Tag: god

The Mystical Christ: ‘God is all-powerful’ and other Nonsensical Truisms

You've heard the complaint before: "If God is all-powerful, then why did he allow this terrible thing to happen?" It's a reasonable question, especially...

The Mystical Christ: How to Worship a Real God

We live in a great being. Should "great being" be capitalized? It should if we were to use it as God's name. But as names...

A Way to God

Editor's note: In 2015, preeminent theologian and bestselling author Matthew Fox was invited by the Thomas Merton Center in Louisville, KY, to give a...

From the Heart: Passion and Prayer

The powerful movie Dangerous Beauty recounts the story of Veronica Frankl, a 16th century Venetian courtesan (prostitute for noblemen) who wins the hearts of...

Beware the ‘I am God’ Trap

This warning is for all of us. It is a general principle that governs everyone who sets foot on the spiritual path. In fact,...

From the Heart: The Pharaoh chewed Juicy Fruit

While visiting Egypt, a member our tour group named Gloria found an unusual stone at the base of a sacred pyramid. The pink, round...

Living in the “I AM Consciousness”

What if I told you that 3,500 years ago a secret was given to humanity that literally changed the course of human history, one...

Ancient Wisdom for Today: An interview with Eckankar President Peter Skelskey

Peter Skelskey, president of Eckankar and a member of its board of trustees, is a world traveler, lecture, and a member of the clergy...

God Is Love

Second of 3-part series Everybody knows that God is love. It's very easy to say. But if people who say they believe this principle would...

From the Editor: Reflections on God

God. The Almighty. Elohim. Allah. The Creator. Jehovah. Yahweh. The Supreme Being. Adonai. Brahman. Many names exist for the Divine intelligence that created all...

The Answer

I looked at all the famine, war and disease, all the cruelty and suffering, all the injustice and inhumanity and cried out to God,...

The Secret Name of God: The Key to the Universe

You have self-consciousness; you can realize you have existence. You can perceive through your senses, but you also know you have a unique identity...

From the Heart: Whatever Spirit Wants

A friend of mine was eager to get her book published, so she attended a panel discussion by successful inspirational authors at a large...

The Ascension: The Goal of Life

Most of us, especially the older souls who read magazines like The Edge, have been incarnating on this earth for tens of thousands of...

The Basis of So Much

An excerpt from God's Message to the World: You've Got Me All Wrong It's not a small thing to be wrong about God. And if nearly...

Awakening Our Inner Light

All of the most reputable and respected saints, sages and mystics of both now and years gone by have frequently discussed the importance of...

In the Image of God: You are the Divinity You Seek

The search for God is central to most world religions. Whether referred to as God, Allah, Brahman or Universal Intelligence, the yearning to feel...