Response by Doug Esse The following is a question/response on a Facebook page dedicated to discussing Richard Rohr's work. My response follows the question below. ________ Does anyone remember if RR has ever commented or taught on the verses in Luke 12:51-53 where Jesus talks about him bringing division between family members? These verses are … Continue reading Jesus Asserts He Brings Division Between Family Members Because Wholehearted People’s Freedom Can Be Threatening
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Article by Doug Esse Many people are finding or forming spiritual communities that resonate with their spiritual goals. Some people feel the freedom to maintain their participation with conventional models of religion while enjoying parallel experiences in non-conventional groups. I’m one of these, actually. In my own parallel spiritual community, we maintain a lively connection … Continue reading How Does Your Spiritual Community Help You Engage With Your Life?
An Interview with Doug Esse and Ashton Gustafson Doug Scott, LCSW, offers a holistic counseling approach that integrates the realms of psychology and spirituality. For iPhones: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-true-beautiful-with-ashton-gustafson/id982221063?i=1000534212325 For Androids or PC: https://www.podbean.com/ew/dir-hh43z-fd1ffa0 https://open.spotify.com/episode/3VtLvmhT7T7jLYJOrwjDlz?si=6vLWpnB1SqyVajq_UlH68Q&dl_branch=1 _____________
Article by Doug Esse The following is my response to a friend who, like me, seeks to understand the Jesus Event through faithful study of the perennial tradition found in mystical Christianity and the Law of One. She had read my two articles: The Perennial Tradition, the Law of One, and the Jesus Event The … Continue reading For Christians, If the Logos Is Love, Then Jesus Is the Human Face of Love: Law of One Adjacent Spirituality
By Doug Esse It was my pleasure to connect with a wonderful group, Caritas Consciousness Project. I introduced the Law of One in a bit more in-depth than other introductions. I include a powerpoint as well. https://youtu.be/37MZ8v9C6ZQ
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
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 eye of a hurricane These days right now in our world and in our country oddly feel holy to me. There is indeed so much turmoil and darkness. But the holiness that I feel is in the liminal space that people like you hold fast. There are a lot of … Continue reading Holy Washing Machines In the Time of Disorder
Article by Doug Esse Below you will see the entire Law of One session 14 interspersed with pictures and a few of my summaries and reflections. These summaries and reflections are my own opinions and speculations. _________________ 14.0 Ra: I am Ra. I greet you in the love and the light of the Infinite Creator. We communicate … Continue reading Law of One Summary and Reflection: Session 14