Warning Signs

Originally posted to operation_stormwatch@yahoogroups.com on 12/25/2003.

The world is not a safe place. That’s a given. Guns, violence, robbery, murder… these are the things we live with each day. It is part of our reality, and we must cope with it as best we can. So we develop strategies, rules of thumb that keep us safe. Many of them we don’t even think about anymore. Don’t walk down a dark alley alone late at night in a bad neighborhood. Don’t take candy from strangers. Don’t trust anyone who reminds you of your cousin Larry the used car salesman. Simplistic rules… but they keep us safe.

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Organizational Des’tai

Originally published on March 18, 2004 on http://wanderingpaths.bravepages.com

“They Were Elves Once”
– Saruman, in Lord of the Rings

“I want to help.”

“I want to contribute something to the community.”

“I want to give back to the community.”

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Change is Coming

Originally published on March 18, 2004 on http://wanderingpaths.bravepages.com

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.”
-T.E. Lawrence [1888-1935]

Change is coming. How many times have we heard those words before, in the kin community? It is a common prophecy, stated by both the newly awakened and those who have been awakened for some time. Often it is interpreted to mean that magic is coming back. Sometimes it is interpreted to mean that a magical war is coming. Sometimes it’s just interpreted to mean that those of us who came from Elsewhere will be going Home. But always, those words are spoken in one form or another. Change is coming.

This time those words are right.

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