Skeptic ― The Healthy Mindset for Spiritual Exploration

“A skeptic is one who prefers beliefs and conclusions that are reliable and valid to ones that are comforting or convenient…— Steven Novell

Does skepticism resonate or conflict with your initial view of ideas and beliefs?

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Become a Butterfly, or Die as a Caterpillar

Why would anyone want to become a Butterfly? The transformation of the caterpillar to the butterfly is a painful metamorphosis. So, why would anyone want to become a butterfly?  Simple.  It’s this type of transformation that makes spiritual growth possible.

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Resurrection and Rebirth — Typology of Transformation

The typology for resurrection and rebirth is a well-known rite of passage —

You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame. How could you become new if you haven’t first become ashes?”— Friedrich Nietzsche

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Fire and Drum — Tools for Building Community

The light and warmth of a fire, combined with the rhythm of the drum create an environment to develop common bonds. As a result, fire and drum are the first community building tools.

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