I Am A Wild Woman

A platform for growth and understanding of the true nature of a woman and stories from an elder on the subject (Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes) 60 People

    I Lost My Way

    I first read the book when I was a very young woman. Even now, I remember how my heart would swell...a feeling that I might burst at the recognition I saw in those pages. I had found my bible, a book written seemingly just for me! I poured over it, gleefully sucking up every word...
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    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jul 27, 2013

    How To Silence A Woman, Retrieving Her Voice* (A Poem By Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes)

    Regarding Our Responsibility to the World Soul ...."I work in the dregs of what is left when the unarmed and the innocent have been preyed upon; I work with the veterans who have no legs and no arms and are only torsos with heads ... who have seen such horror that your nervous...
    Mikalo Mikalo
    22-25, F
    Feb 12, 2013
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    Remember Your Song By Tolba Phanem (African poet)

    When a woman of a certain African tribe knows she is pregnant, she goes to the jungle with other women, and together they pray and meditate until they hear “The song of the child.” When a child is born, the tribe gets together and they sing the child's song to him or her...
    Mikalo Mikalo
    22-25, F
    Feb 12, 2013

    What It Means To Be A Woman

    When I was young I used to believe that being a woman was to basically live for everyone else in her life except for herself. I saw the modern woman as a slave to customs/ritual, a caged animal. No more saying exactly what you feel, following your intuition rather than logic...
    Mikalo Mikalo
    22-25, F
    Feb 12, 2013

    A Story By Clarissa Pinkola Estes (Author Of Women Who Run With The Wolves)

    Dear Brave Souls: The Roseless Rose Who Loves Human Beings, and The Health of Those Who Love Him Back... The thing about late blooming is that it is actually, right on time. The so-called late bloomer in botany is not one who shows up 'late' as in, 'the party's over.' The late...
    Mikalo Mikalo
    22-25, F
    Feb 12, 2013
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