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The Divine Feminine

If you are a mother, this entire article will seem one way to you. If you have friends who want to become mothers or have tried to and still are not then it will appear differently to you.

In many religions, there is a mother goddess of fertility. Often young hopeful women or their husbands would go to the goddess of fertility seeking help to enable a couple to become parents. If desireable you can pray for friends or relatives to become parents. You should be able to do so within the bounds of your religion. If it seems like you are not, hunt around. It may be that you just asked people who did not know.

Judaism and Christianity also have ways of honoring the divine feminine despite a great deal of pain and misunderstanding between religious sects and the perceptions of power and gender throughout the religions and in history. Keep in mind that during Christ's lifetime, he lived as a Jew and preached primarily to Jews. Due to a change in Christian practice 300 years later, at the Council of Nicea (around the year 365 but I am not 100% of that date +/- 45 years), Christians no longer needed initiation into Judaism. With that, some knowledge and practices were lost as Christ's teachings spread - teachings that most post-Christian Jews do know even today.

The sacred nature of Jesus mother Mary is beyond question within the Catholic realm. Meanwhile, on the Protestant side and the non-Christian side of Euroamerican culture women and men have searched elsewhere to find the mother depicted as a goddess. Many proto Brythonic societies left little statues of fat women often believed to be mother - goddesses. The historical literature revealed that many of the European societies did have goddesses in maternal and familial situations before the arrival of Christianity.

There are arguments about the divine feminine as top of the hierarchy or as saints, but within Christianity as well as outside of it, there is recognition of the divine feminine especially as the mother. Unofficially, it is a well known fact that for many people, their first perception of God and divine love really is their mother.

On a wildly more practical note: if you are living as the divine mother - or as close to that as you can manifest, check out The Mom Book. The book is loaded with tips for activities and strives to be an encyclopedia of helpful tips on how to practice being a mother.


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