Category: 1) Holy Moly

The Real Meaning of Xmas

Reading Time: 2 minutes

When I was in grade school, I had a friend whose Christian upbringing was a tad conservative. As such, she was taught to never use “xmas” as an abbreviation for Christmas because “it crosses out Christ’s name.” In fact, the origin of this commonly encountered Christogram is rooted in some interesting history. Here’s what it really means.

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Taking the More Mystical Way Home

Reading Time: 7 minutes

Just as Kabbalah is the mystical arm of the Jewish tradition, there is a mystical form of Islam called Sufism. It’s a bit harder to find a mystical path that dovetails with Christianity. A good candidate might be the path of Phoenesse, which is built on the profound teachings offered to humanity by the Pathwork Guide. This fits well from the perspective that both Phoenesse and Pathwork are Christic paths that don’t resemble Christianity at all.

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How to “Win” at the Game of Life

Reading Time: 11 minutes

If this were really true—if there really is a Game Maker for life who is watching our every move—why don’t they stop the game? After all, lots of people aren’t having much fun. Turns out, there’s a good reason for this. According to the rich teachings from the Pathwork Guide, we are the ones who started the Game of Life, so we are the ones who need to end it.

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True or False: Church

Reading Time: 4 minutes

According to the spiritual teachings of the Pathwork Guide, the version of things told in my church growing up holds a significant grain of truth. The problem lies in the twist of the tale that turns some fabulous facts into something false.

The truth of the matter is this: We got ourselves into this pickle and it’s on us to work our way out. Also, in truth, there are essentially two ways we can go, but we get lots and lots of do-overs to stick our landing in the Light.

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