It is not something that happens sometime in the future, long after our death, but something which we already are that we may come to realize right now.
The Mysticism of Frozen II: Part 4, Into the Unknown
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.
The Mysticism of “I See the Light” in Disney’s Tangled
This song is almost like a "First Vision" in itself, full of mystical allusions and symbols, suddenly realizing the Light, the Love, the One.
Is Heaven Realized at Death? Are Memories Retained? Why All This?
Do those who suddenly die realize heaven the same as those who die slowly? Will we remember our life, will our experiences be saved? What is the purpose of God incarnating?
Can Atheists be Mystics or have Mystical Experience?
Does mysticism mandate theism? Or can one be an atheistic mystic? Is mysticism either theistic or atheistic, or something else?
The Inverse Proportional Paradox of Seeing Outwardly and Inwardly
It seems the more we see outwardly, the less we see inwardly? Some thoughts on the nature of the veil.
Who is “the Devil”? A Mystical Interpretation
We often think that the "devil" is something or someone else, pointing fingers elsewhere, but what if we look within?
Why Love Another? What for? Mysticism Doesn’t Just Tell Us—It Shows Us!
What is Love? How do we know it? How are we One in it? The mystical experience shows us directly not only what Love is, but that we are Love.
The Mysticism of The Wizard of Oz: Our Journey Home
Have you ever considered that The Wizard of Oz is an excellent example of the Hero's Journey, of the monomyth, of the mystical experience of our journey back Home?
Only God Knows God?
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 [...]