Mystical Grace

Contemplating a Mystic’s Way to Freedom

Grace means there is nothing I can do to make God love me more, and nothing I can do to make God love me less.
-Phillip Yancey

Kimberly Holman has a knack for translating deep spiritual truth into simple, everyday language while sharing her personal struggles and quandaries. With a dual background in psychology and religious studies, she takes a special interest in transpersonal psychology as it relates to spiritual transformation.  

Why Humanity is Redeemed By the Cross

A few years back, I published the following article on I encourage you to see it there, as well as all of the other great articles and resources on that site. If you’ve been following Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations this week, you’ll know he’s been talking about Jesus’ Death. He notes that the word “sin” in the passage God’s Lamb takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29) is singular. According to Rohr’s interpretation, this passage refers to a single sin—the sin of redemptive violence. I think you’ll find this article complementary to his interpretation. I hope you enjoy it.

How Mindfulness Meditation Helps Relieve Chronic Pain

In this post, I present the entire map of how mindfulness meditation practice helps us in our quest to resolve chronic pain. We will look at these aspects of the journey: the basic problem, the mindfulness solution, the method used, the essence of the practice, the primary purpose of practice, the envisioned goal, and expected results.

Kimberly Holman

Kimberly Holman

Mystic Poet | Founder, Contemplative Light

Kimberly Holman has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maine and an M.A. in Religious Studies from Naropa University. She is a certified mindfulness teacher who has been practicing meditation since 1996. Kim is accomplished in various styles of writing; poetic prose tends to be closest to her heart.

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