Dreams and Wholeness Yin Yang Split Lately, and these things seem to come in spurts, I’ve been asked to do a fair amount of dream interpretation. I only look at dreams one way — the way suggested by Fritz Perls, founder of the Gestalt Therapy Movement. Here’s a definition of Gestalt Dream Work: Frederick Perls … Read more
Now, I’ll be the first to admit that my back goes up a bit when Dar says, ‘You might want to look at what you are setting up there.’ I am so invested in my story, my preconceived notion of what is going on, that I have to really work at ‘just looking, just seeing.’ I want it to be the way I imagine it, as I have my self, my view, and my distress all rolled up in the game.
The Meaning of Mind “Do You See What I See?” I don’t know why it’s taken me this long, but I’m presently reading The Three Pillars of Zen, by Philip Kapleau. I suppose I wouldn’t have gotten much out of it a few years ago, but now I’m really enjoying the book. Back in the … Read more
We sit, and observe, and suddenly the background mental chatter is right there, as plain and obvious as can be. Itâ€™s largely crap, and consists of half-formed stories that serve like the little images in a DVD index. We see the little image, get all intrigued, and push “PLAY.â€
Except that we are the director, writer, and cinematographer, and all the work happens as we push the PLAY button.
None of it exists until we make it up.