Michael Teachings Are Panetheist

I’ve been going through some cogitating on “what” are the Michael Teachings as defined by a usable term — are they spiritual? are they metaphysical? are they “new age”? are they “secular humanist”? and so on. In the process, I’ve read deeper into the concepts of Pantheism and into Apophatic Theology (negative theology). The definitions [...]

Reveal and Revelation = Validation

Over the past couple of years, two words keep reappearing in answers to questions I’ve had about either my own fragment’s life to date, or even Essence’s evolution to date: Reveal and Revelation. Today, I went in search of several postings I’ve made on TLE and on VM, and each led to another as a [...]

Skepticism drives validation

Currently, I’m going through a fairly highly skeptical period, a time of “crisis of faith,” as those who have been religious have called it. My skepticism has spiked in large part because I’m very uncomfortable with what I view as a continuous pressure to accept any and all things that come out of the “New [...]

Group Thinking

I’ve been hanging onto an article for awhile now, it’s most recent incarnation was in the Los Angeles Times, “Science and religion: God didn’t make man; man made gods,” by J. Anderson Thomson and Clare Aukofer. It appealed to me for a couple of reasons even though I don’t entirely agree with it. One, it [...]

When passion looks like insanity

“I watched all three 2-hour segments of the latest PBS documentary “God in America” this week. Even though I’m a history buff and fairly knowledgeable about New World history going back to Columbus’ time up through the Colonial, Revolutionary, Frontier, Civil War, and more modern eras, I still learned a great deal from how religion, [...]