In the land surrounding the fortress of Shonar, the Blacksmith cruelly reigned over his companions. He bullied the men and terrorized the women. He died and found himself in the spirit world the same as he left it. A man without pity, who scoffed at the weakness of others and took advantage of his strength and domineering personality to lord over those who couldn’t or wouldn’t fight back. Yet, the spirit realm tells us that there is no such thing as all bad or all good, everyone is a mixture.
The Blacksmith too had good lurking deep within him. It had not yet found a way to emerge. But the process of shedding the rough exterior and allowing the soft and beautiful to reveal itself is one that is not rushed. The timing is up to each individual. Free will means that no one is forced, only presented opportunities, to be picked up or left on the floor. Read More.