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Day: May 19, 2012

The Principle of Mentalism

The Principle of Mentalism

Creation of Light, by Gustave Doré (1832–1883) According to The Kybalion, The All is Mind; the Universe is Mental In other words, The All, what we think of as God, The Infinite, which is beyond all understanding, is all and is in all. We cannot really say what The All is; only that it is The All. We cannot say The All is Soul or Spirit because The All supersedes these classifications. For the sake of analogy, however, we can…

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The Seven Principles of Hermeticism

The Seven Principles of Hermeticism

I plan on beginning a series of articles consisting of my thoughts on the seven principles of Hermeticism. I’m really just delving into them in detail for myself, but I am a mere neophyte. These articles will briefly state what I have to say on these topics as I traverse through them. Usually, these short articles I write are simply musings and bits of thoughts. I began writing these small pieces in college. A philosophy professor of mine liked the…

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Practicum of Soul

Practicum of Soul

Now that we know a few things about Soul and her movements, what can we do with this knowledge? In my own journey, I try to keep in mind the Hermetic axiom, As above, so below; as below, so above. This keep me thinking about correspondences between Nature and the Higher Planes, the microcosm and the macrocosm. I try to think mythologically when experiencing the world. I try to “see through,” as Hillman called it. This makes for an interesting…

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