Reading the first chapter of The Feminine Face of God, I was immediately drawn in by the authors’ authentic and very personal approach. The authors took on “the seemingly impossible challenge: to give birth and be midwives at the same time”. I think this multi-faceted role is one of the greatest challenges that women on a spiritual journey face today.
If we are to nurture, protect and even guide ourselves (like midwives) throughout the journey of sacred awakening, we must have time and space in which to retreat for contemplation and connection to our inborn spiritual source. Because modern culture fills our schedules to bursting with career and social obligations (projects and events we must ?birth? and ?mother?) that rarely fulfill our deepest needs, it is no wonder many of us are completely disconnected from our own divine nature and innate wisdom. Read more »