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Women’s Ritual Dances and the Nine Touchstones of Goddess Spirituality-Part Two by Laura Shannon

In the first part of this article, I looked at how Carol P Christ’s Nine Touchstones of Goddess Spirituality are related to traditional women’s ritual dances of the Balkans. After more than thirty years of researching and teaching these dances…

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Band List

I took yesterday’s poem into my critique group. As usual their suggestions lightened and tightened and gave me a stand alone poem with which I was really happy with.    is such an important part of our craft.  I especially like this … 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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A Nod to NaPoWriMo, Sacred Theater and Pilgimage

Hi all, As you can see, I fell off the poetry wagon but hope to get up again soon. The prompt involving anagrams of my own name did me in, but I am determined to pick up the pieces soon … 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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