“Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.
“The most rejuvenating idea of all, and the greatest step to any true illumination, is the realization that your exterior life springs from the invisible world of your reality through your conscious thoughts and beliefs, for then you realize the power of your individuality.
“In the dark, fathomless night of ignorance,
Love is a torch that brings light.
“The hawk is also a correspondence (of Kether). Bearing in mind that Kether is the Monad, the individual point of view, we can understand that the hawk is so attributed because it has the habit of remaining poised in mid-air, looking down from the blue aether to Earth and beholding all things with the eye of utter detachment.
“On a certain level, the crucifixion was a great mystical and magical act — perhaps the greatest feat of divine magic ever performed. In submitting to the crucifixion, Lord Yeshua [Jesus] made his body a magical talisman of liberation. In effect, cosmic ignorance, the law, and karmic matrix were crucified (suspended), so that anyone who identifies with Lord Yeshua is “drawing near” and Yeshua made himself a vehicle through which others may draw near to supernal being.
“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on it, I would use the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I knew the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.
“Everyone who works with love and with intelligence finds in the very sincerity of his love for nature and art a kind of armor against the opinions of other people.
… law, being a rule and measure, can be in a person in two ways: in one way, as in him that rules and measures; in another way, as in that which is ruled and measured, in so far as it partakes of the rule or measure …
Wherefore [the rational creature] has a share of the Eternal Reason, whereby it has a natural inclination to its proper act and end: and this participation of the eternal law in the rational creature is called the natural law.
“In the information age it is obviously possible to decimate populations by the dissemination of information and gimmickry. There is no question here of values. It is simple information technology being used by one community to reshape another one. It is this type of aggression that we exert on our own youngsters in what we call “education.” We simply impose upon them the patterns that we find convenient to ourselves and consistent with the available technologies.
“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending.