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Wild mercy : living the fierce and tender wisdom of the women mystics / Mirabai Starr.

Starr, Mirabai, (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781683641568
  • ISBN: 1683641566
  • Physical Description: xii, 235 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, 2019.

Contents / Notes

Contents:
Prayer to the Shekinah -- Turning inward: cultivating contemplative life -- Laying down our burden: keeping the Sabbath holy -- Breaking open: the alchemy of longing -- Melting down: dissolving into the one -- Connecting: community and the web of inter-being -- Embracing: sexual embodiment -- Sheltering: mothering as a path of awakening -- Co-creating: caring for our mother, the earth -- Making a joyful noise: creativity and the arts -- Forgiving: the art of mercy -- Dying: the ultimate spiritual practice -- Taking refuge: teachers, teachings & soul-family -- Love song to the great mother.
Summary, etc.:
We live in a world that has suffered the abuses of an unbalanced masculine rule for thousands of years--but the feminine is rising. "Seeds of feminine wisdom that have been quietly germinating underground are now breaking through the surface," writes Mirabai Starr. "Women everywhere are rising to the collective call to step up and repair our broken Earth. And we are activating a paradigm shift such as the world has never seen." With Wild Mercy, Mirabai shares the subversive wisdom and fierce compassion of the feminine mystic across cultural boundaries and throughout history. From saints and sages, to goddesses and archetypal energies, to contemporary teachers and seekers--you'll meet women who blazed a path that will illuminate your own. Wild Mercy provides a much-needed alternative to the models of religion and spirituality that have dominated history. Here, Mirabai invites you to welcome the wisdom of women back into the collective field where it may transform the human family, heal the ravaged Earth, and awaken the divine love in our hearts.
Subject: Mysticism.
Women mystics.
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