Is it seeing a man with brown hair, a beard, and a white robe? Or is there much more to the "Christ" than this?
Are we to strive for perfectionism, or are we to realize the wholeness that already exists within our true Self, our essential divine nature?
An addition to the BHT, when Jesus and Simon/Peter converse about the identity of Jesus and of inner revelation. 15 Jesus then said to his followers, "But who do you say that I AM?" 16 Simon replied saying, "You are Christed, the anointed One, an incarnation of the living and breathing God." 17 Then Jesus [...]
It can be difficult to understand the difference between organized religion and the mystical experience. An analogy can help.
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.
Does morality change with each culture, community, time, place, and situation? Or does it remain fixed for all eternity? Do I have a "bad dog"?
I have created a remix of the beautiful painting by Thomas Blackshear called Forgiven. It speaks for itself.
Is the body an essential part of our true Self? Or is it like a temporary temple for the Divine to live?
In the debate between science (or materialism) and spirituality, there are few who embrace both sides of the coin, who can see that they are One.
My ideas about the Divine have shifted in recent years as my spiritual practice has deepened. Here are some thoughts about how I currently interpret "God."