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Making the Gods Work for You

The Astrological Language of the Psyche
Narrated by: Caroline W. Casey
Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
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Summary

In ancient times, the study of the heavens and the study of the psyche comprised a single science - astrology - leading C. G. Jung to describe it as "the first form of psychology". In Making the Gods Work for You, you will learn how archetypal forces - symbolized as planets or gods - can help you create change in your life and in the world.

With wit and scholarship, Caroline Casey (a Brown University-trained semiotician and astrologer) reveals the mythical and magical dimensions of 10 planetary forces along with meditations and exercises for connecting with the larger forces of the universe. Here is a visionary view of the hidden connections between the heavens overhead and the "miniature cosmos" within each of us.

Accompanied by drumming and songs by Jacqui MacMillan and Amikaeyla Gaston.

©2009 Caroline W. Casey (P)2009 Caroline W. Casey

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Funny witty and magical

I loved her witty tone of voice and speech,I caught myself laughing several times. It doesn’t really lead you how to apply it to you but it’s uniquely original in the way she interwovens orishas black gods and African mantras rather than the so mainstream Greeks and Hindus gods. I loved it. Music is spectacular

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  • 13-09-19

Excellent

A lovely, energetic, informative and understandable performance - great work. I love the way that Caroline gives relateable examples. Often linking oneself to astrology leads to the uninformed letting you know that you've lost the plot but the "rules" and stories are really helpful in "seeing" how relevant astrology is and can be.

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So easy to listen to

An interesting and informative journey though the architypes of planets and lost myths and legends

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-01-17

KNOWLEDGE AND FUN

What made the experience of listening to Making the Gods Work for You the most enjoyable?

ITS A FUN EXPERIENCE... she is wonderful talking, very charming, and have prepaired a very didactic audio with life music, and pretty clear and organized lay out <3
I am an absolute fan of Caroline, the books are absolutely relistenable, witch makes it a very very good investment. ALSO A GOOD PRESENT <3

Who was your favorite character and why?

THE AUTHOR, SHE IS FANTASTIC

What does Caroline W. Casey bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

HER CHARACTER... FUNKY, FUNNY, PLAYFUL, FULL OF STORIES, AND LIFE MUSIC FOR THE GODS OF EACH PLANET

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

YES! LAUGHT AND PASS SOME VERY ENJOYABLE AND LEARNING HOURS... EASY TIME <3

Any additional comments?

JUST DO IT

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  • Stevie Puckett
  • 13-05-17

Title is Off-Putting but Content is Excellent

Unique format in audiobooks. Listens like an in-person seminar with a stage and music. What a character Caroline is...so knowledgeable yet real and approachable. Deep wisdom is there. Many powerful nuggets in this listen. Highly recommend.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-04-19

Very similar to Visionary Activist Astrology

I found it almost the same. Not worth the purchase ,ended up returning . I found the other book much better too.

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  • SpazMart
  • 05-05-18

Simply the Best.

No matter how many books I read on astrology, or life for that matter, I always find myself coming back to this wonderful book. Caroline manages to wrap up everything, the astrological, the personal, the emotional, the political, and the spiritual into a delightful and coherent Adventure, with the planets as our guides.

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  • Lori
  • 02-02-20

Interesting but...

I was so annoyed by the chanting or music interspersed throughout, that it made my heart race and Disturbed my enjoyment of the book. The content was decent and I did appreciate the humor and the performance.

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  • I Am Me
  • 25-06-19

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Truly breaks down all the planetary forces that makes us who we are and connects us all

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  • Bogwyck
  • 13-11-18

A vital work

A highly valuable resource for magic makers ritual creators dreamers visionaries artists storytellers of all kinds. This piece has the juice!

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  • mdb
  • 07-06-18

Caroline Casey Delivers! Highly Recommend

I found this book at the right time in my life!! Caroline presents an excellent synergy of myth, depth study, and astrology, and great humor..always!!

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  • wendy
  • 02-06-18

Love love love

omg...so wonderful and packed full of inner knowledge. I honestly cried about the impact Pluto has in my life.

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  • Jim
  • 22-09-20

Incredible! Highly recommend!

This was entertaining, informative, thought-provoking, and moving. A positive message- in a time we need a reminder of the big picture. Not for victims, it’s for those who understand how powerful we really are. Too bad maximum stars are five; deserves a 20.

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