Ideal-Form of the Soul is Active

“No Ideal-form can be the victim of disturbances or be in any way affected: it remains in tranquility; only the matter associated with it can be affected by any state or experience induced. … It gives growth, but it does not grow. … “The nature of an Ideal form is to be, of itself, an…

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Ascension and Regression, Spirit and Matter

“The law of regression, as well as the law of ascension, is true for all beings. The minerals are plants which have degenerated; the plants are the remnants of animal life; animals and man (his physical body) have a common ancestor. … The spiritual part of man proceeds from the Gods. In that sense, man…

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Love of All Trumps Vengeance

“Thou makest no distinction between Thy fathers and strangers, nor Thy Mother and maidservents, nor her that suckled Thee and the unclean. Was it Thy forwardness or Thy love, o Thou that lovest all? What moves Thee that Thou didst let all that saw Thee have Thee, both rich and poor? Thou helpest them that…

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Patience and Self-Knowledge are Key

Develop Patience “Patience has the effect of attraction, impatience the effect of repulsion on the treasures of higher knowledge. In the higher regions of existence nothing can be attained by haste and unrest. Above all things, desires and cravings must be silenced, for these are qualities of the soul before which all higher knowledge shyly…

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