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About God

In speaking with my student Jacqueline today about God, the conversation got around to Where is God?  This is a tricky subject because we cannot really locate God within linear time-dimensional space reality.  God is not a matter to be found within a materialistically based locale. In like manner, Sprit cannot be defined through the laws of quantum physics. Read more »

The 10 Cosmic Laws: Living an Integrated Spiritual Life

 

The 10 Laws/Commandments are divided into two distinct sequences of five each.  In iconography they are usually depicted thus:                   

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Gift of the Magi

Here is an imagery exercise for the Christmas Holiday Read more »

Eve's Error and the Apple Logo

 To my thinking, Apple’s famous logo of a bitten apple is more a symbol of death than that of knowledge.  In taking that first bite of the apple, Eve birthed not only civilization, but introduced life and death.  In contrast to our world, Eden was a realm of no time -- of eternal life.  At the moment Eve succumbed to the serpent’s suggestion to eat of the apple and to “become as God,” death entered the picture.  Read more »

Spiritual Practice: Welcoming the Guests of Life

Back in 1974-75 studying with Colette, she declared that we are to say “yes” to life. It is a principle and practice of the Monotheistic Spirituality. She referenced Deuteronomy 30 as a source for that wisdom.  Playing it forward to now, I came across a poem by Rumi, the revered mystic Islamic poet, called The Guest House. Here, he advises us to say “yes” to life by imaging ourselves as a guesthouse and by welcoming all visitors through our front door no matter who they areRead more »

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