Category Archives: Dreaming and Spirituality

CHRIST WOULD NOT VOTE FOR BUSH

The only devils in the world are those running around in our own hearts─that is where the battle should be fought.
~Mahatma Gandhi

One of the most interesting aspects of George Bush being president is that he is a born-again Christian and recognized leader of the religious right. Like any fundamentalist group, the religious right are identified with only one side of the polarity (the light), and split off from their own shadow, projecting it outside of themselves. Interestingly, Jung refers to projecting the shadow as “the lie.” People projecting the shadow inevitably dream up someone into materialization who they experience as being the embodiment of the “Devil,” whose inner meaning is both “the adversary” and “the liar.” People who disagree with the fundamentalist are seen as agents of the Devil, who need to be destroyed.… Read more

AWAKENING IN THE DREAM GROUPS

I’m not sure whether to say that my friends and I have developed a new way of working with people’s dreaming processes, or to say that we’ve discovered something. In any case, it is clear that we’ve tapped into something profound.. More accurately, I feel safe in saying that something has been revealed through following our inner dreaming process (what I call “following the dreaming”). I feel strongly drawn to share what my friends and I are experiencing in our “Awakening in the Dream Groups,” as it can be of great benefit to many people.… Read more

Spiritual Emergence

In 1981 I was sitting in meditation when, just for an instant, a bolt of lightning flashed through my mind. I began acting so unlike my normal self that a friend brought me to a hospital, afraid I was going crazy. Though I was let out of that hospital after three days, the experiences that began to unfold were so overwhelming that I was hospitalized a number of other times during that first year. I was diagnosed as having had a severe psychotic break and was told that I had a chemical imbalance and had manic-depressive illness.… Read more