Tag Archives: Mystic

In My Cult…

…our lily pads are more tapestry than gilded, but we have our cult language, as all great cults must, and gilded can mean woven if we want it to. Whether or not someone knows that will help us ferret out … Continue reading

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The Gods Were at Play…

…in my dreams last night. Hermes shirtless and blue jeaned in the mirror, Helios whip-driving his raring horses down the hallway at sunrise. -M.

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Five Lives of a Cult Leader: Soul Bites Blog is Back

Come along. Sit on my gilded lily pad and cult with me. I’ve got the best spiritual Bedazzler in town. Continue reading

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Who Needs an Our Lady of Guadalupe Bottle Opener Keychain You Ask? WHO DOESN’T?

On this New Year’s Sunday, I thought I’d share with you my favorite Christmas present. Isn’t she lovely? Now every time I drink a bottle of fancy beer it will be like I said a little prayer. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Soul Bites Social Media: Just When You Thought it Was Safe to Facebook…

Hey Everybody! Look! Look! Soul Bites Blog now has a Facebook fan page! https://www.facebook.com/SoulBitesBlog But wait! There’s more. SBB has a Twitter account too: Username: SoulBitesBlog Now, not only can you view new blog posts and updates on social media, … Continue reading

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“Disease is not cured by pronouncing the name of medicine, but by taking medicine. Deliverance is not achieved by repeating the word ‘Brahman,’ but by directly experiencing Brahman….” -Aldous Huxley, The Perennial Philadelphy 

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Transcendence and the Intact Self

It is not necessarily selfhood we wish to transcend, but negative self-consciousness—the neuroses, the anxieties, the mundane. One can be transcendent and self at the same time. It is the focus that must be broadened or shifted for release. When … Continue reading

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