Proverbs 9:10 "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding." One of the primary reasons we hold to Hoodoo is because Hoodoo holds to the traditions of our heritage. There is value in the ways of our Ancestors. While there is much we do not accept as our truths regarding religion, there is much we cannot deny. And if it works, we work with it.
The Bible. Best understood by occultists, the initiated priesthood and wise women. Proverbs. I've heard many preachers teach on this verse and the censuses thus far is 'fear' is not what the Hebrews originally wanted to communicate in this verse. The word 'fear' in the context most familiar to modern Americans is not the proper context for "Yirat/Yirah." The online resource, ancient-hebrew.org lends us this explanation, "The literal concrete meaning of yara is a "flowing of the gut," which can be applied to "fear" or "reverence." Have you ever been so scared or been in the presence of something so amazing that you could feel it in your gut? This "feeling" is the meaning of this word." This article goes on to further elaborate on the feminine noun "Yirah" and using ancient Hebrews ascribes "fear" to mean "teachings and character of God. Goddess (Divine Feminine.) http://www.ancient-hebrew.org/m/tlw_fear.html
When you began to see Magic in the mundane, the world becomes Wondrous. You will quickly realize that miracles are all around, and sometimes we have control over them; we can conjure our own wonderment. This is the power of the mantra, "Remembering Our Magick." Once had Knowledge of how to live in sync with our environments which allowed us to tap into the flow.
We Are Remembering. And it is wondrous.