“You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.” ~ Terence McKenna
Snap! That’s what my Quaker friends and ancestors would call plain speaking.
This is the opportunity — or invitation — in play now.
At the heart and core of all deeply transformative energies and archetypes — and thus the ancient Mysteries — is the shedding of the false and/or toxic conditioning, the outgrown beliefs (and the habits they’ve spawned), so that the genuine heart, our divine gifts, and the dearest purpose of the soul can be uncovered, reclaimed, and lived into.
As I wrote in one of my favorite Sophia’s Children posts, Free Your Mind and Heart, transformation is often not an option:
“Two key archetypes — and these are just two of a ‘council’ of them right now — are Uranus and Pluto, the Promethean awakener and the ‘resistance is futile’ transformer of the status quo. A lot more people are about to be introduced to The Narrow Path.“
There is no need for us to “believe in” either in order for both (and more) to drag and rake our sorry culture-hypnotized and tech-addicted selves out of the ensorcelled forgetting and into remembering.
One way to do this, to navigate the non-optional transformation, and to nourish whole-heartedness, is to sink our roots deeply into ancestral wisdom, earth-wisdom, and the Inner Way of the Feminine, of Mary Magdalene.
Through these, those dedicated to the path (and our ‘spiritual warrior’ or ‘volunteer soul’ purpose-dharma in these times) find ourselves deeply centered and rooted, and nourished by the underground wellsprings of spirit and energy.