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  • Consider now that half-lit region which is called the foreconscious mind; for this is of special interest to the spiritual life.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

  • Through the dream-work the dream process now gains either sufficient intensity to attract consciousness to itself and arouse the foreconscious, which is quite independent of the time or profundity of sleep, or, its intensity being insufficient it must wait until it meets the attention which is set in motion immediately before awakening.

    Dream Psychology Psychoanalysis for Beginners

  • But the contribution from the foreconscious, which is missing here, may be found in another place.

    Dream Psychology Psychoanalysis for Beginners

  • The symptom is not merely the expression of a realized unconscious wish, but it must be joined by another wish from the foreconscious which is fulfilled by the same symptom; so that the symptom is at least doubly determined, once by each one of the conflicting systems.

    Dream Psychology Psychoanalysis for Beginners

  • "The foreconscious self always has its reasons for hiding up the things the unconscious self knows and feels."

    Dangerous Ages

  • Indeed, in all man's apprehensions of the transcendental these two states of the psyche must co-operate if he is to realize his full powers: and it is significant that to this foreconscious region religion, in its own special language, has always invited him to retreat, if he would know his own soul and thus commune with his God.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

  • Next, consider for a moment the way in which the foreconscious does and must present its apprehensions to consciousness.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

  • But constantly the foreconscious -- which, as we shall do well to remember, is the artistic region of the mind, the home of the poem, and the creative phantasy -- works up its transcendent intuitions in symbolic form.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

  • In the second, by a deliberate choice and act of will, foreconscious thinking is set going and directed towards an assigned end: the apprehending and actualizing of our deepest intuition of God.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

  • These readjustments were helped by the deliberate acceptance of the useful suggestions of religion, the education of the foreconscious, the formation of habits of charity and prayer.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

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