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How Did George Gurdjieff Know, All Those Years Ago?

A Meeting With a Remarkable Man It seems the most unlikely of links: Whitley Strieber follows the ‘sensing’ exercise as suggested by George Gurdjieff. This brought the light of his soul to the attention of the ‘visitors’. Creating this type … Continue reading

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How to Change Your Perspective and Your Destiny

A New Earth (2005) My wife, Susan, bought me this book for Christmas in 2020. I didn’t have the heart to tell her that I’d already read the first edition, years ago. At the moment, I’m looking for something to … Continue reading

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Today is Unusual: My Mind is a Blank Slate

What Shall I Write? Of course, I could always fall back on a good source: my dreams. Last night’s was interesting in that I returned to it after several conscious moments tending to the toilet and calming our two dogs’ … Continue reading

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Numerology: How to Change Your Life

Change Your Name (February 15, 1980) When Suzann and I married in Vancouver, BC, on July 15, 1978, we kept our own names. We had not planned on having any children, so the naming issue wasn’t a problem. Her daughter, … Continue reading

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Ah, So I’ve Been on the Right Track, After All

The Astrological Revolution While researching images for a reincarnational post on Facebook, I came across this book. Of course, I had to buy it! If nothing else, it will prove the things I’ve been saying since I was in my … Continue reading

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The Birth Chart: Map of a Hero’s Journey?

I knew the penny would drop one day; look’s like that day is today. In a post about the Cathars, I noted that we are refined by fire. What I didn’t explicitly say was that the act of living is … Continue reading

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My Three Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) I was contemplating life, as you do, upon waking up this morning. I’d just had another one of those dreams where you know you’re in a dream and you know you shouldn’t be doing … Continue reading

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Life (version three)

  The Meaning is gone And Time is passing: Daydreams keep coming With every yawn.   Crooked thoughts make crooked paths That my mind will follow And the resulting sorrow Will almost always stir my wrath.   Love is a … Continue reading

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Life (version two)

  Life’s meaning’s lost and Time’s the same: My dreaming goes on, as does the rain.   Thoughts are a guided path that is ignored: I’ll choke my stony wrath which once had roared.   Love is a route that’s … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage as Metaphor

The Camino Caroline Myss posted a video on Facebook this morning. In it she discussed her observations about the Camino de Santiago. The salient point she made was that stepping off the path, you returned to the ordinary world, and … Continue reading

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