Holidays or holy days are Festivals are communal celebrations of significant events. Eight special Christian celebrations derive their sources from traditions that existed long before Christianity. Come and learn about the pagan connections to some of the leading Christian holidays.
The inverse relationship of faith and reason is a disturbing but predictable finding. The more you rely on belief, the less you use rational thinking processes. Scary, isn’t it. Find out how you can minimize the effects of this condition.
There are essential distinctions between enlightenment and enchantment. Find out where you are on this continuum of awareness.
Love and hate are just some of the ingredients that go into perception; our memory and imagination get involved too. We don’t see stuff, it’s an act of creation, and every memory is an act of imagination.
Here is a simple but effective analogy to help you understand and remember the various approaches to the subject of spirituality.
Who, what, where, when, and why. Add the prefix “we are” to all, and you have all the essential questions about life. They represent the truth seeker’s perspective.
“Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason provides us with a basis for understanding the ineffable nature of the divine. As Kant observes, our experience comes to us within the fields of time and space.” — Joseph Campbell
Some sages say true freedom is learning to observe the active mind, the “thinking machine,” the Observer. Others say to be free; we must reject the cultural narrative. Which approach is better? Are they two different things or just different methods?
Learn to be both gentle and powerful because It promotes the harmonization of external and internal energies. It is the key to balancing these opposing elements. See how this can benefit your life.
To underestimate is to miscalculate and misjudge. To do so is a grievous error that will cost you dearly. What are you miscalculating?