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Book of Pearls
1st Endowment
2nd Endowment
3rd Endowment
4th Endowment
5th Endowment
6th Endowment
7th Endowment

Chapter 1

The birth of endless mind – “I am Areta, eternal Mother, Supreme and Sovereign” – An invitation to enlightenment – Mystery leads to mystery – Three great mysteries – Wisdom is found in the doing and living of godly things – “Where stand you then, my noble child, in light or frightful shadows?” – Examine yourself – “Once so very long ago, I lived a life like yours” – God is greater than all your sins and fears – Being healed, reborn, and holy – Hope is needed in the world – Many Mothers quietly wait the coming of their children – Book of the Heavenly Mother


1  Before the birth of time and space, before the dawn of man, before the tides of great creations rushing through the Deep, I alone existed; before the birth of God and Goddess, before the light of Heaven shined, before the beginning of all beginnings I was the breath of life.

2  In a void of great aloneness, in the depths of endless night burst the spark of deep awareness, instant, sudden, fully conscious, becoming self-aware; gazing, seeking, ever reaching beyond the veil of nothing, filled with desperation, the birth of endless mind.

3  Struggling, gasping, shocking thoughts, darkness all around; silent stillness in the Deep where matter moved unformed; thoughts like sparks most quick colliding, shaping, forming, quick constructing that first most inner sound; and from the sounding there came a whisper, soft and warm and filled with longing, giving place within my mind, the first eternal name.

4  I am Areta, eternal Mother, Supreme and Sovereign, the singer of songs within the dreams of God; weaving through most subtle thoughts a deep and great design, sudden light of inspiration, I touch and gently guide, ever seeking that greater oneness filled with light and life and love.

5  To whom then shall I speak? Who will my mystery touch? Who among so many children will set aside their lesser self, and with an eager humble mind, embrace the heart of all my wisdom to make it as their own?

6  To such a one as this would I this book reveal; being myself most ever hopeful to uplift what now seems fallen, to restore with grace the light of God in a world most often dreary; for it is in the reader’s mind where shadows lurk and prowl, ever seeking unguarded moments to wound the heart within.

7  So come my child, beside me sit, upon my bosom rest; let go the hurt which inward burns and find in me some comfort; for where you have no wisdom, even I shall enlighten you; where you find in you no strength and all your hope is gone, even I shall lift you up beyond yourself to make you strong in me.

8  Yield therefore your lesser self and give to me your hurt, for in me shall you find a greater healing than you have ever known; which healing will cause your life to shine; for even I shall be for you a place of refuge to shelter from the storm.

9  Be you then most quietly still, let go your many burdens, hush the mind of all its noise, let go your aggravations, rest you soft upon my breasts and in your ears I’ll quietly speak, shaping through the softest whispers the song of all my wisdom.

10  For even as you are mortal, even so in ages past did I likewise choose to be; to find in life a school of learning, drawing deep from all that’s common the most uncommon things of all; shaping out of things made mortal, the seeds of immortality and eternal life, filled with endless glory.

11  Come you now with open heart and of my words partake, for such counsel as I shall give shall I nourish and strengthen both spirit and body together, to fill you up with firm resolve in holding on to God, causing that you should see in Azrael the only true path to glory and exaltation forever, to become yourself as the very Ahgendai.

12  For out of my depths did there come forth three great and holy mysteries, being each themselves filled with mysteries of their own; for mystery leads to mystery, and in the hearing of the mystery is there revealed the light of understanding; for in understanding are you drawn more closely to all that’s good and holy, to build in you a good foundation where you might build a temple unto God.

13  For it is your life which becomes the temple where God and man do meet, seeing for themselves through the living of your life, the presence of God revealed; hearing through your words and deeds the song which God would sing, ever beckoning from afar that they should come partake.

14  Open then your inward heart and I shall give instructions, causing that you should find in me the completion of yourself; to become yourself filled to overflowing with things eternal and divine, having made place within you for the mysteries which are revealed.

15  These then are the three great mysteries which even God has revealed already through the teachings and writings of Azrael; which mysteries are the mystery of myself, even Areta, who first awakened in the Deep to be myself alone, the first eternal mind; possessing to myself neither form nor pleasing likeness.

16  And from my aloneness there came the second, the birth of God and Heaven and all the mysteries found therein, filled each and every part with mysteries of their own, even worlds without end, for mystery gives birth to mystery in the great Eternal Round.

17  This then is the second mystery which would lead unto the third; for in the third and final mystery is there come forth the birth of Azraella and all the Ahgendai hereafter, causing that both God and Heaven should be forever new; causing through some endless struggle a bright and new rebirth, forever and anon.

18  But of these things you know already, being themselves revealed, causing that there should come forth within you the awakening of your soul, to fill you up with wonder, causing that you should endure with grace the hardships of your life.

19  Yet is it not enough to hear the mysteries of God revealed, for wisdom is found in the doing and living of godly things, having converted even all your heart and mind; to stand as one with Azrael, permitting that you should believe with full acceptance the things which come from God, to become yourself reborn and made as someone new;

20  Having set free your greater self whereby the spirit should soar beyond mere mortal chains, to reveal in you the wonder and mystery of even your own soul; which soul shall prove a fount of unending wisdom filled with inspirations and insights of every kind.

21  Yet of this mystery do few know, for many fear to know the soul or to set their spirit free, being themselves bound and chained by lesser things; becoming themselves as prisoners to all that’s pale and thin, seeing in themselves nothing greater than the shadows which lurk within.

22  Where stand you then, my noble child, in light or frightful shadows? In what place is found the mind that shapes the thing you are? Do you yearn and inward hunger to touch the soul of God, to be yourself as one enlightened and filled to overflowing?

23  Look then with open eyes and see what dwells within you, shaping through the words you speak the world in which you live; molding through the things you do the days of all your life. For words alone but half empower while actions do the rest, causing that there should be in you either wholeness or great division.

24  Examine then your inward self while yet you sit beside me, and I will guide you through the maze which mortal living fashions; for once so very long ago I lived a life like yours, chased by shadows which would distract, to make of life a burden.

25  But in my soul I heard the song which did my heart enflame, a song of hope and endless joy where life and goodness reign, wafting soft throughout my days, to pierce the darkest gloom; shimmering, glimmering folds of light, the sound like music playing.

26  God was singing from afar to set my spirit free, unlocking the doors which bound the soul, to help me fully see, that flesh and bone were but a part, that so much more was there, revealing still most deep within me the wonder of my life.

27  Tell me then: Where have you gone that I have not tread before you? What burden have you carried that was greater than my own? Have you suffered beyond endurance? Have tears like rivers flowed, carrying away upon its flood the very song of God, causing that you should prove unable to rise above the storm?

28  Or could it be you hear the anthem calling from afar, peeling out across the ages in tones most soft and sweet; reaching deep into the heart to fill you up with yearning; eager yourself to touch the dream where God and Heaven dwell but yet you feel as one unworthy and filled with hesitation?

29  What sin shall prove so great a burden to make you seem reluctant? What guilt or inward failing would make you seem unclean? For this I tell you for your learning: God is greater than all these things, far greater than such fears as would your hope make dim.

30  Speak to me your inward heart and tell me where you stand. Do you wish to be empowered, to be as one with God? Do you yearn to be the song which God and angels sing? Can you rise above the shadows to dwell within the light?

31  If then you would be healed, to stand as one made strong, then yield to me your many hurts and I shall surely heal you; opening up before your eyes the mystery of my wisdom, and in the hearing and the doing shall you find yourself reborn, becoming yourself as one made holy by holding on to God.

32  Will you choose to be the one in whom I can confide? Will you hear the words I speak to make them as your own? Will you place your hand in mine to make the dream come true, to stand yourself before the world filled with greater vision? Will you love as I do love, will you my song become?

33  If then you would be healed then attend with faithful heart the words contained herein, for such counsel as you shall find have I drawn from the living of all my mortal lives together, to be for you the greatest pearl filled with hidden treasures.

34  Be you then most rich in God, a pearl beyond price or measure, having distilled within your mind the greatest truths of all; shaping through an active faith a bright and holy life, having as your constant star this song which God would sing.

35  Let the melody and the lyric enchant and full entwine, to prove yourself as one enraptured and carried unto God, becoming yourself in every part a good and holy child filled with grace and godly wisdom which in the dark would shine; lighting up the world around you to fill it up with hope.

36  For hope is needed in the world, a hope which never falters, making bright the years before you to chase away the gloom, opening up the darkest corners to make the shadows flee, making light what now seems dark and filled with great despair.

37  In what place can hope be found, the strong and stable kind, the hope which never yields or quits, but keeps a steady pace, to lift you up when things go bad, to calm the storms that rage, the hope which bears and quiet endures the trials of all your life?

38  Come my child and I will tell you, your hope I would reveal, for here within the Song of God, beyond its many pages, hope is born within the heart, to take its breath from you, being made to come alive by a good and eager faith; shaping through the things you do a light which never fails.

39  Place your hand within my own and I will softly guide you, whispering quiet within your mind words of hope and courage; building up within your heart a godly place of refuge, lighting up within your soul the candle of your wisdom, burning brightly from within to bring you home to me.

40  Here beyond the starry deep, beyond the dreams you dream, many Mothers quietly wait the coming of their children; being each and every one filled with joyful heart, eagerly seeking to touch the mind of every child they love, to open wide the very portals which lead to exaltation.

41  Thus is there given for your sake the guidance of the Mother, Holy Spirit, blest, divine, filled with approbation; seeking through most subtle means to touch your heart and mind, ever guiding, deep abiding, waiting by your side; whispering glowing touch of light which takes your breath away;

42  Making bright what once was dark, to chase away the gloom, soft revealing, deep appealing, light within you bursting; shocking, sudden inspiration which makes you fully see, opening up before your mind the mysteries from beyond.

43  How quick the shadows flee away when Heaven near approaches, to stand yourself as one empowered and filled with light and joy; reflecting through the things you do the light of many Mothers.

44  So come my child and be you wise and walk a while with me, and I will guide you through this life which swirls and rushes by, to open up before your eyes the mysteries of your soul and there within the deepest deep reveal the thing you are.

45  For here upon these very pages is wisdom finely gathered, a book of light and secret turnings, a book of joy and hope; this the book which I would give – this book of the Heavenly Mother.

46  So come my child and hear my counsel, let us wend our way, and through the spirit of many Mothers shall I most quick enlighten, to make most bright what now seems dark and fill you up with healing.