Category Archives: Spirituality and Metaphysics

Miraculous Healing, the Spontaneous Remission of Cancer, and Near Death Experiences

When a devastating illness strikes us or someone we love, we want to know “Why?” Our heart cries out: “Why him?” or “Why her?” or “Why me?” We may even demand an answer to: “God, how could You let this … Continue reading

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Seeing the World through New Eyes

This is the next installment in my series of articles describing illusions deeply embedded in our modern view of the world.  In earlier articles I have shown how the methods of science can be quite effectively turned toward topics considered … Continue reading

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Four Quotes from Rumi worth Contemplating

I was recently reading a series of articles by Antonia Dodge on the Genius Awakening blog. Antonia had quoted 13 insights from the thirteenth century mystic, Rumi, and commented on how they applied to her life. Very thought provoking and … Continue reading

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Three Illusions Misleading Modern Society

Finally, in this article, we really get into the meat of the issues this series of articles is all about. We will begin to discuss illusions that have had an enormous influence in shaping the world we live in. But … Continue reading

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Using Scientific Tools to Study Spiritual Questions

In the first article of this series, I examined the idea that many of us are misled by certain illusions about what is important in our lives. In the second article, I proposed that one of these illusions involves the … Continue reading

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The Illusion of an Exclusively Material Universe

This article is the second in a series exploring a number of erroneous beliefs that can combine to mislead us about who we are and what is most important in our lives. I picture these illusions as existing in layers … Continue reading

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Is the world real or is it an illusion?

    Since you have at least started reading this article, something about this question must have caught your attention and prodded you to explore the idea further.  After having considered it in some depth, I have come to the conclusion that … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

 This is a topic of interest to a lot of people.  If you type the phrase into the Google AdWords tool, you find that, in the last month, about 550 thousand people have typed this phase or one very similar … Continue reading

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The metaphor of the MRI machine

In this article I will be focusing on a Heavenletter™ recently published by Gloria Wendroff in her daily newsletter.  If you are not familiar with Heavenletters, or you are not completely comfortable with the idea that an average person, in … Continue reading

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Five of the biggest mysteries facing modern science

You might be wondering where I obtained my list.  I hope you are not disappointed that I produced it myself.  I have given a lot of thought to these topics and they all relate to the book about the hidden … Continue reading

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