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 When we encounter something like the Law of One material, it can be freeing. Other nondual sources, whether conventional, esoteric, or somewhere in between (which is "mesoteric," by the way), can also free us conceptually, especially if we grew up with religion at the immature and punitive levels. It doesn't get … Continue reading What’s the Foundation Upon Which You Stand?
Article by Doug Esse In honor of the Holy Trinity Sunday, I am reposting something I recently wrote as a dialog between a theology-minded friend and myself. Thank you for reading.... _________________ The following may be of interest to a few. It is a dialog between a fellow member of small online community for those … Continue reading The Trinity: The Nature of God and God’s Creation
An Article by Doug Esse . The following is taken from an email dialog with a friend regarding three things: 1) that all familiar feeling of powerlessness; 2) powerful base emotions such as grief, anger, and shame; and 3) ways to appropriate those two within the spiritual life based upon living out the Law of … Continue reading When I Feel Powerless: A View on Living the Law of One
Article by Doug Esse The following may be of interest to a few. It is a dialog between a fellow member of small online community for those interested in both Christianity and the Law of One. ___________ Friend: Doug, your summary (*see below) of Christianity and the Law of One: The Jesus Event is really … Continue reading A Dialog about the Trinity and the Law of One
Article by Doug Esse (Brief Bio: I have always been interested in the nexus of spirituality and psychology. Born of a mystical nature, I have enjoyed exploring spirituality in both the exoteric and esoteric levels. I discovered the Law of One in 2013 and have found it congruent with mystical Christianity. My vocation is be … Continue reading A Christmas Message for the Seeker Community: Allowing Logoic Love to Enter and Transform
Author: Doug Esse The following is yet another attempt to flesh out some thoughts on the Law of One and the triune nature of the One Infinite Creator. Nothing gives more pleasure than to ponder the unponderable, and words (and graphics!) are just approximations; poor attempts at grappling with the nature of Being and Becoming. … Continue reading Law of One Graphics of the Triune Nature of the Infinite Creator
Author: Doug Esse The Christian notion of the Trinity is simply the "formula" or "pattern" that must exist in order for there to be creation. The following is my attempt to graph this out in simplistic ways. Don't get caught up in the words, especially "Father" or "Son" but rather, notice the ungirding dynamic at … Continue reading The Trinity as the Infinite Creator Experiencing Itself: Love!
Author: Doug Esse The following is my own pass at the Law of One. I ask the reader for forgiveness for my own limitations in understanding it and in relating it to you. However, it is with great joy that I endeavor to do so since few things have brought me so deeply into joy … Continue reading The Law of One: An Encounter
Article by Doug Esse, MA, MSW, LCSW There are over two billion Christians in the world who claim to follow Jesus of Nazareth. Exploring who this man was and what the Infinite Creator was doing through him is of paramount importance. The following is my own limited interpretation on that exploration. This essay is an … Continue reading Who Was Jesus? The Logos and the Path of the Heart