Tag Archives: direct experience

Vistas From Inner Stillness

When is it fruitful to share our deepest spiritual experiences, and when is it better to keep them close, to ponder them only in our hearts? Vistas From Inner Stillness raises the question. In it, author Richard L. Walker describes encountering God in some awesome natural settings, when his mind was in deep stillness. These experiences transformed his faith in the presence of God to an experience of that divine reality. Continue reading

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Evolving Faith

At a gathering for people who nurture the spiritual lives of others, many of us present were uncomfortable with James Mulholland’s suggestion that agnosticism (or atheism) is a more mature spiritual stance than faith in God. Continue reading

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