Tag Archives: contemplation

The Heart of All Healing

  Humanly, it is difficult, if not impossible, to understand and realize that we are living the life of the infinite God. We look at our respective human lives, and we do not see a continuity of infinite good. What … 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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Persistence on the Path

(Note: Start playback of the following SoundCloud audio file before you begin to read the blog.) Persevere on the mystical path of life. Practice makes perfect:  Persist with your spiritual practice. Your spiritual practice is the expression of your devotion … Continue reading

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Why Meditate?

  Why should we practice contemplation or meditation? “As revealed in Scripture, God is in the “still small voice,” and so the only form of true prayer is the inner listening ear. It is for this reason that the most … Continue reading

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Ecstasy

Ecstasy: Derived from the Greek ecstasis — to “cultivate a magical, sensuous communion with deity.”No, it is not the drug people mess around with these days to get a high. However, it can feel . . . . . . like a frozen … Continue reading

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Meditating the Presence (JSG)

This is a very good guided meditation (on audio) led by Joel S. Goldsmith, on the subject of practicing or contemplating the presence of God. I have used this particular meditation for years, and I have found it highly effective … Continue reading

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Centering Practices

  There are many, many ways to relax the body/mind, to detach or “disengage from everyday human awareness,” and to center the gravity or focus of awareness, as a preparation for entering the meditative state of mind and to experience … Continue reading

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My Breathing and Smiling Meditation

  I have practiced Thich Nhat Hanh’s breathing meditation technique for years, since I came across it in his book. I adapted and infused the technique with variations of my own over time. It is ideal for centering. Here is … Continue reading

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