Leo: The 5th Sign of the Zodiac
July 23 thru August 23
“Any Accomplishment Truly Worth While Requires the Exercise of Courage.”
The Key phrase of Leo is I Will. People born when the Sun is in this sign commonly exhibit more than the average amount of that fixity of purpose which goes by the name of will power. Yet, power of will itself is dependent upon the ability to keep the desires focused on the objective to which they were once strongly attracted and maintaining the vitalization of the decision to follow some line of conduct toward the realization of the desire. Instead of running wild, strong desires, when focused into a channel of their own choosing, are turned into Will Power.
The story of Samson and Delilah from the Old Testament is a story that reminds us that sometimes, in order to accomplish our will, there must be the willingness to face disagreeable situations. Such willingness is called Courage...
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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.
For use when we lack vitality, desire to unduly exert authority or express dictativeness or a domineering attitude to others.
Constructive Power Urges express as Rulership and control over the environment, and in cooperation and sympathetic understanding of views and problems of others.
O Thou Eternal Spirit, in Whom I live, move, breathe and have my Being! Manifest through me Thy Life, Light and Love. Aid me to conduct my affairs with dignity, courage and consideration for others. I desire to express self assurance—for my soul is at one with the All. Whatever Life may bring to me, I can with Thy aid, undertake and build therewith constructively.
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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.
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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.”
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