To be able to make choices based upon soul, heart, and archetype gives us a passion for life and a life that is personally meaningful. ~Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman by Jean Shinoda Bolen
"I am proposing that it is time to reclaim and redefine "crone" from the word pile of disparaging names to call older women, and to make becoming a "crone" a crowning inner achievement of the third phase of life.
"Knowing that each person has his or her own fate and destiny, particular lessons to learn, and personal myth to live out, and that we cannot control or even know the full potential of what lies ahead, I've come to the conclusion that in such circumstances, "Speak Your Truth and Pray" for the best outcome is the very best we can do." ~Crones Don't Whine by Jean Shinoda Bolen
"Crones don't whine is a fundamental characterizations. It's a basic "rule" that describes conduct unbecoming a crone. Whining is an attitude that blocks spiritual and psychological development. Whining makes genuine communication impossible and extorts what then cannot be freely given. This is Jean Shinoda Bolen’s Weekly Quote emailed to subscribers on June 16. To subscribe to this free service visit http://mad.ly/signups/113306/join