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1. an adult female human being
2. women collectively; womankind


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Women generally represent intuition, creativity, nurturing, and love. At times they can also represent the negative attributes which are given to women and include physical and emotional weakness, gossip, martyrdom, passivity, moodiness, temptation, and guilt. The content of the dream is to be considered, as well as the emotional tone. If the dream is sexual in nature, look up sex. If the woman in your dream was a stranger and you are a man, she could be symbolic of your feminine side or your attitude about women. If you are a woman, this stranger may be symbolic of different parts of your character or personality. Carl Jung believed that the unknown woman in a man’s dream is the anima. It is the “personification of the animated psychic atmosphere; the autonomous activity of the unconscious.” Thus, when you meet an unknown woman in your dreams, pay close attention to what she is saying and doing. It is Carl Jung who suggested that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force or current inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well we have balance and experience awareness that leads to peace and productivity.
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Too often most of the responsibility falls on the woman for making change when children come into the marriage," says YFN member Laura Singer of Chicago, a 34-year-old stay-at-home mother of two.
Finally, Crenne not only defends but praises woman through her discussion and portrayal of female exemplarity in the realm of ethics and morals.
But there are serious implications here as well: before the time of Hillel and Jesus, women, like lepers, were relegated to the outer courts of the Temple, and women received social status only through their relationship to males- usually their fathers or husbands; for a woman to be known through her son-in-law is so extreme as to suggest that Mark is making a special point of her social anonymity.
In each case, the woman had to consider the harmful effects that her actions might have on her good reputation and the honor of her family.
Examples included Norman Letsinger's 1973 dissertation at Southern Seminary titled "The Women's Liberation Movement: Implications for Southern Baptists"; Evelyn and Frank Stagg's 1978 Westminster Press book Woman in the Worm of Jesus; Leon McBeth's 1979 Broadman Press work Women in Baptist Life; Harold Nichols's 1984 Judson Press book The Work of the Deacon and Deaconess; and a key article on women deacons by Glenn Hinson that appeared in The Deacon magazine and in several Baptist state newspapers in 1972 and 1973.
In another contract, a woman with a Latin name, Lucia Dono, and her mother, who was a Greek religious woman (calogrea) named Phymia Sapsudena, arrange for Lucia's daughter, Frangula, to learn the skill of shoemaker from Phylipa Serigo.
There is some question whether a woman has to take hormones starting at age 50 to prevent these fractures.
I do not believe that God told the historians what they say he did about women, for all the religions on the face of the earth degrade her, and so long as woman accepts the position that they assign her, her emancipation is impossible.
And yet, notice that this unnamed mulatto does not speak for herself; it is another (white) woman who feels compelled to describe this black woman's bodily pain.
If a middle-aged woman is having chest pain, one doesn't think of a heart attack.
As Lynn Imergoot, the assistant athletic director at Washington University, sees it, a woman applying for the position of athletic director is at an immediate disadvantage, "because she won't ever be able to smoke cigars with the football glad-hands.
Written for any development officer or woman looking to be more effective in her philanthropy and volunteer leadership, this issue explores how womens philanthropy has shaped the world.