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Tosia H Zraikat
Australia
Work in progress, Dabbler in the Arts
Interests: Carl Jung, Philosophy, Spiritual life, Art, Storytelling, Nature
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She represents the divine realising itself through flesh, through matter, the serpent rising. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Way of Being
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"still caught up by the Eros energy, Sophia's cthonic, profoundly feminine divinity in Jung's vision of the human psyche and the world." Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Way of Being
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Last year, I think it was, I dreamed I was on a ship and a strange-looking woman with orange wildly flyaway hair and the protuberant eyebrows one often sees in old men was helping me dress for dinner. Later in that dream, she was going downstairs hugging a man in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2022 at A Way of Being
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"He belongs on one side to man’s primordial animal nature .....On the other side he is related to the highest forms of the spirit." Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2022 at A Way of Being
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I have recalled no dreams for over a week now (which is not unusual for me these days), but an image from a dream last year has been haunting me, so I intended to do Active Imagination (AI) with it, and let myself sink as I could into my unconscious.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2022 at A Way of Being
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Some months ago, I posted this sketch on facebook with these words from Jung: "The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are" and "The most terrifying thing is to accept ourselves completely." I was studying Jung at the time - again - and had thought I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2022 at A Way of Being
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Wholeness is the work of a lifetime ... of lifetimes. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2022 at A Way of Being
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Projection. An automatic process whereby contents of one’s own unconscious are perceived to be in others. (Jungian analyst, Frith Luton @ frithluton.com) One of the tasks of consciousness is to learn what is 'I' and what is not. For the personality, that means distinguishing what is Me, and what is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2022 at A Way of Being
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As a uni student many years ago studying world history, cultural anthropology, geography and psychology, I was suddenly struck by the realisation that everything - everything - is interconnected and affects everything else. The flutter of a butterfly's wing might not seem to cause a hurricane but in the greater... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2022 at A Way of Being
(My post in the New Jungian Book Club Group, Jan 14, 2020) I apologise for the length, but this has been immensely significant for me, and I share it to help you understand what Jung means when he advocates thinking symbolically. I had a dream that I will not go... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2022 at A Way of Being
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"his unqualified integrity and outspokenness-an honesty" Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2022 at A Way of Being
Looking outwards has got to be turned into looking into oneself. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2022 at A Way of Being
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Who we are willing to sacrifice for what we believe is a higher cause, or more likely, in obedience to authority, to conformity, to what we have been taught is right and good though it may not be..? Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2022 at A Way of Being
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No other god of Olympus sacrificed for us as Prometheus did. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2022 at A Way of Being
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Being at One, developing Oneness thinking does not imply a rejection or diminishment of our sacred individuality, or an ultimate spiritual goal of reuniting with and melting into the original One. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2022 at A Way of Being
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At first I took this as a warning to keep away from the social discourse and fear of Covid by staying connected to deeper consciousness. But I was studying Jung at the time, and quickly saw connections other texts I was studying. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2022 at A Way of Being
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Perhaps in darkness, we find our greatest strength, power and wisdom to fully and consciously spread light in the world. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2022 at A Way of Being
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It is taught that we are in the world, but not of it. If 'not of it' means that we are not or should not allow ourselves to be dominated by it, that we should not mistake the dream of this reality for Reality itself, then I might say, yes.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2022 at A Way of Being
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(Photo: Top of Purlingbrook Falls, Springbrook, by Entoni Wright) I just learned the today - 21 March 2022 in the northern hemisphere - is the International Day of Forests. The theme this year: " 'Forests and sustainable production and consumption', to warn that forest renewal and sustainable management helps fight... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2022 at A Way of Being
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It is said that before entering the sea a river trembles with fear. She looks back at the path she has traveled, from the peaks of the mountains, the long winding road crossing forests and villages. And in front of her, she sees an ocean so vast, that to enter... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2022 at A Way of Being
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You don’t know how paralyzing it is, that stare from a blank canvas that says to the painter, “You can’t do anything.” Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2022 at A Way of Being
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‘It is enlightenment to know one's self‘ (Lao Tzu) "When one understands self, and self's relation to its Maker, the duty to its neighbor, its own duty to self, it cannot, it will not be false to man, or to its Maker." (Edgar Cayce Reading 3744-5) Who looks outside dreams;... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2021 at A Way of Being
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Learn to love your shadows and weaknesses as you love your strengths, for they contain necessary learnings for you. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2021 at A Way of Being
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We are not asked to bear the pain of the world, to suffer with it, or feel guilty..... But we are asked to witness what is, both within and without. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2020 at A Way of Being
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...some suggestions to help you be your True Self Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2020 at A Way of Being