God’s Will and the Pure Soul

“You ask how one who desires to follow the movements of God’s Spirit may distinguish these movements, from the natural operations of the mind. There is not, at all times, a positive certainty regarding divine movements. It it were so, we should become infallible as the angels, that is, if we were pure in intentions….

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Thought Power and the Hypnotist

“Thought is a substance as much as air or any other unseen element of which chemistry makes us aware. It is of many and varying degrees in strength. “Strong thought of mind is the same as strong will. Some persons are so weak in thought, as compared with the practiced mesmerizer, that they cannot resist…

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Eternal Will of God And the Torment of the Fall

“The eternal Will is incorruptible, and unchangeable; for the Heart of God is generated out of it, which is the end of the nature and of the Willing. If the Spirits of the Torment had put their imagination, and their desiring Will, forward into the Light of meekness, into the End of Nature, they should…

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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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