Coming Home to Myself: Reflections for Nurturing a Woman's Body and Soul

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Conari Press, Apr 1, 2001 - Self-Help - 358 pages
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Half a million readers have found substance and sustenance in Marion Woodman's previous landmark works such as Addiction to Perfection and Leaving My Father's House. Now, even more readers will have access to Woodman's brilliant insights through this volume, in which 365 of her core teachings have been formatted for daily contemplation.

The result is a series of sacred reminders to help readers connect to their feminine essence and gain a higher vision for the day. With chapter introductions, watercolors, and selections by Jill Mellick, Coming Home to Myself helps women connect to their feminine essence.

Poet, artist, and writer Jill Mellick, Ph.D., is the co-author of The Worlds of P'otsunu, and author of The Natural Artistry of Dreams. She travels and teaches internationally, focusing on the use of the arts for psychospiritual dimensions and has been in private practice for many years as a Jungian-oriented clinical psychologist and registered expressive arts therapist. She lives in Palo Alto, California.

 

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Contents

Dream Wisdom
176
Holding Conflict Creatively
188
Finding Meaning in Darkness
196
Living with Paradox
204
Delighting in Play Imagination
212
Beyond Power Patriarchy
220
Practicing Presence
230
Trusting Deeper Processes
238

Beyond Addiction Possession
52
Beyond Perfection Duty
64
Reclaiming My Own Energies
74
Unmasking Myself
80
Finding My Own Voice
88
Leaving My Fathers House
100
Active Surrender
110
The Black Madonna Embodied Feminine
122
Sophia Feminine Wisdom
128
The Crone
136
Conscious Femininity
144
Integrating Masculine Energy
152
The Inner Marriage
158
Creativity
168
BodySoul Resonance
244
Rites of Passage
250
The Shadow
258
Coming to Love
268
Trusting the Mystery
274
Listening to My Soul
282
Timely Sacrifices
292
Initiation into the Deep Feminine
300
REFERENCES
317
ALPHABETICAL INDEX
319
INDEX BY REFERENCE
335
BIBLIOGRAPHY
350
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Marion Woodman, Ph.D. (Hon.) is the author of many widely respected books, including the bestselling Addiction to Perfection. She lives in Canada.

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