Articles & Essays

Video: Three Peoples Parable

By Dennis Klocek May 5, 2021

There once was an island on which three peoples remain isolated due to their fear of perceived differences. Dennis Klocek tells a parable about fear of the other using his unique storytelling sculptures.

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The Prayerful Warrior

By Dennis Klocek January 22, 2021

The developmental signs of advancement in an alchemical soul practice usually involve some sort of healing crisis brought on by a discharge in the soul of accumulated assumptions and belief structures.  Most often these assumptions are not perceived by the student in a conscious way. They arise like dream fragments in the daily life and…

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Human Beings as Cosmic Co-Creators

By Dennis Klocek January 11, 2021

The focus of this article is to explore the changing relationships between human beings and the natural world. …transcendent beinghood was relegated to religion and knowledge of physical forces became the domain of science, opening a void in the soul between mysticism and empiricism. In earlier times human beings experienced the forces of nature as…

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Biodynamics, Art and Ritual

By Dennis Klocek September 17, 2020

Artists who have worked for a long time can confirm that overcoming the trials of the two tyrannies is difficult. The first trial is the tyranny of the white. This is the sinking feeling that the first stroke on a drawing or the first strike of a chisel has set in motion a destruction process.…

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Anxiety and the World Soul

By Dennis Klocek July 21, 2020
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A Path Towards Earth Stewardship

By Dennis Klocek June 11, 2020

If there is a potential benefit from the current health issues globally it might be that having a garden in your backyard now seems like a good idea. It’s interesting to muse over this trend as an evolutionary sequence for human beings. To help do that, imagine a woman who is part of an aboriginal…

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Hunger and Craving in the Will

By Dennis Klocek June 11, 2020

The structure of human will regarding satisfaction is a key to the process of healing. The human organism has a biological basis for satisfying hunger it’s also true that humans have a psychological pattern that links craving and hunger. There is a polarity between the biological necessity of hunger pangs and the psychological patterns around…

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Trust, Surrender and Submission

By Dennis Klocek April 7, 2020

In the psyche the force of willingness to surrender into the other is built on the ability to trust that the other person will not attack me if I make myself vulnerable. To trust or mistrust another person is a deep seated feeling that comes from the integration of sensory experiences with cognitive behaviors. If…

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Protection from Dark Thoughts

By Dennis Klocek July 25, 2011 Comments Off on Protection from Dark Thoughts

By the power of the ChristAll curses whether ancient, hidden or repeatedAre found, bound and defeatedAnd must leave me now To be: Revealed by the LightTo be: Absolved by the TruthTo be: Returned to the Source From this time forward!Right now! Forever! So be it!It is so!Let it be done! Thank You Protective mantra from alchemical…

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The Great Karma Exercise

By Dennis Klocek March 22, 2011 Comments Off on The Great Karma Exercise

The roots of the karma exercise lie in the capacity to form an inner picture and hold it at will and then to dissolve it at will. Practice this form of imagining for five minutes as a prelude to the karma exercise.  This puts the soul in touch with an inner force that an alchemist…

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