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Sacred Heart

In the late Seventeenth Century, a humble French nun, Marguerite Marie Alacoque (1747 to 1790), had a vision of a conversation with Jesus Christ. In her vision, Jesus reminded the young woman of her vow, given upon a sick bed from rheumatic fever, that she would devote her life to the Church. 456 more words


Krzysztof Krawiec

I remembered Krzysztof Krawiec, or “Oreks” after discovering Zdzisław Beksiński a few days ago. If you could read that sentence, you might be Polish. The nationality of the artists is probably significant in ways I don’t explicitly know about (political and sociological background), but Beksiński’s work reminded me of Krawiec, and then I discovered they were both Polish, and there’s virtually nothing in English about Krawiec online. 651 more words


Blog Challenge - Present Your Gifts

Thank you to Linda of Litebeing Chronicles for inviting me to participate in the Blog Challenge – Present Your Gifts. I chose a date near the darkest hour of the year, to honor my gifts of 2014 – the year of darkness and discovery, and the devouring and empowering gifts of the Shadow King and Queen.  533 more words


Stole, Cheated, and Made Fires

Stole, cheated, and made fires
Out of untrained heartbeats, aging mirrors, and slippery backbones
Wore mountains like jewelry &
Dressed up like the moon when I would want to… 81 more words


Angels and Insects

Lea Bradovich, Moth Girl. Bradovich was born 1955, studied at Pratt Institute of Art. Embeds classical motifs in her work.


Carl Jung: “The Mouse is a Soul Animal.”

But why is it the mouse, of all animals, that is the medium of the development?

We cannot give any compelling reasons for this, but Mrs. 476 more words

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Carl Jung on the Symbolism of Snakes.

The same was true of the snakes.

If such a snake from the grave came into the house, the whole family moved out, because the spirit of the dead had taken possession of the house (the same can also be… 226 more words

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