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.
Is the body an essential part of our true Self? Or is it like a temporary temple for the Divine to live?
What is God's relationship with nature? Is God supernatural or natural? Or both?
Some thoughts on how we live in a relative world, which is an expression of a deeper divine Absolute.
A reinterpretation of a revelation to Joseph Smith on the glory of God.
This is my response to a recent video produced by the LDS Church on the nature of God. My reinterpretation moves away from the supernatural dualistic interpretation, towards a more immanent nondualistic interpretation of the Divine.