The Soul's Code: In Search of Character and Calling
Random House, 1996 - 334 pages
A journey into the essential mystery at the center of every life--the search for calling--The Soul's Code takes a new look at age-old themes, providing a radical, frequently amusing, and highly accessible path to realization through an extensive array of examples. Hillman ecnourages readers to discover the "blueprints" particular to their individual lives, certain that there is more to life than can be explained by genetics or environment.
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Mostly , the child following his or her invisible track is perceived as “ out of it , ”
unteachable , obstinately difficult , even stupid . But pressure can build the other
way as well . Diane Arbus , the quirky and extraordinary photographer , said : “
He was with me through all the difficult days , he was always ice - cold .
Whenever it became really bad , he turned ice - cold . ” The very bottom of hell ,
according to Dante , is a realm of ice , inhabited by the archcriminals Cain , Judas
, and ...
It is as difficult to resist the call as it was for Judy Garland to resist singing even
when her voice could not reach the notes or her mind hold the lyrics , as difficult
as it was for Manolete not to enter the ring even on a day when he had
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What set of factors most influence the course of an individual human life? Nature? Nurture? The choices a person makes, including one's intimate relationships? Or is it the complex interplay of all of ... Read full review
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Hillman has written ten books, but he is best known as the inspiration for Thomas Moore's Care of the Soul. Now, for this book on finding one's personal calling, he's getting a big print run himself. Read full review