Morning comes Bringing an End to the Darkest Night

“I beheld the forces of Knowledge laying siege to the city of Inherited Privilege; but they were few in number and were soon dispersed. “And I saw Freedom walking alone, knocking at doors, and asking for shelter, but no one heeded her pleas. … “I saw Religion buried in books, and Doubt stood in her…

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Life of Love, Beauty, and Freedom

“When night came and slumber spread its garment upon the face of the earth, I left my bed and walked toward the sea saying, ‘The sea never sleeps, and in its vigil there is consolation for a sleepless soul.’ … Then I saw three phantoms sitting upon a rock I stumbled towards them. … The…

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Freewill, Its Meaning and Application

“Work not the desire of thy soul apart from the law of God. How many commandments must I write, and how many laws must I write, and how many laws must I engrave; which, if thou desirest thy freedom, thou canst learn all from thyself? And if thou lovest purity, thou will teach it to…

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Free-Will, Fate, and the Spiritual Master

“We do not wish to enter into a consideration of Free-Will, or Determinism. … Among the many reasons is the principle one that neither side of the controversy is entirely right—in fact, both sides are partially right, according to the Hermetic Teachings. The Principle of Polarity shows that both are but half-truths—the opposite poles of…

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