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An Experiment in Divine Wisdom

Sufis say that the source of all wisdom is God and that when mystical unveiling dissolves our mistaken identity, we will find that our own consciousness and being are in fact God’s Consciousness and Being. Wisdom flows from that unity.

Rumi tells us,
…when you look for God
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The Ultimate Purpose of Aging

For most of our evolution, humans knew aging as painful and progressive decline. Coping with the inevitable scourge of senescence, we were, sometimes at least, treated more respectively by family, strangers and society (i.e., dismissed as real equals). Eventually, however, all succumbed to the grim and moldering agencies senectitude. But this is a  Read More 
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You Are Already There

God's consciousness is everywhere, I sense it. It's my consciousness, too. My being us God’s being, I feel this profoundly. Such ecstasy! Such love! This is not hard. You can do it too. We make Self-realization seem difficult by thinking about it too much. Stop thinking. What you sense in pure consciousness without  Read More 
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A New Understanding of Soul

This blog may surprise you. It's about the mystical neuropsychology. While the theory is still very new, it has incredible implications.

As you probably know, the higher cognitive functions in humans are divided between the two cerebral hemispheres of the brain. The left side deals with speech, language, logic, reasoning, and storytelling - all  Read More 
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Mystical Activism is Not Passivity

Mystical Activism is not passivity in the face of injustice or violence; rather it's the deepest kind of intervention. It's not meant to replace traditional activism but to guide, support and infuse it with loving spiritual values and mystical awareness of divine being. We respond with divine love, clarity of perception, and action stirred  Read More 
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Who Is God?

In my soul, God not only gives birth to me as His son, He gives birth to me as Himself, and Himself as me…Our truest I is God.
Meister Eckhart

I am the fiery life of the essence of God.
Hildegard of Bingen

Whoever drinks from my mouth will become like me; I  Read More 
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Releasing the Power of Love in Aging


Releasing the Power of Love in Aging
Divine consciousness is a two-edged sword. It releases me to melt into God but it also deconstructs the familiar self - the fiction of identity, time and story that drove the lifelong project of "me." As we age, the self-idea becomes an albatross, an anchor, a strait-jacket,  Read More 
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Love and The Divine Human

The Divine Human
In experiencing our mystical essence, we soon discover the subtle energies of divine rising inside in tendrils of love that spread through the body. We melt the separate mental self-construction into the thought-free divine Ground of Being that we lost touch with when we created a separate identity. From this reunion,  Read More 
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The Spiritual Tower of Babel

Charismatic megachurch preachers, spirituality pop stars, the latest neuroscience proclamations, and the multiplicity of religious theologies…with so many competing versions of "truth" the world creates another Tower of Babel, ignoring the mystics who speak only one language - the language of direct experience. And their message is this: Return to center of consciousness  Read More 
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In the Silence of a Sunday...

In the silence of a Sunday I hear the ticking of the aging clock - time slowly passing, the clock itself deteriorating, the whole experience becoming a peaceful river carrying me to the end, and the beginning. In its gentle flow, I have no agenda and no desires. I come to rest in a sea of Divine Consciousness ignoring  Read More 
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