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We Look To Man…

Portrait Of The Artist – Collage/Pencil Drawing/Photography by Toni Roberts

To save us…

And vote dangerous fools into office

 

Man cannot save man from man’s sole enemy...

Himself

 

Only That Which Caused Man Into Being…can do that…

 

To find the way out

Turn your search

Inward

Toni Roberts

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Who Is To Say…?

“Creation” – Collage/Drawing/Photography by Toni Roberts

Who is to say what is the Dream and what is the Life…? 

Are the vivid events of my so-called sleeping mind not in Truth the Life…? 

While this planet Earth…this hell of confusion…to which I awaken each morn…

Is this not the Dream…? 

Nay…the Nightmare…?

 Who is to say what is the Dream…?

 And what is the Life…?

 Who is so sure…?

 Who is so certain…?

 

Toni Roberts

 

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The Ultimate Leap In Life…

 

Is to let go of all the bullshit

And know that LIFE’S “gotcha!”

 

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Getting Through Life’s Dark Moments Unscathed…

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Melancholy – Photograph by Toni Roberts

No more reaching…no more preaching…no more stretching beyond Self

Beyond wherever I find myself at any given moment in TIME

Instead…I waitstill…patient…knowing that we exist in an ever-changing Now

Knowing that there is no need to waste precious Energy in futile attempts to change whatever the current Reality…by means of the human will

Thus it is that I walk this daily path guided by neither desire nor fear

Nor by the egoistic hubris of believing that I have knowledge of what should be

Instead…I humbly partake of whatever distasteful dish that Life presents to me…

Knowing that I have helped prepare it in some hidden kitchen…of my subconscious mind

And so…with one prayerful…careful step after the other…I continue on…at peace…in the darkness of this Great Unknown…with only the Light of my Faith as guide…

Toni Roberts

 

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This Season Of Christ…

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Isis With Baby Horus – Yemaya and Mary – Altar Arrangement and Photograph by Toni Roberts

Our conquerors taught us that there is nothing sacred in the stars or in the moon…that there is no magic in a singing brook or roaring ocean…no great mysteries in all the changing seasons…not in the glorious, bursting colors of fall…or in the holy silence of a snowy winter day

Our conquerors destroyed our connection with the Mother…taught us to feel shame at our love for HER

Our conquerors replaced IsisOsiris and Horus with a tale about MaryJoseph…and Jesus…their male child…who so resembled our conquerors…

They told us that this Jesus was a “mangod…” to be obeyed and worshipped…

And more than two thousand years later…like obedient children…we still bend our knees in prayer and worship before Jesus the “mangod…” of our conquerors…of those who tortured and murdered our forefathers…raped our foremothers…destroyed our ancient civilizations…stole our gold…silver…and diamond-filled lands…ripping us from our natural and holy way of life…into enslavement

And yet…more than two thousand years later…we continue to repeat the fable…the myth we were taught by our conquerors…

We continue to pray to…and worship his “mangod…”

Who have we become…?

More than two thousand years later…?

We…First Humans of planet earth

Who are we now…? In this new world…?

One created by our conquerors…?

Let us ponder this…this Christmas season…

This season of the “mangod…”

The Christ…

Of our conquerors

 

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A Bit of Wisdom From Marley and The Grandfather…

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A Bit of Wisdom from Marley and the Grandfather – Photography by Toni Roberts

if your Inner Life is on track

your outer life unfolds…

perfectly

 

from the inside

out

 

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Your Bodily Ills…

 

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Tranquility – Photography by Toni Roberts

are trying to attract your attention

to that which you are ingesting

for the nourishment…

of

body

mind

and

soul

 

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LET…

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Bronx, NYC Skyline At Sunset – Photograph by Toni Roberts

has replaced make

as the operative word in my life…

 

what a difference a word makes…

 

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Non-Resistance…

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Sitting At The Window…Cloud-Gazing – Photography by Toni Roberts

Life is a series of adversities followed by abundant blessings…which cycle right back into adversity…the sun rises and then darkness descends…such is the rhythm and nature of human existence. We who would hope to emerge unscathed from Life’s ups and downs must learn to bend…non-resistance…acceptance…lest we be broken by the ill-winds of misfortune

 Toni Roberts

 

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There Is Only…

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A Quiet Spot For Time Out… – Photograph by Toni Roberts

the

Eternal Now

 

Time

is

a

human construct

 

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