Tradition of Mysticism 15 y
"Mistakenly used as a symbol of the Medical Industry"
The caduceus is the legendary herald’s wand of the Greek God Hermes (Roman, Mercury). This symbol, a winged staff entwined by twin serpents, is nearly universal, found in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and India, where it is always a symbol of harmony and balance. The symbol may have originally been a symbol of the sovereignity of the Goddess Tanit.
It has been mistakenly utilized as a symbol of the medical industry in the place of the wand of Asclepius (Asculapius).
In the Hermetic Tradition, the cadeceus is a symbol of spiritual awakening, and has been likened to t ... read more
Micheangelo 15 y
Work with Love
And what is it to work with love? It is to weave the cloth with threads drawn from your heart, even as if your beloved were to wear that cloth. It is to build a house with affection, even as if your beloved were to dwell in that house. It is to sow seeds with tenderness and reap the harvest with joy, even as if your beloved were to eat the fruit. It is to charge all things you fashion with a breath of your own spirit, and to know that all the blessed dead are standing about you and watching.
Often have I heard you say, as if speaking in sleep, ”he who works in marble, and finds the shap ... read more
Parable 15 y
How's your Buddha?
The abbot of a once famous Buddhist monastery that had fallen into decline was deeply troubled. Monks were lax in their practice, novices were leaving and lay supporters deserting to other centers. He traveled far to a sage and recounted his tale of woe, of how much he desired to transform his monastery to the flourishing haven it had been in days of yore. The sage looked him in the eye and said, ”The reason your monastery has languished is that the Buddha is living among you in disguise, and you have not honored Him.”
The abbot hurried back, his mind in turmoil. The Selfless One ... read more
The Universal Chef 15 y
We Figured Out the Universe in the Kitchen- the universal chef
We figured out the Universe in the Kitchen
”The Universal Chef”
We’ve figured out the Universe....
One part Reciprocity-
to every action there is an equal and reciprocal reaction
One part Discovery-
We knew it all along...
it’s not about you
It’s about the Earth itself dummy
One part Spirit
It’s when you feel best
and most in the groove
One part Instinct
Like sports, when you’re good
The body just reacts without thought
One part Attraction
You get what you ask for?
What you be thinking now?
One Part Hea ... read more
Poetic Notions 15 y
The Other Perspective
One day you finally open your mail
and you hit the jackpot.
One day when you
feel isolated and inadequate
you read an eloquent travelogue
of your own journey
Described by a stranger
...and you don’t think about it
your truth in someone else’s words
...heart to heart.
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