It can be difficult to understand the difference between organized religion and the mystical experience. An analogy can help.
Separation seems to be a theme that shows up in every spiritual tradition, and the overcoming of it to union is the goal of the seeker.
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?
What are we to do in our precarious climate situation today? It's easy to feel powerless, helpless. Perhaps we should surrender to that, and fall into a Grace larger than ourselves.
What is God's relationship with nature? Is God supernatural or natural? Or both?
We are not independent of nature, nor are we the cause of our self, but rather we arise in a deeper Source. That is our true Self.
Did the idea of "God" only arise with humans? And if so, what does that say about the reality of God, and our relationship with God?
Many people don't like the way that HBO's television drama Game of Thrones is turning out. Is there a deeper moral here?
A beautiful poem about the interconnections in reality, and some thoughts about our place in that web of life.
Did Jesus come back from the dead, or should we look deeper for the truth of resurrection?