Solving E=mc² for Spacetime, and its Mystical Implications
Where does spacetime come from? Might our mind generate it as a kind of illusion in consciousness? How might we transcend this illusion in contemplation?
D&C 121:34-46 BHT: The Ego and Spiritual Influence
A translation of Joseph Smith's insights, about the power of spiritual influence, and how it can easily be lost by ego.
Does God have a Face? A Mystical Perspective
What does it mean to see God's "face"? To see God "face to face"? Perhaps it is not the literal meaning that we often think it means.
Apprehending the Infinite in the Finite?
Is it possible for us, as finite beings, to experience the Infinite? How?
Envisioning Reality: Beliefs Become our Communal Reality
Beliefs are not merely concepts in our mind, they actively shape our perception of reality, and even form that Reality.
The Speed of Light in the Vacuum of Consciousness
What can contemplation tell us about the speed of light or causality? Perhaps a lot, even All.
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.
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.
Joseph Losing the “Plates” and “Interpreters” was Mystical not Literal
The "Urim & Thummim" were perhaps Joseph's own eyes, which in a mystical state of consciousness could "see" the visionary "plates." He lost these "gifts" for a time.