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by Mark
Tue May 01, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Order of St. Raphael: Teachings & Practices of the Healing Way
Topic: Raphael: The Maggid of Healing
Replies: 3
Views: 5890

Re: Raphael: The Maggid of Healing

Thus, when you are in need of the healing power of God, or you know of someone in need of healing, simply holding the image of Archangel Raphael in mind and taking up the basic chant for St. Raphael, as given in Gnosis of the Cosmic Christ, can facilitate healing: Ar Iyah Raphael Shalom Tau Malachi...
by Mark
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Fellowship website design
Replies: 3
Views: 568

Re: New Fellowship website design

Shalom Brother Christopher,
Beautiful new website!
Thank you for being open to the flow of grace and for your skillfulness that put this together for us to enjoy,
Mark
by Mark
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Prayers for Käthe, my mother-in-law
Replies: 7
Views: 640

Re: Prayers for Käthe, my mother-in-law

Shalom Martina,
Yes, praise be to Our Mother who helps our mothers!
by Mark
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Identifying with Breath
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Identifying with Breath

Instead of watching the breath, as though separate from breath, progressively allow yourself to identify with your breath, as though you are becoming your breath. Tau Malachi, Primordial Meditation (website Foundation Practices) Shalom in the Holy Breath, In my journey through sacred paths related ...
by Mark
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Blessing Yahweh & the Holy Name (Psalm 103:1-5)
Replies: 1
Views: 1397

Re: Blessing Yahweh & the Holy Name (Psalm 103:1-5)

Shalom on this Day of Atonement on the Jewish Calendar, Today I remembered that Atonement can be contemplated as At-one-ment. As we open ourselves to an experience of Oneness that comes with our soul blessing the Holy One and being blessed by the Holy One we are purified to forgive and be forgiven. ...
by Mark
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 23
Replies: 9
Views: 6506

Re: Psalm 23

"He guideth me in straight paths for His name's sake." from 1916 translation of The Holy Scriptures Shalom Dear Community, Recently, as I was reading the 23rd Psalm from my mother's hundred-year-old bible, that line jumped into my awareness with the word "straight" directly being...
by Mark
Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: 113: The Perfect Aeon
Replies: 6
Views: 4835

Re: 113: The Perfect Aeon

Neshamah corresponds with our heavenly or supernal soul, our divine or enlightened nature, and therefore the remembrance of where we have come from and why we are here so that we might fulfill our true intention, our true desire, to reintegrate with the Light Continuum (Perfect Aeon) and return to ...
by Mark
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Woman of Light
Replies: 16
Views: 5970

Re: The Woman of Light

In the unenlightened condition, in unenlightened society, these spiritual forces of the klippot, the Other Side, do indeed tend to dominate unenlightened individuals and the collective, and do, indeed, generate a very powerful collective ignorance, darkness, in this world that is not easily overcom...
by Mark
Fri Jan 27, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Sefer Yetzirah: Book of Formation
Topic: To Return Is To Rest
Replies: 7
Views: 1956

Re: To Return Is To Rest

It’s all about being present in the moment, where you are and where the Holy One is, and going within, resting, being still, the Holy Spirit may gather you in and you may glimpse, taste, something of the eternal realm, or World-To-Come; hence, you may experience true rest or repose, something of yo...
by Mark
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 44: Invoking Mercy in the midst of Great Judgment
Replies: 2
Views: 1208

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

As they invoke this psalm they will cleave and unify their soul with Malkut-Kingdom, Yesod-Foundation and Tiferet-Beauty, and with conscious intention they will reach into Hesed-Mercy, invoking an influx of Hesed-Mercy to mitigate Gevurah-Severity for the sake of Anointed Community, invoking refuge...
by Mark
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: 113: The Perfect Aeon
Replies: 6
Views: 4835

Re: 113: The Perfect Aeon

"Mary was speaking to her companions. She said, “Everything that is above is in you here below. The light of the heavens and Supernal Abode is in you, and the essence of the Perfect Aeon. Let Logos and Sophia embrace in you and you will behold great wonders, and nothing will be impossible to y...
by Mark
Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: inner smile link to soul?
Replies: 4
Views: 1776

Re: inner smile link to soul?

The phrase “inner smile” indicates the experience of the subtle and sublime peace and joy innate to our inner being, or to inner aspects of our ruach that reach towards our neshamah. Shalom Tau Malachi and thank you for what you shared in response to my question. Since it is taught that ruach has t...
by Mark
Sun Jul 17, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: The Order of St. Tzafkiel: The Way of the Holy Sage
Topic: Contemplation of the Greatness of God
Replies: 5
Views: 1921

Re: Contemplation of the Greatness of God

At the outset of sessions of study and contemplation abide for a moment in primordial meditation, just being in the presence of God, and contemplate the greatness of God, and then engage in your study and contemplation with full kavvanah, without distraction; and likewise, at the conclusion of your...
by Mark
Fri May 20, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Yahweh Yahweh El: A Contemplation & Invocation of Mercy
Replies: 6
Views: 2165

Re: Yahweh Yahweh El: A Contemplation & Invocation of Mercy

Thus, Yahweh Yahweh El is an invocation of the Holy Shekinah of the Eternal One manifest in Mercy (Simple Mercy and Abundant Mercy), and intoning this Name of the Eternal and reading aloud the Thirteen Attributes of Mercy with the intention of invoking the manifestation of their spiritual power - t...
by Mark
Wed May 18, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Hearing Teachings in Mercy or Judgment (Revelation 2:7)
Replies: 9
Views: 2403

Re: Hearing Teachings in Mercy or Judgment (Revelation 2:7)

The art of listening and hearing the teachings and revelations of Tzaddikim is the art of listening to what the Spirit is saying, and when we are truly able to listen and hear the teachings and revelations of Tzaddikim the Spirit will move with us and we may enter into something of the same direct ...
by Mark
Thu May 12, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: inner smile link to soul?
Replies: 4
Views: 1776

inner smile link to soul?

Shalom Tau Malachi, If Primordial Meditation activates an inner smile, would that be a characteristic of the soul coming through into consciousness? There are Taoist teachings regarding an inner smile being an expression of the soul. Is there anything corresponding to that in the Sophian Gnostic tra...
by Mark
Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: The Gospel of St. Philip
Topic: 69: The Perfect Light
Replies: 4
Views: 5014

Re: 69: The Perfect Light

The beginning of this enlightenment and liberation is learning how to go within and live within, and sublimmating one's desire-energy so that it is turned inward and upward - Godward. In this way the Gnostic initiate is able to reintegrate his or her personality and life-display to the Light-presen...
by Mark
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Image of the Lord (2 Corinthians 3:17-18)
Replies: 8
Views: 2305

Re: The Image of the Lord (2 Corinthians 3:17-18)

The Spirit is at rest, therefore rest in the Spirit; the Spirit is in motion, therefore move with the Spirit - this rest, this movement, is the image of the Lord in you, the “sign of the Living Father” with you. Here I’m inclined to pause, and abide, waiting upon the Spirit of the Lord; may you als...
by Mark
Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Meeting of Miriam and Elizabeth
Replies: 8
Views: 2305

Re: Meeting of Miriam and Elizabeth

"What comes up powerfully for me at this time is the opening line of her song of praise:" "'My Soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour.'" Shalom sisters and Tau Malachi, Sister Anna, this opening line of the Magnificat reaches out to my inner being also....
by Mark
Sat Nov 28, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Zakor Shalom
Replies: 4
Views: 1451

Zakor Shalom

"Zakar Shalom" (Remember Peace), Tau Malachi's parting words at the end of each online discourse is something I surely need to remember. With a nervous system that is overly sensitive to arousal and anxiety which influences my blood pressure, I often find myself forgetting instead of remem...
by Mark
Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Hitbonenut: Contemplation of God in Creation (Job 12:7-8)
Replies: 11
Views: 2895

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

Shalom Tau Malachi, Whether the contemplations of the glory of God are in the outer space of creation or the inner space of creation, if the primary experience that comes is simply resting in the energy of stillness, would this be considered any gradation of reintegrating with the Light Continuum? M...
by Mark
Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Hitbonenut: Contemplation of God in Creation (Job 12:7-8)
Replies: 11
Views: 2895

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

This corresponds with esoteric dimensions of hitbonenut, the contemplation of the glory of the Holy One in creation and creatures, gazing into deep mysteries of creation with awe and wonder, and adoration of the Holy One within and behind, and beyond, all that appears. In its essence it is simple, ...
by Mark
Thu Sep 17, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Hearing the Voice of Yahweh Elohenu (Deut 27:9-10)
Replies: 2
Views: 1206

Re: Hearing the Voice of Yahweh Elohenu (Deut 27:9-10)

Shalom Tau Malachi, '…when we abide in the awareness of the emanation of creation and our soul each day, and indeed, each moment, aware of the Breath of God, the Spirit of God, within each and every breath, so we abide in a deep and intimate communion with the Lord our God, and in everything that tr...
by Mark
Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Gematria of Achad: The Unity of God and Creation
Replies: 9
Views: 3744

Re: Gematria of Achad: The Unity of God and Creation

Shalom Tau Malachi, Praise to God for the grace communications that flow through you that support our awakenings. When intoning Achad, the vibration is felt within as well as the space all around. Even though this feels like a complete practice without necessarily adding anything more, I am wonderin...
by Mark
Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Gematria of Achad: The Unity of God and Creation
Replies: 9
Views: 3744

Re: Gematria of Achad: The Unity of God and Creation

Next time you intone the Shema as you conclude with Achad and prolong the intonation of Achad, let this be your kavvanah, your intention and focus, and as you intone, intend the conscious unification of all creation with the Holy One; hence, intend the enlightenment and liberation of all. Shalom Ta...
by Mark
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Knowledge of God and Peace
Replies: 2
Views: 4857

Re: Psalm 46

Shalom to all, Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Could this be saying that perception of Divine Presence in the earth is what is possible if the practice of stillness happens in nature? If so, then could it mean that while "ex...
by Mark
Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Setting Captives Free
Replies: 2
Views: 1348

Re: Setting Captives Free

Shalom Sister Anna and Bishop Yonah, Thank you so much for what you are sharing here. What comes to mind as I reflect on this is that the lifting up and release of unclean spirits into the Holy Light seems to depend on whether I am feeling energetically uplifted at that moment. This relates to somet...
by Mark
Fri Apr 10, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Pardon
Replies: 4
Views: 2016

Pardon

Shalom Tau and sisters and brothers, I have recently been reminded of the importance of being able to receive pardon from our Divine Source. When contemplating this message a new sense of freedom came along with momentarily knowing the holy vibration of what it would feel like if doing is being done...
by Mark
Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The First Tallit
Replies: 21
Views: 6212

Re: The First Tallit

We may consider a couple of ways to contemplate the upper Shekinah and lower Shekinah, or the Interior and exterior Shekinah. The lower, or exterior Shekinah, can be understood as the Living Presence within you, and within all, and the upper, or interior Shekinah as the Living Presence ever beyond ...
by Mark
Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Aligning With Our Mother's Intention
Replies: 9
Views: 3509

Re: Aligning With Our Mother's Intention

Shalom Anointed Community, I give thanks for what is shared here: "...remembering how much joy is flowing from aligning with Our Mothers intention" (from Sister Martina); "The more we become aware of movements and flows of energy the more we can become aware and conscious as to what B...
by Mark
Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Seeking Wonders
Replies: 17
Views: 7310

Re: Seeking Wonders

Shalom, From Tau's words what has been coming to awareness is that this way to "just be" and to have the experience that "all action will flow from this being" may be the wonder of all wonders and I give thanks for any moment that this "great natural perfection" of bein...
by Mark
Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Seeking Wonders
Replies: 17
Views: 7310

Re: Seeking Wonders

Thank you Daryl, Sheryl, and Bishop Yonah for renewing this topic with your insights. Regarding cessation of the doer, Tau Malachi recently expressed an inspirational message on the relationship of being and doing: "This great natural perfection is bornless nature. This is the intrinsic nature ...
by Mark
Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Rega
Replies: 12
Views: 3719

Re: Rega

Shalom Elder Sarah, Thank you for this teaching of Rega. Since first hearing of Rega in the Chat last Tuesday, I have had opportunities to practice applying the teaching, specifically in the way you describe as "...a direction toward the possibility in any moment to shed negativity." I am ...
by Mark
Sun May 25, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: Gospel of St. Thomas
Topic: Saying 114: Malkut Reaching & the Complete Tzaddik
Replies: 12
Views: 4437

Re: Saying 114: Malkut Reaching & the Complete Tzaddik

Contemplating this saying, of course, an aspirant must understand that the mysteries of the Holy Bride and Magdalene transcend Lady Mirya (or “Mary”), and that she corresponds with Malkut, Shekinah, being the shekinah consort of Adonai Yeshua, and a co-preacher and co-redeemer with him. Shalom Tau ...
by Mark
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Flowering of the Soul in the Holy Light: A Simple Practice
Replies: 2
Views: 3795

Re: Flowering of the Soul in the Holy Light: A Simple Practi

Shalom Tau, Much gratitude for your skill at communicating on many levels and bringing what is esoteric into simple practices. In stillness, without trying to do anything or be anything, resting in the mystery of being, there seems to be an opportunity to receive an awareness of the abiding Presence...
by Mark
Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:51 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Perfect Embrace
Replies: 2
Views: 2919

Re: The Perfect Embrace

Shalom Dear Tau,
Thank you for redirecting my awareness to what is most simple, essential, and accessible in order to experience the Divine embrace.
May we be able to perceive and celebrate the sacred within and all around us,
Mark
by Mark
Wed Mar 05, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Perfect Embrace
Replies: 2
Views: 2919

The Perfect Embrace

Listen and hear, and understand! In the Messiah there is the emergence of a new humanity, and the creation of new heavens and a new earth, and so the Messiah is called the Great Seth (Seth Gadol), and the Second Adam (Bet Adam). Thus, in the Messiah a fourth “race” comes into being in the human lif...
by Mark
Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: waiting upon movement of Spirit
Replies: 1
Views: 2525

waiting upon movement of Spirit

"…repose in the Clear Light Nature began to transpire spontaneously, and it became like a sanctuary in the midst of the void – an abiding without attachment and aversion, waiting upon the movement of the Holy Spirit." Shalom Tau, Your sharing of the experience quoted above came from anoth...
by Mark
Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Pains of Childbirth
Replies: 4
Views: 3862

Re: Pains of Childbirth

Shalom Bishop Yonah, Thank you for your hopeful reminder. As all of creation awaits the greater awakening of humans to happen, is it possible that other beings in creation already have come into conscious unity and are of a holy vibration to help bring the tikkune of the world? There are moments whe...
by Mark
Wed Jan 22, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The True Cross?
Replies: 3
Views: 3360

Re: The True Cross?

Here it must be said, though, as the Gnostic gospels point out, here in this world there are also false lights, and so we may encounter deceivers and pretenders, or what are called sorcerers and false prophets in the Holy Scriptures. As in all things spiritual there is a need for discernment, but o...
by Mark
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:30 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Martha & Miriam, the Right & Left
Replies: 9
Views: 10702

Re: Martha & Miriam, the Right & Left

Shalom Tau, I give thanks for what has already been communicated to contemplate in this forum topic that I just recently discovered. I completely respect your guidance by the Holy Spirit on whether anything new would ever need to be written about the Magdalene as Mirya of Bethany. One question does ...
by Mark
Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Martha & Miriam, the Right & Left
Replies: 9
Views: 10702

Re: Martha & Miriam, the Right & Left

There are many legends in the Tradition about St. Mary Magdalene, some seemingly contradictory of others; but, of course, the point of the legends is not historical, it is spiritual, and they are meant to reflect spiritual truths of the Holy Bride discerned by initiates who cleave to her. The purpo...
by Mark
Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Tent of Torah & Shekinah
Replies: 8
Views: 6559

Re: Tent of Torah & Shekinah

Here we can share an open secret. The Messiah is the Gospel, and the Messiah is the kingdom of heaven. Contemplate this well, and understand! Shalom Tau, The grace in the communication of "...the Messiah is the kingdom of heaven" gathers my consciousness to a place within that is blessed ...
by Mark
Fri Dec 13, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: The Gospel of St. Philip
Topic: 17 Possessions
Replies: 12
Views: 10526

Re: 17 Possessions

Essentially, the view we hold is this: Whatever thoughts, emotions, desires and fears arise in your experience, they are given to you by the Spirit of God to uplift and redeem, and they are your portion of Tikkune Gadol, the Great Tikkune. In them you have the opportunity to serve the kingdom of he...
by Mark
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: River of Light
Replies: 21
Views: 15596

Re: River of Light

…we cannot help but contemplate the Radiant Holy Breath of God and Word of God that is the Life and Light of all living spirits and souls. May all spirits and souls be blessed to be aware of the Radiant Holy Breath within them, and so realize their innate unity with the Infinite One. Amen. May all ...
by Mark
Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Resting in the Indweller
Replies: 1
Views: 2477

Resting in the Indweller

The foundation of all spiritual knowledge, gnosis or da’at, is self-knowledge, which is to say the recognition of the nature of our soul, consciousness or mind, and the growing capacity to rest in it with the presence of awareness, free from self-grasping, desire and fear; it is in the recognition ...
by Mark
Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: The Gospel of Truth
Topic: The Father Restores Deficiency with Fullness
Replies: 3
Views: 5487

Re: The Father Restores Deficiency with Fullness

There is, as it were, a dual truth in our being, in our incarnation. As we are in ourselves we are sinners, deficient, imperfect, and yet, as we are in Christ and God, or the Pleroma of Light, we are righteous, lacking nothing, perfect. If we inquire what is revealed in Christ, it is this, that who...
by Mark
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Energy Intelligences
Replies: 1
Views: 3074

Energy Intelligences

Shalom Tau and Anointed Community, Elder Sarah shared teachings of the energy intelligences in one of our Tuesday evening chats last month: "...the Netivot are the Hebrew letters, or the 22 energy intelligences..." "...we each have certain configurations of energy inteligences (letter...
by Mark
Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:02 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Great Transformation and Ascension collective and individual
Replies: 6
Views: 4514

Re: Great Transformation and Ascension collective and indivi

Shalom Tau Malachi, If I am remembering correctly I read in another location on this forum that Malkut is connected to our feet. I was wondering if it would be of service to the land and to the people and supporting individual and collective transformation if we have a meditative practice of focussi...
by Mark
Sun May 19, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Come to me
Replies: 11
Views: 7537

Re: Come to me

"In every movement of the Holy Spirit, in every movement of Light Transmission, in prophecy and revelation, healings and wonders, and such, there is the divine action of the angels of God, the powers of God, the powers of the Holy Shekinah." Dear Tau, I give thanks for the movement of the ...

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