Metaphysical art is a school of art created in early 20th century by Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico. It was surreal in style with a dark, mysterious mood. It often used neoclassical architectural images with futuristic qualities. The urban scenes without people gave them a feel of existential isolation.
Ho’oponopono is an ancient healing method. The focus is forgiveness. It teaches to forgive yourself and forgive others as a way of moving forward in your life. Ho’oponopono is practiced in many regions of the South Pacific Islands, including Hawaii.
What is Ho’oponopono
The concept is that if one has done something wrong or been angry that the bad feelings cause illness. Unless someone admits their mistake and asks forgiveness, the sickness will get worse. They believe that once the hurtful or angry feelings are brought out, they don’t have power anymore. Continue reading “Ancient Hawaiian Spiritual Secrets”
Miracles are defined as something that cannot be explained by natural laws. Baruch Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher in the 1700s.
He believed that a miracle is something we just haven’t yet found an explanation for. If you believe that premise, then there are no miracles. Humans seek answers to every question. If people keep searching long enough, they will find an answer, right or wrong.
What are Some Famous Miracles?
In 2014 Rub Graupera-Cassimiro became unconscious at a Florida hospital. She had no pulse for 45 minutes. While her family were saying goodbye, she came back to life. She did not have any brain damage and completely recovered. Continue reading “Can Miracles Really Happen?”
Positive spiritual energy could be defined as hopeful strength from the soul. This is power for chemical and physical resources in maintaining joyful spiritual connections to the universe. The energy applies to all religions and spiritual beliefs. It can apply to home, personal, psychological, and health related environments. Or it could be the energy directed to the entire world or universe.
Meditation creates relaxation, less stress and better focus. I also have read that there is a strong correlation between meditation and mystical experiences. Yet, meditation is basically not spiritual. It is a physical exercise. I decided to research what the relationship is between the two.
Christian mystics strive for the transformation of ego so that they can be one with God. Athanasius of Alexandria was thought to have said that God became human so that man could become God. Mysticism is related to the heart, rather than the mind. It is based on personal experience. Famous mystics have reported visions and speaking directly to God. I will explore some of the Christian mysticism practices that I have found intriguing.
What is the History of Christian Mysticism?
Gnosis refers to direct contact with God. Gnostics were a part of the early development of Christianity. It began in the 1st and 2nd century and is related to early Jewish and Christian texts. A belief that knowledge is the key to enlightenment and that knowledge is acquired from deep soul-searching and letting go of the material world. Energy is a gift that allows them to see the true reality. This esoteric knowledge is considered rare, special, and unusual. Continue reading “Christian Mysticism Practices”
Much of the spiritual knowledge from the past has been transferred from its original wording and imagery to symbols and philosophy of present-day popular religions and culture.
One example would be Christmas. Originally it was celebrated as the Winter solstice feast day. The Romans made this a holiday as the rebirth of the sun. It began to be thought of as the symbolic birth of Jesus at by the Catholic church in the 9th Century. Continue reading “What are Some Ancient Secrets and Knowledge?”