Problem Solving Guideline 4

Metal Autumn Inspiration                                             Quality/Excelling Value/Self-worth/Refinement                 Essence                                              Structure/Form                        Respect (for self and others’ views) Harvesting/Gathering                             Structure/Form Letting go/Release non-essentials/                        Strength Elimination Do I need to make room for inspiration, to let in something new? Is my goal(s) worth pursuing?  What is its value? Is it the best it can be? Is it good enough? ... Read More

Problem Solving Guideline 5

WATER Winter Fear/Courage/Faith Adaptability/Fluidity Capacity Will/Power Gestation Coping/Clarity Reserves Investment Expertise/Wisdom Ambition/Will Do I have the will, the strength and ambition to undertake my goal? What risks are there?  What are I willing to risk? What is the worst thing that could happen? What are the possibilities? What compromises might I have to make? Am ... Read More

Ritual Imagery in Healing and Inner Work

Rituals are stereotyped symbolic acts or interactions which allow for the expression and/or alteration of values, meaning, feelings, relationships and events.  Images and symbols as well as symbolic acts are the building blocks of rituals. As a basis for spiritual and religious ceremonies, rituals make concrete the intangible and unknowable.  They serve as a doorway ... Read More