Category Archives: Mary Magdalene

NaPoWriMo # 23 Cartomancy

I pulled the High priestess from my Ryder Waite tarot deck.  It’s the deck I learned to tell the cards with and its still my favorite because it incorporates so many plain, simple and universal symbols.  However, I have a … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Mary

I’ve just returned from a deeply restorative retreat with a group of women I hold in high esteem.  My regard for them stems from their willingness to meet each other with the same enormous respect and good will they extend … Continue reading

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Connections

Months after finishing the last rewrite, synchronicities and connections to Mary Magdalene keep coming my way.  Last week, researching, Magdalene’s feast day I found the following little tale, said to come from the apocryphal Arabic Infancy Gospel, part of which … Continue reading

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Magdalene as Sophia

“she[Wisdom] is a reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness.” Wisdom of Solomon 7:26 Among her other attributes Mary Magdalene is often pictured with a book.  It’s one of the … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising

Dance the dance  TODAY! It’s not to late to learn ! I wasn’t going to write about this because what can I say that hasn’t and isn’t being said?  Plus I’ve been saying it all my life and every year … Continue reading

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To Witness: An Act of Love

      I saw Amour last weekend. Those of you close to me know how closely it paralleled the story of my own parents. My mother too suffered a debilitating stroke and was cared for faithfully by my dad until she died. … Continue reading

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Magdalene as Mad Woman

Last Sunday I had the great pleasure of speaking from the pulpit at a local Unity church.  It’s been a long time since I donned my robes and spoke to a congregation.  I am very grateful to Reverend Ellen Davis … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of The Magdalene

Come Join Us Unity Church of New Hope 6071 New Hope Rd Krugerville, TX  214-453-0218 The Many Faces Of The Magdalene January 20th, 2013 10:AM  Mary Magdalene is more than an incidental figure in the Christ story.  Her memory has … Continue reading

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Fair Witness

My husband gave me a precious complement the other day after listening to me read a new poem.  The poem was extrapolated from two incidents related by a friend.  I was pondering the ethics of using some one else’s life stories … Continue reading

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Other Magdalenes

Have you seen all the Magdalene stories on the market?  Disciple, preacher, witness, sinner, companion, mourner, sensualist – her image contains at least a dozen roles from which she can speak to the heart.   My favorite is survivor. Rarely has … Continue reading

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