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Love and War. Self or Ish?

Eleven Things Every Witch Should Know.

so I’ve been reblogging a lot, because I’ve been learning a lot! I hope! But one thing is at the top of the bundle I’ve collected: love. And the fact you can not have love with out war.  And its this idea that gives humans the excuse to do horrid things, and, thus, the acts validate the statement. Not that I’m a saint, but not matter how I despise my husband, boyfriend, lover whatever there is an integral part of my soul that can not rape him with him my words; not to his face or to any others faces. The idea that a person could depreciate the value of another is beyond me because simply we are all connected. And by detrimental gossip,  these curses upon the path of our loved one is the very thing validates “war”.  Not that a liar is responsible for an abuser, but the ramifications of negative acts themselves melt into a pot of bubbling fury, into the collective. I for one try to balance my ying and yang. That is to befriend my shadow side and realize and work on that which is the “war” in me, rather than splatter myself in love light and unleash the stifled self on others.  This “love” and “war” could simply remain internal and introspective instead of violent reactions and loss of loved ones and slinging curses to those we feel justifiably harmed by the unsheathed self wielding a lance across the parking because for the millionth time our friend has called to cancel shopping plans. Maybe its the lance that made her pop a u turn?! Lol either way, if love and war were more internally handled with confidence and maturity, confidence and self love; we would need less love from other and therefore less war!!


The Spiral Web

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Life Art

“The Aesthetic Movement argued that art was not supposed to be utilitarian or useful in any practical sense. Instead, aesthetic experience is a fully autonomous and independent aspect of a human life. Thus, art should exist solely for its own sake” This was back post impressionism, pre-realism in thought.

Now after early 2000 revisit of traditional, simplistic art forms such as aesthetic for a

esthetics sake, “The aesthetic movement prompted Americans to make the mental leap that beautiful surroundings, in and of themselves, would elevate the soul. This, women, who shouldered primary responsibility for domestic life, enlisted aesthetic forces as they shaped their houses, thereby shaping their families and the entire society. Creating a beautiful home was a moral act. (Bonding with a type of utilitarianism) aesthetic came to symbolize connections between the sun, fire, and warmth – both physical and metaphorical”
– Karen Zukowski, “The Artistic Hearth: The Fireplace in the American Aesthetic Movement,” March 2008 issue of The Magazine AntiquesBeauty for beauty sake, in vain, has moved to collective consciousness creating and responding. Calls of the internal designs to express practical, functional art that transcend just looking pretty are being answered creatively. We find connections, actions, and depth in spirit, expression and other art forms like literature. Gone are the days of limiting, pretty art and welcomed are the bonding of humans, in love, through holistic needs calling for a response and answered through creativity and art for art! We are ALL art.
I’m thinking the age of technology brought us an overwhelming amount of artistic information that we couldn’t quite sift through, so instead we bonded together based on need and responded.  We don’t really NEED Shakespeare, nor do you have to be like him to be a writer!  What an interesting era full of appreciation for the working woman and man and earth!
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for a great example!