Humans have been accessing inner images since pre-historic times when tribes painted visions onto cave walls. Psychologist David Premack writes, “The original and basic unit of mental activity, which remains the psyche’s preferred way of operating, is the image.” And in the case of every scientific discovery which has been researched carefully, it has been [ Read more … ]
“Metaphor is the secret of all life.” ~ Martin Foss
“[Metaphor] is the secret of all life. It is the innermost secret of the life of God himself.” ~ Martin Foss “The present is not a phase in time. It is the tension by which past and future are metaphorically united and overcome.” ~ Martin Foss In 2007 I accidentally discovered Martin Foss’s profound [ Read more … ]
Check out my new article in The Psychologist: What’s Your Metaphor?
An excerpt from my book, Deep Knowing, published in The Psychologist: “The ability to comprehend our experience through metaphor can be thought of as a sense like seeing, touching, or hearing. Metaphor is connected with intuition. For example, someone might walk away from a conversation and say, “I can’t put my finger on it, but [ Read more … ]
We humans have three ways of knowing.
“The experience of Nirvana exists in the consciousness of our right hemisphere, and at any moment, we can choose to hook into that part of our brain.” ~ Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, Neuroanatomist With the exception of the arts, our culture largely neglects and dismisses metaphoric and symbolic knowing. The field of depth psychology has [ Read more … ]
Deep Knowing: Trusting in Something Bigger on Eggshell Transformations with Imi Lo
It was such an honor to be interviewed on Eggshell Transformations with Imi Lo. I loved talking to Imi about deep knowing and why/how metaphor connects us with what is greater than ourselves. Here’s the link to the interview: https://www.buzzsprout.com/415966/10693815 Enjoy!