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by sheryl
Thu Oct 09, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Book of Job
Replies: 12
Views: 5123

Re: The Book of Job..... the not so innocent.

Greetings! I too feel as you have offered, Sister: Job does not abide fully in righteousness. And one does wonder if his response to the sins of his children - offering prayers and burnt offerings after the fact - indicates a lack of proper action for one of his standing. Recently, something of our ...
by sheryl
Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Greetings to Everyone!
Replies: 4
Views: 3326

Re: Greetings to Everyone!

Shalom Mos Feo Appareo! Welcome to our online community! There is enough here to fill a life time of study and contemplation, indeed. What a gift that has been given to us! Much to enjoy, much to feast upon. Please enjoy your time with us, however long or short it might be. And feel free to ask ques...
by sheryl
Mon Oct 06, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Hello and Intro
Replies: 4
Views: 3353

Re: Hello and Intro

Shalom tulcaryar! Welcome to our online community! Each of us has had a diverse path leading to this point in time and space. Though there are quite a few of us who have come from a fundamental Christian background, or from the 'outer church', and so you are in good company. :) I very much resonate ...
by sheryl
Sat Oct 04, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Seeking Wonders
Replies: 17
Views: 9150

Re: Seeking Wonders

Shalom Daryl! I smiled when I read your post, because whether or not we are aware, we are all "doing stuff". A teaching from Zohar comes to mind, one which speaks about this stuff that we are all doing. It is regarding Passover and unleavened bread. The teaching reveals that leavening of b...
by sheryl
Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:10 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

Shabbat Shalom Dear Friends! Thank you, Gregor, for starting this contemplation, and Dear Tau and Elder Gideon for adding what feels like essentialized revelations! I would like to join with you in your question, Elder Gideon... What more may be shared of this mysterious coincidence of Ani and Ain a...
by sheryl
Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Sefer Yetzirah: Book of Formation
Topic: Scintillating Consciousness
Replies: 14
Views: 9259

Re: Scintillating Consciousness

Shabbat Shalom Dear Tau, Elder and Sister! Praise be She, the Queen of Shabbat, who gifts us with such sweet pastries! In reading through the lovely thoughts and connections that you made, Sister Elizabeth, a thought arose. If hearing correctly, the fruition of the Power of Naming spoken of by Tau M...
by sheryl
Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: suffering, healing and mercy
Replies: 25
Views: 8833

Re: suffering, healing and mercy

Shalom Bevan and friends! As I read this discussion again today, it come to mind how struck I was when first encountering the lineage with its simplicity in its prayers for others, removing the need to make judgments regarding exactly what a soul needs at a particular place and time. Such simplicity...
by sheryl
Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The Feast of the Apocalypse
Replies: 21
Views: 9646

Re: The Feast of the Apocalypse

Shalom, Dear Tau, I greatly appreciate the added contemplation you have given us. In re-visiting the contemplation previously shared, perhaps it is more useful to say that the gift to creation is the moment arising in time and space and the energy moving so that Light might be brought into darkness,...
by sheryl
Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The Feast of the Apocalypse
Replies: 21
Views: 9646

Re: The Feast of the Apocalypse

Shalom Dear Tau and Friends, Thank for the abundance of delightful insights that have been shared on this thread! I too was taken by the story of Milarepa and his guests, which felt to expand on the parable told by Master Yeshua, of the cleaned house and seven similar guests. What you have spoken, d...
by sheryl
Sun Sep 14, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: The Dark Mother and Interior Stars
Replies: 13
Views: 9837

Re: The Dark Mother and Interior Stars

Shabbat Shalom, Dear Friends! Praise be the Queen of Shabbat who gifts us with sweet delights! Thank you, dear Tau, for the clarification on the Interior Stars. And thank you, Elder Sarah, for the sweet insights that you provided. These sharings have brought to mind that true simplicity is found in ...
by sheryl
Wed Sep 10, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: The Dark Mother and Interior Stars
Replies: 13
Views: 9837

Re: The Dark Mother and Interior Stars

Shalom Dear Tau and Dear Friends, Praise be She whose delights bring illumination and healing! These recent posts have brought a swirl of contemplation which makes the traditional 3 pillared Tree of Life non-sensical. One teaching being remade is that ascension of the soul cannot occur up the Pillar...
by sheryl
Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Our Abba - Knowing the Unknown Father
Replies: 3
Views: 3473

Re: Our Abba - Knowing the Unknown Father

Greetings Dear Tau, Elder Gideon, and Sister Rose! Thank you, Sister, for sharing your contemplations with us! It has been a delight to join in them, along with the additional explorations offered by our Tau and Elder this Shabbat Day. Praise Be the Queen of Shabbat! Beloved Tau, you spoke of Hokmah...
by sheryl
Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: The Wall
Replies: 2
Views: 2664

Re: The Wall

Shalom Sister Anna!

Thank you for sharing this.

I love the simple message it delivers! How many "walls" do our expectations cause us to run into each day?

This also brings to mind Saying 42: Become passers-by.

May walls not be walls.

Shalom!

Sheryl
by sheryl
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: The Gospel of St. Philip
Topic: The Whole Root
Replies: 2
Views: 4019

Re: The Whole Root

Shalom Dear Sister! Praise God for your gardening and for the contemplations arising from your labor! It is delight to join you in this discussion. A couple of thoughts come to mind, if I might share. One is the curse of Adam, the laboring in the soil, laboring in consciousness. Though I do recall a...
by sheryl
Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 139
Replies: 3
Views: 2858

Peh 'afar

Shalom Dear Friends, Praise to the Giver of all for our contemplations! Today, Peh 'Afar is swirling in contemplations related to the Speaking One, another name for the Human One, the True Human Being. And thoughts that perhaps this is what is being spoken of in Lamentations 3 are arising: Let him s...
by sheryl
Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 139
Replies: 3
Views: 2858

Re: Psalm 139

Shalom Dear Gideon, I am astonished by what you are saying. Praise God for our astonishment! Dust, or afar has been an often circling contemplation. Adding the thought that it is the refuse from the movement of Archons in the inner planes is rather mind boggling! The thought that physicality is the ...
by sheryl
Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 13 - Ransom!
Replies: 12
Views: 6767

Re: Saying 13 - Ransom!

Shalom Dear Tau, Yonah and Star! I have enjoyed the contemplations that you have all shared! It does seem, Bishop Yonah, that focusing or even thinking of our own enlightenment is counterproductive. But do we not need a willingness to recognize the darkness within us, to see the self-grasping and se...
by sheryl
Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Ram in the Thicket
Replies: 5
Views: 3352

Re: The Ram in the Thicket

Shabbat Shalom, Dear Tau and Brother! What delights your posts have brought this Shabbat Day! Praise to Imma Gadol whose abundance is never ending! I am in awe at what has been shared. It was to be through Isaac that the promise made to Abraham would be fulfilled - through him, all the families of h...
by sheryl
Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 139
Replies: 3
Views: 2858

Psalm 139

Shalom Brothers and Sisters! A dear friend recently mentioned Psalm 139 in a conversation, and something there proclaimed by King David keeps swirling in my mind. Blessed be the Name of the Holy One, who brings such delights to friends! Psam 139 is a deeply moving prayer, David speaking from the bel...
by sheryl
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Drawing out the Holy Spark from Prejudice and Hate
Replies: 2
Views: 2016

Re: Drawing out the Holy Spark from Prejudice and Hate

Shalom Sisters and Dear Friends! I too am delighted to see your post here, Sister Martina. Gratitude and praise to our God! Ever since reading your thoughts in its original posting, they have become a part of the swirling contemplations arising recently, and I appreciate what has thus far been drawn...
by sheryl
Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The Feast of the Apocalypse
Replies: 21
Views: 9646

The Feast of the Apocalypse

Shabbat Shalom Dear Friends! As we move towards the Feast of the Apocalypse, by God's abundant Mercy, we have been given many teachings on remembering our transcendence, or realizing Conscious Unification with God, which is also the embodiment of full God Consciousness. Transcendence is Embodiment. ...
by sheryl
Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: 72 Names of God: Gevurot & Hasidim
Topic: Continuum Invoking the Names: Powers of the Twelve Messiahs
Replies: 17
Views: 15281

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

Shalom Dear Friends! Thank you for this discussion and for all of your insights! I am amazed at the correlation that is being drawn between the Twelve Saviors (Zodiac), the 144 Divine Names and the 13 Repentances! An image has been arising in contemplations that I wish to share. An image repeatedly ...
by sheryl
Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Rega
Replies: 12
Views: 5424

Re: Rega

Shalom Dear Brothers and Friends, I am awed at what is being shared. Praise to Infinite Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge! Tikkune is being heard in a new way - tikkune is opening to the manifestation of Uncertainty . What swirls this is creating in mind, especially when we consider a past teachin...
by sheryl
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 13 - Ransom!
Replies: 12
Views: 6767

Re: Saying 13 - Ransom!

I think that many times, especially early in our journey, we tend to feel like in Circle or in some other form of spiritual movement we need to uplift in giving and receiving. Yours and Phillip’s contemplations make me think of how we need to be prepared to do this every minute of every day – no ma...
by sheryl
Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: How to contact Angels and Ascended Masters.
Replies: 6
Views: 7268

Re: How to contact Angels and Ascended Masters.

Greetings! It is taught that behind each blade of grass is an angel. So we can imagine that there are angels all around us, within and behind all that exists, we making contact with them constantly through our thoughts and feelings, whether it be angels of light, darkness or an admixture of the two....
by sheryl
Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Elisha and Elijah: Tzaddik and Disciple
Replies: 6
Views: 3680

Re: Elisha and Elijah–Tzaddik and Desciple

Shabbat Shalom, Sister Marion! I love how you brought future generations, or spiraling towards future generations, into this contemplation of Elisha. Is this not what the soul that was Jacob-Elisha-Yeshua doing, but laboring, spiraling towards what would be arising in the future? Is this not what we...
by sheryl
Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 13 - Ransom!
Replies: 12
Views: 6767

Re: Saying 13 - Ransom!

Shabbat Shalom Bishop Yonah! Thank you for sharing this contemplation with us. It is a timely flow coming out of the Feast of the Apostolic Succession! Praise our God! You have asked how we can enact ransom in our lives? In contemplating this this day, something Brother Phillip spoke in a recent Sha...
by sheryl
Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Glorification of God
Replies: 7
Views: 3568

Re: The Glorification of God

Shalom Elder Sarah and dear friends! Thank you for sharing these thoughts with our online community. Praise and gratitude to the Giver of gifts! What has been spoken feels connected with what Brother Phillip shared regarding Rega. Elder Sarah, you taught sharing: See, everything we witness is rather...
by sheryl
Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Elisha and Elijah: Tzaddik and Disciple
Replies: 6
Views: 3680

Re: Elisha and Elijah–Tzaddik and Desciple

Shalom Sister Marion! I am taken by a couple of thoughts that are arising in contemplating your post. Praise to the Holy One for the dance arising from our joining contemplations! You shared: As it says: “plowing with twelve yoke of oxen” Does this mean that before Elijah came to him, Elisha was doi...
by sheryl
Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 3
Views: 2864

Re: Greetings

Shabbat Shalom Maoliosa!

Welcome to our online community!

You will find much to feast upon, both here and in Tau Malachi's books.

Please feel free to look around and share your thoughts and questions.

May you be blessed in your journey.

Sheryl
by sheryl
Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Rega
Replies: 12
Views: 5424

Re: Rega

Shalom Elder Gideon and Friends! I greatly appreciate how you have extended rega into a contemplation of the Depth of Now. Praise to Abba Imma! I am hearing something new in what you are sharing, that can be better elucidated with something that arose last night in dreamtime. Gratitude to the Giving...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Principle and Person of Tzaddik
Replies: 8
Views: 3717

Re: The Principle and Person of Tzaddik

Shabbat Shalom Dear Brothers and Sisters! I am in awe this day in reading what has been shared on this thread. Praise to the One who brings us illumination and healing. Something new for me is being seen in the Master's parables with this sharing by our Elders. This something new perhaps is found in...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Rega
Replies: 12
Views: 5424

Re: Rega

Shabbat Shalom Dear Brothers and Sisters! Thank you for all for sharing these keen insights. I am in awe of the teachings and depth of rega - the pausal moment! Praise to God whom deems it fit to gift us with such blessings! In contemplating the sharing on this thread, it came to mind that rega is w...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: The Succession of Prophets
Topic: The Book of Yonah
Replies: 7
Views: 5274

Re: Book of Yonah

Shabbat Shalom Dear Elder Gideon! Thank you for extending this teaching. Praise Imma Gadol! I am taken this day by contemplations swirling around this: With practice, chant, study, and service, I must "choose to choose," so to speak, redirect my desire again and again to what doesn't yet u...
by sheryl
Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Humility
Replies: 5
Views: 5853

Re: Humility

Shalom True! You have asked a question whose answer I believe continually evolves as we do. No doubt you will remember the teachings about only sharing our experiences with those whom will give a positive interpretation, and these will most likely be limited to our tzaddik and close spiritual friend...
by sheryl
Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:50 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Principle and Person of Tzaddik
Replies: 8
Views: 3717

Re: The Principle and Person of Tzaddik

Dear Elder Gideon, Sister Martina and Friends, Shalom and blessings to all in the Light of the Messiah! Praise to our Source and Sustenance for this contemplation as we move towards the upcoming feast. You both, with your sharing, have inspired many thoughts, many contemplations, praise Ma, that con...
by sheryl
Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Earth Sophia: Stones, Plants & Animal People
Topic: Earthly Angels
Replies: 23
Views: 16749

Re: Earthly Angels

Shalom Bishop Yonah,

It is a blessing to hear of the initiations that took place this past Saturday. Thank you for sharing of the event and the works and wonders that transpired during and afterwards.

May the new initiates continue to be blessed, bringing blessings to all.

With gratitude,

Sheryl
by sheryl
Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The Nature of Suffering
Replies: 14
Views: 7181

Re: The Nature of Suffering

Shalom Elder Gideon, Thank you for this teaching! Praise to She from whom all blessings flow! My thoughts have been dancing around what you have shared. It was You who established equity--mystery of two cherubim below, who align the world and render it habitable, as has been said. (Zohar 1:232b) Tha...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: The Succession of Prophets
Topic: The Book of Yonah
Replies: 7
Views: 5274

Re: Book of Yonah

Shabbat Shalom, Dear Elder Gideon, My gratitude for your teaching here and in the Nature of Suffering forum. By Shabbat Grace a swirl of contemplation has risen around the noun teshuvah , or return to God. I found that this actual word hardly appears in the Old Testament, but is a foundational princ...
by sheryl
Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The Nature of Suffering
Replies: 14
Views: 7181

Re: The Nature of Suffering

Shalom Dear Sisters! I am delighting in your insights this evening. Praise to our Merciful God who hears our prayers and responds according to Wisdom. A teaching recently encountered was brought to mind by your sharing: when we see and draw out the good, even from the most nightmarish dream or exper...
by sheryl
Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Walking the Path in Humility
Replies: 5
Views: 2979

Re: Walking the Path in Humility

Shalom Dear Elder Sarah and Sister Martina! I am in awe with what is being drawn out from this well known story! Praise be She whose abundance brings such delights! If I might add to the swirl of contemplations. Tau once spoke that our children are an extension of our own egos so that in this story ...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 13, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: The Succession of Prophets
Topic: The Book of Yonah
Replies: 7
Views: 5274

Re: Book of Yonah

Beloved Elder, Thank you for these rich teachings! Bringing unending contemplations this Shabbat Day. I am hearing something that is an of course! , though being heard for the first time. Praise be the Queen of Shabbat and the Bride! You speak of makafin. Prior I had always heard makafin and pi'nimi...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:46 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The Nature of Suffering
Replies: 14
Views: 7181

Re: The Nature of Suffering

We cannot change suffering in this world. We have to transform it. What if in the midst of our suffering, we thought about all of the other people who are experiencing that exact same thing. Then if we can, think about everyone who experienced that during the whole day, then the week, then the mont...
by sheryl
Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: Choice and power - a story of stolen goods
Replies: 2
Views: 2191

Re: Choice and power - a story of stolen goods

Shalom Brother Brandon and friends, Thank you for sharing of this experience. No doubt the learning will continue to unfold, perhaps in ways not imaginable at this time. Praise Imma Gadol for her teaching! A few years back, I encountered something similar, but it was only my cell phone, and not wall...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Embodiment
Replies: 7
Views: 4800

Re: Embodiment

Shabbat Shalom, Bishop Yonah and friends! I love what you are drawing out about embodiment. It brings to mind a common teaching that enlightenment is not getting out of here or going anywhere, but being fully here! And this means being fully here in our physical bodies! It is probably not uncommon f...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Let endurance have its full effect
Replies: 19
Views: 7148

Re: Let endurance have its full effect

Shabbat Shalom, Bevan! I delighted in reading your post. Praise to our Merciful Mother for her abundant blessings! I felt as though I was reading the quote from Apostle Paul for the first time. Such delight in the energy with which you shared it. May you continue to be blessed in your journey. May a...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: The Succession of Prophets
Topic: The Book of Yonah
Replies: 7
Views: 5274

Re: Book of Yonah

Shabbat Shalom, Dear Elder Gideon! I greatly appreciate this teaching. Though The Book of Yonah has not been a favorite for contemplation, there is something you are saying here that strikes a cord. Praise to Imma Gadol from and within whom all thoughts arise! The faster one runs from something, the...
by sheryl
Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Universes Love You
Replies: 18
Views: 7336

Re: The Universes Love You

Shabbat Shalom Dear Brothers and Sisters! I stand in awe of the revelations being spoken by our Elders! Truly amazing. Praise to She whom blesses us so. And delighted to read the contemplations of Star and Brian. Praise to the Queen of Shabbat! I am hearing something new with the Sacred Circle, real...
by sheryl
Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Earth Sophia: Stones, Plants & Animal People
Topic: Earthly Angels
Replies: 23
Views: 16749

Re: Earthly Angels

Shalom Brothers and Sisters! What a delightful dance! Thank you for this discussion. Praise to our Mother! How wonderful to hear of the upcoming initiations, Bishop Yonah! While reading Elder Sarah's teaching, it came to mind that she was speaking of abiding in awareness from the place of unity, of ...
by sheryl
Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Universes Love You
Replies: 18
Views: 7336

Re: The Universes Love You

Shalom Elder Sarah and Friends! Thank you for this contemplation this morning. It brings many delights, Praise Ma! As I was reading what you had shared, it came to mind that you are speaking of making the two one - the integration and union of the masculine and feminine, awareness and energy, being ...

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