Jung’s Rebirth Archetypes and Transformation
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Fastenzeit / Movies

Jung’s Rebirth Archetypes and Transformation


A  fellow blogger, SymbolReader, pointed out the Ressurection archetype in the latest James Bond movie “Skyfall”. In my last article I presented transformation as key element in  Tolkiens Lord of the Rings. Both triggered a brief follow up about the Rebirth Renovatio aspect of C.G. Jung’s Transformation Archetype – written in the Easter Night. Jung enumerates … Continue reading

Pope Francis – Cdl. Bergoglio’s Lenten Letter, 2013 “ready to repent of the evil” (Joel 2:13)
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Pope Francis – Cdl. Bergoglio’s Lenten Letter, 2013 “ready to repent of the evil” (Joel 2:13)


Little by little we become accustomed to hearing and seeing, through the mass media, the dark chronicle of contemporary society, presented with an almost perverse elation, and also we become [desensitized] to touching it and feeling it all around us [even] in our own flesh.  Drama plays out on the streets, in our neighborhoods, in … Continue reading

St. Augustine – City of God  –  Love is the greatest power on Earth
Philosophy / Fastenzeit / Meditation / Spiritual / West

St. Augustine – City of God – Love is the greatest power on Earth


In his book City of God, St. Augustine famously said, “without justice, what else is the state but a great band of robbers?”  This statement seems to be a favorite of Pope Benedict XVI Emeritus, and he has recruited it in warning lawmakers, particularly lawmakers in the Western nations with Christian heritage, of the way … Continue reading

Fastenzeit / Meditation

Zu Ostern


Religiöse Erfahrung ist absolut. Man kann darüber nicht diskutieren. Man kann nur sagen, dass man niemals eine solche Erfahrung gehabt habe. Wer sie hatte, wird sagen: ‚Ich bedauere, aber ich hatte sie’. Und damit wird die Diskussion zu Ende sein. Es ist gleichgültig, was die Welt über die religiöse Erfahrung denkt; derjenige, der sie hat, besitzt … Continue reading