Was the vision of Moroni unique, or had Joseph experienced something similar before?
Apostasy (and apocalypse) are two words that could use some closer investigation in our spiritual journey.
I suggest that unique waves never return, but rather the ocean continues waving. The ocean is waving in you now.
Nihilism is a philosophy that says that life is meaningless. It says there is no objective meaning, intrinsic value, or purpose in life. What does mysticism and the mystical experience say about that?
What if we all told the truth? Why do we lie? What repercussions does this have in our lives? That's what this video from Like Stories of Old explores.
Scrooge is a metaphor of the egoic mind, dismissing mystical experience as pathological.
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.
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.
I have created a remix of the beautiful painting by Thomas Blackshear called Forgiven. It speaks for itself.
Are meditation or spiritual development "retreats" creating a privileged class of "spiritual" people, those with the means to afford such "luxuries"?