Figure 170: John Dee’s black scrying mirror, in which Edward Kelley received a vision of Babalon that frightened him out of performing any further magic.
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Sekmet with her kitties - Cairo Museum [x]
Most humans might not still believe in the old Gods, but cats know what’s what!
Beautiful !!! \O/
THINKING SEKMET IS NOT REAL
WE KNOW BETTER
Soap, soap, soap! Soap is everywhere and used every day by millions of people, but making soap at home can be better for those with sensitive skin and those who desire certain ingredients or a lack of certain chemical ingredients in their soap. Soap can be easy to make with…
Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl (Hungarian, 1860-1933)
- Souls on the Banks of the Acheron, 1898
(details and full painting)
Hermes guides the souls who have just descended to the underworld. He is their last light. The souls desperately reach for him, fearful of the eternal darkness.
The souls of the children are peaceful and unafraid.
Carl Jung considered Hermes the divine messenger, communicating between the light of the everyday world and the darkness of the unconscious: dreams, madness, and death.
"The dissatisfied shades crowd around Hermes as he strides among them and implore him to relax his step, to stay the march of doom. But Hermes walks on regardless, with the calm inexorableness of a god, walks on and past the craving throng." - Helen Zimmern, The Art Journal, 1900
Tinctures! I love these! In fact, this would be one of the more tried methods for herbal mixtures that I use and have used for years. A tincture is a concentrated herbal mixture, generally used when people need a concentrated dosage of herbs very fast, as tinctures are taken…
Anise (Pimpinella anisum), also known as: Aniseed.
Parts Used: Oil, seeds.
Bodily Influences: Abortifacient, Anodyne, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Aromatic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Expectorant, Galactagogue, Pectoral, Stimulant, Stomachic.