How a Non-Deist Dances (or does the dishes) with God

When I was in the sixth grade, I saw an angel. At least, that's what I called it. It was in the sky, it was alive, and not a bird or a plane or Superman. Not even a super-something else. It just was. And pretty as it just was. I told my mother who commemorated … Continue reading How a Non-Deist Dances (or does the dishes) with God

I Have Become-A Mystic’s Realization of Self

I'm asked with some frequency if I believe in reincarnation, past lives, life after death, the afterlife, Heaven, and such.  Invariably, my answer goes a little something like this:  "There are, at the very minimum around seven billion expressions of life  (7, 122, 966, 300 by today's population clock at 8:05EST) that flux and flow … Continue reading I Have Become-A Mystic’s Realization of Self

Know ye not that ye are Gods. ~ Moses (the dude, not the dog)

Thomas Merton to Aldous Huxley during their discussion about genuine & pseudo-mysticism:  What I would call a supernatural and mystical experience…has in it very essence some note of a direct spiritual contact of two liberties, a kind of flash or spark which ignites an intuition…plus something much more which I can only describe as “personal”, … Continue reading Know ye not that ye are Gods. ~ Moses (the dude, not the dog)

“If you want peace of mind, I suggest you resign as manager of the Universe.”

That line comes from Dan Millman's Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior.  Here, Mama Chia is reminding Dan that really, seriously, we don't need to do anything. Period. It annoys us humans--particularly those w/ amazing gifts, to think that we don't need to, or in fact, should not DO something.  I bring this up because … Continue reading “If you want peace of mind, I suggest you resign as manager of the Universe.”