Introduction. Part 1 - Facing the death mother. 1 Facing the death mother: remembrance of things lost. 2 Where love begins. 3 Turning points. Part 2 - A healing path. 4 From paralysis to full vitality/the myth of Medusa. 5 Power, reality, the feminine and projections. 6 The reality of Medusa's myth. Part 3 - Burning clean. 7 Women turned to stone--confronting fear. 8 Men turned to stone--confronting shame. 9 Mirroring the death mother up close. Part 4 - The freedom to come home. 10 A map for the journey. 11 Finding our voice. 12 Changing our fate
'...a powerfully moving book that goes beyond gender roles into the soul of the archetypal feminine, exploring how it has been damaged and traumatized, and finding out how this condition affects all of us. The authors create an inspirational guide for healing, revitalizing, loving and nurturing the archetypal feminine as we strengthen and rekindle our own voices and transform our fate.'