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by Elder Sarah
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Order of St. Uriel: The Way of Wonderworking
Topic: Carrying Prayer Weapons: A Bundle of Power for the People
Replies: 13
Views: 11797

Carrying Prayer Weapons: A Bundle of Power for the People

Shalom Tau Malachi! In the Tradition we have been taught the power of carrying Sacred Objects in our journeys throughout the land. That to carry Sacred Objects is to carry Light Presence and Power throughout the land. Along these same lines, we have been taught the power of setting up an altar in th...
by Elder Sarah
Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Revealed Invocation of Sacred Circle
Replies: 33
Views: 27353

Arising of the Human One

Shalom, Praise be the Holy Shekinah for revealing such mysteries! For some days now, I have been contemplating a few posts back on this subject and am watching a few questions arise. Most specifically, this statement is standing out, “The circular Sefirot form the environment, the conditions, as it ...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Examining Faith
Replies: 5
Views: 5856

God within and ever-beyond

Shabbat Shalom! Your words here Tau Malachi draws up a recent contemplation regarding something said in Job (4:6), “Is not your fear of God your confidence, and the integrity of your ways your hope. It is curious, while recalling this verse, I often mistakenly or not so mistakenly recite the word “f...
by Elder Sarah
Mon Aug 13, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Examining Faith
Replies: 5
Views: 5856

Examining Faith

Shalom! In 2 Corinthians 13:5 Paul speaks, “Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Yeshua Messiah is in you?- unless, indeed, you fail to meet the test.” This statement of Pauls draws up a beautiful interpretation of Faith. I hear him ...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The New Pentecost
Replies: 5
Views: 5176

The Way of Salvation

Shabbat Shalom Mark and All! I have been enjoying your contemplation regarding this influx of Divine Grace. As Sister Sheryl beautifully points out, our work is to cultivate what has been given, and as we do this, that which we have tended automatically rays out to many. If we are called to the Way,...
by Elder Sarah
Sat Jun 30, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The New Pentecost
Replies: 5
Views: 5176

The Human One as the House of God

Shalom Sister Sheryl and All! In this contemplation concerning “House” and “Gathered in One Place” I am taken to something Tau Malachi mentioned recently in the thread on Tower of Babel, "There is something of the mystery of levv versus lev, here, for before the First Appearance of the Risen Ch...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The New Pentecost
Replies: 5
Views: 5176

The New Pentecost

Shabbat Shalom! In the Book of Acts we read, “When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Thirteen Heart Songs of Pistis Sophia
Replies: 11
Views: 13046

Waters of Baptism

Shabbat Shalom, May praise and thanksgiving go forth for the revelation of these teachings! As I contemplate what has been shared here a question arises regarding the connection with Living Waters and the Waters of Baptism. When looking into both experience of Baptism and the teachings put fourth on...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Greetings & Welcome!
Replies: 79
Views: 55351

Welcome!

Shalom Jean, We welcome you to our online community! It is wonderful to have you join us! In becoming familar with the terminology of the Tradition, I have found over the years, it is best to open the heart and allow the heart to feel and know the language and from there the rest of us can take it u...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Greetings & Welcome!
Replies: 79
Views: 55351

Welcome!

Shalom Chris,

Welcome to our online community, it is wonderful to have you join us!

May your journey be Blessed and may the Mother Spirit shine light on your exploration!

Many Blessings and Shalom!
Elder Sarah+
by Elder Sarah
Sun May 13, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Beit and Tower of Babel
Replies: 14
Views: 12679

Mouth and Heart

Shabbat Shalom! Praise be the Holy Shekinah for this dance of such mysteries! In this connection between the Tower of Babel and Lev, Heart, which by the way is an outrageous connection! a verse in Matthew (12:34) comes up, “For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks” It is very intriguin...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: God's Love
Replies: 6
Views: 8016

The Cross of Light

Shabbat Shalom! Praise be to the Holy Spirit for this teaching! Thank you for this most beautiful and illuminating response to an on-going contemplation, Tau Malachi. As this prayer and contemplation expands, much is arising. I am very taken by the idea that “the kingdom of heaven” IS manifest by th...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 28: The World Restored Anew
Replies: 5
Views: 7493

Revelation

Shalom and Welcome to our online community Jill! I noticed elsewhere in the Forum, Tau Malachi already spoke regarding the distinction between the Gospel of Mary found in the Nag Hammadi and the Secret Gospel of Mary written by Tau Malachi. I did, though, want to circle in and a speak more of these ...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: God's Love
Replies: 6
Views: 8016

God's Love

Shalom! Recently in Assembly a beautiful and still very mysterious teaching was spoken in regards to God's Love. It was said that the Seven Heavens and their dimensionality are gradations of God's Love. This leads to ponder, if in fact we can say, that as the heavens ray out and unfold from and with...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 28: The World Restored Anew
Replies: 5
Views: 7493

Born from Gods Will

Shabbat Shalom Sister Sheryl! In reading over the prolog in the Gospel of John and in contemplating your post it was noticed that directly after verse 1:10, which reads; “He was in the world, and the world came into being through him; yet the world did not know him” the Gospel says the most curious ...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: The Secret Gospel of Mary
Topic: Saying 28: The World Restored Anew
Replies: 5
Views: 7493

Saying 28: The World Restored Anew

Shabbat Shalom! Saying 28: Mary said, “When the Lord died the world passed away, and when the Lord was raised up a new creation came into being. When the pure emanation comes into the world it is the union of beginning and the end, and all things are restored anew.” Upon sitting with this saying, a ...
by Elder Sarah
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Pistis Sophia
Topic: Repentance Empowerment
Replies: 24
Views: 20661

dissolving separation

Shalom! In reading your post Brother Phillip I am reminded of saying 27 in the Secret Gospel of Mary Magdalene, “A young lady said to Mary, When would the world be transformed? Mary said, “it will not be transformed, but it is sacred to the Mother already. When you are transformed the world will be ...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Ransom to escape the bondage of the alien god
Replies: 11
Views: 11197

The Continuum of the Soul

Shalom! Praise be the Holy Spirit who illuminates hearts and minds! As I read what has been beautifully written above, a question arises in which I have discovered has been a question for a very long time, only I did not know it was a question, on top of that, I had no words for it. The teachings in...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: Earth Sophia: Stones, Plants & Animal People
Topic: Dream Visit
Replies: 3
Views: 6114

Power of the Chrism

Shalom Sister Anna, As I read your inquiry regarding the power of scorpions and the dream you are sharing, a couple observations arise. First, I a verse found in Gospel of Luke 10:19, “See, I have given you the authority to tread on snakes and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and noth...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Gnosis of the Cosmic Christ : Hokmah
Replies: 31
Views: 25168

twenty-six parts of the Soul

Shalom! Praise Be to the Mother Spirit for illuminating such mysteries! Thank you Tau Malachi for your response in the Spirit. As I have spent time with this contemplation, along with some recent discussions in community, I am finding a question arise which seems to follow this same thread. This que...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Feast of the Blessed Dead: Sending of the Soul
Replies: 12
Views: 13739

Clear-Light Union

Shalom Brother Phillip, I have been sitting with the question you ask hear and have been turned to study the writing in the forum “Tzaddik as the Fifth Element”. This writing contains many of the mysteries being pointed to in this dialog. First we must look into what Tau Malachi has to say about the...
by Elder Sarah
Sat Dec 31, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Gospel of the I Am
Replies: 11
Views: 12608

Being, Becoming and Coming into Being

Shalom! Thank you Tau Malachi, Elder Gideon and Brother Phillip for drawing out a very beautiful contemplation! In sitting with the correspondences you have laid out I am finding a very wild perception begins to arise which begins to radically shift any present concepts regarding the process of Bein...
by Elder Sarah
Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Gnosis of the Cosmic Christ : Hokmah
Replies: 31
Views: 25168

Influx of Light from Above

Shalom! Thank you for detailing out these teaching regarding Ratziel, Tzafkiel and their distinction! This very much connects to a recent contemplation regarding the gates of birth and death in the continuous swirl of the Gilgulim. As has been said many times in the teachings, the gate of birth and ...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Greater Community
Replies: 9
Views: 8322

The Great Vision

Shalom! I really enjoy and appreciate this insight and vision of the Greater Community you are drawing up here Sister Anna. Thank You! I agree, the forum and its vastness represents the greatest medium we have available in reaching out to all who might be seeking. It is said in the teachings Study a...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Feast of the Blessed Dead: Sending of the Soul
Replies: 12
Views: 13739

The Blessed Name

Shalom Sisters and Brothers in the Light! In the question you drew up, Sister Sheryl, “This Body as the way as it extends into all realms and worlds of this cosmic cycle, perhaps even through Melchizidek, extending into past, present and future cosmic cycles?” Can we say the way this body extends th...
by Elder Sarah
Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Feast of the Blessed Dead: Sending of the Soul
Replies: 12
Views: 13739

Confession and Repentance

Shalom! Indeed Sister BJ, this is a great mystery, how the illusion of separation plays into the Divine Will and Kingdom, and how this is an expression of Gods Mercy! A certain example comes to mind regarding the shell of a nut. The shell acts as a protective coating to the seed, as well as provides...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Feast of the Blessed Dead: Sending of the Soul
Replies: 12
Views: 13739

Body of the Risen Savior

Shalom Elder Gideon! I hear the words of Paul in First Corinthians in regards to your question; 1 Corinthians 15:54 “When this perishable body puts on imperishability, and this mortal body puts on immortality, then the saying that is written will be fulfilled: “Death has been swallowed up in victory...
by Elder Sarah
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Feast of the Blessed Dead: Sending of the Soul
Replies: 12
Views: 13739

Feast of the Blessed Dead: Sending of the Soul

Shalom! This year in the Feast of the Blessed Dead the inner form of this feast, Sending of the Soul, was enacted. The following is a sharing of this experience. Praise be the Holy One of Being and Praise be the Holy Shekinah for the dance and flow of this movement! And Praise be to my Beloved Tzadd...
by Elder Sarah
Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Holy Tzaddik: The Fifth Element
Replies: 35
Views: 42666

Tzaddik and Community

Shalom! Praise be to the Holy One of Being for revealing this beautiful dance! Thank You Tau Malachi for your response! As I contemplate what has been written many angles arise. First, I notice a contemplation regarding how it is mentioned from Yesod arises the Yesodot, which arise either pure or im...
by Elder Sarah
Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Holy Tzaddik: The Fifth Element
Replies: 35
Views: 42666

Tikkunim of Partzufim and Three-Fold Body

Shalom Tau Malachi! May Praise and Glory be offered up in fullness to the Holy One of Being for the revelations contained in these mysteries! And may the Blessings of the Tzaddikim go forth to the people and the land! As I have been called to study and contemplate these most profound teachings, I wa...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: The Gospel of Truth
Topic: The Sweetness of the Father
Replies: 4
Views: 5936

The Mercy of the Father

Shalom! Thank you Elder Gideon for this post, it touches upon and draws out a recent swirl of contemplations. In reading this section you have presented in Gospel of Truth I am reminded of a section found in the first repentance of Pistis Sophia and the Psalm (69), which corresponds. “Hear me O ligh...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:03 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Primordial Torah: Looking Into A Mystery
Replies: 45
Views: 41926

Body of Grace

Shabbat Shalom! These teaching are truly a blessing and bring much illumination to the meaning of Torah. Thank you Tau Malachi and Elder Gideon for drawing them out! As I have read through your initial post, Tau Malachi, on Torah De Atzilut and Torah De Beriyah the following arises, In the “Anatomy ...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Jun 05, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Earth Sophia: Stones, Plants & Animal People
Topic: Tending the Field
Replies: 1
Views: 3981

Tending the Field

Shabbat Shalom! The Spiritual journey is one akin to the tending of a field. As we notice, the journey is one of drawing out our talents and God given gifts while at the same time noticing where mending and healing needs to take place and addressing discordant patterns. We could hear these two movem...
by Elder Sarah
Sun May 22, 2011 8:53 am
Forum: The Gospel of Truth
Topic: The Living Book in the Heart of the Little Children
Replies: 4
Views: 6153

Being in the Father

Shalom! Thank you Malachi for the blessing given through these most sublime teachings! May they bless all who read and contemplate them. Thank you Elder Gideon for initiating such a beautiful conversation. Upon reading and contemplating I hear the following, Our True Being is Being in the Father. Wi...
by Elder Sarah
Sat Apr 23, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Metatron + Sandalfon
Replies: 24
Views: 24845

Glory of the Bride

Shalom! I am very much appreciating these teachings, they are shedding much light upon current contemplations surrounding the Feast of the Bride. Thank you both Tau Malachi and Elder Gideon for drawing these out, They are truly a beautiful blessing! In the case of Enoch becoming Metatron and Elijah ...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: No matter what hand you're dealt...
Replies: 9
Views: 8885

The Cross that is Light

Shalom Yonah and all! As I read your post I smiled as we were just exploring this exact mystery in chat this evening. I am enjoying this thread of contemplation here! We explored along a similar line looking into the Acts of John, in which John says of Yeshua: ”He showed me a cross of light firmly f...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Earth Sophia: Stones, Plants & Animal People
Topic: Tzaddik as the Glory of Flowers
Replies: 0
Views: 3528

Tzaddik as the Glory of Flowers

Shabbat Shalom! In the Sophian Tradition at this time of year we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism, also known as the Feast of Lights. In the Gospel, we know John the Baptist as the one who Baptizes, also the Tzaddik of the Messiah. Why Baptism and this time of year? Baptism is a way of consecratio...
by Elder Sarah
Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Da'at Elohim: Knowledge of God
Replies: 22
Views: 19826

A New Creation

Shalom! Thank you Tau Malachi for your response! It has stirred a swirl of contemplation; the following has surfaced enough to put into words….. In these two aspects of Elohim, transcendent and immanent, if I am understanding correctly this is Elohim that creates and Elohim that is created? Elohim c...
by Elder Sarah
Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Da'at Elohim: Knowledge of God
Replies: 22
Views: 19826

The Mother and her Child

Shalom! May the Mother Spirit inspire Knowledge, Understanding and Wisdom! Much arises as I read through this beautiful dialog! Thank you! I particularly enjoy the angle of faith Brother Phillip is drawing upon along with Tau Malachi’s joining to the verse in Proverbs, “The beginning of Wisdom is Fe...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Dec 12, 2010 10:35 am
Forum: The Gospel of St. Philip
Topic: knowledge of Self
Replies: 1
Views: 4936

knowledge of Self

Shabbat Shalom! The Grace of the Mother Spirit inpired the following contemplation regarding this beautiful passage found in Gospel of Phillip “Should you who posses everything not know yourself? If you do not know yourself, You will not enjoy what you own. But know yourself and what you have enjoy....
by Elder Sarah
Sun Nov 21, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Seeking the word in Faith and Love
Replies: 15
Views: 11831

movements in Ma

Shabbat Shalom Sheryl! Praising Ma and her congruent movements! It appears we were both absorbed in the same contemplation this morning.....I just saw your insight after posting. Indeed, the play and interaction of Binah, Hokmah and Daat is appears to allude to much in this line of thought. Many Ble...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Nov 21, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Seeking the word in Faith and Love
Replies: 15
Views: 11831

True Reciprocity

Shalom! Your insight here Yonah, Tau Malachi’s response and then the question Phillip is asking has continued to spark much contemplation! As Tau Malachi states; “Gnosis is the fruition of faith and love, giving and receiving” This insight leads to an exploration of the word Gnosis, which leads to l...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:17 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Seeking the word in Faith and Love
Replies: 15
Views: 11831

Seeking the word in Faith and Love

Shabbat Shalom! May the Mother Spirit bless and empower us to seek the Word of the Holy One of Being! This week in the online chat session we looked into a verse in the Gospel of Phillip that has continued to spark many provoking thoughts. In this Gospel we hear, “Faith receives, love gives” This le...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Thunder, Perfect Mind
Replies: 6
Views: 7907

Diamond Being

Shabbat Shalom Sheryl and Martina! May the Mother Spirit bless and uplift all relations this day! It does appear Sheryl that we could say, indeed, there is One being dreaming and enacting all of the reality display. I have heard masters of the Tradition speak of this idea as though we are all like f...
by Elder Sarah
Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Thunder, Perfect Mind
Replies: 6
Views: 7907

All of our Relations

Shalom Martina, May the Blessings and Grace of the True Light move and dance with you this day! Indeed Thunder Perfect Mind is a beautiful writing, most mysterious and thought provoking! Actually, Thunder Perfect Mind itself was not used in this years feast, but a certain contemplation it invokes pa...
by Elder Sarah
Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Hearing Ma's Voice
Replies: 7
Views: 7361

clarity of voice

Shalom +Yonah! I really enjoy your insights here. This is a great question and is one we each face in every moment. I am reminded as read your post, that to learn to hear the true voice of the Mother Spirit is also the ability to discern forces. The Mothers voice comes in a multiplicity of ways. The...
by Elder Sarah
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:13 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Do not despise the lamb...
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

the door made visible

Shalom Sheryl! Another angle of this contemplation recently arose, that affirms your insight regarding the simultaneous movement of the exit from the entirety and the gateway to the Pleroma of Light. In reading through the story of Cain and Abel in Genesis, upon closer examination, one could draw th...
by Elder Sarah
Sun Oct 03, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 3312

welcome

Shalom Brian!

May the Mother Spirit Bless you in your journey!

Welcome, it is nice to have you join us. Thank you for your participation as well as prayers!

Many Blessings,
Sarah+
by Elder Sarah
Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Do not despise the lamb...
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

blood of the lamb

Shalom Sheryl! May the Holy Spirit bless and empower that which the Lamb conquers amidst the land and the people! I too have been contemplating this verse quite often this week, given we have just celebrated the feast of the Apocalypse, in which we invoked the mystery of the blood of the lamb. When ...
by Elder Sarah
Sat Sep 11, 2010 11:34 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Power to Bind and Liberate
Replies: 11
Views: 5941

Radiant Holy Breath

Shalom! I very much enjoy this idea regarding glue in the blood and how it might get there. How indeed does the blood of Yeshua redeem sin? To my understanding, blood carries oxygen. The way in which blood carries oxygen can be corresponded to the way Ruhaniyot (essence) moves within Shefa (influx)....

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