Posts tagged Half the Sky
Are Female Leaders Better for the World's Women?

Let's face it. We've been living in a very linear, masculine-oriented way of seeing and acting in the world. The masculine tends to be about accomplishment -- getting from point A to point B, with economic values as the bottom line. The feminine tends to be more holistic in view, more inclusive and compassionate -- looking at the greater good for all -- with human values as the bottom line. "Without a connection to the feminine principle, the inner landscape of the soul becomes a wasteland," says Jean Shinoba Bolen, M.D., Jungian analyst and internationally known speaker and author.

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How We Can Stop the Oppression of Women and Girls

Until we get this disrespect and dishonoring of women and girls straightened out, we are going to have a long way to go to create world peace. I believe it is this abuse of the feminine that holds us back. Without taking responsibility for abusing the Divine Feminine, we are killing ourselves internally and externally. Look at what’s happening to Mother Earth, for example. She is being raped just as the women and girls are around the world. We keep taking from her, expecting her always to give back, but soon she will not. Her anger and hatred will be so strong, that we will destroy ourselves.

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Women and Philanthropy

Here’s a myth for you: men donate more money to charity than women. Perhaps this myth stays alive because most people don’t think of women as high-activity donors. But that’s not true. Certainly women give of their time and skills to help worthy causes, but now they are bringing money too.

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