In the esoteric tradition the 12 days after Christmas were regarded as holy. They run from the 25th of December (1th day) until the 6th of January or (13th day). This last day is celebrated as Christmas in some traditions and is called Three Kings´Day or Epiphany (manifestation, striking appearance) or Theophany (vision of God) and the day of the kings.
These names reflects that the son of God became apparent to the gentiles when the Kings saw him for the first time.
Holon A holon is a unit a wholeness that at the same time is a part of a bigger whole, a bigger holon. A holon is a part and a whole at the same time.
Cells are holons, organs are holons and organisms are holons.
A human being is a holon, consisting of organs that are holons, consisting of cells that are holons. We can perceive living nature as a hierarchy of holons, a holarchy.
The secret of a long and healthy life is different in women and men. Learn the difference! .
In the modern world more and more people are recommended hormone replacement therapy, HRT to stay young or age slower. Woman have been taking such hormones for decades, men are doing it more and more. When you understand the mechanisms behind aging you would probably never take such a thing again.
You can listen to an audio version of this article, look further down. . How expressive you are is a question of your inner treasures. The old Chinese spoke of 3 treasures San Bao (San = 3, Bao = treasure). They are Shen, Jing and Qi. .
They are all related to how expressive you are. The Jing is the quality you inherit that can best be compared with a bank account or battery. If the account is full of money or the battery fully charged, you can live on it for a long time. Parents and grandparents that live long is a good sign that you also might have a good Jing.
One of the healing principles is that the direction of cure is from within out. This is not only a principles of cure it is a principle behind all evolution and all spiritual growth. .
The centre being the source or the radiating principle is something we see in the universe, in the solar system, in animals with a heart, in cells with a nucleus and even in the atom.
Did you know, that one of the secrets in life is how nature always is aiming you towards the pivot in your life? .
If you are out in the periphery you have to go the long way around. The further away from the pivot the longer the way, the longer it takes to repeat and recognize things in your life. The closer you get to the pivot or centre, the more you are in the here and now. I will soon give you some examples.
Concentrate! . A beautiful and precise word that means con-centrate or “with the center”. . This Latin word in its early use also had the meaning of coming together, like a concentration of people. Or people concentrating on a common spot, like the marked place or in front of the town hall. Today it is primarily used as the individual process of being focused on the goal or point of achievement. Do slightly different both uses are about being with the centre, or focusing on the centre. Either you put your thoughts together or you put people together towards the same spot. Concentration is the most important key for any achievement. It you are an athlete, musician, performer, speaker, writer or if you work spiritually concentration is the key to succeed.
Light is, but darkness is not. Darkness is just lack of light.
You cannot switch on darkness but you can switch on the light. .
In reality there is just a scale of light, no light or a little light is what we call darkness. It cannot get darker than no light, but it can always get lighter or brighter. This is a principle of nature.
100 years ago a factory had one boss, the owner and a lot of people all doing the same thing. A working place today is more advanced with many levels of functions, an increased complexity and one of the most striking differences is that a lot of the work is done in groups and boards.
There is nothing like waking up refreshed after a good nights sleep, or being refreshed after a good vacation, weekend or walking a few hours in nature. The world is full of ads for things that will refresh you, but the best, most efficient and least expensive of them all is “closing down the cockpit!”