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My time with Zeus - 07/13/2013
So, as I have tried to meditate on him, on the one God in our pantheon that is, perhaps, best known of all to those who do not worship him, I have come to understand a few things. All of this personal gnosis, of course, as is this whole blog... One, that the king of Gods is like a conduit. That we perceive him as king, law giver, and ruler because, in a way, he actually does these things. He is the conduit between the divine sphere, eternal and infinite, with the mortal world, which is limited, finite, and temporary. That his effect on the world is to cause turmoil. I suspect all the Gods, if they manifest too strong a presence in our mortal universe cause turmoil and chaos. That is to say, they are the pebble thrown into the still pond, or perhaps boulder. But that Zeus' effect is of such that it throws our atmosphere into turmoil, and hence why we associate him (and his manifestations in other cultures and religions) with the storms, the lightning, and the rumbling thunder. That Zeus, along with the other Gods, is indirectly responsible for life. That the Gods affect the universe in such a way that their very presence is partly what we refer to as natural forces and that those natural forces, interacting as they will under the confining and limiting influences of the universe in which they exist, are responsible for spawning us. I have not touched upon this, I don't think, but it is part of how I have come to understand the Gods, and through this idea that Zeus is a condui...

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