Monthly Archives: May 2015

Albert Einstein

Nobel Prize Laureate Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, which along with quantum mechanics is one of the two pillars of modern physics. He is best known for his … Continue reading

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Byron Katie

Byron Kathleen Mitchell, better known as Byron Katie (born December 6, 1942), is an influential American speaker and author who teaches a method of self-inquiry known as “The Work of Byron Katie” or simply as “The Work”. She is married … Continue reading

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Thomas Traherne

Thomas Traherne (1636 or 1637 – ca. 27 September 1674) was an English mystic, poet, clergyman, theologian, and religious writer. Little information is known about his life. The intense, scholarly spirituality in his writings has led to his being commemorated … Continue reading

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Barry Long

Barry Long (1 August 1926 – 6 December 2003) was an Australian mystic, spiritual teacher, and writer. He was born and raised in Australia and had little formal education. In his twenties he became editor of a Sydney Sunday newspaper, … Continue reading

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Marianne Williamson

Marianne Deborah Williamson (born July 8, 1952) is an American spiritual teacher, author and lecturer. She has published ten books, including four New York Times number one bestsellers. She is the founder of Project Angel Food, a meals-on-wheels program that … Continue reading

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, and mystic. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated … Continue reading

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Olaf Stapledon

William Olaf Stapledon (10 May 1886 – 6 September 1950) – known as Olaf Stapledon – was a British mystic of another order (perhaps of a future order) than what is traditionally thought of as a spiritual adept. He was … Continue reading

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