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Spirit River Sojourn
September 18, 2009 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PDT
With the advent of the Aquarian age, a growing number of individuals are turning inward in their search for a meaningful connection to the mystery of life. This evolution of consciousness was brought home to our presenter when, several decades ago, she read a letter from the Spirit River Dream Analysis and Research Center located in a tiny settlement in the Peace River Country of central Canada requesting an affiliation with the C.G. Jung Institute in Los Angeles. Dr. Sanford and her analyst husband answered the call, and journeyed to this remote community to present lectures and films.
Among this small group of pioneering souls, one woman’s psychic commitment, as evidenced in her paintings and dialogues, stood out. Dr. Sanford kept in touch with this woman over the course of her life, and tonight she presents her friend’s art and writing as a testament to the power of the inner connection to psyche that enriched her friend’s life and supported her journey toward death.
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KATHERINE SANFORD, M.A., M.F.C., is a certified Jungian analyst in Del Mar, Calif. She studied at the Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland in the mid-1950s and trained at the Los Angeles Jung Institute where she received her certification in 1978. She is a founding member of the Friends of Jung, San Diego. She has lectured nationally and internationally and at 89 years of age, published her book The Serpent and the Cross, with its 62 archetypal paintings covering 30 years intense inner work.