When imaginal expression is viewed as a form of communication with an Other (meaning “not-self,” or “that which I don’t identify as me”) whose nature is unknown, the “conversation” can be fruitful while the source remains obscure, just as a conversation with any stranger.
For Ray, it was true: he built it, and they DID come—and it was his intuitive message, after all, not ours. It doesn’t necessarily apply to everyone. But, at the very least, we can say, “If you don’t build it, they’re probably not gonna come.”
Any costume is a persona: a mask we wear to face the world–-–a necessary interface that protects our vulnerabilities and our privacy, while giving others a sense of the role we are playing, what we stand for, and what to expect from us. Perhaps you can’t judge a book by its cover, but you have to start somewhere. A cosmic costume party is a great way to go!
Endless Exquisite Pattern: A Fascinating Pastime for Young and Old. This game seems to reflect the idea that, although we all connect to each other through the ways we are the same, we enrich the community by sharing our uniqueness.
Prayer flags demonstrate belief that we are a part of the world that holds us; that our actions—including our intentions—have effects; and that there are simple ways for us to communicate with the trans-human world.
Each one of us—every single one—is like others and different from others. We can celebrate that experience in the spaciousness of the third. Where we don’t have to choose between being either alike or different, we can be both.
Participating in life simply needs you to bring your attention to being here, in this place, in this moment. Then, simply expand awareness to notice the world all around you, within you, and passing through you.
A few years ago, I joined an online dreaming event: On that winter solstice in 2012, we gave ourselves the suggestion to dream of healing the earth, and subsequently shared our dreams in an online forum. This is about my dream.
Who cares about myth when the world is falling apart?
Corruption, pollution, dysfunction, extinction, disaster, displacement, poverty, homelessness, racism, abuse, terrorism, war, cultural destruction, and the looming possibility of nuclear annihilation… Of what possible relevance is mythology? Well, I'm here to tell ya, so gather round.
In our family, the favorite ritual for welcoming spring is growing sprouts. Of course, sprouts are wonderful and easy to grow any time of year, but in springtime, when all around you is bursting into bloom, it's a great time to plant the seeds of your new adventures.
Imagine the Mythos-Sphere as a space of possibility, where we use the play of imagination to explore and discover the relationships between intuition and intellect. Situating ourselves in place. Listening and speaking with awareness.