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Day: February 6, 2012

Imagination Shapes Our Reality

Imagination Shapes Our Reality

 I’ve been interested in how the mind works most of my life. Early on, I read a lot of books on so-called positive thinking and creative visualization. I did what they told me and became bitter and depressed because things didn’t always work out like I had imagined. I practiced affirmations until I was blue in the face, but usually it was a big disappointment. I figured it was just me. I didn’t have what it took to make it…

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The Rape of Persephone

The Rape of Persephone

The Rape of Persephone, by Rupert Bunny Persephone, the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, was gathering flowers one day on the plain of Enna with the children of Okeanos. The day was full of sunshine, the hills green with life. Suddenly, while reaching down to pick a narcissus, the ground began to tremble with tremendous force. To her astonishment, she saw a large fissure open beneath her feet. Out of the gaping earth arose Hades, mighty lord of the Underworld,…

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