Types for our time

The Mystery of the Holy Ghost

What is the Holy Ghost?  For me, at least, this has been one of the most elusive mysteries of doctrinal religion; even of mystical religion and spirituality. At various times, in various traditions and through various interpretations, I have heard the Holy Ghost described as: A divine being without a body, enabling it to be […]

The Devil’s in the Details

I don’t think there are many, if any, humans, living in this mortal existence, who really comprehend ultimate truth.  But there is an ultimate truth that I choose to accept, and that I seek diligently to comprehend.  That truth is… Wait for it… Love. This truth is summed up in the phrase, “God is love”.  […]

Men Are That They Might Have Joy – NOW!

During my prayers today, I was reminded of something I’ve been told before…”Trust me.  Relax”.  This counsel first came to me in 2015, and has been repeated regularly ever since, both in the same words, and in different words.  Today, it was different words.  I was told to just not worry; that if suffering, discomfort, […]

Conversations with God #16…A Folk Tale

This is a folk tale.  Perhaps even a myth.  As with all folk tales, there is a kernel of truth in it.  But the story itself is not important, and it’s certainly not to be taken literally.  What’s important is how you might apply it in your life. What would you ask for if the […]

And God said, “I am”…

God said, “I am”. And it all went downhill from there. Why? Because we immediately began trying to figure out what that means. And then we began to write it down. And, of course, when something gets written (stone tablets, anyone?), it become solid.  Solid truth.  Unchanging truth. But, contrary, to popular opinion, God is […]

A Broken Heart and a Contrite Spirit #2

Jesus is love.  As such, He is the Christ.  Jesus no longer has the capacity to not love.  He has evolved beyond such.  The fact that He has evolved beyond the capacity to not love suggests that we, too, must eventually evolve beyond the capacity to not love.  I choose this path. Right now, in […]

Why It Really Is “All About the Love”

“It’s all about the love” Regardless of which canon of scripture one subscribes to – whether it be the Bible alone (with or without apocryphal books), or the Quran alone, or one of the Mormon collections (consisting of The Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price, or any […]