I listened to this book on a loop. I would rewind and re-listen, re-hear, re-absorb all of Meggan Watterson’s stories, lessons and sermons. She brought Mary Magdalene to life for me in ways I hadn’t expected or imagined. And, this book inspired me to look for the divine feminine within and without.
I have such a tough time with my faith because leaders tend to exclude me, don’t look like me, don’t understand the depth and breadth of what it means to be a woman of faith that is not defined by their little narratives.
Books like these are the answer. Meggan Watterson challenges us to think of a new Christianity that includes and exalts the qualities of the divine feminine alongside the divine masculine.
It is crazy to me that some pope in the 4th century completely altered the way women would function in the church forever. Infuriating. Enraging. Fucking nuts.
What we’re left with then, is to pick up the broken pieces. To sew back to life the beauty of female guidance, intuition and love alongside male guidance, intuition and love to see how much deeper we can express and live in faith.
This book will challenge and provoke so beautifully. Meggan Watterson is authentic as she intimately brings her readers into her journey of faith. I couldn’t help but feel like I was having coffee with a girlfriend as I listened to her well researched insights.
For anyone engaged in any transformational work, spiritual work or looking to deepen your faith, I can’t recommend this book strongly enough.