Mystery and Mysticism

Not long ago I had an interesting conversation with someone who told me that she had no tolerance for mysticism because it was based on intellectual laziness. She said that it involved glorifying mystery rather than viewing it… Continue Reading »

Learning from the Mystics

Most Christians find the mystics somewhat . . . let’s say, mystifying.  Their language often makes it hard to identify with them, their lifestyle seems out of sync with modernity and their message simply doesn’t seem relevant to… Continue Reading »

The Illusion of Separateness

Charles Eisenstein is a spiritual writer and modern day prophet.  His last two books – The Ascent of Humanity: Civilization and the Human Sense of Self, and Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Community in an Age of Transition… Continue Reading »

The Journey of Human Becoming

Being human is a journey of becoming.  Humans are not yet at birth what we have the capacity to be fully become.  Newborns may contain the possibilities for mature personhood but they do not show any of the… Continue Reading »