The Old Artist (and the non-hierarchical, non-temporal, non-linear aspects)
Originally written for the Star Matrix Masters group, this is one of the most profund expressions of the Modern Energy Art manifesto, and makes all the difference to "life as an artist." Yes, and then there's the sension story about "The Old Artist" (and their non-hierarchical, non-temporal, non-linear aspects ...)
The Non-Linear, Non-Hierarchical, Non-Temporal Aspects
Had a strange thing this morning you could call "Listen to your past aspects!"
Now this is strange because we have this idea that we start out stupid and end up getting wiser/smarter/better as the incarnation progresses.
And it sort of makes sense when you think in terms of a beginner trying to make something, a pot of clay or whatever, and their results are worse than the guy who has been making pots of clay for fifty years.
HOWEVER ... I've been questioning this linear progression of age and wisdom for a long time.
The "art" context makes it 100% clear that the only way to deal with aspects is to understand that
Now let us dissolve the "art" context and consider this thing with the valuable, precious and beloved unique aspects over life in general.
We have found that younger aspects have wisdom that we need, right here, right now. We are NOT smarter than them, we are NOT more enlightened, it is NOT a linear progression from dumb to amazing at all.
It's a totally different tapestry, it's non-hierarchical, and it is non-temporal.
So yeah. You don't have to do "better" than your younger aspects. You just have to do YOU in order to contribute to what is eventually going to be your YOU. Neither better, nor worse, unconditional, precious and beloved.
And that really moves me. xxx
My dear EM just gave me a sension that made me cry.
It was a collection of young aspects across the ages of life, standing around a really old aspect who is painting a "really bad" duck with shaking hands and unable to see close up what their endeavour is actually producing.
This will be the last painting any aspect would ever do ...
The younger aspects are silent and intent, fully focused on the old artist.
They are sending their love and support, their admiration across time and space, and the old artist is smiling, loving the moment, getting lost in their art, eternal joy in their heart ...
Years beyond, people will travel the world to stand before this painting, and strangely, feeling uplifted and encouraged by it; and some will go home, and try to paint something in the colours they love ...
Dec 14, 2020
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