“We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.” – H.P. Lovecraft
Will anything come of the seeds that I plant? Will the virus of inspiration be passed on to others? How about that of curiosity? Each of us may find ourselves at the centre of so many influences making our choices based on either following the flow or resistance to the same. What choices will I make and what roads will they take me down? Life still remains stranger than I ever imagined.
Do the beings we evoke have existence outside of ourselves or are they representations of the deepest aspects of our being? I believe that the answer is both. The connections that we make internally become gateways to the external entities on which we call. The more connected we become internally, the deeper our connection to the archetypal externals become. In other words, the only way out is in
“To regret one’s own experiences is to arrest one’s own development. To deny one’s own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one’s own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.” ― Oscar Wilde
In the soft places we meet not only our truest selves but those beings who are drawn to us. Whether they come to observe or communicate deep truths, we draw them with our words, our action and our being. They come from within and without. They may drive us mad or to a higher sanity than we have ever known