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.
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.
A New Facebook Group “Reconstructing Mormonism”
We will be discussing how we may reinterpret the ideas of Mormonism (and Christianity) in the light of classic mysticism, interspirituality, modern science, psychology, and other progressive and constructive approaches.
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 Perennial Cycle from Mysticism to Religion to Politics
What is the relationship between mysticism and religion? It is perhaps a cycle, which begins in mysticism and ends in fundamentalist dogmatic religion, and politics, where it begins again.
May we all Apostatize, and experience the Apocalypse: A Mystical View
Apostasy (and apocalypse) are two words that could use some closer investigation in our spiritual journey.
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.
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 [...]
A Mystical Reinterpretation of the Mormon (Christian) view of the Nature of God
This is my response to a recent video produced by the LDS Church on the nature of God. My reinterpretation moves away from the supernatural dualistic interpretation, towards a more immanent nondualistic interpretation of the Divine.