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Suicide Prevention Workshop

Suicide Prevention Workshop to be presented by U.S. Grand Lodge, O.T.O. facilitated by T אריה (Christeos Pir) under direction of Sr. Marita, PhD. Date: 18 OCT 2020 e.v., 4 PM Eastern Time Purpose: Why should we do this?
  Suicide is still a leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S., and many of us have

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Feast for the First Night of the Prophet and his Bride

Today (this evening) is an official feast day in Thelema–an anniversary celebration of the date that Aleister Crowley and Rose Edith Kelly (Soror Ouarda), were married 117 years ago. Kelly later played a critical role in the Cairo Working, which led to the reception of The Book of the Law. “A feast for the first

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July Transitions

The Electoral College met this past weekend and took a few actions that call for some congratulations and kudos.   Congratulations to Soror Helen on her appointment as Master of 718 Camp in the Valley of San Antonio, Texas, and many thanks to Soror Gimel for her service in that office. Congratulations also to Frater S.V.A.T.I.

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Solstice Greetings

Greetings of the June (Northern) Solstice! Today at 9:44 PM UTC, the Sun will be at 90° ecliptic longitude; and will enter the sign of Cancer, the cardinal sign of Water. In the contiguous continental U.S., this will occur between 2:44 pm PDT and 5:54 pm EDT. “There are rituals of the elements and feasts of the

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Take a Broom

As we have said before, we unequivocally reject all notions that any sex, race, or ethnicity is inherently superior or inferior to another. Every race, ethnicity, and gender has its share of brilliant, noble, conscientious, and kind individuals, as well as its share of ignorant, selfish, deceitful, and cruel individuals. Skin color, gender, and sexual

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April Transitions

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. By report of the Electoral College, we have several recent local body transitions to acknowledge: The mastership of Blue Equinox Oasis in Detroit, Michigan has passed from Frater Lynx to Soror Amelia Ann. The mastership of N.O.X. Oasis in Ogden, Utah has passed from

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Third Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law

Salutations on the third day of the Feast for the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law! “To Me do ye reverence! to me come ye through tribulation of ordeal, which is bliss.”

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Second Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law

Felicitations on this second day of the Feast for the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law! “Remember all ye that existence is pure joy; that all the sorrows are but as shadows; they pass & are done; but there is that which remains.”

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First Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law

Greetings and blessings on this the 116th annual commemoration of the First Day of the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law! At noon on April 8, 1904 in his flat in the Būlāq district of Cairo, Egypt, following the instructions of Ouarda the Seer, Aleister Crowley sat down at his writing

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Hold on All U.S. O.T.O. Gatherings

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. I’d like to thank all the local body masters who have made the difficult decision to suspend activities at their local body.  However, in case there were still a few local bodies with scheduled gatherings, I have placed a nationwide hold on all initiations

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