In The Sacred Vagina, I frame my spiritual journey in the terminology of Jungian psychology, along with the engaging images, profound ideas, and life-giving symbols of the Christian myth. I open myself to being radically transformed by the unconscious—by my soul and the Self. Within the fertile womb of my soul, I discover some of the “fruits of the feminine.” I realize my experience has been an inward journey toward the Self, a process of self-realization—indeed “the birth of God in the soul.” Ultimately, I arrive on the shore of the Infinite Mystery.
I am a graduate of Union Theological Seminary in New York City, where I was introduced to the psychology of Carl Jung. After seminary, I received my MA degree from the California Family Study Center and later my PhD from the University of Southern California in marriage and family counseling. I practiced for forty years before retiring. My lifelong quest has been to be receptive to the possibility of internal, psycho-spiritual transformation.