Author Archives: Ceejae

Greek Mythology Offers Important Perspectives on the Nature of Humanity and Refutes Biblical Creation Stories

Thoughts inspired by Goddesses in Everywoman by Jean Shinoda Bolen. Goddesses in Everywoman doesn’t challenge anyone’s belief in God and it isn’t suggesting that women are literally goddesses, but when I read it for the second time, I realized that understanding the concepts Shinoda Bolen shares in the book, which focuses on understanding some of… Continue Reading

How Much Are You Willing to Endure?

New perspectives inspired by Claude Steiner’s book, Scripts People Live I think most of us think we understand oppression. We know it includes a lot of heavy-handed brutality. We’re aware of the fact that a lot of media outlets and religious organizations oppress opposing viewpoints, and we also know that people from certain social groups are… Continue Reading

Profound Expression of Love Received through the Symbol of the Red Rose and the Voice of Gomer

On Friday April 15 I shared a post about red roses on social media. I had also started an online course offered by The Center for Jungian Studies called “The Seeker’s Guide to Wholeness” after a friend saw it and tagged me on Facebook to tell me about it.* I saw the first two appearances of roses at… Continue Reading

Misogyny – Book Review

The word misogyny is difficult to remember and hard to spell, and after reading Misogyny by Jack Holland and fortuitously finding the book, Feminism: The Ugly Truth by Mike Buchanan, I realized the word misogyny is no longer effective. I don’t remember when I first heard the word misogyny, but I didn’t think it concerned… Continue Reading

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay – Book Review

While I imagine most people who read Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay are looking for help with their marriages, understanding concepts like “off-the-table-itis,” “your needs are making me sick,” and “you say ‘tomayto,’ I say ‘tomahto’” have also been helpful to me in other relationships. Almost every day I see posts about… Continue Reading

Books Everyone Should Read to Know Thyself & Others – Booklist

A list of the books that are being shared in the Facebook group, Books Everyone Should Read to Know Thyself & Others. For members: Since it can take a while to read a book, please feel free to repost the book when you have finished it so you can add your thoughts. Also, please make sure… Continue Reading

Books Everyone Should Read to Know Thyself & Others – Facebook Group

Some people don’t have any use for the ancient advice, “know thyself.” They see it as self-evident and wonder how anyone could not know who they are, but something about the phrase brought you here and I’m glad it did! It’s an idea that’s lingered around the peripheries of my life for a long time… Continue Reading


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