"Every child has known God. Not the God of names, not the God of don'ts, not the God who ever does anything weird, but the God who only knows four words and keeps repeating them, saying Come Dance With Me. Come dance." ~The God Who Only Knows Four Words, Hafiz (translated by Daniel Ladinsky).
“What happens to a female when all her life she hears sacred language indirectly, filtered through male terms: What goes on deep inside her when decade after decade she must translate from male experience into female experience and then apply the message to herself. What does the experience imprint inside her?” ~Sue Monk Kidd, The [...]
Several weeks ago I set out to pray five times a day for a month, using the worldwide holiday of Ramadan as a container for my commitment. (See posts from 4/23 and 4/30). Ramadan ends in about ten days and I'd like to share my progress. The first week or so was glorious. The fact [...]