Elen of the Ways and the 4th of July

The day before American Independence Day seems an appropriate day to repost Door Number 17: Elen of the Ways. This afternoon brought a lovely synchronicity train of events leading me right back to this post and the door’s ongoing reminders of support. I already reblogged the original portal door entry once before, but here’s the link again. As we face down the “Agenda’s” in our own neighborhood, protecting our trees and our own sovereignty, it occurs to me that others may be feeling similar dynamics in their own lives — whether internal or manifested in the world “outside.”

Lately, I’ve found such powerful support for people saying “no” to any kind of abuse or manipulation. I’ve seen people formerly sucked dry by energy vampires regain their strength and glorious energy. As Rumi says, “There is a way. I have traveled it thousands of times.”

Blessed Be … and be the blessing.

Laura Bruno’s Blog

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, there have been times in my life when I’ve faced problems so tricky, so “impossible” that the only way out was in. Deeeeeep inside, through the inner rabbit hole, through the spiral and out the newly created portal. In those days, I’d paint a door, and you know what? It worked.

For the past three “doors,” I’ve taken to canvases that portray some sort of doorway or entry point — still portals, but not painted on actual doors. I usually select a local or personal issue as the initial point of need or emotional spark, but then I create the portals as offerings for how such issues play out across the world. “As Within, So Without,” and “As Above, So Below.” I’ve painted portals for healing Lyme Disease, for welcoming a return of the Divine Feminine and the Divine Masculine

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  1. Posted by Eliza Ayres on July 3, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Reblogged this on Blue Dragon Journal.

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  2. Posted by Kieron on July 3, 2018 at 7:22 pm

    Hmm… I have a heavy wooden door almost *exactly* like the Door 17 photo in your original post, complete with the old fashioned brass knob and plate. How synchronous. 😉 It once was the kitchen door, and is probably as old as this house, but we removed it for ease of access. It’s still around. I don’t want to paint it, but I could easily do my own door portal. But for what purpose? That I will have to think about. Thanks for the idea. 🙂 It’s interesting that it’s been sitting in the basement for all these years and I never gave it a thought. Must not have been the right time.

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  3. Very cool, Kieron! Yes, I took ages to paint that door, but when it was time … it was definitely time. 🙂

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