On Monday, I posted the ten articles that received the most traffic during the past year. Today, I want to share with you my personal favorites. This list contains recent posts which haven’t had the time to build up a large audience, runners-up to the most popular list, and some that may just have been overlooked. Happy reading!
Exploring the tenuous relationship between dreams and reality through the lens of magic realism. The runner up from our most popular list.
Investigating the dragon archetype and its meaning for humanity.
Conflicts between conservative dogma and artistic expression in 16th century Istanbul remain relevant today.
Our first post illuminates the relationship between inspiration and breathing.
A meditation on the nature of evil as portrayed in this insightful film about one of the darkest periods in human history.
A review of Elliot Cole’s beautiful chamber opera and a meditation on cultivating enchantment and listening for synchronicity.
Bram Stoker’s famous aristocratic monster examined in the context of Victorian values and gender roles which cast a shadow into present day society.
Recognizing legendary choreographer Bob Fosse as a model of how to use limitations creatively.
Murakami overlays a world not unlike our own with visions from the subconscious mind, resulting in a novel that can be read in many different ways.
There is something swimming in the great deep of the subconscious, something alive and otherworldly, something ancient. And it is lonely.
A snarky post on finding yourself amidst a sea of external and internal voices and thoughts.