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Life is Fun. Live it.

There are times when people make snide remarks to me like who do you think you are? There are others who think that my interest in certain topics is a reason to make fun of me. Some marvel at the range of things I do – ‘how do you find the time?’ they ask. It has been like that all my life and when I was younger, the unkind words hurt and wounded me. Even now, there are times when I realize that whatever it is inside of me that drives me, it often puts me counter to mass thinking, fashion or ideas. But sometime around 20 or so years ago, something clicked. It was this. It is my life. I have one shot. Whatever is going on around me,

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The Dream

Can you play a tune or Strum a chord Sing a harmony? Can you close your eyes And see a vision or Hear a song And sing along? And if you can then Do you know what is real What is solid to the touch And what will disappear If you look too much? And when you dream Do you dream within that dream Is there some trick So that life is my dream And the dream my life? Turned inside out Perhaps you doubt What is real and what is not Are you just like me and think a lot About what and who you are? Where you came from And where you might go? When this dream is over  

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The Joys of Spring

Winter is a fading memory Veles is once again defeated As life breaks forth The cycle has repeated The point of balance passed And Earth is bathed in light Life emerges and thrives After sleeping through the night The Mother expresses her joy In the play of vital life Sol rides his chariot higher Hoping to glimpse the maiden The Goddess of love Spied on from above The dance has begun Fertility and fecundity springs Maiden will become Mother Pregnant with potential To spawn another cycle Of life and death  

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Perun

How mighty thou art O’ God of the skies Endlessly chasing the horned God of lies An immortal cycle of endings and beginnings And this is the meaning of the World It’s the darkness stealing the fire at night And the first glowing dawn of light It’s the creation of many Tested in the fires Some are destroyed Others forged in steel It is an ever turning wheel The cycle of life And death To begin We must have an ending And somewhere There is balance In the shifting sands of time The fleeting balance Of a line in creation A crack of thunder A line of light as Perun makes all right              

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The Slavic World Tree Myth and the Hexagram

Several years ago, Sue Vincent and I wrote a book about the Hexagram. The book explores that symbol. “Not from some scholarly or deeply complex perspective, but seeing it as a representation relating to life and living. The forces and pressures that are associated with the hexagram are, after all the forces of life at both practical and Universal levels. By exploring and beginning to understand the symbol, we are able to learn and discover more about ourselves.” On the website for the book, I have occasionally pointed to how the hexagram is a key of sorts to help unlock deeper mysteries in many different occult symbols or methods. In the last few months, I have been exploring the Czech landscape – the slavic landscape to be more precise –

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Hey Mr. Shaman

  Hey Mr. Shaman What is it that you do? The signs that you leave What is their meaning? Are you welcoming spring And letting the year begin? Pebble patterns all around The silent drum beat In surround sound What is the meaning? What is your intent? Neighborhood shaman Shadowy magic maker Operating in plain site Yet no one notices your Pebbles and tobacco No one questions What it is you do Except me And Im curious You see  

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Beware Activist Investor Groups

Many will not know that there are now groups of activist investors using your pension money as leverage to force companies to do things they think should be done. Things like ending meat consumption, ending fossil fuels, ending your ability to take plane flights for vacations and much more. These ‘well meaning’ billionaires who feel guilty about their environmentally unsound life styles hogging resources are using their wealth to force the rest of us to overcompensate whether we like it or not. Here there is no discussion of science or facts, just their opinions and wealth. To me, it is unconscionable behavior and ought to be outlawed. It won’t be though as the mega rich always get richer. So I believe they are doing this not from guilt and not

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Coronavirus and Me by Peter C. Whitaker

Reblogged from Peter C. Whitaker’s blog. On February 14 I posted that I would not be posting for awhile due to going travelling again. I had only intended to be absent for 2 weeks, but life got in the way as it usually does; I was exposed to the Coronavirus. A 14-day self-isolation followed. During this time, I did not feel creative in any sense at all. I was aware of the growing hysteria in the world, mostly stoked by irresponsible sections of the media. I had daily contact with NHS England by telephone, SMS messaging, and email. It was very clear to begin with that no one really knew what to do. The advice changed daily, but that is not a criticism. I much prefer for people to learn

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Are We Being Duped?

I spent the first couple of hours today reading research out of China and about the Diamond Princess and the village in Italy where they stopped Coronavirus via aggressive testing. These all make for interesting reading. What I took away from it all is this…. Based on everything I read today, it seems that the vast majority of people infected show NO symptoms – could be 80-90% in total. Of those infected that do show symptoms, 85% or so get a mild form. Just 15% of the those with symptoms have severe issues and about 2-4% of those die. What does that mean? It means all of this stuff we are doing is a total waste of time. Take those numbers and do some math. It infers a real death

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Science

Back in the last century when people still searched diligently for the objective truth, I was taught scientific method. The man that taught me was one of those geniuses who theorized for fun and found ways to investigate his theory to prove it right or wrong. I recall one session he did with the new research students – myself included. It was set up like a whodunnit. We were presented with a murder scene and then told we should ask questions to research the truth, develop theories and test them. The way it was done truly impressed me. It was me who solved the problem as well strangely enough in a flash of inspiration. It taught me how to theorize, investigate and re-theorize objectively. Roll forward 40 years or more

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