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Into the Mundane ~ Part 4

In the pagan community, most people have been trained in some degree (by formal training or by personal training) to be contemplative and more reserved about their actions. I suppose to outsiders it seems like a conundrum, but it really isn’t. In the community, we try to make a point of contemplating and thinking (or at least we try to) before we make those thoughts into actions. For example, in the community if someone has an opinion that doesn’t exactly comply with another’s thoughts, as spiritually striving people, we usually try to give consideration that something might have validity although … Continue reading

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Into the Mundane ~ Part 3

Very recently in my mundane, someone passed away in front of me and others. The spirit walked past the paramedic and just stood there, looking very confused. I think I had almost forgotten how the mundane deal with death and the perceptions of spirits around them. Usually, they don’t even really talk about those things. To me, of course, he wasn’t gone. He was standing right there and I figured out pretty quickly that he wasn’t leaving. Of course, it’s important in trying to “blend” to not start talking to the spirit of dead people in front of living people, … Continue reading

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Into the Mundane ~ Part 2

What I find particularly interesting in the mundane is the preoccupation with things: a new car, a Louis Vuitton purse, a shopping trip to New York, etc. It is actually rather obsessive to the point that measuring self-esteem seems to be based upon what was bought/acquired in the past few days. It’s rather…sad. I mean it’s all well and nice, but it is just a thing after all. And what happens when you have acquired all the things to make yourself feel accomplished and worthy? You have to trade up to bigger, better, newer things. Rather intriguing way of walking … Continue reading

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Into the Mundane ~ Part 1

I have been doing a little journey into the mundane just to try out that “shoe on the other foot”. Well, it’s actually been quite an interesting journey. After all, if spiritual principles work on spiritual matters and we follow the precepts of “As above, so below. As within, so without,” then they should apply to the mundane, right? However, I think the question of walking in the mundane is more of a question of how to apply principles. For example, in the Craft, we usually strive for the most potent reaction with the minimal amount of energy expended which … Continue reading

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