“Oz never did give nothing to the tin man that he didn’t didn’t already have”
So these four seekers go on a quest so that the wizard will give them that which they have been seeking. We all know the story. They succeed and they receive their gifts only to find out that the wizard was a well meaning charlatan. Was he though? The scarecrow’s brains work well and the tin man is feeling things at a deeper level. Dorothy went home and the Lion stopped hiding from his own shadow. So therefore the wizard’s gifts were powerful indeed. The magic of the wizard is the power of allowing someone to realize and use the gifts that were already theirs. That is powerful stuff indeed. We are all so much more powerful than we realize with gifts we have yet to explore. Maybe it’s time to go off and see the wonderful Wizard inside of you. Beware of witches who tell you that you can never succeed. Tho don’t fear them. They melt away easily enough. Just add water and will.
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Her Laughter Like the Night by G A Rosenberg
Outside in a Far Off Land by G A Rosenberg
“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe ”
— Marilyn Vos Savant
How much of your knowledge do you own? By owning of course i mean the same as Robert Heinlein meant by the term ‘Groking’ in his book Stranger in a Strange Land Do we espouse lines of thought merely rented…they sound good so we present them as conviction but we have yet to gain true understanding? Quite often I see people, including myself at times espousing and identifying with viewpoints they don’t fully Grok (own). When challenged, rather than being willing to look at another viewpoint which at the least will enable them to understand their own better they fight tooth and nail to avoid that critical thought.
Many people believe that everyone has their truth and that they are all equal. Is there a difference tho between true understanding and beliefs that we espose because they feel good to us?
Just a few questions rolling through my mind these days.
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Rise of the Indigo by G A Rosenberg
The Universe Lies Within