Carl Jung & Jungian Topics: Dreams,Archetypes, Symbols
Individuation: The Process of a Lifetime: Jung defined it as "the…Continue
Added by Bonnie Bright on December 26, 2010 at 4:34pm — No Comments
In the same measure as the conscious attitude may pride itself on a certain godlikeness
by reason of its lofty and absolute standpoint, an unconscious attitude develops with a
godlikeness oriented downwards to an archaic god whose nature is sensual and brutal.
--CG Jung, Psychological Types
Fight the big corporations. Kill the multinationals. Break up the conglomerates and the consortiums. The problem of how to do…
Added by Craig Chalquist, PhD on December 23, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments
Carl Jung & Jungian Topics: Dreams, Archetypes, and Symbols
Dreamwork as a rewarding spiritual practice by Jean Raffa: http://bit.ly/gPWY9r…Continue
Added by Bonnie Bright on December 22, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments
“Wherever there is erotic energy, there is also the potential for transformation.” These are wise words said by a therapist I once knew. And she was right: What better crucible for personal growth than intimacy? There’s nothing like a relationship to get things cooking in your psyche’s kitchen. But where does the alchemical power of sexual attraction come from? It all starts in a very innocent place: childhood.
The first people we “fall in love” with are our parents. Our…Continue
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Last Thoughts on Souling (for this year)
These are my last thoughts on souling for 2010. No, really.
I am now adjusting my thoughts to include a new image using the number four as borrowed from alchemy. Imagine four color circles all overlapping in the center. As stated in an earlier post (http://ignisspiritusllc.blogspot.com/), the center created by overlapping circles is the occurrence of…
“Being at home in the world” embodies a dialogue between inner and outer, self and world claims John Hill (2010) in his new book of the same name. Our psyche originated in nature but the increasing separation birthed by the growth of a culture that is dominated by reason and patriarchy, disconnect from earth and the deep sacredness of nature and creation is taking its toll. Reconnection with nature, and therefore something deep, numinous, and sacred is action that can help us recognize and…Continue
Added by Bonnie Bright on December 18, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments
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Depth Psychology is the study of the Unconscious, an inquiry into what we don’t know by looking at how psyche emerges in symbols, mythology, art, & dreams and how we live out the repressed, the silenced, & the marginalized in our personal lives and in the culture at hand. It explores our relationship to soul, and includes ideas from anthropology, cross-cultural studies, ecology, philosophy, theology, indigenous cultures,…Continue
Its been rainy and gray for days now and the honeybees that usually frequent the lavender bush at my front door have been few and far between lately. I miss them, the beauty of their flight patterns as they move from blossom to blossom, the sound they make that is so deeply universal and archetypal, I think it must be the constant and infinite sound of creation that exists at the core of the universe. When they show up, I find myself rooted in place, watching them in awe as they extend their…Continue
Added by Bonnie Bright on December 10, 2010 at 6:18pm — No Comments