Today is overcast and cold, one of those rare days the thermometer will likely not rise above freezing. There is snow on the ground and trees following the weekend storm that brought most human movement here to a temporary halt.
A dramatic day of snow showers and sun, falling temperatures and gusty breezes. As November ends, we are reminded that winter nears. We also note that even in this La Nina year temperatures are much above the long-term norms. Still, … Continue reading
This autumn’s warmth has dominated the past two days. Yesterday we, and our neighbors, took the opportunity to complete yard work, retire gardens for the season, and put up holiday lights. As we did so, we were reminded these tasks … Continue reading
This is the second part of a two part post. (Read Part One.)
Traditionally, Western psychotherapies take these loses for granted, understanding them, when considering them at all, to be the inevitable consequence of progress. More often, the unitary focus of these therapies probelmaticizes experiences of complexity, save for the many selves inherent in mind. Even Jung, who often suggested that world or nature underlies self, appeared to flinch at the possibility that the other might well be a requirement of Self. Continue reading