Category Archives: Christianity

Life comes directly from God

As a folower of Jesus I know that I have been reborn when I accepted Jesus as my Saviour. But I have sometimes wondered just how that rebirth comes about. How does God actually create that new life in me? … Continue reading

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What is Perfection?

In the beginning there wasn’t, except for God. God said “Be!” and there was. God created, and said it was good, even very good. But it wasn’t yet finished. Yet, in one sense it was perfect because, after declaring it … Continue reading

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Unity of Heart and Mind

When God made us he gave us a body, mind and spirit. Because of our western way of viewing the world, inherited from the ancient Greeks, by way of the church fathers and thinkers such as Thomas Aquinas, and others, … Continue reading

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Richard Rohr on the Church

First, let me apologise for the delay since my last post. Di and I have been to Queensland for a school on cutting edge ministry with Peter and Heather Toth – anazao.com.au . It was mind-blowing, and I’m sure I’ll … Continue reading

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Evelyn Underhill – Demystifying Mysticism

I’ve begun reading some of the works of Evelyn Underhill, an Anglican writer on mysticism, a novelist, a metaphysical poet, and a student of Baron Friedrich von Hügel. Early in the Twentieth Century she wrote many books on mysticism, some … Continue reading

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Defining Christian Mysticism

First, let me apologise for the disjointed order of these posts, although I shouldn’t need to apologise – blogging gives an author the freedom to post items as they come to mind. The reader must wait in anticipation to see … Continue reading

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Re: Atheism and Experiencing God

The posts to this blog also go to my Google Group – reasonablemystic@googlegroups.com. “Dr David” posted the following comment to that group: —————————————————————- “because God cannot be logically proved without being experienced in relationship” Spending time looking at this issue … Continue reading

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Atheism and Experiencing God

You must be wondering what happened to My Spiritual Journey, after more than a year! It hasn’t finished – I’ve just been rather busy doing it. More will come, I promise. In the meantime, I’ve just begun reading Alister McGrath’s … Continue reading

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