Tag Archives: Religion & Science

The Eternal Placebo — I Will Please the Lord (Part 1)

I Will Please the Lord (Placebo Domino-Psalm 116) 3. The sorrows of death have encompassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow: 4. and I called upon the name of the Lord. … Continue reading

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Do-it-yourself Reality: Making Do with Homemade Truths

The Perspective of Divine Reality There also exists a constant tension between ideas and realities. Realities simply are, whereas ideas are worked out. There has to be continuous dialogue between the two, lest ideas become detached from realities. It is … Continue reading

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In the Beginning: The Right Place for a Time

Where To Begin the Beginning In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face … Continue reading

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Spiritual Wisdom: Insight into the Unseen

Spiritual Wisdom He granteth wisdom unto whom He wills: and whoever is granted wisdom has indeed been granted wealth abundant. But none bears this in mind save those who are endowed with insight. [Quran 2:269]. What is the difference between information, knowledge and wisdom? … Continue reading

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Knowledge of the Holy: The Ultimate Science (1/2)

Knowledge of the Holy The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. [Proverbs 9:10]. Are the great inventions of the modern world more than disposal trinkets of a transient civilization? … Continue reading

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A Measure of Self: Control, Esteem & Awareness (2/2)

A Measure of Self Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself… [1 Corinthians 6:19 ]. How do we … Continue reading

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Trust & Spiritual Healing: Safety Net of Divine Reality

Spiritual Healing Strive to be as a little child who, while its mother holds its hand, goes on fearlessly, and is not disturbed because it stumbles and trips in its weakness. So long as God holds you up by the … Continue reading

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Mind, Emotions & Faith: Science of the Spiritual Brain

  The Spiritual Brain and the Mind All our attitudes, moral, practical, or emotional, as well as religious, are due to the ‘objects’ of our consciousness, the things which we believe to exist, whether really or ideally, along with ourselves. … Continue reading

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Scientific Mysticism: Consciousness, Motivation and Truth

Consciousness and Science Our problem is not that science has taught us our world has no meaning. Our problem is that we have decided that what cannot be answered by science cannot be answered at all. [John Ortberg, Know Doubt: … Continue reading

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Divine Reality: A Life Beyond Cognition

  Reality Beyond Consciousness … this Rule of Right and Wrong, or Law of Human Nature, or whatever you call it, must somehow or other be a real thing — a thing that is really there, not made up by … Continue reading

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