Anna May Rychter was a bustling realist painter at the turn of the 20th Century. At some point she entered into a domestic partnership with Thaddeus von Rychter and the couple moved to East Jerusalem. It was here she painted several pieces of the Holy Land in watercolor many of which are still up for […]
This is an introductory course on Sophia and the Wisdom Books with a quick meditation and prayer. If you find value in the teaching please feel free to share it with others.
I wanted to share a quick video on the esoteric and exoteric aspects of the construction of Solomons Temple. Rock with me a minute as we take the journey within.
In celebration of no nut November I’m taking a look at the role chastity plays in spirituality. I cover a wide range of disciplines from Buddhism to Christianity and highlight the sexual alchemy found along the way. Click the link for more.
I wanted to take a look at the Celtic History behind Halloween. To understand how Samhain evolved into Halloween is to really understand how Ireland Christianized. While plenty of pagans still honor this tradition I felt it would be nice to highlight how alive the practice still is in all circles of life.
Most of us are familiar with the rise and fall of the wise King. It’s an old story told in Sunday School classes across the planet. However, not many of us seek the deeper implications behind it. Solomon teaches occultists exactly how a life dedicated to misusing Gods power ends. Click the link for more.
“Lord, inflame our hearts and our inmost beings with the fire of Your Holy Spirit, that we may serve You with chaste bodies and pure minds. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.” -St Gregory(?) Now, please understand, desire is a natural phenomenon. Lust is a part of the human condition. We recognize beauty. We recognize pleasure […]
Oh great Omar! What’s the Divine Spark though? According to gnostic traditions the divine spark is simply that portion of God that resides within us all. Okay. But… where did that come from? Well, old Hebrew manuscripts shine light on it of course. “With the beginning of the manifestation of the Creator’s will- that is, […]
Anyone who has studied the psychology of Carl Jung is familiar with the concepts of the shadow and self. Those of us who have embarked on the path of working with our shadows have become painstakingly aware of just how much of our actions are automatically performed without a second thought. Many of us who […]
There’s an obscure text I’ve been listening to quite a bit lately. Historians aren’t exactly sure on when the text was written- believed to be somewhere around 70 AD- or why. While it is titled The Odes of Solomon it clearly wasn’t written by Solomon nor does it quote any Old Testament scriptures or other […]