Into and Beyond the Apocalypse – Part 3: Sophia’s Dance

In this video, I discuss the meditation system I have discovered that helps me better experience the living presence of God. This system uses the chakras as the soul’s portal into the spiritual dimensions of the Seven Heavens. I am also inviting others to help join in the project of creating an online spiritual community […]

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What Love Demands

Picking back up the Into and Beyond the Apocalypse series. Here, I discuss what encountering the infinite love of God in Christ demands of us in our time.

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Even So Come

I had the opportunity of discussing Bulgakov’s essay from Sophiology of Death entitled “Even So Come” with Nate Hile. We cover a lot of ground in this discussion, most of which focus on the question of the apocalypse and universalism. It’s a longer conversation but, might be of interest to some:

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Reflection on Holy Sophia

Sophia or Divine Wisdom is the manner in which we name the infinite nature of God. She is receptive to all existence, and personal existence in particular. She is not a Person in herself, rather she is supra-personal, yet the Father, Son and Holy Spirit infinitely actualize her divine essence as Divine Persons. Likewise, finite […]

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Word for 2021: The Best and Worst of Times

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it […]

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Sketches for a Wasted Youth

  Introduction   It might be narcissistically indulgent to provide an introduction for my own work, but I ask the reader to bear with me. Usually, I don’t try to offer much commentary on my poetry. However, Sketches for a Wasted Youth represents a certain crossroads for me as a Christian of the mystical persuasion […]

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On the Beginning of the City of God

There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. Psalm 46: 4-5 To understand the foundation of the city of […]

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Meeting the Consuming Fire of God

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
It is a fantastic fantasy, I know. Family and friends will confirm that I often entertain fantastic, even ridiculous, fantasies. Yet nontheless I dream: if every Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant pastor were to read the Unspoken Sermons of George MacDonald, the Church of Jesus Christ would experience an extraordinary revival in…

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