Articles containing "Darkness"

Secret of Conflict


The secret of conflict is that there is no conflict. We perceive ourselves to be in opposition. But the one who opposes you, do they oppose “you”? Or has their way run afoul of yours? They seek something in opposition.… Seek More

Still Your Mind


I contemplate grim things in my life. I admit this freely. And some others think that I do harm in these dark meditations but I see them in the “light” of the bigger picture. I just admit my natural inclination.… Seek More

Divination & Positive Thinking


Divination is not foolishness. It’s just encoded intuitions about life. You get from divination the wisdom you bring to it. It is not a pointless exercise because the gnosis is there. When the student is ready the master appears. When… Seek More

Feeling Pain


Why can’t people accept that they can’t control their life or others? They misidentify themselves so they don‘t know who they are. They think there is a “them” that needs to struggle. For example, accepting a suicide is hard, and… Seek More

The One Point


The daemons are not the monsters even in angelic lore. The idea that angels are creatures of beauty and demons horrible monsters is false. Those who tend the darkness are truly kindly but the big scare isn’t demons, it’s yourself.… Seek More

Inner Deaths


Inner deaths. Those little changes that represent a growth period, but do end a facet of your existence. When it feels like an iron door has slammed shut, but was it really “abandon all hope ye who enter here”? For… Seek More

Spiritual Pain


You choose the pain because you choose the role. Pain is better then numb, if it hurts it can stop. If it’s doing nothing … The great way or “will of God” (to use metaphor) is not a nebulous void.… Seek More



Lately I am dealing with a severe case of ennui. Existential boredom. How can that be? So much knowledge to learn? The disciplines of the mind reduce to exercising human perception. This is starkly limited and easily exhausted. From basic… Seek More

Consciousness is the Order


The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake would seem to be gratifying, but the presence of the implicate order in any field of knowledge is readily evident. All existence is limited or else it would be present solely as… Seek More

Your Inner Demon


How does a demon go about being spiritual? Demons are spiritual. Darkness is merely the mirror image of light, and much is declared dark from prejudice only. Bad is debatable. The spirit that challenges you to know the truth of… Seek More