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I, the Woman, Planted the Tree: A Journey Through Dreams to the Feminine

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An immersion experience for seekers, healers, and dreamers. This story is real, gut-wrenching and a timeless story of woman's search for the Divine Feminine. It is a birth, death and rebirth story for maiden, mother and Crone.

A surprising story of the desperation of and final release from seemingly endless depression, this book is for those who have found no relief eithe
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Leanne Stam
May 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
“My level of consciousness and patriarchal, religious, rational thought chains had prevented me from awaking to new possibilities.”
- Pearl Gregor I, the Woman, Planted the Tree: A Journey through Dreams to the Feminine

I, the Woman, Planted the Tree: A Journey through Dreams to the Feminine is a necessary voice in the dialogue of Western Culture’s patriarchy in institutions, organized religion and even family dynamics and expectations. In a writing voice that blends a colloquial, personal tone w
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Pearl E. Gregor is a Dreamworker and educator based in Alberta, Canada. I, the Woman, Planted the Tree is her first book. It is the first book of the series Dreams Along the Way. The book is a memoir of a life, but not just the common themes we encounter in a typical autobiography. Intertwined with the events of the author’s life are her dreams – which is just as important as real life events. As a student of dreams, the author speculates on her dreams, interprets it in a personal as well as uni ...more
Philip Chircop
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
“I would rather that you doubt than be blinded by your certainty,” writes Pearl, giving voice to an inner whisper. Indeed, the opposite of faith is not doubt but certainty! Pearl, with an attentive ‘ear’ nestled in her precious one syllable name, saunters skillfully along a path of dreams, reams of them, listening generously and radically with the ears of the heart, the ears of the mind, the ears of the body and above all, the mostly forgotten ears of the sub-conscious. I would describe “I, the ...more
Alex Gio
Jun 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Pearl may be many things, a grandmother, a pohttps://www.goodreads.com/review/list..., a dream Weaver, a professor, a feminist, a mystic, the list goes on and on. But one thing she is not, is boring. It took me a long time to read this book, not because of how it was written, but because of the effect that the writing had on my psyche. I usually read books written by men, and they are typically direct and chock full of logic and proofs. Things like Plato's Republic, Marcus Aurelius' Meditations, ...more
Irene Magee
Feb 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I,the Woman,Planted the Tree, by Pearl E. Gregor, is a fascinating and inspiring story of one woman’s journey in the discovery of self.
Pearl talks openly and honestly of her clinical depression, preverbal molestation, faith, dreamwork, the impact of the patriarchy throughout her life and so much more. Her story of healing depression through many years of dreamwork involved a good deal of dismantling and rebuilding. She shares her story humbly with the hope that knowing about her depression may h
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Denise Moulun-Pasek
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The author has written a riveting account of her mental health challenges since youth and how she came to use her dreams as a doorway to healing and thriving. She generously shares her in-depth knowledge of Jungian psychology, mythology, symbolism and feminist theory as means to construct meaning in and of her life. A compelling, stirring book that will not leave you untouched.
Faye Gertz
Mar 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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An outstanding book. You are not only carried away on the author’s journey, but she inspires you to join her on that journey, while finding your own paths to follow. She tells her story with raw honesty and courage and shares a multitude of references, both well-known and uncommon to support her understanding of the symbols in her dreams and how they helped guide her understanding.
Vee
Mar 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A memoir of a courageous woman for courageous women, the writer shares the beginning of her healing journey out of long-standing depression into ever-deepening understanding and self-acceptance as a woman. This moving and thought-provoking dive into dreamwork’s pathway to higher consciousness is told by a gifted feminine guide and talented storyteller.
Mark Daniel
Mar 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Join Pearl, the wild daughter of the Alberta Plains, as she bravely travels dark roads to her secret past. In a modern wasteland where sacred symbols have lost their meaning, Pearl recovers her memories as a young child and finds healing and connection to the Divine Mother.
Lucille Mandin
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Finally, a book that sparks the Divine Feminine! She brings awareness to the power of intuition, creativity, beauty and synchronicity in our lives. An uplifting and meaningful memoir with an important message – the power of the unconscious.
It is truly a work of love, courage and faith, a labyrinth of healing!
A book to guide us ever upward in the spiral dance of healing. Her powerful, transparent voice sheds light on her courageous journey through dreams that she generously shares with readers. I
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As I work through this book, I find myself on a fascinating journey following Pearl down the rabbit hole and back around... I am so happily surprised that although the timeline jumps, and we are literally inside this woman's psyche, it is easy to follow and doesn't confuse the reader with the many layers. This is really hard to do! Bravo!

I encourage anyone who is interested in symbolism, dreams, Jungian psych, depression, healing, feminism, a critical look at the patriarchy in the Catholic Churc
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Pearl Gregor was born and raised in northern Alberta. She became an educator, administrator, provincial government consultant and along the way, a radical feminist. She came to writing late in life.

At age 43, in a desperate search to heal clincial depression, Pearl found the inner world of meditation and dreams. The story begins in Book I in the Dreams Along the Way series, I, the Woman, Planted
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