March 2 -5, 2017 - Berkeley CA

North- South Conference of Jungian Analysts and Candidates
Longing for Emergence in a Dark Time
March 3:  “Longing for the Goddess” presentation

March 31-April 7, 2017 – Ireland

New York Center for Jungian Studies
Theme: Aging With Panache: Later Life is Now

Plenary: Superfoods for the Psyche: Ingredients for Living (and Aging) Well: Meaning, Fun, Love
Workshop: Circles with a Sacred Center: Sanctuary, Temenos, Hestia
Workshop: Mother Nature, Sacred Feminine, Self: Encounters with Mystery
Location: Connemara Coast Hotel, Galway

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April 21-22, 2017 – Raleigh, NCJung Society of the Triangle Area

Friday, April 21: Evening Lecture
Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman

Artemis the Greek Goddess of the Hunt and Moon, twin sister of Apollo is the archetype of the activist—for women, social justice, animals, and environment. Her symbols are the bow and arrow, the crescent moon, and mother bear; her realm is the wilderness. In this talk, Jean Shinoda Bolen brings Artemis to life through storytelling, amplified by examples from life and analysis which are likely to resonate in listeners who will recognize Artemis in themselves as archetype or anima.

Saturday, April 22: Workshop

A Path with A Heart: A Path with a Soul: the Inner Compass

People have an innate sense that there is a purpose to life, related to the idea that life is a soul journey. Jung’s individuation, Campbell’s finding your personal myth, the hero’s journey, Persephone’s abduction into the underworld are variations of the message. We suffer life-threatening illnesses, heart-breaking losses, betrayed expectations. They take us into unfamiliar terrain. We find ourselves at a crossroad. Which path to take? What is an inner compass: what can we know in our bones?

Location: Church of Reconciliation, Chapel Hill, NC

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May 29-June 2, 2017 – Big Sur, CA Esalen Institute – Five Day Workshop

Artemis, Women’s Circles and Sacred Feminine: A Women’s Retreat

Artemis, the goddess of the hunt and the moon, is the archetype of the sister, feminist, environmentalist; the Girl Scout, and child who turned to Mother Nature and animals for strength and solace. The ability to aim for a target and hit it is a gift of focus that leads to achieving goals. Moonlight vision sees the oneness of everything in the universe, leading to mystical spirituality and spiritually-motivated activism. In this retreat, expect stories of goddesses, stories from participants, guided meditation, inner reflection, and participation in circles with a sacred center.

Location: Esalen Institute, 55000 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920