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Longing for Mystery; How Spiritual Experiences Change Your Life

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Longing for Mystery; How Spiritual Experiences Change Your Life

Yearning for Spiritual Renewal - excerpt from Alchemy the Magical Arts of the Union of Soul© Kristena West        "As souls, we long for mystery. We long for something to take us out of our lives, change us, shape us, intend us toward something better, something great, toward light, heat, passion, potency and purpose. Although we may desire this adventure into spirit, many of us fight off these experiences, as our egos consider them too threatening. Joseph Campbell, when speaking of the lure and danger of surrendering into the unconscious, says that these visions and dreams are dangerous. They are...

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WRITING IS PERCEPTION; an Artist's Life

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WRITING IS PERCEPTION; an Artist's Life

The time between falling asleep and waking up is the "Sacred Treasure" time. If one can train themselves to be aware during this time of the threshold of our bodies, we can strive to grasp what arises. As Dreamers know, they either get a Dream Screen with a picture or hear a word or sentence. This morning, on entering my body, I heard, "Writing is Perception." This doesn't surprise me as I have been writing regularly the few months. According to Websters Dictionary Perception is 1. awareness, observation, seeing 2 a mental image: concept And we all know perception is...

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