Snippets of these excerpts are used in Befriending One’s Soul, because they inspired my response to my Sistah’s wonderful challenge. Life is hard, and yet Jesus says, “My yoke is easy and my burden is light” (Matthew 11:28). It is hard to bear God—but it is even harder not to bear God. The pain oneContinue reading “Poetic prose on rest, from Rohr”
[Soul Therapy, Part 3 of 3 extends to perspectives on depression and anti-depressants, borderline personality tendencies, the value of the chilling darkness within the soul, and some resources of further interest.]
Soul Therapy, Part 2 of 3 proposes that an optimal psychotherapeutic outcome is to shed the language and notions of psychology to approach the gateway to an individual’s unbounded soul.
Society seems blinder to the extraordinary power inherent in the autonomous Individual person. Psyche-ology has come to focus on more superficial behavioral or materialist brain science, while fewer scholars remain concerned with consciousness and the psyche’s mystery. The soul (psyche) which animates the individual person is the chief victim.
A 3-part series [5 minutes each] about the diminishment of psychology for treating the soul
“The Christian passion psychologically: Voluntary acceptance of suffering produces a transformation… sufficiently powerful to transcend tragedy and to keep malevolence at bay.”