''Perhaps the simplest way of describing the situation would be to say that, two and a half thousand years ago in the West, we were given a gift — and in our childishness we threw away the instructions for how to use it...what we haven’t been told
... '' One is the word, the Father of the light of everything, he who came forth from the silence, while he rests in the silence, he whose name is in an invisible symbol. A hidden, invisible mystery came forth:
The story of the "Immaculate Conception" and "Virgin Birth" is understood as a myth that conveys secret knowledge of Christ, unfolding something of the greater mystery of the Christos to initiates who are aware of the mystical and symbolic language
The Jewish mystical traditions teach that there are four levels of Torah – the story (Pshat), allegory (Remez), hints(Dvar), and the foundation (Sod). (These letters together form an acronym PRDS or Pardes, the root word for Paradi
Screwtape is a senior demon writing to his nephew, Wormwood, who is an apprentice. Their ''father below'' is the Devil and the ''enemy'' is God. Screwtape writes these letters to train his nephew in how best to corrupt their ''patient's'' souls.
''Let mystery have its place in you; do not be always turning up your whole soil with the plowshare of self-examination, but leave a little fallow corner in your heart ready for any seed the winds may bring, and reserve a nook of shadow for the passi
Rupert Sheldrake might not call himself a Mystic, but I find him so. He is a gentle soul exploring radical concepts (to present day science) of the Morphic Field. Here are a couple of extracts from some articles of his on Prayer.