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Aštra’el
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Aštra’el

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It is like I have awoken in a desert wasteland with little recollection of who I am anymore. The sun and the wind feel good. Sep 24, 2019

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      Aštra’el
      It is like I have awoken in a desert wasteland with little recollection of who I am anymore. The sun and the wind feel good.
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    Birthday:
    Sep 22, 1988 (Age: 32)
    Occupation:
    Emissary of an Emissary
    DIR Forum Access:
    • Left-Hand Path Religions DIR
    • Neopagan or Revival Religions
    • Other Religious Movements and Practices DIR
    The Paradise and the Storm

    Imagine a beautiful paradise, under a colorful but mostly red sky and an eternal sunset. There are desert areas and there are tropical areas. You see mountains, waterfalls, and lava falls. You find paths to sacred places, and forbidden caves leading into the unknown. There are ruins of ancient temples once built by ancient gods, and soothing lightning storms and winds and serene rains.

    But beyond the borders of this paradise is a living storm, something you can not even comprehend... an eternal whirlwind of raging blackness with distant streaks of bright red and violet energies and lightnings, circling around this paradise beyond the horizon.

    ...

    What is the paradise and what is the storm? Could it be that the paradise is the world we choose to see, and the storm the world as it truly is? One is your safe zone, the other, reality?

    Interpret as you will but that is not how I see it.

    The paradise is me. The storm is me. The paradise is who I am in some moments, the storm is who I am in other moments. Sometimes I am both at once, or something else entirely. It is a collection of thoughts and behaviors compiled and reinterpreted into a beautiful visualization. These are who I am but also my greatest dreams pulling at my reality taking me in the direction I Will with invisible strings. Not strings of fate. Strings of will. True will.

    I am a polytheist. My gods are portraits. Just like the paradise. Just like the storm. Self portraits of me individually, portraits of humanity collectively, and portraits of nature within and around me.