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by sheryl
Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:34 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Greetings and a Beginning Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3516

Re: Greetings and a Beginning Question

Greetings Christopher Michael! And welcome to our online forum! There is an abundance of information on the forum and it indeed can be daunting. I found that a good way to start is to read Tau Malachi's books. To follow the discussions on the forum it often times requires a rudimentary, at the least...
by sheryl
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Online chat room mentoring program
Replies: 12
Views: 14032

Chats

Hi Humbleseeker! We have a chat beginning in 10 minutes or 6:30 PM Tuesdays PST. If you click on home at the top of this page it will take you to the the home page for the web site. There you will see a tab at the top of the page that says forum. Click on that and you will see a tab for chat/skype. ...
by sheryl
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Testing the Spirits
Replies: 23
Views: 9648

Making problems in our lives

Greetings Susan! This too is a topic related to some recent developments in my own understanding, and I am much enjoying the processing and sharing together. Recently, Tau Malachi spoke of sin as creating a problem where there is none. I had come from a place that had made dark and admixture presenc...
by sheryl
Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Greetings from Iowa
Replies: 2
Views: 2759

Re: Greetings from Iowa

Welcome to the forum, Humbleseeker! Many of us have come from a mainstream Christian tradition as well. While these traditions serve a purpose in the awakening of humanity, there is some 'unlearning' that must occur, if we are to advance in our journey. There is much information on the forum and in ...
by sheryl
Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Testing the Spirits
Replies: 23
Views: 9648

Re: According to Need

Greetings Susan! I was thinking of the need to discern the spiritual forces within our space in everyday living and spiritual practicing and not the specific work of calling upon the Spirits and Archonic Powers in performing certain aspects of the Great Work. Thank you, and thank-you to Tau Malachi,...
by sheryl
Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Testing the Spirits
Replies: 23
Views: 9648

Other Spirits

Greetings Brooke and Susan! The discernment of other spirits has been an issue, or what I thought was an issue, in my journey as well. Where I am presently, however, is making the discernment of the spirits appear a lot less important than I had previously thought. If I am seeking to receive, or des...
by sheryl
Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 102 and the Fourth Repentance
Replies: 5
Views: 4913

Risen Savior

Thank you, Brother Phillip. My astrological understanding is limited, and so was thinking that fluxes were all of Grace, outside of fate. And whether or not the movement is a gradual fulfillment in the Risen Messiah or a gradual movement towards fulfillment, I too do not know. These are certainly id...
by sheryl
Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 102 and the Fourth Repentance
Replies: 5
Views: 4913

Re: Psalm 102 and the Fourth Repentance

Greetings Brother Phillip and Sister Brooke! This thread seems to touch or taunt a thought that has been trying to emerge regarding the Intentions of HaShem, these appointed times or fluxes, and the rising of the Human One, even cleaving to the Mystical Body of Hayyah Messiah. Perhaps in sharing, so...
by sheryl
Fri Jan 08, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: The ring of light
Replies: 5
Views: 3715

The learning years of Yeshua

Greetings Johnc and True! I have heard it taught within the tradition that available to Yeshua in his place of incarnation, within the mystical traditions of Judaism, were the same understandings and practices that would have been found at that time in India, so there was no need for him to travel i...
by sheryl
Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 2566

Welcome

Welcome Chad!

If you need assistance in finding your way around the forum, please don't hesitate to ask.

Shalom.

Sheryl
by sheryl
Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Bohu and Tohu
Replies: 9
Views: 7809

Answer to unspoken prayer

Thank - you, Tau Malachi, for these words. You again provided a detailed answer within your reply to a prayer uttered privately.

Thank - you, Holy Mother, for your love and care reaching into the depths of your creation.

Blessings and Shalom.

Sheryl
by sheryl
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:10 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Bohu and Tohu
Replies: 9
Views: 7809

Repentance

Greetings Tau Malachi! I found these words comparing awakening in mundane dreams with passing through an afterlife state into another incarnation in the unenlightened condition, troubling and sorrowful. Certainly I had an intellectual understanding, but the memories of awakening in the dreams and th...
by sheryl
Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 71
Replies: 17
Views: 14185

Creating a refuge with our belief/prayer

Greetings! This last week was an opportunity to see the lessons presented in this thread in practice. My house was filled with relatives and children's friends, and so my prayers and practices had to become more secretive. I found that in praying without ceasing - praying for all, and praying for sp...
by sheryl
Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Bohu and Tohu
Replies: 9
Views: 7809

Tanscendence while in dust

Yet, awakening, recognizing the void nature, the empty nature of all, within matter, within all, the Holy and Supernal Light is discovered, the essence of which is Clear Light, and, in effect, the substance of matter is transformed, just as the substance of a dream is transformed when we become luc...
by sheryl
Fri Nov 13, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: prayer without cessation
Replies: 16
Views: 10408

Kavvanah and Devekut

Greetings True! I have found that the solution to this is to elevate and expand our prayers beyond ourself and our worldly circumstances. If we pray for the Mercy and Judgment - for the Compassion - necessary for the Great Work of illumination and salvation, then our faith leads us to accept whateve...
by sheryl
Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: Songs of the Psalms
Replies: 0
Views: 2081

Songs of the Psalms

Greetings!

I am often moved by songs that put the Psalms to music, and thought I would share a few recent finds with our community.

Perhaps others might have some favorites to share as well.

Celtic Psalms by Eden's Bridge

Psalms of David by Sunita (Harp only)


Shalom!

Sheryl
by sheryl
Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:05 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: prayer without cessation
Replies: 16
Views: 10408

Re: unceasing prayer

The practice of the Holy Seal, the integration of our practice of Union with Partzuf with our daily living, is another way of cultivating prayer without cessation – all that we see, everywhere we go, it is the light palace of the Partzuf, and everyone there is a luminous being of that holy palace; ...
by sheryl
Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Hayyah Yeshua
Replies: 14
Views: 11479

Christ as a verb

Indeed Martina, contemplating Christ as a verb opens up a whole new dimension of understanding! If we consider Christ as this entire continuum of the Being of the Becoming, this continuum of constant transformation we see that the first Chapter of Genesis is a telling of what transpires in the begin...
by sheryl
Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Conflicts with family members
Replies: 10
Views: 9046

Compassion

Greetings preacher, and welcome to our online community! As you venture deeper into the forum, you will find that we do speak a bit about our relations, for they are foremost in our outer or life experiencing! And certainly there is a lot of consternation as we begin to awaken, as our awareness and ...
by sheryl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:59 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: What is the four-and-twentieth mystery?
Replies: 6
Views: 19874

Re: Ivurim from Gnostic Apostles

Thank you, Tau Malachi. This play of impregnation, whether it be of realized souls into another world-system, or of sparks of a realized soul into another soul - thus within both macrocosms and microcosms of the Entirety, feels to be the critical impetus of awakening, illumination and ultimately sal...
by sheryl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:37 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 69
Replies: 13
Views: 8191

Repentance

Hi Phillip, True and all! I understand True's point. Perhaps awakening and repentance is a mystery, for it seems to go beyond name and form. Part of the delusion in fact is limiting our self to our surface consciousness, where indeed we might not find this evidence of wrongdoing or 'sin'. Certainly,...
by sheryl
Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: What is the four-and-twentieth mystery?
Replies: 6
Views: 19874

Re: Another angle of contemplation...

Greetings and blessings in the Light of the Messiah! Tau Malachi, thank you for these thought provoking words. There is one teaching in particular that caused some thoughts and questions to arise: If this is true of the First Circle, the disciples gathered around Yeshua Messiah and his Shekinah Cons...
by sheryl
Wed Oct 07, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Limbs of the Ineffable
Replies: 10
Views: 8149

Greetings darlok and welcome to our online community! As Tau Malachi suggests, we must go beyond the surface into the depths, to find the Truth that will set us free. The images and pictures found in Holy Scriptures are pointing us inward and upward towards the Divine Mysteries of the Most High. Cer...
by sheryl
Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: A Holy Seal
Replies: 18
Views: 12751

Re: Generation of the Body of Light & Radiant Aura

Greetings and Blessings in the Light of the Messiah! Thank you, Tau Malachi, for gifting us with this elucidation! I was quite moved by the image produced while reading the following excerpt coupled with the subsequent quote from a post on the Thirteen Merices found in the Christian Kabbalah forum: ...
by sheryl
Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: A Holy Seal
Replies: 18
Views: 12751

The Light Treasury awakening to Itself

Greetings and blessings in the Light of the Messiah! Thank you for these insights, Tau Malachi. I had not heard of "scanning" as an actual spiritual practice! Oh my, what an array of techniques we have out there! This sounds like an 'enlightenment made easy revelation’, which seems to be a...
by sheryl
Sun Sep 20, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: A Holy Seal
Replies: 18
Views: 12751

Repentance

Shabbat Shalom! Greetings in the Light and blessings of the Messiah! Thank you Tau Malachi, for these added thoughts. I was on my way out, for a sojourn up the mountain, and they changed my focus for the journey. I do understand about browsing versus study and contemplation. My comments had to do wi...
by sheryl
Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:54 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: A Holy Seal
Replies: 18
Views: 12751

Re: Company of the Shekinah

Shalom Tau Malachi! Greetings in the Light and blessings of the Messiah! This is a completely different perspective regarding the writings of the Old Testament. I had before been taught that this was a history book, at best a witness or testimony of an intimate relationship with God - a perspective ...
by sheryl
Wed Sep 16, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Seeing Through Negativity
Replies: 8
Views: 4900

The Mystery of Sophia's Repentance

Shalom Brother Phillip! I cannot thank you enough for your words. I have only begun reading of Sophia's repentances, but after reading your post, the word mystery played in my mind and it occurred to me that in Sophia's repentances, she is repenting for the collective, implying that an individual re...
by sheryl
Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: A Holy Seal
Replies: 18
Views: 12751

Desires, Prayers, and Repentance

Greetings and blessings in the Light of the Messiah! Thank you, Tau Malachi, for these words of guidance. They speak very much to where I am right now. My questions on desires were related to prayers for children. I find that for youth, my prayers are more related to their present process of develop...
by sheryl
Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Seeing Through Negativity
Replies: 8
Views: 4900

Prayer is faith

Greetings in the Light of the Messiah! I too have had similar thoughts recently, Phillip. On the Pistis Sophia forum, Tau Malachi spoke of faith and prayer where it was said that the primary action of faith is prayer . And if holy people, “ live according to their faith [and] it is accounted to them...
by sheryl
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:40 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: A Holy Seal
Replies: 18
Views: 12751

The First Commandment

Thank you, Tau Malachi, for this simple, yet powerful retelling and explanation of the story of Pistis Sophia. Each reading illuminates a different thought or energy and I cannot help but see tet in it all! You have dispelled a misunderstanding regarding leaks, which did result in a mis-focus on for...
by sheryl
Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Gabriel and Michael and the Holy Grail--Pistis Sophia
Replies: 7
Views: 14856

Do not do what you hate.

Greetings and blessings in the Light of the Messiah! Thank you, Tau Malachi, for these words of widsom. Your last comment If you ask what this means, it means to live by your faith, and as Adonai Yeshua teaches, “Do not do what you hate.” inspired the most contemplation, and just tonight I realized ...
by sheryl
Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Gabriel and Michael and the Holy Grail--Pistis Sophia
Replies: 7
Views: 14856

faith

Greetings and blessings in the Light of the Spiritual Sun! Thank you for this marvelous discussion! Reading your last thought, Tau Malachi, that it can be said that faith is the Holy Grail, part of our discussion on skype last night came to mind - when it was suggested that there is a difference bet...
by sheryl
Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: My Search
Replies: 3
Views: 3623

Re: My Search

Welcome JankaT! Wow. How blessed we are to hear from you, all the way from Slovakia! The google translation was quite good and so I hope and pray that you continue sharing with us. You will find that many here have a similar story. For me, I have roots in a fundamental variety of Protestant Christia...
by sheryl
Sun Apr 26, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Salutations!
Replies: 3
Views: 3356

Welcome, Revealer!

Shalom.

Sheryl
by sheryl
Sun Mar 22, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Aloha. . .
Replies: 1
Views: 2495

Re: Aloha. . .

Greetings Shmaya!

Welcome !

I am familiar with the Santo Daime tradition and look forward to your contributions to our forum.

May we all know the blessings of the Mother of the rainforest, of the desert, the mountains, and all that is.

Shalom.

Sheryl
by sheryl
Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Tabernacle of David
Replies: 1
Views: 2841

Tabernacle of David

Hello everyone - Many years ago, I began to develop a curiosity about the Tabernacle of David, and while some insight has been gained in study and contemplation, I still feel that my understanding is not fulfilled and wondered if a member of the forum had any insight to share? I started wondering ab...
by sheryl
Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Hello from a neophyte
Replies: 3
Views: 3135

Welcome, Paul

Greetings in the Light and Love of the Spiritual Sun! I wanted to welcome you to our community, Paul, and share that I emphasize with your journey. I too come from an orthodox right wing Christian back ground, and still live amongst it here in a very conservative Christian community. And so understa...
by sheryl
Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:02 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Conflicts with family members
Replies: 10
Views: 9046

Greetings Renee! I don't have any specific answers for you, but just wanted to offer another shoulder of compassion and understanding. I am often in similar circumstances, having previously been a fundamental Christian and thus creating a life for myself and my children in the midst of a strong Chri...
by sheryl
Fri Jan 11, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Tabernacle and Kabbalah
Replies: 10
Views: 6051

questions

Greetings Tau Malachi! Yes. I see the ignorance in simply perceiving Moses here and the rest of Israel there . No one individual’s spiritual efforts are done in isolation from the collective of which they are a part. Behind this understanding I see an Intelligence guiding all that occurs through out...
by sheryl
Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:58 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Tabernacle and Kabbalah
Replies: 10
Views: 6051

Moses' lack of faith

Greeting all. I had not before read that the reason for/cause of a partial and incomplete manifestation in and through Israel was Moses' unwillingness to listen, hear and speak, preventing a full anointing of the Supernal Consciousness to enter him. This feels to be key in understanding what happene...
by sheryl
Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 1
Views: 2490

Introductions

Greetings to all! I first encountered the teachings of the Ecclesia Pistis Sophia a few years back and found an immediate resonance with my own inner experiences. I am here now, devoted to wherever Adonai Yeshua Messiah and the Holy Shekinah lead. My gratitude to all of you who have dedicated yourse...
by sheryl
Mon Feb 16, 2004 8:48 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Tikkune - The Great Work in the Kabbalah
Replies: 2
Views: 3541

Tikkune - The Great Work in the Kabbalah

The concept of Tikkune has my heart a leaping! You have provided an expanded understanding of Restoration, the repeated theme throughout the Bible. Tau Malachi, do you see the Tikkune of the Human One necessitating a reoccurring period of correction or repair for the Whole? Do you see such a time co...

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