Category Archives: Depth Psychology

Birdman: The Spirit of This Time

This and next month’s blog post respectively discuss the spirit of this time and the spirit of the depths—two ideas found at the beginning of C. G. Jung’s The Red Book. If the spirit of this time has to do with … Continue reading

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Harry Potter & The Spiritual Dimension of Play (“The Miracle of the Present Moment”)

“These are dark times, there is no denying. Our world has perhaps faced no greater threat than it does today.” These ominous and dreary words are the first ones uttered in the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I. If you have … Continue reading

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“Tributes to Soul-Making” (“The Hadean Perspective”)

One of Mythfire’s favorite selections from psychologist James Hillman’s impressive oeuvre is all of five pages in length. Entitled Hades, Persephone, and a Psychology of Death, the passage can be found in “Dehumanizing or Soul-making,” the final chapter in Hillman’s Re-Visioning … Continue reading

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