Tag Archives: feminine

Woven By Lidia Yuknavitch

https://www.guernicamag.com/features/woven/ Stunning piece of writing, by Lidia, weaving folk tale and metaphor around a deeply personal narrative. Don’t miss it. Two themes that comes up regularly in the therapy room and supervision at this service:- how expressive, transformative and healing … Continue reading

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When Women Wanted Sex Much More Than Men – Alyssa Goldstein

http://www.alternet.org/when-women-wanted-sex-much-more-men Click on the link to visit Alternet for Alyssa’s interesting browse through some of the historical and political dimensions of current cultural perceptions of gender/sexuality. Many of these perceptions are profoundly unhelpful and unpleasant:- ‘Women must be convinced, persuaded, … Continue reading

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Embodying the Dream – Toko-pa Turner

Three days after the UK election, here is a lovely gentle 7 minutes from Toko-pa, an excerpt from the film ‘Time is Art’ and part of her theme at the 2014 Synchronicity Symposium. Here she is talking about the ‘dangerous … Continue reading

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Words – Ruth Stone

Words ‘Wallace Stevens says, “A poet looks at the world as a man looks at a woman.” I can never know what a man sees when he looks at a woman. That is a sealed universe. On the outside of … Continue reading

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The Rupture of the Mother Line & the Cost of Becoming Real – Bethany Webster

http://womboflight.com/2014/12/21/the-rupture-of-the-mother-line-and-the-cost-of-becoming-real/ Fascinating article by Bethany on the mother-daughter relationship, its deeper potential and meanings, and the wounds inflicted by our culture. She explores the feminine journey into realness and wholeness, with mother as initiator or wounded saboteur – and how … Continue reading

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Ione Rucquoi: Sanctae – A Portrait of Secular Saints by Milica Lewis Click on the title to follow the link for a post about this exhibition at the Royal West Academy of England in Bristol. With thanks to Milica Lewis, … Continue reading

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A Letter to my Son about Porn: Harriet Pawson & Cindy Gallop for TED Thanks to Katheryn Trenshaw on Facebook for this link. I have today updated this post in a few respects (1 May 2015). The direct path is … Continue reading

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