Motherhood: Facing & Finding Yourself
April 20, 2021– “The successful author and psychologist James Hillman proposed what he called the acorn theory of psychological development. He stated that each of us enter the world with something unique that asks to be lived through us. As well as the fate of the oak tree. is contained within the acorn, we come to life with something we must do and someone we must become. What awaits to awaken in each person is ancient and surprising, mythical and significant, writes mythologist and author Michael Meade. As a young man, I desperately wanted to find what was waiting to be awakened. I was afraid that being a mother would fatally interrupt its development. ” What follows is the Introduction to Jungian analyst Lisa Marchiano’s latest book, Motherhood. (143 reads)
To take actionAsk someone about their deepest experience of waking up today and reflect on yours.