Shadow, and will you be happy?

KPop sensation BTS released their album "Map of the Soul: 7" recently to international acclaim; the theme of this album addresses light and shadow of our existence. And listening to the songs I re-acquaint myself with the Jungian concepts of "light and shadow". It has been a while since I studied them. It has been … Continue reading Shadow, and will you be happy?

A bit of (dark) positivity…?

A positive post as part of #BeWOW @RonovanWrites - love the idea, what inspiration! When I heard this song, I thought, hey why not?!  So here's a fun tune to share... and a message as well.     A bit of the lyrics, specifically the Chorus: My problem, I never was a model, I never … Continue reading A bit of (dark) positivity…?

Reflecting on six months…

I have been blogging for 6 months... as of the beginning of this month. On reflection, I have posted quite a few articles about the Shadow and spirituality... around living life.  Looking back, this was my first post about the Shadow... I thought I would give it to you again now that I have shared … Continue reading Reflecting on six months…

Soul experience of sex

Sex, sex, sex… that got your attention, 🙂 ? We know what ‘it’ is, don’t we? And how disappointing some of ‘it’ can be. There IS more to sex than what's being portrayed in the media and beyond the discourse of rights and freedom. Sex has soul. In fact, sex is an experience of soul.  … Continue reading Soul experience of sex

Intimacy – a review

Who is the third who walks always beside you? When I count, there is only you and I together But when I look ahead up the white road There is always another one walking beside you ... But who is that on the other side of you? TS Eliot, ‘The Waste Land’   What is … Continue reading Intimacy – a review

An empowered self…

Following on from an earlier post, an excerpt from Amelia Earhart's letter to her husband-to-be on the morning of her marriage. "In this connection I may have to keep some place where I can go to by myself, now and then, for I cannot guarantee to endure at all times the confinement of even an … Continue reading An empowered self…

A secret life…

Ever been told that true friends tell each other everything? That as a wife, husband or partner you should be totally honest with your significant other? That there should be no secret in a 'real' relationship? Growing up, I had found it frustrating not having something that is solely and wholly mine.  Selfish? Perhaps.  Now … Continue reading A secret life…

Acts of courage

If anyone had asked me if I was courageous, I would have replied ‘no’. I had not defied death or destruction, I had not saved another’s life in the face of personal danger, nor have I parachuted out of a plane. Nope, neither courageous nor heroic. Up until recently, that is, when I had cause … Continue reading Acts of courage