If a person wishes to awaken the force of light within them they have to first face what is termed the Guardian of the Threshold. This creature is a symbolic representation of the sum of our subconscious or our Ego and appears to us as a monster in a dream. If someone is searching for spirituality or a way to discover what lies behind the veil of the physical world then the first trial they must undergo is meeting with the Guardian of the Threshold. As this monster is the representation of our Ego, how we react to it uncovers how we relate to our ego and reveals if we are ready to begin to face the dark parts of ourselves or if we are too afraid. If someone is ready then in this dream they will face it and fight, whereas is someone is dominated by fear of the unknown they will panic and run away. If a person runs then they are not truly interested in permanent enlightenment although they may be intellectually interested in the concepts and ideas, they are not interested in undertaking the work that is needed to be done to walk the path that has been hidden in esoteric teachings for centuries.
If we are willing to face the Guardian of the Threshold then our spiritual essence which brings us into physical existence is yearning to self realize or in other words is longing to return to it’s place of origin. Once we pass this challenge then we have begun to walk towards the beginning of the path and we have commenced the great esoteric work that so many saints and sages have completed before us. Many people have already passed this test without realizing as even though someone may not be directly involved with a spiritual modality they have the attributes and interests that a make a person capable of doing this work and there essence has a hunger for peace. After succeeding in this challenge you are then given the opportunity to access higher knowledge and can be helped by spiritual beings in your work. You may not remember this dream but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t happened. This is universal for all people involved in any school of White Magic. … Continue Reading