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Cursed

So I have been doing much research on the aspect of a curse. I did dive into the practice of blood basting or offering up first burns. No, I stuck to the basic etymology and ideology of humans relationship to a curse. It’s very simple. The word originates whenever someone says something against someone else. That’s why scholars have trouble finding the origin of this word and any other meaning that ill, anger intent or situation. What matters most is not a curse but words. I used to laugh at the whole bibles “name is claim it” and “no don’t let the devil hear you!” And now thought I still think this is just one very simple aspect to use fear to deter people from proclaiming any malicious words or disdain expression. So, that’s simple. If a guy in my dorm keeps leaving his wet clothes in the wash and I say “damn it! I hope he get what comin to him!!” You can best believe that is a curse. What if he has a legit reason?! Like slippery finger disease?! Now if I were to say “damn! I hope he gets what he deserves” this isn’t a curse. Because, well, maybe you just sent out energy to assist the doctors in making some super finger healing ointment! This may be what he deserves! My anger release would be nothing more then a charge of negative energy in the room, and probably assist in helping me be bitter about laundry etiquette. This should show that simply naming and claiming doesn’t have quite the impact as one would hope. This is because of intent and often more than anything; wording. The idea of cursing someone or something is a blast or thought out act of distinctly intense energy. “I am so ugh that I’m gonna….!” While declaring “I’m gonna be rich!” To my coven, congregation, or nudist group does quite have to same punch. The receivers of the proclamation are many, where as with curses and blessing at times too!, it is charged to one distinct origin. It’s not going to happen that people will stand in a congregation cursing each other but they would stand and proclaim. And this sends energy into the action to BEGIN manifestations but the rest is a lengthy process of commitment, intent, and drive to work the energy to the cause or outcome. To be rich, you may simply need to work really really hard. As you do this thought the energy would build and help you if you continued to work in such manner.
Now I could imagine a street riot of people strewing streams of curses across the street, or perhaps a fight in the hall, or the abusive husband; but then again we see the intensity of this action, this energy.
I read an article “is it worth to curse” and the author says that if her sister were rape she surely would curse the perp. Because the damage is already done (the worry of curse 1 and you’ll be 3x cursed back doesn’t apply then), it seemed she denoted it a type of retribution. And I agree.
I recently had a friend ask me if I did dark arts or black magic or whatever she said. She asked if I worked with curses. And I said “well I’m sure I’ve been mad enough at someone I’ve probably said something I shouldn’t have. Don’t we all?!” And she said “no real curses what do you think about them” so this encouraged me to research. I think she felt someone had put some random curse on her, but I wanted to ask her if she knew the definition of kharma. An even dharma! I’m of the school that if you do things knowingly hurting others, live life ego lead (which is easy to do aahhhh), or live a life as if people owe you (this often is the relationship with jealousy, selfishness, and feeling rejected: these people love to do things for people but are unaware that the expect something in return and when they don’t get it they feel rejected and this insues drama if they’re unbalance so as they can communicate their expectations), you will attract negativity to you. Doing positive thing attract negative ions to you but because we may be balanced and confident we become merely a conduit of a small displacement of Ionic energy rather than having bad thin happening unusually too often. These negative ions are transformed by spirit, too, to teach us lesson, manifest a dark or light side of us we didn’t know we had, and much more. Ying and yang. If I bask in a bubble of love juice all day long I’d drown in my own lack of need for humanity. But, we are really humans and capable of saying things that have impact, doing things to change lives, and more!
What I learned about curses is simply this: we all do it, it nothing less than saying something in the heat of the moment, and a term used to scare people away from antiChristian studies. Curses and the antithesis of blessings. And that’s about it! If blessing is a good word. There may be a better word!

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So, I have had a flood of artist implosion and what seems to defy me is time! I need to stop making things and just add them to the store 🙂

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He’s wearing the ear cuff! Hahahaha what a blessed little beaver for being my model today! Check out my site! As I work on it more tomorrow, mr, Beaver may make his modeling debut!
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Circle of Witches

Lord and Lady, Thank you for being beside us as we stroll down our path. Remind us that that path is meant to be done at a dead run. The path is made to meander along and explore the joyous wonders of life that are all around us. Help us to see the differences between what is important and what isn’t. Help us to be happy with what we’ve got and not to worry about the things that we don’t have that are not necessities. Help us to obtain all of the necessities, including the necessities of the spirit and of the heart. Blessed Be!

From: Circle of Witches

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As Above

The thing that baffles most people is simple why or reason. We usually can figure out how, or what, or who, but the sparsity of why beckons humans to run to a corner and demand an explanation.  Within the definition of many institutions we can find our corners more narrow or broad respectively,  never the less, humans place themselves in these corners whenever they ask why or desire a reason.  But, is it wrong?!  Surely, there are people who don’t dare as question what is.  They generally “go with the flow” and, often, are a bit dull.  They are what I call “room fillers” because they are important for the energy and essence of human beings as their sheer simplicity and naivety counter acts the luring harps chords of reason.  It is the desire and envy that become the definition of “wrong” or anti-human aspects.  And, I mean these aspects to be of their extremity.  Should naivety be questioned for it’s severity of participation in humanity it is only less disarming because it creates a type of anti-naivety by simply being what is.  Whereas, desire and jealousy in their aspects do create a sort of anti-desire, which is repulsion.  And, it is in the creation of the antithesis of the negative aspects of these human quests that provoke yet another possibly destructive aspect.  This is why reason becomes so delicious, because it can never be tasted even to the point of gluttony or negativity.  We can not know too much because we do not know too little.  It’s in the balance of creating our corners that keep us safe from the reality of how much we really don’t know.  And because of this, we’re often surprised by the dark aspects expressed by others because from our corner of knowledge we attempt to project and expect goodness and light therein.  When a girlfriend leaves for another or a child is abandoned, we stand in our corners and demand or cry out “why?!”.  “Why do you not love me?!” “Why god did you let this child experience this?!”  Most people find reason in a greater good, or higher purpose.  And this is precisely my point, that in knowing we find what we don’t know, or can’t know.  When a solution or institution or reason surface our awareness,  it will simply entertain more of what we don’t know.  Humans that live in the naive contentment of the unknown are not burdened by their inability to satiate any resonating desire or hunger for knowledge.  In their corners, the corners don’t exist or are entirely boxed.  It’s really a matter of knowing that there can not be corners or boxes within reason or the why, and, thus, in their simple existence they’re never panged to seek nourishment because they don’t feel their hunger.  It exists.  It is a natural part of humanity to wonder why and find reason, but I believe we can chose to entertain what we want in our corners or what may stab us in the back later.  The balancing line of the known and unknown, defined by the life and death of awareness, constructs the necessity for institutions, friendships, and hope.  All of which are below.

Not in this picture haha.  No, this is a picture of me wondering why the past never happened, and the future will never come.  I looked at my jewelry and the hole in my back and realized I had been in my own corner with blinders to truth.  But, there’s no excuse because I should have known that the natural order of things would lead the least expected.  Though if I were to have known what would have happened then there wouldn’t be aspect of the need to know.  With necessity, we are full and nothing needs us.

Oh my jewelry is at http://www.facebook.com/thelaltar

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Love Lust

What exactly is love?! Toni Morrison says that it’s one of the most damaging things to human psyche. And I agree. Not because I’m antipathetic, love only presents itself for an immeasurable moment in existence; one I think we are rarely aware of (if it exists at all). And just as this birth of love (not as a feeling or fabric but as a type of energy relative to energy or chemical), it suddenly bursts forth from its beating heart a steady, reaching love lusted hand and limbs as legs, dangling, angled to the direction of self or need. Does humanity by definition then disempower love?! Can we even name a thing we say exists?! Isn’t claiming to have such love in itself counter intuitive to what love is: selfless. I don’t mind defining what energies or chemicals (whatever you wanna call them) as love or light. But, I warn with a wary heart full of limbs to remember that it is often love that is the catalyst to war. Define the war in which ever way best. But you can not have the blessedness of this most sanctified positivity to be experienced, within this human form (as much we know) with out expecting some sort of antithetical resonation to, or possibly from, self or psyche. Ah, to strike a balance with how we love others and how we love ourselves! I’m going to chew on that with these moist, hungry lips that say these words: I love you.

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Altar States

I wanted to share my llamas altar. We had a wonderful time working with fire and bread though an unfortunate event during archery. The tip on the arrow broke. I felt it symbolic of all things that reach a pentacle. The tip breaks. Do you discard the stick or turn it into a wand!
Now to begin the falltivities! We will be working through “Circle Round” by Starhawk, Baker, and Hill, as a curriculum for “religion class” and “Celebrating the Great Mother” Johnson and Shaw. Though we practice daily earth living, I believe and educated child is open minded child less likely to be surprised by differences and prone to harsh or even light judgements that are unnecessary. The phrase “knowledge is power” is an understatement. We should assume knowledge is intent, feeling, and action then we have knowledge as power. Llamas with my family encouraged the methodology of the god energy to find its way into my expressions and in this manner we will examine paganism as an institution. Ha! Yes, I see the irony there. For parents seeking pagan homeschooling advice and practicum, gather “Pagan Homeschooling” by Kirstin Madden. Though a lot of suggestions are out dated (website shut down for example), she offers a guide to find the material by giving examples to squish into the search engine of your dreams! This book is simple and helpful! Thank you god for your seed of thought and firey passion to proceed though, myself, with the feet of Athena! May we be always in love.

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Chamber Series and Crafts

So I have begun the next batch of chamber series pieces and began to wonder what people use them for! I myself love the idea of carrying around charged herbs or a tiny pebble or even a whisper. But, I’m wondering when alternative jewelry will become more variable and trendy! I’m trying to make alternative and slightly religious jewelry with more fashion awareness implied, but I also like the beauty in the antiquated satchel or medicine bag! So it’s time to get back to work. I think if we had a way to carry around our beliefs we could raise energy and hope via trendy transportation. And we all know that incorporating spirituality in day to day life makes us all more happier, connected people! What we put on our bodies matter: so a spritz of parfumerie or a dab of jasmine oil, charged with hope in on a petal in a chamber! No more shoving it in your pocket hoping your craft doesn’t get squished and energy dismembered, rather something proudly displayed and visually appealing. Good looking and good feeling that is my hope!

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Familiars

I blessed my dear familiar, and we have allotted this day to her being. Our dear pit bill daisy continues to be a second skin to our home, thoughts, and lives. She moves when we move, loves when we love, mourns when we mourn. And most of all, keeps us safe both physically and spiritually in her sheer connection of life bond.
The moon in taurus we lit a brown candle and held things in her honor, stones we chose and messaged her with them. We said “bless our familiar, pet, loved one, god and goddess. May no harm come her way and honor her for being here everyday. So mote it be” and we put the stones on the altar, poured love into her and then left the circle to let the candle burn on her honor for 15 minutes!


Tarot today

10 of cups, I embrace the fullness of my emotional day on the swan laced in ivy preparing for the change to come.

I tossed a crystal charged with change and my fears into the wild lake last night as the wind viciously licked my face and smoke from the fire filled my senses. It was a beautiful night. In the dark blind twinkling clouds, she stood on the lake blessing me with purpose and wonder. Dark hair tumbling down tasting the waning moon lit waves. I couldn’t see the moon in the shade of the night, but it was there as was she. With me always, I believe I’m blessed and the spirit is there for community if we so open our hearts to the essence of our fragile,beautiful earth.

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Chamber Series!

Check out my stuff headed to store! Will be in etsy soon! Check out Altar L if you like!
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Responsible Craft

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One thing I find seeping into my pores after the sweat has been issued from labor is the dull sting of responsibility or consequence of work. Not all labor is beneficial. One thing I have learned during my 10 years of spiritual study is to validate beliefs and actions not in response to critical demand but in consequence to that which is least popular. In other words, of everyone is buying a Honda for good gas mileage should I buy a Honda considering only the popular aspects or really analyze the reality of its purchase: if I buy the Honda because I don’t have a car I will actually be spending more to get about as successfully as I am now. When doing energy work accessing I like to adequately consider the following:

1) Is this something that I need?
Making jewelry craft or spiritual craft, I ask myself if what I’m producing is truly something that will benefit or assist in my life or others. If I’m doing something that I could be doing on my own with our craft work or of I make a necklace I’ll never share or wear its consequence eventually will be affecting. Over the years I felt obligated to attend meetings or light a candle just because others were, not because I needed to.

2) Do I have the time? A lot of things we commit ourselves to generally cause more harm than good. We make promises and run out of time to keep them. We set things up to never pay them any mind. Books sit stiff spined. And all the while being spread thin, we are hurting others and ourselves. If you don’t have the time to take responsibility for an action do not do it.

3) Will this be in harmony? I believe in equal relationship with positive and negative relationship. Meaning that in an action there will be an amount of good and an amount of seeming bad. Both are necessary and both are consequential. If something seems overly, abundantly good then chances are somewhere somehow to balance the energy the negative will be absorbed. So, do we just live dull unpassionate lives?! I am disinclined to! Rather, I beg myself to be willing to absorb the positive and negative affects of my action. And though this may not always be possible, we really have to ask ourselves is the milk ever really for free?! No. Someone is always effected in some way. Balance is what I encourage. Consider the emotional and physical excretions of the action and the victims of its blessing or curse.

Considering the above may help us think twice before delving into and activity or craft. Not all things are what they seem in broad daylight. The darkness holds the heart of many truths and balance is necessary. Being able to weigh our actions against the natural structure of things evokes maturity and learning! May the weight rest in blessedness!