My Bio-Spiritual Journey

It happens that I’m applying to a training program for spiritual directors. The program requires submission of a ‘spiritual autobiography.’ Since I began blogging in 2006, my online writings have served to document my growth, and especially my efforts to merge … Continue reading

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A Universe of Love

Does a vision of God prove God exists? For the person who is blessed with such a vision, it seems so, at least for a time. In 2000 a series of mystical experiences left me transformed. How could I doubt … Continue reading

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Praying for Selflessness

Prayer draws us near to our own souls. (Herman Melville) Last time, I made the point that, at their best, religions promote a state of mind that dethrones ego. This elevated mental configuration goes by many names: Christ-consciousness, non dual … Continue reading

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First Love

After perusing a number of texts about spiritual growth, I better understand the universality of my recent stirring mind states. This perspective helps, because it is easy to get carried away after numinous experiences. Hopefully, visitors will forgive my naïve … Continue reading

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Experience to Exegesis

Recent posts have alluded to the ‘awakening’ I experienced during the middle part of January. Perhaps you have noticed that details have been slow in coming. The episode had such impact, and seemed so special, that I’ve wanted to savor … Continue reading

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