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Natural Ecstasies how we all get high all the time on nature friendship sex the arts sports thinking travel and involuntary deprivations
Tactical Ecstasies some strategies old and new for bringing about ecstatic experiences including chants rosaries and litanies included fasting abstinenc...
How the practices of natural and tactical ecstasies differ and the difference this makes
How we can all agree that our experience of ecstasy is our experience of God
Becoming Like God WE
How God is like an elephant learning to remember and not forget our ecstasies
God as Pleasureseeker the forgotten pleasure of believing creation and the Creator are pleasures
Thinking Symbolically how spiritual voyagers reject literal thinking for symbolic playing and how our symbolic thinking is our Godconsciousness
Some species of small but Insidious unfriendly dragons such as bloated egos exaggerated hes and shes and moralizing that lurk to devour us along o...
Some additional species of small but insidious unfriendly dragons such as sheltering vicarious living and shortcutting
Large and unfriendly dragons institutions and institutional consciousness
Additional insights on tactics that unfriendly dragons utilize such as how large dragons employ small dragons in their service
Some dragonbite kits and an observation on discerning friendly from unfriendly dragons
Toward a Theology of a Sensual Spirituality
The sensual spirituality of the Hebraic prophets including Jesus
Asensual vs sensual spirituality during the Piscean Age of Christian history
Acting Symbolically God and ourselves as extremists how spiritual voyagers stretch their souls to be Godlike and in the process appear to be extremists
God as a panentheistic God and ourselves in that image
God as artist not master how God shares the creating so that we are not creatures under God but fellow creators with God
Obstacles Small and Large Dragons to Experiencing Ecstasy and the God of Ecstasy WEE
Abelard Age of Aquarius Age of Pisces Aquinas artist asceticism asensual spirituality BEAR & COMPANY beauty become biblical blessing body Catholicism celibacy chant CHAPTER church compassion concupiscence creation creation-centered Creator culture dance death Dietrich Bonhoeffer divine dragons dualism earth Eckhart ecstatic experience enjoy example experience of ecstasy fact faith forget gift God's guilt Hebrew Bible Heloise Hildegard holy human imagination institutional dragon Jesus Jewish justice kind large dragons literal thinking little piggie living Marcion Matthew Fox means meditation Meister Eckhart moral mysticism natural ecstasies Neoplatonic never one's oneself ourselves panentheism panentheistic passion persons play pleasure political Proclus prophetic spirituality re-incarnation religion religious repression sense sensual experiences sensual spirituality sexual sharing sheltering signs soul spiritual experience spiritual journey spiritual voyagers sublimation symbolic consciousness tactical ecstasies theologians theology things tradition truly unfriendly dragons WHEE word Yahweh
Page 9 - Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. • I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. • I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.
Page 23 - Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes ; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
Page 22 - And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.
Page 40 - Those learned men who are a terror to children and an ignominious sight in lovers' eyes, all those butts of a traditional humour where there is something of the wisdom of peasants, are mathematicians, theologians, lawyers, men of science of various kinds. They have followed some abstract reverie, which stirs the brain only and needs that only, and have therefore stood before the looking-glass...