Maiden to Mother: Unlocking Our Archetypal Journey Into the Mature Feminine (Compact Disc)
When the goddess culture was stolen and buried, so too were women's rites of passage into our wild, intuitive femininity and maturity. With Maiden to Mother, Sarah Durham Wilson excavates these ancient rites, guiding us through a sacred and crucial initiation from the immature Maiden into the archetypal Mother--the powerful, safe, compassionate, full-bloom feminine life force that exists within all of us. Becoming the Mother is every woman's birthright--regardless of whether or not she raises children. The Mother is who we needed as a child, who we were meant to be in this life, and who the world needs us to be now. Wilson teaches that while pre-patriarchal cultures honored women's natural cycles, today's society infantilizes women, idolizing youthful traits such as pretty, pleasing, and polite in order to keep us distracted and dependent. In this journey, you will travel with Inanna--the ancient Sumerian goddess who ventured through the Underworld to meet her severed, dark sister and emerged fully integrated and empowered. Wilson helps women heal the Mother Wound and dismantle our internalized patriarchy, so we may live with authenticity and feast on the richness of life.