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I sit listening to the wind: a woman's encounter within herself
I sit listening to the wind a woman's encounter within herself Author:Judith Duerk "how might your life have been different if, as a young woman struggling to find your voice...in despair that you might never be able to say what you knew inside...there had been a place for you to begin to speak as a woman? if you had been received into a circle of women, and during the silence, the women had let you speak...had let you speak o... more »ver and over, as your words slowly came together? if they had listened deeply and attentively to your emerging voice...had noted your tenacity and tenderness... your steadfastness and resolve? and you had seen, in the faces of the women seated there in the circle...in the still older faces of the women standing slightly behind them in the shadows...the pride and respect the older women felt as they heard the truth in your young woman's voice How might your life be different?"
In her second book, judith duerk expands the quest for wholeness by exploring the inner masculine. It shows how a relationship with the animus-the jungian term for male energy within the female psyche-can either enliven a woman's development or completely dominate it. a meditative mixture of prose, poetry, and reflective questions offered to women seeking to strike a balance between the masculine urge to DO and the feminine desire to BE.« less