I've written a pretty lengthy post on my personal blog, Sacred Disorder (linked below), about my struggle with James Hillman's work and my encounters with him during my years at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Here's the opening:
James Hillman, whose work I have long regarded as my intellectual mentor, died Thursday, Oct. 27.… Continue
Creativity requires that we listen and notice: What is moving me? What is touching my heart? The process of discovering what we love is about letting the world in. We need to be open to it, see it, feel it, and experience it. In honor of James Hillman's passing, I'm sharing something he wrote that has always inspired me:
The world “doesn’t consist of merely objects and things; it is filled with useful, playful, and intriguing opportunities: The oriole doesn’t see a branch, but an…Continue
I sought the truth. A struggle it did become.
I sought the answer. Horrified, am I, that the response can not be undone.
How long has this task…Continue
Not long ago I was walking on a cliff trail in Santa Cruz overlooking the Monterey Bay. It was a quiet Monday morning and I heard a strangely familiar sound from long ago. I looked out over the bay and saw four Tundra swans flying over the bay heading west to an unknown location. The Tundra swan has a low, whistling, plaintive song that is not easily mistaken. What are they doing here, I thought? I was born on the…Continue
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I'm very pleased to report that Jung, Crop Circles & the Re-Emergence of the Archetypal Feminine is now be available through Lulu: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/jung-crop-circles-the-re-emergence-of-the-archetypal-feminine/11691906
"A tremendous achievement! Clear, lucid and comprehensive." ~ Anne Baring author of The Myth of the…Continue
Added by Gary S Bobroff on October 13, 2011 at 10:59pm — No Comments
article by Lawrence H. Staples
Suffering: The Price Guilt Exacts
Guilt can cause prolonged suffering. We suffer regardless of whether the guilt serves essential human needs or not, whether it has outlived its usefulness or not, whether it is deserved or not, whether it is meaningful or not, and whether it was incurred intentionally or not. Nor…
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Individuals immersed in what one colleague referred to as the “everyday crazies”, a state of more or less chronic psychic imbalance, are often suffering from an unconscious desire to experience numinous depths, a nourishing encounter with the mystic. Unfulfilled spiritual need generates intense anxiety that many take on as a day-in-day-out state of mind. Skating along the surface, from one emotional drama to another, with the attitude that this is what life is all about, can be addictive,…Continue
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Added by Paul DeBlassie III on October 1, 2011 at 2:41pm — No Comments