The recent film Bliss depicts a core philosophy in mysticism, which is the unity of opposites, and the knowability of those opposites.
Many people want to know the ultimate nature of the universe, the ultimate reality. Many seek it through science. But mysticism and contemplation may offer the Way that actually realizes that One, which is Love.
Some think we have to qualify for God's Love, that it is something God only gives through religious obedience. Mysticism says not quite.
Many people want to reduce our life and consciousness to the physical brain today, but I think we can go much deeper to the Source of our Life and all things.
What is there to do if we are already inseparable from the One? If we are already That, what could we do?
Some thoughts about our thoughts, about their relative nature, their complementary nature, and how even seemingly contradictory thoughts may both be valid in a transcendent sense.
A translation of Joseph Smith's insights, about the power of spiritual influence, and how it can easily be lost by ego.
I suggest that details in the accounts show that Joseph Smith experienced theosis or divinization in the First Vision, realizing his Oneness in God, or Christ living in him.
Many analogies can be used to help describe our nature, reality, the mind, and consciousness. Here are a few using waves.
We seem to often think that Jesus always knew perfectly that he was One in God, and that this realization never wavered his entire life. But did it?