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Having a "THING" about Crowns... Prescience of Destiny

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Having a "THING" about Crowns... Prescience of Destiny

I had a "THING" about crowns when I was about this age. I had a brown glass pill bottle that I kept secreted in my nightstand drawer.  I collected all kinds of tiny jeweled crowns from decorative buttons to costume jewelry, brooches, earrings, everything crowns. I felt it was imperative that I had these on hand. They gave me great joy and filled me with awe, wonder and mystery. (If I had had a crown like the one pictured above, I would have swooned in rapture)   I grew up and some 35+ years later, in 2000, when I arrived...

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Opus 1 The Nigredo All Hell Breaks Loose: Facing Evil and Going Forward Deeds of Goodness

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Opus 1 The Nigredo All Hell Breaks Loose: Facing Evil and Going Forward Deeds of Goodness

The Nigredo or the Blackening is an Alchemical state, one of the first operations in the opus or Great Work. In alchemy, the Nigredo, or blackness, means putrefaction or decomposition. Many alchemists believed that as a first step in the pathway to the philosopher's stone all alchemical ingredients had to be cleansed and cooked to black matter.  The Body or Prima Materia; the First Material-the Thing to be Worked,  to be decomposed, that is, to shift one's awareness to the inner self. The planets are both stages of the process and energies in the body to be transmuted. In the above...

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Archetypal Dreams The Sacred Twins Creation Heros; meeting the Deities

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Archetypal Dreams The Sacred Twins Creation Heros; meeting the Deities

When an Archetype enters your life, change is the new normal. They bring raw uncontrolled forces, upheaval, powerful kinetic somatic shifts, and sometimes a 180 degree turn about in what we think we know. This can collapse our world view, our consolidated and carefully constructed reality. It's good for us, but not pleasant typically, to go through a deconstruction or dismemberment to a newly "remembered" life. Carl Jung brought forward for western culture the idea of Archetypes as a psychological tool for analysis. Jung himself underwent a dismemberment in  his own life, while being a counselor of others. By the...

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