“…you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Sama’ria and to the end of the earth.” And when he had said this, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a... Read More

Christ is in me – but where?

The Christ we seek is within us, in our inmost self, is our inmost self, and yet infinitely transcends ourselves.   ~ Thomas Merton, a letter to D.T. Suzuki, 1959.When I read quotes and statements like this I am left wondering what to do with it. It is as if... Read More

Palm Sunday 2012

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the final phase of the journey for Jesus as he fully assumes the Cosmic Christ force into himself when he is crucified. We have so little understanding of the power of this force. If we received it into ourselves unprepared it could blow us... Read More

Psalm Sunday – the Role of the Ass

How many people happily take an Easter holiday and have no idea why it is a holiday? Today is Psalm Sunday, the doorway to the final steps taken by Jesus Christ to his crucifixion. To look deeply into this event we might need to scrape away all the mesmerising and... Read More

Know Yourself

While I wait for some inspiration about what to write next in the bLog I have been revisiting my book “I Connecting : The Soul’s Quest”. This book is the scaffolding for the work we each must do TO KNOW OURSELVES. While I haven’t mentioned the Bible in my book,... Read More

The Purpose of the Bible

When I began these bLogs my intention was to put forward various ways to open up the Bible so that it can make more sense to our modern minds. I hoped to appeal to anyone regardless of their religious beliefs as well as those who had no religious beliefs. Many... Read More

7. The Resurrection

The whole of John chapter 20 speaks to us about our resurrection experience. How can we prepare for the death and resurrection of Jesus the Christed one in our own being? One response might be to just let it happen BUT if we are not aware of it the experience... Read More

6. The Burial

“After this Joseph of Arimathe’a, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus, and Pilate gave him leave. So he came and took away his body. Nicode’mus also, who had at first come to... Read More