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Return to Your Own Center

We learn from healers, teachers, wise women, and men. Then we return to self to see, hear, feel, and live out the wisdom in our own way. Supernatural tales usher us into dark realms where wisdom must be sought and found. Life depends on it! Then wisdom must be lived out uniquely, from your own center.

When reading novels, our deep imagination takes hold. It moves us beyond our conscious mind. As a psychologist/writer, I sense the emotional currents and psychic images in the stories I write. As in Goddess of the Wild Thing, the characters come in vivid images, dreams, and intuitive flashes. They pop forward to the front of my imagination and whisper: This is me, write about me, I’ll guide you.

In metaphysical stories, the characters have a message. The message is for you and me. It’s one of the dark paths and light in the distance. We have to go to the course, and the way can be fraught with troubles. But there’s a payoff — not guaranteed, but definitely there for the soul who stays the course and does not give up.

Those who make it often turn to a teacher, a spiritual guide. Without a person who listens, understands, and can pass on the light, we often can’t find our way, our light. Things are too bleak and too dark to get along without help. The story of Goddess of the Wild Thing starts with the light going out on love. There’s no love, been no love, and the hope for love is shaky. This dramatic tale of one women’s spiritual journey to discover love is, at times, despairing. No hope in sight.

A healer, visionary, and guide, arrives on the scene to offer light. But then, darkness senses potential and wants to destroy it. Something terrible happens! Eve has to go deep within and call upon all she has learned from her spiritual guide. The healer then comes in quiet whispers, visions, and dreams. Eve has learned and knows she has to move on and put the light the teacher imparts and has imparted into action. She must now go her own way and face the horror ahead.

Only by returning to centerpoint — the soulplace her spiritual guide opened with her — does she stand a chance to deal with wickedness that seeks to destroy love. It’s a story like yours and mine. We’re caught unawares by dark forces. Centerpoint . . . it’s there. Go into it. Listen to your intuition, spontaneous images that impart wisdom, and dreams that speak to what cannot be seen with everyday eyes.

We learn from our teachers, guides, wisdom stories of deep forces and human potential for life and love. Then, we must act, go our way, follow our own path, and live out our own story with all its horrors, triumphs, and potential for life and love.

Live Deeply . . . Read Daily

 

Weathering the Storm

 

Practical Spirituality in Tough Times

Practical spirituality inspiring us through tough times is wholesome psychic nourishment in Moon Book’s Free Kindle Download, Weathering the Storm. We’ve all felt vulnerable during this Covid-19 crisis. I’ve been treating patients in depth psychotherapy whose dream life now teems with dark dimensions of fear and travail. Never in our lifetime have we faced a global pandemic. Dream symbolism in my own life and in the shared experiences of family and patients has spoken to the psychic underpinning of this worldwide disease. We are suffering through a world soul storm with the potential for cosmic transformation.

In the mythic and visionary story that undergirds Covid-19, we are propelled into making long-needed changes. Visionary stories, whether in a novel or lived out in daily life, are at their best when centered on crisis. Our society is in crisis, our soul shaken by crisis, our life altered and permanently transformed. Last night my dream addressed the danger of disregarding the reality of Covid-19. Government officials of a particular ilk and citizens of malinformed perspective were shrugging off social distancing, proper hygiene, and vaccination. Wide-eyed, crazed minded, dimwitted and soulless folk exhaled a malodorous breath on the naive and unsuspecting. Terrible suffering ensued.

Cautionary Dream World Messages

Family and patients have encountered similar cautionary messages from the dream world. They warn us about what is transpiring so as to prohibit its advance via our psychic and political activism. Visionary dreams speak to issues of the world soul. Spiritual sickness has been injected into collective minds and hearts in the form of racism, misogyny, and capitalism run amuck. A dark and destructive archetypal realm opened up with the entrance of leaders propagating a hate-filled, totalitarian ideology. Covid-19 is the symptom.

Living out a terrifying visionary story such as we are now in with Covid-19 requires going deep and staying deep. Depth means recognizing what we can do to be aware of and mitigate the advance of the disease. We know about the steps to take practically (socially distancing, etc.), but of equal import is honing our consciousness about the underlying psychic reality. Dark and destructive spirits abound. They surround us. They are in the very atmosphere exhaling a malodorous breath of helplessness, fear, and despair.

Hope through this Visionary Storm

There is hope in every visionary story. It is at the core of the crisis. But, the price must be paid for the change to be made. Our price in weathering the Covid-19 storm and effecting a world soul revolution comes in the casting off spiritual numbness. It means facing up to the travails of a world soul infected by a hidden psychic disease. We need to examine our own collusion with racism, misogyny, capitalism run amuck, and authoritarian attitudes. Bad spirits creep in one person at a time, and one person at a time we can face the darkness within so as to rout out global toxicity.

Weathering the Storm with its powerful essays, inspires us to proactively live through the visionary drama of Covid-19. Most powerfully, this means psychic awareness of the forces of good and evil. They are at work in this world dramatic thriller. Let’s take time each day for soul work, time for reading and reflection, time to face the darkness within and without, and thereby set in motion critical dynamics for the revolution of the world soul.

“Live Deeply…Read Daily”

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