QUESTION: Are you against all religions? ANSWER: Your question lead me into a contemplative reverie that has produced a more … More
“An intelligence of such superiority”
“The scientist’s religious feeling takes the form of a rapturous amazement at the harmony of natural law, which reveals an … More
A NEW REVELATION?
Did I have what Christians would call a new Revelation? I was reading this quotation by Ron Krumpos in his … More
“CONTEMPORARY VIEWS” OF MYSTICISM
Taken with permission from Ron Krumpos’ book, The Greatest Achievement In Life. This free ebook has been downloaded over 70,000 … More
THE GNOSTIC EXPERIENCE – ARE HUMANS RELEVANT?
Some mystics would tell us the only spiritual life worth talking about is the experiential kind, not the religious. Why … More
BELIEVE IN ‘GOD’?
QUESTION: Why shouldn’t I believe in God? ANSWER: My more than 30 years of multiple annual spontaneous mystic experiences of … More
THE BEATITUDES, a mystic view.
Question: What do you think of the Beatitudes? Answer: Eighty-two percent of the words ascribed to Jesus in the gospels … More
WHY CHRISTIANITY FAILED?
Jesus of the Christian Bible told Rabbi Nicodemas that without spiritual birth, it’s impossible to understand His teachings and miracles: … More
MYSTICISM IS NOT CULTURAL.
Cosmic Reality and the mystic expression of that Reality is not cultural, not human at all, any more than a … More
‘ALL IS WELL’ v. ‘WOKE’?
The late British Lord Sacks was an Orthodox rabbi, philosopher, theologian, author, peer and public figure. As the spiritual head of … More
NO COMFORT IN GOD?
An author friend protested when I wrote (https://mysticexperiences.net/2021/09/15/is-reality-god/) I found no ‘God’ or gods in my MERs (mystical experiences of … More
JUST BEING A BETTER HUMAN A WASTE OF TIME?
Q: You say in the introduction to your blog, “You are at the wrong site if you are just seeking … More
There is no such thing. Humans believe anyone who does anything immoral or unethical, anything deliberately harmful physically or mentally, … More
“Stanzas Concerning an Ecstasy Experienced in High Contemplation”
“Stanzas Concerning an Ecstasy Experienced in High Contemplation” By St. JOHN OF THE CROSS I only come across Dr. Saint John … More
SEEKING MEANING By Anthony Garner, zenothestoic.com
Deep in meditative trance a voice, my own perhaps, told me that I sought a god and had always done … More