Massimilla Harris, Ph. D. and Bud Harris, Ph. D. are practicing Jungian analysts in Asheville, North Carolina. As graduates of the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland, they have worked extensively with people on relationship problems, personal issues, dreams and individuation for many years. The need for respecting and healing the feminine in ourselves and our culture has been a key area of focus for them. Together and separately, they have authored nine books and have lectured widely. www.budharris.com
For Women and Men
Imagine, if you will for a moment, that within every one of us, there is a deep, powerful force coming from a foundation for living lives with unlimited capacities of love, creativity and fulfillment.
To imagine this foundation for life and the energy it produces is to imagine ourselves and our world filled with the influence of the archetypal feminine; her passionate creativity, love and ageless knowing. Personally and culturally, this force which lives at the heart of our lives has been diminished and wounded, until it seems to have retreated beyond the horizon in a world filled with rationalism and an anxious search for the material "good life."
This is a powerfully moving book that goes beyond gender roles into the soul of the archetypal feminine, how it has been damaged and traumatized and how this condition affects us.
Massimilla and Bud Harris show how our feminine vitality can be restored by journeying into its heart and into the ruins of the feminine within ourselves. In these ruins, we will find the fertile ground and the archetypal motifs for healing the feminine within our selves and our lives and renewing our capacities for strength, love and creativity. As we revitalize, examine, love and nurture the archetypal feminine, we will strengthen and rekindle our own voices and transform our fate.