I was not always the rather melancholy Sophia Lucifer, and Sophia Lucifer in her various personas was not always as forbidding as she is now. When I first came to Pagan Space last November I was…Continue
I would first like to define my terms, for the words "soul" and "self" are ambiguous in English, and receive different technical definitions in different religions, esoteric systems, and schools of…Continue
My answer to the question above is quite simply No, I do not intend by any means to go to heaven. Sometimes well-intentioned, Godly people ask me if I know where I will be after I die, and I tell…Continue
The International Astronomical Union redefined the boundaries of the constellations in the night sky as long ago as 1930, and "added" a 13th constellation to the zodiac, Ophiuchus, the Snake Bearer.…Continue
The Queen of Light has not received any gifts yet
Ahurani is an ancient Persian goddess whom we do not encounter as often as Anahita, but she is also associated with water and childbirth. The name “Ahurani” means “Daughter of Ahura”. But Anahita also can be thought of as a daughter of Ahura Mazda. Someone might suggest then that the two goddesses are the same---or perhaps we might suppose that if Ahurani is a being unique unto herself, she is, in a sense, superfluous to the religion of Zarathustra as it was and is…Continue
An unnamed Ascended Master reports that during the Victorian period of the 19th century, European civilization had appeared to learn the lessons of the Middle Ages when the Christian Church was its teacher. The lesson, in a very few words, was this: sex is bad, and must be repressed. This ideal moral state ended when Sigmund Freud, who in his day was pilloried as “Dr. Sex”, wrote his nefarious treatises.…Continue
I have edited this story; therefore I will repost it.
A messenger quickly strode into the hall of the King of Ai in Canaan and approached the throne. “Great King” he said as he bowed. “What news of Jericho?” asked the king. “The city has fallen” the messenger said. The king turned to his commander and said, “Send a detachment of soldiers on the road to Jericho to gather the…Continue
I first posted this essay about a half year ago, and it elicited many comments and suggestions for improvement. I have now revised it in accordance with those suggestions. Since many PaganSpace members will not remember it, I thought that it wouldn't hurt to repost it.
The Black Sun.…Continue