Patriarchy, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Woman and Nature

Moving Forward: 4 Ways to Bring Back Your Peace.

There are times in life when we feel powerless to the changes happening around us. The Buddha taught that all life is change, sometimes it is good, and sometimes it is bad, the trick to navigating change successfully is to detach from labeling it one or the other. I will be the first to admit… Continue reading Moving Forward: 4 Ways to Bring Back Your Peace.

Goddess Archetypes, Mysticism, Patriarchy, Religion, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Wild Woman, Women's Spirituality

Goddess Archetypes as Mystical Practice (Part One)

Women everywhere are waking up to the realization that religion, as it has been handed to them, excludes their full participation. They are lining up to hand in the tired and restrictive dogma, the repressive creed, and the divisive and confining labels and they are systematically exchanging them for a spirituality that is vast and… Continue reading Goddess Archetypes as Mystical Practice (Part One)

Archetypes, God the Father, God the Mother, Jean Shinoda-Bolen, Patriarchy, Religion, Sacred, Social Justice, Spirituality, Women's Spirituality

In the beginning, there was the Goddess.

Isis. Durga. Danu. Tonantzen. Gaia. Artemis of Epheshia. Asherah. These names were once held with great reverence, and carried unimaginable power. They are the names of the Earth Goddesses throughout time in varying cultures, and if the list were to be complete, it would be very, very long. To worship the divine as feminine was… Continue reading In the beginning, there was the Goddess.

God the Father, Patriarchy, Religion, Spirituality, Women's Spirituality

The Second Sex

Maureen Murdock writes in her book The Heroine's Journey: Women's Quest for Wholeness, "If women see themselves through a male lens and continuously measure themselves by standards of male-defined culture, they will find themselves deficient or lacking in the qualities that men value. Women will never be men, and many women who are trying to… Continue reading The Second Sex