PEER - verb
1. to look narrowly or searchingly, as in the effort to discern clearly.
2. to peep out or appear slightly.
3. to come into view.
Origin: 1585–95; perhaps aphetic variant of appear.
VEIL - noun
1. something that covers, separates, screens, or conceals.
2.a mask, disguise, or pretense.
Origin: 1175–1225; (noun) Middle English veile < Anglo-French < Latin vēla, neuter plural (taken in VL as feminine singular) of vēlum covering; (v.) Middle English veilen < Anglo-French veiler, derivative of veile.
Peering the Veil is about peeling back the layers of reality and living a more conscious life.
It’s about women riding the Fourth Wave of the women’s movement and its impact on postmodern society and the evolving roles of women in our culture.
It’s about strengthening our intuition and living life from the inside out, not the outside in.
It’s about fostering intellectual debate in a nonjudgmental forum.
It’s about opening our minds and our eyes and facing our fears.
It’s about looking at a situation and inherently understanding what is real and what is not.
It’s about realizing that there are innumerable truths as each individual’s reality is different from the next.
It’s about reexamining history and thinking that maybe, just maybe, there is more to the story than what we have been told.
Ultimately, Peering the Veil is about opening the curtain and realizing that the Great Oz is just a reflection of you, me, nature and how all this energy collides to create the universe in which we live.
To this end, I ponder philosophical questions of knowledge, existence and meaning. Through etymology (study of word orgin), epistemology (study of knowledge) and metaphysics (study of nature of being), I hunt through the past, in order to explain the present and gleam the future.
January Kerr studied government and legal theory at Lafayette College. She earned her law degree, cum laude from the New York Law School. After a decade of practicing securities litigation, she decided to focus her life on raising a family. It was through the birth of her daughter that her creative fire was rekindled and she rediscovered her passion for writing and philosophy.
Ms. Kerr writes creative non-fiction and focuses on post modern feminist thought and esoteric philosophy. Her writing is further characterized by metaphysical connections and transcendental thought. Through etymology (study of word orgin), epistemology (study of knowledge) and metaphysics (study of nature of being), she hunts through the past to explain the present and gleam the future. Her work has been featured in the East Hampton Star, PersephoneMagazine.com and other online publications.
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