Ceres’ Two Torches: Intuition and Reason

“Pluto, the lord of the underworld, represents the body intelligence of man; and the rape of Persephone is symbolic of the divine nature assaulted and defiles by the animal soul and dragged downward into the somber darkness of Hades, which is here uses as a synonym for the material, or objective, sphere of consciousness. ……

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Reason of Will and Divine Reason

“The spirit of the Will may mount aloft in pride, self-conceit, or covetousness; (from whence self-arrogance rises, the Will of Reason desiring to be honored;) for it supposes it has attained the sum of all happiness when it has gotten the Light of Reason, and can judge the House of hidden Mysteries that is shut…

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Enlightened Reason to Understand Truth

“The enlightened man shall also mark and behold the attributes of the Father in the Godhead: how He is omnipotent Power and Might, Creator, Mover, Preserver, Beginning and End, the Origin and Being of all creatures. This the rill of grace shows to the enlightened reason in its radiance. It also shows the attributes of…

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Reason, Knowledge, and Learning Truth

“When Reason speaks to you, hearken to what she says, and you shall be saved. Make good use of her utterances and you shall be as one armed. For the Lord has given you no better guide than Reason. … For Reason is a prudent minister, a loyal guide, and a wise counselor. … “Yet…

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