Category Archives: Wisdom

The Examined Life

Today’s Quote:  “The unexamined life is not worth living…”  Socrates Have you ever taken a test at school with which you were so well-prepared that its taking was fun?  I have, and the memory stands in contrast to other memories … Continue reading

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Icarus, Balance and Spiritual Flight

Today’s quote:  “Balance is living in spiritual flight.  Spiritual flight is living in balance.” I have been a pilot most of my life and have often wondered about the metaphysical implications of the work we do. “Airliner 123, cleared for … Continue reading

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A Sound Exercise

Lone Tree, Namibia© Russell K. Davis 2007 Contemplative Practices:  A Sound Exercise Part 4:  The Spiritual Exercise of H-U-M Today’s Quote:  “Sacrilege or sacrifice; when are we not contemplating?” Quote #2:  “Look into the eternal mirror for your true reflection.” … Continue reading

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Art, Myth; our Creativity

White Sands© Russell K. Davis, 2012 (Originally published October 15, 2015 at Mythosophy.org) Today’s quote:  “You are an artist; your past is your portfolio.” At the heart of Traditionalism, also called the Primordial Tradition, is a viewpoint called the Perennial Philosophy.  … Continue reading

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Let’s Think Mythically

(Originally published August 16, 2015 at Mythosophy.org) Contemplative Practices: Let’s Think Mythically Part 2: Thinking Mythically about Narcissus Today’s quote: “Life is a mirror. Life unerringly reflects back to us our states of consciousness and what we place our attention … Continue reading

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Thinking Mythically

Mythosophy is a contemplative path via the Wisdom of Myth 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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