> > >"Every creative moment in life requires us
> > > >lead,
follow or get out of the way"
> In the above quote,
> there was a
quality encouraging what IMO resembles various will urges that
dominated the aggressive regions of recent twentieth century history.
Yes...I am aware of the Qliphoth's
glee at the possibility of using
the above as a weapon against all
that is Merciful. I was referring to
it more as a personal mantra than a national one...even thought the
correspondence certainly seems to be extending there.
You are so right about it being a
statement if Will force.
Personally, this statement has
actually saved me from an earlier life of will-less
fluidity. Mine was a stance of
"Nothing matters and so what if it did?"
So there may well be a bit of
over-reaction on my part...at least
until I can get the pendulums from swinging quite so
This also may be a national
over-reaction to the passivity of the
60s and 70 as well. (There was also one following the 'Gay
in the last century if my
understanding is correct)
The phrase actually serves me
well at this time in my life.
When ever I am conflicted about a
course of action, I ask myself...
"OK Ron...what is the best way
here?...Is it my place to lead?"
(If so, let me accept my inner
mandate to fearlessly take charge)
"Is it my place to follow?"
(If so let me not be so arrogant as
I have nothing to learn from a
"Is it my place to get out of the
(If so, let me choose this when
neither leading nor following
> You know Brother Ron, the one who betrays
Gandalf, a fellow wizard, sides
> with the dark side and you can compare
the wisdom and wizardry of such a
> soul, but cannot bet on the side that
soul will take when it comes to
> maintaining the Christ Brotherhood of
Gold when the Sorathian forces start
> to wiggle inside their skin.
I know him well, but not well enough
He lives within me as an unwelcome
My only defense is to be sure that
the Hanged Man is equally
suspended betwixt Justice and Love. I
really know of no other
solution to him at this point in the
> So thanks for being you and damn the torpedoes
full speed ahead.
These words are greatly appreciated
and graciously received from you,
Onward through the black,