One of the major themes in Disney's Frozen II is the journey into the unknown, which is a common element of the mystical journey into communion with the Divine.
A translation of a non-canonical saying from Jesus about the location of the kingdom and how to find it there.
Is the human mind capable of comprehending any absolute? I suggest no. And yet, there is a way of "knowing" the Absolute.
Transcending dualism back to the nondual unity of the One, of the Singularity, is something which we may approach from scientific, philosophical, and mystical perspectives.
Can we know anything absolutely? Is there an absolute objective truth out there? What does mysticism say about this?
We often want to run from our imperfections, instead of accepting them for what they are—incarnations of the Divine.
Many people don't like the way that HBO's television drama Game of Thrones is turning out. Is there a deeper moral here?
Does a mystic know God? We usually think a mystic is a person who unites or merges or at-ones with God or Ultimate Reality, and comes to know these intimately. But this is perhaps not quite accurate. Maybe the mystic is not the ego, not the personal identity, not the psychological self, not the particular [...]
A friend asked me what my take was on the problem of evil, or theodicy, so I thought I'd write about it here.
Thinking of God as a male human(s) out in the universe somewhere seems to be a primitive, magical, supernatural, and archaic conception of the Divine, literalizing the pronouns of "He" and "Him," and in the Christian tradition of "Father" and "Son." I've written about this specifically at least once before, but it's worth discussing more.