Category Archives: Naturism

Putting the Pieces Back Together Again

Kintsugi is a Japanese term that talks about repair –  and treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. As the image shows, we can think of Kintsugi in terms of how … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence and Making a Difference

The book is finally published and available for people to read. It is the third and final book in the Healing the Soul, Skyclad series. And as with all the other books in the series, the profits from the book … Continue reading

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Cover Photo – Book Three

  I am in the final phase of producing book three for publishing. I am hoping that the book will be ready for mid-April. I do have the cover ready for the book. I am including the cover and the … Continue reading

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Thou Dost Protest Too Much

Before returning to Canada from the long walk of the Camino de Santiago with my wife, we found ourselves with a few days of free time in Paris. Basically, it was the first time we had to explore this city … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light In The Darkness

So tell me,” continued Freida. “How is the story going?” “Uhm, nothing new to add yet. Something tells me that more is just bubbling under the surface. You know,” added René, “I just realised that my nightmares and the story seem … Continue reading

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The Circling Dance of Opposites in Creation

Out of light in darkness, life emerges, a child of the unconscious darkness and the light that is self-conscious. Form begins to emerge from the depths of that unbound darkness, forms that coalesce and shape-shift to create the elements of … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Reflections

While in North Dakota visiting my daughter and her family, I went to an art exhibit that was featuring one of my grandsons class participation. They had used about 3,000 two litre plastic pop bottles to create their collective masterpiece … Continue reading

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Therapy – A Question of Shared Vulnerability

In response to one of my latest posts, I received this response which I felt best answered in a post rather than in an e-mail or comment below the particular post as it is a question that was not specific … Continue reading

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Naturism as Therapy – Transformations – Alchemy Pt 5

I want to begin by bringing a sort of synthesis of the process as spoken by Jung in Mysterium Coniunctionis: “Grey and black [nigredo] correspond to Saturn and the evil world; they symbolize the beginning in darkness, in the melancholy, fear, wickedness, … Continue reading

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Naturism as Therapy – Consciousness – Alchemy Pt 4

This third stage, citrinitas, is particularly difficult to grasp. More often that not, attempts to use an alchemical for psychotherapy limit themselves to just three stages. Jung and his student, Marie-Louise von Franz do include citrinitas in their discussions of alchemy, … Continue reading

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