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Betsy DeVos < be ashamed! Be VERY ashamed! Dr. Maria Montessori was born in the provincial town of Ancona, Italy in 1870, the same year that it became a unified, free nation. The energy of that confluence permeated her personality, […]

The secret to living fully By Joan Chittister Being where we are—immersed in it, aware of it, alert to it—may well be the secret to living well, to living fully. It is a lesson to be learned. In a culture […]

If you have not already gobbled up the books in The Maeve Chronicles by Elizabeth Cunningham, I urge you to do so instantly. The trilogy begins with The Passion of Mary Magdalene, which is a wonderful re-envisioning of Mary Magdlene […]

Dr Susan Corso, a sister wise woman Queen from Boston publishes a weekly inspirational gem. She calls this series “Seeds.” This one struck me as being a perfect and perfectly delightful description of the sovereign Self. Seeds XII, 23 Ducklings By […]

By Diane Bader I am woman, a seeker after truth, knowledge and Wisdom One who travels secretly, inwardly, on this journey of life, One who seeks to know the Feminine, Who seeks to know the Divine. I hunger and thirst […]

David Hume, the Buddha, and a search for the Eastern roots of the Western Enlightenment By Alison Gopnik. Copyright © 2015 by The Atlantic Monthly Group. All Rights Reserved In 2006, I was 50—and I was falling apart. Until then, […]

Certainly the most crucial step toward sovereignty is to know our Selves. After all our years as mothers and others, we need to reestablish who we are as individuals, separate and distinct from our relationships with those around us. Who […]

The Self, according to Carl Jung, is the center, the midpoint of the personality, the crossroads where our personal and collective, conscious and unconscious processes intersect. The Self encompasses the totality of who we are. It is, he writes, “A […]

Necessity is the mother of invention, it is said. And women have long stepped up to create solutions to the problems that they encountered in daily life as housewives, mothers and agricultural workers. I don’t think necessity is the mother […]

As Gladys, who returned to college while in her 50s, proves, maturing age can be a time to reevaluate and change courses. By Yolanda Reid Chassiakos, M.D. “Fish out of water,” Gladys said with pride as she took a seat […]