Leah Friedman: Archetypal Guides in Late Life

July 17th-18th, 2009 – Leah Friedman presented an enlightening lecture on “Hestia, Hekate, and Hermes as Archetypal Guides to Late Life.” She recounted the mythological stories of each and and described how they can serve as resources during our journey into late life experience. Growing into old age is a rich process filled with gifts and challenges; and we are in good company when we call on the gods and goddesses as guides. She also presented a workshop the next day…

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Spring 2009 Study Group

Spring, 2009 – For many, Study Groups continue to be a tremendously enjoyable source for studying Jung’s ideas.  The image below is from Rose Holt’s dream group this spring.  Please know that you don’t need to be a professional to attend any of our events, just an interest and a desire to explore!  Check our Study Groups as they come available…

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Lawrence Staples on Guilt

April 24th-25th, 2009 – Dr. Lawrence Staples presented a unique approach to guilt that offered many great ideas on alternative ways to perceive and methods to process this emotional/psychological state.  The image below is from a well-attended lecture crowd; the Saturday workshop was particularly full of lively discussion, much focusing on practical application. Thank you Dr. Staples!

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Holt & Stutsman Alchemy Workshop

March 27th-28th, 2009 – Rose Holt and Deborah Stutsman presented an Alchemy lecture/workshop that was to be experienced to be believed!  From live Alchemical demonstrations/experiments to a concise breakdown of the concepts/terminology to the experience of expressing the Alchemical processes through art.  What a weekend!  Click here to see Rose and Deborah’s PowerPoint presentation. After the volcano All projects in the center Art resourcesDebby & Rose Discussion of projectsLight sculptureHomemade “slime”Work in progressSalamander in the fire Shirley’s project

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Carl Greer on Shamanic Tradition

February 20th-21st, 2009 – Dr. Carl Greer created and held a palpable energy and sacred space in which to share the gifts from a Shamanic tradition and how they might relate to a Jungian world view. Some of the attendees during the evening event Workshop participants during a “journey” led by Carl Greer Mimi, Shirley and Sandy in discussion with Carl Greer Shaman mesa; a closer look Shaman mesa and fire Mesa during the evening event

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2009 Annual Friends Meeting

January 23rd, 2009 – Our annual Friends Meeting gave Members an opportunity to participate in the direction of the Society.  Warmth from the fire as well as from the hearts of the attendees gave energy and new ideas to the board.  We are grateful to those who attended and contributed.  Even though you may not have attended, we are still interested in what you’d like to see from the Society.  You are welcome to email us with feedback and suggestions!

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Mary Barron on Art, Symbol, and Alchemy

November 15th, 2008 – Mary Barron gave an intriguing look into two artists work and the connection to symbol, metaphor and alchemy.  What beautiful, rich and colorful images for such a dreary day.  Thank  you Mary!

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Pat Berry: The Hole in the Heart

October 24th-25th, 2008 – Pat Berry gave a lecture on “The Hole in the Heart” in regard to relationships and why they fail.  Many excellent examples from early literature were used to great effect, as well as examples from the movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” (quite humorous at times due to how well we can all identify with various stages of relationship in this film!).  She also gave a wonderful workshop the following day on Fairy Tales.  Hansel and Gretel was…

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Rose Holt: An Evening with Carl Jung

September 19th, 2008 – Rose Holt’s “An Evening with Carl Jung” was a comprehensive yet concise look at Jung’s major concepts through a PowerPoint presentation, lecture and discussion.  The relaxed setting and open forum gave many a unique opportunity to get answers to any questions on Jung’s key ideas.  Rose eloquently distilled these complex ideas into clear thoughts for a curious and attentive audience.  Excellent job Rose!

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Lionel Corbett

July 18th-19th – With gentle voice but thunderous ideas, Dr. Lionel Corbett gave us a weekend that has us contemplating some very big plans!

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