10 Astrea/Dec. 7
O, Madria Sofia, Jana of Intelligence, Intuition and Wisdom, be with us. May the Pure Stream of Your Virtues flow within me, in this world and in all the worlds to come.
Long time devotee, our Sister, Sophia, has more to share on the Creation Mythos. These posts on the Creation Mythos are taken from private correspondences between Sophia and myself. I have felt it best to leave these teachings just as she wrote them, with only minor editing and a few of my own comments. (Please note that oftentimes words that have a z in the U.S. are spelled with an s instead of a z in certain other countries.)
As Sophia confirmed, in verse 10 of the Mythos of Creation, 10. And as She laughed, the image rose up from the water and stood before Her. And this was the first of Her daughters. And she was filled with love for Her, and therefore was the first creature of Spirit, this is the creation of the first human female (humanity).
Verse 4. And the white force of Her superabundant joy grew so great that it must take shape in laughter; and Her laughter was the shape of all things.
Please note in the Creation Scripture, that it states all things were created by and from portions of Divine Laughter. It is Dea’s delight which animates. All are Pure Essence, Divine Light, Ideas and Life. Without form or substance, although living with Dea in unity.
The Creation myth could end at verse 8, but there are then detailed, a series of 3 emanations/creations:
3. nature spirits. Living with Spirit.
Honestly I am not sure what to think of the above. (I agree with Sophia. I would tend to think they have spirits. A.M. Pam).Verse 11. And wise and skilled, she [humanity] ran about the earth with love of all things, giving a name to every thing and creature, each in the order that She [Dea] had shaped them.
The Madrians, from Greek mythology, and my own maternal family, from living and farming our ancestral lands, believe in nature spirits. I believe that although in the Celtic lands, we had different names, we are still referring to elementary/Elemental beings belonging to the Earth elements.
Undines are almost invariably depicted as being female, and are usually found in forest pools and waterfalls. The group contains many species, including nereides, limnads, naiadesand mermaids.
Correct name (translated): Pygmy Alternate name (Latin): Gnomus (gnome) Element in which it lives: Earth
The chthonic, or earth-dwelling, spirit has precedents in numerous ancient and medieval mythologies, often guarding mines and precious underground treasures, notably in the Germanic dwarves and the Greek Chalybes, Telchines or Dactyls.
Correct name (translated): Salamander Alternate name (Latin): Vulcanus Element in which it lives: Fire. (1)The 5th element is Spirit, God, Herself, Who is the Essence of everything.
How nature spirits and humans journey into incarnation:
The “second” Creation of human/other-nature spirit passing through the Silver Lunar realm of Daughter Kore – astral/soul to reflect upon the manifest world.
(I’ve been using the name, Avalon, but I like the use of Avala, because it means “breath of life” and it is called Avala in the catechism. According to the catechism, it is the realm where we go to rest in-between incarnations and it is the Silver Lunar Realm of the Holy Daughter. The catechism states: in chapter IV- 67: What will happen when you die? +If I have lived a good life, I shall go after death into the paradise of the Daughter, called Avala, to rest in happiness. Later, in question 76, we read: Shall you remain forever in Avala? + No, eventually I shall continue my journey toward the Mother. So, in other words, and this would be in accordance with Janite teaching and this is a different way of expressing what many have taught about life in-between lives and that is, between incarnations, we return to our home in Avala, which, for Deanics, is the Silver Lunar Realm of the Holy Daughter. When we have completed our incarnations, we go on to the Golden Solar Realm of the Celestial Mother, which some call the Core. A. M. Pam.)
From: The Temple of The Heart
12. For the Spirit is one, and I am the Spirit. 13. And you are the spirit also, in the innermost temple of your heart.
This Teaching of the Daughter reminds us that as humans we are the microcosm of the universe. The Sun, as symbolic centre of the macrocosm, is equivalent to the heart in the microcosm of the human body and the hearth-fire, in the microcosm of the house. Intelligence of our Solar Dea is within our spirit/heart.
(Interesting that there is now what is called Heart-intelligence. I have spoken often of how there is the IQ and the EQ or emotional quotient. The EQ is said to have its center in the heart.
Heart intelligence is the flow of awareness, understanding and intuition we experience when the mind and emotions are brought into coherent alignment with the heart. https://www.heartmath.org/articles-of-the-heart/the-math-of-heartmath/heart-intelligence/. A. M. Pam).
How we were in union with Dea and how we return to Dea
1. Perceiving only Dea
2. Perceiving Dea in ‘things’
3. Perceiving only ‘things’
(I believe these were the stages we underwent from our origins as being in Union with Perfection, i., e., the state of living in union with the Celestial Mother) and the Silver Age of when we still had a correct sense of things, to now, in the Iron Age, when we have forgotten how to perceive Dea in all things.)
I would like to thank Sophia for these illuminating interpretations. We are blessed to have her experience and knowledge in these matters. I can easily see a concordance of scriptural commentary in the future. These teachings are truly beautiful and show how blessed we are to have such a religion.