I've been reading "The Place of Mingled Powers: Spiritual Beings in the Magical Lodge" by John Michael Greer, and one of the parts that stood out to me was an offhand comment that the lodge system developed because Western Occultists, by and large, don't ha...
N. N. Taleb likes outliers and minorities. He wrote an interesting book called ' Black Swan: The impact of the highly improbable ', which was a fascinating read that I highly recommend. Recently, I read an article by him called " The Most Intolerant Wins: T...
Gnosticism has several different ways to approach our mythological figures. The Son of God can be approached as a preacher in Galilee, or a cosmic principle of The Word (Logos). Mary can be the mother of Jesus or the Mother of God, Queen of Heaven, Sophia, ...
The fourth volume of Joseph Wolf's series on the Shem ha Mephoresh is now available on Amazon for kindle . This fourth volume goes past angel summoning 101, and into deeper contacts and ties with the entities in the Illuminated Circle. You'll read the resul...
It has now been over a year since we've been in our new home. I could not have done it without the people who helped us with our donations for the downpayment. Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts. I'm not going to acknowledge you all by name in publ...
Here in the west, it's quite dry. There are a lot of fires. The drought in California has been going on for some time, and even in rainy Oregon we've had unseasonably early dry weather and low snow pack. Most of Oregon's water needs are met by snow melt wat...
I've now officially met more neighbors in my country house than I ever did living in the city. There's the YardGuy* and his lovely wife, the Conversationalist. They live up the hill from us, and are delightful people. The Conversationalist gave Paddy a numb...
"Two fates bear me on to the day of death. If I hold out here and I lay siege to Troy My journey home is gone, but my glory never dies. If I voyage back to the fatherland I love, My pride, my glory dies... True, but the life that's left me will be long, The...
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On the Apropriate Performance of the Seven Spheres in Seven Days
Wow, what a terrible idea a public "Seven Spheres in Seven Days" group turned out to be. There were people who wanted to do the rites in a w
Spiritual Technology: Calendars - Rose Cross Community
Calendars are an ancient tool with practical and spiritual significance. How can we use this Spiritual Technology to grow our spiritual live
Spiritual Technology: Prayer II - Rose Cross Community
Father Bray shares some ideas about Prayer, gnostic meditation, and the different methods we use to contact Divinity.
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Service as Everyday Practice - Rose Cross Community
Monsignor Scott Rassbach muses on the idea of Service as a practice for the gnostic.
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