Analytical Psychology

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The Sun’s Eternal Kiss

Inspiration “Even After All this time The Sun never says to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the whole sky.” Hafiz Food for Thought Love knows no bounds. It is given freely. To those who will brave its tests, not even the world itself can bound …

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Practical Applications of the Mythical Father (The Northwind and the Sun)

Food For Thought Myth remains only stories until we implement avenues by which it can affect our life. The nature of the archetypes call upon the inner workings of our soul to exhibit the polarities of the wicked, the holy, the right, the just, the bad, ugly, and even the good. Notice, just as night …

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Keep Your Face to the Sun

Inspiration Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows. Helen Keller Food for Thought In The Northwind and the Sun, Aesop shows us the dual nature of the Father Archetype. In yesterday’s podcast, we explored the boisterous, bolstering nature of the wind, that will bellow, howl, and blow to his …

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The North-Wind and the Sun

Inspiration The winds howled and blew with all of their might, Yet through Loving Kindness and persuasion The Sun perseveres in its embracing flight! Namaste, my friends. May peace and blessings find you on your journey to advance confidently in the direction of your dreams. Credits Video by Mario Buonfiglio from Pexels Video by Pixabay from Pexels

The Wayward Soul

Inspiration The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. Michelangelo Food For Thought I have often been seduced by the moonlit sky. Even as an adult, it could hold my attention for hours. That …

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Looking to the Stars

Inspiration We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde Thoughts for the Day My wife is a Taurus. She is also born in the year of the Ox. We often joke about how bullish she can be. It serves her well in her profession for sure. …

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Finding Inner Gold

Inspiration What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson Thoughts for the Day What lies inside of you? So often, I see that humanity’s focus is on the outside. Reliance on others, material items, drugs, or other vices stand at …

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Katabasis: Ascending Time’s Grieving Sorrow

Time Tics to Sorrow’s Grief An acorn fell to the Earth, and lost its way in an endless sea… Yet the rabbit runs blissfully cheerful towards the setting sun! I originally penned a version of this prose for a colleague who had lost her husband. I was in my twenties at the time, and little …

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Habits of Happiness

Inspiration Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier Mother Teresa A Depth Psychology Perspective What beauty would be possible in the world if we made just one commitment to follow through on these words of wisdom from the Saintly Mother Teresa? Love abounds. It surrounds us in …

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To Realize Self

Inspirational Quote If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze St. Catherine of Siena I am often taken back by the soul’s capacity to find its essence. In psychology, this journey is called Self-Realization. While the history of this subject is well entrenched in the tomes of philosophy and …

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Happy 2021… To New Beginnings

Something Old, and a Little Something New Hello Everyone. Hope all is well and everyone had a healthy and happy holiday season. There is a tradition in weddings to give the bride something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. While this post is not about marriage, I think 2021 represents a new beginning …

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Happiness Is…

Daily Inspiration God speaks to us in many ways, but when spoken to, will we listen? Today, it came upon me, that happiness is a journey pursued… Not a destination granted. Dr. Thomas Maples A Depth Psychology Perspective The famous philosopher, Lao Tzu once said “A Journey of a Thousand Miles begins with a single …

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