God is always present, but our thought-filled minds become veiled from recognizing that Presence.
A prayer for Mormonism, and for Mormons.
A famous quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, newly translated.
A psychotherapist tells of her most sacred visionary experience she had back in 1969.
The "new" union-covenant with God is found inward, not outward.
President Russell M. Nelson of the LDS Church shared 5 "absolute truths" a few days ago, and I comment on where I think he was right, and where I believe he was unfortunately mistaken.
In the 1980s there was a group of contemplatives from several different religions that gathered to dialogue, and they came up with eight points of perennial wisdom that they seemed to share in their experience of an Ultimate Reality.
We are perhaps the most conscious and self-aware lifeforms on the planet today, but humans were not inevitable, and we may have a far different future than we imagine. How do we find peace in that?
We know that these two are equivalent, and actually make up what we are. Could this have something to do with the One?
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.