The Holidays are but a Dream (CV)

Last year at about this time I went to hear a Jungian analyst give a lecture in which he analyzed “A Christmas Carol” from a Jungian point of view. It was fascinating to hear him dissect the story as if it were a dream about individuation: Scrooge was the part of...

A Red Book of One’s Own/Start a Tradition (CV)

“Then when these things are in some precious book you can go to the book and turn over the pages and for you it will be your church – your cathedral – the silent places of your spirit where you will find renewal. … that book is your soul.” — Carl Jung, as quoted...

When the Dream Forcasts Rain (CV)

Dream: I find myself in a warmly lit parking lot outside a restaurant. Clouds are gathering, thickly layered, black and gray. There’s lightning in the distance. How will I get home? I ask if anyone can give me a ride to Northampton. A young man says he’ll take me....