Category Archives: new age

before Nick became a saint…

This story concerns a man who found a way to solve an inner conflict and in the process… …created our tradition of Christmas giving. As a desperately hungry boy, Nick began to sneak into people’s homes and eat their cookies … Continue reading

Posted in folktale, legend, new age, new mythology, peace, psychology, spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

the same but different

We’ve all heard these stories: Identical twins, separated at birth, who lead parallel lives… Maybe both become firemen, marry women named “Betsy”, practice taxidermy as a hobby, and love tuna melt sandwiches. Such incredible coincidences seem to suggest our genetic … Continue reading

Posted in cartoon, new age, new mythology, psychology, religion, spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

family plan

Most of us are born into a family, are raised by a family… But during the course of our lives, we develop another family.  A family of friends and associates. Though the members of our second family may seem to … Continue reading

Posted in cartoon, new age, new mythology, peace, psychology, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fable of the Monkey King

  THE MONKEY KING Wishing to express his secret self on Halloween the man of aspiration planned to go to the party dressed as a warrior or a king or a warrior-king but the sales clerk said: “Sorry, but it … Continue reading

Posted in new age, psychology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

fable of the strong fearful woman

For years, our heroine—we’ll call her “Elizabeth” because she likes the name—had struggled to create security for herself. She’d moved to area untroubled by tornadoes, hurricanes, or earthquakes… …then entered well-paid profession that promised future stability.  Her employer—a large but … Continue reading

Posted in folktale, new age, new mythology, peace, photos, psychology, spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

why the world spins: an incomplete myth

WHY THE WORLD SPINS At the beginning of our small but heavy planet a woman and a man stood up from the ooze of mud but while the woman examined the curious aspects of her body the man looked all … Continue reading

Posted in artwork, myth, new age, new mythology, peace, psychology, religion, spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

stalking the Bigfoot within

Maybe they’re dreaming with eyes open… I’m talking about those who say they’ve seen Bigfoot*. Yes, some are surely pulling our leg (a nice way to say “lying”). However, I believe others actually saw something real.  No, not a physical … Continue reading

Posted in cartoon, folktale, legend, myth, new age, new mythology, psychology, spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment