Magus

The Rose CrossTo be a magician is to take responsibility for one’s own life, completely.

As soon as one accepts that responsibility and ceases to blame others, one becomes a magician.  Whether one practices any particular system of magic is irrelevant.  The perspective of responsibility is itself the practice of magic.

A magician recognizes that one cannot change the world, only oneself.  A magician recognizes that the only way to change the world is to change the self first and then engage with the world.  A magician recognizes that, ultimately, the world is the self, and no change is necessary.

 

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About padmarosa

K.S. Zangmo is the Dharma name of a writer, singer, library worker, Adept of the New Hermetics, practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism, keeper of two cockatiels, wife, and stepmother, all of whom are the same person.
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