Is there no one and nothing else out there that we can feel community with? Perhaps we can, with literally every being and every thing.
In today's world we are becoming ever more fragmented and separated from one another. But it doesn't have to be this way. We can change it. We can connect again. I want to connect with you face-to-face.
The communal structure that humans evolved in is fragmenting, from large family groups, to small nuclear families, with damaging effects. We're losing mystical communion and thus community as well.
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.
I created a graphic to better illustrate the evolution (or devolution) from mysticism to religion to politics, and back again, as originally modeled by David Steindl-Rast.
Experience is essential on the mystical path. Words are insufficient to know the Divine. Let's meet together to facilitate experience and support each other.
Some thoughts on how we live in a relative world, which is an expression of a deeper divine Absolute.
Do mystics withdraw from all community to a solitary and independent life, or do they find deep oneness in community? What kind of community?
It is through talking with one another that we can grow in community, work through concerns, explore new ideas, and understand ourselves better. Let's talk.