The Saving Power of “Christ” Consciousness

Christ consciousness is a term that is often seen as New Age woo-woo, but it has deep and genuine mystical roots, and I think it is the future of Christianity.

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.

What is “Seeing” Christ? An Interspiritual, Mystical, and Psychospiritual Perspective

Is it seeing a man with brown hair, a beard, and a white robe? Or is there much more to the "Christ" than this?

The “Ahman Prayer”: Toward a Mormon Contemplative Practice

There is no genuine contemplative practice in Mormonism, an inner meditative gaze deep in consciousness. I offer a possible format for a uniquely Mormon practice.

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.

The Mystical “Messiah” in the World’s Traditions

Many traditions have a messiah who is thought will come to redeem them and the world. There is perhaps a mystical interpretation of this messianism.

What is Consciousness? A Cosmic Mystical Perspective

Consciousness may be the "inner" experiential (spiritual) side of the "outer" material (physical) cosmos, these being two irreducible aspects of One thing.

Matthew 16:15-20, BHT: Jesus asks “Who I AM?”

An addition to the BHT, when Jesus and Simon/Peter converse about the identity of Jesus and of inner revelation. 15 Jesus then said to his followers, "But who do you say that I AM?" 16 Simon replied saying, "You are Christed, the anointed One, an incarnation of the living and breathing God." 17 Then Jesus [...]

Why Love Another? What for? Mysticism Doesn’t Just Tell Us—It Shows Us!

What is Love? How do we know it? How are we One in it? The mystical experience shows us directly not only what Love is, but that we are Love.