Human evolution – the Senzar language

  The prophetic record of human destiny and evolution. I’m very pleased that I bought the book : The Book of Secret wisdom – translated by Zinovia Dushkova but the first couple of readings were completely baffling! Sometimes it seems to be talking of the familiar physical world, and often about the world of Gods… Continue reading Human evolution – the Senzar language

European renaissance and the Philosophy of Hermes

Philosophical quote of Hermes: “Humanity looked in awe upon the beauty and the everlasting duration of creation. The exquisite sky flooded with sunlight. The majesty of the dark night lit by celestial torches as the holy planetary powers trace their paths in the heavens in fixed and steady metre – ordering the growth of things… Continue reading European renaissance and the Philosophy of Hermes

a light in the darkness – individual psychology in consumer society

From the final paragraph of The Mysterium Lectures, by post-Jungian psychologist, educator and therapist Dr Edward Edinger; the essence:  “When God is about to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah, Abraham remonstrates: ‘What if there are 5 righteous people there?’ ‘I’ll save it if there are 50.’ ‘What if there are 10?’ ‘I’ll save the city if… Continue reading a light in the darkness – individual psychology in consumer society

Fullness in the Nag Hammadi Scriptures

Quotes from the Nag Hammadi Gospels, on being filled with spirit – often referred to as fullness. The Secret Book of James: Nag Hammadi Scriptures “No-one will enter heaven’s kingdom because I ordered it, but rather because you yourselves are filled.” “Be filled and leave no space empty.” “Be eager for the word. The first… Continue reading Fullness in the Nag Hammadi Scriptures

taking for granted – a miracle / paradise

The World is a miracle 🎇, yet we take it for granted, says the commentary in “The Hermetica“, page 28. Hermes:  How many crafts have been employed, and how many works of art created to form one human being? Statues or portraits don’t just happen without a sculptor or painter.  🎨🖼️🖌️ Has such a sublime… Continue reading taking for granted – a miracle / paradise

Mystical experience following a stroke – jill bolte taylor’s stroke of insight

Excellent video on consciousness, and the 2 sides of our brain: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke.   As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she… Continue reading Mystical experience following a stroke – jill bolte taylor’s stroke of insight

the experience of unity

  The central core of the experience seems to be the conviction, or insight, that the immediate now, whatever its nature, is the goal and fulfillment of all living. {A quote from “This is IT”, by Alan Watts (page 18). A favourite book of mine; first published in 1958.} In the middle of the coronavirus… Continue reading the experience of unity

Wisdom quotes and psychology of the spirit. faith versus belief

quote from The Wisdom of Insecurity – Alan Watts  page 23 “Faith has no preconceptions; it is a plunge into the unknown. Belief clings, but faith lets go. In this sense of the word, faith is the essential virtue of science, and likewise of any religion that is not self-deception.” The Psychology: Rigid beliefs are… Continue reading Wisdom quotes and psychology of the spirit. faith versus belief

Resurrection as depth psychology in Gnostic Gospels

Quote from the Gnostic teacher – a letter to his student, Rheginus, called A Treatise on Enlightenment (abbreviation) Gnostic Gospels – Elaine Pagels Do not suppose that resurrection is a fantasy or illusion. Ordinary human existence is an illusion / spiritual death. Ressurection is a moment of enlightenment, which can happen anytime – IN THIS… Continue reading Resurrection as depth psychology in Gnostic Gospels

Spirit in Nature – poetic Rumi

 “In the heavens I see your eyes, In your eyes I see the heavens. Why look for another Moon or another Sun?— What I see will always be  enough for me.” quote from Rumi In the arms of the beloved, page 8 Poetic feelings from the Islamic inner mystical philosophy of Rumi   Related:  Conscious  … Continue reading Spirit in Nature – poetic Rumi