She is different than she was.
She opened her wide eyes and saw it.
All of it. All of creation
with the majesty and tragedy
existing side by side.
With the fruit of this knowledge comes
both burden and blessing.
We have been telling her story
since the Genesis of the genesis.
What happens when she tells her
story? In you? In us?
And so this is our work, She said.
To know the distinctions for ourselves.
You can blame the woman, blame the man,
blame God or that old devil.
We have famed and reframed our stories
they have shaped our minds, hearts and histories.
This truth remains:
Love has opened the gates wide.
The Tree of Life has bloomed for us.
Throw off your garments of shame.
Release your stories of what no longer serves.
Receive forgiveness freely given.
Come now with me,
enter back into the garden
and reside with us there.
There are stories to be told
of birth, transfiguration, death
and rising again being told
by the campfire of the Anointed One.
Enter ye in by the gate called
I am here with my mama in Port Townsend and it is SO amazing to get to work with her this month in the Red Madonna. To talk about this most controversial of all women – Eve.
Join us to paint your own Eve inspired painting – The Mother of All Living and study Daath: Knowledge, the invisible sphere from the Tree of Life in the www.theredmadonna.com for September with Caron McCloud and Havi Brysk Mandell
When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them were opened…