Symmetry in Our Environment and Our Lives

“The Mysteries held that man, in part at least, was the product of his environment Therefore they considered it imperative that every person be surrounded by objects which would invoke the highest and noblest sentiments. They proved that it was possible to produce beauty in life by surrounding life with beauty. They discovered that symmetrical…

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Overflowing Beauty in Spiritual Realms

“When the soul cleaves to what is kindred to it, how can it turn away from what it loves to anything inferior? It will even resent its incarnate life, finding it a hindrance to the attainment of the beautiful. For though the intellect, while living in matter, beholds intelligible beauty but dimly, yet intelligible blessings…

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Tension, Art, and Creativity

Tension in Creation “Now the expression of vision, of reality, of beauty, at an artist’s hands—the creation of new life in all forms—has two factors: the living molding creative spirit, and the material in which it works. Between these two there is is inevitable a difference of tension. The material is at best inert, and…

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The Ultimate Aspiration

“The eyes that were deceived on Earth now see clearly. O what splendors are revealed! The music unheard by earthly ears now sounds sweet melodious music. O what joyous rapture it brings! The nostrils inhale perfumes too delicate for the earthly nose, O how the heat sings! All dumbness, all dullness and all sordidness, which…

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