The Floods & the Dog Star

 

The Flooding at this time of the year is Ancient and is described by the ancient Egyptians

From the Eclipse post I did at the start of the Dog Days

https://ritualdiary.com/2017/08/05/we-are-waist-deep/

In the Dog days of Summer comes the Flooding of the River

Full of Crocodiles

When the Evil rises and the plagues spread

The swarms of Locusts come

Like Manticores to devour

The Hearts of Mankind

This is the influence of Sirius the Dog Star”

 

In the Dog days come the floods:

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/30/mumbai-paralysed-by-floods-as-india-and-region-hit-by-worst-monsoon-rains-in-years

http://abcnews.go.com/US/epic-catastrophic-flooding-devastates-houston-rainfall-forecast/story?id=49462873

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41094872

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/08/sudan-floods-villages-submerged-death-toll-rises-160814185828482.html

http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/sudan-warns-of-floods-as-nile-water-level-surges-20170821

http://floodlist.com/africa/how-can-sierra-leone-learn-from-mudslide-to-avert-future-deaths

 

In the Sign of Cancer, which is ruled by the moon and the tides,  the Dog Star sits and rises at this time of year causing the Rivers to swell.

Follow the path of the Ancients

come into history, perspective, Natural cycles.

Feel the Earth as she moves and has moved and will move through time long after we are gone,

shall the floods continue in this cycle forever?

Has it always been so?

Shall it be again?

 

 

 

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Eclipse Fairy Ring Throat Projection Reflection Conjunction Sickle

 

SO I was outside walking around soaking up the eclipse and I decided to take some pics with it,

and I took a picture and noticed there was something at my throat, and when I zoomed in it was a perfect reflection of the eclipse as a bounce back from my phone!!!

 

And then I looked down at where I had stoped and I was in a PERFECT MUSHROOM FAIRY RING!!

 

 

Zoom in on my Throat!!!

 

Eclipse Magic! 🙂

Thank you Nature!!!

plus then I was like omg its like my drawing with a sickle on my neck!!

xo

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Death of the White Witch for the Love of Color. An Eclipse Sacrifice

I will no longer be using the title,

White Witch

When I first came upon this name, My friend yelled it to me as I was running down the street wearing all white clothing with my other friend who was wearing all black.  He said “Look a the White Witch and the Raven!”  We were all drunk leaving a bar in the late evening.

The name stuck.

I really enjoyed it and loved the pagan roots of it, that matched my personal practices and spirituality.  To me it stood for a Witch who did magic for the purposes of healing, and that was my connotation with the name and why I chose it.  I am no saint and certainly have many mistakes under my belt so that name has never been about purity to me.  I also liked it because the initials were the same as Wonder Woman, a personal hero of mine.  For me it stood for empowerment.

But it was brought to my attention recently there are certain racial implications in the title in terms of a value system of white being good and black being evil, regardless of my personal intentions with it.  This is a duality system I do not wish to participate in, or encourage if even subconsciously through implication or perception.  Out of respect for this, and for the damage these mistaken values cause  I am changing my title in the hopes to feed change on larger levels.  Value systems of White and Black are all garbage that have had devastating repercussions on the communities of people of color and women.  This is not empowering for everyone, and so is not TRUE.

 

I am SO WHITE. Literally a poster child for whiteness. I am practically see through, you can see my veins. There is no doubt that I am a white woman. Ms. Whitey Whiterson.   I am not lost to the Hubris of pride it takes me to have any conversation on the topic of race at all, and I certainly am no one to speak on its hugely devastating toll in any intelligent or authoritative manner, or think I have any right to even offer any gesture of intention, thoughts or prayers.    As a white woman, I have a responsibility to people who are oppressed due to ignorance to assist and change the ignorant attitudes that are feeding this oppression starting with myself.  Intention thoughts and prayers are my work and the dimension I operate in on a daily basis.  I have worked hard to do magic in my professional life as a witch to educate against ignorant attitudes (even though I carry many myself) .  Many of my clients and community are people who have faced oppression.  This work of mine is mainly because my personal spirituality and thinking is constantly attacked (I am honestly stating my motivation, not justifying it as worthy) .  My personal connection to the battles of oppressive thought forms are selfish at heart.   But as a result of my selfish heart, I have learned what larger oppression means through listening and seeking. My desire to learn why people oppress educated me on how small my oppression is compared to generationally oppressed people and turn this passion outward.  If I can use my selfish passions to help others, maybe it is useful.  Its time to shed a lot of dead weight belief systems that are keeping everyone from advancing for the betterment of all, and give support through action to people suffering directly from someone else’s misunderstanding of their inherent worth and liberty by respecting rights through consideration.

 

I know I have many things that exist with the name White Witch that can’t be altered now, including my recent Tarot Project,

I hope it is not too late to change from here on out.

 

I am leaving the White Witch  behind on this August Eclipse across America, from sea to shining sea in a symbolic ritual action

and giving it over in sacrifice

Not in a self righteous manner,

but because my self is what I possess

for what that may offer.

My wish and intention with the slaying of the White Witch and her discard is that the Racism/Hate issues in America (and around the Earth) facing ALL people of color may get the Justice, Support and Enforcement from the Laws of Governments and the civilian inhabitants that are so desperately needed and long overdue.

May  power accrued by WHITE WITCH now be dispersed to those in need of it directly on personal and national levels by those with resources and power to do so.

There are a lot of changes that need happen all the way up and all the way down.

In the new times we are all facing, the more we can focus on evolving dualistic separative thoughts and systems while retaining individuals and cultures, the faster we will all evolve into higher potential together. Acknowledgement, Reparations and Justice must be given to those who are oppressed from Liberty.  Preservation of an understanding that all humans have liberty regardless of your thoughts and feelings must be taught to everyone to end Domination of groups and races by so called righteous reasons.

Education on Delusional power trips is vital because it is real and is eating many of our dearly beloved on a daily basis.  We should admit that Human beings have a tendency to trip out on each other and go Lord of the Flies as a result.  This is an aspect of the human mind that lives in all of us like a parasite.  It is no small argument that predominantly WHITE PEOPLE have this paranoid greedy selfish capacity and the power and resources to exert it through force upon everyone else it seems if we are to measure and weigh.  But the capacity is an actual “thing” (entity) that has been examined deeply in the esoteric mystery teachings

Hatred towards each other has been around for a minute and wars and disagreements, genocides and murder are nothing new under the sun extending throughout the globe and history.  Human Contempt is for reals.  We don’t need to keep doing this to each other though, through raising awareness of this existing thought pattern we face as a result of our biological ancestry:

Those who do not seek release from the bondage of the instinctive drives by the road of inner development remain the slaves of their own passionate desirousness or suffer the sterility resulting from its ruthless repression. In any time of crisis these persons have no power to curb their own barbaric reactions. 
M.E. Harding —Psychic Energy

we can super-cede it through conscious choice, effort training and correction.  But we CANT do this if we are ignorant towards it.  And the the people who are falling victim to its strangle hold, are absolutely not aware of it.  They are not aware of it and then they just ruin everything for everyone else because they don’t understand why its not ok to devalue another human .  We must condemn and give justice to all of the outrageous criminals to human rights, understandably.  We also have to realize what is happening on more universal levels so that we can end it and change individuals and groups making these choices that harm people.

We need to understand it so we can see when we are doing it, and when others are doing it and end it through change.

 

For me, the choices I am making for change in long term structural senses, are to increase education regarding consciousness, philosophy, humanitarian and spirituality studies that we may raise the conscious awareness of human beings up to stop the hate attacks from occurring at all through greater understanding.   There are ancient practices and teachings that can connect human beings to each other through a matrix of  strange ties that bind us all.  I experienced these teachings directly through Kelvin Dewolfe and I support his systems and voice as a relevant mechanism for shifting individual awareness of ourselves and each other into a more natural and Human state of being. I am dedicated to promoting these concepts as remedy to poison and for wellness.  People have a right to connect to the ancient mysteries because within the perennial philosophies exists a connection to larger truth and the ability to become a sovereign mind capable of discernment and moral action, instead of the current expression of impulse driven defensive destruction.

When Humans can be so deceived by hate that they may still place belief in Racist and dehumanizing  attitudes, there is a need to change this entire way of thinking on a deep, deep level and understand it at its root.

I learned lessons on some of these roots through research for a lecture I was giving on Fenrir, the wolf of the Norse apocalypse story.

Of course this coming through the Viking stories being extraordinarily ironic due to the Norse sagas relationship to the entirety of the neo-pride movements and the use of the ancient runes and symbols from this mythology and culture.  Perhaps within it the stolen sacred we can find the cure for these attitudes which unduly have usurped its corpse.

The talk was given as part of Feral House publishings Lupercalia festival, and my focus was on how the story of Ragnarok is actually advise for how to put an end to wanton violence through personal sacrifice or an aspect of identity or personal pride for the greater good instead of using pride for great destruction.

I discovered the word wolf used to describe Fenrir:

Etymology[edit]

In Old Norse, vargr is derived from the reconstructed Proto-Germanic *wargaz, ultimately derived from the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European (PIE) root *werg̑ʰ- “destroy”. In Beowulf, Grendel’s mother is described (line 1514) as a grund-wyrgen,[1] which may be translated as “cursed creature of the depths”, “bottom-dwelling monster” etc.

vargr (compare modern Swedish varg “wolf”) has arisen as a noa-word for úlfr, the normal Old Norse term for “gray wolf” which is related to similar words in other Indo-European languages and is derived derived from the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European noun *wĺ̥kʷos (“wolf”) and, probably also, the PIE adjective *wl̥kʷós “dangerous”. These words comprise Proto-Tocharian *wä́lkʷë, Proto-Italic *lukʷos, Proto-Balto-Slavic *wilkas, Old Albanian ulk, Greek *lýkos, Proto-Iranian *verk Sanskrit vṛka, Avestan vehrka, Mazandarani varg, Zazaki verg, Old Persian varka- and Persian gorg, among others, all meaning “wolf”.

 

What is that lamp

which lights up men,

but flame engulfs it,

and wargs grasp after it always.

 

In the story, Fenrir the wantonly violent wolf of destruction and hubristic pride must be stopped or everything will get eaten by it.  In many stories he is related to Lucifer, and the concept of pride as a sin because it disregards the well being of others in order to justify the self.  In the saga, Fenrir is stopped through aquiring some golden rope, which is bound around him a little bit like Wonder woman’s golden lasso. This mirrors the story of the binding of lucifer when he is thrown into the pit of abaddon.

It is a bondage of our violent animal nature that carries with it mortality and chaos.

In the Norse depiction, even though Fenrir is bound and punished for his actions, there is a limit to being able to destroy the destroyer/  Because even the wolf deserves to live they cant kill it entirely and they must give it respect and food.

 

To offer this food to the dark wolf, the Hero Tyr (also ODIN) gives his own hand to it to feed it

 

 

 

Tyr the warrior is the only one willing to make the self sacrifice for the honor of the gods by feeding their shame (their animal nature)  through this action of the sacrifice of an aspect of self (the hand) the wild beast of our egoic pride is satisfied and used to help the betterment of all.

“This manne can litle skyl … to saue himself harmlesse from the perilous accidentes of this world, keping ye wulf from the doore (as they cal it). [“The Institution of a Gentleman,” 1555]  ”

The fettered beast was then transported to some suitably lonely and desolate place. The chain was tied to a boulder and a sword was placed in the wolf’s jaws to hold them open. As he howled wildly and ceaselessly, a foamy river called “Expectation” (Old Norse Ván) flowed from his drooling mouth. And there, in that sordid state, he remained – until Ragnarok.[1][2][3]

 

Fenrir (and also Lucifer)  is like a hunger in us that wants acknowledgement recognition and to be righteous.

and this is why people fall for things like Racism.

It is the underlying factor, the root.

The Hubris.

The reason I have chosen “Witch of the Dawn” (www.witchofthedawn.com) to replace “White Witch” is that it is the dawn (or realization) that is the golden rope that contains the hubris of Fenrir.  In some versions of the story, it is not ODIN, but rather a woman who makes the sacrifice to the wolf.  this woman is the Goddess of the Dawn, also known by some to be Augostina, Aurora, or Ozymandias.

Álfröðull (Old Norseelf-beam”,[1] “elf-disc”[2] or “elf-glory, elf-heaven”[3]) is a term and common kenning in Norse mythology. It is ambiguous, referring both to the sun-chariot of the sun goddess Sól (for example, Alfröðull is said to shine in Skírnismál, verse 4[4]) and to the rider (Sól herself). Álfröðull is pulled by two horses, Árvakr and Alsviðr. The chariot is pursued by the wolf Sköll. According to Norse mythology, prior to Ragnarök, Álfröðull will give birth to a daughter and after she is eaten by the wolf, the daughter will take her place.

 

“A daughter shall Alfrodull bear, ere Fenrir shall have swallowed her. The maid shall ride, when the powers die, on her mother’s course.”[6]

Snorri Sturluson cites this passage in his account of Ragnarök in the Gylfaginning section of his Prose Edda.[7]

 

This dawn goddess, parthenogenically reproduces and forms a golden circle around the darkness (the path of the earth around the sun) containing it for all in sacrificial dedication.  She gives her own body as food to it, while constantly replacing herself, much like a mother would give milk to her infant.

 

I dedicate this ritualistic action to sacrificially bind my own Hubris and pride, which is all in this world I have righteous control over and hopefully through this enable liberation of others.  For who really do I have the right to place into bondage, or perform a binding spell upon other than myself?  Who is righteous to judge the hubris of another when the wolf is growling inside our bellies one and all.  Can we put a binding spell upon another when we ourselves have darkness within us to tend?  I hope to kill my own pride and increase humility to humanity at the dawn of every day.  My focus goes to Justice not to punishment as I see fit, for I am certainly confused.

 

 

Responsibility is for everyone when it comes to humanity.  Put a limit on your punishments of others while working towards justice and liberty for all, including yourself.

Action taken in confusion and chaos leads to destruction. There must be placed limitations and boundaries on violence lest it become wanton and possess the bodies of all with no ruler.

The golden rule is the rule that binds chaos and through the golden mean are we freed from its grasp. Pattern seen through discernment of mind and spirit and body show us the golden binding rope to tread upon the back of ever changing chaos through what does not change and is eternal. As a pole star in the sky that all others rotate around give yourself a value and return to it again and again in service of the greater good.

 

 

foe (n.) 
Old English gefea, gefa “foe, enemy, adversary in a blood feud” (the prefix denotes “mutuality”), from adjective fah “at feud, hostile,” also “guilty, criminal,” from Proto-Germanic *faihaz (cognates: Old High German fehan “to hate,” Gothic faih “deception”), probably from PIE root *peig- (2) “evil-minded, treacherous, hostile” (cognates: Sanskrit pisunah “malicious,” picacah “demon;” Greek pikros “bitter;” Latin piget “it irks, troubles, displeases,” piger “reluctant, lazy;” Lithuanian piktas “wicked, angry,” pekti “to blame”). Weaker sense of “adversary” is first recorded c. 1600.
fiend (n.) 
Old English feond “enemy, foe, adversary,” originally present participle of feogan “to hate,” from Proto-Germanic *fijand- “hating, hostile” (cognates: Old Frisian fiand “enemy,” Old Saxon fiond, Middle Dutch viant, Dutch vijand “enemy,” Old Norse fjandi, Old High German fiant, Gothic fijands), from suffixed form of PIE root *pe(i)- “to hurt” (cognates: Sanskrit pijati “reviles, scorns,” Greek pema “suffering, misery, woe,” Gothic faian “to blame,” and possibly Latin pati “to suffer, endure”). According to Watkins, not allied to foe and feud (n.).
As spelling suggests, the word originally was the opposite of friend and described any hostile enemy (male and female, with abstract noun form feondscipe “fiendship”), but it began to be used in late Old English for “the Devil, Satan” (literally “adversary”) as the “enemy of mankind,” which shifted its sense to “diabolical person” (early 13c.). The old sense of the word devolved to foe, then to the imported word enemy.

 

“In ancient Athens, hubris was defined as the use of violence to shame the victim (this sense of hubris could also characterize rape[6]). Aristotle defined hubris as shaming the victim, not because of anything that happened to the committer or might happen to the committer, but merely for that committer’s own gratification:

to cause shame to the victim, not in order that anything may happen to you, nor because anything has happened to you, but merely for your own gratification. Hubris is not the requital of past injuries; this is revenge. As for the pleasure in hubris, its cause is this: naive men think that by ill-treating others they make their own superiority the greater.[7][not in citation given][8][9]

Crucial to this definition are the ancient Greek concepts of honour (τιμή, timē) and shame (αἰδώς, aidōs). The concept of honour included not only the exaltation of the one receiving honour, but also the shaming of the one overcome by the act of hubris. This concept of honour is akin to a zero-sum game. Rush Rehm simplifies this definition of hubris to the contemporary concept of “insolence, contempt, and excessive violence”.[citation needed]””

 

 

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We Are Waist Deep

You have to drop weight now or you will sink into the mud.

What are you clinging to?

The flood waters have risen again,

They are waist deep now

Can you feel it?

Shiver and shake and tremble

We are in the bowels of Hell now

For that is where your instinct lives

Like a DNA cave creature

All your ancestors

Your guts are talking

Listen to them

Look at the BELLY OF THE BEAST

the two snakes are fighting

embroiled in conflict

but this is what makes them ascend

Make adjustments now

Change things now

Drop dead weight

 

Your little balloon still has far to rise

 

In the Dog days of Summer comes the Flooding of the River

Full of Crocodiles

When the Evil rises and the plagues spread

The swarms of Locusts come

Like Manticores to devour

The Hearts of Mankind

This is the influence of Sirius the Dog Star

The Eclipses are bringing changes

To what you have not changed

Meet them with acceptance and patient effort

One Step at a time

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The Hide that Binds : The Golden Skin

Got cluster synchronicity download regarding GOLDEN SKIN

So,

Kept getting stuff about the SKIN removed from something, or like taking off the skin.

I gave a present of a comic book, Black Hole by Charles Burns and on the cover was a skin off of a body:

and there was a pause on it.

Well, then I Ching keeps giving me Hexagram 49 which is literally like the skin of an animal, also like skin shedding like a snake shedding its skin but also like to TAN an animal skin or HIDE, and it kept having the word hide in there haha and hide and skin

https://www.yijing.nl/i_ching/hex_49-64/hex_e_49.htm

Cast off what is obsolete or wrong, or not right for the coming times. Take away a skin or other outside that hinders life. Not all skins can grow, the ones who cannot have to be renewed when the time has come.
It has to be done at the right time, when the old is on the point of breaking, and the new has the possibility to grow. Like the snake sheds his skin at the exact right moment. Sì-day is the day of the snake, the best possible day for skinning.  

 

I had just given a lecture on ECOLOGY, and had looked up its etymological meaning:

ecology (n.) Look up ecology at Dictionary.com1873, oecology, “branch of science dealing with the relationship of living things to their environments,” coined in German by German zoologist Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) as Ökologie, from Greek oikos “house, dwelling place, habitation” (see villa) + -logia “study of” (see -logy). In use with reference to anti-pollution activities from 1960s.

and it was from home, (a house covers heaven’s view) also domestic dominate which is the DOME like covering yourself with a dome, or something that Covers, conceals or hides which also what heaven and hell mean.

heaven (n.) Look up heaven at Dictionary.comOld English heofon “home of God,” earlier “the visible sky, firmament,” probably from Proto-Germanic *hibin-, dissimilated from *himin- (cognates Low German heben, Old Norse himinn, Gothic himins, Old Frisian himul, Dutch hemel, German Himmel “heaven, sky”), which is of uncertain origin. Perhaps literally “a covering,” from a PIE root *kem- “to cover” (also proposed as the source of chemise)

hell (n.) Look up hell at Dictionary.comalso Hell, Old English helhelle, “nether world, abode of the dead, infernal regions, place of torment for the wicked after death,” from Proto-Germanic *haljo “the underworld” (source also of Old Frisian helle, Old Saxon hellia, Dutch hel, Old Norse hel, German Hölle, Gothic halja “hell”). Literally “concealed place” (compare Old Norse hellir “cave, cavern”), from PIE root *kel- (1) “to cover, conceal, save.”

Interestingly enough, this also is what Apocalypse means:

apocalypse (n.) Look up apocalypse at Dictionary.comlate 14c., “revelation, disclosure,” from Church Latin apocalypsis “revelation,” from Greek apokalyptein “uncover, disclose, reveal,” from apo “off, away from” (see apo-) + kalyptein “to cover, conceal,” from PIE root *kel- (1) “to cover, conceal, save.” The Christian end-of-the-world story is part of the revelation in John of Patmos’ book “Apokalypsis” (a title rendered into English as pocalipsis c. 1050, “Apocalypse” c. 1230, and “Revelations” by Wyclif c. 1380).

 

These words all seem to come from the root KEL:

*kel- (1) Look up *kel- (1) at Dictionary.comProto-Indo-European root meaning “to cover, conceal, save.”   It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Sanskrit cala “hut, house, hall;” Greek kalia “hut, nest,” kalyptein “to cover,” koleonkoleos “sheath,” kelyphos “shell, husk;” Latin cella “small room, store room, hut,” celare “to hide, conceal,” clam “secret,” clepere “to steal, listen secretly to;” Old Irish cuile “cellar,” celim “hide,” Middle Irish cul “defense, shelter;” Gothic hulistr “covering,” Old English heolstor “lurking-hole, cave, covering,” Gothic huljan “to cover over,” hulundi “hole,” hilm

 

This for some reason made me think about “Hide” like hide from something, and the “Hide” of an animal.

hide (n.1) Look up hide at Dictionary.com“skin of a large animal,” Old English hyd “a hide, a skin,” from Proto-Germanic *hudiz (source also of Old Norse huð, Old Frisian hed, Middle Dutch huut, Dutch huid, Old High German hut, German Haut “skin”).

From PIE root *(s)keu- “to cover, conceal” (source also of Sanskrit kostha “enclosing wall,” skunati “covers;” Armenian ciw “roof;” Latin cutis “skin,” scutum “shield,” ob-scurus “dark;” Greek kytos “a hollow, vessel,” keutho “to cover, to hide,” skynia “eyebrows;” Russian kishka “gut,” literally “sheath;” Lithuanian kiautas “husk,” kutis “stall;” Old Norse sky “cloud;” Old English sceo “cloud;” Middle High German hode “scrotum;”

 

Then My daughter, randomly, out of the blue announces that she understands why something is really Gross in Greek mythology due to a book she is reading from the library and she says:

Its so gross the ZEUS PEES on the Hide of the animal for Orion, at first I didn’t get it because it says micturate, but now I get it that means pee, thats so gross, why would you pee on the skin of an animal?

 

As some of you may remember, I talked about the HIDE of ORION and the PEE in this ritual diary blog entry:

https://ritualdiary.com/2016/06/20/orion-urine-dragon-mystery-dream-and-the-summer-solstice-full-blue-moon/

Which I wrote almost exactly a year ago

The other star is in Orion proper, but located on the head of the HIDE or SKIN he is holding up as his trophy.

It is called :

TABIT

So as I’m reading I come to find out, This skin or HIDE was an OX hide and was URINATED upon in order to produce Orion.

Hyrieus asked for a son. The three gods then took the hide of a cow or bull, urinated in it (the word Orion is related to “urine” in Greek), and buried it. Nine months later Orion emerged from the ground.”

And it looks like Orion kind of means URINE and also “origin”

The Urine could be relatted to TANNING A HIDE, which in the I ching hexagram, 49 is about tanning animal skin, which is done by soaking it in acid and then burying it in the ground, which is exactly how Zeus made Orion.  The same process as tanning the skin of an OX for example.  Its the difference between thick skin,

and thin skin.

and the way you get there is by soaking in acid.

Also this THICK SKIN idea is echoed by many scholars who state the hide of Orion he holds up was his SHIELD, or Protection from harm.

 

And later I was having a conversation about Adam and Eve (related to the Ecology lecture)  and how they tried to Hide or conceal themselves from God.  And part of this hiding extended to their naked bodies,  and they tried to hide the BAD THING they did from god (cheating by eating the apple)  and then they ALSO tried to HIDE their nakedness by covering it over.

But the weird thing is,

They try to hide their NAKEDNESS, not their SKIN.

why you might ask?  because they didn’t have skin yet.

God gives them skin only after they are busted by hiding :

21The LORDGod made garments of skin for Adam and his wife,and clothed them. 

When investigating this idea that Adam and Eve were only covered in skin AFTER being Naked, as part of their punishment for hiding their SHAME.

Shame and Humility came up in the Orion stuff as well:

 

I found out in Hebrew and with the rabbis there is a lot of argument as to what exactly this adam and eve getting skin might mean.  I looked it up and found this:

Ibn Ezra quotes yet another opinion to the effect that, back then an animal lived that bore the shape of a human which God had skinned for human benefit. But after that farfetched conjecture, there were no more. Ibn Ezra’s rationalism could take him no further. With an undertone of skepticism, he uncharacteristically avows his faith in the credibility of the text: “This is the end of our investigation. Let us simply believe that God made for Adam and his wife garments of skin. For who can recount God’s mighty acts, and who can relate God’s deeds and wonders? God’s greatness brooks no scrutiny!” (ad loc. 3:21)

A century later, by the change of a single letter, the classic work of Jewish mysticism, the Zohar, a biblical commentary also authored in Spain, managed to spring the deadend into which Ibn Ezra had stumbled. The context for this exegetical move was a discussion of the special vestments worn by Aaron when officiating in the wilderness sanctuary, the Tabernacle. Because of the holiness of the place, his garments were actually akin to those used in the supernal world, made of remnants of pure light. TheZohar interpreted the rare and opaque noun seradin bigdei serad(garments of serad– Exodus 39:1, 41) to come from the verb saradmeaning to survive or be left over, that is remnants. Given that the Tabernacle was an island of heaven on earth, the priestly garment consisted of remnants from above. The sanctity of the site determined the ethereal nature of the garb.

Similarly holy, according to the Zohar, was the Garden of Eden. We are not to imagine that prior to the “garments of skin” made by God for Adam and Eve, they were utterly naked. On the contrary, their original garb, like that of Aaron in the Tabernacle, consisted of light, in consonance with the purity of their earthly paradise. In Hebrew the words for light and skin are homonyms, both pronounced ‘or but spelled differently, light with an alef and skin with an ayin. That linguistic kinship enabled the Zohar to soar: by sinning, Adam and Eve had their garments of celestial light replaced by “garments of skin,” which merely protected but no longer illuminated. Indeed, it was not their exterior but their interior which had mutated. Beyond paradise, there was neither comfort nor security nor wisdom (Zohar, II, 229a-b). The ethereal light that made everything humanly comprehendible had dimmed.

Some three-and-a-half centuries later, another kabbalist, Isaiah Horowitz, the author of a meta-halakhic work of grand scope and power, made the Zohar‘s explosive distinction between garments of light and garments of skin the linchpin of his mystical worldview. Our garments are our cognitive limitations. Bereft of the light of Eden, we no longer see the interconnectedness of heaven and earth or spirit and matter. Even the perfection of the Torah eludes us. In Eden, for example, we would have instantaneously recognized the Oral Law (the Talmud et al.) to be an integral part of the Written Law, and never needed to extract it through painstaking study and interpretation or to preserve it in written form. The expulsion made everything so much more obscure and impenetrable. Of all human beings since, only Moses attained the spiritual and intellectual powers that were once destined to be our common endowment. (Shenei Luhot Ha-brit, Israel 1997, Pesahim 348-355).

In retrospect, then, Ibn Ezra’s profession of faith was a statement of rationalistic poverty, while the spiritual ardor of the mystics turned clay into gold.

Shabbat shalom,

Ismar Schorsch

 

Then Korinne Wilson’s  blog post shows up on my facebook page, also talking about  GOLDEN SKINS SIMULTANEOUSLY:

https://occultpriestess.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/the-grand-experiment-amenti-style/

In order for humanity to evolve, we had to shed our golden skin, and take on human bodies, entering the reincarnation cycle. Taking on a human body meant taking on all karmic debts of humanity, and the Earth herself.

 

And finally,

it tied back into the previous post on HANDSHAKES and COVENANTS

we have with each other in relationships,

so most of this hiding, seems to be related to how we relate, and the manner in which we approach each other and God and Nature.

When we loosen these skins, our shine comes thorugh

and it is done through how we look upon each other,

and how far under the surface we can see.

I came across this entry, which I have read and posted several times before, that seems also a dictate for how Adam and Eve related to each other, How they rebelled against the agreements they had with God (not to eat the fruit) like we rebel against each other to protect ourselves when we feel threatened.  and how it is that through humility and shame two broken halves may again become whole

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Coming to Meet: Advice from the IChing

Carol Anthony

From “The Challenge of the Heart”-  Love, Sex and Intimacy in Changing Times, edited by John Wellwood (Shambhala 1985)

If we are already involved in defective relationships, these become the means by which we learn the “way of the Sage ” In correcting them we learn the true power of modesty as a shield and sword. Modesty alone arouses the Creative Power. Through modesty, that is, through doing nothing at all, we achieve everything.

“Coming to Meet” (Hexagram 44) describes a correct relationship as one in which two people come to meet each other halfway. Halfway means that both are open and receptive to each other. Coming to meet halfway also must be mutually voluntary, based on the principle of spontaneous attraction described in “The Marrying Maiden” (54) as the “essential principle of relatedness.” We must maintain reserve in our relationships until the coming to meet is mutual. Maintaining reserve is the correct action (or non action). Coming to meet halfway is possible only between people who are mutually honest and sincere in their way of life. It is the great joy of such relationships that they are full of mutual trust and sensitivity.

We understand “coming to meet” better if we compare it to a contract made between two people. If one is indolent in performing his part, or has mental reservations about what he is willing to do, the contract may fail. Although such a person may have entered the contract without any immediate objections, his attitude may contain objections which arise only at the time his obligations are to be performed. Such a person may secretly feet that contracts are not to be taken seriously, or, on seeing how difficult it is to fulfill his part, he may hedge on doing it because of some idea that all contracts are subject to fitting into his concept of what is reasonable.” In any case, it is impossible to come to meet such a person halfway, and the I Ching repeatedly advises us that it is better for us to go on our way alone and to wait until the fundamentals of unity are firmly established before we commit ourselves to other people. When we cater to another person’s ego because it is uncomfortable to go on our way alone, we choose the high road of comfort rather than the low road of modesty and loneliness. Withdrawal from the high road is the action often counseled by the I Ching.

If a person is treating us presumptuously, and if we remind him of this, he may correct his habits for a few days, but gradually revert to the same pattern of neglect. This he does from egotistical indolence-some- thing in his point of view makes him feel he has the right to be indifferent. Likewise, we must withdraw from the indolent person, “cutting our inner strings” of attachment to him, and no longer look at his wrongdoings with our inner eye. This enables the person to see what he is doing in the mirror created by the void. By dispersing any alienation we may feel, we also lend strength to his superior self. Momentarily, his ego is overcome. We need to realize that this change is short-lived, but it is an essential beginning. The change does not last because it is only founded on his response to feeling the void. It becomes a permanent change when he sees clearly that unity with others depends upon his devoting himself to correcting his mistakes. Only then can we abandon a more formal way of relating to him.

The strength of a person’s ego corresponds to the amount of attention it can attract. On the most simple level this recognition is by eye-to-eye contact; on the more basic inner level we strengthen other people’s egos by watching them with our inner eye. If we are annoyed with someone, we are watching him with our inner eye. Only when we withdraw both our eye-to-eye contact and our inner gaze do we deprive his ego of its power. An I Ching line says, “We cannot lead those whom we follow.” By following others with our inner eye we do not walk our own path but attend to theirs. This gratifies their ego. It is as if we are attached to them by hidden underground cables, which must be cut. It is as if we are acting as a lifeguard who is watching to save them from themselves. As long as they recognize that someone is going to save them, they carelessly begin to swim with the sharks. They do this not only because they feel a false sense of security, but because it guarantees that we pay attention to them. As long as we play the role of lifeguard, the others we care about will not save themselves; for their own good it is necessary to withdraw, cut our inner strings and leave matters up to them; this is also to cease doubting them.

Inner withdrawal is an action of perseverance that has its own reward, but only when it is modest perseverance, not an attempt to impress others by getting them to notice our withdrawal. In many situations the problem is resolved, not through any external action that arises spontaneously on our part, but by simply “letting it happen,” through letting go of the problem. Our “action” is to “let go”

 

All of these couple and relating symbols can be extended past personal relationships, and how we get along with each other up into how we get along with the Earth and the Universe and Spirit as well. (Ecology)

It can also be made to symbolize the relationship we have with our own mind and its behavior.

in fact this method of toughening the skin through Humility is the path itself through seeing not only your view, but the view of the other, whether that is your partner, nature or Spirit, this is the way taught by Kelvin DeWolfe, also in his system, “The Way of Heaven” how when we can achieve the perspective not only of the self, but also of the other we are expanded.

the simple action of the recognition of the inclusion of other perspectives is what encourages growth through relating.

I found that the HOUSE and the COVER is to protect things so that they can GROW like a seed and this is what the word HUSBAND (like Adam) also is related to:

husband (n.) Look up husband at Dictionary.comOld English husbonda “male head of a household, master of a house, householder,” probably from Old Norse husbondi “master of the house,” literally “house-dweller,” from hus “house” (see house (n.)) + bondi “householder, dweller, freeholder, peasant,” from buandi, present participle of bua “to dwell” (from PIE root *bheue- “to be, exist, grow,” and compare bond (adj.)). Beginning late 13c. it replaced Old English wer as “married man (in relation to his wife)”

Coming from the root:

*bheue- Look up *bheue- at Dictionary.com*bheuə-, also *bheu-, Proto-Indo-European root meaning “to be, exist, grow.”  It is the hypothetical source of Sanskrit bhavah “becoming,” bhavati “becomes, happens,” bhumih “earth, world;” Greek phyein “to bring forth, make grow,” phytosphyton “a plant,” physis “growth, nature,” phylon “tribe, class, race,” phyle “tribe, clan;” Old English beon “be, exist, come to be, become, happen;” Old Church Slavonic byti “be,” Greek phu- “become,” Old Irish bi’u “I am,” Lithuanian bu’ti “to be,” Russian byt’ “to be.”

Like a Gardener that grows things in a garden, but is also just a plant itself.

Somehow through becoming DOMESTICATED and having the humility of our thin skins revealed to each other we become stronger and grow together like plants living  in a garden .

 

Having stated all of this, to put it past philosophy it must be practiced.  There are ancient Taoist ways of practicing techniques to achieve this that have been developed extensively.  Several of them are Taught by Kelvin Dewolfe in his Paradigm of Power system, where you can engage the practices internally in order to come into this way of being in a real and living fashion, and feel these insights for yourself.

Please SHARE BELOW in comments section if you also had any Skin shedding or GOLDEN SKIN Synchronicities arrive

 

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The True Ancient Secret to the Reconciliation of Opposition in the Occult and Esoteric symbols and the binding of our hands together in sacred union with each other in the blood covenant of the Hand Shake

 

 

Hexagram 45.1 I ching

 

Line 1 Seeking union with confusion and indecision = without sincerity to the end and alone. Regret not, offer the hand again and re-establish joy. Changes to (17) Following. Initially there can be confusion which can create difficulties in achieving union. Yet by offering a handshake and moving deeper in understanding the situation leads to joy. Following is a message about making your intentions clear so that others can follow. In order to re-establish union, you may need to reach out your hand.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVyoce21Tnk

 

Agree to help each other carry the burden of contempt.

 

 

 

 

BEAR THE BURDEN OF THE BEAST BY BEING THE ASS YOU CAN SAVE A SCAPEGOAT

pagan (n.) Look up pagan at Dictionary.comlate 14c., from Late Latin paganus “pagan,” in classical Latin “villager, rustic; civilian, non-combatant” noun use of adjective meaning “of the country, of a village,” from pagus “country people; province, rural district,” originally “district limited by markers,” thus related to pangere “to fix, fasten,” from PIE root *pag- “to fasten.” As an adjective from early 15c.

*pag- Look up *pag- at Dictionary.comalso *pak-, Proto-Indo-European root meaning “to fasten.”

It is the hypothetical source of Sanskrit pasa- “cord, rope,” pajra- “solid, firm;” Avestan pas- “to fetter;” Greek pegnynai “to fix, make firm, fast or solid,” pagos “pinnacle, cliff, rocky hill;” Latin pangere “to fix, to fasten,” pagina “column,” pagus “district;” Slavonic paž “wooden partition;” Old English fegan“to join,” fon “to catch seize.”

 

 

lovers

The Lovers from White Witch Tarot

 

 

 

AN ADVOCATION OF THE WORTH OF A HUMAN SOUL REGARDLESS OF POPULAR OPINON IS THE ANTIDOTE TO CONTEMPT AND HUBRIS

 

 

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