My Gedanken Experiments

Sinister Writings (from the left)

Soul of a Nation

Energy For the New Age

We have felt it coming all year. It is in the people we meet. It is in the pace of events. It came with the COVID-19 virus, record wild fire season, and record hurricane season.  It showed its face in the Women's Marches, the Black Lives Matter protests, the Wall of Moms, and the record voting...

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Do Not Disfigure Your Soul

In one of the ancient belief systems I have read about there is a mandate for living one's life: "Do no harm. Do good whenever possible. Do not disfigure your soul." The first two sentences seem straightforward, although the more you ponder them the more difficult they become. But that last...

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Truth Under Fire

Again, I had a post I originally wanted to write, and was not able to do it. I continued reading and meditating, and this is the result. I have a number of friends who feel almost as though we are being bombed verbally. Dion Fortune and her group of adepts were  being bombed physically. While the...

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Meditation for All Souls Weekend

I am almost two weeks late in publishing this post. When the replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg was announced, I had so many things I wanted to say, so many things that seemed important. But I was blocked from typing them. It wasn't a typical writer's block, or lack of desire to write. It wasn't...

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Worthy Sacred Kings

We discussed in a previous post how many of the individuals revered by people of our country were not worthy of such reverence, and what qualities would merit such respect. We also discussed the process of meditating on changing our national group mind to more closely reflect the values our...

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Setting the Round Table

To prepare this meditation, I contemplate how to invite archetypes to the round table. As mentioned earlier, I am not comfortable with including the founding fathers. They wrote and spoke such high sounding words that should certainly be admired. Their speeches and letters about liberty, equality,...

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Our Sacred Kings and Egregores

As mentioned in the previous post, I began studying Dion Fortune's mind works in fighting the armies expected to be invading from Germany. One of her first orders of business was the definition of the British group mind and group soul. Here I will address our American group soul and group mind....

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Nation in Crisis

Our nation is in crisis and we may not have a lot of time to save it. It isn't merely that the leadership is lacking in the qualities of humanity necessary for a nation this powerful and large, although that is certainly the case.  The Trump campaign and presidency have shown to us and to the...

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