Consciousness

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “… without consciousness there is no hope for the world.” (Woodman, 2000, pg. 7) “… consciousness comes both through spirit and through matter, Jung’s psychosis archetype.” (Woodman, 2000, pg. 8) “…head consciousness does not necessarily release my body consciousness.” (Woodman, 2000, pg. 8) My reflection*: I have […]

Chaos of Sophia

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “… The gaps are not my lack of concentration, but rather my too precise pondering on the event.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 215) “my rational mind has accepted that I do not have cancer; my unconsciousness is still trapped in a death wish.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 216) “Sophia […]

Sacrum as Golden Bowl

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “As I think of this golden bowl [sacrum] supporting the fierce spiritual energy descending, attracted to matter, and Earth energy equally fierce ascending, attracted to spirit, I feel the inner marriage yearning to be consummated right there within me.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 198) “Although I was always […]

Loss of Connection

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “That letting go was loss of passion.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 169) “It was my loss of connection to the dark feminine and her lust for life and creativity.“ (Woodman, 2000, p. 169) “in that disconnecting… I lost the secret connection to my inner masculine.” (Woodman, 2000, p. […]

Imagination/Conscious Aging

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “Kill the imagination and you kill the soul. Kill the soul and you’re left with a listless, apathetic creature who can become hopeless or brutal or both.”(Woodman, 2000, p. 165) “Thinking about passion and the dark feminine and how they are related to creativity and healing. This relationship is […]

Complexes*: Positive Mother/Negative Mother

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “The Positive Mother that opens me to oneness and love would carry me into Being in life. The Negative Mother that opens me to rejection and fear would carry me into blank nothingness.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 88) My reflection**: Positive mother/negative mother.  Ooof!! This one hits home for me!  […]

Ugly Bulbs and Caterpillars

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “The inner work is my own.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 77) “… fantastic how an ugly bulb carries with it the archetypal field that produces that particular leaf, flower, color.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 78) “… if I spoke my mind, I was written off as a lost cause.” […]

All is Energy in Motion

Reflections from Bone:Dying into Life by Marion Woodman “… archetypes as energy templates, seeds that are coded with potential energies, sacred geometry.” (Woodman, 2000, p. 34) “…integration of consciousness and matter…” (Woodman, 2000, p. 35) “In the move toward unity, we will move through continuous birth, death, rebirth patterns.  All is energy in motion.”  (Woodman, […]