Nurturing the Inspired and Spacious Mind
Materialism has many definitions, but for the modern human soul it is particularly characterized by a sense of compression. When we can no longer feel or affirm the spirituality of our inmost being, a sense of density replaces immensity; a feeling of severance replaces that of reverence.
The buoyant spaciousness of the soul is an essential component of joy; its absence is the cause of many forms of depression (literally, to suffer from the feeling of being deep-pressed). If the wings of the modern soul are wounded, how then are they mended? While the answers to finding spirituality may present themselves in many teachings and philosophies, they will not take hold within us, even when the words themselves are true, if we do not actively experience their reality. The Living Logos, or Creative Word within the human soul must be felt and heard as a true presence and potent force.