The Animal Kingdom – A Legacy Still Inwardly Sensed

17 Mar

The Animal Kingdom  ~ A Legacy Still Inwardly Sensed ~ All life evolves, and does so through categories of form. This is an idea central to the esoteric understanding of Creation. The miraculous achievements of the mind have emerged only because the foundation of human consciousness was built long ago, when life was lived within […]

The Mineral World – Our Forgotten Ancestry

17 Mar

The Mineral World  ~ Our Forgotten Ancestry ~ For more than a century, learned scientists have informed us that humanity emerged from the animal kingdom through the processes of evolution. Though some differences do exist, the Esoteric Philosophy is generally in agreement with this notion. However, esotericism goes on to say that our animal relatives […]

The Sonata of the Master Musician

17 Mar

The Sonata of the Master Musician Sound gives birth to all that is. It is the power behind existence itself, and the universe is merely its outer effect. At first glance this may seem a strange notion. Yet, within Christian theology we are told that creation came forth in response to the “Word.” In the […]

The Path of Purification

17 Mar

The Path of Purification The spiritual path contains within it a great divide. It is a division that marks the transition from spiritual living based exclusively on faith, to a type of awareness governed by experiential recognition of the soul. During the long sojourn of the soul over countless lives, there comes a particular incarnation […]

The Soul of Humanity Emerges

17 Mar

The Soul of Humanity Emerges When looking at the current state of the world, it may seem that humanity is on a downward slope heading for disaster. Whether we consider the escalating crisis occurring in the Middle East, widespread famine in Africa or the destruction of the Brazilian rainforest, humanity seems to be at the […]

The Saving Force

17 Mar

The Saving Force As we look at the current state of the world, it can easily feel like civilization is coming to an end. All around us we see suffering, pain and strife. Racial, ethnic and national divisions are globally inflamed, and separateness seems to be the order of the day. Seeing this, it is […]

The Seven Rays of Divine Manifestation

17 Mar

The Seven Rays of Divine Manifestation Who am I? Strangely, this powerful question is one that seems difficult to fully answer. It is a question that is asked by each of us (consciously or unconsciously) every day of our lives. Indeed, it is not an exaggeration to say that all aspects of life are arenas […]

Practical Mysticism – The Way of the Future

17 Mar

Practical Mysticism ~ The Way of the Future ~ For centuries, mysticism has been a major force in our quest to experience God and the spiritual dimension of life. Our yearning to find relationship with the Divine is ancient, and has been an instinctual impulse within us since the dawning hour of humankind. Indeed, this […]

Stepping Into The Dark

17 Mar

Stepping Into The Dark To walk the occult path is often a journey filled with uncertainty. In some sense, it is a choice akin to traveling in the darkness of night. Sometimes its difficult to live a life where one is committed to the Hierarchy, while at the same time feeling ambivalent regarding what to […]

Spiritual Initiation – Milestones to Enlightenment

17 Mar

Spiritual Initiation ~ Milestones to Enlightenment ~ The journey to enlightenment is one governed by initiation. This is a fact often overlooked by those who yearn for spiritual growth. In the Esoteric Tradition, the study of spiritual initiation is a cornerstone of inquiry. To understand it is to grasp the requirements for walking the Path […]