Descent of the Soul Into the World of Matter

“Empedocles says that it is law for faulty souls to descend to this sphere, and that he himself was here because he turned a deserter, wandered from God, in slavery to a raving discord. … Pythagoras and his school seem to me to convey on this as in many other matters. … “We have to…

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The Hero of Myth and the Soul

The Hero of Myth “To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self.” ~Charles Horton Cooley I like the TV show Henry Danger. I know it’s supposed to be a show for teens, but I also…

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Soul Care is Educating, Strengthening, and Nourishing

“The soul must be wrought with the hard smiting blows of adversity and sorrow. It must be gently molded by the waters of humility and charity; it must be chased by understanding and patience. These are things which form a shape of harmonious beauty. But other things shape it in ugliness, these are: falsehood and…

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Illuminator of Knowledge and the Fruit-Bearing Trees

“Once again, for the third time, the illuminator of knowledge passes by in great glory to leave some of the seed of Noah and the sons of Ham and Japheth—to leave fruit-bearing trees for himself. And he redeems their souls from the day of death. The whole creation that came from the dead earth will…

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