Overview of the Lesson-2: The Pillar of Manifest Earth

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A pillar of form
A pillar of strength
Our bodies
Our homes
Our families
Our Life.

We draw from its wisdom
Each step that we take
Muscle and sinew
Wolf and snake.

The foundation
Surrounds us
It is our
Haven
Our Home.

This Pillar of Earth
This Pillar of Life
This Pillar of my Making
Holds the keys to my
Divine priceless worth.

We have built the structure of our Temple of the Wise and now it is time to furnish it with the imprint of our learnings and experiences. As we move forward in these lessons, each month will provide the foundations of the elemental pillars and as each of the three floors of experience – Practical – Spiritual and Divine – are created we will be rising in aspiration and knowledge.

These next four months we are accessing the Vision of Practical Experience. This is the ground floor of our Temple and the place of all beginnings for those in manifest form. This will be your space of anchor and grounding as you establish deeper connection to all that makes you human.  This is also the place of entry and greeting of your Temple each time you visit.

The Pillar of Manifest Earth

This month we will begin by filling the Halls we created on the ground floor of our Temple. In The Hall of the Goddess we will meet Hestia, Goddess of Hearth and Home and ask her blessing upon this Place of Earth. In The Hall of the God we will call to the Lord of the Hunt and seek his wisdom of the animal kingdom within our earth’s realm.

The Hall of Celestial Wisdom will offer experience of the Greater Earth and in The Hall of Divination we will practice the use of Low Magick to generate manifest prosperity and abundance.

Digging Deeper

Each month’s lesson will also include a page entitled Digging Deeper. Suggestions for practice and ways of opening to the under currents of experience that will flow strongly through all of your new levels of understanding will be provided.

Reading and Resources will be added as appropriate. The emphasis with this course is practical experience within your Temple of the Wise. 

Breathe deeply and fully
Through body and lung.

Step strongly and with purpose
And approach your Earthen door.

The Goddess awaits you
She of hearth haven and home.

Push open the doorway and in
Love cross over to stand upon
The floors of your making
In The Hall of the Goddess
Hestia rises extending a
Welcoming hand.

The Hall of the Goddess: Hestia

About themagickalpen

Robin Fennelly is a Third Degree Initiate within The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel Tradition and serves as High Priestess of Coven of the Mystic Path. She teaches and facilitates classes for the Pagan Experience Study Group that serves as foundation for membership within Coven of the Mystic Path. Her spiritual journey is strongly rooted in both Eastern philosophy and theWestern Magickal systems from which she has formed a core foundation that is diverse in knowledge and rich in spiritual practice. A life-long learner, her practice has evolved from the classical and philosophical teachings of books, practical experience and enrichment of this knowledge base by attending workshops of various spiritual traditions presented by master teachers. Robin formally came to the Wiccan path in 1994. Following practice as a solitary for 2 years, she dedicated to Oak and Willow Coven of The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel Tradition in November of 1996. She received her 1st, 2nd and finally 3rd degrees within the Assembly Tradition. As a teacher of esoteric and magickal studies she has used Energetic Anatomy, Tarot, Astrology, Hermetic Qabala, Eastern Philosophy, and Numerology as the foundations of her diverse selection of workshops and writings for more than 25 years. Exploration of varied energetic protocol has been the focus of her work for some time now and the information gained through direct experience informs all of her magickal and spiritual work. Robin’s writings have been featured online, and in print Internationally. She has authored several books incorporating her unique style of writing making use of poetry, prose and pathworking to enhance the concepts presented. She has taught extensively throughout the Pagan community, including Sacred Space Conference, Spring Magick, Between the Worlds Interfaith Conference and Free Spirit Gathering Festival this Summer. Her most recent project is hosting an online blogging community entitled The Pagan Experience. Robin is the owner of Holistic Embrace providing services for mind, body and spirit such as Tarot readings, Astrology reports, Spiritual Guidance and other related offerings. She lives in Eastern Pennsylvania and her life is blessed by a 43-year marriage, five children and the opportunity to work in the field of public education. Robin's esoteric writings can be found on her blogs.
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