The Spiritual Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
William van Dusen Wishard explained the Jungian perspective. “What Jung sees happening in our era is that the Self, the central archetype of order and meaning has been activated in the collective unconscious. And when the Self becomes activated, it means a change in the collective world view…a new God image, a new relationship to the Divine.”
Thoughts on Emerging from the Shadow
All genuine spiritual practice plays into the Awakening, and people in every faith are experiencing this like never before. The photons of light and enlightenment are onrushing….
I do not presume to understand the fullness of this process. I only know it is observable, verifiable and wonderful to behold in its varied manifestations. For me the whole blessed phenomenon takes a prominent place on the shelf of Holy Mystery.
The Age of Alchemy and The Violet Flame
A friend of mine recently discovered a beautiful restaurant, spa and bookstore in Old Prague called The Alchemist. People flock to the place to experience its atmosphere of ancient mystery, old books and magic. We are still seeking out the answers to the mysteries of life. One of the greatest spiritual gifts mankind has received […]
A Spiritual Solution for a Spiritual Crisis
I would like to add a comment on the entry regarding the massacre of the innocents in Norway. We see many events taking place in the world and feel powerless against them. But this powerlessness is the result of the projections of those who seek control for their fear of freedom. I am immediately reminded […]
A New Keynote in Times of Transition
As Dannion Brinkley says, ” If God could not be here today, and He sent you, what difference has God made?” We are our brothers and sister’s keepers. Hold a hand, soothe a heart, bake bread, weed a garden, make tea, take someone to an errand, and be the difference.
Astrology and Alchemy for the Healing of our World
We are posting this essay from our friends at Starfires Astrology. This blog gives key information for our nation and world in terms of astrology, personal and planetary transformation and transmutation. Learn more about the alchemy of the violet flame and the power of this new spiritual dispensation. The Violet Flame was first given in […]
Awakening to the Fire of Reality
Awakening To The Fire Of Our Reality “Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God, But only he who sees takes off his shoes; The rest sit around it and pluck blackberries.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning Moses met the Eternal God in the burning bush. When Moses asked His Name, He said, […]
Security Versus Personal Liberty
The latest public upset over recent TSA security implementations underscores the inherent tension between the need of the individual for freedom and the state for absolute control. At the founding of the United States, our security was at an all time low with Britain, the world’s superpower of the time, still desiring to hold the […]
A Stronger Spiritual Caravan
A caravan crossing the trackless wastes is stronger when the company is many although each may have a separate mission, an individual interest, and at the end of the journey each may pursue a different course. -Morya: Letter of April 1, 1952 to Mrs. Ballard of I AM Activity and to the heads of the Theosophical Society, […]
Near Death Experience reveals the Violet Flame
A riveting account of a near death experience is given in a book called Secrets of the Light. Dannion Brinkley describes his shocking experience of death and of his consciousness or soul passing out of his body -more than once- and exploring the mysteries just beyond our daily level of reality. Dannion saw the crystalline […]