Star: 13 – Midheaven: The Star of Heaven (part 2)

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One of the greatest Gnostic traditions is that we came to this world to discover a hidden treasure. But what is that treasure? Is it something we can grasp hold of, like a valuable jewel, or is it secret knowledge?

Song of the Pearl

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death {deep gloom}, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. (Psalm 23:4)

To demonstrate this ‘vale of tears’ more dramatically for us, the author of Jung and the Lost Gospels recounts The Myth of “Song of the Pearl” which can be found in the Acts of Thomas:

When I was but a little child and lived in the kingdom of my parents and enjoyed the wealth and splendor of those who raised me, my parents decided to send me…

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