Posts Tagged ‘love’

How is mysticism different from religion? (3)

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Mysticism is an essential element in all religions. However, it can never be the whole content of any religious tradition. This is because religions must be based in a context of history, dogma, and institutions in order to be effective. Religions are a social phenomenon which binds people together in a positive way. However it […]


Healing Shaman

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A meeting with Itara O’connell, healing shaman. ….Enjoy these short excerpts taken from interviews for our upcoming full-length documentary on mysticism. Stay tuned!


Mystical Knowing

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Mary Reed, the “Unwitting Mystic” talks about meditation, contemplation, and the experience of embodiment on the path to mystical knowing. ….Enjoy these short excerpts taken from interviews for our upcoming full-length documentary on mysticism. Stay tuned!


A Life of Faith

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Fr Joe talks about Gods love and a life of faith.


Love Heals

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Fr Joe discusses the healing power of love.


Beauty – The Journey (10)

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Experiencing beauty calls us further into itself, and it leads us deeper into love and gratitude and a sense of meaning in our lives; we need to reclaim it.


Beauty and Darkness (6)

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Beauty can be disturbing, and it is not always associated with morality. But the way we live —our life itself— can become a path to beauty.


In Homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe

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Pilgrims who visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City come from all over Mexico. They make their pilgrimage to the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe as an act of faith, to honor their holy Mother.   When they near the shrine, many walk on their hands and knees into the […]