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I am a firm believer in bettering yourself and finding new ways to open your mind into previously uncharted waters. From the 100 Ways To Be More Conscience listing :

82. Build an accurate model of reality – Building an accurate model of reality is a great way to explore the endless possibilities that life has to offer. Gaining conscious control of your thoughts will aid you in the process of creating your reality. When you are able to take control of your focus, building an accurate model of reality becomes an easier task.

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I am a firm believer in bettering yourself and finding new ways to open your mind into previously uncharted waters. From the 100 Ways To Be More Conscience listing :

65. Realize that you are not alone – On your journey towards becoming a more conscious human being, it is important to realize that you are never alone in the process. Someone, somewhere is going through the same process and many have already gone through the process. There are likely many individuals that are more consciously advanced than you are: which is a good thing. Look to these individuals for guidance along the way. We can always look to more conscious individuals for personal guidance and advice in life.

the_thinker the runes > hope

Oh great Magic 8 Ball, regal me with wisdom above the Rune’s … I can’t say I understand why I got this one at this time, but I suspect there is good reason. This is another right hander since the last few left handed pulls have been disappointing, not that the last few right’s haven’t been.

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Another great pull from the bag of goodies. This one actually, super really, is applicable. My mother’s middle name was Hope, and my mothers birthday was  22 June 2016. She passed in April (another story) and it’s surprisingly interesting that I got this one.

 

Hope is a light that never fails, a flame burning in the darkest night, an elusive feeling that urges you on when, against all reason, you refuse to give up. Hope is among the most abiding of <insert your belief’s here> gifts.

What would bring you Hope this day? Perhaps something as simple as caring words from a loving friend, or taking that first step, or another day of sobriety. (editors note, ha!) Whatever form of inspiration will nourish your spirit, hold it with care in loving hands.

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I am a firm believer in bettering yourself and finding new ways to open your mind into previously uncharted waters. From the 100 Ways To Be More Conscience listing :

17. Pursue a path of spirituality – Pursuing a path of spirituality and becoming more spiritual will aid you considerably in the process of becoming a more conscious human being. Never be afraid to add a new spiritual practice to your arsenal – you never know what may be most effective or a life changing experience.

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I am a firm believer in bettering yourself and finding new ways to open your mind into previously uncharted waters. From the 100 Ways To Be More Conscience listing :

27. Think positive, act positive, be positive – Being a positive influence sets a good example for others and for yourself. Positivity and states of being positive are direct effects of raising your consciousness. I highly recommend trying to be a more positive person in all areas of life; you will notice and feel the beneficial changes in your awareness.

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I am a firm believer in bettering yourself and finding new ways to open your mind into previously uncharted waters. From the 100 Ways To Be More Conscience listing :

59. Start a personal journal – Starting a personal journal or blog is a great time investment that will allow yourself to become more conscious of your: thoughts, feelings, actions, philosophies, beliefs, etc. Writing entries in a daily journal or on a personal blog can be extremely helpful in the process of understanding your current state of awareness. What is nice about keeping tabs on yourself is the fact that you can watch your progress as you undertake a conscious journey. No matter your strategy for keeping a journal, understand that keeping tabs on yourself and events in your life serves as a great way to develop a deeper sense of understanding, knowledge, and conscious awareness.

the_thinker the runes > surrender

Oh great Magic 8 Ball, regal me with wisdom above the Rune’s … I can’t say I understand why I got this one at this time, but I suspect there is good reason. This is another right hander since the last few left handed pulls have been disappointing, not that the last few right’s haven’t been.

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Another great pull from the bag of goodies. Not so long ago, Surrender meant defeat and brought with it shame and dishonor. On the healing journey, Surrender means relinquishing control, for in so do we acknowledge our readiness to heal.

Receiving this Rune, you are being asked to let go of your need to control the present situation, or to release any past experience that continues to trouble you.

I find this to be rather interesting. Control is a fascinating subject, in how it weaves it’s tendrils through it’s victims. Letting go is a challenge itself. Let go.

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I am a firm believer in bettering yourself and finding new ways to open your mind into previously uncharted waters. From the 100 Ways To Be More Conscience listing :

18. Express gratitude – Expressing gratitude on a daily basis is a very positive, fulfilling exercise to practice. Ways to express gratitude on a daily basis include: giving thanks for your food, expressing gratitude for yourself and others through prayer (as discussed earlier), complimenting others, and letting another person know that you are thankful for having them in your life. By sharing and expressing gratitude, you feel extremely satisfied and will become more consciously aware of the things that you truly appreciate in life.

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I am a firm believer in bettering yourself and finding new ways to open your mind into previously uncharted waters. From the 100 Ways To Be More Conscience listing :

40. The more aware you are of your ego, the easier it is to become more conscious. With that said, as your awareness increases, so does your state of consciousness. The reverse also applies: as your consciousness increases, so does your awareness. Letting our ego get out of control and take the driver’s seat in our consciousness has potential to quickly lower our state of functioning. Taking full control and responsibility to keep your ego in check when faced with adversity will allow you to consciously advance in a much healthier manner.

the_thinker the runes > shame

Oh great Magic 8 Ball, regal me with wisdom above the Rune’s … I can’t say I understand why I got this one at this time, but I suspect there is good reason. This is another right hander since the last few left handed pulls have been disappointing, not that the last few right’s haven’t been.

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Fascinating pull of the Rune, Shame, as it’s been some time since I’ve seen this (off the books per say).

Shame from the past throws a shadow across today’s sun. How long have you been a child of Shame, standing alone outside the schoolyard fence, watch the other children play.

Drawing this Rune signals a time when the Shame you lived with for so long can be understood and healed, dissolved into memories and pictures that belong only to the past.

Again, fascinating notes. I need to ponder the meaning, as I do for all of these. Yes, as accurate as a Magic 8 Ball. More interesting it is.