A Beautiful Obsession

The intuitive’s morality is governed neither by thinking nor by feeling;  he has his own characteristic morality, which consists in a loyalty to his vision and in voluntary submission to its authority. ~Carl Jung, CW 6, para. 613 Every day was Labor Day this summer. Mental labor. Emotional labor.  A labor of love. Labor nonetheless. […]

Musings From My Cave

The book is coming along—slowly, often joyfully, sometimes painfully. This is hard work, yet it really is the only kind of work I’m good for.

12 Symptoms of Your Psyche's Immaturity

In the cosmic view of humanity’s history, our species is still in adolescence. Our collective egos are still fragile. Conventional wisdom encourages us to despise our flawed unworthiness and beg our gods to fix us instead of helping us understand and love ourselves.

Three Billboards: The Myth and the Message

Dark, quirky, clever, and controversial, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has been nominated for seven academy awards this year. Like “The Shape of Water,” nominated for a whopping 13, its protagonist is a powerless, justice-seeking female up against an unsympathetic patriarchal system.

The Shape of Water: The Shape of Change?

Fortunately, there are prophets among us to show us the way. They are the courageous and gifted artists who create books and films depicting ordinary people who evolve into heroic individuals. The Star Wars series, Avatar, Arrival, and The Shape of Water are examples.

Books: The Perfect Holiday Gift

Holiday Greetings to all. It’s a week before Christmas, so there’s still time to order books for the readers on your list. In case you’re looking for ideas, here are some of my recent favorites. They’re all wonderful.  Enjoy.

Staying Conscious

Surprise! I’m back with an update. Reworking my old manuscript is bringing enormous satisfaction. I’m getting daily help from my unconscious via dreams and early morning ruminations that provide solutions to knotty problems.

How Do We Grow?

A hunger to understand the forces that aided my psycho-spiritual growth has dogged me since I first wrote about the inner life 27 years ago. Intuitively, I structured my first book, The Bridge to Wholeness: A Feminine Alternative to the Hero Myth, around stories of painful early experiences that had influenced my life.

How Will Your Shadow Shape the Future of Our World?

This election season has pitted two candidates who couldn’t be more different against one another for the office of president. Never, in the history of our country, has the chasm between two potential presidents been wider. Never have so many citizens of the United States or the world been so shaken by this ugly divisiveness.

Mandorla Consciousness: Part I

At that time all mankind spoke a single language. As the population grew and spread eastward, a plain was discovered in the land of Babylon, and was soon thickly populated. The people who lived there began to talk about building a great city,with a temple-tower reaching to the skies—a proud, eternal monument to themselves.