A translation where Jesus talks about why he teaches using metaphors and other symbolic tools, like stories, etc.
Wave Analogies of Consciousness, Mind, and Ultimate Reality
Many analogies can be used to help describe our nature, reality, the mind, and consciousness. Here are a few using waves.
Is There Any Way that the Book of Mormon is “Historical”? A Mystical & Perennialist Perspective
Yes, actually, I think there is a Way. But it's perhaps not the Way that most people think, desire, or hope, but I suggest it is Divine.
When Myths turn from “True” to “False” and a New Mysticomodern Myth
Mythologies run in cycles. We may be in the middle of a massive paradigm shift in the myths which point to our deepest meaning and identity in the cosmos.
The Mysticism of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”
Scrooge is a metaphor of the egoic mind, dismissing mystical experience as pathological.
Did the Ancient Prophets write Literally or Metaphorically?
Some have argued, including myself, that the ancient prophets wrote symbolically, metaphorically, and not literally. But is that really the case?
Is Christianity not Literally True?
I don't think so. But I think it is deeply, absolutely, universally Real. Let me explain.