Category Archives: mysticism

“The Next Stop Will Be…”

Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed— in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised … Continue reading

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Is It Live….?

Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival.  They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.”  John 12:19-21 (NIV) Give … Continue reading

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Afraid of the Dark?

He reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with him.  Daniel 2:22 (NIV) The dark is the place we must go to if we’re to grow into what God has destined us to be. … Continue reading

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Honoring the Voice

When we create, we speak. Whether if one’s a photographer (like me), painter, sculptor, poet, writer, musician, dancer, whatever. Any creative act is speaking.  Better yet, I believe that the creative is a prophet which brings forth the Divine Creative … Continue reading

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God as Mystery?

This post is kind of a headscratcher, so please bear with me. For as long as there has been religion, we’ve had many ways of describing God: Father, Mother, Lover, It, Void, Nature, the Highest Good, the Ultimate Reality…the list … Continue reading

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A Prayer

Oh Divine Beloved, let me be the me You created me to be-to live from my heart.  Wrap Yourself around me in Divine intimacy, empowering me: To live with gratitude and humility. To explore the unknown-to go where no one else … Continue reading

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What I Believe: Spirituality: Mystery; Transcendence; and Wonder

These beliefs are the foundation of my spiritual life.  Rather appropriate that I do this post on a Sunday. True fellowship with the Divine encompasses these four beliefs. I desire Spirituality over “religion”.  True Spirituality is living and fluid, whereas … Continue reading

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