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Rantings of a Wizard

Merlin is attending the Grey School of Wizardry

Posted by Casey Bopp on

I have decided to attend the wizard school called "Grey School of Wizardry"! I am a returning student, as I had attended 6 years ago. The school has added a number of classes and raised tuition. The tuition for attending the Grey School is still very affordable. $10 a month for youths, and $20 a month for adults, with a discount for paying a year in advance. I have to admit, I am quite excited to start taking some new classes. There are 16 areas of study, a few of them I am quite excited to dive into.   I...

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Free your mind

Posted by Casey Bopp on

A Zen master was visited by a university professor who wanted to learn about Zen. When the professor met the master he was intent on telling him how much he knew about Zen. The Zen master served the professor a cup of tea, he poured his cup full, and then kept pouring. The professor proclaimed "the cup is full and can not receive any more!"The Zen master replied, "like this cup you are filled with preconceived notions and opinions. How can I show you Zen unless you first empty your cup?"-A common Zen storyIf you wish to receive something new...

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A Cells Life (short story idea)

Posted by Casey Bopp on

I had a wonderful creative point of view story concept I wanted to share with anyone who reads these rantings.   The entire story takes place from the point of view of a cell in a human body, the cell lives its daily life much like we do ours. It interacts with others like and not like itself, the cell has to deal with racism, segregation and over zealous religious fanatics.  One of the scientist cells discovers a way to communicate with the "god consciousness", when the cell learns to communicate with the  universe around them (the human), they ask,...

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How Merlin of Manitou acquired his name

Posted by Casey Bopp on

Greetings, I am known both as Casey Bopp and Merlin of Manitou. Just to be clear, Merlin is a name, more than one person can have the same name. I am not Merlin of Arthurian legend, to be forward, Merlin of Arthurian legend was as real as Harry Potter. For more information about Merlin of Arthurian legend click here Merlin of Arthurian Legend  Merlin was a name given to me by the populous of Manitou Springs Colorado, I would often walk around in wizard robes and everyone naturally called me "Merlin". When this first started I didn't adopt the name....

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