Reflections on what really drove the election cycle

The Election Series

 


IT’S A VERY DARK ELECTION BECAUSE . . . PART ONE

We are fooling ourselves if we believe we aren’t included in this “cause and effect” process with our own unconscious selves.

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IT’S A VERY DARK ELECTION BECAUSE . . . PART TWO

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had childhood wounds. One or both of them may deny it, or idealize their wounds, but it is obvious to someone who understands and senses wounding and its consequences.

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IT’S A VERY DARK ELECTION BECAUSE . . . PART THREE

Remember the debates? Remember Hillary and Donald on the stage together, debating? Well, transferentially … that’s like Mommy and Daddy arguing. It had the potential to trigger, unconsciously, anyone whose mother and father argued, or fought, treated each other with contempt, humiliated each other, or even downright battered each other in their childhood.

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AFTER THE VERY DARK ELECTION . . .

I have been again and again sharing what I have for years … prayer is important, but prayer alone isn’t enough; action is important, but action alone isn’t enough; in addition to prayer and action, we each need to do our own inner work with the child still alive within us, driving our individual and communal lives.

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