The scientist Freeman Dyson shared his mystical experience of "cosmic unity" he had as a teenager.
The Mysticism of “I See the Light” in Disney’s Tangled
This song is almost like a "First Vision" in itself, full of mystical allusions and symbols, suddenly realizing the Light, the Love, the One.
#45 David R. Hawkins’ “First Vision” Account
A mystical experience of a boy in 1939 Wisconsin remarkably resembles many other such "First Vision" experiences in history.
What is the Mystical “Light of God”?
Many mystics describe seeing a bright light in their experiences. What is that?
The Glory of God is Consciousness
A reinterpretation of a revelation to Joseph Smith on the glory of God.
Four Types or Stages of Resurrection
It seems to me that there are at least four types of resurrection, or at least four stages of the process of being resurrected, or events that could be considered resurrection.
"Are More People Achieving Stream Entry These Days?" with guest Culadasa on Deconstructing Yourself
On my morning run I listened to this podcast with host Michael Taft of Deconstructing Yourself talking with Buddhist teacher Culadasa (John Yates), author of The Mind Illuminated. It was a great discussion of the deepest realizations that come through meditation, from a Buddhist point of view.
John 1 BHT, The One
An addition to the BHT, the first chapter of John which talks about the One from which all of reality has emerged, and of which all of reality is.
How Meditation & Seer Stones Might Lead to a Clear Mind & Divine Revelations
I believe that meditation and other related contemplative techniques, including the use of seer stones, can help us become aware of the Divine and enter God's Presence. This post introduces some concepts from psychology and neurobiology which might begin to help explain how this happens.
The Divine Light of a Lowly Farmer Boy
Ann invited me to write a guest post for her blog, Enlightenment is for Everyone: Exploring Potential From Every Angle. I did so, writing of Joseph Smith's First Vision experience from a mystical awakening universal divine grace perspective, using the various firsthand and secondhand accounts. My blog post is titled "The Divine Light of a Lowly Farmer Boy." You may read it on Ann's blog.