Love and the World: A Guide to Conscious Soul Practice (Google eBook)

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SteinerBooks, 2001 - Religion - 207 pages
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From the Introduction by Robert Sardello:'Spiritual psychology is an active practice. It develops embodied, conscious soul life to make that life open and receptive to the spiritual realms. This is done as an act of loving ourselves, others, and the world.'Psychology, I want to claim, is more than the study of the human soul. It is not possible to make such a study without the student undergoing inner changes in the process. Psychology, since it is we who study it, necessarily requires that the psyche be utilized to study the psyche. It therefore belongs inherently to the realm of practice. It is not a theory wandering around seeking application. We must do our psychology rather than theorize about the soul. And the doing of psychology is the doing of love-consciously, actively, and for the sake of others and the world. If you enter into the interior of these words, your soul will awaken, and begin to move in this direction. It follows, too, that this is not only a book about psychology, it is also the very speech of psyche itself.'
  

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Myths, symbolism and the significance of the strange, eternal, destructive force and the ecstasy: Love. Here, this amazing author explains archetypal psychologies, the mind, our given ancient memories ... Read full review

Contents

Taking the Side of the World
1
Individuality as Love
17
The Soul of the World
44
Time Love and the Soul
65
Grieving Love and the Soul
86
Dreaming and the World
106
Coming to Our Senses
125
Heart and Soul
143
Soulful Relationships
156
Community and Friendship
184
Notes
205
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Robert Sardello, Ph.D, has been a practising psychotherapist for over twenty years, working in existential, Jungian and archetypal psychologies. He is co-founder of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and of the School of Spiritual Psychology and a faculty member of the Chalice of Repose project in Missoula, Montana. He is author of Facing the World with Soul and Freeing the Soul from Fear.

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