Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Fairies (Nature Spirits) and Plants

Fairies (Nature Spirits) and Plants

plant Consciousness.—The relation of the nature spirit to the consciousness functioning through the vegetable kingdom generally is an interesting study too, for the twain appear quite separate. This might perhaps be likened to the rôle respectively of
[185] crew and passenger in a ship. The slumbering, or at best slowly awakening, the consciousness of the plant, makes of it little more than an idle traveler, whereas the nature spirits, alert and active, attend to the upkeep and navigation of the craft, and the voyage through the kingdom means a growth and development for both.