The Two Lights


Emmanuel Rose

key 4For those on a spiritual path, it is important to remember that there are two sources of information or inspiration. It is common to see one or the other neglected, and when practitioners do so, there is limitation and unbalance.

We might call the first the Light of Nature. We learn from nature through observation, and we process that information using reason and logic. Intellect plays a large role in this type of information. The philosophers of the 17th and 18th centuries emphasized this source of inspiration. They felt that many aspects of life and society were virtually compelled by the Light of Nature.

This sort of mental emphasis is a common aspect of spirituality and occultism. Lots of practitioners study a great deal, know a lot, and have given a lot of thought to principles, concepts, and correspondences.

This source of information has the advantage of being…

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