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Quote of the Day – November 18, 2012

“The man who comes back through the Door in the Wall will never be quite the same as the man who went out. He will be wiser but less sure, happier but less self-satisfied, humbler in acknowledging his ignorance yet better equipped to understand the relationship of words to things, of systematic reasoning to the unfathomable mystery which it tries, forever vainly, to comprehend”
― Aldous Huxley

How many people wish to learn to grow, to advance or at least be different than they are now. Tho it would benefit us to realize that such a transformation would require and bequest change and growth by its very nature. Still if we are open to the universe and let everything flow through us we can find wonders, doorways either through experience or other people that will bring us to the next step in our journey.
Blessings, G

 

 

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Gateway Mandala by G A Rosenberg

Eyeer by G A Rosenberg

Quotes of the Day – June 10 2012

“What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.”
― T.S. Eliot

 

“Healing for me is being able to sit next to the butcher and say ‘Yes, I’m sitting next to the butcher now,’ instead of saying ‘there is no butcher’.” 
― Tori Amos

 

 

Two very different quotes from T. S. Eliot and Tori Amos feels very appropriate to my evening. Mr. Eliot’s quote speaks of endings and beginnings and their interrelationship. After all every moment is the ending out our lives up to now and the beginning of what is to come.  As I have stated elsewhere I love crossroads and the thought that NOW is ever a crossroads becomes comforting to me. Always a new doorway beckons and the new universe next door is within reach. But then to bring in probably my third cliche in one paragraph (I don’t mind repeating cliches, most of them would not have become so without containing a modicum of wisdom) I get reminded that in order to truly begin anew I have to leave something behind.

Tori’s quote speaks of healing and naming our wounds for what they are. Acknowledging the butcher or the insecurities that keep us frozen in old patterns unable to move. Naming my wounds brings me one step closer to moving on. Mine of the evening are insecurity and lassitude. I need to give both up to go through the crossroads and find what I will.
Blessings, G

 

Play your cards right
she said
as she rode upon the wheel
and you may know

 

you spread them out before youfailing to see
the irony
of asking an outsider for insight…

 

 

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Karma by G A Rosenberg

Psyche by G A Rosenberg

Quotes of the Day – September 21 2011

“Every doorway, every intersection has a story. “

      –Katherine Dunn

“[T]he essential of all magical work: the uniting of the microcosm with the macrocosm. “

   –Aleister Crowley

Every doorway a crosroads
and every moment a doorway
we step through from now to now
Every crossroad leaves its mark”
–GA Rosenberg

 

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Doorways in Strange Skies by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – September 13 2011 — Doorways

“A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”

                     — James Joyce

Doors opening
not only before me
but in my art
Where will they take me?
Can I just look
or shall i step through
knowing that the very experience
of passing through
will mean changes
for every portal leaves its mark
on my existence
and yet the very act of walking past
will also leave me marked…
Still every door opens before us for a reason
We manifest doorways because we
need that exposure
At every crossroads
we test our being
–GAR

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Portal Mandala by G A Rosenberg
Portal Mandala 2 by G A Rosenberg
Portal Mandala 3 by G A Rosenberg