Edwin Harkness Spina is the author of the award-winning spiritual thriller Mystic Warrior: A Novel Beyond Time and Space. Ed earned an MBA from the University of Chicago, a BSE from Tufts University, and has been studying and practicing mysticism for many years.
Travel is one of the fastest and most effective ways to gain insight into yourself and the world - an accelerated learning environment for personal growth and development.
To many people the words sacred and sex do not belong in the same sentence. To the mystic this is a way to improve our health, strengthen our energy bodies, help manifest our heart's desires, with the...
Your past lives represent another component into what makes you tick. An understanding of reincarnation is a tool that can add a depth of understanding to certain situations, especially relationships.
Even spiritually gifted individuals can be slowed down by "spiritual arrogance." Here's how to avoid the pitfalls.
Avoid manifesting a NEGATIVE outcome from a POSITIVE situation by following this simple principle.
Synchronicities, or meaningful coincidences, occur frequently when you are "in the flow." Learning to recognize and appreciate synchronicities will aid you in living a life of ease and grace.
By allowing yourself to say "I changed my mind" and "I was wrong," you will experience newfound freedom. You will have taken 7 powerful steps towards the mystic virtue of wisdom.
Understanding the universal principles that underlie various religious guidelines can aid in your spiritual evolution and help you avoid getting trapped in dogma.
Having the left and right hemispheres of the brain in synch is the ideal state to transcend the mind and attune with God.
A necessary step on the path to enlightenment is the surrender of the ego. When the ego is subjugated to the will of God, you become a spiritual powerhouse.
As a fundamental guide as to how you should act in every situation, there is no simpler and more elegant advice than to ask for direction from the Master Within.
The secret of creativity is learning how to attune with the One source of all creation. Mystics create their own personal sanctum on a higher plane to receive inspiration.
The desire for enlightenment arises out of a yearning from deep within the soul. It is not a physical, emotional or intellectual quest. Consequently, it's difficult to explain.
In manifesting your ideal life, it is critical to identify unconscious beliefs that might sabotage your efforts. Use these two mystic techniques to help you to overcome these limiting beliefs.
Back in the Middle Ages alchemists sought to transform base metal into gold. Mental alchemy is the process of transmuting your thoughts to improve your life and expand your mind.