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by staroath
Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:24 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Our Lady in this time and place
Replies: 1
Views: 1652

Our Lady in this time and place

This morning I feel profoundly the presence of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a living Presence full of Light, Comfort and True and Holy Wisdom. As has been written Our Lady first appeared during a time of unimaginable suffering and tribulation: "Her first appearance comes following a time of holocaust...
by staroath
Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:51 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 44: Invoking Mercy in the midst of Great Judgment
Replies: 2
Views: 2321

Re: Psalm 44: Invoking Mercy in the midst of Great Judgment

A section from Psalm 44: You are my King and my God; you command[a] victories for Jacob. 5 Through you we push down our foes; through your name we tread down our assailants. 6 For not in my bow do I trust, nor can my sword save me. 7 But you have saved us from our foes, and have put to confusion tho...
by staroath
Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Invisibly Embodied
Replies: 3
Views: 2469

Re: Invisibly Embodied

Shalom! I am quite taken by what has been shared above in regards to the concept of " inwardness versus outwardness": "First, if we consider emunah-faith, it is the intelligence of our heart - an intuitive intelligence, and it is an awareness of inwardness, the inwardness of ourselves...
by staroath
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Prophecy Beyond the Body
Replies: 18
Views: 5944

Re: Prophecy Beyond the Body

Shalom Tau Malachi! Thank your for your insights into the nature of the One -Who-Sits- On-The-Throne in Ezekiel's Vision and Hua in the beginning of Revelation! I have another question. My question here by no means wants to distract from the teachings given above about the stages of purification of ...
by staroath
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Prophecy Beyond the Body
Replies: 18
Views: 5944

Re: Prophecy Beyond the Body

Shalom Tau Malachi! Firstly let me thank you on behalf of all your companions for the sharing of such profound mysteries! As I have and am pausing to come to some understanding of these deep and sacred mysteries, perhaps I may venture with the most basic of questions, with great respect. As has been...
by staroath
Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Sefer Yetzirah: Book of Formation
Topic: Fifty Gates of Understanding (Binah)
Replies: 16
Views: 8989

Re: Fifty Gates of Understanding (Binah)

Shalom! As has been shared above by Tau: " There are corresponding manifestations of the Fifty Gates; the gates as they are in Atzilut are the same from one world to another, but their manifestation in Beriyah, Yetzirah and Asiyah is different from one world to another, for the actual evolution...
by staroath
Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Holy Partzuf of Adam Kadmon: The Primordial Human Being
Replies: 11
Views: 5786

Re: The Holy Partzuf of Adam Kadmon: The Primordial Human Be

Shalom! Most wonderous and awesome are these teachings from the Wisdom Treasury! As has been shared: "Now as we know the souls of all creatures in heaven and earth have their root in Adam Kadmon, whether the souls of humans or souls of angels, and even in the mineral and vegetable kingdoms ther...
by staroath
Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: 72 Names of God: Gevurot & Hasidim
Topic: The Thirty-Second Names
Replies: 4
Views: 4981

Re: The Thirty-Second Names

Shalom! May I perhaps add another question to this thread concerning the Name of Vau-Shin-Resh. As has been spoken in other places by Tau Malachi: "As we have alluded to above, in place of Yod-He-Vau-He we may also intone Yod-He-Shin-Vau-He, also Yod-He-Vau-Shin-He; with the former is the kavva...
by staroath
Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Bahir: Book of Illumination
Topic: The Bahir: The Sephiroth as Gradations of Darkness
Replies: 5
Views: 2956

Re: The Bahir: The Sephiroth as Gradations of Darkness

Shalom Tau Malachi! I am finding much delight in the teachings being revealed here about the relationships with the Sefirot "interiors and exteriors" and their similar relationship within the various levels of soul, what a beautiful revelation to my hearing! I do have a clarifying question...
by staroath
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:10 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Opening the Way for the Revelation of God (Exodus 19:25)
Replies: 4
Views: 2765

Re: Opening the Way for the Revelation of God (Exodus 19:25)

Shalom Tau Malachi! Thank you for sharing this beautiful explanation about the work of Tzaddik ascending and descending to proper grades to uplift spirits and souls in the Great Work. My question regards where you have written " although Moses prepared the people, nevertheless they were overwhe...
by staroath
Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: In My Father's House are Many Dwellings
Replies: 6
Views: 6521

Re: In My Father's House are Many Dwellings

Shalom Tau Malachi, I am hearing and appreciate very much in this teaching something very helpful in regards to an expansion of the term End-of Days. As spoken above in the context of the verses given from John 14, Yeshua is on one hand speaking about the afterlife for the individual, but also these...
by staroath
Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: Sefer Yetzirah: Book of Formation
Topic: Fifty Gates of Understanding (Binah)
Replies: 16
Views: 8989

Ma’aseh Yeshua

"He is the image of the invisible God [El, Elohim], the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers - all things have been created through him and for him” “He himself is bef...
by staroath
Sun Jun 19, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Sefer Yetzirah: Book of Formation
Topic: Fifty Gates of Understanding (Binah)
Replies: 16
Views: 8989

Re: Fifty Gates of Understanding (Binah)

Shalom Tau Malachi! My heart leaps with joy at the beauty of this teaching, and thank you very much for the wonderful pointing out! I am wondering if more can be shared in regard to Gate 25 and 26? This is new to my hearing. There seems to be perhaps a pivot point with these Gates being mid-way.(?) ...
by staroath
Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:07 am
Forum: Sefer Yetzirah: Book of Formation
Topic: Fifty Gates of Understanding (Binah)
Replies: 16
Views: 8989

Re: Fifty Gates of Understanding (Binah)

Shalom Tau Malachi! Grace and Peace to all this day in the Name of Adonai Yeshua Messiah! Thank you for drawing out this complex and beautiful teaching Brother Phillip. As we begin to engage this sacred contemplation given here, a couple questions come to mind that perhaps may be clarified. In provi...
by staroath
Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:12 am
Forum: Revelations of Angels in Heaven & on Earth
Topic: Kerubiel: Great Kerub of God
Replies: 4
Views: 12060

Re: Kerubiel: Great Kerub of God

Shalom Tau Malachi! Blessings to all in the Light of our Adonai! I was wondering if anything can be said about relationship (if any) of the four Great Kerubim that emanate from Kerubiel, and the emanations of Archangel Michael in Kerubic Form that can be found in Rite One in the Order of St.Michael?...
by staroath
Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Hitbonenut: Contemplation of God in Creation (Job 12:7-8)
Replies: 11
Views: 4338

Re: Hitbonenut: Contemplation of God in Creation (Job 12:7-8

Shalom dear Martina, I also have been quite taken by this contemplation alluded to in this recent discourse. How interesting when we view the "mixed multitude within the children of Israel" with in our own selves! I offer this teaching from Tau Malachi: "When Yeshua saw the crowds, he...
by staroath
Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:39 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Embodiment of Tiferet: Fullness of Messiah (Numbers 24:5)
Replies: 7
Views: 3147

Re: Embodiment of Tiferet: Fullness of Messiah (Numbers 24:5

Shalom! Thank you for this marvelous teaching! How wonderful is the relationship being laid out before us regarding: The lower, outer aspects of Tiferet- personified as Jacob and "tents"- representing our body, person and life(impermanence) also corresponding to Yesod and Shaddai- lower ou...
by staroath
Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Uplifting Feelings of Lack
Replies: 7
Views: 3506

Unquenchable desire- the Path

Praise God for the gift of a Living Lineage and tradition- for our forum and a teacher who shows us the way to transform a phrase like "delusion of lack" from the incorrect idea that "I am doing this all wrong" into a potential method for uplifting sparks in our selves and this w...
by staroath
Sat May 16, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Arnon
Replies: 2
Views: 1795

Arnon

Of interest of late has been a contemplation around the passage found in Numbers that immediately follows the telling of the people being attacked by the firesnakes and the relief given by the bronze serpent set up on high: 10 The Israelites set out, and camped in Oboth. 11 They set out from Oboth, ...
by staroath
Wed May 13, 2015 5:10 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Song of Songs 2:8-13 Springtime Rhapsody
Replies: 7
Views: 4213

West to the East

Shalom! Thank you Anna for posting such a wonderful Song! What I am finding deeply inspiring is this movement of the Holy Shekinah in exile in the west, being called out by the Risen Messiah and restored to the east, where she is exalted and the Supernal Shekinah is manifest on earth and heaven! I a...
by staroath
Wed May 13, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Threefold Flame in the Heart
Replies: 24
Views: 9745

Dances with Three

Shalom! I am very inspired with the current beauty and simplicity being drawn out is this discussion! The idea that faith, hope and love can be associated with the heart, and knowledge, understanding and wisdom associated with the brow or head, in addition to the correspondences to the Threefold San...
by staroath
Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:42 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Pardon
Replies: 4
Views: 2967

Re: Pardon

Shalom Tau Malachi. The statement from above I found so stunning it bears repeating: " If we wish to experience the fullness of God’s love, then we need to love others, and so it may be said of all good things, all Divine Attributes, when we offer them to others, so we receive them in full and ...
by staroath
Wed Feb 25, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Kalli Imma and Transformation
Replies: 30
Views: 12515

Re: Kalli Imma and Transformation

Shalom! With the mention of our precious Kali Imma being acquainted with the End of Days, I am wondering if I may inquire and present a question I have had for years about how we may contemplate this our Black Madonna in terms of configuration of Sefirot and Olam and such for it has been stated: &qu...
by staroath
Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:12 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Revealed Invocation of Sacred Circle
Replies: 33
Views: 27358

Prayer Weapons revealed circle

In conclusion I take the liberty of repeating here some valuable teachings from Tau Malachi taken from another section of the forum. This is a very small summary on the use of the prayer weapons in the revealed circle and much more can be learned if one gazes deeply into all the writings in their or...
by staroath
Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Revealed Invocation of Sacred Circle
Replies: 33
Views: 27358

Sefirot, Supernal Archangels and Partzufim revealed circle

To continue with the very brief essentualization, and with the words of Tau Malachi: As we take this invocation up, so we invoke archangels and angels to engage in this Great Work with us, and just as we embody the Supernal Light, more or less, so also we embody something of the Supernal Knowledge, ...
by staroath
Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Revealed Invocation of Sacred Circle
Replies: 33
Views: 27358

Re: Divine Names in the Directions

Shalom! With working with a few companions reviewing the revealed sacred circle I came up with a little study that I thought would be perhaps helpful to some. This is a brief summary of the above writings by Tau Malachi concerning basic attributes of the circle and brief summation of the chant: This...
by staroath
Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Order of St. Uriel: The Way of Wonderworking
Topic: Lesser and Greater Rituals of the Hexagram
Replies: 3
Views: 6740

Re: Lesser Ritual of the Hexagram

Shalom! I just wanted to inquire about the Lesser Ritual of the Hexagram, above it is written that this is a sacred ritual in our wonderworking art for the celebration of the Wedding Feast. I have seen that sometimes things change through the years in tradition and I was just wondering if this ritua...
by staroath
Wed Feb 04, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Inner birth of Christ
Replies: 14
Views: 6274

Re: Inner birth of Christ

Shalom! Many thanks to all who participated in drawing out these profound teachings! I wanted to share my recent study of the above in a simple form, for perhaps this will be helpful to others. Any corrections or additions are most welcome, of course my mind turns to the “great feast of the Tree of ...
by staroath
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: The Consecration of the Altar and Staff ceremony
Replies: 5
Views: 3568

Re: The Consecration of the Altar and Staff ceremony

Shalom and Blessings in the Name of our Adonai! Peace and Grace to all the Land! The ceremony of consecration was a day filled with preparation and prayers and thoughts of beauty and gratitude. As the ceremony began a strong vision and awareness of the Palace of the Black Madonna and Child arose in ...
by staroath
Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: An Aspect of Healing
Replies: 15
Views: 6488

The Centurion and Yeshua

Shalom! The miracle of the healing of the "servant" of the centurion is recounted in both Luke and Matthew: Luke 7 7 After Jesus[a] had finished all his sayings in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. 2 A centurion there had a slave whom he valued highly, and who was ill and cl...
by staroath
Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: An Aspect of Healing
Replies: 15
Views: 6488

Re: An Aspect of Healing

Shalom! Thank you Tau Malachi for your response! What is coming to mind here is a recent study on the Stages of Growth and Development of the Inner Person: At first we realize that we have what seems to be a "inner person" and an "outer person" and these 2 persons do not seem to ...
by staroath
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Living in Wisdom
Replies: 9
Views: 4311

Re: Living in Wisdom

Shalom! Wonderful and very deep contemplation! In an effort to help those not familar with Day of-Be-With-Us, like myself, I will post this from Tau. Tau: "On the one hand, from the perspective of space-time-consciousness the Day of Be-With-Us is a future event associated with the fruition of t...
by staroath
Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Joy
Replies: 5
Views: 3946

Re: Joy

Shalom! I think in some ways true Joy can come from apppreciating very simple small "mundane" things. We can choose to Cultivate Appreciation. Cultivate like a garden, like growing a plant or a tending a spiritual friendship. I do agree so much of this is a choice. I can mindlessly have no...
by staroath
Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: An Aspect of Healing
Replies: 15
Views: 6488

Re: An Aspect of Healing

Shalom! What is striking to me about this particular time that Yeshua healed the blind man, is how it differs from so many other ways the Perfect Master healed the blind in other Gospels. First, "he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village". This reminds me of when we ...
by staroath
Sat Nov 08, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Lunar and Solar channels
Replies: 15
Views: 6646

Re: Lunar and Solar channels

Shalom! Of great interest and what to my understanding seems to be implied in this valuable teaching is that obviously we are moving from a 2 dimensional understanding of the Body of Light in the provisional teachings- into a much more shall we say "mind blowing" view of a ongoing evolutio...
by staroath
Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Wheel-Work of Rolling Stones
Replies: 8
Views: 3674

Re: Wheel-Work of Rolling Stones

Shalom dear Elders, What a marvelous and complex contemplation! Of some interest is the teaching that the persons of Jacob-Joshua- Elisha and Yeshua shared a common soul stream or Neshamah, I believe that is how the teaching would describe the swirlings through the reincarnation drama of these souls...
by staroath
Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Book of Job
Replies: 12
Views: 5124

The Dance

Shalom dear Sister, You pose some interesting questions. Reflecting on the teachings from recent discourses and such, it seem what is being pointed to is the DANCE we engage in this life with what is before us, the beauty and the horror and seeing how these two are interconnected, all in the experie...
by staroath
Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: 72 Names of God: Gevurot & Hasidim
Topic: Forty-Third Names
Replies: 5
Views: 6720

Forty-Third Names and the Thirty-sixth Gevurot

Shalom! Adding to the contemplation, may I add the 36th name of the Gevurot:: Mem-Nun-Dalet, which has become a dear friend to me during times of tribulation, healing in a miraculous way many a time. For as has been written by Tau "Mem is the Holy Letter beginning the word Messiah – the Anointe...
by staroath
Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Gospel of St. Thomas
Topic: Verse 77- The Labor in the Light
Replies: 22
Views: 9490

The Labor in the Light- Attention and Intention

Shalom! Tau, thank you for your response to my query in regards to an older and earlier post regarding aspiration, purification and surrender. If I am hearing correctly I feel perhaps you are pointing to the recent essentualization and a new way of looking at aspiration, purification and surrender i...
by staroath
Wed Oct 22, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Divine I Am and burden of identifications
Replies: 21
Views: 8802

Re: The Divine I am and burden of identifications

Shalom, I marvel greatly at this person of Bezalel, one who it is said to have constructed "the tent of meeting, and the ark of the covenant,[b] and the mercy seat[c] that is on it, and all the furnishings of the tent, 8 the table and its utensils, and the pure lampstand with all its utensils, ...
by staroath
Wed Oct 22, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: The Order of St. Haniel: The Way of the Sacred Artist
Topic: Creator and Creation
Replies: 17
Views: 7186

Re: The Divine I am and burden of identifications

Shalom, I marvel greatly at this person of Bezalel, one who it is said to have constructed "the tent of meeting, and the ark of the covenant,[b] and the mercy seat[c] that is on it, and all the furnishings of the tent, 8 the table and its utensils, and the pure lampstand with all its utensils, ...
by staroath
Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Gospel of St. Thomas
Topic: Verse 77- The Labor in the Light
Replies: 22
Views: 9490

Re: Verse 77- The Labor in the Light

Shalom dear Sisters, What is speaking to me in this splitting and lifting contemplation and the labor involved in the seeing of God in all things, are pointed at in this older post by Tau: Quote: The personal effort required is a threefold spiritual labor of aspiration, purification and surrender. W...
by staroath
Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Re-incarnation
Replies: 9
Views: 5519

Re: Re-incarnation

Shalom dear Sisters! What a marvelous question that is being asked here! So many contemplations are possible here regarding the possibilities of portion and the origination of spiritual gifts. I post the following guidance and wisdom from Tau: "At the outset of our journey on the Gnostic Path f...
by staroath
Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:41 am
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 13 - Ransom!
Replies: 12
Views: 6767

Re: Saying 13 - Ransom!

Shalom, Thank you all for your response and wonderful insights. I am so grateful to hear of the experience of others who have walked this path much longer than myself. I am struck by what Bishop Yonah says; quote; I would say that the biggest change for me is not focusing on striving for some attain...
by staroath
Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:33 am
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 13 - Ransom!
Replies: 12
Views: 6767

Re: Saying 13 - Ransom!

Shalom Tau and friends, What I am finding most illuminating about this angle of contemplation, is what Tau says; 'If we look and see our obsessive self-focus in most activities and situations, and the constant pushing to get what we want, and how we view things in terms of what we want all of the ti...
by staroath
Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:16 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: A Templar's Way
Replies: 1
Views: 1985

Re: A Templar's Way

Shalom! I am aprreciating very much this angle of contemplation. Yes the poor will always be with us, and also war and rumors of war and heart breaking acts of insane violence. So what can be done? Tau teaches on this subject; "..... for if there is to be a change in the world, that change will...
by staroath
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: 72 Names of God: Gevurot & Hasidim
Topic: Continuum Invoking the Names: Powers of the Twelve Messiahs
Replies: 17
Views: 15282

Re: Continuum Invoking the Names: Powers of the Twelve Messi

Shalom! Thank you dear Phillip for your sharing and insights on these various evolving practices. I did find this from Tau which continues the expansion and of this continuum for me: Quote: "There is another open secret to be spoken this day, all as ordained by El Elyon, the Supreme, and all as...
by staroath
Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:06 am
Forum: 72 Names of God: Gevurot & Hasidim
Topic: Continuum Invoking the Names: Powers of the Twelve Messiahs
Replies: 17
Views: 15282

Re: Continuum Invoking the Names: Powers of the Twelve Messi

Shalom dear Elder, I am deeply grateful for the celestial properties you have drawn out here! I am reminded of a additional contemplation drawn out by Tau for those who are called to gaze into the Jewels in the Crown of our Lineage- the 144 names of Hasidim and Gevurot: Quote: "There is a conti...
by staroath
Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:36 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Glorification of God
Replies: 7
Views: 3568

Re: The Glorification of God

Shalom dear friends, I also have been deeply touched by the contemplations draw out above. "For once I was blind, but now I can see!" I offer today an additional perspective from Tau: Quote: If we consider the stories of the blind man, St. Lazarus and St. Paul, or the exile of St. Mirya of...
by staroath
Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Embodiment
Replies: 7
Views: 4800

Re: Embodiment

Shalom dear friends! Also my contemplation these last few days has swirled around the nature of having to deal with any so-called obstacles with skillfull means. As pointed out above a very important skill seems to be the ability to move from the "me" mentality into a experience of "h...

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