A true Mystical Prophet is a warrior who stands up and speaks out against injustice. He or she uses words if necessary, but always for the sake of loving God’s creation.
In this awe-inspiring video, Matthew Fox takes us inside the lives of some of today’s most revered mystics and prophets. He immerses himself in the ways of Meister Eckhart, Hildegard of Bingen, Thomas Merton, and Mary Oliver. But he goes way beyond what they said or wrote — he reveals their inner transformational processes and mystical journeys.
Mystical Prophet: Exploring the Realm of Divination and Prophecy
Throughout history, mystics and prophets have been the spiritual leaders who stood strong for human rights, ecological sustainability, gender equality, education reform, ritual revitalization, and spiritual freedom and integrity — often against powerful opposition. But what does it take to become a true mystic and prophet? In Training For Modern Mystics & Prophets, mystic and bestselling author Matthew Fox shows you the path.
We must not be incredulous, for there are genuine spiritual manifestations that occur, nor should we be credulous, for they may also be illusory. We must examine these experiences seriously, for a long time. And when the evidence supports them, we must accept them as supernatural. But this is not easy, for it requires a great deal of spiritual courage to face our shadows and the challenges of life with the love and compassion of mystics and prophets.
This article was originally published on the The Wild Reed blog in 2013.