Greetings of the December (Southern) Solstice, which is the time that the Earth’s north pole reaches its maximum tilt away from the Sun, and the Sun is at its lowest daily maximum elevation in the northern sky. Tomorrow at 15:59 UTC, the Sun will be at 270° ecliptic longitude, and will enter the sign of Capricorn,Comments Off on Solstice Greetings
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. The Electoral College met on October 16th, and a few acknowledgements are in order. Therefore: Congratulations to Br. Thomas W. on his confirmation as Master of Anabasis Camp in Indianapolis, IN, after having served as Acting Master of that body since April. Congratulations toComments Off on October Transitions
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. I just attended (via Zoom) a memorial service for Bro. James Wasserman, who died on the 18th of November last year. Jim and I has a rather tempestuous relationship. He had strong beliefs and opinions, and he stood by them. I have strong beliefsComments Off on A Few Thoughts about Jim W.
Greetings of Crowleymas! While it is not an official holiday on the Thelemic Calendar, today marks the 146th anniversary of the birth of Aleister Crowley, a commemoration often referred to as “Crowleymas.” Edward Alexander Crowley was born on this day in 1875 e.v. at 30 Clarendon Square, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in the West MidlandsComments Off on Crowleymas
Greetings of the September (Southward) Equinox, which is the time that the sun crosses the projection of the earth’s equator (at 180° ecliptic longitude) into the southern hemisphere, and enters the sign of Libra, the Cardinal Sign of Air. According to NOAA, it is the beginning of astronomical autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, although meteorological autumnComments Off on Greetings of the Equinox
According to reports I’ve received, our New Orleans folks are safe. However, all New Orleans residents are facing the possibility of months without power or safe and reliable water, including our members there. Our local members are trying to collect supplies for survival and recovery, including water filters, non-perishable food and tarps. If you’d likeComments Off on Hurricane Ida Response
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 118 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 firstComments Off on Happy First Night of the Prophet and His Bride!
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. The Electoral College met on July 10th, and a few acknowledgements are in order. Therefore: Many thanks to Soror Ishara for her service as Master of Behutet Camp in Kansas City, MO, which was closed at her request. Congratulations to Br. Benjamin R. onComments Off on Transitions and Thanks: July Vvii
Greetings of the June (Northern) Solstice! Tomorrow at 3:32 AM 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 today between 8:32 pm PDT and 11:32 pm EDT.Comments Off on Solstice Greetings
“Let us determine to be masters of our minds.“ A.C., Book 4, Part I Acceptance of the Law of Thelema and The Book of the Law are the only actual requirements to credibly identify as a Thelemite. However, some sort of personal magical regimen is needed to credibly identify as a Thelemic Magician. A hugeComments Off on Meditation is a Core Thelemic Practice