The C. G. Jung Society
of Montreal presents for the Winter-Spring 2015 Season:
Eternal Mind’s Eternal
A Four-Part Reading
for individual sessions
Transforming Our Relationship To Mother Earth
This is a critical time in the history of the earth, a time of the destruction of ecosystems and of
the extinction of species, the end of the Cenozoic Era. Tonight's readings will articulate a new
mythic consciousness of our profound connectedness to the Earth and of our conscious role in the
Universe. We are led "to find hope where we might least have thought to look – within our hearts
and souls, and in our interdependence with all life."
Molly Baker is a retired epidemiologist and a student of nature.
The Psyche In the
Alembic: Jung and Alchemy
Harvey Shepherd is co-president of the C. G. Jung Society of Montreal and the
Jung’s interest in alchemy, that bizarre blend
of early science, religion and spirituality, remains a mystery.
many Jungians attach great importance to the effect of alchemical lore on his
We will explore that
subject through a chapter of Jung’s autobiographical Memories, Dreams,
Reflections, with some comments by Daryl Sharp of Toronto, just the person
to cast a little light on a dark
editor of Anglican Montreal
Fierce Grace: Transformation As Ordeal
Like the shedding of a
snake’s skin, the process of transformation can be long and painful. It often
comes unbidden, through trauma, significant loss, or serious illness. How do we
navigate our way
through such experiences without falling apart or losing hope?
readings include reflections on the topic from Kate Burns’s Paths to Transformation:
From Initiation to
Liberation, Ursula Wirtz’s Trauma and
Beyond: The Mystery of Transformation,
and Elizabeth Lesser’s Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help
Mary Harsany is co-president of the C. G. Jung Society of Montreal and
maintains a private psychology practice in Westmount.