(Book reviews) The Mago Way Volume 1 by Mary Blair Petiet and Sara Wright


Dear Helen,

This morning I finished your impeccably researched book. Your argument is sound and the mythology captured my imagination. As a mythologist myself I found familiar mythical themes repeating – and felt as if I was navigating familiar territory although I knew little beyond reading your essays about the Magoist perspective until the reading of this book. That Mago emerged by the cosmic music along with the stars and then S/he initiated the process of self creation ( self organizing) is a concept that makes perfect sense and speaks to truth.

 

When you wrote that the Mago community task is to produce earthly resonance that corresponds to the music of the universe and that balance between earth and universe (micro/macro) is essential to the survival of the earthly community I found myself thinking – yes indeed – this is the way through.”

 

My favorite chapter was your conclusion “The Consciousness We/Here/Now in the Magoist Cosmogany” because you articulate how important the intuitive aspect of this understanding is. In the Magoist Cosmology everything is seen as a whole and in it’s parts. The “both and perspective”, I believe, is critical because without this holistic view of the whole and its parts, the parts are devoid of the knowledge of kinship – I am paraphrasing your words because they say it all.

 

Bravo Helen, this book is a joy to read and I have already recommended to a number of friends and colleagues. Thank you for writing it!

 

Blessings!
Sara Wright, https://sarawrightnature.wordpress.com/

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