Articles & Essays

Eclipse Paths and Tectonic Plates: An Observation of Current Events

By Dennis Klocek May 20, 2012 Comments Off on Eclipse Paths and Tectonic Plates: An Observation of Current Events

I found these two charts worth considering during the annular eclipse today. The one on the right shows the path of totality of the eclipse between Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta in northern California. In the chart on the left that path is traced on a seismic map. The black line is the path of…

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The Moral Roots of the Climate Crisis

By Dennis Klocek December 23, 2011 Comments Off on The Moral Roots of the Climate Crisis

This is the last chapter in “The Harmonies of Storms” Dennis'  PDF eBook on the Music of the spheres; Harmony in climate change. In his widely acclaimed movie, An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore concludes that the climate crisis is in reality a moral crisis. Just what does that mean? How is morality, traditionally a soul…

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Earth Consciousness

By Dennis Klocek December 16, 2011 Comments Off on Earth Consciousness

The picture is an image of stars falling out of the sky as snow and then falling to earth as crystals. From the point of view of alchemy my thinking is creative when it is focused on the cosmic or starry dimension of my life. That is the source of solutions to my issues. Alchemically,…

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Protection from Dark Thoughts

By Dennis Klocek July 25, 2011 Comments Off on Protection from Dark Thoughts

By the power of the ChristAll curses whether ancient, hidden or repeatedAre found, bound and defeatedAnd must leave me now To be: Revealed by the LightTo be: Absolved by the TruthTo be: Returned to the Source From this time forward!Right now! Forever! So be it!It is so!Let it be done! Thank You Protective mantra from alchemical…

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Soul Breathing

By Dennis Klocek July 22, 2011 Comments Off on Soul Breathing

Soul breathing exercises are useful tools for transforming stuck belief structures in the soul. The first set (Spirit Biography) addresses issues in your past that have served to form beliefs in the present. These forces in your life constitute your spirit biography. They are impulses only dimly sensed by you but that form an energetic…

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Anxiety and the World Soul

By Dennis Klocek April 5, 2011 Comments Off on Anxiety and the World Soul

The recent earthquake, tsunami and ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan are truly events that warrant sympathy and compassion for the Japanese people who lost family, livelihood and property to catastrophe. The death of so many people in such a short time gives cause for reflection on the tenuous nature of human life. Due to the…

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Techniques for Transforming Dreaming

By Dennis Klocek March 22, 2011 Comments Off on Techniques for Transforming Dreaming

Meditation – Dennis Klocek The technique of transforming dreaming is to saturate the going into sleep and the waking up times with as much attention and devotion as possible. For this reason Rudolf Steiner has given a number of very useful exercises and indications concerning these times of day. The fundamental idea however is not…

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The Great Karma Exercise

By Dennis Klocek March 22, 2011 Comments Off on The Great Karma Exercise

The roots of the karma exercise lie in the capacity to form an inner picture and hold it at will and then to dissolve it at will. Practice this form of imagining for five minutes as a prelude to the karma exercise.  This puts the soul in touch with an inner force that an alchemist…

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The Prayerful Warrior

By Dennis Klocek March 22, 2011 Comments Off on The Prayerful Warrior

The developmental signs of advancement in an alchemical soul practice usually involve some sort of healing crisis brought on by a discharge in the soul of accumulated assumptions and belief structures.  Most often these assumptions are not perceived by the student in a conscious way. They arise like dream fragments in the daily life and…

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Glyphs of the Zodiac

By Dennis Klocek February 7, 2011 Comments Off on Glyphs of the Zodiac

The constellations of the zodiac are traditionally rendered in pictographs called glyphs. In the ancient world the glyphs were carved into stone and the priests would run their fingers along the groove to enter into a trance state. In the trance they could tell the future and were able to tell the peasants when to…

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