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Marion Woodman in her book, ” The Pregnant Virgin“: “The puella mother who has never taken up residence in her own body, and therefore fears her own chthonic nature, is not going to experience pregnancey as a quiet meditation with her … Continue reading

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I’ve been re-reading a book on interpreting fairy tales by Marie-Louis Von Franz – a Jungian analyst and author.  At one point she discusses the collective unconscious – a Jungian concept of the archetypal energy available to all humans.  These archetypes … Continue reading

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This is hard for me to believe, but I just today realized that when I am hurt, instead of crying (which is very painful for me sometimes), I lash out at someone else – often my husband.  Psych. 101!!!  I’ve … Continue reading

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My husband and I are going to list our house for sale by next month.  We’re not sure yet exactly where we will go, but we are seriously looking at several areas in Oregon.  It is difficult to sell a … Continue reading

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After watching the movie “The Secret Life of Bees” and in the midst of sobbing, I told my husband that I wanted a mother.  He replied that I should find one – only half jokingly.  Where do I find a older than … Continue reading

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My husband and I watched the movie “Secret Life of Bees” a couple of nights ago.  It is, of course, based on Sue Monk Kidd’s novel.  We had seen it about four years ago when it was first released, but … Continue reading

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I’m asking myself if there is a way I can begin to transmute the anger and grief that I feel towards my mother.  She did not love me – her first child and first daughter.  At present, it’s not as much … Continue reading

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