Monthly Archives: October 2018

Mary and Martha, symbols for contemplative and active life

Rembrandt, Christus bij Martha en Maria, 1669. Teylers Museum

Rembrandt, Christus bij Martha en Maria, 1669. Teylers Museum

The touch of the Holy Spirit, its radiative activity, leads the pupil right to the heart of real life, to an intense activity — for the salvation of one child of man means at the same time the calling and awakening of many others.

You will be on the path as soon as the Holy Spirit has touched you with its radiation-power, when you have become receptive to it and react to it. And if you do react, the result will always be that you are led away into the desert by the Holy Spirit. This means a task in one’s own being and a task in the world.  Continue reading

New free online-program October – December 2018: Mysteries of the soul – Becoming a spirit inspired person

20-10 Living from a sense of unity, spiritual text 1, reflection 1
27-10 Transcending dualities, spiritual text 2, reflection 2
03-11 Connecting the three aspects of the soul, spiritual text 3, reflection 3
10-11 Development in the four worlds, spiritual text 4reflection 4
17-11 Controlling the five states of mind
24-11 Renewal through the six emanations
01-12 Using the seven golden keys
08-12 Conveying the eightfold path
15-12 Working with the nine spiritual gifts

Humanity en masse neglects the soul. Many problems we encounter are directly or indirectly the result of denying and ignoring this most essential aspect of ourself and our fellow human beings. There are many forces in the world that keep us away from caring for our soul. 

Yet there is every reason for hope. During our recent era, the human personality has developed in such a way that the soul aspect has been awakened in many people and is indeed growing and becoming more active. Do you know that you live on earth because you are Continue reading

What is Initiation in gnostic sense?

By Initiation we understand the entrance, step by step, into the Hierarchy, and the sacramental sealing of powers and faculties pertaining to the original man, in the reborn, new man.

These powers and faculties, this new state-of-being, are preserved and guarded by the Hierarchy as mysteries. We shall divide them in seven aspects: Continue reading