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Ego’s Mask

secretsoftheserpent

Pretend you are going to see a movie .  You want to lose yourself in the movie, so the actors need to do a good job to make you think that what you see on the screen is almost real.  That is the sign of a great actor or actress, one who gets you lost in the show.  They get you on the edge of your chair in anxiety, weeping or roaring with laughter.  They almost convince you that the show is real.  That is the greatness of the art of movies, to make the audience lose themselves in the show.  Each and every one of you are in your own movie.  You are playing the part so well you have taken yourself in completely and are fulled by your own act.  You will never admit it because that would give your…

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Herbals, Paula Cas

Wychwood: The Earthen Healing of the Elm — Wildling

Good Witches Homestead

Elm specifically excels at lessening inflammation and excitation of the tissues. We often think of soothing herbs as those that are so mild as to verge on useless for any serious condition, and Elm is an excellent plant for correcting that flawed mindset. Elm is gentle enough for interna

Source: Wychwood: The Earthen Healing of the Elm — Wildling

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Food, Plants

Svalbard Global Seed Vault: The “Noah’s Ark of Plant Diversity” protecting the world’s seed resources

Life & Soul Magazine

Svalbard Global Seed Vault, otherwise known as the “Noah’s Ark of Plant Diversity”, is home to what is quite possibly the world’s most important treasures – seeds.

Deep inside a mountain on a remote island in the Svalbard archipelago, halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole, lies the Global Seed Vault. The Global Seed Vault isn’t just a large storage facility for seeds from around the world, but it is protecting the world’s agricultural genetic diversity and protecting future food supply in case of built to stand the test of time and the challenge of natural or man-made disasters.

The Svalbard archipelago, the furthest north reachable on a scheduled flight, was chosen for the vault’s location because it is remote, there are no volcanoes or earthquakes, and the permafrost keeps the seeds in deep-freeze. Svalbard Global Seed Vault’s remote location is 130 metres above sea level, and benefits from permafrost…

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