Possessed by a Flower God

About a decade ago, I became aware of some tendencies in my creative process that were both confusing and disturbing. In this paper, I attempt to explain a mysterious pattern in my creative experience by using a few concepts articulated by the psychologist Carl Jung. By analyzing my creative behaviors through the lens of Dr.…

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WHOLE WORLD

She is round like a ball. A marble spinning in space. She is balanced like a shadow. A light the moon circles. She is called like a cry. A need sound echoing far. ma mamm mom mãe mat’ mama màna nana maman mother mutter madre mädra majka She is old like the night. A Hecate bringing soulful laughter. She is nurturing like a…

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The Sphere of Earth, Artist and Healer

The earth is my home and she provides everything. I need her to be healed so I can thrive. I wonder if I can do something to help save the planet from pollution. Demeter (Da meter), my spirit guide, comes to answer my concern. She is a Greek goddess whose name means earth Mother (Downing,…

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Quotes from, The Portable Jung

Jung, C. G. (1976). The Portable Jung. (R. F. C. Hull, Trans., J. Campbell, Ed.). New York: Penguin Books. Chapter 2: The structure of the Psyche My point of view is naturally a psychological one, and moreover that of a practicing psychologist whose task it is to find the quickest road through the chaotic muddle…

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Quotes from ‘Introduction to Jungian Psychology’

Jung, C. G., & Shamdasani, S. (2011). Introduction to Jungian Psychology: Notes of the Seminar on Analytical Psychology Given in 1925. (R. F. C. Hull, Trans., W. McGuire, Ed.) (With a New introduction and updates by Sonu Shamdasani edition). Princeton: Princeton University Press. Lecture 9 If you leave all your energy and will in the…

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‘A gift for you’ New Mixed Media painting 24×48″

Getting started with the painting steps Selecting a helpful animal for the image steps Adding in the friendly Cat with a Gift for you steps

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