Gnosis and Rosycross
An Exploration of the Meaning of Life
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Understanding the Depths of your Twofold Nature
‘Of all creatures of nature only man is twofold’, says Pymander*. There exists in the human system the seed of immortality, the spirit-spark, also indicated as the Rose of the heart, and there is the mortal human being, the natural figure. One cannot find another creature with a similar, twofold nature.
In this way the fall of the original sons of God has created the strange situation that the seed of the Spirit is differentiated in myriads of mortal entities, which may cause them, as children of God, to grow into a multitude no one can count. [...] But if this blessing is indeed to take shape, then a strong intervention is essential; a great deal must then happen. However, we also find, as a tremendous potentiality, that out of a fall, out of sin and guilt, such a blessing can come about as a proof that the Spirit, that Love, is always victorious.
Whoever reaches insight concerning the nature of his nature-born being is enabled