Quote of the Day – January 22 2012

“We must be able to let things happen in the psyche. For us, this becomes a real art… Consciousness is forever interfering, helping, correcting, and negating, never leaving the single growth of the psychic processes in peace. ”
–Carl Jung

I would like to just be with my thoughts and feelings. Do I mean be like the eye in the hurricane,calmly fixed in the centre while all my thoughts and feelings dance around me. Who knows what magic might spring up? I can journey with my wildest imaginings without worry that judgement could curtail it. I could be wrathful, lustful, beatific, blissful without opposition sometimes all at once. Ah that I may have the grace to find myself perceiving from the view of the witness, just on occasion, to not live from my past or for my future but present, fully present in the now. Namaste, G

A word on tonight’s pictures: Both of these came from dancing with a series of 3-4 brush strokes and seeing what I could make of them-complicated simplicity as it were,

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Primitive Owl by G A Rosenberg

Glow Play by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – December 30 2011

“All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.”
— Carl Jung

“If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats. ”
— Richard Bach

“And if you ever hear me calling out
And if you’ve been by paupers crowned
Between the worlds of men and
I can be found.”
— Dan Fogelberg

Some nights I feel more real than others. Are those the nights that I actualize myself more or the opposite? I dance among the fictions, the things I’ve experienced and the things that people may believe about me. I realize that any autobiography becomes to the witness that resides at the back of our consciousness at least partly a work of fiction. Namaste, G

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Eye in the Lotus by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – July 23 2011

“Unfortunately there can be no doubt that man is, on the whole, less good than he imagines himself or wants to be. Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. If an inferiority is conscious, one always has a chance to correct it. Furthermore, it is constantly in contact with other interests, so that it is continually subjected to modifications. But if it is repressed and isolated from consciousness, it never gets corrected.”
–Carl Jung

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Together by G A Rosenberg

Waking Vision by G A Rosenberg