Anamchara - 7 ways to Soul Friendship

Written by Tony Cuckson

This articles shares with yourepparttar seven Blessings ofrepparttar 122213 Celtic idea of Anamchara meaning “Soul Friend.”

In Corrogue it is frosty.

The ramp into our “acre of diamonds” is now firm underfoot where before it was a sea of mud. Murphy our dog runs excitedly by my side. We are on our way to releaserepparttar 122214 chickens fromrepparttar 122215 coop. They are to be fed porridge oats in milk.

Murphy has become an honorary chicken. He has been self-appointed. He now eats withrepparttar 122216 hens and cockerels as I give them their long awaited breakfast. They are now together, dog and birds, loving this life that is secure and satisfying for them.

I am becoming clearer. I am becoming more integrated and more know ofrepparttar 122217 flow of this life. I am become a soul friend. I am becoming what is known inrepparttar 122218 Celtic tradition an Anam Cara. This translates as Anam meaning “soul” and Cara meaning “friend.”

Like our beautiful dog Murphy I am busy rounding up different aspects of my less integrated self. These are pieces that are like different chickens within a roost. I gently bring them together in love and acceptance. I imagine myself sitting atop a chicken coop with my chicken friends and we would debate various life questions.

We might ask “What does it mean to be a seeker after soul.” We would squawk about our inner life. We would peck atrepparttar 122219 question “isrepparttar 122220 unexamined life worth living?” We would joke about what happened whenrepparttar 122221 chicken crossedrepparttar 122222 road. More seriously we would scratch inrepparttar 122223 earth to query that existential question, “What came first -repparttar 122224 chicken orrepparttar 122225 egg?”

One of our favourite hens (and I have to acknowledge I do have favourites) is Boddica. She is fearless. She would berepparttar 122226 hen to ask fierce questions. She isrepparttar 122227 hen equivalent of a soul friend. She probes your knowing and understanding of who you really are. She might ask, “What does an Anam Cara do?

In answer to Bodica`s question I would humbly reply thus.

An Anam Cara loves your essence.

They see you beyond your mask. This isrepparttar 122228 mask of persona. This is what you call personality. They see beyondrepparttar 122229 fear. They seerepparttar 122230 absence of love. This is love you withdraw from others and yourself. This isrepparttar 122231 love that is your real power. This does not mean they have to like YOU. You arerepparttar 122232 one that gets inrepparttar 122233 way of soul. You soul isrepparttar 122234 light of love and it needs light. It needsrepparttar 122235 lightness of being. An Anam Cara will remind you simply “to be.”

An Anam Cara lives close torepparttar 122236 land.

They might be found roosting with chickens. They loverepparttar 122237 elements of fire, water, earth and air. They are elemental beings although they are more down to earth than mental. Some might consider they exhibit opposite traits. They love sensuality and sexuality. They loverepparttar 122238 play of Eros. This takes them onrepparttar 122239 wing. An Anam Cara will remind you to come to your senses and be sensational.

An Anam Cara guides you torepparttar 122240 presence you are.

They are people ofrepparttar 122241 silence. They listen. They do not debate. They do not fill you up with knowledge. They transmitrepparttar 122242 knowing of love. They touch you with beauty. This is not their beauty butrepparttar 122243 beauty ofrepparttar 122244 Beloved. They move inrepparttar 122245 world as nobodies of import. They do not puff up your ego. They may build your ego up. They do so in order that you can disappear. This is in order that you can flyrepparttar 122246 coop. This is so you can enterrepparttar 122247 joy of leavingrepparttar 122248 prison house of never being enough.

Joshian Meditations (i.e. Superultramodern Meditations)

Written by Dr Kedar Joshi

In my philosophical journey ( and having believed to have demystified most ofrepparttar greatest mysteries ofrepparttar 122212 universe ) I have now arrived at a groundbreaking thought. Two strangest ideas are responsible for my arrival,repparttar 122213 ideas that are ultimately related torepparttar 122214 idea of creation. 1. I cannot denyrepparttar 122215 necessity of creation for each and every aspect / element ofrepparttar 122216 non-eternal universe, i.e.repparttar 122217 form ofrepparttar 122218 universe (generally known as material) that is not logically necessary. However, this inability of denial necessarily leads me torepparttar 122219 idea of ultimate creation,repparttar 122220 idea whose invalidity I cannot deny.

2. Now I attendrepparttar 122221 following idea by Don Zagier ( 1951 - ) in his inaugural lecture at Bonn University, put in this way :

'There are two facts aboutrepparttar 122222 distribution of prime numbers which I hope to convince you. ... The first is that despite their simple definition and role asrepparttar 122223 building blocks ofrepparttar 122224 natural numbers,repparttar 122225 prime numbers...grow like weeds amongrepparttar 122226 natural numbers, seeming to obey no other law than that of chance, and nobody can predict whererepparttar 122227 next one will sprout. The second fact is even more astonishing, for it states justrepparttar 122228 opposite : thatrepparttar 122229 prime numbers exhibit stunning regularity, that there are laws governing their behaviour, and that they obey these laws with almost military precision.'

Based on this idea if I form a supposition that evenrepparttar 122230 order and disorder of prime numbers is a matter of creation then it goes in contradiction with my belief that all aspects or elements ofrepparttar 122231 eternal universe, i.e.repparttar 122232 form ofrepparttar 122233 universe ( generally known as ideal or conceptual ) that is logically necessary, had no creation;repparttar 122234 belief whose invalidity / falsehood I cannot apprehend.

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