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Greetings -

Thanks for the invite to join, Bonnie! I am currently working on a vision tentatively called: 

Integrating the New Mythology: A Poet-Crash Vision for the Planet 

As a primer, please enjoy my interview with Bonnie

And these current pieces from PlanetShifter.com Magazine & openmythsource:

Mythologists, Mystics & Magicians in Transition: 18 Interviews from the PlanetShifter.com Magazine Reservoir 2010 – 2011. Source Directory #3

sound symbols, archetypes & the power of myth: an alchemic journ

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9142469452?profile=originalAs spiritual beings having a human experience, each of us longs for meaning. “Humans are living stories, each imbued with an inherent message and a meaning trying to find its way into the world,” writes mythologist Michael Meade. However, without a sense of calling or capacity to live into the unique gifts we each possess, we can feel ourselves lost, alone, depressed, or despairing, not knowing how we belong in the world. 

On the other hand, a depth psychological perspective provides a powerful v

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The Shape of Water: The Shape of Change?

     9142464666?profile=originalFilmgoers may have laughingly dismissed Godzilla, the Teenage Werewolf, and The Creature from the Black Lagoon in the 1950’s, but nobody laughs at the real-life monsters we see on television every day in the form of terrorists, genocidal dictators, and political leaders who incite divisiveness and spout nuclear threats. We get it. Dystopia is us. Our problems are caused by humanity’s psychological and spiritual ignorance, and they will not be resolved until enough individuals acquire more m

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Building the Story of Cascadia: New Tools for the Transition

Workshop Video & Hand-out from 2012 NWP Convergence

by Willi Paul, newmythologist.com

 

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Emergence and Synchronicity

This is my first post on this site and as a newcomer, I'm excited to find so many lovers of depth psychology!

I am a doctoral student at Fielding Graduate University not far from Pacifica.My main research interest concerns the evolution of consciousness, and more specifically how consciousness manifests reality. This has led me to a study of the phenomena of emergence and some interesting work by Jungian analysts George Hogenson and Joe Cambray on archetypes and symbols as a function of emergence

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Living the Symbolic Life

It is Sigmund Freud who is credited for the discovery of the unconscious and is often called the “father of psychology”. Psychiatrist and medical historian Henri Ellenberger, in Discovery of the Unconscious, describes Depth Psychology as the key to exploring the unconscious mind. Understanding what lies in the unconscious--whether repressed, forgotten, or simply never known--can help us bring meaning to our conscious lives. The unconscious makes itself known to us through symbols, that is, image

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