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About angela1313

I am a cat lover, a writer, and an artist who is finally making time to work on my art.

Historical Traditions of Alchemy

Alchemy was not restricted to one culture or group. So among the many traditions it should be possible to find one that resonates for your personal alchemy. Any technique or practice the is going to be effective for personal change … Continue reading

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Personal Alchemy for a New Year

I was fascinated by alchemy long before Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. While I never believed you could turn lead into gold or really wanted to, I did find the history of the subject fascinating. So many colorful characters, … Continue reading

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Green Tara, Red Lotus

The days moved strangely. Tethered to home by the need to be nearby for Mosby I found myself not only cleaning but cleaning out. Mindful that each day was a step closer to the time of parting awareness of the … Continue reading

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The Glass is Full – Air is an Element

A teacher of mine asked the old question “Is the glass half empty or half full?” to groups on a regular basis. Only occasionally would someone volunteer the answer he was looking for, the third un-thought-of possibility. “The glass is … Continue reading

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Mosby Grey

This is my beautiful and gentle companion, who has entered the abyss with me. He was diagnosed with cancer just two weeks ago but he first got sick three weeks before that. My ignorance may not have doomed him but … Continue reading

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When you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.

Since I began to delve into the Nigredo in my search for understanding, nothing has gone well. My understanding improves only at very high cost. A very expensive car repair, an accident not of my causing, serious illness in my feline companion … Continue reading

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