The wisdom of the Elfin Sage is not merely knowledge or expertise. Facts and information are not what the sage is really about. The Elfin Sage has the ability to listen to the tales of others and offer suggestions on how to best proceed to the success for which they long. The Elfin Sage sees not only what is near but also what is distant both past and future and understands the steps that enable one to progress from one situation to another.
But the Elfin Sage is noted not only for their wisdom but for their own success at confronting and mastering the trials and tribulations that arise in every life. The Elfin Sage lives their wisdom and is a example that others can view of what life can be when encountered with patience, modesty, calmness and focused will.
Yet the Elfin Sage is generally quite unattached to the counsel they offer. They are well aware that even when people seek their advice they do not always follow it, being driven by compulsions and complexes of their own inner nature. They know that most often those who ignore them will tend to suffer and fail and then eventually return the wiser, so to speak, for having confronted and experienced the folly of their ways. However, the Elfin Sage seldom mentions this fact, prefering to accept them as though they had come for the very first time and counsel them anew.
Although we can pursue wisdom, the role of the Elfin Sage is not really one that we can choose for ours'elves. That is while we can aspire toward being sage-like, it is the height of folly to declare ours'elves sages. Yet, in spite of that fact we will continually find those who will do just that. Curiously, while we must await the judgement of others seeking advice to consider us sagely, the mere fact that the igorant consider us wise is not an indication that that is so. Therfore, it is ever wise to quest for wisdom and perpetually foolish to claim its attainment.
I Ching Sticks
Cold Comfort Farm
starring Kate Beckinsale
You are wise in the ways of the world. Will you....
this wisdom to make things happen?
The path to Mars which is the path of the Bruja
your own business?
The path to the Sun which is the path of the Eccentric
others on their way?
And the path to Jupiter which is the path of Benefactor
this world for others realms of being?
The path to Neptune which is the path to the NetherRealms
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