True Meditation

We often conflate meditation  with concentration or contemplation. Briefly, we can say that concentration is primarily objective. It is the focusing of attention upon sense stimuli. When you are listening or reading intensively you are focusing your consciousness upon a certain set of vibrations coming to you through a particular receptive organ, such as the […]

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Solitude

Very often, people have confided in me, saying: “I feel alone”, “I feel left out”, “I don’t fit in”, “I’ve been abandoned” and the like. Irrespective of whether we are extroverted or introverted, we do not experience solitude in the same manner. Some say it does not exist, others that you get used to it. For […]

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Silence

Before he would initiate a neophyte into the mysteries of his teachings, the philosopher Pythagoras would subject the candidate to various ordeals which were designed to strengthen his character and which would allow the great sage to judge his personality and future prospects. The newcomer amid the sages of Croton, was therefore permitted to listen […]

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Peace Profound

Whether spoken to be heard or written to be read, the expression Peace Profound is much more than a simple polite letter-ending or fraternal greeting. It is a mystical invocation, the benefits of which are intended for the person whom we are addressing. The more we inwardly feel the essence and power of these two […]

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Working in Harmony with the Cosmic

Being appreciative of our relationship to the Cosmic and to all our friends should be a daily practice for each of us. We need to appreciate every element of our lives, even those things that are sometimes unpleasant. It’s from the unpleasant things, our difficulties and problems, that we learn life’s greatest lessons. It’s through […]

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A Right Time For Everything

The timeless teachings of the past tell us that there is a right time for everything. To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. How helpful it would be if we could learn to recognise these “right times,” to set the timelines of our lives to coincide […]

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Building our tomorrow

We must never forget that we have many acquaintances but our real friends may be counted on the fingers of one hand. We must never forget that the Rosicrucian Order is, above all, our friend. It has brought us strength in the past, during difficult moments and today it gives us the same knowledge, the […]

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Realising our Divine Nature

As students on the Path, we often fail to realise just how far we have progressed in our journey on the path of perfection. All too often, we fail to realise just how great a change has taken place in our consciousness. This is because we judge ourselves from a personal standpoint, in terms of […]

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Self-Healing through Cosmic Love

Augustine of Hippo, a disciple of both Christ and the neo-Platonist Plotinus, said in regard to faith “Unless you believe, you shall not understand.” This seems like a vicious cycle until we come to realise that there is, inherent in man, a pre-existing revelation of God’s existence. This light from within becomes the very first […]

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The Path to Peace Profound

When a Seeker on the path discovers the Divine Within, truly discovers it in the very core of their being, truly loves that purity and Divinity Within with all their heart, a profound change begins to take place in their life. All things that the person once looked for from others are now satisfied by […]

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