The Late Bloomer: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype (Dangerous Old Woman)

4.63 avg rating
( 73 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781604076622: The Late Bloomer: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype (Dangerous Old Woman)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Volume Four of the Dangerous Old Woman Series with Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

"What makes talent bloom? Ask what makes a tree blossom. They are the same. It is not unfathomable. It only takes concentration. Concentration of energies is what makes a tree flower. Not bigger, not faster, not taking up more space. Rather, less space. Density. Pressure in hard places. Often, in the dark. Relentlessly. Freely. For as long as it takes. Hold faith, a gestation can go long and for good reason, and nothing much shows above ground. But then, one day..." ―Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD

Are you waiting for New Life, for your talents to bloom? With The Late Bloomer, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés presents volume four of her masterwork on the Wise Woman archetype, bringing you six sessions of original tales, stories from her ethnic families, poems, blessings, and psychological commentary exploring the cycles of "burgeoning, blooming New Life."

The Ultimate Blooming Takes Time
Although we are each created with countless gifts to share in this lifetime, no one is born in full development, begins Dr. Estés. The Late Bloomer―the one at the verge of tipping forward into her creative powers―speaks to all of us who sense within "great talent untapped ... touchingly wondrous yet wounded or held back by fate in some way." Meet the wise old woman in the form of The Late Bloomer in her many guises, as she beckons us to ignite the creative fire of the interior life, to burst into bloom time and again.

Step Forward into Your True Shape
Dr. Estés asks, "What is your reason for being here on earth? What are the promises you made to Creator before you came? That is your original shape―the holy shape of how you are meant to go in life, regardless of all crosswinds." The old woman as the wise Late Bloomer calls us to "step forward into our true shapes, and to step onto the open road and blue sky... where we can be born into New Life again."

Stories, Poems, and Blessings Include

  • The High Tea
  • The Emperor's New Clothes
  • The Maker of Pencils
  • How To Animate The Life-Force
  • La Danzanta-An Old Woman's Rules for Ever-Renewing Creative Jing
  • The Fisherman's Wife
  • The Woman Who Was Eaten by Her Relatives
  • As a Woman Learns to Be Queen of Herself
  • Words for Walking Back to the Strong House
  • The Child in the Ice
  • The Dream of Chac Ma
  • The Dress
  • The Hair-Curler Lady
  • The Ritual of Marzana
  • The Rose Tree Warrior
  • The Smoke Tree Story

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD, is an internationally recognized scholar, award-winning poet, diplomate senior Jungian psychoanalyst, and cantadora (keeper of the old stories in the Latina tradition). In addition to her international bestseller Women Who Run With the Wolves, Dr. Estés is a managing editor and columnist writing on politics, spirituality, and culture at the newsblog TheModerateVoice.com, and she is a columnist at The National Catholic Reporter online.

Review:

" "

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Clarissa Pinkola Estés Ph.D.
Published by Sounds True (2012)
ISBN 10: 1604076623 ISBN 13: 9781604076622
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Sounds True, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1604076623

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 75.94
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Estés Ph.D., Clarissa Pinkola
Published by Sounds True (2012)
ISBN 10: 1604076623 ISBN 13: 9781604076622
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Sounds True, 2012. Audio CD. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111604076623

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 107.47
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Estés, Clarissa Pinkola
Published by Sounds True (2012)
ISBN 10: 1604076623 ISBN 13: 9781604076622
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Sounds True, 2012. Compact Disc. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 6 pages. 7.00x7.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk1604076623

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 149.70
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.79
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Clarissa Pinkola Estàs Ph.D.
Published by Sounds True (2012)
ISBN 10: 1604076623 ISBN 13: 9781604076622
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Sounds True, 2012. Audio CD. Condition: New. Unabridged. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1604076623n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 187.40
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds