Spiritual symbols: Disk or Wheel

    Disks and wheels are similar and have nearly identical meaning as spiritual symbols.  Both are primarily solar symbols.    A disk can symbolize the sun, physical or spiritual, renewal or rebirth, perfection or divinity.  A winged disk represents a power from heaven or the spiritual sun.  The Egyptian sun god Ra is often depicted as a winged…

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Solar Pyrography

Pyrography, better known as wood burning, is an art form that has been around for hundreds of years.  Recently, a new variation has evolved – solar pyrography.  In  solar pyrography, artists burn designs into wood using a magnifying glass to concentrate the sun rather than a heated wire or metal rod.  Some examples can be found on…

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Random Thoughts: Sept 10, 2007

Getting old isn’t so bad.  I can drive a teenager nuts just by admiring his cloths, music or hair style. Why would angels want to dance on the head of a pin anyway? Why are round ice chunks still called cubes? Why are sunspots cooler (darker) that than the surface of the sun?  Shouldn’t they…

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