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March 2017
$20

Alchemy and Jung’s Red Book

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Unity Church of Portland, 4525 SE Stark
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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All of Jungian psychology as we know it – the story of how Jung became Jung – originates in the Red Book. The Red Book is the story of Jung’s confrontation with the unconscious undertaken over the course of 16 years from 1914 – 1930 and expressed in 400 calligraphic pages of writings and 53 full page color paintings. Central to Jung’s reflections in 1912-13 before he began the Red Book, was one main question that became the question of…

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$90

Alchemical Active Imagination

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Unity Church of Portland, 4525 SE Stark
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Jung conceived of alchemy as a practice of what he called active imagination, a meditative practice of transformation in which inner complexes and archetypal constellations are personified or experienced as images and then confronted and related to by the conscious ego. Writing, painting, dance, music and other mediums in addition to unconscious projections onto matter, can all be used to bring the unconscious to conscious expression. Having gone over the theory and history of alchemy in the presentation, in this…

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April 2017
$20

Living Life More Fully in the Shadow of Mortality

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Christ, 1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Jung observed that “life is a short pause between two mysteries.” That fact is not in  debate; what does matter, then, is how we live that short pause. Given that mortality frames our brief journey, how can we live more fully in its presence without being defined by morbidity, fear, and denial? What are the attitudes and practices which enable us to live more fully? And what psychological maturation brings us to experience this short pause as rich with meaning?

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$90

Taking Your Life Back: Steps to the Recovery of a Personal Journey

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Unity Church of Portland, 4525 SE Stark
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Tiny, dependent, and at the mercy of the world around us, we all have to adapt, adjust, bury, deny, split-off and repress, and thereby lose contact with our own sovereignty and natural source of guidance.   The core project of the second half of life is the recovery of that source.   This program/workshop will focus on twenty-one steps we may take toward the recovery of our personal journey. 

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