Rise Above the Material Now, Before Death

“The gloom and depression of the Lesser Mysteries represented the agony of the spiritual soul unable to express itself because it has accepted the limitations and illusions of the human environment. The crux of the Eleusinian argument was that man is neither better nor wiser after death than during life. If he does not rise…

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Human Intellect, Animal Intellect, and Spiritual Truth

We are learning more and more everyday about how animals think. We use to believe that animals did not experience emotions. We now know that even many animals we consider primitive have the emotional part of the brain. Some now feel that higher animals have an intellect as well. This may be true. Yet that…

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Resurrection, Seventh Day, Eighth Day, and Creation

“He who for our sake shared in God’s rest of the seventh day also for our sake participates in God’s deifying energy on the eighth day, that is, in the mystical resurrection, and leaves lying in the sepulcher his linen clothes and the napkin that was about his head. Those who perceive this, like Peter…

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Spiritual Ancestors and Physical Ancestors

“In you are all your blood ancestors and also your spiritual ancestors. You can touch the presence of your father and mother in each cell of your body. They are truly present in you, along with your grandparents and great-grandparents. Doing this, you know you are their continuation. You may have thought that your ancestors…

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