nemfrog:

Mammillaria senilis Lodd. ex Salm-Dyck, Houtte, L. van, Flore des serres et des jardin de l’Europe [L. van Houtte], vol. 21: t. 0 (1845)
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nemfrog:

Mammillaria senilis Lodd. ex Salm-Dyck, Houtte, L. van, Flore des serres et des jardin de l’Europe [L. van Houtte], vol. 21: t. 0 (1845)

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c0ssette:

Saint Augustin,1645-1650 -detail- Philippe de Champaigne.

c0ssette:

Saint Augustin,1645-1650 -detail- Philippe de Champaigne.

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lauren-earthlight:

The Goddess Isis and Horus

"It was gnostic art that reproduced the Isis/Hathor/Meri and Horus of Egypt as the Virgin and Christ in Rome, which served as the sole portraits of characters entirely ideal, turned historical."
Gerald Massey 

aramathea:

lauren-earthlight:

The Goddess Isis and Horus

"It was gnostic art that reproduced the Isis/Hathor/Meri and Horus of Egypt as the Virgin and Christ in Rome, which served as the sole portraits of characters entirely ideal, turned historical."

Gerald Massey 

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hellboundwitch:

I was looking through Simple Fortunetelling with Tarot Cards by Corrine Kenner, and of course I had to look at the spreads. Of course.

This one seemed interesting, so I thought I’d share it! 

The Three Mysteries

The Three Mysteries spread is a three-card layout designed to address the great mysteries of life — particularly matters of love, loss, and transformation. You can try the spread with the major arcana cards alone or a full seventy-eight card deck.

Card 1 is the mystery you understand. This is a major issue that you know well, and you have come to terms with it.

Card 2 is the mystery that eludes you. This is a life lesson that you haven’t experienced and may never fully understand.

Card 3 is the mystery you will come to comprehend. This is a revelation that will soon unfold for you.

nomorewaterthefirenexttime:

The High Priestess
That is, indeed, a Papal tiara on her head and a staff at her side, as the High Priestess is a card of intuition and spirituality. She is flanked by two pillars, white on the right and black on the left, presumably to represent sound judgement and lack of reason. A cheetah sits obediently by her side for no other reason than because cheetahs were used to hunt in Renaissance Italy.
Without a doubt, there’s a reason why this card is called the High Priestess. Sound reasoning (considering all options before making a decision) and intuition are characteristics long associated with women. The story goes that she disguised herself as a man to become the Pope but her deception was discovered when she gave birth to a baby on the steps of the Vatican. This story implies that a querent whose fate elicits this card may be told to use their judgement, to trust their gut, to consider what must be done to successfully reach a goal, or to otherwise accept life’s unanswerable mysteries. 
Reverse Meaning:
Also as the story implies, beware of misguided passion and overzealousness. Stupidity, ignorance, or conceit (poor decision-making) could be at play, and in terms of a relationship, adultery.

nomorewaterthefirenexttime:

The High Priestess

That is, indeed, a Papal tiara on her head and a staff at her side, as the High Priestess is a card of intuition and spirituality. She is flanked by two pillars, white on the right and black on the left, presumably to represent sound judgement and lack of reason. A cheetah sits obediently by her side for no other reason than because cheetahs were used to hunt in Renaissance Italy.

Without a doubt, there’s a reason why this card is called the High Priestess. Sound reasoning (considering all options before making a decision) and intuition are characteristics long associated with women. The story goes that she disguised herself as a man to become the Pope but her deception was discovered when she gave birth to a baby on the steps of the Vatican. This story implies that a querent whose fate elicits this card may be told to use their judgement, to trust their gut, to consider what must be done to successfully reach a goal, or to otherwise accept life’s unanswerable mysteries. 

Reverse Meaning:

Also as the story implies, beware of misguided passion and overzealousness. Stupidity, ignorance, or conceit (poor decision-making) could be at play, and in terms of a relationship, adultery.

iheartmyart:

Paolo Ceric (Patakk), Untitled, 2014

iheartmyart:

Paolo Ceric (Patakk), Untitled, 2014

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nevver:

Basket Star

[133] Green Tunnel

[133] Green Tunnel

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vizualize:

 
thetaoofdana:

Replace anxiety and stress- all the jumpy, nervous energy- with a wildly empowering feeling of being grounded. These three exercises can help get you there!

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