Monthly Archives: May 2016

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – Part 2 of 2

  Q: A single point: That which you seek, and that which seeks you are not necessarily the same thing. That which seeks you does not make, cannot make, decisions on your behalf. Whatever you sense to be the case … Continue reading

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IS THE MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE OF REALITY , (MER) A “Spiritual crisis” OR “evolutionary emergence”?

  “Spiritual crisis (also called “spiritual emergency”) is a form of identity crisis where an individual experiences drastic changes to their meaning system (i.e., their unique purposes, goals, values, attitude and beliefs, identity, and focus) typically because of a spontaneous … Continue reading

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ARE MYSTICS PSYCHOTIC? Part One of Two

Philosopher/author Douglas Lockhart adds his thoughts on the subject of “Are Mystics Psychotic?” This is the question that divided Freud and Jung. Freud saw all anomalous psychic/mystic experience in psychotic terms (he was, after all, dealing mostly with actual psychotics), … Continue reading

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ARE MYSTICS PSYCHOTIC? Part Two of Two

  Psychosis or Spiritual Emergence? – Consideration of the Transpersonal Perspective within Psychiatry by Dr. Nicki Crowley ‘Fool’s gold exists because there is real gold’ ~ Rumi As we progress into the 21st century, psychiatry is broadening its repertoire to further … Continue reading

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