Category Archives: Inner Journey

REFLECTIONS FROM AN OLD MAN ABOUT HIS PAST

“It’s said that with Age comes Wisdom, but maybe it’s because regret, as we reflect on our mistakes.” B.A. Trough the years,  specially when you reach old age, you reflect on your past. And if we are sincere, we will … Continue reading

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ON MYSTICISM AND MEISTER ECKHART

“The eye with which I see God is the same with which God sees me. My eye and God’s eye is one eye, and one sight, and one knowledge, and one love.“. The above quotes belong to Meister Eckhart Eckhart … Continue reading

Posted in Heart, History, Imagination, Inductive Knowledge, Inner Journey, Inspiration, Knowledge, Meister Eckhart, Mysticism, Saints, Sophia, Soul, Spiritual States, Spiritual Training, Spirituality, Transmutation, True Teaching, Uncategorized, Via Negativa, Via Positiva, Virtue, Western Ideals, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , | 36 Comments

ON DREAMING, A SEARCH FOR KNOLEDGE OF THE SELF. FIRST PART.

“God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man” Ibn Arabi I wouldn’t even know where to start, this business about dreaming it’s so extensive, let me just say for many years … Continue reading

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RUNNING OUT OF TIME

“Time brings all things to pass.” Aeschylus Existence it’s necessary for time to be, otherwise time has no thing to attach itself to it, or run after, or keep time for, no existence, no time, existence of something, the beginning … Continue reading

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FINDING A FACE IN THE CROWD NOT AN EASY TASK

Oh Lord! Your face present on every being, In the multitude. But so difficult To recognize You, On anyone’s face. How many faces we see daily, regardless of the mask most wear outside, their own natural mask on these days … Continue reading

Posted in Being, Biblical Studies, Consciousness, Gospels, Heart, Immanence, Inner Journey, Inspiration, Jesus, Know Thyself, Knowing Self, Love, Moral Virtue, Personal Story, Right Attitude, Soul, Spirituality, Subjective, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

THE DAKRKEST HOUR, JUST BEFORE THE DOWN, MEMENTO MORI.

“It is always darkest just before the Day dawneth.” -Thomas Fuller After all I figure we are blessed to be living at  an extraordinary time, maybe every moment it’s precious, because it’s the only  we got, no next heartbeat has … Continue reading

Posted in A Brave New World, A World in Crisis, Darkest Hour Before The Down, Epictetus, Family History, Heart, Impermanence, Inner Journey, Life A Precious Gift, Loneliness, Longest Night, Loss, Memento Mori, Pandemic, Personal Story, Right Attitude, Roman Triumph Parade, Solitude, Transformation, Uncategorized, Values, Virtue | Tagged , , , , , , | 32 Comments

WHEN TOO MUCH TURMOIL PREVAIL OUTSIDE, LOOK FOR PEACE WITHIN, GO INTO COLD MOUNTAIN.

If the wheel of fortune is fickle by nature?  The chances of your turn to be loved by it, May arrive at some point. The title of my last post was: A year to forget, and move on, what follows? … Continue reading

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LIFE A JOURNEY OF SELF DISCOVERY.

“To be acquainted with what is best and oldest in yourself, is to know yourself as you were, before the world was made, before you emerged into time.” Henry Corbin One of the questions that remember as a child, that … Continue reading

Posted in Alchemy, Being, Dream Interpretation, Dreams, Future, Gnosis, Grace, Henry Corbin, Imagination, Inner Journey, Inspiration, Khidr, Know Thyself, Knowing Self, Learning, Memories, Metaphors, Mundus Imaginalis, Mysticism, Personal Story, Philosophy, Plato, Revelation, Self, Spirituality, Subconscious, Subjective, Transformation, Uncategorized, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , | 46 Comments

ON SACRED SPACE, THE HEART OF THE MATTER, RENE DAUMAL MOUNT ANALOGUE.

And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. Exodus 3:5 “Eternity He who binds himself to a joy Does the winged life destroy. But … Continue reading

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THE SIMURGH, FARID UD DIN ATTAR’S THE BIRDS JOURNEY TO MOUNT QAF

O my heart, if you wish to arrive at the begining of understanding, walk carefully. To each atom there is a different door, and for each atom there is a different way which leads to the mysterious Being, of whom … Continue reading

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