Ascent

In this week’s podcast I share a personal mystical experience brought on by reading Thomas Merton’s book, Ascent to Truth. This book illumintates the path towards contemplation and mystical communion. It is the path laid down by the mystic Saint John of the Cross, who wrote about the dark night of the soul.
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Jonah Complex

Abraham Maslow coined the term “Jonah Complex” to describe a fear of our own greatness. It refers to the biblical story of Jonah who runs from the purpose that God has laid out for him and ends up in the belly of a whale contemplating his fate and asking for assistance. How many times have you felt as if you were in the belly of the whale? What can we do to stop ourselves sabotaging our own transcendent purpose?
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