December 4, 2018

Advent prepares us for the birth of Christ at Christmas. The Catholic liturgical calendar describes Advent in these words: “While remembering His first coming, we also look forward to the return of our Savior.” But, isn’t Jesus present in our hearts at all times, through prayer and especially during the Consecration? Read more

November 27, 2018

St. Gregory of Palamas, a Christian mystic of the Byzantine era, would sit in his monk cell atop Mount Athos, Greece, with his “heart” in his navel, silently praying to Jesus Christ. And God’s uncreated light and energies were revealed to him as the light that shone on Mount Tabor at the Transfiguration of Christ. Read more

November 20, 2018

November is dedicated to remembering those on the other side of the veil. As a Celt and a catholic priest, I do not believe in an afterlife; not because I don’t believe that the soul survives death; I do; but because there is no after, there is only one life – one single life – which is the energy that emanates from Source. Read more

November 13, 2018

The entire purpose of life in Jesus’ teaching, in Buddhism and in Hinduism, is to come fully awake to who we really are and why we incarnated, in order to help shift the psyche of the planet into Christ Consciousness. Alas, the vast bulk of us are asleep at the wheel. Read more

November 7, 2018

Jesus’ mission was to preach ‘good news’ and to heal sickness. Through his teachings and actions, he demonstrated the fact that ‘good news’ must continue to evolve in order to be ‘good’ and ‘new’ in all eras. He wasn’t giving us a new law, he was advocating a new mindset – a ‘Christ Consciousness’ mindset. Read more

October 31, 2018

The ecological problem is simply what a pervasive, species-wide “spiritual laziness” looks like, as it affects the physical planet and its flora and fauna. But, it is not enough to simply focus on one symptom, we must look at the entire syndrome and its root causes. Read more

October 16, 2018

If the perimeter of the cross section of a brain is, indeed, infinite, does that mean that it contains infinite intelligence and so is omniscient, like God? Read more

October 10, 2018

Even when we agree on a vision of reality, and we must to some extent in order to maintain a functioning society, they are others elsewhere, for whom our reality may make little or no sense. Yet, we are all human beings. How does this happen? Read more

October 4, 2018

A tidal wave came crashing in on me. Then suddenly I found myself standing on an outdoor stage, holding my brother’s hand. I was a widowed silhouette, covered in black. And then I woke up. It was just a lucid dream! Read more

September 26, 2018

Eons-worth of survival conditioning leave virtually all organisms — banana slug to rocket scientist — predisposed to react impulsively to any perceived threat, whether real or imagined. Nonetheless, I believe a few simple principles can go a long way toward mitigating the problem of fake news. Read more

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