Author Archives: mythosophy

About mythosophy

As a tracker follows a trail, I search for wisdom's footprints within the old stories, some newer ones, and selected aphorisms.

What is your Excellence?

Today’s quote: “If you endeavor to follow your heroic ideal and make it real, you will step into the genesis of your creativity; a step toward personal spiritual mastership.” We naturally seek as part of our creativity to control our … Continue reading

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A Tentative Conclusion

What is Myth? Part 5: A Tentative Conclusion Mythosophy can be defined as the “wisdom of myth” and yet Mythosophy cannot be so defined. Myth can be defined and yet we have seen the scholarly failure to fully define it … Continue reading

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Mathematics of Consciousness

Can mathematical truths be identical with divine truths? Are numerals possibly symbolic of spiritual realities? I wonder. Mythosophy begins in wonder. The spiritual master Pythagoras has come down to us, primarily, as a mathematician and progenitor of the Pythagorean Theorem:  … Continue reading

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Inner Peace: There is no App for That

This post’s quote: “Are you a body that has a Soul or are you a Soul that has a body?” It has lately been popular to describe divisiveness within our electorate as “identity politics.” Following the principle that “we tend … Continue reading

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The Way

Religions derive from spiritual paths. Spiritual paths derive from spirituality. All are guideposts along the way. If you seek spirituality, look in the eternal mirror. If your reflection has a smudge, start polishing. Where there is a Soul; there is … Continue reading

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Do a Life Review Today

Today’s Quote: “May our lives bear better fruit and not bitter fruit.” Once upon a time and many years ago my brother almost died. Traveling apart from our families, he and a friend had biked cross country to the ocean … Continue reading

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Spiritual Acceptance

This post quote: “The things in your life that resist your best efforts are your spiritual assignments.” Amidst our life’s hopes, dreams and aspirations there is the hard reality of what must be dealt with and handled. It is natural … Continue reading

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