1 avr. 2013, 5h47m
Yesterday was officially recognized in the Christian calendar as Easter Sunday. It is marked as the day Jesus Christ was resurrected, three days after he was tortured and crucified at the hands of the Romans. Jews also observe their own religious beliefs at this time calling theirs Passover and recognizing similar events, except if I understand my doctrine correctly, they don't believe Jesus is the Messiah. Pagans don't normally recognize Judeo-Christian holidays or usually even acknowledge Jesus Christ but I'm not normal or usual to begin with. Today I have to admit I got caught up in these History channel biblical documentaries they've been prone to airing lately, so this is on my mind to share and I gotta say, I get it about Him. For my Wiccan brethren who may get offended by this statement or might get upset for me capitalizing the H, you had better think twice about that. We're not that much different from one another, trust me, and He must be acknowledged, there is no doubt of that. My parents raised my sister and I in not only a religious household but a spiritual one as well. They both taught us openly about Christ as well as carrying on the tradition of our spiritual heritage in the form of Hinduism, as my parents were Hindus and baptized my sister and I as such. We celebrated both Christian and Hindu Holy Days; it was only natural that my mind become fascinated by the topic of theology and more specifically, people's individual belief systems. People are so afraid to speak of what they believe. In fact we have rules about it, right? Don't talk about politics or religion in bars. That's ridiculous. Why not? Where else are you gonna talk about controversial subjects if not at a bar under the influence of alcohol? That's when people's real comes out. These two topics coax the passion out of people. Add spirits and it ups the ante on how quickly the two participants will end up disagreeing.
For the record I don't consider myself Hindu nor Christian, and I definitely do not think of myself as Wiccan or even pagan now, when that was the latest label I was grappling with. I am not a label person to begin with, and now even more so against calling myself this or that, but as time goes on I find my fascination with the topic of labels growing with each passing moment as I push forward on self-improvement. I've been able to tolerate 'pagan'.
There is actually a new word swirling around my head these days I must confess to you, a word that since personal research uncovered it, feels more natural to me than any other. That word is gnossos. If my Greek serves me well, I believe it means "knowledge". Those who have knowledge, and are in constant pursuit of knowledge, are "gnostics". Well look at that, the red line goes under the word, formally not recognizing that word, as if it doesn't exist. Interesting treatment, seems as though nothing has changed for centuries.
Yet it seems as though the biggest conspiracy ever is finally being unraveled for all to see. It just goes to show, it doesn't matter how much time passes, the truth of things always manage to surface somehow. That's how it goes. Alright, I can certainly appreciate that statement might make some people uncomfortable. Unfortunately for those people that doesn't really make a difference. Truth is truth, and it's also not, because as we are learning, truth has become subjective. You could watch 5 documentaries on Jesus Christ all back to back and they would somehow all offer contradictory statements, thus confusing the masses more. Because that's what everyone is, confused about the whole thing. It's truly not my place to convince anyone of my own personal beliefs. Those are mine for me to sort out on my own terms in my own time, a massive soul-searching project of the highest undertaking. But what I can do is say this: Think for yourselves, gather information, and most importantly open your eyes, ears, and hearts. At the end of the day love is all we really need. It is the most important thing to have in your life, for without it, life is empty. Truth of the matter is, a variety of religions harbor the same common themes. Love, devotion, faith, respect, and spiritual protection once certain rituals are performed and conditions observed. We just watched the Vatican choose a new leader just a few mere weeks ago, a new Pope put in place to change the face of the Catholic Church, an entity that is suffering greatly at this moment as it always has, and do you want to know why that is? Because from the very beginnings of the Catholic Church when Constantine adopted Christianity as his religion, he ended up pushing his own agenda instead of the messages he was really supposed to. Is it that far-fetched that a man would even do that? Change the story so it suits his preferences. Take vital details out of context. Alter the course of spiritual history for all the ages about the circumstances surrounding a "man" that still makes people nervous, just as He did all those millions of years ago. Doesn't that make you think? It certainly makes me sit up and take notice. To keep on provoking the same characters time and time again, I'll be really honest...I dig the Dude. What a rock star! He inspires freedom and rebellious, forward thinking, and is just as current today as He was millennium ago. It is love beyond measure; faith without proof, and changing our world for the better, which I'm sad to say desperately needs a huge dose of that. Our Mother Earth is crying out for Her children to step up, start doing something worthwhile for themselves and the planet.......because if we don't, surely it will be done for us. My point is this, it has become apparent to me that all of us are truly connected, none of us differing so much from the next person, and regardless of what or Who we believe in, it really is all the same at the end of the day. All of it comes from the same origin, and all of it goes to the same transitional end. Round and round and round we go, where we stop no one knows. So Jesus, this Earth Child/Daughter of the Goddess is officially re-acknowledging Your existence. I wasn't really resistant to You in the first place. Denial is Ignorance and Ignorance is not bliss, contrary to how the popular saying goes. In my mind, JC is just a cool, hippie dude who smokes the best trees and listens to the grooviest music, and spreads love and positive reinforcement. Shouldn't that be top priority at the end of the day?