Fire and Life Transformation

At the age of 8 years, a fire burned our home and many others in Santa Barbara, California. The experience significantly impacted how I see the world. Hillman (1997) says traumatic childhood events like fire are clues to understanding an individualā€™s character and calling in life. The following paragraphs explore a telescoping scale on two…

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Quotes: The Long Shore: A Psychological Experience of the Wilderness

Wheelwright, J. (1991). The Long Shore: A Psychological Experience of the Wilderness. San Francisco: Random House, Inc. And so we proceeded in the delicate business of finding out how we valued each other. The key to this was that the context of the ranch gave us a naturalness … I felt that the ranch was…

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