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The Wonder Woman Archetype: Revealing the Power Within

The Wonder Woman Archetype: Revealing the Power Within

Comic book superheroes seem to be popular recently, to make an understatement. Clearly, we spend a lot of money on movies, merchandise and spin-offs. But why? What is it about these super-powered caped crusaders and mysterious masked marvels that resonates so deeply within each of us? Maybe it’s the desire to be stronger and greater than we are, to save the day, or just fly around whenever we want. Maybe there’s something more. She doesn’t put on a mask; she takes one off….

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The Rose Gives the Bees Honey: A Warning from Alchemy

The Rose Gives the Bees Honey: A Warning from Alchemy

An old and obscure Alchemical manuscript came with a specific warning for those who were about to read it: Wisdom is as a flower from which the bee its honey makes and the spider poison, each according to its own nature. This quote appears in Manly P. Hall’s “Secret Teachings of All Ages,” and serves as a stern warning for anyone delving into esoteric practices, and, actually, is a great reminder for all of us, no matter what power we are…

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