Thursday’s Special: The Spirit of Wisdom

In the language of alchemists, calcination is the destruction of ego and our attachments to material possessions. It is usually a natural humbling process as we are gradually assaulted and overcome by the trials and tribulations of life, though it can be a deliberate surrender of our inherent hubris gained through a variety of spiritual disciplines that ignite the fire of introspection and self-evaluation.

 

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If you would like to participate in Thursday’s Special themeless (non)challenge, feel free to grab my Jupiter widget bellow and provide a link to this post in your post especially designed for this occasion. More details here

 

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NOTE: As you can see I am burned out and in need of a holiday. See you again on the 3rd of August with a new Black & White Sunday.

 

This Thursday is really special. I am happy to see inspiring entries by my blogger friends: Don’t miss them:

A Word of Wisdom: It is better to be hated …..

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – Andre Gide, Journal

 

 

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Mieux vaut être haï pour ce que l’on est, qu’aimé pour ce que l’on n’est pas.

Weekly Photo Challenge: UNIQUE

For my birthday a few days ago I made one wish only: to be wiser, and not necessarily older. The photo bellow is a step in that direction.

The owl picture is a royalty free photo found on the Internet, and the merged face is mine. I give you Powla 😉

"The path of excess leads to the tower of wisdom."-- William Blake

“The path of excess leads to the tower of wisdom.”
— William Blake