Tag Archives: Dreams

Healing Male Impotence

Male potency, an erect phallos upon demand, is the effect Viagra is intended to produce. Although I have never tried that product, I hear that it works and that, under certain conditions, it could kill you. A similar problem was … Continue reading

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Inside, outside, up side, down

Like it or not, there is no way to distinguish inner from outer reality. Chuang-tzu pointed that out over 2300 years ago, when he asked himself the question, “Am I a man dreaming that I am a butterfly, or a … Continue reading

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The Soul Family

Group therapy can be beneficial for some clients, at least that’s what we are told and that’s what participants say.  It seems like a relatively inexpensive modality, so why has the Jungian lineage been opposed to it?  Individuation is a … Continue reading

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The Dream Dictionary I Always Wanted

Finally someone has written a good introduction to dream interpretation with a dictionary of dream symbols.  This dictionary will replace (hopefully) the 19th century best seller (Miller 1901) which was given to me by well intentioned friends for last year’s … Continue reading

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Psyche, soul, and personality, a mystic’s view

The word  “psyche” is often used as a general term for the soul, the unconscious, and the inner world of humans. Kyriacos C. Markides provides us another way of talking about the psyche in his book The Magus of Strovolos: … Continue reading

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Shadow Mantra: Slay the Ego

Western civilization’s most important claim to fame is our awareness (consciousness) of our self as distinct from others.  The Greek and Latin word for the “I” of consciousness is “ego”.  Rene Descartes popularized this notion with the expression in Latin, … Continue reading

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The Inner Light of God

Where do we find God? Within ourselves, that is the teaching of the esoteric, gnostic traditions of all religions. It was also the discovery of the Alchemists. When we look within ourselves, we find that there is a something objective, … Continue reading

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Communicating with the Divine

Thomas Moore’s book Care of the Soul (1992) is a great read.  He reminds us of many things, especially that psychology is more of an art than a science.  And that dreams show us things of great importance.  Moore discusses … Continue reading

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The Amazon Dream Doctor

The old information network, the one operating for the last few million years, is woven into the psyche of the human race.  It can be accessed through a variety of channels, mediums, shamans, telepaths, dreamers, and priests, who had to … Continue reading

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