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 I … Continue reading Hell, Heaven, Christianity, and the Way of Oneness: A Both/And Approach to an Outdated Theology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
Summary by Doug Esse The Law of One material has some interesting things to say about dreams. Here is my brief summary along with the specific sessions in the Law of One material. _____________________ "Dreaming in an activity of communication through the veil of the unconscious mind and the conscious mind" .Each person's unconscious is … Continue reading Law of One and Dreams
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.