be loved, Beloved

  Be loved, Beloved. You are your own beloved, first and foremost. Your lover is just a reflection of your own self-love. That is the lesson of now. So, yes, every painful, abusive relationship you’ve been in was a reflection of you loving yourself. How many red flags, bad omens, even moments of divine intervention […]

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a cold and lonesome heroine

I saw the glory in her eye. Myself I long for love and light, but must it come so cruel, and oh so bright? “Why, I’m fire,” he replied, “And I love your solitude, I love your pride.” “Then fire, make your body cold, I’m going to give you mine to hold,” saying this she […]

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The Rose of Alchemy

La rosa, la inmarcesible rosa que no canto, la que es peso y fragancia, la del negro jardín en la alta noche, la de cualquier jardín y cualquier tarde, la rosa que resurge de la tenue ceniza por el arte de la alquimia, la rosa de los persas y de Ariosto, la que siempre está […]

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Fishers of Men and Lovers of Women

Vesica Piscis is a very well known Christian symbol. So popular that it is a common bumper sticker used not only by its devotees, but also, it is often parodied by the religion’s critics . The symbol corresponds to the astrological sign of Pisces which corresponds to the Ocean. The age Christianity was born under was Pisces […]

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Compassion for the Despised

I live in New York City. When it comes to charity, you easily become jaded. You see homelessness on such an extreme level, you quickly understand that you can’t help everyone. Not only can you not help everyone, some people don’t want help and become defensive when you try. How do you help and when? […]

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Carefree as Roses

Perhaps my favorite thing about Sailor Moon is how they highlight the power of sheer girlishness. The anime makes it clear how undervalued it is in modern society. Even the other girls on the show tease Sailor Moon for her extreme femininity. This was also true for the gopis. Their obsessive natures were thought to […]

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