Ross Bishop ~ Dealing with Dragons
Like Laura, I love this. Can’t get enough on Shadow work, which increasingly calls to be nipped in the bud if you want to move into a more expansive and magickal way of living, AND if you want to move through the constant vicious circles that challenge you. This is a great faery tale highlighting two of my favorite things – rabbits/hares and dragons (which I also happen to wear as my own “Shadow” integrated sacred tattoos supporting embodiment of transmutation. This faery tale and the descriptive explanation, takes you step by step through the journey, making it very easy to understand the symbolism and process you can apply in your own life to work with the Shadow.
This is one of the best articles I’ve read on Shadow Work, (real) faery tales and/or dragons and how they relate to feminine energies. Highly recommended! Thank you, Catherine. 🙂
Dealing with Dragons
by Ross Bishop
Fairy tales bring us the experience of thousands of years of dealing with negative entities (satans) and healing our emotional wounds. Tales that involve dealing with entities, something we have come to call the Hero or Heroine’s Journey or the dark night of the soul, are death/rebirth tales that typically involve dealing with dragons.
But, there is much more to dealing with the shadow than trying to vanquish it. These churchmen had not learned that evil cannot be conquered, it must be transcended. They also did not know that there is even more at stake here.
Once the dark side has been transcended it provides a wealth of resources that are not available in…
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