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The Path in Autumn

Once again, it is that magical golden time of the year when the spiritual journey takes us through the autumnal season of transformation and letting go. This is The Mystical Path in autumn. The path is now strewn with the … Continue reading

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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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The Four Consents

In his Spiritual Journey series of retreat conference lectures, Fr. Keating speaks of four (4) “consents” that an individual is expected to make at certain stages of life, in order to develop fully into a spiritually mature human person. [The … 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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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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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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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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A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey

The Long Trek to the Land Flowing with Milk and Honey Photographs can be more descriptive and evocative of events than words can be, like the photograph of three-year old Aylan Al-Kurdi whose body was washed ashore on a beach … 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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The Devil, Demonic Possession, and We

On Facebook, where we maintain a presence, a recent chat transpired between a “mystical aspirant” and me about the subjects of the devil and the demonic possession. I am sharing and reproducing the Facebook conversation here. The Mystical Path (TMP): … Continue reading

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