Matrignosis

A BLOG ABOUT INNER WISDOM

Repression of Women and the Human Brain: Part I

One of the most eye-opening and consciousness-raising books I’ve ever read is the revolutionary The Alphabet Versus the Goddess by brain surgeon, Dr. Leonard Shlain. Shlain proposes

What Is A Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)?

By Elizabeth Scott, PhD Medically reviewed by Steven Gans, MD Dear friends:  In a rare departure, I’d like to share this excellent, highly informative article

Following the Wisdom of Dreams

“The creative process has feminine quality, and the creative work arises from the unconscious depths—we might say from the realm of the mothers.”~ C.G. Jung,

My Favorite Books in 2022

2022 was a year of catching up on my reading. For those of you who love to read, here are some of my favorites listed

Slipping Away From Convention and Into Myself

At that time it must have looked to others as if I had the world by the tail; but inside a battle had been raging for over nine years between two apparently irreconcilable opposites.

Enlightenment in New Mexico

It is an honor to present today’s post, a review of my new book written by guest blogger, N.M. Freeman. It first appeared last week on her blog. Here’s the link. Natasha is the author of the award-nominated The Story of Q. (inspired by actual events). This book blew me away! You can read what I wrote about it in January of this year in a post titled Questioning Religion.

The 52nd Week: My Year-End Rituals

I love the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. It has always stood out from the other 51 weeks in a year like a peaceful Zen garden, a special oasis where I attend to soul needs that require annual closure.

The Hidden Meaning of Christmas

Imagine our surprise when, on our recent trip to Indochina, our group of travelers arrived in Saigon to find it decorated for Christmas! Windows of one major department store were topped with thick mounds of carved styrofoam snow. Our hotel lobby held a giant blue Christmas tree and a life-sized Santa Claus who swiveled his hips while he sang “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”

Here Comes Trickster!

“Since psyche and matter are contained in one and the same world, and moreover are in continuous contact with one another and ultimately rest on

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