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Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse; Recognizing and Escaping Bullying, Manipulation and Pathological Behavior

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Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse; Recognizing and Escaping Bullying, Manipulation and Pathological Behavior

Some people may have narcissist tendencies and will quietly manipulate people so they get what they want, the perceived power positions. Groups tend to conform, the manipulator or leader - even in supposed leaderless groups -will dominate, suppress, ignore even humiliate anyone they see as knowledgeable/or does not conform to the "group norm." You can look at your own group; when anyone speaks up, is it held? Is it ignored, is it projected on, does it get met with jealousy? Is it dismissed, sidetracked and is the person managed by someone in the group? Why don't others WAKE UP to how people are being managed as if in an abusive family environment? That is the Bigger Question. Silence implies consent.

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Are We Refusing Helping Others, cuz it's Their Karma?

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Are We Refusing Helping Others, cuz it's Their Karma?

I find these images of installation and performance art pieces by Nick Cave to be pictures or imaginations of consciousness. Each sort-of human has intricate, complex, multi-leveled interconnecting karma. I find in studying them a feeling of satisfaction of what I think we all are carrying around with us, inside of us. What do we look like stripped of our human body? When we cross the threshold of earthly consciousness, we drop the sack of the physical and we emerge over the threshold either in dreamless sleep consciously or after death. I think meeting our double would be a severe wake-up call.

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Good Friday John the Beloved's Easter Mood In Christo Morimur

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Good Friday John the Beloved's Easter Mood In Christo Morimur

The Individuality of Elias, John, Raphael, Novalis The Last Address given by Rudolf Steiner The truth is, my dear friends, this earthly personality of Raphael was completely yielded up and was only present through what Lazarus-John gave to this soul to be poured out into colour and line for all mankind. Such was the life of this being. And it was so, that this Raphael life could only be, as it were, absolved in another life of thirty years — in Novalis. And so we see Raphael die young, Novalis die young — one being, who came forth from Elijah-John,...

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Dreams Synchronicities Presentiments Precognition Waking Dreams of the Future

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Dreams Synchronicities Presentiments Precognition Waking Dreams of the Future

Synchronicity is when a sequence of apparently unrelated events that link to a theme or subject seem to take on a life of their own in your world. Everyone experiences synchroniticity at one time or another. Typically we don't slow down enough to work with the images or theme arising. But if we do pay attention, synchronicities can lead us to adventures, renewal, the next step, revelations, healing, crisis, or right-livelihood.     Synchronicity is a concept, first explained by psychoanallyst Carl Jung, which holds that events are "meaningful coincidences" if they occur with no causal relationship yet seem to...

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