“Scientists say the record heat seen in Europe but also North America and parts of Asia this year points to the influence of man-made climate change, and could become more common in future.” -KBTX…Continue
I am not receiving email notifications from discussions I’m following, blog posts I’m following, comments left on my page, messages sent to me, friend invites sent to me, basically al features that…Continue
Anybody picked up a copy of Graham Hancock's new book "Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilization"?I have a copy and it looks interesting.Continue
Volcanoes are a formidable force of Mother Earth. They have commanded the respect of humans since time immemorial. Climbing to the rim of an active volcano is a hair-raising adventure. I recall a tourist bus in El Salvador taking foreigners on a tour of an active volcano. The volcano started shooting hot rocks into the air which rained down on the unsuspecting visitors and punching holes in the roof of their bus. Mayhem quickly ensued.
Sacrifices to volcanoes have occurred in the past…Continue
Today I journeyed to the “Heart” of the local community. Every community should have a Heart, a spiritual center point. Some communities have lost their Heart. It is a long-hot journey in the Texas sun, 13 miles round trip. A rather long walk. At several locations along the journey, the black vulture was circling overhead, looking to eat the dead, whether it be human or animal.
The black vulture does a very efficient job in cleaning up carrion. I recall passing in the past, a group of…Continue
Masks have been used by humans for over 9000 years. The oldest masks come from the hills and deserts around Jerusalem. They are a Stone Age product and are quite intriguing.
Masks have been worn for various reasons. One old Maya man said that they wore masks so the gods could not recognize them. I guess the “Anonymous” mask we see worn today at protests fit that bill in the sense nobody can recognize the wearer. Masks are worn to impersonate gods, animals, cryptic creatures, the dead,…Continue
The Ancient Egyptians believe the human soul has five divisions or components. They named them Ren, Ka, Ib, Ba, and Sheut.
Ren is literally your name. It lives as long as you are remembered, or read about by others, or prayed to as an ancestor.
Ka is the vital essence that makes the difference between the living and the dead. It animates your body keeping your corporeal existence intact.
Ib is literally the heart. It is formed from a single drop of blood from your…Continue