When I was in graduate school I had the great good fortune to study with Shiloh Sophia, renowned visionary artist and founder of Intentional Creativity®. Shiloh’s classes were my introduction to painting the feminine essence, art as a sacred practice and the world of Intentional Creativity.
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I didn’t set out to paint her … she wasn’t on my mind at all when I began this painting. However I had intended to connect with some ancestral wisdom regarding a story I’m writing set in my birthplace of Jamaica.
I’ve been thinking about how the human condition can be brutal. It feels to me as if there are four big archetypes playing out on a grand scale for many people individually and collectively. I call them the Big Four: Victim, Tyrant, Rebel, Savior.
13 years ago today I moved to the United States and began a new life. I feel an inner awareness now of a new cycle opening, another turn taking place…
This is the 3rd installment in a 3 part series. Go to Part 1 here and go to Part 2
(Part 2 of a 3 part series on Sacred Texts in Women’s Spirituality: The Work of Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés