The Handless Maiden

Last week, I wrote about owning your own shadow. This week, I’ve been reading Robert A. Johnson’s book on The Fisher King and The Handless Maiden and again, it’s resonating. Hands, writing, feelings…. We’ve done a weird inversion of the feeling and the rational. We increasingly replace rational solutions on a societal level – theContinue reading “The Handless Maiden”

Owning your shadow

Perhaps since it’s October and Halloween is just around the corner, the dark, the spooky, the unseen are more on my mind. Robert A. Johnson, a Jungian psychologist, wrote a slim book, Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche that is very helpful for artists. He’s also the author of She, He, andContinue reading “Owning your shadow”