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Carl Jung: “If you can prove receptive to this ‘call of the wild’…”

 

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If you contemplate your lack of fantasy, of inspiration and inner aliveness which you feel as sheer stagnation and a barren wilderness, and impregnate with the interest born of alarm at your inner death, then something can take shape in you, for your inner emptiness conceals just a great a fullness if only you will allow it to penetrate you.

If you can prove receptive to this “call of the wild,” the longing for fulfillment will quicken the sterile wilderness of your soul as rain quickens dry earth.

 

C.G. Jung

Collected Works Volume 14

Mysterium Coniunctionis

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Synchronicity and the Self: the Rainmaker Story

from Mysterium Coniunctionis There was a great drought where [Richard] Wilhelm lived; for months there had not been a drop of rain and the situation became catastrophic. The Catholics made processions, the Protestants made prayers, and the Chinese burned joss-sticks and shot off guns to frighten away the demons of the drought, but with no… Click to continue