“Jesus, his religion” by Alan Watts

Video information Alan Wilson Watts (January 6, 1915 — November 16, 1973) was a British philosopher, writer, speaker, and student of comparative religion. He was best known as an interpreter of Asian philosophies for a Western audience. In this video, Alan Watts shared about how the bible was put together by the some people in…

Fundamentalism is a decision to avoid the mystery of the human condition.

This article “The return of the village atheist” addresses the problems with atheist fundamentalism and religious fundamentalism. I agree both types of fundamentalism share the same element of asserting certainty in their own ideology while not accepting any other ideology as true. On one hand, atheist fundamentalism may have a healthy scepticism and doubt against…

Accessing the Mystic – Science and the Sacred

Video information Biologist Rupert Sheldrake and postmodern theologian Matthew Fox, explore the practical aspects of mysticism and the attainment of higher levels of consciousness. Accessing the Mystic 2-DVD Special Expanded Edition is available from http://www.UFOTV.com. I like what Rupert Sheldrake shared in the above video about birds, such as homing pigeons, being able to find…

Was Jesus a mystic?

“A lot of folks will read the word “mysticism” and stop right there having been taught or told that mystics are somehow of an evil vein. The truth is that the heart …when alone….when on knees or prostrate before God…or crying out to Jesus…Mary…whomever, and not following the “diagram” of what the status quo thinks…

Some thoughts about rightly dividing the word of truth

There is a question in Yahoo Answers asking about rightly dividing the word of truth. The asker quoted a number of verses from various translations of the Bible, though it can be hard for us to make a connection to the verses, except only perhaps himself. It can be unpredictable as to where he is…

A christian mystical view of yoga

Someone asked a question in Yahoo Answers: Yoga – does it really cause you to call upon demons? Our pastor did a Wednesday night special Bible study working through Neil T. Anderson’s the “Bondage Breaker”. One of the topics that was brought up was that Christians shouldn’t practice yoga because the different positions cause you…

Reflections on “The Prodigal Prophet” Blog

“I believe that ‘Abba’, the Divine Father, as intimately perceived by Yeshua the Nazarene, is this Ultimate Reality – the answer to our deepest longing; the longing for Love, belonging and wholeness.” – Dylan Morrison I have checked out Dylan Morrison’s blog ‘The Prodigal Prophet‘ and I can relate to his journey from having attended…