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by Julie Smith
Fri Feb 01, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Scripture
Replies: 13
Views: 7414

Shalom Leslie! Although the Tradition is not my first language, so to speak, I will share with you what comes to me. When I ask Sophia for guidance on this verse, a couple of things come to mind. Logos is the word of God. Here we see the Middle Pillar as Christ the Logos. Yeshua said, “I did not com...
by Julie Smith
Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:13 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Scripture
Replies: 13
Views: 7414

Greetings Leslie and Tau Malachi, This conversation reminds me of a text in Hebrews, chapter 5, verse 12: "The word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and des...
by Julie Smith
Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: The Gospel of Truth
Topic: Jesus the Mother
Replies: 11
Views: 14566

Greetings All! Just realized in reading through this conversation that it was a bit old, but had a thought in regards to it that I thought I might share. The text says: Thus the Word of the Father goes forth into all, being the fruit of his heart and expression of his will. It supports all. It choos...
by Julie Smith
Mon Jan 07, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: The Blessings of Grief
Replies: 4
Views: 3820

Shalom Tau Malachi, Ah, my eyes filled with tears as I read of your faithful friend and of saying good-bye. The Creator gave us such a precious gift in the animals that become our dear and trusted companions. Sometimes they can seem even closer than humans because of their large, non-judgmental, ca...
by Julie Smith
Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Gnosis & the Power of Faith (Pistis)
Replies: 3
Views: 3642

Thank you for your lovely reply! I like what you say: "Faith, in this regard, seems to be a great guardian, for as much as invoking spiritual self-worth, it also invokes spiritual humility – reliance upon the Divine in our lives." It seems that on the spiritual journey it is so easy to be...
by Julie Smith
Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:29 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Gnosis & the Power of Faith (Pistis)
Replies: 3
Views: 3642

Greetings and Shalom! This is a beautiful piece on faith. In our spiritual journey it is integral, as you say, to get us through the dark and trying times. In addition to that, faith grows into knowing or gnosis and a deeper experience with the Beloved. It grows into a deeper and richer love and re...
by Julie Smith
Tue Dec 04, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Questions on Gnostic practice
Replies: 2
Views: 3469

Greetings and Shalom! I also am a new, registered visitor. I have enjoyed reading through many posts and have especially enjoyed and appreciated Tau Malachi's informative and uplifting books. Thank you! My husband and I live in Portland, Oregon and are just opening up a spiritual center in a small h...

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