Robert Sardello, PhD. 1 hour 18 minutes. Audio Download. Topics: Active Imagination.
Artistic Living: Imagination and the Healing of the Soul of the World
Jung called the imagination “the mother of all possibilities.” The capacity to imagine sets humans apart from the rest of creation, and provides us with an ability to heal what has been wounded and to create what has never been before. But the gift is not without danger. After imagination follows choice, the choice to live what we have imagined or to forgo the fate it carries. The imagination can paradoxically lead to healing and creativity or dead ends and destruction. This lecture is part of the symposium From Fantasy to Fate, which aims to confront the participant with the puzzles and enigmas of the imagination as well as with the challenge to act that imagination poses. The symposium includes the following lectures:
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Robert Sardello, PhD is co-founder and co-director of The School of Spiritual Psychology, which began in 1992, and co-editor of Goldenstone Press. He has written: Money and the Soul of the World (with Randolf Severson), Facing the World with Soul, Love and the Soul, Love and the World, Freeing the Soul from Fear, The Power of Soul: Living the Twelve Virtues, Silence, Steps on the Stone Path: Working with Crystals and Minerals as Spiritual Practice, and Acts of the Heart. His main emphasis has been to develop theoretical and practical approaches to perceiving and being in right relation with the Soul of the World, showing that humans are pulled from the time stream from the future rather than pushed from the past, and developing the interior presence of heart with Earth, others, and the world. He is an independent teacher and scholar. He is a Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, and one of its founders.
© 1998 Robert Sardello.Ⓟ 1998 CG Jung Institute of Chicago