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The Archetype of Independence

I very recently had the opportunity to visit historic Philadelphia for the first time. I assumed my connection to the place would come from the true awesomeness of being able to stand in places and touch items that are deeply profound to our great nation’s creation. Yes, and… A full-body Holy Wow: Physically standing in […]

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A Meeting of the Minds

Summer has arrived with a pleasant and natural adjustment. My archetypes sit down for a meeting to examine this time.  Everyone is present around the kitchen table, settling into my old wooden chairs: the Sage, the Caregiver, the Lover, the Creative, and the Warrior. My Sage has requested this meeting.  She is the thinker, the […]

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Archetypes: Who Are You?

I just read this amazing book by Caroline Myss, called Archetypes.  These are collective symbols that everyone in the culture understands; patterns, habits, and behaviors that people can all describe.  When we speak in archetypes, we speak in common terms. For example, if I were to say my uncle’s sister’s daughter’s son’s mom is such a martyr, you […]

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