“My sister, my soul, what do you say?” ~Carl Jung

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Carl Jung; Red Book Illustration #155:

I spoke to her: “My sister, my soul, what do you say?”

But she spoke, flattered and therefore tolerantly: “I let grass grow over everything that you do.”

I: “That sounds comforting and seems not to say much.”

S: “Would you like me to say much? I can also be banal, as you know, and let myself be satisfied in that way.”

I: “That seems hard to me. I believe that you stand in a close connection with everything beyond,” ~Carl Jung; Red Book

In “The psychological aspects of the Kore” (1951), Jung anonymously described this image as “Then she [the anima] appears in a church, taking the place of the
altar, still over-life-size but with veiled face.”

He commented: “Dream xi restores the anima to the Christian church, not as an icon but as the altar itself The altar is the place of…

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