depth psychology

Priorities in Action

What valuable words of wisdom these genuinely are. As the old saying goes, do what I say, not as I do! Oops, maybe that is why things are so backward. Action, not words, expresses priorities. As Mother Teresa once said, “if you want to change the world, go home and love your family” (paraphrased). While …

Priorities in Action Read More »

adult tan great dane standing on top of mountain under white sky

Old Sultan… The Young, Old, Ugly, and Bold: Wisdom for Today’s Society…

There is a tale from the Grimm Brothers entitled Old Sultan. It tells of the perilous adventures an old dog will undertake to show his owner he can learn new tricks. However, as with any story of psychological merit, one must strike a deal between the dark and light and unite these two opposing forces …

Old Sultan… The Young, Old, Ugly, and Bold: Wisdom for Today’s Society… Read More »

landscape photography of flower garden

Love’s Unending Gift

Inspirational Quote Philosophical Food for Thought Love is the cornerstone emotion that encapsulates every other feeling. Whether it be those negative emotional undercurrents such as fear, anger, disgust, sadness, or those more positive dynamic states such as strength, courage, happiness, or bliss, our ability to love encapsulates it all. While this age-old wisdom may sound …

Love’s Unending Gift Read More »

woman sitting on gray rock near body of water

Dream a Little Dream…

Inspirational Quote Dream, but dream big. We often think of a dream as a drama that plays out in the movie theater of our mind’s eye during our nocturnal slumber. Some have seen meaning behind the symbols of dreams, a group of which I am part. Others view dreams as just bi-products of psychological energy …

Dream a Little Dream… Read More »

Trust in Dreams…

Inspirational Quote Philosophical Food for Thought? What is real? What is perceived? Is there a difference? Can a universe exist without the mind entering into it? Material reality exists because it was once only a perception in the consciousness that dreamed its essence into the physical realm of being. While its presence is always in …

Trust in Dreams… Read More »

On Trust

Inspirational Quote The concept of trust seems lacking in the light of suspiciousness being peddled in a world bent on leering into the lives of others. It’s incredible how many people lack this most basic of personality dynamics. I can’t count how many times I have seen the root of psychological strife grounded in the …

On Trust Read More »

mother helping her daughter use a laptop

Rediscovering Passion

Inspirational Quote A Passion is Born… Having seen my children through a year of home-schooling was no easy task. I found myself strapped for time, tending to the garden of love and duty, yet somehow I made it through, even if by the skin of my teeth. Yet, I think we have all been in …

Rediscovering Passion Read More »

silhouette dog on landscape against romantic sky at sunset

The Wolf, The Golden Child, and a Deal with the Shadow

Inspirational Quote Philosophical Food for Thought As we follow the light of our personal journey forward, shadows are cast behind in the storyline unfolded. We cannot have light without its shadow, just as we cannot perceive day in the absence of night. We must sometimes touch upon that dark wisdom to re-ignite the passion within. …

The Wolf, The Golden Child, and a Deal with the Shadow Read More »

Old Sultan… The Value of Wisdom Unfolded

Words of Wisdom Food For Thought Fairy stories are a beautiful rendition of things yet to come. They offer unique perspectives on values, our developmental journey, and of course, they touch upon the dark and light-matter that the psyche encounters on its journey to find its true essence. They provide unique wisdom that primes the …

Old Sultan… The Value of Wisdom Unfolded Read More »

Dr. Thomas Maples: Crossroads

To New Beginnings…

Inspirational Quote Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. Meister Eckhart Philosophical Food For Thought At the beginning of each new day, we say goodbye to what was yesterday. Even if a degree of stress was at the helm, does it have to be the prescription for today’s overwhelm? A Choice is present. …

To New Beginnings… Read More »

human green eye reflecting building and blue sky

The Beauty Within: Honoring a Psychology of Arriving…

Inspirational Quote It is the beauty within us that makes it possible for us to recognize the beauty around us. The question is not what you look at but what you see. ― Henry David Thoreau Philosophical Food For Thought Our mind’s eye filters the perceived reality we create. I should have (fill in the blank), …

The Beauty Within: Honoring a Psychology of Arriving… Read More »

shallow focus of clear hourglass

The Myth Within: Why Engage in Private Myth-Making?

Inspirational Quote Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths. We must be willing to get rid of the life we planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

Scroll to Top
%d bloggers like this: