Tag Archives: spiritual journey

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

Posted in Consciousness & Spirituality, Contemplation/Meditation, Mind, Mysticism, Oneness, The Mystical Life, Transformation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Mysticism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Journey of Awakening to Mystical Oneness

  Awakening to Mystical Oneness Note: Play back the above music video, and then continue reading below with the music playing in the background. When you awaken to Oneness and personally experience the absolute reality that God is within you as your … Continue reading

Posted in Consciousness & Spirituality, Contemplation/Meditation, Mind, Mysticism, Oneness, The Mystical Life, Transformation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Consciousness & Spirituality, Contemplation/Meditation, Mind, Mysticism, The Mystical Life, Transformation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Up Close with Abbot Thomas Keating

  The following two-part video contains a rare interview where Abbot Thomas Keating talks about his personal background and the mystical transformation he went through prior to entering the religious life.  The interview covers many other things that relate to … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Mysticism of “The Phantom of the Opera”

  Any form or thing can be, and is, a reflection of Spirit, and, as Zen teaches, any activity can become a meditation. When I began to listen intently to the lyrics of the love songs in the stage musical … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

To Know OurSelf Aright Is the Beginning of a Divine Romance

I was inspired by this lovely insightful comment from Contemplative Pathways … “Once the Spirit has you in its hands, you are caught hook, line, and sinker. It grabs hold of all of you, until your inner transformation is made…

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Path of Mysticism: The Self Contemplating Itself

Contemporary mysticism for Truth seekers, aspirants of higher consciousness and spirituality, mystics, and all students of mysticism. Continue reading

Posted in Consciousness & Spirituality, Contemplation/Meditation, Mind, Mysticism, Oneness, The Mystical Life, Transformation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How “The Mystical Path” Came To Be

  A dear friend, Grace, emailed me earlier, as follows: Dear Marc, I started to read your blog. It is so rich and informative. I wonder when you had the time to do all that. I shall go through each … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment