Magic of Matter, Mysticism of Spirit, Psychic Between

“The mere transcending of phenomena does not entail the attainment of the Absolute. Magic, even at its best, extends rather than escapes the boundaries of the phenomenal world. It stands, where genuine, for that form of transcendentalism which does abnormal things, but does not lead anywhere. … The true ‘Science of Ultimates’ must be a…

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Expanded Abilities from Expanded Consciousness

“Expanded abilities can develop in people who’ve had a near-death experience, a traumatic accident, or major surgery. It is as though the dramatic shock to the energy body and the mind cracks them open so more of the soul can flood in, bringing heightened consciousness-and-energy. … The traumatic event acts as an excuse to be…

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Creation of Man, Body and Spirit

“Here we are to consider the creation of man. Moses saith, God created man in His Image, in the Image of god created he him. … And out of the Substance of the inward and outward World Man was created; out of, and in the likeness of the birth of all substances. … The image…

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Physical Body, Psychic Body, Spiritual Body: All Important

“It is a false idea on the part of certain mystics to disparage the value of the physical body. It has just as much value as the astral body; its mission is to become the temple of the soul. … In comparison with the physical body the astral body—the seat of passions and desires—is rudimentary…

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