Libra: The 7th Sign of the Zodiac
September 23 thru October 23
“Not by One Alone May the Highest of All Be Reached, But by Two United Souls Who Are Exalted by the Sweet Reverberations of Holy Love.”
Choosing the Seeds We Plant...
The Autumnal equinox occurs when the Sun begins to decline in vigor and the days are growing shorter. The beautiful, vibrant colors of spring and summer have faded. Crops planted during spring have been harvested. In the natural solar cycle it’s time to assess whether there is enough food and adequate shelter to last through the long cold of winter.
This time of reckoning in the natural world coincides with one of the world’s “holiest” times of year—a period when sacred traditions around the world set aside a time for devotees to review their thoughts, deeds and actions of the previous year. Weighing good deeds against those that are not, believers are encouraged to assess how they measure up to the moral code to which they aspire. It is a time to establish moral equilibrium by balancing spiritual aspirations with actual progress in daily life.
Click here for more of this meditation and a companion exercise.
For use at times when the Will is weak and healthy boundaries have been lost because of too much pliancy; during emotional and affectional crises; and/or, there is a tendeny to be vague, negatively imaginative, and/or unduly sensitive.
Constructive Social Urges express as Affection asserted thru strength of character, in companionship and social contacts, and in appreciation for the beautiful in life.
Constructive Utopian Urges express as Idealism and through the practical application and expression of the plans and schemes the imagination pictures.
O Thou Eternal Spirit, in Whom I live, move, breathe and have my Being! Aid me to attain calmness when emotion would threaten my poise. Aid me to be reasonable when I would feel hurt and unreasonable. Aid me to know that others will give love to me only as I radiate love to them. Inspire me to face reality courageously, confidently and calmly..
Cosmic Alchemists “view the world as one big organization of workers in which the success of the organization depends upon the development of the highest possibilities of every person, and upon the opportunity to fully exercise these abilities. World progress depends upon the advancement of all people.”
“It is the desire of the cosmic alchemist that all the people of the world shall make as great intellectual and spiritual progress as possible, and for reasons briefly stated in Chapter 1 the cosmic alchemist believes this can be accomplished only by providing freedom from want, freedom from fear, freedom of expression and freedom of worship to all the people of the world.”
As America became engaged in WWII, President Roosevelt outlined these four freedoms and artist Norman Rockwell created a series of paintings outlining them as goals that extended beyond defeating the wartime Axis of powers.
It is good to remember that as citizens of the Cosmos we are here on this planet to develop our abilities and flourish as emissaries of Deity by Contributing our Utmost to Universal Welfare and to work toward the realization that all people of earth will enjoy the four freedoms.
Feel free to register on our website if you're interested in more information.
To get the most benefit from our material, you'll want to become a member. This allows you to take online exams for each of the 21 Brotherhood of Light courses on the Hermetic Sciences and receive valuable award manuscripts containing information not found elsewhere.
Passing all 21 courses leads to a Hermetician certificate and even more opportunities to learn and explore. In addition,if you're seeking professional status, being a Church of Light Hermetician is widely recognized and respected in the new age and astrological community. See our Membership page for more information.
The Brotherhood of Light lessons encourage us to study the Book of Nature...
Nature manifests through Diversity.
Diversity is the key to survival..mastering its many facets is the means by which we thrive.
Fear of the unknown and that which is different from self manifests throughout nature.
Through Cooperation we express the Will of Deity,
gain the freedom that results from transformation,
and achieve a sense of personal fulfillment, harmony, balance ... spirituality.
Why We're Here
light.org is an internet resource for those searching for true esoteric insight that can only come from combining the best of the past with the promise of the future. Here we try to avoid the dogma of material science, “new age” thought, or fundamentalist religious concepts, while adhering to the old axiom “don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater.”
The Brotherhood of Light Lessons and the Aquarian Age
A new spiritual dispensation is at hand, where the love and compassion of the Piscean Age are enhanced by the wisdom that comes from a deeper understanding of the Nature of Reality brought by the new Aquarian Age… and thus Religion is wed to Science. Our Brotherhood of Light lessons are the bridge that caries us into this New Age by combining the best of the Ancient Teachings with the wonders of our new discoveries. Nothing stays the same… we must all adapt to the flood of new information.
Why Astrology and the Tarot are so important to understanding Traditional Knowledge
“The word Kabala signifies traditional knowledge. It thus refers to the Oral Law, as handed down from antiquity; and embraces the occult traditions of all lands and all peoples. Often it is used merely as referring to the esoteric doctrines of the Jews; but in its broader sense it includes also the secret doctrine of other races. This secret doctrine, common to many lands, was jealously guarded from the profane, and was never permitted to pass into writing except in such ambiguous terms as to baffle the uninitiated as to its true purport. “In this sense the sacred books of the world, including the Avesta, the Vedas and the Bible are largely kabalistical; for they set forth traditions that are capable of an inner, or esoteric, interpretation. In fact, there are usually several interpretations possible, each more inner version revealing a deeper truth to those who have advanced along the path far enough to comprehend it.”
“And this seems the proper place to point out that the unwritten kabala, like the written kabala, is set forth in symbolical language, with purposeful blinds and subterfuges to confuse the uninitiated; so that of the few who undoubtedly exist at the present day who have received it, most remain in as much ignorance of its true interpretation as the majority of students do after studying the more accessible written kabala. “This unwritten kabala has been transmitted only through certain secret schools. Those receiving it well merit what is given to them. They are left to their own devices in the matter of interpretation. And because the real keys to its interpretation—astrology and the tarot—have been largely ignored, or distorted, they have floundered sadly in arriving at its meaning. Whether written or unwritten, the kabala is a philosophy correlated to esoteric astrology as exemplified by the tarot; and it can only be comprehended fully by those who perceive the true relation between
astrological energies and their pictured tarot exemplification.”
Experience the mysteries of the tarot with The Brotherhood of Light Egyptian tarot cards and the companion book The Sacred Tarot by C. C. Zain.
How you can do it
First, register on our website here and then apply for MEMBERSHIP. Read about the benefits of membership here.
Start our correspondence courses by purchasing Course 1, Laws of Occultism (eBook or print version) or read it for FREE here.
Study the books then ask for the final exam on each course; take the exams. You'll get feedback and help, and receive a free Award (not-sold lesson) Manuscript that will enhance and deepen your metaphysical studies.
Become a Hermetician by passing all 21 Brotherhood of Light courses and become eligible to join The Order of the Sphinx.
Don't Like Membership?
Just read the 21 Brotherhood of Light Courses on your own. You can buy them in our online store or read them for FREE here.