Lineage: The Idea of the Ideal, Part II: The Lens of the Personal

A digression into personal lineage, woven with chosen lineage: a story about my father.

Lineage: Jung and the Idea of the Ideal, Part I

The underlying violence of the idea of the ideal from Plato to Jung’s theories of the collective unconscious and archetypes.

The Importance of Lineage – Naming Racism and Racial Bias in My Chosen Lineage of Dreaming

The importance of exploring our lineages – especially chosen ones. I’m starting with Jung.

Dispatches: Wielding Power

Dispatches: Wielding Power

The other pandemic that attacks the breath – racism and police brutality. How power is/can be wielded and how to change the dynamics of power.

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Locating “Meaning” in Dreams

Locating “Meaning” in Dreams

Why we won’t really find what a dream “means” in a dream dictionary because it is not really the image in the dream that the dream is interested in.

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Wishing to Be Blinded

Wishing to Be Blinded

I am a U2 fan. It is true. Mostly unabashedly. I love them, in part, because they teach me to speak, to sing, to leap into living life from a place of passion.

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Not a Tame Lion

Not a Tame Lion

Dream: I arrive at a lush field after a long journey. An enormous lion, luxoriously, is being combed by two girls. My father is on the other side of the field.

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