Tag: Catholic Church

The Vatican and Knee-Jerk Reactions: A Dialog in Seeing the Hidden Positive

I wrote the following comment in a FB closed group called "Meet Earth's Cosmic Neighbors."  My comment elicited a few comments.  I selected the one below by Crystal Little to post here since I thought her comment was well thought out and hit the mark.  Thanks for reading. --Doug I totally realize that I'll likely … Continue reading The Vatican and Knee-Jerk Reactions: A Dialog in Seeing the Hidden Positive

Discerning Healthy, Mature Religion that Reconnects to the One Spiritual Path

There is only one path, one way that all beings go through.  The simplicity of the concept is liberating although the path itself is complex.  That spiritual path, the one that must be treaded by all in order to return to Source is this: the basic activation and balancing of the seven energy centers.  That's … Continue reading Discerning Healthy, Mature Religion that Reconnects to the One Spiritual Path

Christianity After Disclosure, Part 1: Not Atonement, But At-One-Ment

Eight in ten people in the world claim to be adherents of a religion with a third of them identifying themselves as Christian. We live in a world on the brink of global disclosure of massive amounts of heretofore hidden information that includes exoplanet life, crimes against humanity, and amazing technological and scientific advances that … Continue reading Christianity After Disclosure, Part 1: Not Atonement, But At-One-Ment

A Holy Merkaba: The Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

I have experienced an interesting development in the noetical world when I pray the Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be. I was taught these prayers as a young kid by my mom and we used to recite the Rosary together, especially during Lent.  I've prayed the Rosary off and on over the years, mostly … Continue reading A Holy Merkaba: The Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Holy Saturday: The Archetypal Jouney Into Brokenness

I am indebted to Cynthia Bourgeault for her books, Wisdom Jesus, and The Meaning of Mary Magdalene: Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity.  In those two books, she offers provocative imagery of Jesus descending into "hell" and witnessing the brokenness there. The witnessing heals. Why? Wounds belong to the separated realms, both in us … Continue reading Holy Saturday: The Archetypal Jouney Into Brokenness

The Eucharist: When the Absolute Overshadows the Relative

Since so much has been written before on the Eucharist, I endeavor to go into different directions than the orthodox, or mainline, understanding. My hope is that my reflection will enhance the mainline meanings as I view them from a "Law of One" lens. If we start from the premise that all is One and that Love expresses … Continue reading The Eucharist: When the Absolute Overshadows the Relative