Sometimes something hits you so quickly it takes a moment to realize what happened. Life is so fleeting, it is over before you know it. It’s as if we are already dead, and it takes our whole life to realize it.
Thus did the devil present to the soul the Vulcan in the Mercury, the power that is in the fiery root of the creature, that is, the fiery wheel of essence or substance, in the form of a serpent. Upon which The Soul said: Behold, this is the power which can do all things — What must I do to get it?
It is as a Chaos, a complexion of great wonders, where all colors, powers, and virtues are contained in this only Chaos, or wonder-eye; which Chaos is God himself – the Being of all beings, who thus manifests himself in particular beings with the eyes of eternity.
December 21st 2018: I produced an intense and definitive trance state after a prolonged period of meditation, exercise, study, and writing. Towards the end of the evening, I had been working on a follow-up to my article Paradigm Shift, and was reading Heisenberg’s Physics and Philosophy with increasing delight. I eventually had some wine and … Continue reading Dormiens Vigila
It's as if one day I woke up into a life that was not mine, with memories that were not mine, with a residue of tendencies and habits that belonged to a a former tenant whose place I now occupied.
Tolkien and Boehme are part of a tradition that illustrates the nature of the world in modes of music, myth, and the identity of the creative process between art and nature.