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Day: May 27, 2012

My Story

My Story

I began my spiritual/philosophical quest as a very conservative Christian in the late 1970’s. This was, of course, after the typical teenage tomfoolery of the early to mid-70’s. I suppose I was always a Truth seeker; I simply didn’t know where to begin. I had been fascinated with esoteric matters from the age of about 12, however. Around age 18, I began attending a very conservative Christian church, met my wife, and married at age 20. Coming from a working-class…

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The Principle of Gender

The Principle of Gender

Gender is in everything; everything has its Masculine and Feminine Principles; Gender manifests on planes (The Kybalion). This seventh and last great Hermetic principle reveals the truth that gender is manifested in everything in the Universe.  The words “gender” and “sex” are not the same in this Hermetic teaching. The word “gender” is taken from a Latin word meaning “to beget; procreate; to create or produce.” According to The Kybalion, sex is merely a manifestation of gender on the physical…

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The Principle of Cause and Effect

The Principle of Cause and Effect

Every Cause has its Effect; every Effect has its Cause; everything happens according to Law; Chance is but a  name  for  Law  not  recognized;  there  are  many  planes  of  causation,  but  nothing  escapes  the  Law (The Kybalion). I find myself saying, “This must have happened for a reason,” all the time. This is why. Things don’t just occur; there is no such thing as pure chance, just as there is no pure determinism. These kind of polarities are always paradoxical…

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