The Official Journal of Sekhet-Maat Lodge, O.T.O.
Force & Fire is the official journal of Sekhet-Maat Lodge, a fully-functioning Local Body of Ordo Templi Orientis U.S.A. in Portland, Oregon.
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“Be not animal; refine thy rapture! If thou drink, drink by the eight and ninety rules of art: if thou love, exceed by delicacy; and if thou do aught joyous, let there be subtlety therein! But exceed! exceed!” Liber AL I:70-71
Ritual of the Averse Pentagram - The Ritual of the Averse Pentagram is a means of banishing fear and anxiety, a stepping stone to Liber V vel Reguli, the Hexagram rituals, and Liber Samekh, and has proven effective in inducing karmic reckoning. Sponsorship as a Karmic Vehicle - Happiness and joy arise from the dynamic balance of carrot and stick. Our initiations provide opportunities to perturb and strike this balance. To fulfill the inversion of the formula and balance the ordeal, we must disguise this boon as the stick...