Jessica Grote

Musings & Reflections

The Path Taken

Ritual Initiation, Gnostic Masters and Esoteric Dependence Seals in my hands, I will descend; Through Æons universal will I make a Path; Through Mysteries all I’ll open up a Way! And Forms […]

I am my own Master

Common misconceptions on the esoteric teacher-student-relationship Maturity cannot be achieved alone. There is a need for guidance and discipline. The path is unknown, the night is dark, and the road is full […]

This Daemon Life

At the moment social media gets flooded with posts about how damaged nature is recovering because of so many countries being on Corona lock-down. I am always wondering what such posts are […]

My new friend Hekate

A short musing about the contemporary ‘humanization’ of deities in esotericism Admittedly, I only use ‘Hekate’ in the title as she seems particularly popular these days. So please go ahead and replace […]

Nailed to the Cross

Krist, Death and Resurrection Breathe easy, my friends…but yes, I am referring here to the cross as a Christian symbol and I am aware that many occultists, neo-pagans, esotericists etc. have a […]

Ek-Stasis

A short note on the function of ritual ecstasy While the term ‘ecstasy’ is almost always defined as ‘outside-of-oneself’, the concept has received a range of meanings and connotations throughout its use […]