A Jewel in the Crown…

The Hermit (Tarot card) - Wikipedia

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‘…And it makes me wonder…’

Stairway to Heaven

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PROJECTION OF GOLD
In truth, it is certain and without doubt that whatever is above tends toward that which is below and whatever is below tends toward that which is above for the accomplishment of the One Perfected Thing.
As all things are discovered by one, alone through contemplation so all things are born from this one, alone by permutation: its Father is the Sun, its Mother is the Moon, the Wind bears it in its Belly, the Earth nurtures it in its Heart; Power of all powers it contains the subtle and penetrates the solid and is the progenitor of all wonder in the world yet its efficacy is only perfected through embodiment.
In order that the little world may be re-created in the image of the great world the Spirit must be separated from the Body gradually by the regulated heat of a gentle flame: it rises to heaven from earth and falls back to earth from heaven and thus it acquires the inferior and superior powers for the glory of the whole world and the dissipation of all darkness…
This is the Way of Perfection…
I alone transmit this threefold wisdom which is why I am called The Thrice Raised Hermes.

– The Emerald Tablet

*2 ‘Stone of the Wise’

3 thoughts on “A Jewel in the Crown…

  1. You know that song will be stuck in my head now, right, Stuart? 😉 And now I’ll be reading the Emerald Tablet again as well! The image is fantastic! Thank you.

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    1. No bad song to have stuck there, perhaps… But earworms can be annoying… Always best to come up with ‘your own version of The Emerald Tablet, another ‘Green Thing’… Triangulate three different accepted versions… and ‘make it your own’… 😉

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