Creatrix Rising: Unlocking the Power of Midlife Women

Creatrix Rising: Unlocking the Power of Midlife Women

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Ever since Eve was banned from the garden, women have endured the oftentimes painful and inaccurate definitions foisted upon them by the patriarchy. Maiden, mother, and crone, representing the three stages assigned to a woman's life cycle, have been the limiting categories of both ancient and modern (neo-pagan) mythology. And one label in particular rankles: crone. The word conjures a wizened hag--useless for the most part, marginalized by appearance and ability.

None of us has ever truly fit the old-crone image, and for today's midlife women, a new archetype is being birthed: the creatrix.

In Creatrix Rising, Stephanie Raffelock lays out--through personal stories and essays--the highlights of the past fifty years, in which women have gone from a quiet strength to a resounding voice. She invites us along on her own transformational journey by providing probing questions for reflection so that we can flesh out and bring to life this new archetype within ourselves. If what the Dalai Lama has predicted--that women will save the world--proves true, then the creatrix will for certain be out front, leading the pack.

Author: Stephanie Raffelock
Publisher: She Writes Press
Published: 08/24/2021
Pages: 176
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.20w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9781647423186