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Dropping Your Sunglasses.

Mammy was the family saint. She always had a smile, a cheery, chatty story, and a deep peace. But she was also profoundly intuitive, perhaps even psychic. 765 more words

Contemplative Essays


I’ve had numerous incidents of bilocation in my life, but here is one of the most dramatic ones: I was working at a camera shop then. 121 more words


Wayne Teasdale and Matthew Fox on inter-spiritual living

In The Mystic Heart (2001), Wayne Teasdale says, “The real religion of humankind can be said to be spirituality itself, because mystical spirituality is the origin of all the world religions. 130 more words

Spiritual Development

Just Who Do You Think You Are?

Day #2 of “the match game”, or, Let’s Wreck It.

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Tearing south on upper Peach Street, Slumtown’s answer to Telegraph Road and any generic mall complex beat from Charlotte to Fairfax – to Lowe’s, again, because one more gallon paint. 760 more words


Jacob Mercer

To what extent is the mystical experience a source of happiness in Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself?”  Does cosmic consciousness in place of ego consciousness leave room for a joyous self to be celebrated? 18 more words

The Message.

This week, the new Avengers blockbuster came out swinging. Everybody who could get to Hollywood for the premiere showed up. And, the mesmerizing voice of Ultron, in his live-streamed interview on the Big Red Rug, gave Marvel credit for “creating anticipation” like nobody else. 1,332 more words

Contemplative Essays