Category Archives: Mind

The Tao Te Ching

Taoism is the mysticism that is indigenous to China. It predates Christianity by at least five hundred years in terms of its first written source. Taoist teachings are attributed to a Chinese sage called Lao Tzu. They are compiled and … Continue reading

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A Contemplative Conversation

The following is a compilation of dialogues I had with someone over the recent weeks. The compilation was made by that person, who decided to put together the substantive portions of the spiritual conversations we had. In his own words: … Continue reading

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Meditate Thru, a Step at a Time

You can take baby steps or grab little snack bites of spiritual morsels and refreshment frequently throughout your day by practicing the presence of God, especially if you are a newbie or beginner to meditation.   (We recommend a book by … Continue reading

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What Centering Is and Is Not

Technically, centering is NOT meditation.  This is a very important distinction every student of meditation should know and discern, because many students are misled into thinking that their initial or introductory centering practice is already the very practice of meditation, … Continue reading

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Grace and Healing as Fruitage

Grace and healing are the fruitage of our meditation practice. (Enhance your reading experience; let the music below play in the background as you read.) [Acknowledgement to SoundCloud user252443097 from San Jose, Costa Rica, for the music.] A life of … Continue reading

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Illusion Busting

Take a quick glance at the photograph below. The picture above is a perfect example of something “illusory.” You tend to see something that is not so. You definitely might see something shockingly unbelievable or unreal at first glance. But … Continue reading

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To Kiss or Not to Kiss

Kissing helps us find the right partner – and keep them What’s in a kiss? A study by Oxford University researchers suggests kissing helps us size up potential partners and, once in a relationship, may be a way of getting … Continue reading

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The Story of the Magi

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star … Continue reading

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Just A Minute

JUST ONE MINUTE. Let’s do this simple spiritual gesture for good in our world. 🙂 There are 1,440 minutes in a 24-hour day. Of those 1,440 minutes, spend just one (1) minute calmly, silently, quietly remembering that: “God-activity is the … Continue reading

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Webinar Series on Contemporary Mysticism

A  joyous greeting to all followers, friends, patrons and visitors of our site, The Mystical Path. Beginning this year, we plan to open and start a series of small, intimate online seminar-workshops over the Internet (webinars) on the theme of … Continue reading

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