Wednesday Wisdom: Inhale

A weekly Wednesday Wisdom post with two or three profound or beautiful thoughts on a theme related to Paganism and childbearing. An invitation to meditate or just to pause a moment and consider.

Breath, pause, inhalation, exhalation, birth…

“Remember your breath and how the great pause leads once again to movement. Inhale. Pause. Now exhale. The power To Keep Silence has renewed you, and will continue to open you to the greater Mystery.” -T. Thorn Coyle, Make Magic of Your Life

Green Lungs by SFeraSF http://fav.me/d2bjzbz

“A woman will exhale from the work of birth before she begins to inhale the presence of her child and her new identity as a mother.” -Mary Esther Malloy, “Waiting to Inhale: How to Unhurry the Moment of Birth”

What happens when we slow down, when we breathe deep, when we pause in silence?

About Sarah Whedon

Sarah Whedon is Chair of the Department of Theology and Religious History at Cherry Hill Seminary, founding editor of Pagan Families, and the author of Birth on the Labyrinth Path: Sacred Embodiment in the Childbearing Year. Sarah’s teaching, research, and advocacy work center around topics of spirituality, feminism, and reproduction. She makes her home in the Boston area with her partner and their children.


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