Be Better Today Than Yesterday

I’ve dove deep into the mystic landscape of the Semitic Traditions as of late. Mostly, because I am an ultra dork who loves meditative practices, but… and this is a huge but… they’re not very practical for the average person. So, let’s remedy that and take a very practical look at what I consider to […]

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JACOB BOEHME AND THE VIRGIN SOPHIA

“Dear Soul! Here sincerity is required: but sincere and determined will must prosecute this or else it will not be achieved. For, if the Soul wants to gain Christ’s knightly crown from the Virgin Sophia, she (i.e. the Soul) must woo it from her (i.e. the Virgin Sophia) with great Love-desire. She must beg for […]

THE PATTERN OF RELIGION

Probably the most “unchristian” thing I have ever said is that we aren’t here to argue down others with our religious rightness and convert them to our way of thinking. In fact, I don’t think people of faith should waste their breath preaching. People can only grasp what they understand. Even then they only ask […]

LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD

Our love lives can feel like a title bout match with a heavyweight at times. We’ll recover from one emotional blow just to be blindsided by another right hook to the jaw. No matter how much we posture and shuck and jive the hits just keep on hitting. We find ourselves regrouping in the corner […]

PUT LOVE INTO ACTION

I think it’s natural for us to struggle with heartache and devotion. So many of us have these preconceived notions of what love is supposed to be. We get caught up in the glamorous bits and pieces looking for it to make us feel stupendous all the time. A quick look at how we define […]

THE UNDIVIDED MIND OF GOD

CARNAL MINDS AND COSMIC LIES Duality it the greatest lie ever told. Never before has something so damaging to our psyches defined, not only our history, but our very way of thinking as well. This ‘either-or’ ego-minded mentality rests at the root of most of our problems today. Look at the classic example of duality […]

WHAT MATTERS MOST

Let’s skip over every ones political dispositions and cut to the chase about what matters most. It’s not my intention to kick the hornets nest. Everything that follows is the result of what I feel to be spiritually sound; love being what matters the most in our lives. We humans are social creatures who need […]