EBTV presents host Evita Ochel with returning guest John James in a dialogue about the nature of the soul.

Dr. John James is an Australian architect, builder, farmer, transpersonal therapist, Gothic and Medieval expert with a passion for discovery. For over 40 years he has been researching the human psyche. He founded the Crucible Centre and is the author of the book: The Great Field: Soul at Play in the Conscious Universe.

Specific topics covered in the video include:

  1. Characteristics of the soul. (1:49)

    • what forms us
    • the potential of soul memory
  2. The distinction between soul and spirit. (10:20)

    • characteristics of soul versus spirit
    • inner soul/spirit/self alignment
    • the individuation of soul
  3. The nature of reincarnation (17:35)

  4. The nature of soul contracts. (21:30)

  5. The nature of soul mates. (23:35)

  6. The nature of soul ages. (25:20)

  7. About physical trauma and whether it carries over through lifetimes on a soul level. (27:00)

    • the role of presence in healing
    • the role of judgement in suffering
  8. The nature of karma. (33:40)

  9. The origins of the soul. (36:30)

  10. An approach to healing through the subconscious and shadow aspects of the Self. (39:00)

    • the role of consciousness
    • the role of the heart
    • the role of nonjudgmental release
  11. The role of sand play in deep, inner healing. (43:50)

    • who is best suited for such healing
    • an example of how trauma is hidden within us
    • the role of community and commitment in our healing