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Sacred Motherhood
Creating Life
Finding Your Place
Your Creations
Unfurling Rose
Mother As Creator

Book Contents:

Table of Contents
Terms Of Use
Chapt. 1: Sacred Infancy
Chapt. 2: Sacred Childhood
Chapt. 3: Sacred Adolescence
Chapt. 4: Sacred Womanhood
Chapt. 5: Sacred Motherhood
Chapt. 6: Sacred Healing
Chapt. 7: Sacred Maturity
Chapt. 8: Sacred Matronhood
Chapt. 9: Sacred Female

Unfurling Rose

The rose is beautiful to me
because it is like an unfurling Truth--
wrapped tightly as an infant's fist at first,
with blush and fragrance
only hinted at within its folds.
Then slowly unwrapping its tenderness,
shyly, to the light, the sun, to pollination,
and, yes, to peril.
But better to open to sun and light and peril
than to stay tightly furled and rot on the stem,
never to see the sun or feel it against one's petals.
Better to be eaten by aphids
than to never break through the hard winter soil.
Trust in the Spring, my beloved.
Open yourself to me.

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