Monthly Archives: March 2011

Eating alone is less healthy

Even if you were eating a garden salad, it would be healthier for your body to digest your food when you are in the company of friends and loved ones. Why? Your state of mind has a profound effect on … Continue reading

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A new destination hotspot—visit the Land of Goshen!

In biblical times the “land of Goshen” represented the very best place to live in Egypt. This is where Joseph, Jacob and the Israelites settled during the famine described in Genesis (47:5,6). However, deep within the literal words of this … Continue reading

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Toyland comes to the planet Kaboptah

It was the year 3051. Because of diminishing resources, a search team from Earth was sent out in a spaceship to explore other parts of the universe in order to identify new hospitable planets rich in mineral deposits and fertile … Continue reading

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“Philology is more important than Philosophy.”

The above statement is attributed to George Gurdjieff, a 20th Century mystic and teacher of a most unique system for human transformation. I was immediately taken by this curious statement and instinctively felt the power of its truth. Basically, philology … Continue reading

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From David Bohm to Emanuel Swedenborg

I like the work of the 20th Century physicist, David Bohm. Most people who believe in spiritual realities also prefer Bohm’s approach to science over that of other physicists. There are two major reasons for this. First, Bohm (like his … Continue reading

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History’s most scandalous divorce and trophy wife!

Once upon a time there lived a man and woman in a beautiful garden Paradise. God had provided them with everything, including the Tree of Life whose fruit was purely spiritual and the partaking of it nourished them with inner … Continue reading

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Divine Cosmology and Causality

Once upon a time there lived a theoretical physicist named Theodore. He had become convinced that an ultimate theory of causal process could be formulated if he could understand how process could originate—and issue out from—a pre-geometric world. Cosmologists had … Continue reading

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Does the world need a “paranormal romance” dating service?

It seems obvious to me that finding the right life-partner is getting harder to do on this planet. One cannot go everywhere to meet new people. And, people seem more determined than ever to get it right. Technology has helped … Continue reading

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Biblical Neurons

Once upon a time there was a neuroscientist named Ned who was trying to advance a theory that neurons in the human brain had deeper levels of cognitive structure. Ned believed that this was the case because the synaptic mechanisms … Continue reading

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Meditating on Meditation

My personal approach to meditation comes from the concepts I learned from both Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff. In a nutshell, meditation is intensity of thought and focus. Gurdjieff called this mental intensity the power of one’s “embrace.” But many … Continue reading

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