Quote of the Day – May 31 2012

“Please consider yourself, now and henceforth, and no matter what anyone else ever asks of you, free to do any damned thing you want that doesn’t hurt someone else unnecessarily”
–Lady Sally McGee (Spider Robinson)

Another one of those quotes that not much has to be said about it. In some ways to me it is our self-evident right, in others it is more freedom than most of us ever feel we have.
I’d like to think its how I lived my life. I left home when I wanted to explore, I went where and how I wanted to. I got myself into tricky situations and extricated myself, often without help.
I freed myself from people who wanted me to believe what they believed and people who wanted me to be their idea of me rather than who I was. I might not be sure of who I was but each time I learned a bit more about who I wasn’t.
Of course it is always that last part, the part about not hurting others unnecessarily that tends to be the tricky part. It takes awhile to gain that discernment over the unnecessarily part and even longer to realize that someone else can include myself as well. Still gradually I learned it and found out as I’ve gone along that each part of the statement gets tested. I guess that’s true of us all.
Blessings, G

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Magickal Child by G A Rosenberg

Vision Play Mandala by G A Rosenberg

3 thoughts on “Quote of the Day – May 31 2012”

  1. Hi there. I would like to use one of your pictures to decorate a page on my website. It is a site dedicated to a practice I created called Shamindu which combines Shamanism and Hinduism. I am a not for profit organization. May I have permission to use the picture? I would be happy to mention your site and give you credit for the picture. Thank you.

    1. Yes!!! Definitely I would appreciate the mention and credit and I would love to see your site. It definitely sounds interesting

      1. Thank you so much. I will send you the link to the site as soon as it goes live in a few days. It’s kind of a spiritual thing and also anti-establishment. Your artwork is absolutely fantastic! I have the waking spirals picture on my alter as a symbol of the universe.

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