Desert Fathers: Early Christian Monks

Desert Fathers: Early Christian Monks The Desert Fathers represent one important part of the history of the Christian Religion. Christianity is not as linear as the official mainstream version tries to imply. M...

Collective Karma

Collective Karma Collective Karma is a type of a group Karma. This concept refers to a phenomenon where a group of souls are bound together by karmic ties and works through matching vibrations.  Individual kar...

The Divine Gift of Gratitude

The Divine Gift of Gratitude Gratitude is more than a feeling or an attitude, it is a way of life. When we delve into the etymological meaning of the expression “Thank you”, we often find people that ask “W...

30 Rosicrucian Precepts of Life

30 ROSICRUCIAN PRECEPTS OF LIFE Rosicrucian Precepts of Life: The following rules are taken from old and modern manuscripts wherein certain regulations are set forth for the guidance of Rosicrucian, who are ...

Beatrice: The Vision that Stood Time

Beatrice: The Vision that Stood Time Dante and Beatrice, by Henry Holiday. Dante looks longingly at Beatrice (in center) passing by with friend Lady Vanna (red) along the Arno River Beatrice Portinari has ...

Astrotheurgy – Astrological Theurgy

Astrotheurgy - Astrological Theurgy The term Astrotheurgy comes from the combination of Astro (astrology, the stars) and Theurgy (Greek for "work of God", or divine magic).  In the Gnostic Wisdom, we can find ...

Gnosis as Living Knowledge

Gnosis as Living Knowledge Gnosis is the fullness of knowledge, comprised of Faith and Philosophy. If one is wanting to get to the Gnosis without philosophy, without dialectics, or without the study of nature,...

Blessing of Food: The Mystical Meaning

The Blessing of Food: The Mystical Meaning The Blessing of Food is one of our many spiritual responsibilities, especially if we want to solidify the sense of interconnectedness with All THAT IS. Food is one...

You are the Messenger, not the Message

You are the Messenger, not the Message  Zen Traditional Tales "Tattoo inside your eyelids this reminder: 'you are the messenger, not the message. You are just like everyone else.' " This was the advice giv...

Rumi: Mystical Friendship

Rumi: A Mystical Friendship Rumi, or Jalal Ud-Din Rumi (1207-1273), is recognizably one the greatest of the Islamic mystics besides being an extraordinary poet of love and Mankind. Born in Afghanistan, he pass...