The Great Sphinx of Truth and Knowledge

“Confronting mankind there stands a sphinx—the vast unknown. However well a man may be informed concerning a specific subject, his furthermost outlook concerning that subject is bounded by an impenetrable infinity. And the ‘discovered,’ as I will show, has only transferred ignorance to other laces. Science has confined its labors to superficial descriptions, not the…

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Seek Divine Light as Well as Material Light

“Disciple: But is it not for me to attain, if I can, both the Light of God, and the Light of the outward Nature too, and to make use of them both for the ordering of my life wisely and prudently? Master: It is Right so to do. And it is indeed a treasure above…

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Fear Power and Controlling It

“The thought current of fear is everywhere. All humanity fears something –disease, death, loss of fortune, loss of friends, loss of something. Everyone has his or her pet fear. It extends to the most trivial details of life. … The more sensitive you are to the impress of thought, the more liable are you to…

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Thought World: Understanding and Controlling It

“We wish to touch upon a certain feature of subconscious mentation that has been much dwelt upon by certain schools, … but which has also been misunderstood. … We allude to what has been called the ‘Power of Thought.’ While this power is very real, and like any other of the forces of nature may…

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Secret Schools of Mystery and Civilization

“Few realize the extent to which the ancient secret schools influenced contemporary intellects and, through these minds, posterity. Robert Macoy, in his General History of Freemasonry, pays a magnificent tribute to the part played by the ancient Mysteries in the rearing of the edifice of human culture. He says , in part: ‘It appears that…

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Sun of Righteousness and the Light of God

“God, it is said, is the Sun of Righteousness (cf. Mat. 4:2), and the rays of His supernal goodness shine down on all men alike. The soul is wax if it cleaves to God, but clay if it cleaves to matter. … Clay hardens in the sun, while wax grows soft. Similarly, every soul that,…

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