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Word Nerd: Egregore

Egregore is an occult concept representing a thoughtform or collective group mind that becomes an autonomous entity with the power to influence. Egregore derives from the Greek word egrégoroi (watchers). Egregore is a somewhat apt term for these current times since using the psychological terminology, egregore describes that sense or impression one can get when… Continue reading Word Nerd: Egregore

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Word Nerd: Abendrot

Abendrot is the red color of the western sky at sunset. Abendrot is a German word that combines abend (evening) and rot (red color) and can be translated to mean evening red or afterglow. Abendrot goes with the last two Word Nerds I did - heliolatry and sabaism and can relate to a skyward gaze.… Continue reading Word Nerd: Abendrot

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 272 – Yesterday is heavy so put it down

“Yesterday is heavy so put it down.” ~ Life Wisdom We all of us carry so much unneeded weight from day to day... "Yesterday is heavy so put it down." Too often the seeming weight of the world rests upon our very souls. The worries, the fears, the pain, the suffering, the hatred and the… Continue reading Monday Mantra 272 – Yesterday is heavy so put it down

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 271 – Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.

“Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.” ~ Pema Chodron Kindness remains the answer to so much of what ails us and the world... "Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world." Hatred is what is driving the inequalities and brutalities that are almost a daily… Continue reading Monday Mantra 271 – Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.

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Word Nerd: Sabaism

Sabaism is the worship of the sun, moon and stars. Sabaism derives from French via the Hebrew ṣābā' (hosts of heaven). Sabaism is a beautiful practice of worship that many cultures has acknowledge in one form or another. Who hasn't looked upon the heavenly bodies and thought them magical, spiritual and moving to the soul… Continue reading Word Nerd: Sabaism

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Word Nerd: Heliolatry

Heliolatry is the worship of the sun. Heliolatry is a combination of hēlios, which is the Greek word for sun and the suffix -latry, which means worship and derives from late Latin and French but originated from the Greek latreia (the supreme homage that is given to God alone). Heliolatry, simply put, is sun worship.… Continue reading Word Nerd: Heliolatry