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So what’s in a number?

by Mike Doss on July 22, 2014

4252918224 2e21c388d9 z 298x300 So whats in a number?We all use numbers constantly, no question about that. But numbers meant so much more to the ancients. Why?

First let me explain who I’m talking about when I say “ancients”.  I want to thank B.K. for bringing this to my attention.  I didn’t answer this very well so I’ll try better here.  We can choose any group, the Chinese, Hindu/Buddhists, Persians, Egyptians, Sumerians, Chaldeans, Mays, Nordics, Druids, Greeks, Polynesians, you name it, they all came up with the same symbols, myths, allegories, fables etc., yet they were all separated by distance, time and interests. [click to continue…]

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Is There a Middle Ground?

by Mike Doss on July 18, 2014

Ring of Kerry Scenic view southwest 300x225 Is There a Middle Ground?If you’ve been reading my articles you will quickly see that I don’t talk about love, forgiveness, compassion, harmony, happiness, patience etc. Why? They are all very beautiful qualities. What I do go on and on (and on) about is truth and consciousness. The good qualities above and all the rest fall under the umbrella of consciousness. That’s why. How does one try and explain love, etc.? It must come from within. Who am I to tell another what love is? It could be self-sacrifice of some nature, but what is the motive behind that sacrifice? It could be caring but that doesn’t necessarily constitute love. [click to continue…]

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Hanging around, upside down

July 16, 2014
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Have you ever seen a tree growing downward? If you’re familiar with Kabbalism then you have. This is probably common knowledge but yes, it’s the Tree of Life. It grows downward from The Source toward matter with the brain as it’s’ roots and the spine as the tree. Of course the opposite of this is […]

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The Truth Will Set You Free

July 9, 2014
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Why are Christians getting so sick? During my life I have been around many people whom I would classify hardcore Christians. I began to notice something in common with all of them – namely, that the more intense their Christian convictions, the more they suffered from disease, illness and psychological problems. I didn’t really put […]

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Samadhi: Ancient Wisdom in the Modern Space Age

June 30, 2014
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While nations raced neck and neck to land on the moon and plant the first lags, little did they realize destiny’s greater purpose to this “one small step for mankind”. The first hint of anything unusual occurring was the photo of earth captured 20,000 miles away as a bright, clear “blue marble” floating amongst the […]

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Why Jesus Tells the Disciples to Cast Their Net on the Right Side

June 26, 2014
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Most of us are familiar with the scene in John chapter 21 where Jesus tells the disciples to cast their net on the right side of the boat to catch a bounty of fish. There’s a great deal of symbolic meaning here that I believe is missed. In today’s post we’ll look at this scene […]

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Spaceship Earth: Welcome Aboard

June 24, 2014
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Besides being a popular ride at Disneyland, “Spaceship Earth” describes the beautiful little planet we share with every other living thing aboard it. From ants to elephants, from in-laws to out-laws, we are all on the same ride. Thousands of years ago the author of the Book of Job was aware that the earth was […]

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Who or What is Satan?

June 16, 2014
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Many people in our religious culture are afraid to death of a being that the Bible and the Koran call “Satan the Devil.” Throughout the Bible, this being has wreaked havoc in the lives of the saints of God. This evil spirit wants to sift the Apostle Peter as wheat. This spirit takes everything Job […]

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Be Ye Perfect

June 14, 2014
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“Be ye perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect” — Matthew 5.48 This instructional scripture is referring to cleansing of generational and self-inflicted programming known as subconsciousness. The scripture is making the point : Be transformed within consciousness, through exposure to Pure Consciousness. It’s important to understand that we’re (finite mind) not perfecting anything, […]

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Is There Only One Holy Book?

June 7, 2014
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When I was a newly saved Christian attending an evangelistic church, I was taught in Sunday school that there was only one holy book – the Bible.  If I had to burn all the books in the church library except one, I would be expected to choose the Bible.  I have gone through several spiritual […]

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Esoteric Muslims: The Sufi

June 3, 2014

Whereas orthodox Islam focuses exclusively on “submission to Allah”, the esoteric sects of Sufi and Druze also focus on “union with Allah”. To the esoteric believers, the Islamic religious system of Quran, hadith, and all the prophets are but stepping stones to a higher spiritual awareness. This is reminiscent of the Christian belief that the […]

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What You Greatly Fear Will Come Upon You

June 1, 2014
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I had an interesting conversation with a Christian not too long ago—someone who I admire and respect—about the verse in Job where he states that what he feared most came upon him. Job 3:25 states: “For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come […]

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Esoteric Muslims: The Druze

May 28, 2014
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Esoteric beliefs found an early foothold in Western civilization through the ancient Greek Gnostics. Since then, other esoteric beliefs have been trickling in from all over world, but one of them that has evaded our understanding until recent times are those of the Druze. Since the Middle Ages they have lived somewhat secretly in closed-off […]

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Jesus in the Quran, Part Two

May 25, 2014

Muhammad’s ministry as a prophet who preached monotheism had gotten well off the ground in Mecca by 622 CE. He had gathered a following of Muslims and instructed them to practice non-violence and personal “jihad” (struggle) to overcome one’s carnal resistance to submission.  But then came persecution. Just as Jesus angered the Pharisees by overturning […]

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Jesus in the Quran, Part One

May 19, 2014

As the world continues to shrink and its populations mingle, we find ourselves living in a soup of mixing cultures. We may be mowing the lawn one day when a neighbor’s smiling face pops up over the backyard fence asking to borrow your chain saw. After remarking that you have not seen him for a […]

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Further Cracking the Symbolic Meaning of the Genesis Creation Account

April 24, 2014
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I want to show you something pretty neat if you compare the Genesis creation account to one of my favorite creation myths from ancient Egypt. After a comparison I think you’ll agree that the Genesis account was definitely influenced by it. The similarities are astounding. What I hope you’ll notice is that both the Bible […]

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He Restores My Soul

April 10, 2014
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“He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the path of righteousness for his name’s sake. (Psalm 23:3) One of my favorite lines, this scripture is saying: take to the practice of meditation for purification of the subconscious, thereby come unto Christ (“name’s sake”) consciousness (Love) : (“He”) inner Christ (“restoreth”) heals separation, thereby is […]

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The Root Cause of all Suffering

April 4, 2014
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Why is there so much suffering in our world?  It seems that on both the personal and global levels, people are dealing with much more than they are able to bear. Suicides are occurring at alarming and accelerated rates. Hopelessness appears to be the order of the day. In general, people are losing their ability […]

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The Esoteric Meaning of the Tetragrammaton

March 23, 2014
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Western religion has a terribly inaccurate and limited view of the body, soul, and spirit. Such a view has led to the church’s failure to properly portray and instruct how we advance in the kingdom of God. Jesus plainly stated God’s kingdom was within us (Luke: 17:21), and Paul teaches us that God dwells within […]

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The Sun God, Jesus, and Our Hearts

March 18, 2014
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I am currently reading the New York Times Bestseller, The Secret History of the World, by Mark Booth. In the beginning of the book, he does a great job showing how ignorant our modern scholars can be when trying to explain what the ancients really believed spiritually. For example, in one passage he states that […]

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