Author Archives: Dr. Connie Zweig

About Dr. Connie Zweig

Connie Zweig, Ph. D., a retired therapist, is co-author of Meeting the Shadow and Romancing the Shadow and author of Meeting the Shadow of Spirituality. She is a Certified Sage-ing Leader and is now writing THE INNER WORK OF AGE. She is blogging excerpts at Medium.com/@conniezweig. You can connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Dr.ConnieZweig/ Or get book updates by request from conniezweig@gmail.com.

The Holy Longing for a Holy War

In this time of religious division, it’s our longing for union with god or the spirit that unites us. This feeling for the divine, this yearning for more than the material world, is deeper than religious beliefs and creeds, which … Continue reading

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The Third Body: The soul of the relationship

During dating and romance, two individuals meet and a chemical reaction occurs, in which their missing parts overlap and their internal characters begin to shadow-box with one another. Fairly quickly, the persona of the couple develops. Jungian analyst Murray Stein … Continue reading

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The Longing for God: The Hidden Object of Desire

When you imagine God, what do you see? A stern, bearded male perched on a throne with angels circling his head? A beatific madonna seated with an innocent child at her breast? A black, four-armed Goddess dancing on a corpse? … Continue reading

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Shadow-work at Work: Searching for Soul on the Job

A first job is a rite of passage that carries weighty meaning: a separation from the family, a step toward independence, a nascent hope for a creative, successful life. We carry our ideals, perhaps our naivete, into the workplace like … Continue reading

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Shadow Boxing: Wrestling with Romantic Partners

(excerpt from Romancing The Shadow) In a famous Greek myth of romance, Eros insists that Psyche make love to him in the dark. Like Eros, many of us want to remain hidden when our passions loosen the reins of the … Continue reading

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