The Vortex

Tao & Zen  “I seem, like everything else, to be a center, a sort of vortex, at which the whole energy of the universe realizes itself.. Each one of us, not only human beings but every leaf, every weed, exists in the way it does, only because everything else around it does. The individual andContinue reading “The Vortex”

Nature-Speak

The Garden Of Pensiveness “Mother Nature is always speaking. She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer.”  ~ Radhanath Swami ~ Art by Johanna Wright The beauty of language lies in the interpretation of it.  So how do you translate meaning from a bird’s lilting song or the hauntingContinue reading “Nature-Speak”

Called or Uncalled

This quote was hand-carved over the archway to C. G. Jung’s study: “Called or uncalled: God is present.” Which as Ken James, Ph.D. described during his session of the Jungian summit is to consider that whatever calls us to our supposed ‘purpose in life’ is always around us, ever-present; we just may not notice itContinue reading “Called or Uncalled”

The Jungian Online Conference 2021

Hm-m-m, maybe I am more Jungian than I realized. I’m currently listening to James Hollis, Ph.D., and he is already talking about most of what I write in this blog…about Finding Your Truth: determining who we are, what we stand for, and WHY we believe that we are here at this time, and how weContinue reading “The Jungian Online Conference 2021”

On Personal Change Before World Change

Mystic Path to Cosmic Consciousness “Changing the world begins with the very personal process of changing ourself, the only place you can begin is where you are, and the only time you can begin is now.” – Gary Zukav WOW, …seeing the Gary Zukav name sent me back to my earliest period of externally expressingContinue reading “On Personal Change Before World Change”

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”

Cultivating Joy

ॐ Nature Heals, Nature Reveals ॐ “I don’t think anyone ‘finds’ joy. Rather, we cultivate it by searching for the preciousness of small things, the ordinary miracles, that strengthen our hearts so we can keep them open to what is difficult: delight in taking a shower or a slow walk that has no destination, inContinue reading “Cultivating Joy”

Many Paths—One Goal

But what IS that goal? Numerous eastern religions would say the ultimate goal for our life experience was to gain our freedom from the wheel of samsara—the suffering of humankind—to reach total and complete enlightenment and God-consciousness, then to remain in that ‘ultimate highest love-frequency’ forever—in Oneness with ALL. “The concept of Saṃsāra has rootsContinue reading “Many Paths—One Goal”

Metamorphosis of the Gods—Shifting the Collective Unconscious

Drawing by Carl G. Jung, from The Red Book, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Red_Book_(Jung) Tao & Zen  (image and quotes below from this site) “Really interesting archetypal illustration drawn by Carl G. Jung. This man who looks like a wizard with wings he called Philemon, a kind of wisdom guide that came to Jung in his dreams, that heContinue reading “Metamorphosis of the Gods—Shifting the Collective Unconscious”

The Mobius Strip—Mind Beyond Death

A mobius strip is an endless looping band where the separate ends of the band were reconnected after giving it a half twist so the eye travels up and over and back again—right-side up then upside down then right-side up, etc.. You know—like the LIFE/DEATH process itself. It’s a continuum of sorts—a thing with noContinue reading “The Mobius Strip—Mind Beyond Death”

Examining the Roles That We Play

Eckhart Tolle “Authentic human interactions become impossible when you lose yourself in a role.” – Eckhart Tolle Over the course of our lives we learn many informative techniques to advance our personal lives in one direction or another. We may even choose a role in life often associated with our strong need for personal satisfactionContinue reading “Examining the Roles That We Play”

The Amazing Verb Called ‘Bucky’

I am such a fan of R. Buckminster Fuller that whenever I see someone else quote him, I stop whatever I’m doing and read it. This 5ft-2 inch intellectual powerhouse was an ‘American engineer, architect, and futurist who developed the geodesic dome—the only large dome that can be set directly on the ground as aContinue reading “The Amazing Verb Called ‘Bucky’”

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