20 How does The Secret Garden image the soul?

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Blurb from this episode

Heaven, paradise and the soul can be abstract concepts even for Christians. The Secret Garden however, offers many beautiful images that can help us explore these concepts. Join Mary Lennox and discover the sacred place within you!

Excerpts from this episode

“…Canadian psychologist Dr Jordan Peterson has been famous recently for suggesting that a life well lived is like a well-tended garden, with the right embracing of both order and chaos, both structure and spontaneity, both the known and the unknown. It is a life where two paradoxical values come together in fruitful harmony. So it goes in the Christian spiritual life, for in a very real sense, faith is also the coming together of both order and chaos.”

“…And during those winter times of our lives, when all we see is a dead looking garden, a friend reminds us it is only dormant, and to hang on for the springtime that’s coming. As Donna Roberts reminds us: “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words…”