Tag: books

Forgiveness? Try This

Forgiveness Prayer From Angeles Arrien’s book The Nine Muses If I have harmed anyone in any way Either knowingly or unknowingly Through my own confusions I ask forgiveness. If anyone has harmed me in anyway Either knowingly or unknowingly Through their own confusions I forgive them. And if there is a situation I am not

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V&E Zarathustra Series: Part I Awareness, Letting Be, and the Passive

I am starting a series on passion and discovery through a reading of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Zarathustra’s Discourses. Starting from the beginning, I will be using the text to discover the meaning of the self, rebirth, and renewal, and motivation of the self through being and becoming.

The Second Coming

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. Surely some

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This is Ophelia Blue

This is her first post and V&E’s first tribe member.
Ophelia is writing her truth from her own voice and her own unique perspective.

Contraries

Without contraries is no progres- sion. Attraction and repulsion, rea- son and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence. From these contraries spring what the religious call Good and Evil. Good is the passive that obeys reason; Evil is the active springing from Energy. Good is heaven. Evil is hell. The Question: What

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A Question Answered?

From William Blake’s poem: A Question Answered. What is it men in women do require? What is it women do in men require?
The lineaments of Gratified Desire. Do you accept this answer?

The Oxymoronic Rhetoric of Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s campaign manager’s use of the term “alternative facts” has spurred sales of Orwell’s dystopian fiction 1984 and reminded us why words matter. Source: The Oxymoronic Rhetoric of Donald Trump