Author Archives: Deborah

About Deborah

Deborah Jane Milton, Ph.D. is an artist, mentor, and eco-psychologist, mother of four and grandmother of eight.

I Am an Animal

Anesthetized by homogenized urbanity and an uppity sense of being separate from everything else, most modern people forget we humans are animals. I’ve had my own royal battle acknowledging that truth. As a young one in the mid 1940’s, rolling … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince

Originally posted on Paradigm Shifting:
The wonderful Marie Louise von-Franz, heir to Jung and the most adept of dream interpreters, knew her way around a fairy tale.  Unlike the legion of literalists out there who blithely dismiss these stories as…

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Living in a Wisdom World

Jeff Leinaweaver, PhD, is a renaissance man: professional storyteller, musician, global sustainability consultant, professor, radio talk show host, father, husband, mythologist …and friend. He invited me to help launch the Bainbridge Island Joseph Campbell Foundation Mythological Roundtable Group. ( That … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago I Changed the Title of this Blog

I’m climbing out on that proverbial limb. I’m changing the title of this blog. Look above. See??? I want to wake you up. Instead of being the canary in the coal mine, I am an alarm clock, one of a … Continue reading

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What I Really Want to Say

In my last post I concluded with a paragraph that began with this sentence: “We who live today COULD BE THE IMAGINAL CELLS of the evolving human.” I meant to write – as I did in the rough draft kept … Continue reading

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Time to Show Up

One of my daughters asks me a provocative question last week. “Mom, do you really think all humans are creative? Maybe some aren’t.” Quite frankly, her question stuns me. What?@#%*&??? My own daughter, the Queen of Creativity herself, born to … Continue reading

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Milestone

Years and years ago in the dark ages of film when community TV stations were just getting started, I made a video. My friend Hazel Foley, no longer here on this planet, was a watercolor artist. I considered myself a … Continue reading

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