Mystical Life of Pythagoras

Lots of mystery surrounds ancient philosopher Pythagoras. In modern times, we best know him from math class by the “Pythagorean theorem” — yet his legacy is far more mystical than what we were taught in school. Existing around 500 BC, there are limited reliable sources on his life, and some conflicting claims. Yet due toContinue reading “Mystical Life of Pythagoras”

A little bit about my personal spirituality and beliefs…

This is a little bit about my personal spirituality and experience. I know this is something completely different for everyone, as we all have unique experiences, even those who belong to the same religion slightly differ in certain ways. First, I am very open minded. Not only tolerant of other beliefs, but highly interested. IContinue reading “A little bit about my personal spirituality and beliefs…”

Neo-paganism vs. Paganism (What is it?)

The meaning of “paganism” is highly misunderstood — it has changed throughout time, and to this day still remains unclear to many. “Pagan” used to be a derogatory term Paganism, today, refers to ancient religions that revolved around polytheism and the interconnectedness of nature. But long, long ago, while these ancient practices were set inContinue reading “Neo-paganism vs. Paganism (What is it?)”

The Cathars: Christians who believe in Reincarnation, Dualism, and Ascetic Salvation

The Cathars were Christians who broke away from the Catholic church during medieval times. They did not label themselves as “Cathars” — rather, “good men” or “good women” or “good Christians.” The religion was a dualistic and Gnostic movement. Unfortunately, the Catholic church eventually struck back and they died out by the 1200s — whileContinue reading “The Cathars: Christians who believe in Reincarnation, Dualism, and Ascetic Salvation”

Wish Wednesday ~ The Fairytale (Part 1)

What is “the fairytale”? There is some type of dreamworld that exists in all of our imaginations. It is a mix of reality and fantasy that blends together perfectly. In our bones, in our DNA, we can feel a time before this one. Our great, great ancestors once lived during the time of much simplerContinue reading “Wish Wednesday ~ The Fairytale (Part 1)”

A Vow of Silence (pt. 3)

I have found that my depression has significantly decreased since becoming a nun. In my old life, I was very depressed. I was completely absorbed in my own pain. My new life forces me to look at the big picture, and focus on other people’s pain, especially those less fortunate. I’ve been doing a lotContinue reading “A Vow of Silence (pt. 3)”

A Vow of Silence (short story)

Luna was sick of the heartbreak that came with people & society. It was madness, all the pain and delusions. She could no longer go on this way. It was decided that she would become a nun. Secluded from the rest of the world, she would live in a small church and dedicate her lifeContinue reading “A Vow of Silence (short story)”

Nothing but desire

We all have certain needs — physically, for example, we need a certain amount of sleep every night, food and water every day, etc. If our needs are not met: at best, we feel poopy. At worst, we die. And so, needs should be taken seriously. Internal needs are just as important — and thisContinue reading “Nothing but desire”

A Short Story ~ Demons & Destiny

I wrote some fiction, a little short story. It’s mainly based on some of the books I have been reading lately. Hope that others can possibly relate or find inspiration through it. Here it goes… Her name is Autumn, and this is reflected through the natural golden and reddish highlights in her hair. Just likeContinue reading “A Short Story ~ Demons & Destiny”