By Doug Esse The following meditation and exercise is my response to a spiritual seeker who admits they struggle with an "overly open heart," and has lived from a bit of the ol' martyr complex. Though I have never written out an exercise like the one below, I have verbally utilized similar kinds of meditations … Continue reading A Meditation for Balancing the Energy Centers as Informed by Counseling and the Law of One
Article by Joseph Dartez Doug Esse here. I saw Joseph's great response to a question about Wanderers in a Facebook forum and asked him if I could publish it. With his permission, here it is. ____________________ Wanderers incarnate with three basic types of service missions. I will list them in their order of priority: Primary … Continue reading What Do Wanderers Do?
Article by Doug Esse First, I would like to say that this quick exploration is not exhaustive, academic, nor authoritative. Secondly, the summaries below are my own interpretations based upon careful reading of the Law of One material and my extensive experience as a mental health professional. However, I invite you to draw your own … Continue reading The Green Ray Energy Center: Living the Law of One Wholeheartedly
By Doug Esse Spiral Dynamics is a psychological and sociological system developed by psychologist, Dr. Clare Graves based upon research he and his team conducted between 1950's and 1960's. Later, it was developed by psychologist, Dr. Don Beck and Christopher Cowan, into a coherent system that maps different levels of consciousness present in both the … Continue reading Spiral Dynamics, Introduction: Implications On Living the Law of One
By Doug Esse Moving From Atonement to At-One-Ment As a younger person, Good Friday was a time when I was supposed to feel deeply grateful for Jesus taking on my sins upon a horrible death upon the cross. The feelings were a mixture of gratitude, guilt, shame, and resolve. But once I no longer believed … Continue reading Good Friday’s Revelation
By Doug Esse The following is taken from my Facebook response to a question asked by a seeker who wondered about how theologian and renowned teacher on nondual Christianity, Richard Rohr, asserts that there is no "hell." My response was worded for readers who likely are open-minded but more comfortable within conventional belief systems. I … Continue reading Hell, Heaven, Christianity, and the Way of Oneness: A Both/And Approach to an Outdated Theology
Article by Doug Esse How do we hold the paradoxes together? Many new agers feel liberated through leaning into spirituality while rejecting religion. I sure understand the impulse. On the other hand, many religious people criticize new age spirituality as lacking a rootedness and meaningful anchors onto which we cling when life really gets hard … Continue reading Is Your Spirituality Rooted, Embodied, and Able to Hold Paradoxes with an Open Heart?
Article by Doug Esse The following is taken from an email exchange I had with a Catholic priest about the future of Christianity. I speak about ET, reincarnation, and inner planes work as being normal phenomena for a future Christianity. This email is redacted to make sense to the reader. ________________ I would see myself … Continue reading A Letter to a Catholic Priest about the Future of Christianity: The Law of One as the Perennial Philosophy
Redacted by Doug Esse Sometimes it is helpful to use our creativity to engage well-known spiritual ideas or prayers from a new perspective. In the Gospel of Matthew (6:9-13), Jesus tells those who were following him, "your Father knows what you need before you ask." He then invites them to pray in a way that … Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer Reinterpreted from a Law of One Perspective