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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Then the soul , realizing it could not disobey , would unwillingly descend and
come into this world . ' The Kabbalist tree , as first elaborated in thirteenth -
century Spain , imagines the descending branches to be conditions of the soul ' s
When all the souls had chosen their lives according to their lots , they went before
Lachesis ( lachos = one ' s special lot or ... Lachesis leads the soul to the second
of the three personifications of destiny , Klotho ( klotho = to twist by spinning ) .
Whatever the circumstances the genius has put you into , the fact of individuality
defends the soul against all class - action claims . No soul is mediocre , whatever
your personal taste for conventionality , whatever your personal record of ...
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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