Approaching Mystery

Mystery is a bridgeApproaching Mystery Approaching Mystery In his book Climate: Soul of the Earth, anthroposophist Dennis Klocek discusses the differences in attitude of Cain and Abel in approaching the Mystery. This is what we Jungians would call masculine and feminine ways of approaching the unknown or the Other. In the masculine way, or Cain’s… Read more »

Prairie Fires and Forest Fire: Flames for New Consciousness?

Fire is an important part of many healthy ecosystems. Suppressed, it often becomes an uninvited guest!   Prairie Fires and Forest Fire: Flames for New Consciousness? The settlers coming into Illinois during the early part of the 19th century suffered many of the hardships of any people populating an unfamiliar territory. Drawn by location and the… Read more »

On Seeds and Chaos

Black Oak Seed     Rudolf Steiner stated that when matter’s complexity is taken to its most ultimate degree (as in the seed), it disintegrates, and chaos ensues. Carl Jung would call this enantiodromia: the tendency to change into the opposite, “especially as a supposed governing principle of natural cycles and of psychological development” (New… Read more »

Special Events at Harms Vineyards and Lavender Fields

Special Events at Harms Vineyards and Lavender Fields Special Events at Harms Vineyards and Lavender Fields Open House, June 19, 2010. Please join us for an all-out sensory experience when our fields will be in full bloom. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Sample lavender culinary treats, tour our Biodynamic® ranch, pet our goats. Listen to a reading… Read more »

Farming & Soul

“the psychological problem of today is a spiritual problem, a religious problem . . .” —C.G. Jung, C.G. Jung Speaking: Interview and Encounters, “Does the World Stand on the Verge of Spiritual Rebirth?” Farming & Soul A psychological and spiritual reckoning, Farming Soul questions theories and assumptions that date back to the early 1900’s and… Read more »