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perfection

How many of you know someone who is perfect? Dismiss those people who claim they are perfect, and Olympians and “dancing with the stars” performers who receive tens for their routines. The closest person to perfection I know of, is … Continue reading

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star shooter

On sacred days, within the cosmic cycles, as when Earth, Moon, Venues, Mercury, and the Sun are in suzyge or when the solstices or equinoxes occur, star shooter, Chiti Shakti, takes up the sacred bow of liberation, and from his … Continue reading

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building a spiritual shield

I have a print called, “The Shield.”  It depicts the path humans must travel to gain spiritual victory.  It symbolically portrays a male human ascending an ascent filled with physical and subtle challenges of the most horrific kind.  This warrior … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Tree

A Story at Christmas Time Chris Martin was driving home from his work place earlier than usual. Usually he would leave work about 4:30 pm, but this day he had left at 12 noon. It was Christmas Eve—however, that fact … Continue reading

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sayings and comment 4

“The nature of god is a circle of which the center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere.”  (Empedocles Greek philosopher) COMMENT: The circle is an ancient symbol used to help explain the cosmos.  I remember reading, somewhere, that Michelangelo had once said that … Continue reading

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our dualistic nature

Most of our life we feel and react to our dualistic nature without being aware of its innate reality.  In our instinctive reaction we interpret its felt effect, as some elemental, cosmic effect.  For instance, if we get into  a serious … Continue reading

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sayings and comment 3

“On the Buddha’s birthday, as he sprang from the side of his mother, I hit him once and killed him, and fed him to a hungry dog. The whole world was at peace.”  (Yun-men, Chinese Zen Master) COMMENT: This blatant, cold … Continue reading

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