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Secrets

Hey, who doesn’t have secrets? There are secrets that we keep from others—even secrets we keep from ourselves about our own lives. You can claim to not keep ANY secrets from others (or even from your conscious self), but I’m pretty sure you have something deeply stashed somewhere that you aren’t comfortable sharing or evenContinue reading “Secrets”

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Abandoning Our Views

Tree of Life Fan Page “For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.” ~ Thích Nhat Hanh

Living with Ambiguity and Uncertainty

This is the last ‘quote-fest’ from James Hollis’s Living an Examined Life—I promise. I think what I noticed from reading and then scrutinizing quotes from this book, is that it inspired me to do a “What was the meaning of MY LIFE?” recapitulation searching for major themes and significant affecters that helped to make meContinue reading “Living with Ambiguity and Uncertainty”

Woundedness

Yes, “wounds”—we all have them—physical, mental, emotional, and even spiritual. We all have felt the sting of rejection or humiliation in our lives, or we still have unresolved issues that stem from previous childhood or relationship traumas.  That inner wounding aspect is simply an unpleasant but necessary part of this experience called LIFE.   IfContinue reading “Woundedness”

Ghosts In the Attic

“Intergenerational Complexes in Analytical Psychology: The Suffering of Ghosts …This book shows how the cultural unconscious with its multiple group dynamics, identities, nationalities, seething differences of conflicts, polarizations, and individual personalities are organized by cultural complexes and narrated by archetypal story formations, which the author calls ‘phantom narratives’. …” (Amazon.com) *** Background: Since signing upContinue reading “Ghosts In the Attic”

Healing the Wounds of Abandonment

This morning I was trying to clean off old documents/folders from my computer desktop screen—trashing the stuff that no longer applied or that I simply needed to let go, and I came to a document where I had copied the intro and start of Chapter One from my intended, but never written, fourth HONORING THEContinue reading “Healing the Wounds of Abandonment”