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“Go deep” the quarterback said to the receiver before the team broke huddle and returned to the line of scrimmage. “Go deep” means that the receiver is to run deep into the opponent’s territory and be ready for a long pass. Long passes, “Hail Mary’s” as they are sometimes called, can be very exciting plays.…
Prometheus brought light to humanity and was punished for it. Light is a symbol of consciousness, and growth in our own consciousness is typically achieved only through pain and sacrifice. The myth of Prometheus endures because it speaks to our own life experiences.
We are part of the psyche like a cell is part of the body. We are meant to assist the psyche in its ever-unfolding creation, passion, and life.
Conventional ways of treating depression often focus on ignoring the dark and embracing the light: “think just positive thoughts.” But real healing typically requires an authentic encounter with the dark. The seeds of new growth germinate in the dark. There is a purpose to your suffering.
According to a Viagra commercial I recently saw, we are in “the age of getting things done.” The advertisement shows a mid-life cowboy hauling a horse trailer behind his pickup truck. Predictably, his truck gets mired in a mud slick so he uses the two horses he’s been hauling to pull the pickup and trailer…
The vision and mission of the Sixties is still with us, still remains to be achieved. The work is less glamorous now. Now the battle is in the trenches as every individual is called to bring peace and justice to their own life and soul.
There is a growing hunger in the world, a hunger not of the body but of the soul. Materially satisfied but spiritually starved, more and more people hunger for a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in life. We want to feel connected to others, not just through our phones, but through our hearts. We…