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by staroath
Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Universes Love You
Replies: 18
Views: 7268

Re: The Universes Love You

Shalom! I am appreciating Elder Gideon’s pointing out the role of recognition of assumptions/mental conceptions and opinions and such as a block to the experience of True Will. What comes to mind also is the endless importance and help that is provided with the teachings on Perfect Success and Silen...
by staroath
Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Universes Love You
Replies: 18
Views: 7268

Re: The Universes Love You

Shalom, I am appreciating Elder Sarah's insights on Vehaya "it Shall Come To pass"....for the mystery of acting "as if" the wonder has already occured has filled my mind and heart the last few days. For how can such a thing be accomplished without vital demand? I draw upon Tau Ma...
by staroath
Sat Jan 18, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Holy War: The Struggle to Overcome the Evil Inclination
Replies: 14
Views: 7948

Re: Holy War: The Struggle to Overcome the Evil Inclination

Shalom All, I am enjoying everyone's input....and yes as Sheryl states I also have cracked more than once! In rereading some of Tau's words above l am drawn to this: " Basically speaking, when distracting thoughts and desires arise, we will view them as “spirits” that have come to be redeemed, ...
by staroath
Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 103
Replies: 5
Views: 7142

Re: Psalm 103

Shalom Tau Malachi, Thank you so much for your powerful insights. What originally drew me to this psalm was sometimes it is seen as a "healing psalm" and at this point I had a friend who was gravely ill. Today I am appreciating the connection where the Fear of Yahweh and attributes of Gevu...
by staroath
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Holy War: The Struggle to Overcome the Evil Inclination
Replies: 14
Views: 7948

Re: Holy War: The Struggle to Overcome the Evil Inclination

Shalom Brothers, I am appreciating very much these hatching concepts. This morning I'm also watching the coffee grounds settle to the bottom of my coffee cup.... the idea of physical -spiritual clarification comes to mind. As Phillip points out, there comes a point where the subject-object relations...
by staroath
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Holy War: The Struggle to Overcome the Evil Inclination
Replies: 14
Views: 7948

Re: Holy War: The Struggle to Overcome the Evil Inclination

Shalom Tau! Praise Ma for this really helpful practical teaching! This brings to mind a contemplation I have been having over the last week or so. It seems that perhaps many people are somewhat troubled by the arising of these "klippotic themes" .....usually involving judgments, annoyance,...
by staroath
Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Gathering In
Replies: 38
Views: 20782

Re: Gathering In

Shalom Tau Malachi, Praise be to the Mother of God (El). With my initial contemplation of this profound writing what stands out to me are your words in regards to the holy relics that have been lost and removed from the Ark. If l am hearing correctly, that there can be a process of re -discovery and...
by staroath
Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Offering Light: Cleaving with the Interior Stars
Replies: 19
Views: 16120

Re: Offering Light: Cleaving with the Interior Stars

Shalom Tau Malachi, I am very grateful for these teachings on the interior stars in this forum and in other places on the forum in the last few days. What is coming to mind are some teachings from July of this year that speak of how the interior stars will manifest through the various Olamot as we p...
by staroath
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:58 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Offering Light: Cleaving with the Interior Stars
Replies: 19
Views: 16120

Re: Offering Light: Cleaving with the Interior Stars

Shalom Tau Malachi, I am wondering if in preliminary preparation for the theurgic practice (blessing and empowering others)you are desrcibing.........if one could fruitfully engage in: Running and returning hitbodedut morning and evening adding the corresponding interior star to the sefirot/Divine N...
by staroath
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Face of Yahweh (Numbers 6:26)
Replies: 9
Views: 5726

Re: Face of Yahweh (Numbers 6:26)

Shalom Tau Malachi, Thank you for your nuanced and thoughtful response. "There is perception, and knowledge, of these various dimensions of the face of Yahweh as our consciousness ascends and expands, and we access the greater and greater intelligence of our soul. At first the knowledge is maki...
by staroath
Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Face of Yahweh (Numbers 6:26)
Replies: 9
Views: 5726

Re: Face of Yahweh (Numbers 6:26)

Shalom, In seeking to gain additional clarification in regards to the relationship with the Messiah and the World of Angels (as mentioned above) l came upon this older post from Tau: "What does it mean that Zer Anpin is the Face of God that shines upon us and blesses us? It means that the Supre...
by staroath
Thu Nov 07, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Psalm 103
Replies: 5
Views: 7142

Psalm 103

Shalom dear Friends, I have been very drawn to the tender beauty of Psalm 103 Thanksgiving for God’s Goodness Of David. 1 Bless the Lord, O my soul,     and all that is within me,     bless his holy name. 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul,     and do not forget all his benefits— 3 who forgives all your in...
by staroath
Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:59 am
Forum: Gospel of St. Thomas
Topic: Saying 35
Replies: 4
Views: 6760

Re: Saying 35

Shalom Tau Malachi, I am very grateful and inspired by recent teachings on the gazing or "soaking" in the Wisdom of Ain. Abiding in the deep contemplation of watching for the the source of the endless streaming of thoughts in ones mind. Not at all an intellectual exercise but seeking a dee...
by staroath
Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Great Tree of Soul
Replies: 24
Views: 20590

Re: Great Tree of Soul

Shalom Tau Malachi, Recent contemplations have been arising involving thoughts of "Diamond Being" and "Jeweled Body" and the possible interrelationships and connections that may be revealed thru this study. Perhaps more can be drawn out here about these beautiful terms in our lin...
by staroath
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Great Transformation and Ascension collective and individual
Replies: 6
Views: 5977

Great Transformation and Ascension collective and individual

Shalom Tau Malachi, I have been studying and enjoying this older post by you today: "In the teachings given on Revelation there are two views. One is the view of an initiation in the context of the human collective, an initiation of this Good Earth as a whole, and the other is a view of initiat...
by staroath
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Revelations of Angels in Heaven & on Earth
Topic: Barakiel: Blessing of God
Replies: 2
Views: 5520

Barakiel

Shalom Tau Malachi, In recent study of Matthew the following verse (Messiah’s message on paying the temple tax) has occupied my mind and I am wondering if perhaps this can relate to the current teaching on Barakiel? Matthew 17:27 However, so that we do not give offense to them, go to the sea and cas...
by staroath
Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: On being a donkey...
Replies: 13
Views: 9724

Aralim(thrones)

Shalom Tau Malachi, Thank you for your beautiful insights regarding the Great Wings. In regards to the role of Aralim a couple recent teachings come to mind, I pray I am not out of context: "Watchers along with aralim, serve to guard and preserve the knowledge and wisdom of spiritual traditions...
by staroath
Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: On being a donkey...
Replies: 13
Views: 9724

Wings of a Great Eagle

Shalom Tau Malachi, My mind has been drawn very deeply to the Women of Light meditation, these last few days. As you have written in previous teachings: "Here it must be said, this great resistance, this great darkness, is integral to the advent of the Supernal and its realization – this entire...
by staroath
Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Continuum of Blessing the Head of the Year
Replies: 8
Views: 9121

Cleaving and Unification

Shalom Tau Malachi, In light of the time of year and recent teachings that have been spoken in recorded discourses, my questions concern how we can cleave and unify ourselves daily with the various Sefirah. As has been spoken above: "Beginning with Keter-Da’at each day we study and contemplate ...
by staroath
Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:19 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Heroic AGLA
Replies: 1
Views: 4901

Heroic AGLA

How profoundly humbling and lofty is this Holy Name of the Messiah- AGLA....for the power of healing and protection is in this divine name. Atoh Givor Leolam Adonai- "You are heroic for the world, O Lord" This is the Holy Name of Messiah crucified and resurrected, and holds the power of th...
by staroath
Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:12 am
Forum: Order of St. Michael: Wisdom of the Spiritual Warrior - Templar
Topic: Union with Our Lady of Templars
Replies: 3
Views: 9658

Venus transit 2012 and signs of Asherah

Shalom and greetings! Praise and glory to Holy One for the gift of yesterdays most wonderous and symbolic heavenly event, the movement of Venus across the face of the Sun, the Venus Transit of 2012. Let this be a sign of hope and wonder for all who can see and be filled with Holy Awe. There are perh...
by staroath
Wed May 02, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Overlapping Sefirot on the Composite Tree of Life
Replies: 5
Views: 7632

secret intersections.....

Shalom, I have been contemplating the unfolding and unwrapping of these complex and beautiful teachings about the interconnecting and overlapping points on the Great Tree for a few weeks now. Thanks to Elder Gideon’s insight and sharing on the Threefold Body, perhaps the following will be of help to...
by staroath
Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 3931

welcome to the Sophian Forum

Greetings and welcome to you also! My heart is warmed that you have found our online "portal". It is indeed a marvelous seemingly endless resource of "good news" and even "better news", for some in this complex modern age. I trust and pray you will find that which your ...
by staroath
Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Christian Kabbalah
Replies: 18
Views: 15872

Journey of Faithful

Shalom Tau Malachi, In the above post you said: "If I do not experience the Resurrection and Ascension in this life, will I experience it at the time of my death? Perhaps, if I have established myself in the Resurrection and Ascension through the spiritual life and practice, or perhaps, if I am...
by staroath
Sun Dec 25, 2011 4:57 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Continuum of Blessing the Head of the Year
Replies: 8
Views: 9121

Blessing the Head of the Year

Shalom Tau Malachi, Blessings to All in the Light and Name of our Messiah. Perhaps more can be shared at this time regarding the shift between the Supernals and the seven Sefirot of Construction? As you have said "it is a special time for drawing in supernal blessings, and for the manifestation...

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