We all know that if our planet is to survive and thrive the wisdom of the feminine needs to shine forth illuminating both our personal and our public lives. In this workshop we create a sacred container to delve into the mysteries of our womanhood—what we have lost, how we can take back and sustain our wisdom, and how to pass on our knowledge protecting the lineage of the feminine for our daughters and future generations. Our time is intended to empower your deepest female essence and includes lecture, guided meditation, the creative arts, ritual, journaling, and small groups.
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This study guide is intended to help readers discuss and understand their own relationship to the many themes involved in taking back the wisdom of the feminine. It follows the four major phases of the book: the imprint of the feminine from our mothers, the loss of our female wisdom, how we take back our wisdom, and finally how we pass on our wisdom and protect the lineage of the feminine.
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Returning to My Mother's House can be customized for a conference center, professional association, organization or training program. To learn more about this opportunity contact Gail Straub.
"Unraveling the narrative of motherhood in all its forms, Returning to My Mother's House: Taking Back the Wisdom of the Feminine is a book of enormous transformation, intimacy, and heart." — Eve Ensler, founder, V-Day, author, The Vagina Monologues and Insecure at Last
To learn more about the Returning to My Mother's House, read these excerpts from the book.
Foreword by Christiane Northrup
Bali: Searching for the Wisdom of the Deep Feminine
On Choosing Not to Have Children
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Justine Toms interviews Gail StraubThis audio file is divided into four tracks.(mp3 files, 59 minutes total)
Track 1 • Track 2 • Track 3 • Track 4
Cheryl Richardson interviews Gail Straub. During this October 27, 2008 telegathering, they talk about the challenges of living in a fast-paced, overworked society and what you can do to honor your inner life to create more meaning and fulfillment in your daily experience. (mp3 file). Listen Now
"There isn't a woman alive who won't be able to relate to this lyrical, poignant, and beautifully written story. Like Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love, Gail’s story will help women gain insight and wisdom that will not only help heal their relationships with their mothers, but could, quite frankly, help save their lives! Bless you, Gail, for doing work that heals all of us."— From the Foreword by Christiane Northrup, MD, author Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
and Mother-Daughter Wisdom