The Seven Loves – An Introduction

The Seven Loves – An Introduction

What is love? This post briefly explores the seven forms of love though the "Triangle of Love" theory. By understanding the "forms" we are able to see and anticipate the progression of love though different stages.
Dance of the Maenad

Dance of the Maenad

Ecstatic dance, as a spiritual movement, is increasing in popularity. However, it is an ancient ritual and one used by the Maenads millenniums ago.
Courtly Love

Courtly Love

In ancient times and throughout the middle ages in Europe, marriages were often arranged by families for their children and had little to do with... Read more
Origin – Shadow (A Mother’s Suicide)

Origin – Shadow (A Mother’s Suicide)

We are all on a heroic journey, and every journey has its origin. This is mine. In this post I explore a childhood event through the concepts of shadows and persona.
Across Time and Space

Across Time and Space

I miss you. Our memories are so vivid and nurture the yearning ache of my soul. They sustain me just enough while we are apart... Read more
Naughty Angel (Render)

Naughty Angel (Render)

Naughty Angel speaks to the psychology of contrast, duality, and breaking free of social conventions. The erotic rush associated with breaking from societal norms is part... Read more
Romantic Love: Hearts on Fire

Romantic Love: Hearts on Fire

In Seven Loves: An Introduction, I briefly explored the concept known as the Triangle of Love. In short, we considered how passion, intimacy, and commitment... Read more
Dionysus – An Introduction

Dionysus – An Introduction

The ancient Greeks left us with spectacular architectural design, art, literature, and philosophy that still influence us some 2,500+ years later. But, what of their... Read more
Hestia vs. Aphrodite: Cognitive Dissonance

Hestia vs. Aphrodite: Cognitive Dissonance

Exploring the archetypal influence of Hestia and Aphrodite on men and women and the resulting potential for cognitive dissonance within each of us and our relationships.