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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Earth Consciousness

By Dennis Klocek / December 16, 2011 / Comments Off on Earth Consciousness

The picture is an image of stars falling out of the sky as snow and then falling to earth as crystals. From the point of view of alchemy my thinking is creative when it is focused on the cosmic or starry dimension of my life. That is the source of solutions to my issues. Alchemically,…

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Soul Breathing

By Dennis Klocek / July 22, 2011 / Comments Off on Soul Breathing

Soul breathing exercises are useful tools for transforming stuck belief structures in the soul. The first set (Spirit Biography) addresses issues in your past that have served to form beliefs in the present. These forces in your life constitute your spirit biography. They are impulses only dimly sensed by you but that form an energetic…

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Anxiety and the World Soul

By Dennis Klocek / April 5, 2011 / Comments Off on Anxiety and the World Soul

The recent earthquake, tsunami and ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan are truly events that warrant sympathy and compassion for the Japanese people who lost family, livelihood and property to catastrophe. The death of so many people in such a short time gives cause for reflection on the tenuous nature of human life. Due to the…

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Techniques for Transforming Dreaming

By Dennis Klocek / March 22, 2011 / Comments Off on Techniques for Transforming Dreaming

Meditation – Dennis Klocek The technique of transforming dreaming is to saturate the going into sleep and the waking up times with as much attention and devotion as possible. For this reason Rudolf Steiner has given a number of very useful exercises and indications concerning these times of day. The fundamental idea however is not…

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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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The Prayerful Warrior

By Dennis Klocek / March 22, 2011 / Comments Off on The Prayerful Warrior

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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