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Shadowlion Shuffles Her Way Out of the Underworld


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I'm improving... Only about a week and a half late this challenge. :rolleyes:  I had an elaborate, old style Shadowlion challenge nearly ready to post at the end of the zero week, then realized that it just didn't fit the current reality. The work crazy hit and, well, here we are.

 

This challenge is focused on continuing what was working from the last one, and adding just a little bit more. I will also do some theming, as I have time. That should help fill in some of the gaps in my challenge history over the past few months, as a way to gain some perspective for myself and in the hope that there might be something of value in it for others.

 

Some of you might remember the series of challenges I did last year that were Tarot themed. I am picking that back up where I left off, at the High Priestess. Why will become clear later.

 

 

The High Priestess is an archetypal image of a wise woman and spiritual guide.

 

Whether she is seen as the traditional figure of a woman in blue, seated between two pillars and holding a scroll:

 

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Or in her wilder shamanic form

 

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Or in a multitude of other artists' concepts

 

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She offers the seeker a glimpse through the veil that hangs between this life and the mysteries,

and acts as a conductor of souls into and out of the depths of the unconscious.

Not a bad energy to have on your side when you're working your way out of a depression,

shuffling your way out of the Underworld!

 

 

With the aim of applying a little wisdom in my life, here are my goals for this challenge:

  1. Food shakeup - Try one new recipe per week. Bonus if it uses a new or unusual fruit or vegetable, or uses an old favorite in a new or unexpected way.
  2. Move that body - Take active breaks at work, stretch, move around hourly. Take a daily walk, preferably for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Leave the cave - Spend at least 15 minutes daily outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. Get out of the dark cave that is my workplace.
  4. Get stronger - 3 or more bodyweight strength sessions per week, consisting of at least wall or counter pushups, ring rows, and triceps extensions; 2 or more sets each basic exercise, 8 - 10 reps. Explore how to modify BW squats without irritating right knee. Try some kettlebell exercises?
  5. Dream, explore, observe - Take time to read, journal, do art or music. Minimum of 10 minutes daily. 
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All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity:

but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

~T. E. Lawrence

 

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands,

flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty. 
~John Muir

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All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity:

but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

~T. E. Lawrence

 

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands,

flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty. 
~John Muir

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W00t! Welcome to this challenge cycle! Looking forward to seeing you around more :)


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Level 87 Wood Elf Druid

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||Char/RPG||
STR: 57 || DEX: 59 || STA: 52 || CON: 47 || WIS: 59 || CHA: 59

 

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