I recently injured my ankle and In my search for symbolism of the foot I thought of one of my most favorite fairy tales called the two travelers. As, I like to share my research… I have included this fairy tale as told by Marie Louise Von Franz, The Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales. … Continue reading The Two Travelers
Ancient Shamanism: Looking at Illness as Initiation.
Every dark thing one falls into can be called an initiation.Marie Louise Von Franz, Psychotherapy I have felt compelled to share information on an ancient practice known as shamanism, because I recognize the symptoms of this calling in our collective society. As a society, we are dealing with a pandemic that we cannot cure with … Continue reading Ancient Shamanism: Looking at Illness as Initiation.
The Black Madonna — Intro
Happy Sunday Everyone! I’m posting this video clip about the Black Madonna ( whom I affectionately call, Big Mama) because she’s been showing up in people’s dreams, in people’s consciousness, in encounters such as Marion Woodman talks about in this clip, and even in media like the movie/book “The Shack.” “Although she takes many forms, … Continue reading The Black Madonna — Intro
The Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales
The Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales by Marie Louise von Franz. I have little doubt that the secrets of the universe are coded in fairy tales. Metaphor, symbols, and dreams are the language of the Soul, and the Soul is life itself. True fairy tales that are passed down through generations are like a … Continue reading The Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales
The Boogey Man, Loneliness, and the “It”
Excerpt from Marie Louise Von Franz, the Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales One may wonder whether it is physical loneliness or spiritual or mental loneliness which seems to invite possession by evil. Personally, I would say both. In the stories I have told it is mainly physical loneliness, being alone out in the woods … Continue reading The Boogey Man, Loneliness, and the “It”