Dementia: The fragmentation of ego

Oracular Intelligence

This article was prompted by one of my readers, Mary, whose mother in law is experiencing dementia. I had mentioned dementia in my article On ego: the trickster and the conundrum. My grandmother had dementia as well, but knew what it was when I saw it and I know what it is even more now that I have cleared some powerful ancestral patterns and curses.

The word “dementia” is from the Latin and means a falling away from mind (mens).  Contrary to popular opinion, there is no such thing as losing one’s mind.  There is only the mind losing us, like a tree losing its old leaves, or a snake shedding its skin.  Mind is something we are absorbed into in this life. It is not kind, but it knows how to create the appearance of kindness. It is not love, but it knows the music and actions…

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