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Soft and Strong: Notes on Water

I. ”Water nourishes and soothes us. But this same stuff also carved the Grand Canyon out of solid rock over the course of millennia, and every day thunders down with unimaginable fury at Niagara and Victoria Falls.” II. ”One of … Continue reading

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Jung on Alchemy (4): Prima Materia – The One, Who Art All

In this vignette found in Michael’s Maier’s Tripus Aureus Jung saw “the double face of alchemy.“ On the right hand side, a man is busy at a furnace, engaged full on in the physical and transformative experience, while in the library three … Continue reading

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Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Pisces

Johfra Bosschart, “Pisces” One of the best novels I have read in my whole life is without any shadow of a doubt Gould’s Book of Fish: A Novel in 12 Fish by Richard Flanagan. Its narrator, William Buelow Gould, is … Continue reading

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The Music of the Elements

Sufi mysticism has been something I have wanted to delve into for quite some time now. In this book I have come across a beautiful passage on the auditory qualities of the elements: “The earth has various aspects of beauty … Continue reading

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Reflections on Water

image credit I am always delighted when scientists speak like poets without losing the science. I have come across an excellent article delineating the latest research on water, which reads like an excerpt from a sacred knowledge book. It is … Continue reading

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Out of Water All Life Comes

There are currently as many as eight planets in Water signs. Creativity, imagination and artistic expressions are falling on very fertile ground right now. Inspired by this blog: http://earthstonestation.wordpress.com/ I decided to write about water myself. The title of the … Continue reading

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