The above heading is a statement that has been made by many spiritual teachers, including Mooji (who I have accepted as my teacher). In this article I just wanted to talk about how this statement applies to the topic of comparative religion at large. 1,912 more words
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Happy Samhain. Happy Halloween.
In my life, I apply a principle that respects that time and space are always shifting and changing. We understand them by constructing meaning and applying it to them. 1,027 more words
Labels are tricky creatures.
Used wrongly, they can be incredibly harmful. Used correctly, they have the ability to inform and helpfully categorize. In faith-based circles, labels are used to help serve as a spoken or written shorthand that summarizes what we believe much faster than a paragraph or a list. 914 more words
On interpretations of Scripture: Why many religious conservatives and progressives misread ancient texts, and misunderstand religion in general:
The following is a (somewhat) condensed adaption of a recent add-on I wrote for my upcoming book “The Web Unwoven”, the last extra material I wanted to add prior to publication. 13,472 more words
For quite some time I have been intending to write articles to deal with the origins and religious significance of Christmas and Easter. Every year like clockwork, out come the articles, videos and memes, some of which give a bad representation of half-truths claiming that Christmas and Easter are both pagan, and the others again giving half of the story in claiming that they are not. 1,403 more words