You are in the bishop's office. The carpet is green and freshly vacuumed. His papers are stacked straight and true. His shelves are full of hardbound books, both mundane and divine. You’ve been halfway apostate for years, not attending church but faithful at home and studious. You’ve read the great tome, Jesus the Christ, Joseph … Continue reading Lion and Cat
When I was a kid, I wanted to read Dianetics so badly. Most 80’s kids will remember the commercial: The big animated volcano furiously exploding as the voice-of-god announcer came on and told us to read the book. Man, that was compelling stuff. Who doesn’t want to read a book as exciting as a volcano? … Continue reading Scientology: Three Religious Principles
What’s this blog all about? MysticLife is about exploring any and every spiritual tradition, practice, religion, theology, and/or cosmology I can think of so that I may get the word out that all spiritualities are beautiful and that, ultimately, if they lead a soul to Truth, joy, and fulfillment, they are worthy of reverence and respect. … Continue reading MysticLife’s Maiden Post: Let’s Get to Know Each Other, Shall We?
One Autumn night, two close encounters. Hunter in the heavens, hunted on the earth: Zeus, Poseidon, and Hermes loved king Hyrieus so much they provided him an heir by urinating on a bull hide and burying it. Out of the piss and dust, Orion was born. He became a great hunter. So great was Orion, … Continue reading Orion Writes Religion