This is the PREFACE to my book, "The Spiritual Feminist". Do you have your copy? What!? No?...Click on the link in this paragraph and order your copy today. (You're welcome.) Preface The only appealing part of Catholicism for me was the Virgin Mary. I know now that this was a natural attraction to the Goddess, … Continue reading Drunk with the Virgin Mary
Big BOOK NEWS!!!....Here's the cover for my next book, "The Spiritual Feminist"!!! I love it!! Thank you to all the talented editors & artists at Moon Books! (You guys are awesome!) The artist who did the Apple Heart sculpture for the cover is my daughter Anne! This piece is inspired by the Adam & Eve myth and is … Continue reading “The Spiritual Feminist”– Cover & Release Date!!!
"The Spiritual Feminist" "Part devotional, part grimoire and part empowerment manual, The Spiritual Feminist offers readers her-stories, anecdotes and correspondences for dozens of goddesses. A wise, accessible and often irreverent guide, author Amythyst Raine-Hatayama reveals the Goddess in us all, showing women of all ages how to honor, embody and invoke Her many facets. Once … Continue reading My Next Book: The Spiritual Feminist
I watched a wonderful DVD series this week highlighting the birth of feminine spirituality. It was full of all the inspiring women of the time-- Starhawk, Jean Bolyn, Merlin Stone, Shekinah Mountainwater, as well as a score of other eloquent and beautiful Ladies (authors, activists, film producers, artists, etc.). The main concept that struck me was the … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Women Learning to Trust Women
(This is an excerpt from my next book, based on women's spirituality and the feminine divine, a brief "sneak peek", if you will.) The Physical Aspect 1. This is my body…No one shall touch this body without my express permission; no one shall impose upon my body a physical action, intention, criteria, procedure, or judgment, … Continue reading Positive Affirmations for Women
Do you have a particular Goddess who is your patroness? How did you choose Her, or did She choose you? Have you had a spiritual experience through this Goddess? What do you do to honor this Feminine Divinity? ...I'm working on my 5th book, which deals with spiritual feminism and matriarchal spirituality. I'd like to … Continue reading Which Goddess Guides You?
(Note that sexual observations are made from a heterosexual point of view, because that is the only experience I have on which to base these observations.) 1. Sex is incidental to attraction. Sometimes women make love to men they find incredibly breathtakingly handsome, but other times they choose a man who is not. As a … Continue reading Secrets of a Spiritual Feminist (part 1): Women, Sex, God, Relationships, & Life