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The Gift of the Wizard


“Oz never did give nothing to the tin man that he didn’t didn’t already have”
― America


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.
Blessings, G


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Her Laughter Like The NightHer Laughter Like the Night by G A Rosenberg


Outside in a Far Off LandOutside in a Far Off Land by G A Rosenberg



“What should I possibly have to tell you, oh venerable one? Perhaps that you’re searching far too much? That in all that searching, you don’t find the time for finding?”
― Hermann Hesse


It’s so romantic to imagine ourselves on a quest and so many things to quest for. We quest for love. We quest for truth. We quest for power. We quest for understanding. We might follow clues around like Hansel and Gretel following breadcrumbs until the trail comes to an end. We feel ourselves ennobled on the quest as if we are doing something important. Yet we abandon possible friends because we feel they don’t understand the importance of our undertaking. Perhaps one of these friends may have become something more but “sorry my dear I quest for love”. We abandon insights because they are not big enough or strong enough to match the Truth we seek. We surrender partial understanding or discard it because it is not the whole thing. We miss that partials can grow. While it is true that there is always more to find, why do we so often miss the gifts along the way?
Blessings, G


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Star ChambersStar Chambers by G A Rosenberg


Smokey Psychedlia2Smokey Psychedelia by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – November 19 2012

“Funny how “question” contains the word “quest” inside it, as though any small question asked is a journey through briars.”
― Catherynne M. Valente, Under in the Mere


I can see the quest that comes from asking who I am? What I want or what my dream is can lead to amazing transformational journeys that bring new quests in their answering. Yet what about the so called simple questions? What am I hungry for? What is 2+ 2? Did I remember to feed the dog? What journey can these questions embark us on if we are open to them. More and more I find myself open to adventure. More and more I fin just how much there is out there just by being open to life.
Blessings, G


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A Quiet Moment by G A Rosenberg


Building Stars by G A Rosenberg