Entries by Catherine Dowling

What is Breathwork? (Part 1 of more)

The way is sometimes easy, smooth, a downhill trip.  It happens naturally as we go through life.  We have an insight, a transformation.  Sometimes we recognize that it’s the result of days or weeks  or even years spent mulling over things, facing hard facts and processing our emotions.   And sometimes it seems to happen spontaneously, […]

The Mystic Emotion

Albert Einstein once wrote, “The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion. Herein lies the germ of all art and all true science.”  Mysticism is an old and beautiful word.  It predates terms like peak states, out of body experiences, mojo.  It means the experience of aware union with the life […]

What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It’s close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically. -Elie Wiesel

What is Spirituality in Action

Spirituality is who we are, the life within us, the life around us.  It’s the air we breathe and the ground we walk upon.  It is our nature and our substance, our world and everything in that world.  It’s the continuum of life as we know it. Spirituality goes by many names – god, Buddha, […]