hi grove witch!
> lets explore religion
> Religion has dogma,ethics,and a teaching
dogma: Aeonics, True Will, Rosicrucian Offices, Liber Al
ethics: "Do what thou wilt" doesn't mean "do what you want"!
a teaching: Crowley is our Prophet, Liber Al is our Book,
and the Gnostic Mass is our Communion. the Creed tells us
all we need to know, as long as we do our Resh daily, and
our Will at the evening meal, and our Banishing before
each magical action.
> I dont claim to know about thelema,cause I dont have a clue.
then let's explore what you do know. :) tell us.
> I see that religion is in everything,
that's the "religion is a way of life" kind of comment. some
will distinguish between religion and way of life in order
to explain how the conventional religion is not the way of
life represented by their cult.
> and magick is in everything we do
> with an intentional act we do.
that broadens it to the status of brushing teeth. fun!
> I was wiccan for over 10 years,and in the last year I have been
> showing more of an interest in the golden dawn.
the Hermetic complex allows for cross-overs even
between or among apparent rivals, such as between
Wiccans and Ceremonial Mages.
> I always loved the work of crowley from an early age,
that's different than most Wiccans i have met.
> but not with the understanding that went with him.
aha! now you're talking.