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tosca zraikat
On a hilltop between a green valley and sparkling sea.
Editor, Writer, Teacher, Artist, Spiritual Guidance Mentor
Interests: Mythology, psychology, spiritualism, paranormal, gardening.
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It was a flash in the dark that for a moment revealed to me the true nature of my participation in this world. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at Mythologos
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...How deep the teaching that "God became human so that humans could become God-like" really is, how full of significance for each one who seeks ... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at Mythologos
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When we give our dreams the attention and respect they warrant, we learn that we are not at the mercy of the external world, can free ourselves from old destructive patterns, ... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at Mythologos
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It has taken me until now, late in my life, to understand the value of acceptance, not trying to escape anguish over human suffering, or my own. Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Mythologos
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Easter is at the heart of the Christian tradition, its central sacred story. So how did coloured eggs and bunnies get into this great story? Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at Mythologos
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The Easter egg has its origins in non-Christian cultures reaching as far back, at least, as the ancient Egyptians, or the Aztecs. Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Mythologos
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For those who can see past the surface of the Christian stories and look deep into their symbolism, they are wells of meaning from which we can endlessly draw ... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Mythologos
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This morning in a cafe, I finished a piece of very mediocre apple pie, wondering why I had eaten something that from first bite I did not enjoy. Why? Because it was there, on my plate. Because I had been taught to never waste food, to finish what was before... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Mythologos
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There are experiences of strong and clear connection between the psyche and the body, where pain, illness or physical distress clearly express or mirror our inner emotional or psychic state. Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Mythologos
Words of hope for dark times. Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Mythologos
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The goddess Brigid was so widely loved in Celtic Britain that the church had to add her to their list of saints. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at Mythologos
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One reason I like drawing in charcoal is because it is one of the oldest mediums ever used Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at Creative Spirit
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Drawing in graphite helps me to develop more self-discipline, more patience, more practice in humbly rendering what I see. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Creative Spirit
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From the start of this year, I've been in an ongoing creative dilemma, wavering madly between drawing and writing, frustrated almost daily that I'm not doing enough in either direction. After a burst of writing activity last year that felt like the start of some real work, I started doing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Creative Spirit
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"Ingo Swann ... was able to describe Jupiter as the spacecraft cameras were to see it a few weeks later." Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at Mythologos
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Preparing for a joyful, beautiful life after death Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2016 at Mythologos
It is in this inner stillness that we can see things more clearly, free of distractions and the influence of our conditioning, and receive gentle direction. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Mythologos
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... medicine wheels and the symbolism of the Four Directions .... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Mythologos
Every truly creative thought, act or product is, in this light, an expression of the God spark within us. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Creative Spirit
This remarkable spiritual teacher left this plane leaving a precious legacy of wise and beautiful teachings that have --- and will continue to transform lives. I am slowly making my humble way through a book about this great man, 'The Path of Initiation,' by one of his students, Orthodox priest,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Mythologos
I have been struggling to reconcile my activism with my spiritual journey, with little success. One day I am in one world ..... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Mythologos
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It is well known among genuine astrologers that "the stars incline; they do not compel." But there are simply too many significant correspondences ..... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Mythologos
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The seeker of truth, of spiritual awakening must eventually surrender that which he thinks he knows and is, to make himself ready to receive that which can only be given. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Mythologos
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More of my old paintings Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at Creative Spirit
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When we migrated back to Australia about 25 years ago, I left most of my artwork behind with friends, and have now only a few photographs of some of them. Many have simply slipped through the cracks of time. But photographs, like me, grow older. We get spotted and stained... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at Creative Spirit