by Doug Esse The following is my response to a Facebook post for a Progressive Catholic group. The question posed was: "Do you think that the virginal conception of Jesus is pure myth, a tall tale or legend, or real? Can it be proven historically? Can it be proven with exact certitude? Thoughts?" This question … Continue reading Was Jesus Conceived by the Holy Spirit or by Natural Means?: A Reflection Informed by Law of One and Spiral Dynamics
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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 I … Continue reading Hell, Heaven, Christianity, and the Way of Oneness: A Both/And Approach to an Outdated Theology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
An article by Doug Esse The inspiration of this article comes from a dream. I offer this account and information in the spirit that it was given to me: one of deep love, gratitude, joy, centered, peace, and perspective. I'll not give lots of details of the dream for much of that is personal and subjective … Continue reading The Accuser and the Advocate in the Theater of Third Density: A Reflection on the Nature of “Evil”
By Doug Esse The following is a list of Law of One material quotes that highlight foundational themes for me. As someone from the mystical Christian background, these main themes which I found in the Law of One helped me to trust Ra's metaphysics. I referenced them in my interview with Rick Archer at Buddha … Continue reading Law of One References the Infinite Creator as Reality that Is Triune, Personal, and Ankh-Shaped.
Article by Doug Esse The following is my reflection of Mark 1:14-15. I share it here in the spirit of living the law of one in a fuller way. For those who have a Christian background, you may find this of interest. As you read the verse below, what would be your interpretation? "After John … Continue reading Companionship of Empowerment and the Tone Poem (1): The Good News Through Engaging the Physical World
Article by Doug Esse The word, "vocation," means a divine calling. We all have several vocations going on and it is a spiritual task (and joy) to discover them and to live from their epicenter of power, meaning, and perspective. One vocation that I have always felt but only recently have been able to articulate … Continue reading The Vocation of Sacramental Transmutation: Holy Feelers In World Out of Balance
Article by Doug Esse Say out loud, "In union with the Creator's Transcendence (right hand to 6th chakra), Incarnation (right hand to 2nd chakra), and Indwelling Presence (both hands crossed over heart chakra). Amen. I begin this brief reflection with a "sign" that utilizes the mind, body, and spirit together while vocalizing words that proclaim … Continue reading Luminous Darkness: Encountering the Law of One Through Letting Go