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An Astrological Prescription to Help Heal Yourself

Retrograde Planets at Birth Honestly, having lived with these natal retrogrades my whole life, I had no inclination to even investigate what the Universe was trying to show me, since my first birth chart creation in 1977. Not including my … Continue reading

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Dreaming (Redux)

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What is it that everyone does every night, week after week, year after year, but so few of us remember the next morning? What is it that creates a feeling of strangeness when we think about…

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Karma: Can We Ever Really Forgive Ourselves?

No Sugar Tonight (1970) Lonely feeling deep insideFind a corner where I can hideSilent footsteps crowding meSudden darkness but I can see No sugar tonight in my coffeeNo sugar tonight in my teaNo sugar to stand beside meNo sugar to … Continue reading

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When the Light of Knowledge is Seen Again…

The Search for Meaning There is a passage from “Ego and Archetype” which is a Jewish legend. I will quote that legend here. Prior to the birth of a child, God calls the seed of the future human being before … Continue reading

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Inner Authority: The Spirit of Rebellion

Ego and Archetype My son lent me this book: I wonder what he’s trying to tell me… The very first chapter deals with the ego separating from the Self. So, nothing new there, then. But it’s a circular argument, as … Continue reading

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Meet the Man who Proved the Maxim “As Above, So Below”

Claudius Ptolemy (100 AD – 170 AD) You might reasonably expect that the man who brought the ancient art of astrology into the ‘modern’ age would at least have a horoscope. Unfortunately, none exists, so I cannot show you his … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Yourself?

Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas It’s been awhile since I read this book, published in 2003. Elaine Pagels is a biblical scholar who focuses on the New Testament Greek writings. Her interest has always been on the Gnostic … Continue reading

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What Makes Me a Gnostic Christian?

It’s like trying to split an atom: if you succeed, it may well explode in your face. We are so used to splitting hairs to define terms and concepts that we miss the forest for the trees. Are there any … Continue reading

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At Home on the Range?

Sage-ing While Age-ing. I have no need to introduce you, the reader, to Shirley MacLaine. She is known the world over, not necessarily just for her entertainment career, but even more for her books about spirituality. This book continues that … Continue reading

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Enneagram: What’s Your Number?

I’ve never taken the personality test that helps you get to know your Enneagram number. I haven’t needed to. My whole life has been an investigation into who I am. I’m a 5. So, what’s your Enneagram number?

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