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The Broken Winged Dream… A Bird of Ascent

Inspirational Quotes When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. Paulo Coelho Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes

The Rising Phoenix: Ascent and Childhood Delight

Inspirational Quote It’s best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes. Anne Baxter A Depth Psychology Perspective Synchronicity is a psychological perspective on two independent events functioning as a whole to elicit the movement of one towards its natural aim. It …

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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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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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Joy… A Key to Hidden Truths

Inspirational Quotes Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Buddha We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha A Father’s Guide to Wisdom There are as many truths as there are people …

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What’s Your Faithful Intent: Conflict… Peace… and Inner Growth

Inspiration We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis of Assisi A Father’s Guide to Wisdom “You are what you eat…” My mother told me this as a young …

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Our Psyche-Spiritual Development… Darkness, Being Idle, and Personal Stagnation

Inspiration Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. Carl Jung Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. Carl Jung A Father’s Guide to Wisdom The bible guides us to understand that our original state was one shrouded in …

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Dream… A Healthy Start to New Adventures

Inspiration Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson A Father’s Guide to Wisdom There is a sense of excitement found in new adventures. Wouldn’t you agree? That air of mystery. The fears associated with the unknown. The courage elicited to …

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Inspiration: The Soul of Being

Inspirational Quotes The human psyche shows that each individual is an extension of all of existence. Stanislav Grof “In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” Carl Gustav Jung “We cannot change anything unless we accept it.” Carl Gustav Jung The Psychology Perspective In today’s post, we explore the collective …

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Siddhartha Gautama: A Jungian Perspective of Self-Realized Development During Middle-Life

Dr. Tom continues his exploration of Middle Life Development. Believe, Achieve. and Advance Confidently In The Direction of Your Dreams!!!

Archetypal Themes of Siddhartha’s Middle-Life Development

Life, like the leaves of a tree withers away during fall, becomes weak, and eventually descends back to the Earth in order to nurture the future generation that will follow through the rebirth process associated with spring.

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