Why Being a Good Girl or Boy Will Not Get You Up There to Heaven

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So we are continuing our journey of radical transformation through the logions of the Gospel of Thomas, with logion 3.Jesus said: “If those who lead you proclaim to you: ‘The realm is in the sky,’ then the birds of the sky will enter before you.  If they proclaim to you: ‘It is in the sea,’ then the fish will enter before you.  Rather, the realm is within you and outside of you.  When you come to know yourselves, then you will be known, and you will realize that you are the children of the Li … [Read more...]

To be a Christian is to be a Mystic

In my last post, I wrote of the passing of imperial Christianity, and the archetype of the Cosmic Christ that lies, largely ignored, at the mystic heart of the Christian tradition. But while the mystic experience of cosmic connection has been viewed with suspicion by the institutional church, it has not vanished!John Dominic Crossan,  in his book In Search of Paul, concludes thus: “Does Paul think, therefore, that only mystics can be Christians, and that all Christians must be mystics? In a w … [Read more...]

From Christianity to Christ Path and the Help of Mysticism

The Christ Path Seminars begin with a searching question: The world as we knew it is passing. What sort of humans must we become to co-create a just, sustainable and spiritually awakened society in its place?We’re talking about a new, evolving humanity, and what might this begin to look like? Where are the seeds all around us to grow us at this time? Thomas Berry puts it this way, and I think this is encouraging, almost optimistic, at a time such as we live in today. He says: “The dark per … [Read more...]


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