Symbolic meaning for 11:11 – a time portal

The 11:11 time and date is symbolic. When I see 11:11, it is a reminder to be at peace in my mind and in a truce with those that could be conflicts. This is particularly true for the idea of opposites in balance, such as man and woman. Why does it mean that to me?…

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real vs imaginary

I like to draw and to paint and that means I look to see real and also imaginary things. The journey in my relationship to this aspect, how I feel about art, in my life has changed over the years. Classes at Pacifica are adding new concepts and ways of thinking that expand, enliven and add…

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Quotes from, ‘The Symbolic Life’

Photo: Symbolic alchemical watercolour drawings. This file comes from Wellcome Images, a website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom. Jung, C. G. (1977). The Symbolic Life: Miscellaneous Writings. (G. Adler & R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press. Quotes on Symbolic Life You find the least…

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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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