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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Maturation of the Mind

There is a state of mind, known to religious men, but to no others, in which the … time of tension in our soul is over, and that of happy relaxation, of calm, deep breathing, of an eternal present, with … 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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Where next?

Recent posts have, I hope, demonstrated big changes in my mindset and stability. A profound awakening lifted me out of my rut and set me on a new path. But where is this new road headed? For the past thirty … Continue reading

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