666 and The Earth Beast

© 2012 Bruce Johnson – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore Newsletter November 2012 by Bruce Johnson Chapter 13 of the Book of Revelation describes a beast of the earth that deceives earth’s inhabitants and forces them to receive his mark. The mark is caused to be placed on the right hand or forehead…

Ancient Mysteries and the Phoenix

© 2012 Bruce Johnson – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore Newsletter October 2012 by Bruce Johnson The Greek philosopher Herodotus describes the spectacular Phoenix or Firebird, in his historical writings. The body of the Phoenix was said to be covered in fiery purple feathers, with a tail of alternating red and blue feathers.…

Channeling Kuthumi

© Sheryl Watson – reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore Newsletter September 2012 by Sheryl Watson The One Who is called Kuthumi (pronounced Koot Hoomi) is a Member of that Group of Beings Who oversee and guide the evolutionary development of Humankind on Planet Earth. They are, of course, non-physical Foci of Consciousness and…

Roger Bacon Prophecies and Nostradamus

© 2012 Bruce Johnson – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore Newsletter September 2012 by Bruce Johnson Nearly 300 years before Nostradamus, a visionary genius named Roger Bacon was born in England. As a gifted seer, Roger Bacon made astounding prophecies scrying with an “enchanted mirror” called Almuchefi. In contrast to the obscure quatrains of…

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Thoth and the Big Bang Theory

© 2012 Bruce Johnson – reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore Newsletter August 2012 by Bruce Johnson The Egyptian Thoth, also known as Hermes Trismegistus, is credited with authoring over 20,000 books before the year 3000 BC. His book subjects include those of science, medicine, law, music, religion, art, occultism, mathematics, astronomy, letters,…

Occultism, The Sun, and Sunspots

© 2012 Bruce Johnson – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore Newsletter June 2012 by Bruce Johnson Orthodox science describes our Sun as a ball of gas surrounded by an atmosphere, with nuclear fusion taking place at its center producing energy. Occultism views our physical sun as a gigantic atom, a storehouse of electro-magnetic…

Body Secrets Revealed

© 2012 Ellen L. Hughes – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore Newsletter May 2012 by Ellen L. Hughes “My heart’s just not into it.” “I have a bad feeling in my gut.” Sound familiar? Do you ever have a sixth sense about things, instincts that don’t seem to be based on logic? There…