Posts Tagged: vulnerability

At the Heart of Sorrow

Silent Saboteur or Sweet Surrender? The sweetness and wonder of new love turns to drama and the debris of a break up. A tightness and ache in your heart. Grief not only for lost love, but for how the love wasn’t enough. Grief for how you lost yourself in the trying to make love work. Unhealed traumatic loss,…

‘You’ is Unreal

What happens when I say 'There is no such entity as You'? There is only (one-ly) Life. One appearance. 'You' are not in control. 'You' do not exist. 'You' are not necessary for the unfolding story of the life 'you' call 'yours'. Functioning happens beautifully, without a sense of self, without an 'I'. What happens…

Don’t Get Lost in Fairyland

Every day, new accounts of loss, suffering, heroism and anguish from our collective story of Covid-19, touch me so deeply. Sharings from those who are intrinsically part of my life, family, friends & clients, and also of those I hear in the limited news I digest. We are all faced with the truly inconceivable. The…

Sometimes the Unconscious is a Trickster

In the recent video, which prompted this written riff on it, I'm responding about a question a woman asked me as we chatted before the circle formally opened. She asked about something that she perceived had happened with her partner 'projecting onto her' and whether I felt she was 'right' to respond as she did. I…

The Glimpse – Live Like a Virgin

The video above is one glimpse of circle, a recording of a tender conversation between Joy and a man who was experiencing grief about his lack of desire and passion for his partner. The particular circumstances might resonate for you. If they don't, there is still so much in this video that is relevant to, and…

Mind & Emotion or Alchemical Gold?

Those who have not undergone full transmutation through relating (to spouse, partner or life guide) harden against their own humanity and that of the other through self-protection, opinions, blame, separation, judgement & over-thinking (animus in woman/female) or intense emotional reactivity, fear of containment, fantasy and chaos of mind (anima in man/male). The fling, or the…