Monthly Archives: May 2012

Compassionate Reflections on a Mother’s Love

“Whenever I see a red-haired woman, I think of my mother, the mother I never knew.” Many years ago, screenwriting instructor Sandy Wilson (award-winning writer/director of My American Cousin) responded to my screenplay’s opening line by saying it felt like … Continue reading

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Unearthing the Feminine – Marija Gimbutas’ Work

Through the early years of the goddess movement and also several waves of feminism, I was not engaged at all. For I observed confusion and misunderstanding about what the fuller expression of modern – or post-modern – womanhood ought to … Continue reading

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Environmental Wisdom Shown in Ancient Symbols

What we hold in common as a human species is the imaginative capacity embedded in our consciousness to use symbols that depict elemental forms of communication. The universality of ancient symbols is fascinating and, I suggest, significant today to help … Continue reading

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