Walking An Ancient Path: Whispers of Goddess

Overview

The Sacred Feminine, whether viewed as an archetype, ideology or heavenly deity, has been stripped from our cultures, religions and psyches for several millennia. But we are starting to remember its roots and origins. She is the missing piece of the spiritual, cultural and political puzzle that can address the human conditions of suffering that plagues the planet.

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Overview

The Sacred Feminine, whether viewed as an archetype, ideology or heavenly deity, has been stripped from our cultures, religions and psyches for several millennia. But we are starting to remember its roots and origins. She is the missing piece of the spiritual, cultural and political puzzle that can address the human conditions of suffering that plagues the planet.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781846941115
  • Publisher: Moon Books
  • Publication date: 6/25/2008
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Understanding Spirit: Lifting the Veil to Becoming 21

Understanding Earth: Discovering Goddess through Her Sacred Landscape 30

Ch. 1 Finding Goddess in Ancient Greece 44

Ch. 2 In the Hands of Goddess - An Irish Odyssey 59

Ch. 3 Anatolia, The Nourishing Mother 72

Ch. 4 Ancient Temples - The Heart of Egypt 86

Ch. 5 Isis in Pompeii: Her Priestesses & Priests 97

Ch. 6 Temples of Ancient Rome and Ostia Antica 106

Ch. 7 Otherworldly Petra - Sandbox of the Divine 120

Understanding Water: Coming to Know Ourselves and the Divine through Ritual 128

Ch. 8 Attracting Healthy Relationships 136

Ch. 9 Calling Love into Your Life 146

Ch. 10 People Are Returning to the Ancient Ways 154

Ch. 11 Honoring Ourselves and Community in Ritual 165

Ch. 12 Coping with Loss - As the Circle Turns 173

Ch. 13 Deepening Our Commitment to Goddess 187

Understanding Fire: Shedding our Skins - Growth from Transformation 200

Ch. 14 Sekhmet - Goddess of Transformation and Empowerment 204

Ch. 15 Ordination at Clonegal Castle 215

Ch. 16 Trusting in Prophecy 225

Ch. 17 The Power of Prayer 233

Ch. 18 A Tale of Peace, Power and Politics 242

Ch. 19 Checklist for Sharing Leadership in our Communities 253

Ch. 20 IACRS - Experiments with Partnership 260

Understanding Air: Her Whispers Inspire Us to Create 277

Ch. 21 Does the Sacred Feminine and Goddess Advocates Offer Hope for the Future? 283

Ch. 22 Drink from Her Chalice of Inspiration 294

Ch. 23 The Sistrum - Sacred Rattle of Creation 302

Ch. 24 Holy Days and Special Ways to Honor Goddess 309

Ch. 25 Contemporary Temples of Goddess 319

Ch. 26 Goddess and God Together Again 339

Author RecommendedResources 353

Glossary of the Sacred Feminine Across Continents and Cultures 364

Glossary, Values and Principles for Spirituality of the Sacred Feminine 377

Suggested Reading List 385

Bibliography 388

Biography 391

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