The Loss of Inner Sense and The Shadow
Running Time: 1 hr 43 mins
This audio mp3 product is taken from Wisdom, The Course, and recorded with a student of the course.
The realisation that one has a ‘Shadow’, or ‘Shadow Baggage’ is a profound revelation in a person’s life.
The prior notion that we are living and engaging in life with the use of all faculties, attributes and resources available to us is replaced by the awareness that (typically) a significant portion of who we are, our true personality and what we are capable of has been inadvertently shut down.
The opportunity in this epiphany is that we may begin to reclaim all of those aspects and attributes of ourselves; something which is the bedrock of all Kissing Consciousness facilitation activity, and which is also known as ‘Shadow Work’, after the Swiss psychoanalyst, Carl Jung’s term, ‘the Shadow’.
“Although I was aware I was living from conditioned limitation and repression of huge parts of my personality by age 23/24, it wasn’t until age 34/35 that I became aware that what I’d previously thought was me operating from my whole self was actually me operating from a largely false, shut down self. This came after engaging in specific Shadow exercises. This typical experience is an awakening of the true self.” – James Blacker
Sadly, the majority of people choose not to acknowledge their own Shadow, both to their own detriment and to the detriment of others.
James Blacker is a humanitarian and Integral Philosopher, and of course the Founder of Kissing Consciousness, and author of The Kissing Consciousness Handbook. He launched the Kissing Consciousness movement to help as many people as possible to work together, commune and co-support in releasing the blocks to their true self, and thus live their happiest and most fulfilled life possible.
In the realm of collective development and social and global issues, James is using his qualification in Spiral Dynamics to provide leadership and help co-create a world beyond system failure, so as to avoid – or mitigate – climate disaster, economic injustice and our other existential threats.