Friday, March 27, 2015
I have My Wife attach the link to a reply from a friend to a friend.
One friend had sent photos and attached article marking the anniversary of a
mistreatment of Easter Bunnies .
Her feast Day March 30th! so sayeth wikipedia!
Something in the serpents coils takes Me Back before I knew either Friend who still call me Brother.
Thirty five years ago, I was Initiated with the older Brother of one of my Friends.
A Ruby Eyed Gold Snake Our Symbol
My alma mater part of an Ancient rivalry in academic atmospheres. cultures, reputations, competitions and Colleges.
Our State school Sibling was the supposedly established Snooty elitist clean cut , up tight scene , so We were the Fun liberal free for All, good time campus\camp.
Or so it seemed in the seventies, when I had very little sense of self.
I had grown up a collector of story. Stories about everything, everyone, everywhere. It was how I made up my sense of the world, from what was read and what was said.
As I gained direct experience with People , Places and Things , I saw the spectrum of perception in story as well as true false- dichotomy in Folk Tales.Word on the Street, word of mouth,rumor . Outside forces of exaggeration and repetition , generalizations and seeming necessities to simplify and stereotype.
Superstition Scholarship Soul/story Survival Sources Spirits
I feel My Pagan Spiritual Awakening came in recognizing the Spirit behind Things .
Perhaps My youthful attraction to the Barbarian Spirit is polarized as contra classical..A conditioned response to presentation, where I turn the world into story.
I look for the action.
As a Fall Freshman on the forensic team, living in a dormitory I experienced the environmental shift in a spiritual planktonic institutional mass.I appeared to be less mature than My Age physically, and was even less developed emotionally.
I was not quite an independent being .Home Sick. adrift.
I was Surprised to find focus the next Winter quarter in a most unexpected place.
With the support, the power of Personal attention combined with place\ home/base , help I received pledging and participating in Greek Campus Culture I was empowered by belonging,and acceptance. My Identity and character were shaped by a Nu social influence, a New sense of safety/security/salvation for spring of nineteen eighty.
Powers of Friendship Group
I would survive as a student in my first Year and have a Mail Box in a walnut paneled Party Castle, Territorial Behavior in Higher Learning.. Then a few established guys in the house decide that dead rabbits are a funny addition to Easter baskets delivered to the Sororities that turned down our social invitations. They took it upon themselves to do this in our name . I had nothing to do with this but was very affected by it.
.I don’t know where they got the idea to do this, or if authorship ,originality is the issue ,as much as Popularity and Legend are the forces behind the Act. Attention ! They thought It was funny.Sick Humor, Bad joke memorable prank, outrageous act. People would talk about this.
I hope I am not perpetuating any ill spirit, or inspiration for sick acts with the writing of this post thirty five Years later.
I don’t mean to glorify them in pointing out that,they themselves were seeking glory in an intoxicated inebriated insensitive selfish way. I don’t know about who was the ring leader, or who followed ,they encouraged each other to do something they would not have done on their own.
The chapter took an enormous loss before I had been a member a Month .
Shortly after being involved in a traditional ritual ceremony of Brother making.,I find myself witness to a purge, guilt by association Officers expelled,.A representative of the National Fraternity had to come up for the formalities of their removal , it was rough spiritually and financially costly necessary disassociation, dissolving of bonds, betrayal of oaths,Turning your back on your sworn Brother ,Unconditional support is a potentially dangerous concept…... It was in this vacuum that I became Chaplain and found a vacancy in the factional Fun House for the next Year.
and the next three ,same spot, sure special,
sever, separate, sacrifice. sending signals safely
Sunday, March 22, 2015
all of that, and even less, or am I repeating Myself?
Me making magic might be missing mastery and mystery.
Myths, Morals, Miracles Mine?
Maybe machinations by multitudes are misleading?
Memory,mind,marvel, mixing of maintenance and madness!
Looking for the outcomes,stalking answers, cornering wishes?
paranormal problem solving stratagems of sable and shadow.
Light and dark horizontal and vertical
What about the obvious, unexpected,
A presence , presenting itself,
passing through My field of awareness,
or front window .
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
We have a natural unthinking ability.
Spirit response, attention,movement.
We do not see all that our eyes view.
We do not hear all the sounds around us.
We do not feel all that we are touching.
We have a limited amount of control.
Tuning and timing
Sensory Gliding, Perceptual Surfing
symbol and story and survival
We are between dimensions ourselves
Multiple worlds,alternate realities
This is nothing new
Older than old
subsonic resonant harmonic vibration cycle waves returning echoes ring out and in!
before and after and always again!
It is not our intelligence or our will that make us directors of our spiritual/ magical journey.
We don’t need to join a club or take a class or read a book.
We don’t need to buy into what is being sold to be acknowledged for what we do.
We only need to do
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Relatedness is a much stronger concept than autonomy.
I make a big deal about free will and action,the cornerstone of choice and sacrifice…
We begin this life with relationships that are not of our making.
Born into this World , We find our selves bonded in relationship to Family, Mother, Father, Siblings. Names, Characters, roles that We learn to try to understand,relate to and adapt and grow with.
Before we develop a sense of Self , we have an established group of others that we respond to, characterize ,and Identify with.
This is not just true of people, but supposedly non sentient animals and plants, and presumably hyper sentient Indo- European Gods and Goddesses.
Naturally occurring relationships and events that have nothing to do with individual desire or intention.I do not believe they are a manifestation of consciousness or awareness but part of the anatomy of circumstance, quirk of existence.
The way it is. I don’t know where it comes from.
It has been going on a long long time,
Before we were awake, or dreaming, We are Family.
carried by the same wind
Friday, March 13, 2015
Are Ideas visitations? Is Memory outside of our Brain.Perhaps thinking is not a self contained process, but a strange shared habit.Intelligence, imagination, perception, understanding not being a function of individual nervous systems but a Social Sub human process of responding to environment
People are not the only learners on the planet.
Things have shared habits of group reference and mimicry.
The Many executive functions, decision, choices are based around,
What’s going on? What’s Happening? What’s Up?
.Collectively we question and answer, we feel in touch, pool our awareness.
We stimulate and trigger dormant qualities and abilities in one another.
Synchrobugsity and woo make obvious what was there all along
.We use each other to navigate, to think.To experience and act.
Energy, Vibration, Feeling, temperature, buzz or wave length, something that does not reside within or belong to the individual acts as an agent of change, or Comfort/ discomfort.Direction director,Weather ,The Spectrum or range of behavioral norms are fueled by the Environments of the Time.
What to do? is the question the seed never asks.
Hard to Believe,
We were all once an Egg having an out of body experience.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
There are the Multiple realities of our Waking World,
Our Sleeping World, that continues on despite Our being unconscious.
Our Dreaming World which may or may not seem real, but undeniably exists. ,
Our individual Life experience is made up of these very different states of Being.
Seeming singularities such as Self or Body are actually composites, parts pieced together that function as a whole.
Polydimensional perceivers, responders, We are more than what we think we know of our selves, We are far more flexible,mysterious,magical, transformative ,cosmically connected.
We are Changing,adaptive Signal energy of many Selves and Others
Part of the pulse of all, Conscious or Not We play some part, make some difference to some greater whole outside of our body .
We are favor givers
Identity is not what something is called by Self or Other.
It is not a Label or intention.
It is a Spirit that Makes its presence Known as a distinct individual.
Recognition, Free Action
Inspiration ,Spirit Building, Idea Growing
Thank You in your many forms, in your many dimensions
Thank you for your protection,care and favor.
Thank You for being Many Things
Monday, March 9, 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015
A Favor is something that is not obliged.
It is not part of a preexisting deal or arrangement.
A good deed that is Freely given.
Favor may be the word that best describes the active principal of Group Worship in its simplest,commonest sense.
People ,needing a favor, seeking favor ,expressing gratitude for favors received.
Some Groups build up around a contract or relationship that explains why they have special access to favor.
I believe The Favor Givers are doing Us a favor with their attention\attendance
They are the Ones who chose to make contact or not
As this Ancient Pagan Goddess of across the sea continues to do us Favor Here Now.
Groups that claim that it is the Job of the favor giver as part of Cosmic Order take away the individual favor givers choice,attention,special treatment.Free Will.
I seek Favor by appealing to Good Will, Outside assistance from benevolent Contact.
Less emphasis on the importants of Oaths and details of agreement
This is the Basis of inspiration , Volunteerisms,Charities,Sacrifice.
the Creative Connectivity in Caring Contributing, ritually Charming Favor.able outcomes.