This year I’ve been using Madeline Miller’s brilliant book Circe to illustrate the Nigredo because the main character goes through multiple transformations in the [...]
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Fall Equinox opens the door to the Archangel Michael's Day, called Michaelmas. Who is this Archangel to us, for us? The earth’s balance at [...]
Here we are at the transformation point, the Nigredo, 180º from Home in the circuit, mid-way through the Ritual Journey of the Road of Trials. [...]
Looking inside E for Engage means exploring Attitude. Don’t underestimate this word. Attitude is the key that unlocks the conflict. Two attitudes, at the [...]
In the Hero/Heroine’s Journey series we are at the first half of the Road of Trials. It’s a Ritual Journey, and traveled often with [...]
Lughnasadh is the third cross-quarter Gaelic seasonal festival. Also called Lammas, the festival is a celebration of the First Fruits of the harvest season. [...]
Being in the Now is giving up past and future tenses. Celebrate Midsummer by being present in time. Eight kinds of time are explored [...]
Embarrassed both by their conflict’s Root Cause, and the two unhealthy Webs they had created, the two supervisors in Case Study #1 (see below) [...]
On the Hero/Heroine’s Journey, the Temenos stretches from the Gate In, through the Nigredo’s transformation cocoon, to the Gate Out. Once inside, we feel [...]
The first task in conflict management is to notice you are in one – either by recognizing your own symptoms or those of others [...]