Mark J Janssen

Mark Janssen

Mark Janssen is an American mystic who writes about modern Spirituality. My writing is a part of my everyday life of working with others. Everywhere I look I see angels and spirits. My work and my writing are based on a lifetime of living mysteries.

Articles Mark has Published
Mysteries
Mysteries

Routine keeps us sane. Every day when I wake up I say good morning to God, St. Michael and the angels. I follow that with a routine that ends with at least a half hour of meditation. It's no mystery why »

Routine keeps us sane. Every day when I wake up I say good morning to God, St. Michael and the angels. I follow that with a routine that ends with at least a half hour of meditation. It's no mystery why I meditate. It keeps me sane. Meditation calms me. It unwinds whatever madness may have been or is yet to come. It is my opportunity to listen to God. After meditating my day unfolds as it will. Once..

Mark Janssen · 3 days ago

Mark Janssen · 3 days ago

Floods, Hellfire and Brimstone
Floods, Hellfire and Brimstone

Tens of thousands of acres of forest, farms and homes have burned this year in the Western United States. Fires continue at full roar in parts of the West. Some of those fires were not too far from where »

Tens of thousands of acres of forest, farms and homes have burned this year in the Western United States. Fires continue at full roar in parts of the West. Some of those fires were not too far from where I sit writing this. The air was grey and full of ash. Breathing was dicey. In middle to late August a massive hurricane struck the American Gulf Coast. Over seventy people were killed. Much of southern..

Mark Janssen · September 10th, 2017

Mark Janssen · September 10th, 2017

Turning
Turning

This morning a friend reminded me of the meaning of the phrase "to turn the other cheek". It is to turn our heads, to see things in a different perspective. It's the offer we receive to change from lashing »

This morning a friend reminded me of the meaning of the phrase "to turn the other cheek". It is to turn our heads, to see things in a different perspective. It's the offer we receive to change from lashing out when we are upset or hurt by another person or a set of circumstances over which we have no control. And isn't that tedious? When we do not have control over the circumstances in our lives we..

Mark Janssen · September 3rd, 2017

Mark Janssen · September 3rd, 2017

Company
Company

There has been much made of the phrase that life is a journey. It's been popular for many years. Life may be a journey, but not much stock is placed anymore on the company we keep. That was long a central »

There has been much made of the phrase that life is a journey. It's been popular for many years. Life may be a journey, but not much stock is placed anymore on the company we keep. That was long a central idea that we heard from our parents, grandparents and at school. Preachers preached long and loud about the value of keeping good company. In a time and world where electronic toys have become our..

Mark Janssen · August 27th, 2017

Mark Janssen · August 27th, 2017