AMORC's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California.
The grounds and exhibits at "Rosicrucian Park" are magnificent and worth a trip.
The statue at the front is of Taweret, goddess of childbirth and fertility.
Years ago, while I was living in San Diego, California, I was a member of AMORC. AMORC, calling themselves the Rosicrucians, was then headquartered in San Jose, California. They became famous for advertising everywhere, and to this day I contend that their instructions give a good but simple liberal arts education, especially for those who did not attend college. Most people know about their home training. I was told that this was the brainchild of their (modern) founder,
During walking meditation, during kitchen and garden work, during sitting meditation, all day long, we can practice smiling.
-Thich Nhat Hanh
Previously I had posted on being true to your mood and how I have always struggled with the idea of smiling when it isn't a reflection of what I am actually feeling. There was some great feedback, both for and against, and I knew that discussion wasn't the end of my exploration on the topic. Since then I have come across quite a few articles on smiling, smiling, smiling, but it all felt superficial. I still wasn't convinced. Nothing was quite hitting home for me, but my mind is always open to the possibilities.
This morning I read an article by
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People make a big deal over meditation. Unfortunately, there is more bad information about meditation than there is good. This is a shame, because it is a valuable and important technique for people learning magick.
A levitating gnu, deep in meditation, wrapped snuggly in a gold robe.
Both he and his computer float gracefully above the floor—only his tail lightly touches the ground.
He gently holds a recorder between his front hooves, as if he has just gotten the inspiration to play music.
There is a gleam in his eyes as he gazes ahead at his computer
Over the past few years I have become extremely familiar with signs my physical body sends me. Headache, fatigue, achy muscles and joints, digestion upset, chills, and breakouts are all sure signs I have eaten something I shouldn’t have. I’ve learned the food dance and am well aware of my key intolerances. I can sense when my body is balanced enough for me to cheat a little or what days it clearly needs to be babied. Though subtle, these cues are loud and clear to me now that I have realized what the main issues are and have paid close attention to learn my body’s language over an extended period of time.
I am now learning that my energetic body is also calling for the same level