Eclipse

Judging The Power Of Eclipses

Any practicing astrologer will confirm the power of an eclipse. Even non astrologers can see it, just by observing the wild events that happen at those times. There are some astrologers who say that nothing major happens in life - good or bad - without...

mental health

Astrology and Psychology

Astrology was the actual psychological system of the ancient world. It remained so, right up to the 19th century with the advent of Freud and his many disciples. What we call modern psychology is a relatively new thing - perhaps 150 years old. A blink...

the god who screwed up sometimes

Book Review: The God Who Screwed Up Sometimes

Just read this very interesting book. Here’s my review. This will appear in the Spring issue of Diamond Fire. THE GOD WHO SOMETIMES SCREWED UP, Ian Lawton. Rational Spirituality Press, www.rspress.org. 327 Pages. Paperback. $12.95, £7.99. This well written and interesting book is a memoir on two...

Reader Query

Readers’ Q&A

I received this from one of our readers. “Dear Joe, This is to request you to write a blog on what a native can expect if his birthday falls on a full moon or new moon day - what kind of changes to expect in the...

faith

Faith

“Faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen” “Your Faith is your Fortune” Neville Truer words were never written. Life gives us according to what we believe about it. John D. Rockefeller famously said that “the person who says that...

walter layton

On Walter Lanyon

Walter Lanyon (1887-1967) wrote over 40 books and gave innumerable lectures. He gave the eternal truths from the Christian Perspective. Of the Christian mystics, I rank him among the greatest. He talked and wrote in the language of the Christian but he conveyed far more...

Francis Bacon

On Francis Bacon

Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was the Plato of his age - perhaps of the modern world. But he was a Christianized version of Plato. He was the closest thing to Plato’s “Philosopher King” that we have seen in the Western world. All knowledge was his...

Salvation

Salvation Is Only A Breath Away

Man is the measure of the Cosmos. The consciousness of man contains everything that you see in nature. The vast galaxies and star systems are in man. The consciousness of every master, saint, master mind is in man’s consciousness. Likewise, the consciousness of the animal,...

Divine Distant

Is the Divine Distant from Us?

One of the big blockages to spiritual progress is the belief that the Divine is distant from us outside of ourselves - high and mighty (which it is) - difficult to contact. Nothing could be further from the truth. As the scripture says he is “closer...