Wild Woman

“So what is the Wild Woman? From the viewpoint of archetypal psychology as well as from the storytelling tradition, she is the female soul. Yet she is more; she is the source of the feminine. She is all that is of instinct, of the worlds both seen and hidden—she is the basis. We each receive from her a glowing cell which contains all the instincts and knowings needed for our lives.” Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D. Women Who Run With the Wolves When wild women gather around the fire, the talking stick gets passed, and tales are told. Some are real stories – our bone songs – of the struggles and triumphs we each face in life. Other stories share wisdom from one to another, and pass along knowledge to the next generation. Some stories entertain us. And some stories scare us… We are women who love the stories Estes shared in Women Who Run With the Wolves. Story is important to us. “…Stories are medicine…They have such power; they do not require that we do, be, act anything –we need only listen…”

Women and Wolves

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