11163Re: Digest Number 877
- Jun 12, 2005Jen, sorry about the confusion...that was an off-topic comment for
Gerry. (See post 11158.) :) Your book sounds interesting. Does
the author list references that might contain gnostic subject
matter? (Sometimes I can give myself a whole new reading list that
BTW, I'm glad your *gray man* is gone. :)
> I am reading a book called The Power of Intention by Dr. Wayne W.Dyer.
> It seems strangely Gnostic, but for some reason I am unable toplace my
> finger on why I feel like that or where the similarities arecoming
> from. The basic gist of the book is (my interpretation so far):and
> * there is one source
> * the source is in all things
> * the source is constantly creating
> * the source wants nothing more than the well being of itself
> thus all things connected to it or a part of itthe book.
> * free will is to choose connecting with the source or not
> connecting with the source
> * not connecting with the source = bad juju = corruptibility
> * connecting with the source = good stuff = creatability
> This is my interpretation so far, but I am far from finished with
> - xiblis
> > ... If one does not first
> > I admit that my mainstream Christian upbringing is probably
> > with me here, but this seems like the only passage referenced inthe
> > past few posts where not dying is a negative thing. Or did Ijust
> > read in circles? Or is it more of a figure of speech meaning afixate
> > liberation of spirit?
> > Oh, BTW, I think you were on to something with the syndrome you
> > mentioned. I forgot how they adore facts. How frustrating to
> > on a subject like gnosticism. (Even as an assumed subheading.)
> > Seen the Gray Man lately?
> > jana
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