Category Archives: philosophy

Masks of Sod

* …For those of you who have not yet realised, the preceding monographs have followed, relatively closely, the lines laid out by the Danish Philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard, in his master-work, ‘Fear and Trembling’. Quite apart from his unquestionble literary genius … Continue reading

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Awakenings #midnighthaiku

Small awakenings Bringing the flower to fruit Sweet expectation

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Made to Wonder…

* What did God do with Sarai’s ‘Yod’? Does God possess an unlimited supply of ‘Heh’s’ for distribution? Is this stash of ‘Heh’s’, what really constitutes ‘god-head’? * Frivolous questions… * I know what I would do with the ‘Yod’ … Continue reading

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‘Here I am’…

* Given the phenomenon known in this country as ‘Chinese Whispers’, it is unlikely that Abraham’s utterances would have survived intact the transition from both Greek and Latin into English… * The suspicion that for, at least, some passages the … Continue reading

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Practicum: Names of Flame…

* If you have had a measure of success with your dream experiments utilising the letters Yod and Heh… * You might like to try the same experiment utilising the names from the story. * Continue reading at France and … Continue reading

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The Letter-Man: Coincidence…

* The English letter ‘Eye’ seems an almost exact equivalent of the old style Hebraic Yod. Its close relative ‘Jay’, in Hebrew, has been subsumed in the same form. * English capital ‘Eye’, the higher self, links heaven and earth. … Continue reading

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Abimelech of Gerar…

* Abraham journeyed towards the south-country… Passing between Kadesh and Sur he entered into Gerar. * Abimelech, the king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah. * That night, God came to Abimelech, in a dream, and said, “You are a … Continue reading

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Pharaoh…

* …There was famine in the land so Abram and Sarai,  his wife, went into Egypt to avoid the grievous blight… * On nearing Egypt Abram said to Sarai, “Because of your great beauty, when the Egyptians see you, they … Continue reading

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Sarai…

* How beautiful you are, your long, fine, glossy hair, your shining eyes and pretty nose, your radiant smile and glowing face… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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The Hebrew Letter Yod…

* The Hand. Variously interpreted as the ‘hand of man’, or ‘the hand of god’. This kind of thinking drives the scientific mind mad. It has to be one or the other. It cannot be both. Since quantum some scientists … Continue reading

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