A mystic’s toolkit

Old style mystics withdrew from the world into monasteries or convents, or they lived as hermits in a cave or a hut a long way from civilization.

Modern day mystics are called to embark on the journey in the middle of things. It’s no longer about running away, it’s about finding yourself right where you are.

Old style mystics relied on prayer, fasting, and isolation. They turned away from the experience of everyday life.

Today’s mystics are called to embrace the experience of everyday life, so you’ll need to use some different tools. Continue reading “A mystic’s toolkit”

The mystical journey

It’s not about finding God. That’s an impossible task.

That which is, otherwise known as God and a host of other names, reveals itself to anyone who takes the journey inspired by the question: Who am I?

That’s the mystical journey.

The point of the mystical journey is not to find God but to become known by God, and the only way you can come to that is to know yourself. Continue reading “The mystical journey”