How Masculine & Feminine Shaped Religion

While hellenization was happening- FUN FACT: all of the collective knowledge we appreciate today comes from a very blended, and multicultural background. Scribes and priests, Holy people and ordinary folks from every culture imaginable have risked life and limb to carry our most sacred knowledge to safety from invasions and fires to the best of […]

HOW TO HUMAN WITH LOVE

A lot can be said about the spiritual path. We could intellectualize until we’re blue in the face or we can follow a simple commandment: live in love. Everything else is just window dressings. One simple form of living in love comes down to us through the Jesus Prayer. Monks going all the way back […]

MEDITATION AND THE MOON

There’s a fair amount of what some would call Magick to my spiritual path. Seeing life as cyclic in some ways means respecting the cycles of seasons. No one needs a calendar to achieve this sort of practice. All they have to do is look up into the night sky and pay attention to the […]

THE BRIDE & BRIDEGROOM

“A person can receive not even one thing unless it has been given to him from heaven. You yourselves are my witnesses that I said, ‘I am not the Christ,’ but, ‘I have been sent ahead of Him.’ He who has the bride is the groom; but the friend of the groom, who stands and […]

LETS TALK ALCHEMY 2- THE HOLY TRINITY

In our last chat together on Salt, Sulfur and Mercury we talked about how alchemists viewed our consciousness. We took a look at our triune natures- mind, body and soul- and briefly mentioned how they connect to the Divine. Today, I’d like to elaborate on the alchemical concept of Divine creation. To the left is […]

MENTAL ALCHEMY: THE SUN & THE MOON

When Michael Maier depicted Hermes Trismegistus with the sun and the moon he did so knowing this imagery would stir something within our subconscious. See, cosmic language isn’t a language of words. This is why psychologists oftentimes use dream interpretations as a way to help their clients get in touch with their wants and desires […]

MY WORLDVIEW: CONSCIOUSNESS IS THE ALL

VITRIOL & THE PHILOSOPHERS STONE Visit The Interior Of The Earth And Rectify The Hidden Stone. We all know this one. It’s a catchphrase from the alchemy of old making a huge comeback of late. We all know the hidden stone is the fabled philosophers stone capable of transmuting baser metals into pure gold. However, […]

GENESIS 01:An Alchemical Take

We’re all familiar with the Creation Epoch, but how often do we really get to breakdown the way God works here? You guys know from previous posts why I feel it all starts with the utterance of the plural name of God, Elohim, but why is it important? Almost immediately we see a reference to “a […]