Discovering the divine in her own backyard
Parabola Volume 41, No. 4, Winter 2016-2017: Generosity & Service Jesus Christ said, “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” Jesus, like Buddha, Muhammad, Moses, […]
Parabola’s new cover depicts a woman gazing into a crystal ball. Presumably she is trying to divine the future. Are the days and years to come foreseeable? If so, then what of free will, our apparent ability to make choices and to influence the course of events? If our futures are determined, what does that mean for our spiritual search? How is liberation possible?
The Spring 2015 issue of Parabola, explores the ancient root meaning of “sin”—“missing the mark.” And, as Jesus says in The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, “Sin as such does not exist. You only bring it into manifestation when you act in ways that are adulterous in nature.”
What I’m coming to lately is an end of life conviction that there is more to consciousness than what is produced in my little head, or yours,” says James George in a heart-opening interview in this Winter 2014 issue of Parabola.