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Publisher's Summary

Buried within all of us is what Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes refers to as the "one who knows" - our instinctive, intuitive nature. This, she teaches, is the source of creativity and undersatnding that lies out of sight in darkeness, often called the unconscious.

In Seeing in the Dark, listeners join the esteemed Jungian psychoanalyist and best-selling author to learn how to perceive "through the eyes of soul as well as through the eyes of the ego." This dual way of seeing, being, and acting, Dr. Estes explains, is the most direct way to reclaim the gifts and the "healing apothecary" set into each soul at birth.

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You're not strange, you're Medial!

What made the experience of listening to Seeing in the Dark the most enjoyable?

Identified natural gifts and abilities and simplified them.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Seeing in the Dark?

The Blessing.

Have you listened to any of the narrator’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes: Women Who Run With The Wolves. The author was more personable in this performance.

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

The twisted gifted.

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too short

Only one chapter long? Good chapter don't get me wrong but I was ready for some stories.

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Sublime and centering

Divine and mundane and exquisite. She is incredible in her soulfulness and wisdom. This book is a treat.

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I wish this woman was my grandmother.

I love her books and audio books. There are many lovely stories and "ah ha!" moments within.

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  • 04-23-14

Inspirational~Food for the Soul

Highest rating. No one has ever been my 'in spiritus ' like Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés! Listen with your 'inner senses' and be prepared to be blessed. Thank you, Dr. Estés . Your work, your heart, has saved my metaphorical, and at times, literal life!! Bless you!

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Light in Darkness

Dr. Estes' stories always uncover treasures found in overlooked, ugly, or dark spaces we thought we knew about, but only assumed based on what others may have warned us about. She inspires me and urges me past my inner critic.

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Extraordinary!

My only complaint is it was too short. This aligns and resonates with so much of the research have done and the life that I’ve lived. It’s such a tribute to the goddess within all of us. This woman is a blessing with the courage to use her voice. I absolutely loved it!

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Medicine

Clarissa Pinkola Estes is such a powerful source of insight, wisdom, and vital context. Every word opened my eyes and ignited my imagination

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This is a GOOD MEDICINE

Thank you Clarissa I say a Prayer for you too for strength, endurance and continued MEDICINE of the SPIRIT.

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Wisdom Keeper

Pinkola-Estes speaks the metaphorical language of the forgotten few who know of a Reality beyond rationality. She is an inspiration for the much-needed resurrection of the repressed feminine nature that still, and always will exist within the realm of liminality.