The Journey of Breast Cancer: How Myth and Archetypes Support Healing in Contemporary Times

In honor of those that have taught me the depth of this journey!

what matters most

I was recently walking on the beach and chose a route that took me to a seemingly solid sand bar. But when I arrived, I realized that when I stood there the waves were lapping around my ankles and I was sinking! The waves were helping the sand to dissolve underneath me, leaving me suddenly gasping and darting as fast as I could for solid ground.

When a woman hangs up the receiver from a phone call, or is sitting face to face with her medical doctor who conveys her worst fear–a breast cancer diagnosis–her life is no longer on solid ground. When each woman waits for this news, she begins a journey that will take her through a descent and ascent that is deeply personal and life changing.

Our ancestors as well as our cultural icons have lessons for us. Each of us remembers a favorite fairy tale, a…

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8 comments on “The Journey of Breast Cancer: How Myth and Archetypes Support Healing in Contemporary Times

  1. 50djohnson says:

    I have nominated you for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award! If you have already been nominated no need to follow the rules!


    • Wow, thank you…how do I proceed? That is really touching! No I have not already been nominated…so point me towards the rules. Blessings, Lizbeth

    • 50djohnson says:

      I just want you to know, you were the first person to comment and be so very encouraging when I first started blogging last August. You told me you had much the same background and that you hoped I wrote to healing.Well,I have.I do hope you’ll come and read a few of the latest. Thanks again for following me and encouragingme.

      • thank you so much for this honor….as you see I have been lazy with my writing and working to form a new format for my business venture….so I just want to thank you sooooo much and encourage you to write until you drop and heal every part of you….So proud to be an inspiration!!!! I’m beginning a new venture of offering ‘soulful mentoring’ through my new brand (not yet up and running) Next Threshold Consulting…..I’ll let you know and many blessing to you!

  2. Wow, I had no idea! That is the magic of this blogging. That was originally a key note speech that I wrote into an article! So glad it assisted you in your healing!

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