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Rob Brezsny

Rob Brezsny writes the widely syndicated column Free Will Astrology and is the author of three books. He is also the creator of “Sacred Uproar,” a pagan revival show featuring prayers, meditations, rituals, and music. He lives north of San Francisco.

— From November 2005
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Secrets of Pronoia

How The World Is Conspiring To Shower You With Blessings

Pronoia is the antidote for paranoia. It’s the understanding that the universe is fundamentally friendly. It’s a means of training your senses and intellect so that you’re able to perceive the fact that life always gives you exactly what you need, exactly when you need it.

November 2005
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Love Bomb

I feel much closer to all of you when we pretend we’re all fighting real dangers together in order to stay alive. The telepathic links among us heat up when our bodies register the information that we may really die horribly together all at once.

March 1984
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Californicated, Santa Crucified

I don’t think I’ve ever lived in a place that hasn’t been identified as a psychic window, and that includes 16 different cities and towns. Which means either that my very presence bestows some sort of divine grace, or else that some of these places are faking.

September 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

MoneyMoneyMoney

I want money. I need money. I will have all the money I desire. I am a money magnet. Money is my servant. This is a meditation, folks, don’t mind me, just keep reading.

August 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Californications

I’ve wanted to live in California since 1964 when I read a feature article on LSD in Life magazine. From Cherry Hill, New Jersey: CALIFORNIA = LSD

November 1977
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Christmas Emission

What to do next, we wondered. If our eyes met theirs across the dinner table, we might burn holes in their retinas. We might muscle a plug of ghastly recognition into their brains and sear their genetic codes with the breath of the big white god who breathed through us.

February 1977
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

My Egg Demon

I am of the Circus. I introduce you to Eggplant, Elastic, and Menstrual Smell so that I may introduce you to Me, of the Thousand Female Poses, once a man and now the True Imitation.

September 1976
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Suicide Notes For Suckers From The Would-Be Inferno

We are living in the exaggerations of our memories of the future. These are HISTORICAL TIMES.

June 1976
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Memories Of The Sea

Mutation just means the speeding up of the slow natural process of evolution. All I’ve done is to remove it from the realm of the accidental.

March 1976
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Bardic Test

I have been asked to submit my dreams to Bardic tests. For years I have allowed innuendoes from my dreams to slip into my daily affairs. Now my friends and acquaintances have grown weary of dividing these dream outcroppings from my intentional deceptions and mystifications.

February 1976
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Genius Of The Planet

Jealous of the female art of creation, man conjured up the art of the mummified reflection, and so was born the Work of Art: a solid hunk of inanimate matter scratched and battered into a shape codifying his unique understandings.

January 1976
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