Wild Mercy: Women’s Wisdom Across the Spiritual Traditions (Module 3: Reclaim Longing) A 3-part Live Webinar Series (2)
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The women mystics and goddesses of all spiritual traditions are connected to an aquifer – a deep wellspring of wisdom and vitality – that not only does the world urgently need but for which the world is at last ready. Thirsty. On fire. From these timeless sources we can draw cups of mercy, of healing, of intelligence and humor and hope, and pass them around in a spirit of celebration and inclusiveness.
In this webinar, we will focus on key issues that people of all genders are carrying in their hearts – matters such as care for the earth, standing with those on the margins, sexuality and relationships, cultivating contemplative life, and longing for the divine. For each topic we explore the wisdom of women mystics and goddesses who serve as way-showers for navigating that particular soul-terrain. We will be claiming our power and courage, yes, and also affirming the holiness of our vulnerability and unknowingness.
Each class session will offer a tapestry of:
Evocative passages of prose and mystical poetry
Mirabai’s reflections on the teachings of the mystics
Small and full group dialog
Rituals from multiple traditions
Women Mystics and Feminine Wisdom Beings will include:
Teresa of Avila
Hildegard of Bingen
Julian of Norwich
Rabia of Basra
Fatima daughter of Muhammad
the Bhakti poet Mirabai
Our Lady of Guadalupe/Tonantzin
Demeter and Persephone
Mirabai's new book: WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce and Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics (Sounds True 2019)