Our job is to be aware of our inner Rose and to know when to stop tossing the jeweled eggs.
The Ugly Duckling: Finding Your Tribe
In this story, we just happen to catch a glimpse of transcendent beauty.
Robin Hood: The Trickster Archetype
He shifts the name to Little John by simple reversal. The trickster move is re-labeling.
Joseph Campbell: Hero’s Journey in Pinocchio
Fairy tales are the purest and simplest expression of collective unconscious psychic process.
Rapunzel: Betrayal of the Father
We overreact with betrayal. Betrayal is a clue to something.
Hansel and Gretel: Assertiveness
The goal in assertiveness is not to please everybody, but to be fair to yourself and to other people.
Little Red Riding Hood: The Belly of the Beast
Being in the Belly of the Beast seems to be necessary in the process of transformation.
Cinderella: Getting Stuck in a Toxic Relationship
Getting stuck in a relationship is a big challenge, especially if we have carefully chosen our oppressor.
Virgin Mary: Return of the Divine Feminine (Hagia Sophia)
The return of the Divine Feminine under the guise of the Virgin Mary.
Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix
The Symbolist movement covers a wide range of creative output from the well known (Gauguin, Munch, Whistler, etc.) to the more obscure (Delville, Kupka, and others). Many artists who become known as early 20th-c abstractionists get their start here.
Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Great Theologian of All Time
St. Thomas Aquinas combined Platonic principles with Aristotelian scientific perspective and created his own vision.
Love & Sacred Medicine: A Mytho-Poetic Journey with Raïna Manuel Paris
This talk is the story of such a journey, of leaving and returning to the heart of Love, that each one of us, in our own unique way, takes or refuses, on their life-path.
Syncretism: Merging Philosophy and Religion
Syncretism proved that truth was one, wherever it was found, for the Logos was all-comprehensive and boundlessly creative.