Wednesday Wisdom: Birthing bodies

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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. Birthing bodies: What is this body? What can it do? What does it mean to have an animal body? To give birth with a body or to be born into a body? "Pagans reject the Christian notion that children enter this world bearing the burden of 'original sin'. There is no place in their worldview for the … [Read more...]

Wednesday Wisdom: Sacred Space

A weekly Wednesday Wisdom post with two or three profound or beautiful thoughts on a theme related ┬áto Paganism and childbearing. An invitation to meditate or just to pause a moment and consider. "During pregnancy, we have the opportunity to deeply explore the concept of the body being the physical temple that houses the spirit." -- Arin Murphy-Hiscock, Pagan Pregnancy: A Spiritual Journey From Maiden To Mother   "If we believe that birth is a powerful, sacred event that has … [Read more...]