Light Illuminating Darkness. A New Aeon.
“We continue to be confronted with what is truly called the Great Work: living the truth we know. Against what seems to be an organized opposition, man must live outwardly his inner convictions. The proof of his sufficiency however is not that he conquers the world, but that the world does not conquer him. This is his initiation. He shall not become a God among men, but rather a man among beasts.”
— Manly P. Hall
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The ancient symbol of the Orphic Mysteries was the serpent-entwined egg, which signified Cosmos as encircled by the fiery Creative Spirit. The egg also represents the soul of the philosopher; the serpent, the Mysteries.
At the time of initiation the shell is broke. and man emerges from the embryonic state of physical existence wherein he had remained through the fetal period of philosophic regeneration." (Manly P. Hall)
GOLDEN RULE. Respond to Members as you would like them to respond to You.
"Great minds discuss ideas." ~Eleanor Roosevelt
Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing."
Kairos (καιρός) Greek word meaning the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment). pregnant time, the time of possibility. – moments in our day, our week, our month, our year or our lifetime of self realization. The fleeting rightness of time and place for action words or movement.
Words for time, chronos and kairos. While the former refers to chronological or sequential time, the latter signifies a time lapse, a moment of indeterminate time in which everything happens.
"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time,and still retain the ability to function."
― F. Scott Fitzgerald