So This Is 60

Elton John sang of Marilyn Monroe, “I would have liked to have known you, but I was just a kid.” I didn’t know her either, but I clearly remember the day she died, because it was my third birthday, August 5, 1962. Of course, I didn’t know it then, but I do remember it clearly – mostly because I remember the joy.  What a stark and sad contrast to her August 5th when she took her life after 36 short years. Continue reading “So This Is 60”

Expressing the Inexpressible


Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Gustav Jung was born on this day, July 26th in 1875. A student of man as the image of God, Jung tells us we are more than the part of ourselves we can know about, and personal growth is always a journey of interiors. In our fallen world, our ability to perceive truth is present, but as scripture says, like seeing through a foggy window. Fortunately, we can learn from each other, and often our best teachers are the artists. Continue reading “Expressing the Inexpressible”