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

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Mango Media Inc., Apr 14, 2001 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 280 pages

A Series of Sacred Reminders for Women


Access to brilliant insights. From the writings of Marion Woodman and the mind of Jill Mellick, this book is a combination of moving words and beautiful artwork. In her previous landmark works such as Addiction to Perfection, Woodman captured the attention of half a million readers who found sustenance in the feminine wisdom she had to offer. By integrating Woodman’s words into prose poems, Mellick adds an additional layer of inspiration.


Connect with your feminine essence. The driving force behind this book is the beauty and significance of the feminine essence. Through quotes and stunning watercolors, readers are offered sacred reminders of our worth and power as women. By carefully selecting excerpts from Woodman’s works, Mellick has crafted a book for women everywhere, guaranteed to speak to the soul.


Daily meditation practice. We could all benefit by taking a moment each day to pause and reflect. Women, especially, often find themselves caught up in a number of roles and tasks that they strive to fill and complete. This book is a resting place, away from the chaos. It is a chance to check in with your body and mind and gain a higher vision for the day ahead.


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

• 365 core teachings from the works of Marion Woodman

• Beautiful translucent watercolor paintings

• Inspiring and enlightening prose poems


Readers of other inspirational books for women such as Wild Mercy, That’s What She Said, or Beautifully Said will love Coming Home to Myself.

 

Contents

Creativity
Dream Wisdom
Holding Conflict Creatively
Finding Meaning in Darkness
Living with Paradox
Delighting in Play Imagination
Beyond Power Patriarchy
Practicing Presence

Beyond Perfection Duty
Reclaiming My Own Energies
Unmasking Myself
Finding My Own Voice
Leaving My Fathers House
Active Surrender
Embodied Feminine
Feminine Wisdom
The Crone
Conscious Femininity
Integrating Masculine Energy
The Inner Marriage
Trusting Deeper Processes
BodySoul Resonance
Rites of Passage
The Shadow
Coming to Love
Trusting the Mystery
Listening to My Soul
Timely Sacrifices
Initiation into the Deep Feminine
References
Alphabetical Index
Index by Reference Bibliography

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About the author (2001)

Jill Mellick is a Jungian psychologist, therapist, writer, photographer and artist. She is the author of The Art of Dreaming, The Natural Artistry of Dreams, and several other books and collections of poetry. As founder of the masters and doctoral programs in Creative Expression at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, for years Mellick directed and taught in the program. Now, she enjoys running her private practice, as well as making time for writing and art.

Marion Woodman was a Jungian analyst who was internationally known as a teacher, lecturer, and workshop leader. Guided by a passionate commitment to the sacred feminine, Woodman authored numerous books, including Addiction to Perfection and Leaving My Father's House. She passed away in July of 2018.

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