The Ancient Harmonies
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6/29/2021 3 Comments
A Serious Problem
We have a serious problem. Consumerism has completely infected our spirituality. What was once sacred has now been profaned. Everything that we tried to move away from in leaving our previous religions has been brought right with us. The reasons for this are many, and I speak about them quite often on my various broadcasts. One of the biggest problems though, in my opinion, is the rampant consumerism which now infects the populace. Consumerism has inspired a new form of "advertisement": Spiritual Poaching.
Today, during my Tarot Tuesday episode on Facebook, I was giving quick 1 card readings and I had a complete stranger come in. I was asking anyone if they wanted a reading, and I had a young woman ask. Someone new to my page. And, I shit you not! He comes in and asks her to message him for a reading...during my live....as I am doing her reading!
I am a Newbie in doing this for a living. I hate advertising and believe strongly in the "word of mouth" method. Never would I go and poach and insert myself into someone else's life. In fact, as all my friends know, I LOVE blasting my friends' websites and businesses. I build community. Not break it. But DON'T. Absolutely, don't barge in on my LIVE VIDEO and poach my viewers. Do your own videos! Hell, I have no problem in guesting people on my shows so that they can blast their OWN Businesses!
Unlike other people who "turn the cheek" I don't do such stupid things. Coin pays for coin. Gold for gold. Silver for silver. And because of this, I have NO PROBLEM in having my Unseen Allies, if they deem it fitting, to demand that spiritual debt you have created. Keep your "An it harm none" and your "three fold law". I am one of the Fayerie Faithful, a child of Dywenys, and Pendraig in my own right.
Take this as a warning....don't be dishonorable. You will get burned.
6/1/2021 0 Comments
Tarot Tuesday S1E15
5/30/2021 2 Comments
A Dragon's Voice S1E10
Ruan discusses Oath Phrase VIII: Debt & Repayment
5/23/2021 0 Comments
A Dragon's Voice S1E9
This week, Ruan discusses Oath Phrase VII: Communities in Abred.
5/18/2021 0 Comments
Tarot Tuesday S1E14
5/16/2021 1 Comment
A Dragon's Voice S1E8
On this episode of A Dragon's Voice, Ruan takes us through Oath Phrase VI: Communities Unseen.
5/11/2021 2 Comments
Tarot Tuesday with Ruan
Tarot Tuesday S1E13
A Dragon's Voice Ministries presents Season 1 Episode 13 of "Tarot Tuesday with Ruan de Heydon".
Ruan de Heydon is a Fayerie Traditionalist, a neo-animist whose work is primarily with working with the True Spirits, those whom have been called Fayerie. With the help of his Divinatory Ally, through the medium of the Tarot, Ruan conveys messages from the Unseen to help navigate current world events.
5/9/2021 0 Comments
A Dragon's Voice S1E7
A Special Mother's Day Episode!
5/3/2021 2 Comments
The Ravenous Tide
"A deeper Fateful tide moved in and brought its presence to bear on our world. How localized this tide was, or if it was something greater, I have no way of knowing nor do I need to know. I'd consider its power to be pretty terrible, speaking as a human being at my present level of wisdom and awareness. I call it the Red Tide or the Ravenous Tide because it seems to have infected mankind with a sort of terrible hunger, a subtle mix or anxiety and ravenous hunger for things they had never before focused upon with the same ardor or intensity." -The Secret History, Robin Artisson.
The Loss of Innocence
There is an old saying that I think needs to be forgotten by mankind, and it's concepts to destroyed. It goes something like this: "You cannot judge the people of the past, you were not there." I can, and in fact, I do. I blame everyone. I blame us. I blame our ancestors. I blame our religions. I blame our religions. I blame our politicians. I blame the rich. And I blame us for letting it all continue. Our species was not always like this...we did indeed "Fall". It did come about due to the breaking of a Covenant, many Covenants in fact. And we see other types of covenants being broken, even today. And soon. When every Pact is broken and every covenant forgotten, and the debt comes to call, we will all pay for it with our very existence.
This loss of innocence, in terms of mankind's existence upon the Earth Indweller, was very recent, only until the accumulation of surplus goods and the creation of the "city-state", the women-hating patriarchy, the creation of distinct social classes wherein the Haves despise the Have Not and use them in slavery, while the Have Nots can't stand up to have at least basic human dignity, which is what "city-states" was all about in the first place.
Covenants & Pacts
Covenants and Pacts with Them Over There have been SO maligned for centuries. And this is because of religious institutions and the real-world leaders that worked in cahoots against the people, "for their own good". Every National Saga, every "Holy Scripture" has a basis in truth, but it isn't necessarily the truth as written down. All our early written records were written by scribes and the learned, namely, the rich and powerful. And many of them, centuries after the events had taken place, and always by those who knew that they could use their words as weapons against others.
One Covenant that was forged between man and other-than-man, slowly evolved. It was adapted and changed by those who would use its influence to achieve their own ends. Then, it was placed on a pedestal, and was said to be the "Literal Word of God". At first, only those in power could read or hear the sacred words, to interpret them, and pass on their judgements to the populace. Eventually, these became used as weapons against other religious institutions and their "Literal Word of God/Prophet". Men, women and children have been slaughtered, justified doing so, based on the words in their religious text, and a get out of jail free the consequences of breaking other social and religious taboos from their religious and political leaders.
The stories of interactions with Them Over There almost always, at some point, become a form of "religious indoctrination", because of "The Ravishing Hunger", the need to accumulate, to have security. To control others.
True Covenants and Pacts are individual. The Ancient Harmonies has always been a domestic cult. It was always animistic and never Transcendental or Philosophical. Always Practical.
The Great Lie?
The Great Lie is that we CANNOT change these things. All the Pacts and all the Covenants can be restored. Renewed. And reforged. And it is the job of those who HAVE achieved communication and relationship with the Unseen to help others have their own Fayerie Tale, to make their own pacts and alliances. It is the only way to over throw the Great Lie. But there will be a Price To Pay. We have a load of Debt, with horrible interest rates.
The Great Lie encompasses EVERY ASPECT OF OUR POSTMODERN LIVES. We have to unlearn what we have learned. All of it. And we have to smash the idols of our past and quit glorifying them!!!! Quit glorifying the rape, murder, theft, slavery, all the hate perpetuated by the Haves against the Have Nots.
The Not-Gods and the "Gods"
Before the Gods, there were the "Not-Gods". When I use the term Gods, I am not referring to the reality of those Spirits that were once worshipped in a cultural institution, I am referring to the social and political institutions which were created, formed, by religious and political leaders to achieve some form of control over other cultures and groups of people.
Before the Gods, there were the Spirits of the Foretime. The whole world was saturated with various types of Spirits. As relationships grew between the Seen and the Unseen, covenants were made. Mankind learned much from the Fayerie, to whom they were like little siblings, learning at the feet of the Wise. There was a reciprocation, and while not every human had personal relationships with Them, there were a few who could walk between worlds.
The Not-Gods eventually helped us to learn to no longer need to hunt and gather, but to grow and domesticate the various other-than-human entities which would give us greater security. It was this wisdom, once it was received, eventually began the slow process of slavery we see today. No longer did we work with our horse and dog allies, we enslaved them. We saw them as LESS THAN us. And we did not stop there. Eventually, those who had more than others were subjugated by warrior kings. Those very warrior kings that inspired the later myths of a "Messiah" that would come and rule over the world, and everything would be okay, because everyone would believe the same, talk the same, BE the same...unless they were not. The accumulation of wealth had to come at a cost. The feelings of security for one's tribe came at the cost of always being afraid of other tribes. So, the warrior class was created. And with them, came the first twisting of the original stories...the coming of Gods of War and Law and Order. Gods that may have once been REAL entities, but now stories were made of them, to reinforce the need for this Warrior Class. The Leaders (religious and secular), used the Warrior Class to make sure that people would 'toe the line'.
The Gods that we hear tell about are NOT the Gods that were originally experienced. They are a mishmash of legends and stories told by the people, written down centuries if not millennia after the fact, and intertwined with falsehoods. The Gods that I seek, the Gods that I speak with are not THESE Gods. The term God is after all, in its essence, a political term. To be a God, there had to be a cultic institution connected to it.
The NOT GODS, the "Andedion", are the Spirits which preexisted these cultic institutions, or survived THROUGH them, if one has but the patience and understanding to pick apart every saga, every story, and every written record.
The various pantheons which formed over countless generations were politically motivated. For instance, with the Greek story of "creation", we have Gaea and Uranus. Earth and Sky. From Their Union came the Titans including Rhea and Chronos. From Chronos came the Olympians. The endless cycle of children killing their parents, bringing freshness to an old stagnant order is a central teaching of the Ancient Harmonies. But, eventually, with the coming of Zeus, we see the end of the Cycle. The stories of Chronos EATING his children, we see the story of a cultural entity, absorbing the qualities and predominance of these entities. It is a purely political text. We see the changing from one Age to another. And then it stops, at Zeus. The Dying and Resurrecting of the Ages ended. The story of Zeus's headache and the birth of Athena? The Greek cult of Zeus absorbed and pacified the cult of Athena, making her "less then" her "Father". The stories of Apollo and Artemis? Same thing. Originally, yes, these entities which carried these names, might have existed, but not even close to how they have come down to us. The Greek National Sagas are merely ONE cultural story. The same can be said for the Torah.
When I say that I seek the Old Gods? The Not Gods? I mean that I seek a true and deep interaction with Who They Really Are. Not the stories that have been thrusted upon Them.
The Coming Age
Everything runs in Cycles. We are near the brink of the ending of a Cycle. Some have called this "the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius", "the Aeon of Horus", "the Age of the Daughter", or "The End of Ages". Almost every single culture and religion has, built into its system, some concept of the End of the World. While I personally hold a different notion of why certain events occur and not always tied in with some celestial event, I do recognize that, like a vast ocean, there are tides, or ripples which sweep through the Weave of Fate, and causes, among other things, changes in the psychology of the spirits which dwell in the Seen World. This is because it happens in the Unseen World first. Because each are intimately tied together these things will happen.
We have had plenty of so called "Prophecies". We have the Yugas of the "Hindu" faith. We have the Ages of the Norse, with even a Ragnarok. There is also the Millennial Reign of the Christian God-Man, Jesus. But where are we sitting in terms of these Prophecies? I believe that, since nothing is truly foreordained, all of them could be (theoretically), stalled, halted, or banished outright.
To me, the reason that the Christian Prophecies seem to be coming to pass has to do with this Ravishing Hunger, and like all waves and tides, they will surely come to pass. This is because there is a natural tendency to look forward to something greater and of the most benefit to those whom hold such belief. The worldview will always color the behaviors of those who hold to them, or have been brainwashed (i.e. cultural manipulation) to subconsciously "be on the look out", these things will occur, even if the end result does not.
Around 1950, a man who was heavily influenced by various paradigms, created a religious movement called Wica, a neo-pagan belief system which has taken the world by storm. Not long before, during the occult renaissance, the infamous Aleister Crowley had 'received' from Aiwaz, a spirit entity, the Book of the Law (Thelema), and called for the beginning of the Aeon of Horus and an associated concepts of upheaval of the sins and status quo of the over culture. It is my belief that the reason that a nature oriented religion being established upon the planet at that time occurred is because we are being warned of something. Them Over There, having greater vision (and occasionally sharing it with the class) has seen the end of the Ravishing Hunger which has infected us. We are being introduced to a new Old Religion. Over time, it has changed. But the problem is that the new converts to this faith (and the faith itself) is highly colored and infected with Christian moralisms and they are not as easy to overcome. But, it did have to start. The ball got rolling. The 'sins' of the fathers got visited on the son, and the son began to fight.
Today, I read a story online, a news article, that over 1500 bodies of Indigenous American were found buried on the grounds of the Churches which promoted the indoctrination and enslavement of the populace in order to "convert them" to the conquerors ideals. I do believe this is one of the symptoms of the Ending of the Age of Pisces and the birth pangs of the Age of Aquarius. In the Age of Aquarius, we will see the Old Waters mix with the New Waters. I believe that this is in reference to neo-animism.
The last two years a new organic movement, a "religion" that has been called The Fayerie Faith, has been established with the publication of An Carow Gwyn: The Ancient Fayerie Faith and Sorcery. It is this pathway that will bring Cysolath, the peace and simplicity which They wish to bestow upon us, should we be ready. The Wind Indweller has granted Visions to many a person to prepare specific individuals towards this goal. Do I feel that we are special and called? Absolutely, for someone has to get the information out there, otherwise it would be difficult to bring it to pass.
As part of this, we are also being forced to look at the past through new lenses. We are required, those whom have become Fayerie Traditionalists, to help others, if they are themselves called, find us.
I know that my words are not everyone's cup of tea. And I will piss people off and lessen the chances of being accepted. I do not believe in being like those other faiths with their Priests and Missionaries, but I do feel that some people (not everyone) will choose to embrace the Ancient Harmonies to the exclusion of all other extraneous concepts and paradigms.
5/3/2021 2 Comments
Tarot Tuesday S1E12
A Dragon's Voice Ministries presents, "Tarot Tuesday with Ruan de Heydon". You are invited to join us every Tuesday 4PM Pacific on our YouTube Channel.
Ruan de Heydon
Ruan de Heydon is an Oath-Taken Fayerie Traditionalist, a member of the Cylgh An Carow Gwyn, the Tribe of Dywenys.
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