I was Darkly Dreaming

Who is Father Time?

Looking at this old 19th century illustration you may say, hey that looks like old Santa Claus. That’s no coincidence, and reflects the deeper mythological meaning of this old Western folklore figure in Modern Western culture.   Years ago there used to be popular references to Father Time (or Old Man Time) around New Year’s Eve. […]

The Meaning of Shadow

I call this post the “Meaning of Shadow” because it is a discussion of what the concept of darkness and shadow has become in our modern society, our literature, our entertainment, our religion, our culture, and the mytho-poetic archetypes that hide in our minds. In Western Culture, and in Judeo-Christian culture as well, we have a vast […]