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The Sacred Breath: “Two Becoming One” in The Gospel of Philip and The Gospel of Matthew

When it comes to discussions surrounding the enigmatic figure of Mary Magdalene in the Western consciousness, Cynthia Bourgeault’s book on Mary and her role in the ministry of Jesus Continue reading “The Sacred Breath: “Two Becoming One” in The Gospel of Philip and The Gospel of Matthew”

Myth Within Myth: The Prodigal Sons Parable as a Microcosm of the Cosmic Story

The purpose of this essay is to provide a possible explanation as to why particular myth narratives take hold of the collective psyche. Continue reading “Myth Within Myth: The Prodigal Sons Parable as a Microcosm of the Cosmic Story”

Sheepfolds, Palaces, and Leprechauns: A Rebuttal of Curran’s History of Fairies and Religion

In his book, The Truth About Leprechauns, Bob Curran collects and organizes all the extant knowledge we have on these small creatures in fascinating detail. Continue reading “Sheepfolds, Palaces, and Leprechauns: A Rebuttal of Curran’s History of Fairies and Religion”

A compendium of thoughts concerning the link between mind and matter and the inter-connectedness of all things

At the point of cosmic singularity, within the first second, light waves (photons) emerged, charged with all the potentiality of the universe – all the energy currently present in the universe was present – we are told – at those early moments. Continue reading “A compendium of thoughts concerning the link between mind and matter and the inter-connectedness of all things”

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux and “The Great Fog”

When one conjures up images of the great saints of the church, these holy people are often viewed as somehow mystically linked to God, a different breed of human who possess great faith and understanding of the spiritual realm. Continue reading “Saint Thérèse of Lisieux and “The Great Fog””

The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 4): Prodigal Imprints in John 8

The story of the woman caught in adultery in John 8 serves many fascinating purposes within John’s narrative, and functions as a story about forgiveness. Continue reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 4): Prodigal Imprints in John 8”