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Opening your 3rd eye will give you access to hidden things from the view and perception of ordinary mortals. It will allow you to transcend your human condition and to experience modified states of consciousness. Your third eye is the one who is connected to the source of all knowledge, it is omniscient, omnipresent, even if you do not pay attention to it; Thanks to him, you can feel what people think, what they hide from you without they need to tell you, you will be able to live experiences of mindfulness and to unveil the invisible dimensions and access to superior Levels of consciousness.
What is the third eye?
The third eye (also called “eye of the soul” or “inner eye“) refers to the gaze beyond matter. Of oriental origin, this esoteric and mystical metaphor mainly reflects self-knowledge. Symbolically, it is thus represented between the eyebrows, in the middle of the forehead.
Some authors, such as the French philosopher René Descartes, have suggested that this third eye illustrates the pineal gland, located between the two hemispheres of the brain. For Descartes, it would even be “the seat of the soul“.
Your 3rd eye could be that of that intuition that you listen to from time to time, without asking for anything, but doing it naturally because its function is to help, guide and protect you. Here, it will have a considerable place and will show you more precisely everything you need to know about your surroundings, your environment and even feelings. You will know all that you need to know and you will see everything you will have to see, without actually understanding it, by any means (dreams, signs, etc.), quite simply.
In ancient Egypt, the eye of Horus symbolized the pineal gland considered by the Egyptians as the door to penetrate into dimensions different from that of men.
Let’s see how to open this door…
An advice: Not “all” knowledge can also be beneficial to you and protects you according to the experience you have come to live on Earth. If you are not sure that you want to be able to accept the different realities that exist, for fear of being psychically disturbed, do not do it. Wait for the right time, you must feel ready, do not just curiosity!
Ritual to open your third eye
What you need:
- Lotus incense,
- A small bowl of water,
- A small bowl of salt,
- 1 purple candle,
- A pyramid or a crystal.
Ideal time to realize it:
- One day during the Ascending Moon.
Draw a magic circle*. Place all your ingredients inside the circle, close to you to be able to use them afterwards. Do not forget to light your purple candle and your Lotus incense.
Take a pyramid or a piece of crystal in your hand and begin to meditate on your will to discover the hidden secrets of life, the universe.
As soon as you feel ready, grab the bowl of salt in one hand, while holding the pyramid or crystal on the other, turn to the north and say this:
I invoke you, O guardian of the North Tower, by the salt of the earth.
Take the candle, turn south and say:
I invoke you, O guardian of the South Tower, by the sacred fire.
Then take the bowl of water, turn to the west and say:
I invoke you, O guardian of the Tower of the West, by the water of the sky and the rivers.
Take the Lotus Incense, turn east and say:
I invoke you, O guardian of the Eastern Tower, with this perfumed air.
Stay turned east and add:
In the presence of the guardians of the towers, and of the four elements,
I humbly ask you, O Asariel, to open my third eye.
Let me see the past, the present and the future. Allow me to feel what others feel and access all kinds of knowledge.
So be it!
Continue to meditate for a moment, let yourself be imbued with energy and visualize your third eye open. You can then get out of your magic circle and let burn your purple candle as well as incense on your altar. If it is daylight, resume your activities or if it is night, go to bed. In the days that follow, you will soon feel the effects of the opening of your third eye!
*We will develop in a next article the creation of the magic circle.
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All those who practice magic know this well: prayer and, more generally, words have powerful power. And there are some more powerful words than others; They trigger vibrations and put you in direct contact with the Universe. We are going to reveal here these magic formulas, which some also call “mantras” or “oral talisman”.
What is a magic formula?
A magic formula is a mantra.
A mantra is a condensed formula, consisting of a single, several or a series of syllables that are repeated for a certain time with a suitable rhythm. The mantra is widely used in Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism and … esoteric circles!
This Sanskrit word is made up of the verb root man (think) and the suffix -tra, which forms neutral substantives for the instrument performing the action in question. It is based on the power of sound, linked to the name of a specific deity.
The vibration of the sound and its resonance has the power to modify the environment of the speaker.
To know: Any properly pronounced name, as we learn from the kabbalistic tradition, can be mastered if pronunciation and repetition are correct. In the Jewish religion it is forbidden to pronounce the name of God for this reason, for man can not dominate the Divine.
However, you can use these heavenly entities to help you through a specific request…
With these magic formulas, be sure of it: whatever your wish, it will come true! These words are of extreme power.
The magic formulas
These entities are not to be invoked all at the same time, you only have to solicit one power at a time, you can invoke one as soon as your wish has been fulfilled. Otherwise, your requests would annihilate each other.
Choose from these powers the one that will help you fulfill your wish. Then repeat 21 times its name in a remote place, away from daylight. The ideal would be to be in complete black. This ritual is to be performed 3 times during the day: when you wake up, then in the middle of the afternoon and in the evening before going to bed. Once the ideal quiet place found, relax and concentrate on the reason for your request. Think of what you want to see realized, then, as soon as you feel ready to invoke the power in question: recite his name in a low voice, taking your time. You can use your hands to help you count up to 21. Do not forget to mentally thank the power in question. After the ritual is finished, resume your activities or rest, knowing that your request has just been transmitted to the Universe and that it considers it already fulfilled! You no longer have to wait until your wish is fulfilled.
ATTENTION: Every act of magic must be done in the greatest secrecy. If you do any ritual: keep silent, and do not tell anyone (at least, as long as your wish has not been realized)!
To win a lawsuit
Meaning: Great is Yahweh
Call him to solve your problems with Justice. You will win your case if you are a victim and you will have the leniency of the judges if you are charged.
To bring back the loved one
Meaning: Brakes, broken
If you want to bring back the person who left you and repair your love story, that’s the name to invoke! He or she will come back to you for sure!
To be serene and spiritually elevated
Meaning: Spirit of God
If you want to get serenity, enjoy the best conditions to meditate or elevate yourself spiritually, invoke this power that will help you get closer to God.
To make the right decision
Meaning: Best Counselor
Invoke this name if you have an important decision to make. You will therefore be protected from the choice you have made and no longer doubts.
To put your mind in order
Meaning: God created
If you are lost at this moment and you are asking questions, invoke this power to help you put your mind in order. You will find calm and light.
To have a positive entourage
Meaning: raised by God
You wish to have a positive entourage, people whose can help you in your sentimental, family or professional life, it is the entity that you must call! You will meet the right people at the right time. Assistance may be moral or financial.
To find work quickly
Meaning: Treasure of God
Call him in case of financial problems. You will not win the lottery, but great opportunities will present themselves to you in order to earn money by the fruit of your work.
To get rid of loneliness
Meaning: friend of God
If you want to end the loneliness, invoking this name to make friendly or loving encounters!
To reconnect with relatives
Meaning: watch station
If you want to quickly have news from a loved one or people with whom you took some distance, this magic formula will make you renew contact!
To guarantee a good trip and a good stay
Meaning: Steppes of Moab
Before traveling abroad, invoke this name to be protected from any problems you may encounter during your stay. Be sure of it: everything will go well, leave the mind alone!
To get rid of bad people
This power will remove from you all false friends, enemies and people who do not want you but good. Very effective also for a particular person who is causing you harm.
To provoke a miracle
Meaning: God is listening
You can invoke this power for a unique and exceptional request. This formula is especially pronounced for causes in which all hope seems lost. A miracle can therefore be expected!
To improve one's work situation
Meaning: Trouble, obscurity
If you have a complicated business situation or a variety of problems, you can use this entity to eliminate all your worries at work, including jealousies, persecution or bad intentions.
To reconcile with your family
Meaning: Generous parent
If your family situation is complex and conflicting, by invoking this name you will be reconciled with your parents. You can also invoke it for members of your family that you have not seen for some time.
To have the house of his dreams
Meaning: stone paving
Before buying a property, invoke this power and you will be sure to find the apartment or the house in the ideal place that will meet your expectations!
To drive away bad energies
Meaning: the one that protects the palate
To get rid of the evil eye and restore broken harmony in your home, invoke this entity. Thanks to her, love will flood your home and all the evil energies will be hunted!
To win at games of chance
The invocation of this power favors money-making at games of chance, however, if you win, remember to donate one-tenth of your earnings to a person in need. Otherwise, you will never win again!
For justice to be done
Meaning: Divine Justice
If you have been robbed of any property or reward, justice will take place; You will find what you own or be compensated. At the professional level, you will have access to the position you deserve!
For better finances
Meaning: that God sits
A magic formula that will quickly end your money problems. Your worries will disappear and cash flows will be expected.
Breaking the deadlock
Meaning: in the shadow of God
If you are in a situation of despair and do not know what to do to improve your life, invoke this power and help will come to you in a totally unexpected way.
To have more self-confidence
Meaning: stone of the rescue
If you lack courage, strength or will, invoke this name to regain self-confidence and become more and more effective in your competences.
Here are 21 magic formulas at your disposal to fulfill your wishes! Make good use of it!
Be vigilant if you share these secrets from esoteric circles.
This knowledge should not be used to disturb these entities wrongly and do these rituals with derision!
The law of triple return always applies…
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Hello my Marmosets,
Between the legendary animals, the nocturnal creatures and the various characters that populate our imagination, there is another kind of “mystical entities”: these are the hybrid beings. Half-human, half-animal, these “creatures” often allow us (in our mind and therefore our subconscious) to exteriorize our own fears, our own “bestiality” by giving the human being a semi-animal appearance. These beings resemble us, but are different. Above all my marmosets, know that, concerning the sirens, there are two “myths” (why make it simple when one can make complicated?):
The siren most ingrained in our minds and the one we know best comes from medieval and Scandinavian folklore (contemporary myth): the siren half-woman half-fish.
The second comes from Greek mythology (ancient mythology) where the siren is depicted as a chimera half-woman half-bird.
For these two myths, the origin of the word would come from the Greek: “seirến“, and from the Latin “siren“.
From siren to siren
Their real meaning
“In general, demons of the souls, demons of the dead, tutelary geniuses of tombs, beings in turn or at the same time beneficial and malicious, as many characters of ancient demonology are, the Sirens are all this, and this aspect Is no longer disputed since Weicker’s important work on this subject. “
[Source: Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, “De quand date la Sirène-poisson” (“When did the Mermaid-fish appear?”)]
Their evolution through time
For the Scandinavians, the mermaid is a formidable monster called Margygr (the “giant sea”). This monster looked tall, with a terrible face, a pointed forehead, wide eyes, a large mouth and wrinkled cheeks. Yes, we are far from Ariel the little mermi super siren of Disney… sorry girls if I just break the image you made of her? … what? I’m a bit sadistic? Think about it, maybe a little!
According to Édouard Brasey, a French novelist, these oceanic creatures look in a mirror, symbol of the planet Venus in astronomy. Aphrodite, goddess of Love born of sea foam, is often represented with a mirror of gold. Even if she has no fish tail,
Aphrodite would be “the ancestor of sirens and protector of sailors”.
As with all the creatures of our imagination, the physical appearance we are giving them today is a succession of more or less important transformations over time. The Nordic siren, therefore, does not escape the rule!
In the medieval bestiaries, sirens are described as women “from head to pelvis” and fish from “basin to bottom with claws and wings”, thus merging the fabulous traditions of the Greek and German mythologies. Their image is engraved on the steles, tombs or Romanesque churches where they personify the soul of the dead as in ancient Egypt.
The Norwegian work “Konungs skuggsjá” describes her as a lovable creature, resembling a woman up to the waist, for “this monster had big nipples on her chest, like a woman.” She would also have long arms and long hair, and her face seemed human.
In the seventh century, the English monk Aldhelm of Sherborne describes them as fish-tailed virgins covered with scales. (So good!)
These two representations will coexist until the fifteenth century when the flying sirens (of the Greek myth) leave definitely the place, at least in our minds, a pretty woman with long hair and fish tail.
I would point out that at the time when all these myths permeate our imagination, women, or feminine beings, have mostly long hair. I think, and it is only my opinion (That’s it, I think I’m starting to play it smart to death again?), That the hair, like the nipples, are not only a feminine attribute, but also a “sexual” attribute having To attract, from a purely physical point of view, the “male” in its… nets… (yeah, I know, I’m too strong to take you where I want!). And then I can understand that it is more pleasant for the male sex to look at a pretty girl even if she has a fish tail (each her tastes) rather than a humanoid that squalls for a long time and goes away “at the wing” to the slightest annoyance (Alexia said, I remind you, that I was armored with humor: woman bird, at the wing, it’s rather funny, is not it?). Fine. I close the parenthesis.
Johannes of Cuba, a German naturalist, makes them live in gulfs at the bottom of the seas. As for Jacob Van Maerlant, a Flemish writer, says that one can find them as well in the seas as in the rivers. I suppose the latter has relied on the folklore of many European legends which mention sirens, living not only in the sea, but also in rivers and small streams.  They are then called sirens, but are also sometimes called “naudia” (nymphs) in Germanic beliefs, “dragas” or “donas d’aiga” (water ladies) ) In Occitania, etc.
Note that anglophones call them siren, the sirens antique (half-women, half-birds), and mermaid, the sirens scandinavian (with a tail of fish).
The origins and first traces…
From woman-bird to woman-fish
The bird-woman appeared in the first half of the 8th century BC, gradually giving way to the woman-fish.
The origin of the sirens, as we know them, probably comes from the narratives of navigators; The sailors might have mistaken the sirens with manatees (large aquatic mammals [their head reminds me of a dolphin]) and / or dugongs also called “sea cows“.
Well, I do not know what you think my marmosets, but to confuse a marine mammal whatever it is with a female creature (fish tail, we understood, thank you) must still be drunk a few liters of mead, or… have drunk a few liters of mead! Because physically, it’s still not the same thing!
In 1403, near Edam in Holland, two young girls captured a “specimen”. It was in fact a woman, found naked in the water and speaking no known language, and who was nicknamed the “siren of Edam”.
Christopher Columbus himself reports that he would have crossed three sirens near the coast of Santo Domingo. Disappointed, he would have said that they were not as beautiful as in the writings!
(Sorry my guy, but you can not have everything in life: “discover America” and fish the beautiful fish). On the other hand, American sailors would have seen it near the Sandwich Islands [Hawaii], (sandwich like tuna sandwich … ok … there, it’s not funny) “of great beauty that yielded nothing to the most beautiful women “. It is my opinion that it was not the same sirens. Especially that between the two “locations” almost 400 years ago. Unless in the meantime the sirens have embellished.
The influence of Ulysses on their transformation into women-fishes
A Megarian bowl discovered in Athens in 1947 during the excavations of the Agora, and a Roman lamp (belonging to the Canterbury Museum) illustrate a passage of the song where Ulysses is seduced by the daughters of Achéloos and both make their sirens Of women with tails of marine animals. And hang on well: the lamp dates from the 1st-2nd century AD, and the bowl of the second century BC!
The siren depicted on the Roman lamp is a woman of long, curly hair, with a prolonged torso, not a real caudal fin, but by the volute tail, smooth and without scales, of a marine reptile.
[Source: Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, “De quand date la Sirène-poisson ?” (“When did the Mermaid-fish appear?”)]
The legend of the siren-fish has spread to Haiti where it is known as “Mami Wata” (now, after several changes over time), where it would be assimilated to a sort of divinity of fertilization. But she would also be the “Mother of the Waters“, fear of the fishermen, symbol of the foster mother and destructive ocean. The cult of Mami Wata has spread to the Atlantic coast of Togo through Nigeria, Cameroon and Congo.
Today we owe our modern siren to Hans Christian Andersen, Danish writer, thanks to his story where the siren is no longer the terrible temptress but becomes a romantic heroine in search of love.
[To know: In Greek mythology, the descendants of Triton, son of Poseidon, called “tritons“, are considered the masculine equivalent of sirens. But, unlike them, this class of marine creatures could be male or female!]
Between myth and reality
A fascinating figure
The siren inflames the spirits, sometimes the hearts. She enchants us so much by her bewitching voice, as by all the myths that accompany her. (Girls in power!) However, the mysteries were such that scientists tried to find a rational answer.
From the 16th century, “dried” reproductions were exhibited in fairs and museums! (Berk!) In the seventeenth century, in the Netherlands, a certain Pavio would have dissected a siren in the presence of Johannes de Laet, a renowned doctor, which would have brought credit to their real existence. The head and chest were human, however, from the navel to the foot the creature was shapeless… but without tail.
The human being being what it is, it’s reported that in the nineteenth, Japan, India or China, hideous monsters were made with a monkey bust and a fish tail. It is obvious that this kind of “mutation” does not, in general, allow the survival of the child.
When science is involved!
In 1758, the sirens were briefly noted in the Systema naturae of Carl von Linné  (a work which founded the scientific classification of living organisms), but this taxon was soon abandoned by scientific classifications for lack of specimens or Credible descriptions .
Although the existence of sirens has not been considered by scientists since the 19th century, some have continued to take an interest in it, with more or less seriousness, such as ocean scientist Karl Banse.
According to him, sirens would be marine mammals and therefore would not have scales, and their corpulence would limit their distribution to the warmest waters of the tropics, they would have an agricultural way of life (algae, molluscs). They would eventually supplement their diet with human flesh, which would explain their habit of charming the sailors and taking them to the depths.
Conversely, some studies have addressed biological problems that prevent the existence of beings such as sirens. Several physiological parameters make it impossible for an animal of such an appearance to be viable, such as without going into details, temperature, etc. Other scientific possibilities suggest marine primates, but this is another story…
We can, as in the case of many fantastic creatures, ask us whether or not the siren (Nordic or not) really existed (or really exists). However, if it seems that eating fish helps us to have a good memory, some Asian writings report that eating siren flesh would make immortal!
I’ll stop you right now! Do not rush on pieces of breaded fish or various fish-based burgers, there is little chance that they contain siren flesh! Rather, precipitate yourself on the books and various media that relate more or less their legends: you will see: reading does good as much for the mind as for the memory!
Where to find them?
- The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen, 1876.
- Peter Pan, written by J. M. Barrie, 1911 (including sirens, among others)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000, characters of sirens are approached. (The book and the film)
- Mermaid, written by Carolyn Turgeon, 2011 (new literary).
- The Kingdom of Lenacia, written by Priska Poirier, 2011 (series of popular literary works)
- The siren, Kiera Cass and Madeleine Nasalik, 2016.
Movies – TV Series:
- The Little Mermaid / Rusalochka, Ivan Aksenchuk, 1968.
- The Little Mermaid / Malá mořská víla, CSR; Miroslava
- Safránková – Mermaid and Libuse Safránková, 1976
- The Little Mermaid / The Little Mermaid / Russalotschka / Rusalka, Bulgaria / RSS, Vika Novikova – Mermaid, 1976.
- The Little Mermaid, Tomoharu Katsumata, 1979.
- Splash, 1984.
- The Prince and the Mermaid, television series, 1995,
- Sirens, 2003 (telefilm).
- H2O, 2006 (Australian television series)
- Aquamarine, 2006.
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Fountain of Youth, 2011.
- Mako Mermaids, 2013 (Australian TV series)
Mangas – cartoon – Animated features:
- The Little Mermaid, from Disney Studios, 1989.
- Mermaid Melody, 2003.
- Mermaidia, 2006 (Barbie’s animated feature)
- Ponyo on the cliff, Hayao Miyazaki, 2009.
By immersing ourselves in all these fabulous archives and manuscripts (whatever they may be), we appropriate, during the time of their reading, a little of that immortality which, through all these fabulous creatures, passes through the centuries and Will survive tomorrow…
The writings remain, the words fly away … but the mystery still reigns …
See you soon my Marmosets!
Article written by S-P Decroix (author of The Princess Of The Deepest Times) and Leandro De Carvalho (author of Little Red Riding Hood: A New World).
Voynich’s manuscript: I have always been fascinated by this enigma. Being an unconditional fan of the fantastic and the mysterious, it could not be otherwise. This manuscript is a secret all by itself, pages after pages, jealously guarding the smallest piece of truth. Lara Croft and Sydney Fox would gladly pull it off, trying to uncover its true story – Indiana Jones, seeming to have already done it…
How can a simple block of leaves, connected together, arouse so much wonder and mystery at the same time?
After all, it’s just a book! Yes, but precisely:
What is this book? Its goal ? When was it written? Who is the author ?
Even today, all these questions remain in suspense, lost between mysticism and more down-to-earth theories. However, despite these many assumptions, all doubts remain allowed. That is what fascinates so much.
The discovery of the manuscript
The manuscript bears the name of the man who discovered it in 1912, near Rome, in a Roman religious congregation: Wilfrid M. Voynich. Composed of 234 pages, this book is made of vellum (dead-calf skin, worked in parchment). It would seem, according to pagination, that the work is missing 13 folios. Presumably, the latter were already missing when Voynich acquired the manuscript. Written in a totally unknown language, the book contains many illustrations, mainly plants, unidentifiable.
A carbon-14 analysis showed that it was manufactured between 1404 and 1438. Apart from what we know from our technologies, the manuscript only appeared in history in 1665. In fact, a letter dated from this time, Jan Marek Marci (scientist and philosopher) indicates that the book was bought by Rudolf II of the Holy Roman Empire (Prince of the House of Austria – great royal family). According to a correspondence study, the oldest owner of this book was Georg Baresch, an alchemist living in Prague in the 17th century. According to the hypothesis advanced, the manuscript will be held by the Roman College between 1648 and 1912.
The only signs reflecting the antiquity of the Voynich manuscript – the text remains incomprehensible – can be found in the illustrations, more specifically in the dresses and headdresses of the characters, as well as in the two castles that appear. These elements are characteristic of the European style, between 1450 and 1520. Although these illustrations remain mysterious, they were classified by researchers into six sections:
Even the American cryptologist William Friedman, known for having successfully deciphered the code used by the Japanese army during the Second World War, failed in his attempt to understand Voynich’s manuscript.
The main theories
The Voynich manuscript would be an encyclopedic work listing therapeutic plants, as well as substances of animal and mineral origin.
Some hypotheses suggest that it would be a medieval recipe to create the philosopher’s stone.
In 1970, a cryptographer of the US Navy said that the book had been written by several authors. This conclusion has recently been challenged by a writing expert.
Many authors have been attributed to this book, some of which have been discarded recently thanks to carbon-14 dating, others by the results of research – and for some, the mystery remains: Roger Bacon (author dismissed but long evoked John Dee, Edward Kelley, Anthony Ascham, Jacobus Sinapius, Jan Marci, Raphael Mnishovsky, Wilfrid Voynich (also dismissed by correspondence dated 1639).
An undecodable manuscript
The manuscript would be written in a European language, intentionally hidden by letter-coding.
Words would be encoded so that they can be found using a dictionary or an encryption table.
Much of the text would make no sense, hiding information in unnoticed details.
The language used would be invented from scratch.
The linguist Jacques Guy suggested that the manuscript used an exotic natural language, written with an invented alphabet. This theory would be the most coherent, and historically plausible.
The manuscript would come from Mexico and not from Europe, some plants appearing to resemble Mesoamerican species.
Many people think that this manuscript is purely an imposture. However, this hypothesis has been ruled out by all the studies carried out on the book.
The very fragile Voynich manuscript aroused so much curiosity in the world that the Beinecke Library where it was preserved (Yale University, United States) decided to cede – to a secret amount – the reproduction rights to a house Of Spanish edition, specializing in the publication of ancient manuscript facsimiles. Thus, 898 replicas will be produced, for a price of 7000 to 8000 euros each. For the manufacture of the first facsimile, the process will take no less than eighteen months.
Skeptics and more convinced must all admit a fact: the Voynich manuscript contains many mysteries. For to the questions “who?”, “when?”, “where?”, “why?”, no one can answer with absolute certainty.
And you, are you subjugated by the secrets that hide this old work? What are your theories?
Article written by Maud Wlek (Author of Nayra).
I am what I write.
Is the writer really what he writes? It is a phrase I like to affirm and to which many writers could identify… or not!
Indeed, when this sentence was read, at first sight, one could say that there is something to be afraid when one reads certain writers! For, not everyone writes romance novels or heroic and epic adventures! What is the part of truth and invention in a novel, a book? Where is the essence of the author who completed his work? Is a book just an exercise in style? What does he really reveal about his author and about us? Let’s look at these different points together, and it is a writer who speaks to you! This new approach to writing could well change your look at reading …
Are you sure you keep reading what follows?
A truth disguised or highlighted
What is true and what is false in what a writer can write? The writer is known to know perfectly how to speak Molière’s language, letters and rhetoric, so it is perfectly legitimate to ask himself whether he is authentic and whether everything he writes reflects the truth or Is a pure exercise in style and imagination?
Although the writer has a great deal of knowledge and verb, he is skilled at expressing in writing what he may not be able to say or reveal by word of mouth. Others, on the other hand, excel in both writing and speaking, but what matters is that he has things to say and a message to convey.
If some writers manage to communicate a clear and clear message, for others it is very difficult to understand at first reading what they meant! However, can he write about subjects that he does not know or feel intimately? Can he actually put words on what he has never experienced personally? Of course, you would tell me immediately! And I will say no. And I explain myself!
When a writer undertakes the writing of a fiction, it has a whole work of observation, investigation and understanding before approaching a subject that is particularly close to his heart. This is a crucial step for the credibility of a universe and the atmosphere it must generate. The illusion must be perfect! This is what makes a work appreciated by the reader: its striking realism, as if we were immersed in the heart of the story and we felt exactly the emotions of the characters; We are not only readers but actors of history; We identify with certain characters, we empathize with them, history makes us live emotions and opens us to understanding.
Everything we feel at the moment of our reading is closely related to the emotions that we could live in real situations! The same goes for the writer when he immortalizes his emotions on paper. As incredible as it may be: everything written by an authentic writer is deeply felt, at different scales certainly, but he cannot share a feeling or an event that would not first have reached his mind in some way ! In this he consciously or unconsciously associates a fictitious or semi-fictitious event with a memory or an emotion that he himself would have lived in his own life. As a film actor imbues himself with his own emotions to embody a character on the screen and give the impression of a perfect illusion, the writer must necessarily soak up his personal history to bring into the world a universe that will be authentic, not by its form, but by the depth with which the writer has chosen the right words to immerse us in the reality he has created in all sincerity. He can not give what he does not have intrinsically.
What is true in any writer’s work is the authenticity with which he shares his emotions. He does not need to have literally experienced what his story tells, but by writing it he transposes his feelings and feels them strongly about the present moment, along with the reader. Exactly as in a film, with an infinite richness of details and an unparalleled freedom of imagination! And that’s what makes the magic of writing! The reader fully appropriates history, transposing its own psychic projections onto those already transcribed. Thus, the reader puts familiar faces on characters that are agreeable to him and unpleasant faces on those who displease him, all this is done in an unconscious way, but actively participates in the pluridimensional character of the work!
A book is always born a second time in the mind of the reader. And it will be like this eternally, is not it magnificent?
A book does not just read, it lives! Although everything is not “real” (in our physical dimension) and the result of the fruit of the imagination, the materialization of its universe resulting from the psyche by words makes it real in the dimension of our imaginary and palpable even in our regions !
The authenticity, the very essence of the author, what is deep within himself, often hides between the lines! We might even assert the following phrases, as I myself maintain:
Tell me what you write, I’ll tell you who you are. Tell me what you like to read, I will tell you what you aspire to!
For me, writing transcends speech.
The writing style of the writer is very revealing of his personality; He does not need to speak, his writing does it in his place. Through it, an infinite amount of information is communicated to us voluntarily or not. Indeed, the way in which one word is used rather than another, to use one phrase rather than another, and to assemble the sentences to one another, reflects the author’s way of handling the verb; Perhaps with simplicity, subtlety, on a mystic wat, meticulousness, intellectuality or complexity. He can not express himself otherwise than what he can not be himself! It seems so obvious. Even if he decides to use terms that he would not normally use in everyday life or to create a pastiche or a parody, if he does it is because he has everything to Makes the abilities and it is a facet of himself that he prefers to turn into derision!
The writer is not fixed to a single register, just as man keeps evolving over time, he also evolves through his writings and the events he lives. The most important, and the most revealing, about himself is the message he has to convey to us.
Why did he write his work and what did he want to tell us through it?
It is no coincidence that we like to study or comment on texts in literature; to raise the veil or to try to understand what a writer does not express in his writings is the essence of the writer. The essence of the writer is both in what he tells us and what he does not tell us! What he tells us and what he keeps silent about is extremely important and meaningful! The ideas he shares have reached him and found refuge in him, feeling a need or a duty to transpose them black and white, to make us share. And if they have found in him a hand disposed to be at their service, it is because at bottom his heart has been sensitive, touched, aligned with the same vibration as this idea or felt the need to transpose them. This can not be the result of chance and it is in this that a reading is exciting and could be the subject of a thorough psychoanalytic study! We read what is said and both we reflect on what is implied and not explicitly stated. There lies the genius of a work. Every book has an important message and often offers us answers to the questions we posed consciously or unconsciously through the verb of an author who expresses for us what we needed to hear to unlock a personal situation Or orient us towards the right choice, the right attitude to adopt in a decision that we would have to take…
Each book speaks to us and reveals to us, just as every written line is the materialization of the vibratory wave emanated by the writer himself at the moment when he writes it. That’s the magic of writing! And it is doubtless this authenticity, this spontaneity that makes the pleasure of reading perpetuates through the centuries and propels authors to a resounding success, succeeding in vibrating with the same intensity that at the time of their writing of the millions of readers around the world!
What does a book tell us about its author and about ourselves?
Books are rich in meaning. This is what makes every work an immeasurable treasure. A book has several readings and as many possible interpretations as human beings on Earth! An authentic writer is necessarily open-hearted! What does a book about its author reveal? And about ourselves?
Only he holds the key to all the mysteries that reign over him, but he can not hand it over to others, for he is the guardian of his psychic and social stability. Its secret garden allows it to make it bloom more beautiful to the delight of those who will want to venture there by reading his books and what he will tell us…
Each book has a soul. A book is a heart that beats. A book is love materialized by writing.
A book is a part of oneself that one finds. It is an inestimable gift that writers offer us in the writing of their work when they are procured, for they not only give themselves up, but deliver us from our preoccupations to bring us back to ourselves and to one of the shortest paths to love: empathy.
The real question to ask is, how far do we want to go in the author’s intimacy and how far are we ready to plunge deep within ourselves?
Writing is an act of love, issued without expecting anything in return. Reading is the best act we can do to continue to spread love and bring us closer to our essence. There are secrets they will probably never reveal to us, but if we keep our eyes open, we could perfectly read between the lines and find out what the book has to say…
Each reading is a prelude to a revelation.
What if the reader was also what he read? There is also reason to reflect on the question! In the meantime, take care of your readings and keep your mind open to the messages a book wants to communicate to you! A book never falls into our hands by chance…
Article written by Leandro De Carvalho, author of Living In Harmony.