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The Way of Woman: Awakening the Perennial Feminine

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Helen M. Luke speaks with the power of a true sage on the issues of community, relationships, the women's movement, marriage and divorce, and mothering. Profound, graceful, and transforming, The Way of Woman is a true celebration of feminine worth.

"In this book, Helen Luke has rendered her lifetimes' worth of understandings about the unique nature of the feminine psyche. T
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Image (first published September 1st 1995)
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Veronica Ibarra
Jan 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, womanhood
This is another of those books that I acquired many years ago and am only now getting around to reading, and like others for me it was timed quite well without my intending it so. Having studied psychology and trying to be aware of how my own experiences have shaped me, owning the choices I have made in my life and all those I will make, I find that reading Luke's words helps me with that internal understanding. There were moments when I balked, but upon reflection I see her meaning.

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Meghan
Jun 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amazing collection of essays. Felt that she was deftly explaining many of the internal struggles of my own life. Every few paragraphs had something profound for me, and there are quite a few post it notes throughout. I will definitely be re-reading sections of this book in times of difficulty. Loved the analysis of the story of Oural; very relatable. The whole book was relatable. I want to send it to all the women I know, especially those going through a rough patch. I felt very connected to Hel ...more
Lisa M.
Jan 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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I love reading so much. It's so hard not to buy every book I see! When I go to the used bookstore I often frequent, there are several books I want but I know I probably won't like. They are often on topics I'm interested in for whatever reason I don't think the author will handle them in a way I agree with. This was one of those books. But, on every birthday, I go to the store and splurge - so this year I bought this book! I finally read it.

I am not sure if this book is for me. I am not even sur
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