Grace larger than ourselves.
Falling in Love with the Earth is Knowing God and our Self: A Commentary on Thich Nhat Hanh and Climate Change
This past week I was saddened to see the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that paints a grim picture of the current status of climate change and the future projection of this century. This report was commissioned during the 2015 Paris summit on climate change. It's a wake up call to the [...]
Four Types or Stages of Resurrection
It seems to me that there are at least four types of resurrection, or at least four stages of the process of being resurrected, or events that could be considered resurrection.
"Are More People Achieving Stream Entry These Days?" with guest Culadasa on Deconstructing Yourself
On my morning run I listened to this podcast with host Michael Taft of Deconstructing Yourself talking with Buddhist teacher Culadasa (John Yates), author of The Mind Illuminated. It was a great discussion of the deepest realizations that come through meditation, from a Buddhist point of view.
The Brain Science behind Meditation, a Book and Interview with Culadasa
Culadasa (John Yates), former neuroscientist who became a meditation master, is the author of an excellent recent book published about meditation, The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness.
We Awaken in Christ’s Body, by Symeon
We awaken in Christ’s body
as Christ awakens our bodies,
and my poor hand is Christ, He enters
my foot, and is infinitely me.