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WHAT IS MIRACLE ALCHEMY? Alchemy describes a process that involves changing the value found in lesser metal to the higher value of gold by subjecting the metal to a natural chemical process. The natural process metal is subjected to in order to change its chemical composition to gold is fire, water, and air. The alchemist understands the spiritual significance of using chemistry to exchange the lesser value to reach a higher reality…

➰ CALCINATION is the first of the following seven major stages in the Alchemy of transformation. Chemically, the Calcination process involves heating a substance over an open flame until it is reduced to ashes. Psychologically, it's destruction of ego and our attachments to the material. It's a natural humbling process as we are gradually assaulted and overcome by the trials of life or a deliberate surrender via spiritual disciplines that ignite the fire of introspection/ self-evaluation.

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Hand of the Mysteries - Alchemy symbol of transformation

Symbolism. Not quite sure how to describe it. I like deciphering the symbolic messages from the universe. Its a language (so to speak) I understand.

No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people's eyes, to reveal the marvels around -For you lovely Tami-shine light everyday-allday ✨from Mo✨

In this image from the Mutus Liber, or "Silent Book", a 17th-century pictorial book, the philosopher's stone is shown (below) in the Athanor (alchemists' furnace), while its archetype is personified as Mercury (above) in the hands of the angels. The image emphasizes that the physical operations of alchemy mirror a spiritual reality.

"the more true we are to our own creative gifts the less there is any outer reassurance or help at the beginning. The more we are on the path, the deeper the silence in the first stages of the process. Following our path is in effect going off the path, through open country...we are left to camp out in the wilderness, alone, with few supporting voices. Out there in the silence we must build a hearth, gather the twigs, and strike the flint for the fire ourselves." -David Whyte (via…