Last fall I took a writing workshop with Dennis Slattery, PhD at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Among the writing “meditations” he had us do, one was called Dismantling the Altar.
As Dr. Slattery wisely noted, we have a tendency to create altars, and other “as if” edifices. Although we create altars to support or even inspire us, they also can entrench us in beliefs, prejudices, and behaviors that inhibit altering ourselves and our environments in ways that fit who we are becoming, or could become.
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