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How’s Your Aging Self? Part II:  What I’m Learning through My Autodidactic Studies on Aging

Since I turned 60 four years ago, I have been studying what it means to grow old from philosophical, psychological, sociological, and spiritual perspectives.

Thanks to Kindle, I have developed a substantial personal library on aging.  1,830 more words

Aging

What would James Hillman say about all this?

James Hillman, a genius in the field of psychology, is largely unknown to the general public. Only one of his many books, The Soul’s Code… 1,144 more words

Culture

My Godmother Harriett Stumbles Upon My Soul's Code

A couple of years before my mother died in 1995 (a few months short of her 81st birthday) she had an epiphany and called my oldest sister, Mary: 3,013 more words

Blog

Hillman on the Soul's Code

James Hillman’s The Soul’s Code: In Search of Character and Calling (1996) demonstrates how the healing of one’s soul can overcome childhood pain and suffering to find a personal calling. 144 more words

Dr. Reid Friedson

MythLines 3: This world, the Otherworld, and the anima mundi

Continuing on with republishing my series of ‘MythLines’ columns from EarthLines Magazine … here is my offering (slightly expanded for this blog) from Issue 16, in November 2016. 2,208 more words

Articles

A sense of calling..

I just felt the need to come here and write for a bit.

Is already 12:31 AM and Im having trouble sleeping.

Im not sure exactly what is going on but I definitely feel charged with an extra amount of energy which I need dispelling.. 281 more words

Inner Life

Words...and Social Media

Words, like angels, are powers, which have invisible power over us. They are personal presences, which have whole mythologies… and their own guarding, blaspheming, creating, and annihilating effects.”  213 more words