Tag Archives: self-determination

No Path But My Own

 

“To go wrong in one’s own way is better then to go right in someone else’s.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

 

This belief that we know better for anyone but ourselves is a pestilence, a means of control and manipulation that can strangle the will and crush the spirit from any.Equally foul is the conceit that others know better our needs than ourselves for that is the way to sheepdom. It’s better to learn from all without absolutes enjoying the contradictions that arise and holding the paradoxes while listening to that spirit and will within us and trust to its guidance. Thru uncomfortable paradox we learn more than any teacher could show us. Yes by choosing my path I’ll screw up but I’ll do it magnificently. My life has always been a series of falls and rises and will continue to do so. Our mistakes can be great teachers as well. For ultimately each person’s way is unique and the most anyone can show is their own path which may illuminate our own but never determine it.
Blessings, G

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After A Fall Something ArisesAfter the Fall Something Arises by G A Rosenberg

 

Showing off how the cards look with borders on:
 

Wands-Queen (FB)

The Hermit (FB)
Swords-Two (FB)

 

The Play’s the Thing…

 

“You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.”
― Alan Wilson Watts

 

The stage is set. The universe manifests itself as settings and props. Then it imagines characters that will interact with the props and each other. Each of these people is a unique aspect of the universe as it seldom sees much point in duplicating itself. After all there is an infinite palette to chose from and both all time and no-time in which to play it all out. The characters take on a life of their own as well-created characters are wont to do. Who knows, perhaps some of them may even break out of their pre-designed scripts going places well beyond its spec. This has happened before and the universe delights in it feeling the recursive thrill of co-creation. Others will not, at least not at this point in the universal show yet given infinite no-time there is always the hope that they too may do something unexpected. The play is always in progress…. and roll tape…
Blessings G

 

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Inner World ExplorationInner World Exploration by G A Rosenberg

 

Inside the NetInside the Net by G A Rosenberg