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Thunder, Perfect Mind

A Poem found in the Nag Hammadi collection in 1945, dated variously between 1st and 4th centuries. Written with a female narrator who sometimes identifies herself as male, using paradox similar to Zen koans, a sort of poetic riddle. It falls into a c

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Maimonides Quotes

This is not a time to cower down to what we see in the natural but rather to access the unseen with greater faith. My heart is to encourage you right now and to empower you with great faith in a God that does what appears to be impossible.--S Freed

 

Maimonides Quotes

 

''One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipp

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Maimonides on Imagination

Spiritual doors will open in this season that will bring you into a new spiritual landscape. It will become a place of elevation – a higher place than you have been before – a place of purpose. Revelation 3:8 I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name.--BB

Maimonides on the Influence of Negative Emotions on the Imagination

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''We have thus described three kinds of perfection: mental perfection acquired by training, perfection of the natural constitution of the imaginative faculty, and

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Maimonides on Angels

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''As for the existence of angels, there is no necessity to cite any proof from Scripture, where the fact is frequently mentioned. The term elohim  signifies "judges". It has been figuratively applied to angels, and to the Creator a

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Marguerite Porete ~ French Mystic

Marguerite Porete

She was a medieval visionary burned at the stake in the 14th century for heresy. Her vision of the Divine is the same as those blissful mendicants like Lal Ded who wandered naked singing God's name.

from The Mirror of Simple Souls

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Sweetening Judgements ~ Tau Malachi

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I was sitting on the side of a mountain at the weekend, on an island, looking out at the sea, waiting for my husband who had gone in search of more archaeology (rolls eyes)...just fed up with walking around in the heat looking at more big rocks. I

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Numinous

I'm not going to go into Rudolf Otto's work here, as I have not studied it. I just like the word he conjured to deal with the ineffable mystery

~ Numinous.

numinous - the powerful, personal feeling of being overwhelmed and inspired #words skydiving to a tee

''With all your science can you tell me how it is, and when it is, that light comes into t

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40 days and 40 nights.

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Jesus did it.

Buddha did it.

Mohammed did it.

Moses did it on Mount Sinai.

They all took to the desert or some wild place, and practised discipline of the flesh for the magical duration of 40 days, spending that time on some austerity (tapas) with t

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