“Shaman” oil painting by Beverly Brodsky. The Native American shaman is considered a healer with access to the “other world” and represents John Perkins’ interest in mythology, religion, and psychology.
Don’t human beings ever realize
life while they live it?
--Emily Webb in Act III of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.”
Why should we honor those that die on the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
--W. B Yeats
Ex Umbris Et Imaginibus In Veritatem.
(From Shadows and Illusions Into Truth)
--Epitaph of John Henry Cardinal Newman
The soul must contain in itself the
faculty of relation to God.
--C. G. Jung