People Are Really Children (Revised 22nd September 2010)
Yes, it is back to the basics of all beginnings...
It is there that we can all remind ourselves that we all were born babies as innocent as they all are and without all this heavy and dirty baggage which the world has presented us with along our way from childhood to adulthood.
From the world's worst villains present, past and future...
From nasty, brute, cold, selfish, self-serving, hypocritical, false, cheating, inhuman, ignorance-promoting, hatred-for-all-differences-promoting, controlling, unfair, biased, prejudiced, anti-goodness, anti Mother Nature, anti Equality-for-all, anti Real/Uncompromised Academia, anti Real/Uncompromised Arts and Sciences, anti Equal-Rights-For-All, anti-Factual, anti-Freedom, anti-GLBTIQ, anti-Women, harmful and bad Businesses, Religions and Governments to common criminals...
No difference - we all were born babies - Children!
Where did all the poison, the dumb behaviour, the primitive/dark-age mentality and all the harm creep in and changed people into freaking cold-hearted monsters without scruples, without compassion, without any love, caring, consideration and respect for the well-being of/for our fellow human beings???
Will we ever learn to love one another without having to compete with one another?
Will we ever teach one another that all of our so-called "Competition", all of our languages, all of our words, of our definitions, of our codes of values, of our codes of conduct, of our Traditions...
All of our Mythologies/Religions/Beliefs, our Laws/Rules, of our Academia, of our Systems/Ways, of our Governments...
No exceptions at all - They all were invented/created by us human beings and even our concept of Gods/Goddesses and a Supreme Being or many - we've made it all up ourselves.
Why? In order to satisfy our need to be, to feel relevant!
And it could all and everything be fine and dandy if only we could learn to lose the fear of losing...
If only we could lose our extremely pathetic/stupid and unenlightened Competition...
If only, we could lose our fear of/from the New and Unknown...
If only we could lose our embarrassingly meaningless "Need" to be in control to extents which are absurd and harmful to our own selves and to others...
If only we could respect one another's basic human dignity to be free and respected regardless of all differences because we all are human beings and whether we like it or not, we are in this together for the short/temporary journeys in the flesh here on Mother Earth.
Absolute control is an illusion of short shelf-life.
Superiority is a temporary illusion and the lies of bullies.
Hatred of/for our own mutual differences is primitive, ignorant and harmful to all people.
Some write it is too late, there is too much to hate, so much hatred, too many bad people, too much harm, too much damage.
Evolution is never ever easy when we hold back from that what we are made out of - Changes!
People - I see them all as children.
We all are works-in-progress from the highest to the lowest human being alive or dead.
Many lifetimes come and go and none of us can avoid our own Evolution.
Next time that you feel bad and hatred - Do remember that we all were born babies - Children - human beings and the rest...
Well, the "Rest" is really Rubbish that we've made up along the way and so well indeed that instead of serving us, we find ourselves serving the rubbish that we've invented.
It is the falling in love of the inventor with his/her invention all over...
The more I think the more I realise how the world is forgetting to actually live, chiefly when it finds itself lost in the mad and stupid competing race - to be/to feel and to remain "Relevant".
There is no answer except Evolution.
It surely fits us all, no exception!
I still love the World chiefly when I see it as a Child.
Love and Light,
Sky a.k.a. JD Aeon - Pagan Wiccan GLBT MTF Witch Shaman Occultist
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Reality follows not any rules - I think you're crazy - Thoughts in miscellaneous extracts - In the living years - A bag of bonesBy SkyOfLehigh
Reality Follows Not Any Rules
I Think You're Crazy
Thoughts in Miscellaneous Extracts
In the living years
A Bag of Bones
All of the Writings by JD Aeon a.k.a. Sky (c) 1982-2010 US UK France Brazil
REALITY FOLLOWS NOT ANY RULES
How many times have we asked ourselves whether we are or we are not realistic about something that matters to us?
The problem with "Realistic" is the proverbial fog of societal conditioning which surrounds it.
People are conditioned from very early age by their society, cultures to be realistic in life. Such seems actually benign and dignified.
However under a closer examination we will find out that it is not what we thought it was at all.
Think! Reality makes success of/ to people and things that do not merit any success.
How many times have you seen people in position of power, leadership and importance that you know very well by rules of reality that they've never earned the credits for such nor have any of the merited virtues bestowed upon them.
Examples are easy and abundant... The leaders who should've never been allowed to be leaders, the teachers who should've never been allowed to be teachers...
The winners who are not really winners because all they have is "pose" besides their non-merited/non-earned winning.
Winners that should have never been allowed to be winners and so forth.
How many of you have worked for arrogant, ignorant and pathetic "dictators"???
People who think that they run the proverbial show when in reality the show always runs them because all that they have besides money is pose and all they know how to do well is to run their foul mouth... Insulting people and ruining lives...
When something goes wrong these comedic, idiotic bastards do not take any blame at all for their part in whatever it may be and instead they blame anybody that they can find under their feet. People either laugh at them or feel a bit sorry for them behind their back...
There is no accountability hiding behind money. Money does not buy the virtues of Wisdom, kindness and Mutual Respect for anybody's heart and soul. Each and every person are what they are by nature... Some people along the way while growing up lose their respect and love for themselves and later on for the rest of the world. It is quite sad and lamentable!
They think that they know... But in fact they really do not know what they are doing.
Talking is cheap. Living what we feel and are calls for bravery and for the natural support from/of Circumstances and also for the Universe's protection against the helplessness of poverty dictated by circumstances.
From the perspective of a nice society that tells you that if you work hard and long maybe you will be successful and attain your goals later in life... But in our way to that we all begin to see and to find too many people who simply break all the rules and become winners without any merits, efforts nor gifts... People who do not fit for the great and wonderful positions that reality has placed them in... Bosses and chiefs who should've never been allowed to be bosses and chiefs!
Where is "Realistic"?
Suddenly "Realistic" loses its power of meaning.
Suddenly wishing for dreams to come true does not sound so far-fetched because dreams may come true as they do all around the world everyday for some people when their time does come for such a blessing.
Anything can happen, anything is possible and reality obeys not any rules!
I suspect that regardless of whether a person is cut for success or not, if such a person happens to be care-free enough to be open to all possibilities and because of that such a person happens to be doing exactly what she/he should be doing in life and happens to be exactly where she/he should be all the time... Then success does happen not because of world and societal rules but because of spiritual virtues or lessons to be learned.
The bottom line is, forget "Realistic"! Do not box yourself in the small mentality of what can and cannot be for you based upon what you have and are.
Life is much more than what you are and have at any given moment and circumstances have a mind of their own ergo reality could make you and give you more than you ever thought possible...
Do not fence yourself in a prison of your own doing!
Merits and virtues will always be good however they are not the sole owners of success and happiness.
Reality owns whatever it allows and we must open our selves to all 360 degrees all around! We must expect the unexpected and be prepared for whatever may come.
The infantile "If I do this, then I merit and get this" is but wishful thinking because reality and the past all around you tell you differently.
Sure it feels good to work for what we wish for. Sure it is nice to believe that if we work hard on behalf of what we want, we may actually get it... But Life does not always work that way, reality does not offer any guarantees at all.
There are so many proverbial assholes/baddies in positions of success and power and most of them never worked for it nor ever merited their success and power.
Free yourself from the societal boxing of labels like "realistic" and begin to consider the fact that anything is possible.
How? First you must find a way to be exactly where you should be and to be doing exactly what you should be doing at each moment of your life.
If you do that, you will see that doors will begin to open all over town for you and life will flow and wishes will come true without much effort on your part.
I am myself trying to do that.
Love and Light,
Sky a.k.a. JD (JD Aeon)
Online informal writing/posting and blogging may not be deemed lucrative nor as great and prestigious as being published formally in magazines, newspapers and books...
However it is a valid and effective avenue for sharing as dignified as any other whether with or without all of the proverbial whistles and bells of the so-called Success - whatever that may turn out to be for each and every one of us individually!
I love sharing online and whether I, my work get formally published in magazines, newspapers and books or not, whether in the past, in the present or in the future, it will not change my sacred pleasure of sharing online as I did, do and will do until I am no more.
Sky also known as JD Aeon
I Think You're Crazy
In one of my ordinary Thursday and/or Friday night attendances to the Karaoke Sessions in magickal Pennsylvanian Bethlehem (Lehigh Valley) at the GLBTIQ Club/Pub/Restaurant "THE DIAMONZ" -
I've found this meaningful song called "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley...
And I've felt its meaning being one and the same with my own personal harmonies and dissonances. I loved it!
Perhaps it is the fact that it bluntly tells you and I that we are not in control...
Because as matter of fact nobody truly is.
We all get to situations and positions in life that we tend to think confidently that we have it all figured out, that we have mastered it out... We all get the feeling that we are in control most of the time chiefly when it comes to our own personal life, our decisions and our own "thing".
But we are arrogantly mistaken. We are wrong!
Circumstances beyond our human controls are always there and they are always more powerful than us all and they will always have their way regardless of whom we are, what we have and/or how we feel.
Yes, I think you're crazy if you think you are in control because you're not! I'm not and nobody is.
Not being in control...
This does not mean that we should throw all caution and caring to the winds and act like a mad chaos harming our own selves and hurting any other human being unlucky enough to be stuck with us, in our lives or simply around us from time to time.
This does not mean that we should throw our lives in the rubbish bin.
We never know enough and we will never ever figure it all out in one lifetime.
It is an ordinary part of all life to wait and to act when doors do open for each and everyone of us however we must know our own selves enough in order to choose our true will, our truest wishes and fulfil our own reasons to be here by living that what we came here to live, to share and to experience.
A gift is always an exercise of giving and taking and regardless of whether people comply to such, circumstances sooner or later do make sure that you give as much as you receive in one way or the other.
Loss and winning cannot exist without each other.
I want to thank Diamonz's Karaoke host - Royal for bringing this tune to my attention when he had first shared it during the Karaoke night singing it a few weeks ago... Thank you!
We all are crazy sometimes because we all think that we are in control sometimes...
Love and Light,
Sky a.k.a. JD Aeon
Thoughts In Miscellaneous Extracts
Abusive relationships are so easy to get entangled with and so hard to end.
It is sad to see human beings hurting in a prison made out of their own choices.
To me, change is what all life is made out of, destruction could not exist without construction and they are lovers to each other, evil and good are simply labels, adjectives to qualify our reactions to what happens to us or anything, but they are just our limited definitions, our limited perceptions of our best understanding of our reactions.
I prefer to see all as it is, one is a part of two and two would never exist without one… It is much simpler than what it seems yet quasi impossible to be grasped sometimes.
There is a false sense of security in numbers and in following rather than leading.
I've always led all of my life even as a child and I wish I could find somebody to rest my search, to take the lead for me a little bit.
But not as,nor with any proverbial jackass/ego-tripper/abuser, I need not anyAbusers playing Master in my life!
What I need and I do wish for is a mutually loyal Lover plus true Friend in my life!
A decent / dignified,cleanhuman being whom I would mutually share fire, water, air and earthwith.
It seems so helpless and much like winning the jack-pot in the millions lotteries, the odds are so much against my finding what I am looking for.
Death can be such resting thought I do agree that we all feel that way sometimes...
However we are not cowards, we are not quitters and we fight until the end because we respect our selves and the dignity of our flesh, of our best and truest wishes.
Since early age I have always said that I would rather die trying if needed be than to give up on my best and truest wishes, my true-will, my heart's content.
My approach is not a dogma nor an imposition, nor a determinant to other people however my heart's choice, my approach is my home where my heart is, with the Triple Goddess and the Horned God and the All.
The Creatress was always a combination of everything that She made Herself out of and we are tiny stars in Her body... Birth, life and death are but a blink of Her eyes because She knows we are Her children and She loves us all.
There is no "Better than" to me but differences and valuable human beings, owner of their beautiful differences!
It is hard to make sense of all of that when Life seems so miserable sometimes and our wishes never seem to come true... But that it is the time that we must show Her our trust, our love, our loyalty no matter how hard it may seem.
My life has been a challenge because I still have not found what I am looking for and maybe I never will, maybe it is all about the sacredness of journey and all of the exchanges thereof along the road to nowhere that we all must ride while in the flesh...
Ah how I wish I could instantly make things right for me yet I must bear the mighty power of my personal circumstances saying No!
No! Don't you worry because I never ever give up! Never!
Yes, I have done past lives regressions since early age and I've always felt quite apart from most people at times because I can easily become aware of much more than I can share and as most of you might well see, most people cannot handle "to know" and to survive "that knowledge" if given to them.
Never thought of myself as better nor as superior with my being "psychic", etc...
Again it is not about superiority, nor superlatives and other qualifying labels at all...
Superior is a cheap illusion of temporary shelf-life.
Nobody is superior nor better than one another but different and equally valuable as any other human being.
Different is the key word to all and everything in my way of coming to terms with people, things and all events thereof.
It is nice to imagine our wishes coming true, yes there is a feeling of peaceful and delicious times in the air when we indulge on the virtues of our heart's wishes as we imagine how it could/would be if only circumstances would support them in full.
I guess wishes are like gifts, we cannot neglect them or we do lose them and we forget how to dream, how to wish.
Of course nasty situations and their unpleasant circumstances beyond our human control may keep our wishes from coming true for the now and here or maybe for ever, however we must strive to continue to wish, we must keep on dreaming and fiercely defending that what keeps us alive inside and outside!
It is strange and beautiful at once the surprising events of synchronicity in our lives... As we suddenly listen to a song that seems to describe our present or most recent situations or we see a film that does the same... We all are connected and what we do does affect everybody sooner or later whether in this lifetime or in other lifetimes past or future.
I love the wheel of life as it spins our souls' chosen fortunes for each lifetime in the flesh that we choose to undertake.
There is no such a thing as "What I do not know won't affect me, what I choose not to believe will go away..."
Thoughts are proverbially "Things" on-hold until their actual event and birth in the world of matter does happen, that it is, if circumstances do allow.
There is no answer that fits for all.
There is no instant relationship!
Lies have short self-life while the facts and the ever-changing truth last for eternity.
To give up?
Giving up is something to be exercised as a total surrender chiefly if/when deliciously naked abed in the arms of one's naturally mutual and loyal lover and friend, surrendering to affectionate caresses, to passionate kisses, to many delicious and penetrating thrustings of mighty desires and love within the mutuality of two freely and willing hearts united as one...
That is the only giving up that I can live and offer.
Otherwise to give up - Never! I would rather die amidst trying if needed it be than to give up!
I can compromise, I can junk everything just to buy it all back again in some tomorrow to surely come or not, I can put things away, I can put things on hold, I can wait and be patient too however I will never ever give up what I want in my heart and in my soul!
I never did and I never will until I am no more!
Circumstances do hold all the keys.
Love and Light,
Sky a.k.a. JD Aeon
Our free will along with our truest wishes are our finest bearings !
Sunday May 27, 2007 - 08:41am EDT
In The Living Years
This morning I began to listen to this double Album CD called Billboard # 1s: The '80's and I've got to track # 8 on disc 2...
A song song came on - Mike and the Mechanics doing their "In the living years"...
At first it did not take to me as me and my belated dad never had much of problem with each other and he was always a good father and friend to me and my family in my time...
But then the line in the song sings - "I wasn't th ere that morning when my father passed away..."
I was driving to work but the tears began to fill my eyes as I felt as if it was today when he passed away back in 1996.
I've not any regrets nor any unfinished business with my dad but I must say I was not there when he passed away due to circumstances beyond his and my controls... I do miss my dear father as from time to time I remember his kindness, his dedication and his love for me and for our whole family.
I guess we take for granted the present and we think it will always be there whether it is this grey or this brilliant but the truth it is that all changes sooner or later and we do look back afterwards and we do miss and remember people and things that once were a part of our lives...
Sometimes we all think of what it was and none of us can help it but to miss it somehow.
"Celebrate me while I am alive it will give me one more reason to survive..." A dear friend once told me and the fact it is, such is very true and real!
To get out of the box from/ of the present and to look back at it from the future and realize that all and everything may be gone and only memories may have remained has an impact in our hearts and in the way we look at everybody and everything in our lives...
Maybe it is all about celebrating the here and now and reminding ourselves that it will pass and when it does we will be able to remember it fondly and without regrets much alike as I remembered my dad in the living years.
Emotions can be so deep and sweet sometimes.
Love and Light,
JD Aeon a.k.a. Sky
P.S. Have fun but with Wisdom!
Hardest thing, with my two feet firmly planted upon the deepest depth while at once my head touching the highest sky.
Crowley was good at the art of remaining separate for the sake of union, I for the sake of Meaning.
Ah tears and smiles are truly a part of one another sooner or later but always.
My verses are all I have to offer in this virtual world of many screens and many intentions which waste away between the distance of real or at times imaginary miles that we surround ourselves with.
As I am alive, healthy and able, I do not roll over when trouble knocks in my door!
A GLBT Pagan Wiccan Witch, Shaman and Occultist!
I am basically a decent and good human being however I am not complete nor perfect and mistakes I've made a few!
Whenever possible I've always made sure that I freely and willingly made up for my mistakes.
So let my foibles pass because you all are "Human" just like we all are!
By Sky a.k.a. JD Aeon
Lehigh Valley, 23rd Feb 2010
A bag of bones
Not easy at all to talk about bags of bones which may be way too personal but always a fact of life, something that we all are bound to encounter sometime...
While talking on the phone to my Mum who lives abroad the other day she had shared with me an emotional passage...
With the passing of somebody in family a few years ago, they had decided to exhume my late father who had passed away in the mid 1990's...
My Mum had chosen to be
present at dad's exhuming in order to see him again she had told
She disclosed to me that she had tears at the time and had been shocked and stunned to see a big man like dad reduced to a small "Bag of Bones"...
We talked it over and I shared with her that many years ago when dad was still alive and strong... The now late auntie Jessie had had herself a similar experience with another member of the family however I was there with her and saw it too...
That evening I had told dad about my experience along with auntie Jessie at the cemetery that afternoon...
I told mum, I still remember how dad smiled friendly and told me - Nonsense!
And how he loved to explain to me how we all must pass, if you are alive, you are dead because the only way out is through...
Change is what we are made out of and we, our souls will leave but our bodies will return to bones, powder and ashes...
Finally he had said - Don't be so sad because there are not any souls worth their sacred fire and light living in any cemetery anywhere except for other species following their own cycle of life in matter too.
Mum felt better somehow and seemed to smile as she thanked me for sharing that memory.
Life is beautiful but it is made out of changes and we may choose not to think of "Endings at the expense of Beginnings" however both cannot exist without each other...
Birth, Death and Rebirth again... They do happen every second at all levels in all that exists from macro to micro, no exceptions!
It is the sacred dance of existence - "Changing to free and freeing to change" for the sake of the evolution of all and everything that exist at all levels, at all places from macro to micro and in all worlds!
We are so busy living Life, taking chances with our bravery and surviving the risks with our wisdom...
Sometimes we forget to remember that we all are made out of changes, we forget the bag of bones, powder and ashes...
Maybe it might well be good for us all to temper a bit our ego, our excesses, our dislikes, our our mania for power over others, our hunger for control, our businesslike ruthless ways with a touch of the unavoidable mortality of our flesh, of our material world stuff.
But at the end of the day, We all are human beings and it is ok to be human.
I would not want to be in this world without my awareness, my love, my trust and dedication for the Goddess.
Love and Light!
Sky a.k.a. JD Aeon
Pagan Wiccan GLBT Witch Shaman & Ocultist