The Universe is worked and guided from within outwards.
Becoming is the mode of activity of the uncreate deity.
The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life.
The Universe is the periodical manifestation of this unknown Absolute Essence.
Yet, the Universe is real enough to the conscious beings in it, which are as unreal as it is itself.
If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them.
The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
Everything in the Universe, throughout all its kingdoms, is conscious: i.e., endowed with a consciousness of its own kind and on its own plane of perception.
Everything that is, was, and will be, eternally IS, even the countless forms, which are finite and perishable only in their objective, not in their ideal Form.
The Occultists, however, know that the traditions of Esoteric Philosophy must be the right ones, simply because they are the most logical, and reconcile every difficulty.