Tag: mysticism

Called by the Spirits, but not to the Priesthood: The Mystery of Monasticism

I’ve been pondering, over the course of the last month, my relationship to a “calling” by the Spirits I Serve.  There is a deep knowing, in my own experience, when a spirit calls you and claims you.  I felt that I could run away, but […]

The Limits of Language by Kimberly Kirner

I sat in the crowded, small auditorium as Gregory Cajete, a Tewa author and professor at University of New Mexico, tried to help us understand a reconciliation between Western science and indigenous integrated science-religion.  In the question and answer session following, a number of academics […]

Nature Mysticism: Kissed by the Night Sky By Kimberly Kirner

I thought carefully how I wanted to begin my blogging journey in this platform – what sort of introduction to my practice as a Druid and Pagan I wanted to give.  What I concluded is that if I could strip down my practice to one […]

An Introduction by R. M. McGrath

Welcome to Into The Mystic, a blog about Mystical Paganism and polytheism. My name is R.M. McGrath and I’ll be your guide. The purpose of this blog is to explore mysticism and contemplative religion in a Pagan or polytheist context. In part, this will be done […]