Intellectual Knowledge and Spiritual Knowledge

    There is a big difference between intellectual knowledge and spiritual knowledge (gnosis).      Intellectual knowledge is about the natural world and the natural universe.  It is gained by reading, attending classes, talking with subject experts, or simply by observation of nature.  This type of knowledge is limited to the physical universe and is often wrong or misleading…

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Be Kind and Helpful

“Being Kind Not in some great deed of heroism; not in some great speech or act that may be pointed to with pride-but rather in the little kindnesses from day to day …” ~ Edgar Cayce We may not all become great spiritual leaders like St. Francis or Gandhi, but we can all do something…

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Spiritual Symbols: Whirlwind

A whirlwind symbolizes energy, especially solar energy.  It also symbolizes supernatural forces.  Witches, wizards and other magical beings are often seen traveling in a whirlwind or tornado.  In China, Japan and in the Vedas, whirlwinds are associated with thunder and thunder gods.  Whirlwinds also can carry a soul to the next world.  A whirlwind is…

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Random Thoughts 3-28-2010

Spring is here, the air is full of pollen, birds are chirping, potholes are in full bloom. It’s strange that after the initial report, there really hasn’t been much in the news about the volcanic eruption in Iceland. “Everyday, God gives us the sun – and also one moment in which we have the ability…

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