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Molly Hall

"They saw stars as living silver..." Tolkein on the Ancients

By February 5, 2013

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In many ways, we of European descent are somehow cut off from our indigenous roots. And I've long seen Pluto's transit in Capricorn as a path to re-discover the potency of these lineages -- to reanimate the world of matter. It's digging for authentic origins, something ancient and powerful. It's a revival of the real old-time religion.

I came across an inspired interview on Red Ice Radio with author and seeker Robert Tindall, in which he explores the shamanic roots of western culture. It's been awhile since I've heard something that sounded a note of resonance in my own quest for indigenous paths, mainly Celtic. I highly recommend it, and the first hour is free.

Tindall's site is called Roaming the Mind, where he writes about J.R.R. Tolkien work as a sacred text, which can be a literary bridge to the indigenous past.

He quotes Tolkien talking to C.S. Lewis, in an appeal to perceive the animated universe, "You look at trees and call them trees and probably you do not think twice about the word. You call a star a star and think nothing more of it. But you must remember that these words...tree, star...were in their original forms names given to these objects by people with very different views from yours....(paraphrasing)...to them the universe was alive with mythological beings. They saw the stars as living silver bursting into flame in answer to the eternal music." This became the ode Mythopoeia dedicated to Lewis.

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February 5, 2013 at 6:45 pm
(1) kimberly says:

Molly,your headlines are my silver lining…you’ve been such an amazing insight to my life…my morning coffee ritual is never complete without the restful stop I make here.Thank you for being exactly who you are because mornings wouldn’t be the same without you :)

February 6, 2013 at 9:05 am
(2) Molly says:

Kimberly, You made my day, and make it all worthwhile. Thank you so much.

February 6, 2013 at 1:02 pm
(3) Melanie says:

Molly, You help make my week every week too, thanks for all you do! :-)

Didn’t know where else to put this but… was curious – I guess some of it could tie in slightly to the topic of ‘lineages’! And borderline pagan stuff. (the darker side – yikes) Did you end up watching David Icke’s 10 hour Wembley presentation? Maybe I’m in a mini-phase now that you’ve already been through, but… I got through a 7 hour presentation of his yesterday & phew – it’s intense stuff. That’s understatement.

Anyway… I definitely appreciate the need to balance deep-dive type knowledge of this type with the lightness & high vibration of heart energy, etc. So I want to you enjoy this lovely day… :)

But another day or week, when it’s ‘time’, I’d love to hear your take on some of David Icke’s more recently connected dots. (Agenda 21 comes to mind, for one thing- there’s a 15 min youtube excerpt of him just on that.. ‘trauma-based mind control’ another, to which the vibration of heart energy, love, seems to be some kind of healing balm, after the fact)

I mean, we are in the thick of Saturn Scorpio, after all ;)

As you’ve said before, one saving grace of explorations of that sort, are that none of us are in it alone. (Thank GOD(DESS)!!!)

So, for now am sending you love, love, love & the highest vibrations — file the above suggestion as a something to consider or comment on when you’re ready.

Namaste!!

February 6, 2013 at 7:31 pm
(4) Molly says:

Wow to your comment Melanie, and yes, I’ll give you my thoughts on this when I’ve had time to mull it over (Merc Cancer Rx here). We are definitely in the thick of it – a critical time of varying perspectives/realities. More soon!

February 12, 2013 at 10:54 am
(5) Molly says:

Melanie, I don’t know if you’ll see this, but yes I did watch David Icke’s entire Wembley presentation and have read his last two books.
And yes, I think he’s often at the leading edge of what’s being revealed. A big one now is pedophilia which Susan Miller brought up to me the other day! My own awakening was accelerated by Sept 11th, and sensing more to the story there. I think this is a critical time, because there is much info (previously hidden) available, but the control system is aware of this quickening, and raising their game.
You see this happening every day — but only if you are willing (and able) to see. I think some things like Agenda 21 have been in the works for a long time, but under the radar. The other — trauma based mind control — is real and is becoming more shocking (though I don’t expose myself to it). The best thing we can do is ignore these media events, because just a little digging shows them to be manufactured for an effect. I understand many are in survival mode and don’t have the time/inspiration to seek answers. But we are being absorbed into a more technologically enmeshed world — we can still choose to stay natural and human, while using tech as a tool, but it’s not an easy path.
What I’ve come to is that the wild card that humanity has is to develop ourselves spiritually, creatively, physically — and I very much agree with Icke’s strategy of noncompliance. What we’re talking about is acting on our conscience, as humans, and with a power to choose self-determination. So much is at stake, and every single choice we make matters. Best to you on your quest for knowledge!

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