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Prayer

Hitbodedut is best done outside the town in a place where grass grows, because the grass will awaken your heart. ~ Rabbi Nachman

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One may seek to enter directly into Hitbodedut by meditating on nothingness (ain), however, such meditation is ver

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On Beauty ~ Plotinus

A Tree Spirit

Withdraw into yourself and look.

And if you do not find yourself
beautiful yet,

act as does the creator of a statue that is to be
made beautiful;

he cuts away here, he smoothes there, he makes
this line lighter, this other purer,

until a lovely fa

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Anthony de Mello

''You can be brainwashed by anyone, you know....we want to lean on some body...we love to hear of somebody who has arrived, it gives us hope...but what do you want hope for ! Isn't it a form of desire...You have got it all right now and you don't kn

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1 Reply · Reply by Moon Jan 28, 2015

Inner Christmas

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 “We are all meant to be mothers of God. What good is it to me if this eternal birth of the divine Son takes place unceasingly, but does not take place within myself? And, what good it is to me if Mary is full of grace if I am not also full of grac

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Mandorla

The mandorla is an ancient Christian symbol ~ by Gaylene Anne Barnes http://www.raynbird.com/sacred/product8.html

''The mandorla is an ancient Christian symbol of two circles coming together, 
overlapping one another to form an almond shape in the middle. 
The circles may represent spirit and matter, or heaven and earth.
In the middle is a place of reconciliat

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1 Reply · Reply by Street Preacher Nov 24, 2014

Mission ~ Tau Malachi

(Source ~ Extracts from Forum on sophian.org 30/10/14)

By Tau Malachi ~

''The holy tzaddik, or true human being,is the thrust and aim of creative evolution; all of creation is evolving towards this, the Highest of Life or Human One, and the potentia

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On Light ~ Tau Malachi

From  contribution on October 21st 2014 to http://www.sophian.org/

Extracts ~

Art by Guy Aitchison

''I’m quite struck by the insight of the implication of action or work for the discovery and revelation of the light hidden within creatures and creation.

A few thoughts

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Norea

Norea

Also called Nori, Horaia, Orea. Said to be daughter of Eve, wife of Noah. Counterpart to Seth.

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Miguel Conners writes on Norea....(my words in parenthesis)

Norea’ (is mentioned) in the Nag Hammadi library’s, The Thought of Norea, a short invo

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Hymn to Matter ~ Teilhard de Chardin

Astral Circus, by Robert Venosa

HYMN TO MATTER

‘Blessed be you, harsh matter, barren soil, stubborn rock: you who yield only to violence, you who force us to work if we would eat.

‘Blessed be you, perilous matter, violent sea, untameable passion: you who unless we fetter you wil

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