OUTLINE SESSION NINE
FIRE AND WATER: TWO PATHS OF PURIFICATION
a. There are two paths of purification in the spiritual life: the path of fire, and the path of water.
b. The path of fire is about burning away our imperfections.
a. The path of water is about washing away our sins.
c. Both these paths have a higher and lower manifestation.
d. Both these paths can come from within and from without.
a. The path of fire is the path of the solar plexus – netzach/hod [eternity/splendor] b. The path of water is the path of the heart center – tiferet [beauty]
a. The concept of these two paths of transformation can also be viewed from a planetary perspective as well.
b. The path of fire has been the path of the planet for millions of years.
c. Now the planet is in the process of moving onto the path of water.
d. As this occurs, great changes will take place in the character of human relations and living.
e. Eventually, these planetary changes will transform the whole nature of life in this world.