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The River of Alchemical Mercury

via: http://jhzero.deviantart.com/art/Yin-Yang-357915041 “You all know what mercury looks like-at room temperature it’s a silvery liquid that flows, it’s like a mirror. For the alchemists, and this is just a very short exercise in alchemical thinking, for the alchemists mercury was … Continue reading

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Life and Mind and Language

“The incomparable feature of human language is that its magical community with things is immaterial and purely mental, and the symbol of this is sound. The Bible expresses this symbolic fact when it says that God breathes his breath into … Continue reading

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In the Heart of the Supreme Mind: Thoth Hermes Trismegistus

Johfra, “Hermes Trismegistus” In The Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly P. Hall, I came across the following passage, which I found very illuminating: “Before the visible universe was formed its mold was cast. This mold was called the Archetype, and … Continue reading

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The Tectonic Power of the Soul

image credit 1. “Life happens when the tectonic power of your speechless soul breaks through the dead habits of the mind.” John Patrick Shanley, Doubt 2. “The shadow of the light is not darkness, but illumination.” Clement of Alexandria These … Continue reading

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Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Gemini

Love is heavy and light, bright and dark, hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake- it’s everything except what it is! ” William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet I. Romeo and Juliet as an alchemical work Many years ago … Continue reading

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