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Another idol

Worshiping what you believe
can lead to hardness of heart

© Meisaan Chan


IV. The Emperor

Card Meaning

The Emperor represents society, structure, rules, fatherhood, and protection. The number of this card (four) further strengthens the message of structure and stability. For me, the Emperor’s shadows are most apparent: rigidity, constraint, or the harms of patriarchal rule. 518 more words


(Some) Lie theory for geometric topology / dynamics

(following an outline by Wouter van Limbeek; filling this outline is a work-in-progress. Sections 6 and 7 are particularly incomplete; sections 11 and 12—or 8 onwards—could be split to form its own post.) 1,968 more words


White Edges

White edges,
keeping us on the straight & narrow,
showing us the proper way.

Navigating the painted lines,
we puff up in pride & righteousness… 163 more words


365 Days of Gratitude - Day 205

Feeling comfortable….

For being able to stay in a difficult conversation, for hearing that inner voice and being aware of the rigidity, for letting my friend have his belief, for not being persuaded, for walking away with a little more understanding… 41 more words

Here and Hereafter

For our Sheffield poet, John Anstie (My Poetry Library), perhaps the final version.  Thanks for moving me to pull it out again, dust it off, revise … 130 more words


Quote for Today: Anaïs Nin

You have a right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too. No, I think there was too rigid a pattern. 116 more words

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