Boy scarred by tragedy becomes a symbol of hope to everyone.

Boy scarred by tragedy becomes a symbol of hope to everyone.

Dreams and myths are constellations of archetypal images. What then is an archetype? Jung said we have a”preconscious psychic disposition that enables a (man) to react in a human manner.” Archetypes may emerge into consciousness in piles of variations....
Boy scarred by tragedy becomes a symbol of hope to everyone.

Are you kidding me? 2,630,000 hits in .07 seconds

“Jack of all trades, master of none” turns up more than 2 ½ million hits with a Google search. The phrase is the title of a book, a CD, a blog, a TV sitcom, and I’m certain a number of other things. Thinking about this old standby as it relates to...
Boy scarred by tragedy becomes a symbol of hope to everyone.

The grip and all its trappings

In a previous post I wrote about the archetypes of personality. These archetypes seem to have been imprinted within each of us. To me the key to understanding is to realize at any giving time we may be acting in the father, or hero, or faithful family dog role. Our...
Cartoons and children’s stories explain these best.

Cartoons and children’s stories explain these best.

Archetypes are based in the observation of differing but repeating patterns of thought and action that re-appear time and again across people, countries and around the world. Jung’s main archetypes are not ‘types’ in the way that each person may be...