Hello everyone and welcome 2015. Last year was a very intense year for many people. We had many changes in our lives, some for good and some for worse. This experience forced our personalities and this is the energy one needs in order to change. The quietude of Johannesburg over the holiday period indicates a well earned rest and breaking out of the rush of everyday life.
After all those transformations of last year what...
In the Orient, this flower has various symbolic aspects but its main characteristics stem from the fact that it blossoms on stagnant waters. This is why the lotus is seen as a symbol of purity; although blossoming on murky waters it remains immaculate. Rising out of the darkness to blossom in full sunlight, this flower is the symbol of spiritual fulfilment. It represents manifestation that emerges on the surface of the primeval waters, like the Cosmic Egg. The closed bud contains the realization of the potential hidden in the initial seed.
Walls by Constantine P. Cavafy (1896)