Sacred Order and Restless Saturn

“The problem with introspection is that it has no end.” ― Philip K. Dick Cosmos Although we easily recognize that life on planet Earth, and perhaps elsewhere, is possible because of the regularity witnessed within the solar system and beyond, dare we call fate that which influences the individual by a similar ordering principle? If not, …

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Meditations on Astrology

"Here vigour failed the lofty fantasy: But now was turning my desire and will, even as a wheel that equally is moved, The love which moves the sun and the other stars." Dante's last line in Paradise Last December, shortly after my mother passed away, I signed up for Adam Elenbaas's Hellenistic Astrology course*. How …

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Expression

"In culture, any culture, we are bound to that which is deemed possible. In the comparative imagination that can relate consciousness to culture and culture to consciousness, we begin to free ourselves for the impossible." Language Language can be seen as one mode of expressing aspects of the unseen. Through definition we divide and separate the …

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The Unseen I

"The unseen eye remind me of a midnight dream You know it remind me of somebody I have never seen" Sonny Boy Williamson What is meant when we say, "I?" What we know of self and other may only be an immediate perception; a glance, a choice of words or clothing, a smell, or intuitions …

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Alchemical Psychology, Part VIII – Caelum

It has been a wonderful adventure re-reading and sharing here James Hillman's wonderful book Alchemical Psychology. Every time I read Hillman I am inspired to keep digging the well that continues to give me sustenance, joy and the feeling that life does make sense. The writing of this series is my attempt to pay tribute …

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