Is Spirituality Changing? (Psychosis and Spirituality)

I love when the universe brings me themes. This week I had more than one conversation with three very different people about how religion was changing. I was faced with the question, is the religious dogma outdated? Is there a birth of a new tradition that encompasses multiple traditions? And does this new view of…

More questions- Psychosis and Spirituality

I recently read an article on psychopathic children. It was a fascinating read. I usually try to polish my posts but this post is fresh from my processing what I read. Straight from my mind to keyboard. I wonder about the neuroscience of psychosis and of spirituality? And then about the research that says we…

A Healer, A Shaman and A Catholic (Psychosis and Spirituality)

I was blessed to be able to interview a few people about their thoughts and feelings about psychosis and spirituality.  Here is what I learned: Robin Wiggs the phenomenal healing owner of Alchemy of Light. My spiritual beliefs:  I was brought up in a Christian home and while, even as a child, many of the teachings…

Wolves and Dragons came for tea

Blessed bliss brought by the breeze Jasmine and violet Shimmering rays of sun Glistening off blades of tall grass The sway of nature In rhythm Like breathing The dirty white eyelet and floral mesh lace dress with ribbons traveling waves of current Onyx starless hair twinkling amethyst emanations Innocent imagination Wolves and dragons came for…

A dream- Psychosis and Spirituality

I had a profound dream. Neo from the Matrix- looking very Men In Black.  Was psychosis and he said to me, “It’s all relative.” Psychosis is all relative. How we see the world is all relative. How we interact is all relative. Spirituality is all relative. Life is all relative. Mind blown. I have spent…

Possession (Psychosis and Spirituality)

How do we define psychosis? According the Merriam Webster, psychosis is, “a serious mental illness (such as schizophrenia ) characterized by defective or lost contact with reality often with hallucinations or delusions” How do we define spirituality? According to Merriam Webster spiritualism is, “the view that spirit is a prime element of reality.” Not very…

Can’t Say Haunting (Part of Psychosis and Spirituality)

The other night at work (the Crisis Stabilization Unit) a client awoke from a bad dream. It was extremely windy with rain and snow. The wind was audible. Whistling and moaning through the old building. It was unnerving, as if someone was with you. well, in this building that is almost always the case, some…

Monday Psychosis or spiritual- an on going investigation

Working in a Crisis Stabilization Unit I see and hear, fascinating stories of the struggles of life. In the clinical world, the way in which people handle trauma and pain is through disassociation and psychosis. However, I always wonder is it really that? Or is it more? As an intuitive therapist I do not go…