Tag Archive for ‘Mary Magdalene’

Women Rising

It is really hard for women to rise up. I’m not saying we can’t do it. I’m not negating all the women who have done it well. I am just saying it’s very hard. Patriarchy is a real thing. We hear that word all the time and have grown desensitized, because we need to call it something but don’t know another word to use. Perhaps we can call it, “the-way-things-have-been-done-for-thousands-of-years,” […]

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Dance Your Way to Happiness

  When I was in Paris, France, this past summer, in the Church of Mary Magdalene in the Opera district, I walked in and began to dance. It was Bastille Day, only I didn’t realize that until later. The energy of freedom was in the air, and when I heard the organ, there was nothing I could do put take off my shoes and move. I have never danced like […]

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The Courage to Heal

I have both a mother and a daughter within me. For I am both a mother and a daughter. And what I recognize, as issues come up in my life, is the old schema: The wise crone. The rebellious youth. These beings have been at odds in my soul, and yet they are one. Unifying these parts is the key to my success in this life. And I am only […]

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Hidden Love

A couple of weeks ago, I made a decision that I knew would cause upset among the people close to me. I felt I had to stay in France longer than I intended, and I didn’t know exactly how long. I had meetings I felt were very important, and I promised I would give specifics within the next two days. I had never done anything like that before. I am […]

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First Day Sermon: Losing the Ego

From the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, Page 17-18: Peter [said]: “How is it possible that the Teacher talked in this manner with a woman about secrets of which we ourselves are ignorant? Must we change our customs, and listen to this woman? Did he really choose her, and prefer her to us?” Then Mary wept, and answered him: “My brother Peter, what can you be thinking? Do you believe that […]

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