Category: Spirit

The Mystery of the Soul

Everybody has a soul. The soul is immortal. Some believe it to come into existence only when the body first takes a breath of life. The soul can unite with the divine. Everything has a soul. Only humans have a soul. There are many – sometimes conf…

Transpersonal Psychology

The Spirit, Reincarnation & Multiverses

Some background reading before my thoughts …

From Excession; Iain M Banks

The usual way to explain it was by analogy; this was how the idea was introduced to you as a child. Imagine you were travelling through space and you came to this planet which was very big and almost perfectly smooth and on which there lived creatures who were composed of one layer of atoms; in effect, two-dimensional. These creatures would be born, live and die like us and they might well possess genuine intelligence. They would, initially, have no idea or grasp of the third dimension, but they would be able to live perfectly well in their two dimensions. To them, a line would be like a wall across their world (or, from the end, it would look like a point). An unbroken circle would be like a locked room.

Yin Yang

Living the Full Life

In business and in life, a passion for fitness plays a huge role in the life of Yash Birla, the 44-year-old chairman of the Yash Birla Group. The business magnate boasts a physique that most captains of industry can’t, and with his latest venture — a fitness DVD called 100% Living — he’s hoping to share his philosophy of wellness with others.

Pagan Feasts: Mabon (Thanksgiving)

Mabon is the Witches’ Thanksgiving. It is the second Harvest Festival of the Witches’ calendar, and it celebrates and gives thanks for the bountiful harvest of fruit, squash, grains, and vegetables. Witches meet and share celebration feasts with f…

Remembering Past Lives

If we can get past the debate about reincarnation for a moment and assume that it does happen, we are often posed the question “why can’t I remember past lives?” (Of course, if reincarnation doesn’t happen and each life is a new existence then …

Pagan Feasts: Lughnasadh (August 2nd)

This is the first of the three harvest festivals, the Grain Harvest. We give thanks for the crops and for the fertility of the Earth. We honor the weakening Sun God and give thanks for the seeds and the plants that went through the death process (…

Pagan Feasts: Summer Solstice

At this time, we celebrate the Sun at his peak of power. We draw his energy into the Mother Earth for continued growth. We give thanks for the fertility and growth of things both in and around us. We prepare for the subtle changes that start as th…