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by Kat
Sun May 29, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Shekinah & Souls: Exile & Wanderings (Proverbs 27:8)
Replies: 3
Views: 2664

Re: Shekinah & Souls: Exile & Wanderings (Proverbs 27:8)

Alternatively, “strays” is the aspects of the exterior Shekinah not bound up in the long exile, but emanating, soaring in the heights as the Great Eagle, and descending into the inner and outer heavens, and this world, entering into all realms of world of creation to nourish and sustain them, labori...
by Kat
Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: Sophia Nigrans ceremony
Replies: 2
Views: 2394

Sophia Nigrans ceremony

Shalom friends, The intention of the Ceremony was to extend blessings of the Black Madonna and to entertain the wrathful palace. Malachi opened the Ceremony, and then came around to impart blessing to a certain star in the subtle body. It felt like all seven stars were being purified and made whole,...
by Kat
Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: The Consecration of the Altar and Staff ceremony
Replies: 5
Views: 3495

Re: The Consecration of the Altar and Staff ceremony

Shalom, This ceremony was very much a teaching on how blessings can be multidimensional, and how seeking a new Vision for the people can be personal and beyond the person as well. On finding a new way of entering into a challenge in my personal life, entering ceremony I was deeply humbled and filled...
by Kat
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: An Aspect of Healing
Replies: 15
Views: 6335

Re: An Aspect of Healing

Shalom Sisters, You have given me much to think about and contemplate. I like what you add about spiritual sight, and how to perceive into the spiritual dimensions is a spiritual empowerment. To hear in the Spirit, to feel in the Spirit and to have these spiritual senses open to the dimensionality t...
by Kat
Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Lunar and Solar channels
Replies: 15
Views: 6506

Lunar and Solar channels

Shalom friends, In exploring the Mysteries of the Exodus from Egypt of the Israelites led by Moses, we come apon an intriguing teaching on the Pillar of Fire leading them by night and the Pillar of cloud by day. Malachi mentioned that these are one Pillar, representing the Presence of the Shekinah. ...
by Kat
Sun May 04, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Eagle Shekinah: Mother Israel (Deut 32:11-12)
Replies: 7
Views: 4788

Re: Eagle Shekinah: Mother Israel (Deut 32:11-12)

Shalom Malachi and friends, After contemplating an experience in Ceremony in which the Palace of Kali Imma was reveiled, the play of waiting apon the Shekinah took on a different meaning for me. The sign of the Father is movement and repose, and maybe when one first hears repose it is hard to unders...
by Kat
Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:11 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Holy Shabbat, Below & Above
Replies: 6
Views: 5417

Re: Holy Shabbat, Below & Above

Shalom Malachi, As I was contemplating the days of Creation and Shabbat, I was wondering weather there is a play between Ben and the Sepherot from Hesed to Yesod and the Bride Mulkuth. How is this reflected in Shabbat above united with Shabbat below. I heard you say on Shabbat Ben and the Bride are ...
by Kat
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Why Lilith ?
Replies: 64
Views: 163089

Re: Why Lilith ?

Shalom Malachi, What a delightful conversation this is how the will to receive for self alone is joined to the will to give, exploring the Mysteries of the first day of Creation. I was wondering if this contemplation could be explored with the letters that make up the name Lilith. Lamed Yod Lamed Yo...
by Kat
Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Piercing the Christ Bearer
Replies: 6
Views: 7179

Re: Piercing the Christ Bearer

Shalom Malachi and Gideon, This is a wonderful Mystery you bring up Gideon, the crying of Rachel for her Children as a prophecy of the Magdeline consciously taking up the Cross, in that she dies on the crossroads. I think this can be explored in the movement of her anointing Yeheshua's feet as way t...
by Kat
Sat Feb 01, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Sophian Gnostic Liturgy: Prayers & Invocations
Topic: Wedding Feast: A Holy Eucharist
Replies: 7
Views: 14318

Re: Wedding Feast: A Holy Eucharist

Shalom Malachi, I was wondering if there is a way of praying for the dead or dying by way of using an essentiallised version of the Wedding Feast. The Wedding Feast seems to be so much about celebrating the mystery of transcendence and the Body of the Massiah. There has been an inspiration recently ...
by Kat
Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:38 am
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: Consecration of the Asherah Window
Replies: 6
Views: 7139

Re: Consecration of the Asherah Window

Shalom, In participating in the ceremony of consecration of the Asherah window ideas of anointing were coming up for me. Gideon had said that he was able to access instruction of Angels and he seemed to break through barriers easily while creating the window, even though it was his first time using ...
by Kat
Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 19
Replies: 33
Views: 23939

Re: Psalm 19

Shalom Gideon and friends, I was wondering about the idea of sun brought up in the first part of the Psalm being connected to Zer Anpin Gideon bought up in his post. The Sun is called Bridegroom and also exits a wedding tent, these ideas remind me of the idea of Son joining upper and lower Shekinah....
by Kat
Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Lazarus and the angels
Replies: 1
Views: 2761

Lazarus and the angels

Shalom Malachi and friends, A passage in John has stood out to me recently, Jon 11,44 "The dead man came out, his hands and feet bound with bits of cloth, and his face was wrapped in a cloth. Jesus said to them, "unbind him and let him go". While meditating on this passage the part th...
by Kat
Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:26 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Wedding at Cana: Mysteries of the Tree of Life
Replies: 13
Views: 14198

Shalom Malachi and friend, The angles being ordered to fill the jars with water, and the influxes of Grace through blessing in Hesed and in Geverah remind me of another story in scripture. It is said by the Rabis in the Zohar that a stiring below causes a stiring above. When Yeheshua passes a man in...
by Kat
Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Three levels of Soul playing through the Gospels
Replies: 1
Views: 3254

Three levels of Soul playing through the Gospels

Shalom Malachi, I recall a discussion once had in a Zohar study about three levels of Soul Neshamah, Ruach and Nefesh and how they play out in scripture between Yeheshua, Lazarus and Magdeline. I know as far as Sepherot are concerned Yeheshua is placed in Teferet, Lazarus in Yesod or Da'at and Magde...
by Kat
Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Daily Practice
Replies: 8
Views: 6670

It would seem the amount of time for daily meditation and practice is a personal choice, and I would never put a limit on it. Integration of ones practice is important aswell as we need to ground the energy generated into daily life. Consistant daily practice over years does automatically does chang...
by Kat
Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Hassidim: Thirteen Attributes of Mercy
Replies: 20
Views: 16909

Shalom, To add to this idea of Elohim creating on the first day and perhaps sperating from yaweh to do this: In the beginning Elohim created...(Genesis 1:1) I was hearing the takkun and reunification of Yaweh Elohim in Da'at. This completeness of the name Yaweh Elohim is apperently expressed in the ...
by Kat
Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Order of St. Lazarus: Practices for the Dead & Dying
Topic: Give Away for the Dead: Memorial Charity
Replies: 4
Views: 6492

Dissolution of the material world

Shalom Malachi, In the Oral teachings it is said that Lazarus is told by Yeheshua Massiah that if he has learned everything in this life and gained Gnosis then he must give all his pocessions away and prepare to die. For a practitioner of the Way this is the ideal method of preparing for dissolution...
by Kat
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:18 am
Forum: The Order of St. Haniel: The Way of the Sacred Artist
Topic: Sacred Dance & Sacred Art
Replies: 8
Views: 10950

The art of Spiritual dance

Shalom, In contemplating experience in Sacred dance it is fascinating how walls and bounderies fall away. I have felt the body shift dimensions wich makes the environment shift dimensions, as though one's internal space and external space begin to unite. In comtemplating the form is the Red maiden w...
by Kat
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: From Pistis to Sophia
Replies: 8
Views: 12892

Pistos and Sophia

Shalom Elder Gideon, In contemplating Faith leading to Wisdom I tried to relate this to experiences in Light Transmittion. Faith being established first, as a practioner begins to cleave to Divine through community. Through surrender to the Divine one becomes intimate with different levels of consci...
by Kat
Thu Nov 15, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: Renewal by Keeping the Sabbath
Replies: 9
Views: 10034

Shabbat

Shalom, I have something to add to that contemplation Gideon. In "Gates of Light" by Rabi Gikatilla there is a word play with NaCH (rests) and NaCHaH (rests). He points out the simalarity in these two verses: The spirit of Elijah NaCHaH (rested) on Elisha. (2 Kings 2:15) vayaNaCH (and He r...
by Kat
Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: Renewal by Keeping the Sabbath
Replies: 9
Views: 10034

Zachor and Shamor

Shalom Malachi and friends, In gates of light there is an exploration of Zachor remembering Shabbat and Shamor Keeping Shabbat. They speak of how remembering is in the day and keeping is by night which correspond to El chay and Adonay respectively. Also these respond to oral and written law. These a...
by Kat
Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: Being Zealous for the Lord
Replies: 11
Views: 8618

Shalom Malachi and Sheryl, I remember in the teachings on the interaction of the boy and the man, there are two types of teaching that can be given. If the boy was allowed to sit with the man on the donkey certain teachings could be shared, and if they walked together and the old man came off the do...
by Kat
Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: One commandment
Replies: 1
Views: 3976

One commandment

Shalom Malachi, Recently in Zohar we were discussing the creation story and how Hashem gives one commandment "to be fruitful and multiply and to subdue the earth". This stood out to me as Abraham is told to reckon the stars and is told so numerous shall his descendants be. To me and other ...
by Kat
Sun May 15, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Woman of Light
Replies: 16
Views: 8776

The Woman of Light

Shalom Malachi and friends, I was contemplating the second coming of Messiah, and how the Woman of Light in Revelation goes to a place prepared for her in the wilderness and the child that she births almost immediately ascends to heaven. This reminds me of how Yeshua is said to ascend and Magdalene ...
by Kat
Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: The Queen of Sheba and Queen of the South
Replies: 3
Views: 5639

Queen of Sheba

Shalom Martina, I am seeing a correlation between the Whore of Babylon and the Queen of Sheba as well. The path of the Dragon or Milky way in that the path of the milky way is an ascent through the Seven interior stars as the Practice of the Black Madonna describes. The whore of Babylon rides a beas...
by Kat
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Fear of the Lord
Replies: 1
Views: 2390

Shalom Phillip, This contemplation lead me to reflect on my experiences in Light transmission, it would seems what I fear of God has some foundation in truth. Such as the fear of dissolution or death, it is true, at some point the ego starts to disappear but we reappear in the image of Christ. It is...
by Kat
Sat May 22, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: Matrix of Dream & Vision
Replies: 5
Views: 4846

What I am reminded of in this discussion is that when we share our dreams and Visions with others Light Transmission takes place. Through the experience of hearing another's dream one can feel the Spirit moving as the Dream is shared. It seems that we influence each others experience in this listeni...
by Kat
Tue May 26, 2009 9:25 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Why does Jesus say “I am the vine"?
Replies: 3
Views: 3579

Shalom, The indwelling Christos seems to be talked about. Remaining in Christ and Christ in us. This is what struck me in this passage, that we embody Yeheshua and we are taken up or the Holy Spirit indwells us. This is talking about a certain kind of surrender in which the Holy Spirit can take us u...
by Kat
Thu May 14, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Metatron + Sandalfon
Replies: 24
Views: 24633

Metatron + Sandalfon

Shalom, I was reading the first cycle in the book "St. Mary Magdalene", by Tau Malachi, and I came across an interesting depiction of Metatron. It is said that Jeremiah, a circle drawer is abiding in a cave contemplating the Mysteries were he witnesses a Man and Women of Light and behind t...
by Kat
Tue Feb 26, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Scripture
Replies: 13
Views: 7412

Shalom, I find that studying scriptures can help us explain some of our mystical experiences in the Light. The more we build the language of symbols and images the more we can build new passages to new heavens. Suddenly we realize we have actually felt the Radiant Holy Breath, and we understand why ...
by Kat
Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Book of Revelation
Replies: 14
Views: 10908

Shalom Domingo, What you said is very true as we look into what trully living is. Are we using our talents and the gifts the Shekinah has given us, therefor letting our Light shine. As we are co-creators of the second coming as described in revelations, as revelation is a on going event. By contempl...
by Kat
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Gospel of St. Thomas
Topic: Our Innate Need to Worship
Replies: 16
Views: 15526

Shalom Renee, I have been thinking of what you and brother Mark have been talking about in what it takes to make huge leaps in consciousness on a personal level. I have heard it said by Malachi that it takes some kind of restling or a large amount of passion to make these leaps. It would seem that o...
by Kat
Fri Dec 22, 2006 11:55 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: A Gnostic Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 11430

Shalom Sophia-Suzette, It really depends on situations in relationship to family and obligations. Some of us allow a greater degree of obligation than others, or enjoy partaking in family activities more than otheres. Personaly I enjoy a Christmas Mass, and I could quite easily se the play of Mother...
by Kat
Wed Dec 20, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Gospel of St. Thomas
Topic: Logion 13
Replies: 10
Views: 11137

Shalom sister Sophia-Suzette, The first thing that comes to mind when I contemplate my experience of Light transmition is that it is a creative affair. The Shekenah is a fluid flowing Force and can move under many circumstances as long as we are open and sensitive to Her. As Thomas demonstrates in t...
by Kat
Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Black Madonna: Black Goddess
Replies: 22
Views: 27173

Shalom Malachi, When I look at wrathful images it seems that in behind the Godesses or Gods are laughing. As though we take ourselves seriously, because we beleive we have control. It is pure delight when we surrender to unpridectabilty and irrationality. As you were saying to let Passion lead us wh...
by Kat
Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:21 pm
Forum: Gospel of St. Thomas
Topic: Our Innate Need to Worship
Replies: 16
Views: 15526

Shalom Brooke, It seems we spend a lot of time trying to fix the dream, not realising that it personal defiency that is dream like in nature. Is nature really deficient or is it that we not intergrated a part of oneself. If we feel we are lacking in any way it is because we have come to accept a vei...
by Kat
Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:50 am
Forum: Order of St. Mary Magdalene: The Gnostic Path of the Bride
Topic: Union with the Red Maiden of Light
Replies: 3
Views: 7917

Shalom Malachi, I have a question about the advanced practice of the red maiden in wich the double tetrahedron is visualized above the head (the apex). Why is it set at a 45 degree angle, if I remember correctly this has something to do with the earths atmosphere and the earth's axis being tilted?&#...
by Kat
Mon Aug 21, 2006 2:25 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Silent Witness
Replies: 11
Views: 8971

Shalom Brooke, These books of wich you speak, especially gnosis of the cosmic Christ have a Outer, Inner and Secret levels to them. At first, prehaps we have to trust that our Neshamah has an intiution of what is being said, on an inner and secret level and we patiently wait on Spirit to reveal thes...
by Kat
Fri Aug 18, 2006 4:26 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Silent Witness
Replies: 11
Views: 8971

Shalom Brooke, It seems to me that silent witness practice is one of those practices that unfold slowly over a life time. At some point we realise that our thoughts and emotions are energy moving into our sphere of sensation and are not necessary personal thoughts or emotions. Being kind to ourselve...
by Kat
Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:04 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Image of Enlightened Womanhood - Enlightened Humanity
Replies: 46
Views: 58457

Sophia Suzette, I think a lot can be said about forgetting the wisdom of the cycles. In the Sophian tradition many mysteries lie in the cycles of the moon and the cycles of a womens menses. There are 13 cycles of the moon in a year and the 13nth aoen is talked about in Pistos Sophia. If we are talki...
by Kat
Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Image of Enlightened Womanhood - Enlightened Humanity
Replies: 46
Views: 58457

Shalom Sophia Suzette, I think what you say is true for most Women. Truelly being onselves means valueing ourselves and our talents in a patriacle society. This healing can take place through intamacy with the Divine Femanine. As Malachi says, we must learn to indentify Gnosis or inlightened Being. ...
by Kat
Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:22 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Image of Enlightened Womanhood - Enlightened Humanity
Replies: 46
Views: 58457

Shalom Renee, I think it is not unusual to have a "relationship" the Bride and that she is birthing something in you. If you are a huge Bride fan like I am you will se the Bride in many forms, playing with ideas or concepts you have of her. She is not static but diverce in nature. Anyway, ...
by Kat
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Image of Enlightened Womanhood - Enlightened Humanity
Replies: 46
Views: 58457

Shalom Susan and Sophia, The part of the saying about laughing and crying cauht my attention also. In Sophian way all is included in worship and intimacy with the divine the body, emotions, mind and soul. I am reminded that in the way of tranformation we can recognise the tehe energy behind somethin...
by Kat
Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:30 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Image of Enlightened Womanhood - Enlightened Humanity
Replies: 46
Views: 58457

Shalom, A saying from the gospel of St. Mary Magdeline reminds me of what we are speaking about, 65. Mary's desciples asked her "how shall we worship God?" Mary said, "with laughter and tears, and all that you do, and with song and dance, and every way the Spirit inspires. Worship the...
by Kat
Mon Jun 19, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Oil, Water and Feet
Replies: 10
Views: 7922

Shalom freinds, This discussion of Sound Vibration reminds me of a saying from the gospel of Thomas (108) Yeshua said, Whoever drinks from my mouth will become like me. I myself will become that person, and hidden things will be revealed to that one. It would seem that to drink from the mouth of Mot...
by Kat
Mon Jun 05, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: The Dark Mother & Bride
Replies: 20
Views: 21838

Shalom freinds, This poetic birthing which Malachi discourses on frequently is like unto the uncomfortability of the butterfly breaking free of it's cacoon. The amazing aspect of this to me is that while the butterfly is breaking through the cacoon it is stregnthening it's wings for flight and there...
by Kat
Tue May 16, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Baptismal Waters: Mother Eve, Sophia Zoe
Replies: 13
Views: 18308

Shalom Micheal, I was just comtemplating today on this idea of rape and the archons. I was contemplating the story of Sarah and how she is taken in marraige by pharoaoh and how there is a simalarity in the story of Magdeline being raped. In both stories thse women are considered objects or posetions...
by Kat
Wed Apr 26, 2006 2:45 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: gnostic rosary
Replies: 4
Views: 5819

Shalom Dinah, The rosery that some of the companions and I do in assosisation with the Women of Light practice goes as follows, Hail Miriam, full of grace, Yaweh is with you Blessed are You amoung Women, and blessed is the fruit of you Womb Yeheshua. Hail Miriam, Iama Ha Messiah Heal us now and at t...
by Kat
Sun Apr 02, 2006 5:21 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Overwhelmed
Replies: 10
Views: 9583

Shalom Brother Asa, It is good not to compare ourselves to others but instead enjoy the portion that the Divine has given. Also seeking to be inspired by what others have acheived can help us with Spritual self worth and humility. Doubt is one of the first demons we encounter on the path. It can hin...

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