I-Me-Mine

Is it the fear of what is other, the initial recognition of duality, that tempt us further into categorizations of duality? Is individuality, that necessary movement for freedom of action, what fosters a battle stance, a duality initiating all future duels? Perhaps fear of the other culminates, as Jung suggested, in a reduction of the gods to diseases, …

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The Soul of the World

The Soul of the World is the second part of James Hillman's two-part book, The Thought of the Heart and The Soul of the World, in which he sees a world suffering a breakdown in much the same way as individuals suffer. A world ensouled, a psychic reality, in which we imagine with our hearts, connecting each …

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11 Day Clearing – Anima Mundi

My apologies for the lateness of this post. It was supposed to be done yesterday. This post is part of the 11 Day Clearing Challenge initiated by bluebutterfliesandme, a series of posts reclaiming 11 in which we can: "Take one thing a day, either a physical, actual object that needs to go, or better yet a habit, …

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I Can See For Miles

It's fun to go camping for a few days, but great to be back home - especially after not having access to a shower. My husband and I spent the last couple of days in the Mt. Hood National Forest, camping, hiking and enjoying a lovely view of Clear Lake and the surrounding mountains from …

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Where We Are

Fog in the morning here will make some of the world far away and the near only a hint. But rain will feel its blind progress along the valley, tapping to convert one boulder at a time into a glistening fact. Daylight will love what came. Whatever fits will be welcome, whatever steps back in …

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