Civilization and the Mystery Schools

“It appears that all the perfection of civilization, and all the advancement made in philosophy, science, and art among the ancients are due to those institutions which, under the veil of mystery, sought to illustrate the sublimest truths of religion, morality, and virtue and impress them on the hearts of their disciples. … Their chief…

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The Soul and the Ego

“When the soul is disturbed by anger, confused by drunkenness, or sunk in deep depression, the intellect cannot hold fast to the remembrance of God no matter how hard we try to force it. Completely darkened by the violence of the passions, it loses totally the form of perception which is proper to it. Thus…

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Our True Nature

“The words of man are inadequate to express just what man really is, the knowledge of his true nature is beyond the understanding of the unawakened spirit. The inheritance within the grasp of man is without limitation, for it is the totality of all things. Man has not been misled in the hope and belief…

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Random Thoughts 8-24-2014

Earlier this month I toured Peru for twelve days. It was a great adventure, a lot of fun, and a learning experience. I had no idea that the population of Lima is actually greater than New York city, or that nearly one third of the population of Peru (thirty million) lives in Lima. Just as…

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