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Window Dressing

Staring at my smartphone I surf over the internet, searching a solution for my emptiness. Reading all the tempting articles of smart marketeers, I get sooo tired! I put away my cell phone and go to bed. I am done! I pull the blankets over my head, hoping for a decent...

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Schone Schijn

Turend op mij smartphone surf ik over internet naar een oplossing voor mijn leegte. Als ik stuit op het zoveelste wervende artikel van een slimme marketeer zakt de moed me in de schoenen. Ik word hier zó moe van. Ik leg mijn smartphone weg en ga naar bed; ik ben er...

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The Tarot and the Earthlight

While I am developing the Tarot Cards, I collect notes from everywhere. I have got several notebooks full with drawings, exercises and realizations. While I am working at each card I do experiments, I test every working. It is a very inspiring journey for me, with a...

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Copycats

As an author I regularly notice how other people sometimes use my texts without giving me the credits for it. In some cases complete pages are copied and pasted without naming me as the source. The copycats think they are smart but they don't realise that the energy...

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Don’t look back!

Today I am preparing the upcoming Temple Training. It is such a joy to be able to dig so intensively in beauty, because coming Sunday we will be investigating the Orphic Path; the Orphic Path is the spiritual path that works with beauty, nature symbolism and art....

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The start of my pilgrimage

At this moment I am working at the Magical Treasures of the Cave of the Fool – The Child from the Deep Waters. I am gathering my information, desciding on the material to create the Fool’s magical pouch. Everything is quiet around me, I experience a serene rest, the...

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More about Bees

Today I am contemplating the quality of the materials I am going to use for my products in the Magical Treasure Boxes. I am looking at my stock of beeswax. This is such an interesting material; by choosing this for some of the items, I support the bees and the people...

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The Golden Veil

Today I will be working at the development of the tarotcard the Fool. The Cave of the Fool is connected to Air of the Wise. I always associate Air of the Wise to the Golden Breath. The Golden Breath is an experience; you experience it at those moments, that it is as...

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The Child from the Deep Waters

I am very happy with wat came with the post. I ordered some super high quality prints of my tarot card The Fool. The images are printed on alluminium and are going to serve as votive images in my second Magical Treasure Box. One by one I peel off the protecting foil...

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How to create your way?

QUESTION TO YOU; I am very curious; what are your sources of inspiration and power? For me personally it is digging into the old mysteries and live them. Every day - no matter what I need to do - I spend half an hour to meditate upon the old Wisdom Texts and I...

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The Doors of Wonder

DO YOU RECOGNISE THIS? I experience these moments as true divine gifts: suddenly the world shows its beauty. I have those moments when I am writing, when I am creating art, in ritual, outside in nature. .. Do you recognise this, when the doors of beauty open? I am...

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Superheroes and superpowers

As I wrote earlier, the emphasis on historical research causes us to underestimate the influence of art in modern magic. Nowadays ...we regard the great myths as fantasies and children’s stories. But these great stories of the past and present are full of applied...

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Are you a Seeker or a Finder?

In a previous blog I told my most important tip for a spiritual training: Find a spiritual trainer who works within a tradition. But there are some pitfalls along the way. How to avoid these?   When you take your spiritual quest seriously, you don’t want to waste time...

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Experiencing the Mysterious

I hear a lot of people who long to have ‘something more’ in their lives. They are unable to explain what exactly is lacking; but there is that longing, that desire to get more from your life than working, eating and sleeping. In order to experience this mysterious...

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