At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me.
Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body.
Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before.
Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising out of the reconciliation of spirit and body.
In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal.
Subversive language, however, must be constantly reinvented, because it is continually being co-opted by the powerful.
The simple act of telling a woman's story from a woman's point of view is a revolutionary act: it never has been done before.
The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind.
Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device that has never meant that God is male?
Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers.