Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride: A Psychological Study (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)
habit to Perfection
by means of Marion Woodman
Through case reports, desires, and myths, a Jungian analyst explores the hidden reasons of compulsion within the lives of guys and girls. on the root of consuming issues, substance abuse, and different addictive and compulsive behaviors, Woodman sees a starvation for religious success. the necessity to adventure a sacred connection to an power more than their very own drives humans to go looking for an illusory perfect of perfection. via discussions of parenthood, creativity, and physique picture, this presentation exhibits that freedom from dependancy are available via studying the knowledge and gear of the female precept. Shambhala Lion Editions
Breaking the stone does not give us licence to do as we please. Rather it opens us to our own inner laws and the fulfillment of our own destiny. Living in the spirit, the Now, demands an acceptance of the feminine principle of death and resurrection. In the Christian myth, matter dies, crucified by the letter of the law, but after three days rises again, transformed into spirit. The upheaval in our culture may be seen as the emergence of the spirit, and while it is imperfect and.
In analysis it is crucial to hold the tension and keep the ''crucible" sealed. It is equally crucial to try to bring to consciousness how the complexes affect our thinking and acting. When the mood grips us, that is the time to write — let it pour out of the unconscious. Journal writing fulfills the need to pour out the heart. Most people find.
Visceral compassion transformed the demonic situation. Paradoxically, she became invulnerable through her very vulnerability. He could not kill what had already died. In that instant of surrender, she freed them both from the possession. She found herself and gave him back to himself. He was no longer "rapist''; he was simply human. In his tears, there may have been healing.
Sits in peace, meditating on the open flower in her lap, but it takes all her energy to hold onto it. The lily does not sit on top of her head. She must look down into the open center of the flower, the center connected by the stem, to the center of the earth. The vision recalls the sacred lotus flower, whose roots sink deep into the mud, whose stem rises through the water, and whose flower blossoms into the sun. The.
Consciousness which tends to create either/or situations is being tempered by feminine consciousness which accepts paradox. She understands; she does not understand. She is learning to think with her heart. She is taken down to her bones and the questions are distilled from her lips. She stands to lose everything and she fears she has paid too much. Yet she knows she has no alternative.