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Great thoughts on the opposites....

Jan 31, 2001 09:33 PM
by DNisk98114

BUT   don't get caught in them.We are more than that in our true nature.
Seek to rise above these sayeth a master of wisdom.

Message: 8
   Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 10:26:15 +1100
   From: "888" <>
Subject: Virtue Vice Pairs

Dear Companions

The subject of Virtue Vice pairs has been examined over a long period of
time. They were part of the Christian Cabalist, Raymond Lully's (1232 to
circa 1316) system.

In his Felix or the Libre De Meravalles he tells of the adventures of Felix
amongst Christian Hermits, abbots, knights, philosophers etc. In this form
he demonstrates the contrasts and corespondences amongst the virtues and
Yanis Dambergs is an expert in the Lullian Art:

That virtues devict vices is part of the Elder Brothers' teaching in line
with Lully. Also that vices attract more of the same and vice versa.

"The sin of haughtiness, the sin of conceit, would rather not have you
identify that there be sin at all, within or without.

So many would hearken to the calling of the Divine, but when one mentions
the elementary perfunctions of Sin and the corresponding Virtues, they tend
to run the other direction. But where there is a need, that need is answered
to in time. Where an individual is bereft of a particular quality or
disabled in Holy Virtue, the consequences of that sin so channeled into,
shall answer the need and cause the Heavens to prevail in working upon that
soul through inspired experience."

-Sins & Virtues


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