The paradox of religion

Religion is antithetical and inimical to knowing God because the harder we try to know God through religion – whether in terms of doctrines or rituals or rites or institutions and so on – the further we move away from the intuitive knowledge of God. Similarly, the more we try to be godly or saintly,…

Only breath ~ Rumi

Here’s sharing this inspirational video on Rumi’s poem. I too believe we are all connected and bound to God and to one another at the most fundamental level – by our breath or ruah or life force or Spirit. Video information One of 21 video poems in Four Seasons Productions newly released Moving Poetry Series…

Rumi ~ The Alchemy of Love

You come to us from another world; From beyond the stars and a void of space Transcendent, pure – of unimaginable beauty. Bringing with You the essence of Love. You transform all who are touched by You – Mundane concerns, troubles and sorrows dissolve in Your presence Bringing joy to ruler & ruled, to peasants…

Can we relax in God instead of killing ourselves trying to find God?

I have read the contemplative blog “The Divine Touch” by Dylan Morrison and I agree that God/Divine is already in us and we are also already in God, and separation is an illusion that has been perpetuated by many leaders in organised religions who often attempt to sell their concept of an external god through…

The amazing reality of our inner universe

I’ve come to a place where I see God as our highest self, dwelling in our highest consciousness, where the heavenly places are. I see Christ as that aspect of our consciousness representing our true identity coming from heaven above (our highest consciousness) to where we were on earth (our lower consciousness) to awaken us…

Reflections on Rumi’s Poetry

I have given each being a separate and unique way of seeing and knowing and saying that knowledge. What seems wrong to you is right for him. What is poison to one is honey to someone else. Purity and impurity, sloth and diligence in worship, these mean nothing to me. I am apart from all…