Author Archives: Marien Grace

The first animal – a totem

  This blue and red lizard, the Mwanza Flat Headed Agama, was our first animal sighting on Safari in Africa. On reviewing my pictures I am suddenly struck at the possible symbolic appropriateness for this creature to be totemic for me. … Continue reading

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Along the road in Tanzania; on the track in Kenya

(The following was written on August 22, 2014.) This morning we journeyed by van out of Tanzania into Kenya across the border towns. Along the highway is the commercial aspect of all the villages that occupy the region. This narrow … Continue reading

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Across the Mara in the Serengeti

(The following post was written on August 20, 2014) Mt. Meru, viewed from our cabin door at the Legendary Lodge in Arusha, in the picture below. As they say, objects in mirror are much closer than they appear.  After traveling today … Continue reading

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Divining before the journey, and early impressions

I have a dear friend who is trained (“merged” is the word used) in the way of the African Dagara tribe to divine for others counsel from the unseen realm. I remembered that this was available to me just a … Continue reading

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Before leaving for Africa, some considerations

(The following was written about two weeks before leaving for Africa, upon realizing that I had really not considered why I would go on such a trip beyond being of service to my mother’s dream. But I was going to … Continue reading

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Two-ness

Now that we have referenced the whOle Point / ZerOne and the Torus, and noticed how Two is already implicit in this, let’s explore Two further. When the center point, i.e. you or me, focuses on any aspect differentiated from … Continue reading

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How many ways can you say “Torus”?

From the whOle Point, ZerOne, speck-in-the-center-of-a-circle symbol, we are already referenced into Two. For instance, we have center and edge. Inside and Outside. We have a priori the implication of differentiation. The moment the circle is drawn, and remember that … Continue reading

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Opening Circle: What is meant by “Sacred”?

We must examine carefully the words we are using, especially the label that I’ve given to this particular circle: embodied sacred geometry. Each one of those words may mean something different to each of us. We need to consciously and … Continue reading

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