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The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness by Maureen Murdock
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“Women's bodies are public domain, as evidenced clearly at the present time by the furor over abortion. Everyone has an opinion about what a woman should or should not do with her body. ”
Maureen Murdock, The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness
“Being is not passive; it takes focused awareness.”
Maureen Murdock, The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness
“Women have to learn where their true source of validation is.”
Maureen Murdock, The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness
“There is a danger in the repudiation of the feminine when the daughter who rejects the aspects of the negative feminine embodied by her mother also denies positive aspects of her own feminine nature, which are playful, sensuous, passionate, nurturing, intuitive, and creative. Many women who have had angry or emotional mothers seek to control their own anger and feelings lest they be seen as destructive and castrating. This repression of anger often prevents them from seeing the inequities in a male-defined system. Women who have seen their mothers as superstitious, religious, or old-fashioned discard the murky, mysterious, magical aspects of the feminine for cool logic and analysis. A chasm is created between the heroine and the maternal qualities within her; this chasm will have to be healed later in the journey for her to achieve wholeness.”
Maureen Murdock, The Heroine's Journey