Counterfeit Spirit

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Apocryphon Of John - Summary of The Text and Its Cosmology
... by engaging in creative activity without the participation or consent of the Spirit of the Monad and without the aid of a male consort ... Yaltabaoth possesses only a single parent, and was created without the consent of the Spirit of the Monad, he is powerful enough to mimic the creative processes of the ... Recognizing the imperfection of Yaltabaoth and his counterfeit world, Sophia repents ...

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    We placed the wreaths upon the splended granite sarcophagus, and at its feet, and felt that only the earthly robe we loved so much was there. The pure, tender, loving spirit which loved us so tenderly, is above us—loving us, praying for us, and free from all suffering and woe—yes, that is a comfort, and that first birthday in another world must have been a far brighter one than any in this poor world below!
    Victoria (1819–1901)

    It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)