The Circle of Life

The Circle of Life : Thirteen Archetypes for Every Woman

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A newly revised edition of The Women'¬?s Wheel of Life (first released in 1996 to critical and popular acclaim), THE CIRCLE OF LIFE describes the 13 archetypes of women'¬?s lives and helps women identify which archetype they currently embody. From Maiden to Lover to Mother to Priestess to Crone, each stage of life informs and influences the others. By understanding the interplay between stages, women can develop a stronger sense of contentment and self-acceptance. Essential reading for every woman, this now-classic text is an important contribution to the understanding of women'¬?s development, and will find a welcome home on the bookshelves of those both young and old. ?Ä¢ Includes a new quiz to help women identify their current archetype, and a new chapter offering support and instruction on starting your own women'¬?s circle.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 138.9 x 196.9 x 19.8mm | 272.16g
  • CELESTIAL ARTS
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 1587611600
  • 9781587611605
  • 2,502,102

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Elizabeth and Carol give us a new language for women'¬?s wisdom which feels absolutely right and very affirming. I could see myself in so many different ways and different times of my life. No one gets left out here. . . . I bless this book. -Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women'¬?s Bodies, Women'¬?s Wisdom"Adds an insightful new formulation to our understanding of the stages of women'¬?s development." -Starhawk, author of The Fifth Sacred Thingshow more

About Elizabeth Davis

CAROL LEONARD, also a certified midwife, runs a birthing home and a summer camp for young women in Hopkinton, New Hampshire. She is the mother of two. ELIZABETH DAVIS has been a midwife, women’s healthcare specialist, educator, and consultant for more than 25 years. She has served as a representative to the Midwives Alliance of North America for five years, and president of the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council for the United States. She co-directs the recently accredited National Midwifery Institute, and teaches and lectures internationally. She resides in Sebastopol, California.show more

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