“My role as a feminist is not to compete with men in their world — that’s too easy, and ultimately unproductive. My job is to live fully as a woman, enjoying the whole of myself and my place in the universe.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time.

What does it mean to live fully as a woman? While there are as many answers as there are women, I do think there are some common characteristics to living fully as a woman. Maureen Murdock, author and family therapist, agrees. In her seminal book, The Heroine’s Journey, Murdock outlines the qualities needed to achieve wholeness. She says…

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