Category Archives: Gnomonic Verses

PAINTER (IN THE SCHOOL OF)

You sign your name on your pictures? You turn up the chanceto share in a cosmic danceof unbounded creativity,where each and every human mindbasks in luminous anonymity. You are selling postage stampsframed in terminal mediocrity. Even theseyou will have toleave … Continue reading

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THE BEGINNING

Trace it all back as far as you canfrom where it ends up to where it began:From knife to the hand,from hand to the eye;from footprints on sandto the sun in the sky. Trace it back further to where it … Continue reading

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IF THINE EYE BE SINGLE

Your true Self plays tennisfor joyfor fun;like children dancinghand in handon the sandin thefoaming breakers. Two fingersof the same handdrummingan improvised rhythm. The Egoic Mind playseverythingto win. .

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BLACK MAGIC…….

…A flowering of the human spiritin which Evil torments and exploitsas much of Creation as it can reach. …A development of Freedom To,when the corner stone of Ethics is discarded,that proliferates and insinuatesto as near Absolute Power as it can … Continue reading

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BABIES

Babies do not crythrough choice.It’s just their suffering giving voice;wishing to share itwith someone like you who can bear it. In Latin this someone is called mater. Nowaday’s-English comes much later,and I cannot find a word to translate her. .

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PYRAMID REFLECTED ON THE NILE

Earth >body > mind > spirit > god. God >spirit > mind > body > earth. .

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COMPUTER TEMPLES

The Faith Homes of the World,Buddhist, Moslem, Christian,have acquired spiritual bolt-onsbuilt by enterprising entrepreneurswhose Collection Boxesfunnel the money into handsthat have slipped in between the sheets. Thou shalt not kill(but needst not striveofficiously to keep alive.) Thou shalt not eat … Continue reading

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TRUTH

Laws which conflictwith Truthare ultimately unenforceablewithout the acquiescence of the victimwho chooses to can’t through fear. St Michael, St Margaret and St Catherinetold Joan of Arcthat she would not be burned. And they were right. The Duke of Bedfordbought her … Continue reading

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DO AS YOU WOULD BE DONE

Ethics is the highest science,concerning itself with survival,not merely know-all. A man without Ethics,ever thinkingnever seeing,is already drowning;ever sinkingever lowerin his diminishingsea of being. .

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TWIGHLIGHT OF THE GODS

The Gods are interlopers all.They collect like a cruston the cooling radianceof the Centre. Their time being up, they fallas fall they must,evaporating in the shining radianceof the Centre. The Gods are historical figures.Outside of History,they have no existence. First … Continue reading

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