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Affirmations for the Everyday Goddess Spiritual Guidebook and 22 Wisdom Cards for Contemplation and Prayer (Box set) - Pamela Wells 2009
Amazon Synopsis: The Affirmations for Everyday Goddess Spiritual Guidebook and 22 Wisdom Cards for Contemplation and Prayer deck set is a valuable tool for inner guidance or powerful tarot-style readings for personal and spiritual growth. Whether you are a spiritual seeker, tarot practitioner or woman of any age you will find more clarity about your highest potential to create a more meaningful and joyful life. This set will help you translate mystical guidance into everyday practical terms that can be used to improve the quality of your life. Wide-ranging quotations from many spiritual and religious traditions demonstrate the universal power and relevance of using the Affirmations as a tool for inner guidance.
Beautiful boxed set includes 23 oversized, custom fine art cards by author and artist Pamela Wells, 120-page Spiritual Guidebook and a Wisdom Prayer Guide card. Simplify and focus your inquiry by using the 22 most powerful archetypal cards in the tarot for any combination of insights. By using the Wisdom Cards to guide you and direct your focus you will be able to learn new ways of perceiving life's challenges, heal your overdependence of other's opinions, take more personal responsibility and give yourself permission to grow and change. Throughout the Spiritual Guidebook you will find many names for God: the Divine, Eternal Self and so on. God is the primary name used in Western cultures and so for editorial consistency will primarily be used here. Please feel free to substitute the name of God which you most resonate.
Asteroid Goddesses: The Mythology, Psychology, and Astrology of the Re-Emerging Feminine - Demetra George 2003
Amazon Synopsis: This book shows how the discovery of the asteroids Ceres, Pallas Athena, Juno, and Vesta coincided with the shift of a woman. The creating, supporting, nurturing aspect held by the goddess Ceres, the universal mother, brings us to how we feel nurtured and how we function with our roles of mother-child. She embodies the principle of unconditional love. Pallas Athena is our Warrior Goddess, a woman in a man's world, carrying the principle of creative intelligence.
Vesta, our goddess of Focus and Commitment, is our High Priestess. Juno, the Queen of Heaven and Divine Consort, is our capacity for meaningful relationships. Understanding the themes that each goddess holds enriches our understanding of that function and expression in our lives.
Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation– Mary Daly 1993
Amazon Description: 'Certainly one of the most promising theological statements of our time.' --The Christian Century
'Not for the timid, this brilliant book calls for nothing short of the overthrow of patriarchy itself.' --The Village Voice
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine - Sue Monk Kidd 1996
Goodreads Synopsis: The acclaimed spiritual memoir from the author of "The Secret Life of Bees" "I was amazed to find that I had no idea how to unfold my spiritual life in a feminine way. I was surprised and, in fact, a little terrified when I found myself in the middle of a feminist spiritual reawakening."
Sue Monk was a "conventionally religious, churchgoing woman, a traditional wife and mother" with a thriving career as a Christian writer until she began to question her role as a woman in her culture, her family, and her church. From a jarring encounter with sexism in a suburban drugstore to monastery retreats and rituals in the caves of Crete, Kidd takes readers through the fear, anger, healing, and transformation of her awakening. Retaining a meaningful connection "with the deep song of Christianity," she opens the door for traditional Christian women to discover a spirituality that speaks directly to them and provides inspiring wisdom for all who struggle to embrace their full humanity.
Descent to the Goddess: A Way of Initiation for Women - Sylvia Brinton Perera
Book Review: Descent to the Goddess is a highly original and provocative book about women's freedom and the need for an inner, female authority in a masculine-oriented society. Combining ancient texts and modern dreams, Sylvia Perera presents a way of feminine initiation. As Inanna-Ishtar (Sumerian Goddess of Heaven and Earth) journeys into the underworld to Ershkigal, her dark "sister". and returns. So modern women must descend from their old role-determined behavior into the depths of their instinct and image patterns. to find anew the Great Goddess and restore her values to modern culture.
Male readers will also be interested in Descent to the Goddess, both for its revelations of women's essential nature and for its implications in terms of their own inner journey. Descent to the Goddess is a highly recommended addition to Goddess Worship reference collections, metaphysical studies reading lists, and an impressive contribution to feminine psychology reading lists. -- Midwest Book Review
The Divine Feminine Fire: Creativity and Your Yearning to Express Your Self - Teri Degler 2009
Amazon Synopsis: "Embodying the Divine Feminine is crucially important for our times. This excellent book shows you can accomplish this by getting to know your body, bringing your body and your dreams together, and uniting body and soul."
Marion Woodman, Jungian analyst, author of Dancing in the Flames: The Dark Goddess in the Transformation of Consciousness and Bone.
"By exploring the lives of saints and the modern day mystics who are our neighbors, our sisters, ourselves...this book stirs the imagination, stimulates our thinking, and takes us deeper into the mystery."
Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation and What We Ache for: Creativity and the Unfolding of Your Soul.
"Teri Degler offers us a feast of wisdom. Her deep knowledge of yoga and of Shakti, Sophia, and Shekinah is presented in an amazingly clear and comprehensible way-and the creativity exercises are wonderful. She dives into the recesses of once hidden knowledge to show how Divine Love and Divine Wisdom are our constant guides."
Dorothy Walters, Ph.D., author of Unmasking the Rose: A Record of Kundalini Initiation and Marrow of Flame: Poems of the Spiritual Journey.
Divine Feminine in Bibical Wisdom Literature: Selections Annotated & Explained - Rami M. Shapiro 2005
Amazon Synopsis: The first of God's creations and God's endless delight, Wisdom (also known as Chochma and Sophia) is the Mother of all life, the guide to right living--She is God manifest in the world you encounter moment to moment. Her teachings, embedded in the Holy Scriptures of Jews and Christians, are passionate, powerful calls to live in harmony, love with integrity and act joyously.
Through the Hebrew books of Psalms, Proverbs, Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes and Job, and the Wisdom literature books of Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon, the Divine Feminine speaks to you directly, and Her only desire is to teach you to become wise. Rami Shapiro's contemporary translations and powerful commentaries clarify who Wisdom is, what She teaches, and how Her words can help you live justly, wisely and with compassion. This is not a book about Wisdom but the voice of Wisdom Herself, liberating, uplifting and compelling.
Now you can experience the Divine Feminine and understand Her teachings with no previous knowledge of Wisdom literature. This SkyLight Illuminations edition presents insightful commentary that explains Sophia's way of wisdom and illustrates the countless opportunities to experience Her creative energy through which God fashions all things.
The Divine Feminine: Recovering the Feminine Face of God around the World - Andrew Harvey & Anne Baring 1996
Amazon Synopsis: A collection of readings is drawn from a wide range of religious traditions--including Greek, Egyptian, Judaic, Islamic, Christian, Taoist, Buddhist, and others--and explores the feminine image of the divine.
The Divine Feminine: The Biblical Imagery of God As Female - Virginia Ramey Mollenkott 1984
Exploring the Feminine Face of God: A Prayerful Journey - Bridget M. Meehan and Marie C. Fadden 1991
Amazon Synopsis: Exploring the Feminine Face of God presents feminine images of God from the Bible, Christian tradition and contemporary authors.
The Feminine Face of God: The Unfolding of the Sacred in Women - Sherry Ruth Anderson and Patricia Hopkins1992
Amazon Synopsis: The eagerly anticipated paperback edition of a pioneering look at women's spirituality that has helped thousands of women redefine traditional beliefs and rediscover their own unique spiritual heritage. Drawn from workshops and interviews conducted across the country, 100 women--including Maya Angelou and Marion Woodman--share stories of their spiritual awakenings. Serial rights to New Age Journal.
Goddesses & Angels - Doreen Virtue 2006
Amazon Synopsis: It’s true—you can spiritually heal; instantly manifest your heart’s desires; and commune with angels, goddesses, fairies, and ascended masters! In this true spiritual adventure story and reference book, Doreen Virtue writes about the enlightened beings who can unlock the magical gifts within you.
In Part I, you’ll travel with Doreen through a Sedona sweat lodge, the Polynesian island of Moorea, a goddess temple at the Isle of Avalon, and other exotic locations. You’ll read the powerful messages she received from Mother Mary while visiting Lourdes, and you’ll peek over Doreen’s shoulder as she gives psychic readings and receives information about Lemuria, merpeople, and the new Rainbow Children.
Part II alphabetically lists and describes the attributes of goddesses and angels in an easy-to-use guide that will help you awaken your innate spiritual abilities.
Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards - Doreen Virtue 2004
Amazon Description: The goddesses are angelic, powerful, loving beings who want to help you with every part of your life. In this set of 44 oracle cards by Doreen Virtue, the bestselling author of the Healing with the Angels and Magical Mermaids and Dolphins Oracle Cards, you'll learn who the different cross-cultural goddesses are and how they can help you. Each card gives you a specific message about how you can improve your life, health, relationships, finances, career, and spiritual path. The gorgeous artwork on each card depicts Kuan Yin, Lakshmi, Bridget, Isis, Athena, and other goddesses from Celtic, Mayan, Egyptian, Greek, Tibetan, Buddhist, and other traditions.
The accompanying guidebook helps you give accurate readings for yourself, your loved ones, and your clients. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, you’ll find that working with the goddesses brings Divine magic into your life. The Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards work well with Doreen’s other oracle cards, or as a solo card deck to give readings, to familiarize yourself with the amazing goddesses, and to empower your own inner goddess.
The Goddess Guide: Exploring the Attributes and Correspondences of the Divine Feminine - Priestess Brandi Auset 2009
Amazon Synopsis: Introducing the most complete cross-reference ever for the universal worship of the Divine Feminine. The Goddess Guide is indispensable for anyone who's ever wondered which Goddess to invoke for a particular ritual, blessing, prayer, or meditation.
Easy to use and comprehensive, this essential book provides instant, at-a-glance info on more than 400 goddesses from diverse cultures, belief systems, and traditions around the world. All goddesses are clearly organized according to:
Names • Attributes • Colors
The Four Elements • The Sabbats • Geographical Regions
Feminine Aspects (Maiden, Mother, and Crone)
Whether you are a beginner or a long-standing practitioner who seeks a deeper connection with Goddess energy in your life, this guide to the Divine Feminine deserves a special place on your bookshelf.
Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century: From Kabbalah to Quantum Physics - Judith Laura 2008
Amazon Synopsis: Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century presents new ways of deepening the mystical connection with the divine embodied as female. Judith Laura begins by reviewing concepts common to various forms of Goddess spirituality. She then moves into uncharted territory by re-envisioning the metaphysical basis underlying much of Western mysticism.
This is the first book to look at both Jewish Kabbalah and Western Esoteric Qabalah from the point of view of Goddess concepts, and to offer a more gender-balanced, female-affirming re-visioning of the central kabbalistic symbol, the Tree of Life. The book also encourages the incorporation of contemporary science, such as quantum physics, into the symbolism and practice of Goddess spirituality. Though tackling complex subjects, the author offers her explanations in an approach that is easy to understand without being simplistic.
The book also includes rituals and guided meditations to help put these ground-breaking theories into spiritual practice.
The Great Cosmic Mother – Monica Sjöö & Barbara Mor 1987
Amazon Synopsis: This classic exploration of the Goddess through time and throughout the world draws on religious, cultural, and archaeological sources to recreate the Goddess religion that is humanity's heritage. Now, with a new introduction and full-colour artwork.
The Great Mother - Erich Neumann
Amazon Synopsis: Neumann examines how the Feminine has been experienced and expressed in many cultures from prehistory to our own time. Appearing as goddess and demon, gate and pillar, garden and tree, hovering sky and containing vessel, the Feminine is seen as an essential factor in the dialectical relation of individual consciousness, symbolized by the child, to the ungraspable matrix, symbolized by the Great Mother.
The Holy Book of Women's Mysteries - Zsuzsanna Emese Budapest 2007
Amazon Synopsis: A women's spirituality classic now back in print! The Holy Book of Women's Mysteries is essential for Pagans, feminists, and women seeking to learn more about the spiritual path as it relates to the feminine and the Goddess aspects of witchcraft and Wicca. This book is not about reinstating a matriarchy or tearing down patriarchy; it is about women's spirituality and its relationship with politics and lifestyle. Z. Budapest is one of the founding mothers of modern women's witchcraft, beginning with the establishment of Susan B. Anthony Coven in Los Angeles in 1971. She catapulted herself into the media spotlight when she was tried as a witch and found guilty in 1975 after being arrested on Venice Beach for reading tarot cards. She fought the charges and, after a nine year battle, won the right for every tarot reader to do so legally.
The Holy Book of Women's Mysteries is a seminal text that contains invaluable information on Dianic witchcraft and spells, including everyday magick, sabbat rituals, and divination methods; a section on how vegetarian theories and politics relate to witchcraft and the feminine aspect; and a good deal of information on goddesses and how the patriarchal religions distorted old myths to serve their own needs. There are several unique and beautiful Rites of Passage for women and men that you don't often find, and Budapest's personal life stories are an equally valuable read, from her escape across the mountains from Communist Hungary to her fight for women's religious freedom upon moving to America. * This reprint features a new introduction by Z. Budapest, in addition to essays by luminaries such as Starhawk and Merlin Stone.
In All Her Names: Explorations of the Feminine in Divinity - Joseph Campbell and Charles Muses 1991
Amazon Synopsis: A quartet of harmonizing viewpoints on the value of the feminine in religion and society. Originally conceived by Charles Muscs and Joseph Campbell, this book consists of essays by the editors as well as Marija Gimbutas and eco-activist Riane Eisler.
Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer - Diane Wolkstein & Samuel Noah Kramer 1983
Amazon Synopsis: A fresh retelling of the ancient texts about Ishtar, the world's first goddess. Illustrated with visual artifacts of the period. "A great masterpiece of universal literature."--Mircea Eliade
Is It Okay to Call God "Mother"?: Considering the Feminine Face of God - Paul R. Smith 1993
Amazon Synopsis: "This book is a tour de force. It is simply magnificent--witty, scholarly, profoundly persuasive, blunt, prophetic, and convicting this slow-to-believe disciple all over the place."--Brennan Manning, author of The Ragamuffin Gospel
"I'm not sure what to make of it all, but Paul Smith gives the best arguments I have ever come across for calling God Mother. For anyone struggling with how far we should go in using inclusive language, this is 'must' reading."--Tony Campolo, Eastern College
"With tender power and wit, Paul Smith challenges the church to biblical fidelity and justice in its worship language. How encouraging it is to hear an evangelical male voice affirm the necessity of feminine images of God! This outstanding book so clearly and convincingly demonstrates the biblical imperative for inclusive God-language that the Christian community can no longer ignore it."--Jann Aldredge-Clanton, PhD, chaplain, Baylor University Medical Center; author of God and Gender and God: A Word for Girls and Boys
"In the often difficult debate over language and God, this is a thoughtful and productive contribution to this important and complex subject."--Roberta Hestenes, president, Eastern College, St. Davids, Pennsylvania
Kuan Yin: Accessing the Power of the Divine Feminine - Daniela Schenker 2007
Book Jacket: People call on Kuan Yin for many reasons-to keep them safe while traveling, to bless them with children, or to help them through a trying time. I have heard tales of people who were cured of serious diseases after seeking her blessings. This compassionate goddess has many manifestations, as you will soon discover. Because of this, there are myriad ways in which we can invite her into our lives, and many dimensions to our experiences of her.
Let Your Goddess Grow! 7 Spiritual Lessons on Female Power and Positive Thinking - Charlene M. Proctor PhD 2005
Amazon Synopsis: In this book of women's wisdom, Charlene M. Proctor, PhD teaches you how to replace old, negative thought patterns with powerful ideas. Through seven spiritual lessons, you'll manifest more success while deepening your relationship with spirit. Let Your Goddess Grow! gently leads you to the concept of the divine feminine and explains why both men and women need more of Her.
Discover yourself and experience greater independence and spiritual growth! Begin your own transformation so you can lead a life filled with authenticity. This book will gracefully show you how to harness your own power to create a positive and powerful life.
The Madonna Code: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine Unveiled - Karen McGregor 2010
Amazon Synopsis: Open Your Heart to the Greatest Love You've Ever Known... The Madonna Code invites you to enter a state in which love flourishes without fear of loss or rejection. As a result of a three-year journey through the disintegration of her marriage, loss of her business partners and family illness, Karen McGregor gained profound insights, wisdom and life changing tools. She discovered the radiant power and purity of an open heart. In The Madonna Code, she guides you through tools and processes to unveil the Code and open to your deepest purpose and highest calling so you can:
Mary Magdalene and the Divine Feminine: Jesus' Lost Teachings on Woman - Elizabeth Clare Prophet 2005
Amazon Synopsis: Elizabeth Clare Prophet examines controversial questions being asked today: What was Jesus' relationship with Mary Magdalene? Who is the Divine Mother? Is God only male? Mary Magdalene and the Divine Feminine explores the archetypal role of the Divine Feminine in Eastern and Western spirituality and helps to clarify the position of Mary Magdalene. Early Church leaders denied Jesus' message on reverence for Woman and on the inner feminine potential of both man and woman. As a result, his teaching was lost for 2,000 years and only recently rediscovered in ancient texts. Includes 55 black and white illustrations, 2 maps and 12 questions for discussion.
Mary, Queen of Angels - Doreen Virtue 2012
Amazon Synopsis: Mary, Queen of Angels is a nondenominational book that follows in the successful vein of two of Doreen Virtue’s previous works, The Healing Miracles of Archangel Raphael and The Miracles of Archangel Michael. Within these pages, Doreen brings forth a collection of true stories from people who have experienced dramatic healings by, and visitations from, Mary. Doreen ties these stories together by category—with comments and narrative for those who wish to deepen their own connection to Mary and the angels.
Mary, Queen of Angels is for people of all faiths and beliefs. It is filled with prayers for various life situations, fascinating discussions about the history of Mary, and details about geographic locations where there have been sightings of her.
Mary, Queen of Angels Cards - Doreen Virtue 2012
Amazon Description: Mother Mary is beloved for the purity of her compassion, nurturing, and protection. She cares deeply about each of us, and gives us tender motherly advice about every part of life. This 44-card deck by Doreen Virtue is a beautiful, safe, and respectful way to connect with Mother Mary's loving wisdom. The accompanying nondenominational guidebook gives you step-by-step instructions on how to receive accurate and trustworthy messages for yourself and others. It explains the general meaning of each card and provides specific details that can illuminate the answers you're seeking.
The Mother: Archetypal Image in Fairytales - Sibylle Birkhauser-Oeri 1988
Synopsis: a book about the positive and negative maternal images in well-known fairy tales.
– Sylvia Browne 2004
Book Jacket: Sylvia Browne, in her own indomitable style, again defies convention in this uniquely informative compilation of diligently researched facts and personal accounts about the premise of a female divinity-namely, the Mother God (also known as the feminine principle).
Spanning time from the earliest beginnings of humankind, when the time of the 'Goddess' was at its peak, to the current era, with its myriad beliefs and religions, Sylvia takes us on a journey of discovery, where she discusses the suppression of the 'Mother Goddess' by the male-dominated politics of modern-day religious dogma.
Using a combination of historical data and poignant and heartwarming stories revealing the power and miracles attributed to the Mother God, Sylvia leads us from the question of 'Does She exist?' to the logical, fact-based conclusion that She does . . . and then shows us how to call upon Her to help us in our everyday lives.
Motherpeace: A Way to the Goddess through Myth, Art, and Tarot – Vicki Noble 1994
Amazon Synopsis: For over a decade, Motherpeace has been an inspiration and oracle for women all over the world. Motherpeace recovers the positive, nurturing peace-oriented values of prepatriarchal times, and brilliantly combines art, history, mythology, folklore, philosophy, and comparative religion with an informed spiritual and feminist perspective.
Vicki Noble challenges us to celebrate our ancient peaceful heritage and to reclaim our right as a people to a life without war. The book is a vision of hope and transformation, made even more powerful by the vibrant pictorial images of the seventy-eight Motherpeace tarot cards.
Motherpeace shows how traditional myths and symbols can provide ideas and images for understanding the meaning and power of the Goddess for women and men today.
Mysteries of the Dark Moon: The Healing Power of the Dark Goddess - Demetra George 1992
Amazon Synopsis: Exploring the mystery, wisdom, and power of the dark phase of the moon's cycle--a lunar-based model for moving through the dark times in our lives with understanding, consciousness, and faith in renewal.
The moon's dark phase has traditionally been a time of fear and superstition, a time associated with death and isolation. The mythical embodiment of these fears is the Dark Goddess. Known around the world by many names--Lilith, Kali, Hecate, and Morgana--the archetypal Dark Goddess represents death, sexuality, and the unconscious--the little understood, often feared aspects of life.
Demetra George combines psychological, mythical, and spiritual perspective on the shadowy, feminine symbolism of the dark moon to reclaim the darkness from oppressive, fear-based images. George offers rites for rebirth and transformation that teach us to tap into the power of our dark times, maximizing the potential for renewal inherent in our inevitable periods of loss, depression, and anger.
The Path of the Priestess: A Guidebook for Awakening the Divine Feminine - Sharron Rose 2003
Amazon Synopsis: A guide for personal exploration of the path to the divine feminine and the spiritual power of women.
The Path of the Priestess takes readers on a journey deep into the heart of the feminine experience. It describes the author's years of first-hand experience in the ancient arts of Tantra, Dzogchen, and Indian and Egyptian temple dance and healing, as well as her research into the feminine principle in the mystic teachings of the Alchemists, Hebrew Kabbalists, and Christian Gnostics.
Beginning with an analysis of the basic issues and frustrations inherent in contemporary society's conditioning of and expectations for women, readers travel back in time to the age of the great temples, schools, and sacred societies in which women still held and transmitted the spiritual light that nourished all of civilization.
Through its mythic and historic tales, descriptions of sacred ritual practices, and teachings on the Goddess traditions, The Path of the Priestess provides contemporary women with the means to enter this time-honored path. In keeping with the experientially based teaching methods of these traditions, it also offers exercises and visualizations designed to align women with the powerful, sensuous, and loving energies of the most profound feminine role model that shaped and preserved culture and society--the Great Goddess.
The Return of the Feminine and the World Soul - Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee 2009
Amazon Synopsis: The feminine holds the mystery of creation. This simple and primordial truth is often overlooked, but at this time of global crisis, which also carries the seeds of a global transformation, we need to reawaken to the spiritual power and potential of the feminine. Feminine qualities belong to both men and women, and they draw us into the depths within us, into the mysteries of the soul whose wisdom is called Sophia. Without the feminine nothing new can be born, nothing new can come into existence—we will remain caught in the materialistic images of life that are polluting our planet and desecrating our souls. We need to return to the core of our being, to where the sacred comes into existence. And the mystical feminine holds the key to this work of redemption and transformation.
Over the past two decades Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee has given different teachings on the feminine and the anima mundi, the World Soul. They are compiled here for the first time.
Reveal: A Sacred Manual for Getting Spiritually Naked - Meggan Watterson 2013
Amazon Synopsis: Harvard-trained theologian Meggan Watterson marched out of her church at age ten. With little-girl clarity, she knew something tremendously crucial was missing…the voices of women.
Watterson became a theologian and a pilgrim to the divine feminine to find the missing stories and images of women’s spiritual voices. She knew women’s voices had never been silenced, just buried. But what she truly sought was her own spiritual voice inside her—the one veiled beneath years of self-doubt.
At a sacred site of the Black Madonna in Europe, Watterson had a revelation that changed her. Rather than transcending the body, denying or ignoring it, being spiritual for her meant accepting her body as sacred. Only then, Watterson realized could she hear the voice of unfaltering love inside her- the voice of her soul.
With passion, humor, and brutal honesty, Watterson draws on ancient stories and lesser-known texts of the divine feminine, like The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, making them modern and accessible to reveal the spiritual process she went through. She suggests that being spiritual is simply about stripping down to the truth of who we really are.
Through her extensive work with women, Watterson found that she was not alone. There are countless women who long for a spirituality that encourages embodiment rather than denies it, that inspires them to abandon their fears but never themselves, and to be led by the audacious and fiercely loving voice of truth inside them.
No matter where you rest on the spectrum of spirituality; religious or secular, devout believer or chronic doubter, freelance mystic or borderline agnostic, this story is about the desire in all of us to want to shed everything that holds us back. Reveal provides what religions have left out—the spiritual voice of a woman who has claimed her body as sacred—a woman who has found the divine insider her. In essence, this is a manual for revealing your soul.
The Sophia Teachings: The Emergence of the Divine Feminine in Our Time - Robert Powell 2007
Amazon Synopsis: Robert Powell-cofounder of the Sophia Foundation of North American in Nicasio, California-uncovers a secret stream of wisdom flowing through the heart of Christianity: the feminine principle known in Greek as "Sophia," or the being of Holy Wisdom herself. This sacred embodiment, named in the Old Testament as the first living being made by God, has comforted and guided seekers of truth in every age and in every human culture. Powell surveys the wonders and teachings associated with this unacknowledged treasure of Christianity's mystical past-a stream running from the Greek philosophers and King Solomon through the cosmic visions of Hildegard von Bingen, Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the relation of Sophia to Mary the mother of Christ. THE SOPHIA TEACHINGS provides accessible and informative insights into the being of Sophia-generally overlooked by modern, patriarchal Christianity and misinterpreted by new age and and other movements that often trivialize the meaning and purpose of this significant cosmic entity.
When God was a Woman – Merlin Stone 2001
Amazon Synopsis: Here, archaeologically documented, is the story of the religion of the Goddess. Under her, women’s roles were far more prominent than in patriarchal Judeo-Christian cultures. Stone describes this ancient system and, with its disintegration, the decline in women’s status. Index; maps and illustrations.
Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit & Joy in the Female Body - Tami Lynn Kent 2011
Amazon Synopsis: Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit, & Joy in the Female Body offers a unique, holistic approach to reclaiming the power, spirit, and joy of the female body and to understanding its connection to creative energy flow. By restoring physical and energetic balance in the pelvic bowl, women can learn to care for themselves in a nourishing and respectful manner, heal spiritual fractures, and renew their relationship with the sacred feminine.
Although the feminine body is an access point to the greater realm of the spirit, many women have lost their connection to this source. Author Tami Kent, MSPT, has an answer. Drawing from her experiences as a woman's health physical therapist who works with the physical body and female energy system, Kent provides a framework for healing the body and navigating the realms of feminine spirit. Through pelvic bodywork, healing stories, visualizations, rituals, and creative exercises, women can explore the deep and natural wisdom inherent in the female body.
Wild Feminine reveals the amazing potential of the female body: the potential to create, to heal, and to transform the energy of a woman’s everyday life. Journey deep into the heart of your body. Travel the terrain of feminine wounds. Go to your root place, the center of all womanhood and radically shift your relationship with your body and spirit. Wild Feminine gives you the tools to awaken and retrieve your ancient wild self, restore your creative energy, and reconnect to your sacred center.
Wisdom: The Feminine Face of God by Daniel Berrigan 2002
Amazon Synopsis: Continuing his highly acclaimed series of spiritual and social commentaries on the books of the Bible, Daniel Berrigan offers an original and timely reading of the Wisdom of Solomon. Navigating through its complex style--which intermixes poetry characteristic of the Old Testament and elaborate sentences found in Greek Oratory--Berrigan's Wisdom: The Feminine Face of God reveals the philosophical, ethical, theological, historical, psychological, and scientific issues raised by the text and wrestles with their contemporary relevance.
Berrigan beautifully draws out the image of Sophia, or Woman Wisdom. As one of the most powerful and mystical figures in the Bible, Woman Wisdom is the timeless personification of intelligence, holiness, purity, loyalty, justice, courage, and love. Emanating from God, she seeks to transform the world and invites all people of goodwill to be her lovers. Our challenge, as Berrigan's book makes clear, is to open our hearts and say, Yes.
Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion - Carol P. Christ 1992
Amazon Synopsis: The classic anthology on feminist spirituality -- Now with an update preface in which the editors discuss its initial reception and continuing impact.
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