RHYTHM


CHAPTER XI RHYTHM "Everything flows out and in; everything has its tides; all things rise and fall; the pendulum-swing manifests in everything; the measure of the swing to the right, is the measure of the swing to the left; rhythm compensates"--The Kybalion. The great Fifth Hermetic Principle--the Principle of Rhythm-embodies the truth that in everything … Continue reading RHYTHM

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POLARITY


CHAPTER X POLARITY "Everything is dual; everything has poles; everything has its pair of opposites; like and unlike are the same; opposites are identical in nature but different in degree; extremes meet; all truths are but half-truths; all paradoxes may be reconciled."--The Kybalion. The great Fourth Hermetic Principle--the Principle of Polarity embodies the truth that … Continue reading POLARITY

VIBRATION


CHAPTER IX VIBRATION "Nothing rests; everything moves; everything vibrates."--The Kybalion. The great Third Hermetic Principle--the Principle of Vibration--embodies the truth that Motion is manifest in everything in the Universe--that nothing is at rest--that everything moves, vibrates, and circles. This Hermetic Principle was recognized by some of the early Greek philosophers who embodied it in their … Continue reading VIBRATION

PLANES OF CORRESPONDENCE


CHAPTER VIII PLANES OF CORRESPONDENCE "As above, so below; as below, so above."--The Kybalion. The great Second Hermetic Principle embodies the truth that there is a harmony, agreement, and correspondence between the several planes of Manifestation, Life and Being. This truth is a truth because all that is included in the Universe emanates from the … Continue reading PLANES OF CORRESPONDENCE

All About Lammas (Lughnasadh)


by Patti Wigington These are the dog days of summer, the gardens are full of goodies, the fields are full of grain, and the harvest is approaching. Take a moment to relax in the heat, and reflect on the upcoming abundance of the fall months. At Lammas, sometimes called Lughnasadh, it's time to begin reaping what … Continue reading All About Lammas (Lughnasadh)

“THE ALL” In All


CHAPTER VII "THE ALL" IN ALL "While All is in THE ALL, it is equally true that THE ALL is in ALL. To him who truly understands this truth hath come great knowledge."--The Kybalion. How often have the majority of people heard repeated the statement that their Deity (called by many names) was "All in … Continue reading “THE ALL” In All

THE MENTAL UNIVERSE


    "The Universe is Mental--held in the Mind of THE     ALL."--The Kybalion. THE ALL is SPIRIT! But what is Spirit? This question cannot be answered, for the reason that its definition is practically that of THE ALL, which cannot be explained or defined. Spirit is simply a name that men give to the highest conception of … Continue reading THE MENTAL UNIVERSE

THE ALL


 "Under, and back of, the Universe of Time, Space and Change,     is ever to be found The Substantial Reality--the Fundamental     Truth."--The Kybalion. "Substance" means: "that which underlies all outward manifestations; the essence; the essential reality; the thing in itself," etc. "Substantial" means: "actually existing; being the essential element; being real," etc. "Reality" means: "the state … Continue reading THE ALL

The Importance of Closing the Gates


What Happens When You Leave A Magical Portal Open? February 19, 2017 by John Beckett As a baby Pagan, I was taught to always dismiss what you call and to take down your circles after the ritual is over. When I began working with the ADF Core Order of Ritual, I learned that you open … Continue reading The Importance of Closing the Gates

Druidry for Beginners – The Ritual of the Wild


Date: September 1, 2015 By: Damh the Bard  So hopefully you have been practicing the senses meditations offered in the first post, and you also now have a space in your home dedicated to your practice. What next? It seems to me that a rite of dedication is still an important thing. When I first … Continue reading Druidry for Beginners – The Ritual of the Wild