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Gathering for Goddess, a Complete Manual for Priestessing Women's Circles
Author: B. Melusine Mihaltses
Publisher: Feminine Divine Works
Category: Goddess Spirituality, Dianic, Wiccan, Wo Level: All
"Gathering for Goddess, a Complete Manual for Priestessing Women's Circles", by; B. Melusine Mihaltses
****Finally, a book that guides you on everything you need to create a Goddess group. With more than Twenty-three deities from different pantheons, highlighted, this book is formatted to help you gather women in "Her" honor and celebrate the Feminine Divine, as she was always celebrated in Priestess Temples of ancient times. Gather monthly and journey to the Goddess; Athena, Oya, Amaterasu, Baubo, Pele, Brigit, Gaia, Hestia, Aine, Ix Chel, Nike, Erzulie, Demeter, Persephone, Skadi, Selu, Artemis, Hina, Aphrodite, Saraswati, Hathor, Hekate, Maman Brigitte, Aradia . Celebrate the Goddess with your Sisters and create a spiritual community with this manual as your guide.
“Gathering for Goddess, a complete manual for Priestessing Women’s Circles, ” by B. Melusine Mihaltses, is a remarkable, comprehensive book for anyone endeavoring to know Goddess and Women Spirituality. It is a book that focuses on the Divine Feminine and how to bring women together to best honor and connect with her immortal powers and magick.
If lately you have been hearing the call of the Goddess in unusual visions, coincidences and dreams, then, this is the book for you, as she is exalted, along with the female gender, on every single page. If you are neophyte to this path and have been searching to begin your spiritual practice, this is the guide for you, as you will be greeted by an impressive collection of immortal Goddesses in this Priestess manual that will facilitate your own spiritual growth, via community. This book is for the Pagan, Wiccan, Strega, Shaman, New-ager or solitary practitioner who is now ready to embark on fellowship. It is for the Spiritual woman who is hungry for Sisterhood and is now seeking to gather with others to build community and explore the power of her gender even further.
The author presents much of the invaluable information in this book in a very simple, clear concise manner that is reminiscent of a Women’s Goddess University curriculum. The book is methodically organized, offering; two deities per month and the reader, the option of exploring either both deities bi weekly or one Goddess per month for two years. This is by far one of the most appealing factors in this unique book. To discover a two year Goddess study program in one, wonderfully written, comprehensive manual is unheard of and it makes this particular guide book all the more valuable for anyone endeavoring to dedicate themselves to Goddess spirituality.
This is a book that chooses to honor the Goddess in all her many guises, from an array of various cultures, twenty-four Deities are presented. Monthly you will encounter;
Athena, Skadi, Oya, Pele, Ix Chel, Hathor, Saraswati, Demeter, Selu, Aradia, Maman Brigitte, Hestia, Amaterasu, Nike, Brigit, Artemis, Aphrodite, Baubo, Aine, Erzulie Freda, Gaia, Persephone, Hina and Hekate….
If you are woman who has recently felt the gnawing in the pit of her stomach for something more spiritually fulfilling, herein this book you will find the quencher to your thirst. For those who have been Wiccan for a number of years, whether as a solitary or within a coven, and are now heeding the call of the Goddess, this is the perfect guide. If you have slowly found yourself being pulled towards Goddess Spirituality, this is the book for you, as it endeavors to connect you to the Divine Feminine without nullifying the Gods of other traditions. Though, slightly Feminist and Dianic in its nature, this is a Pagan book that focuses on the Goddess, not at the exclusion, or total rejection of the Gods, but as a source of empowerment to all women. In the practice of Wicca there is a promotion of balance between the God and the Goddess (the masculine and the Feminine) and in this manual there is also a pursuit of balance, but this book chooses to bring balance for women by honoring, first and foremost, the Goddess and recognizing that women need their own sacred space.
This book is about creating support, friendships, spiritual camaraderie, knowledge and magick. For those seeking fellowship and deeper connection with the Divine Feminine, whether it is for their personal usage or creating an offering for their own community, herein you will find everything you need in this one of a kind guide book.
It is a book that also documents and journals the author’s journey as a Priestess. It shares some of the author’s most intimate details of powerful dreams and personal prose and journal entries, as she herself journeys through the realm of Priestessing. It shares some of her mistakes and lessons learned while gathering women for Goddess and more than anything, it is a manual for those seeking to learn more about Women Spirituality.
This book is set up as a manual, or Goddess textbook, with a myriad of worship and ritual ideas, path workshop days, Goddess lectures and crafts, trance and meditations scripts and these are all offered as a vehicle to help facilitate further connection to the Goddess, her archetypal energy and her changing season. In “Gathering for Goddess, a complete manual for Priestessing Women’s Circles, ” you will find;
• Outline for workshops for a Goddess Gathering day are offered,
• There are ritual outlines to honor the Sabbat and the Sacred Wheel of the Year.
• You will find suggested incantations, evocation, poems, spell-workings, devocations, quarter calls and circle castings.
• You will also find musing , thought provoking questions, to help open up dialogue within a group of women about Goddess and her numerous relevant issues for us as modern day women.
• Every chapter begins with an altar image and description, as well as an artistic, Goddess images, all in an effort to initiate our journey to “Her” and connect with the energy of the Feminine Divine.
• Every featured Goddess in this manual has mythology, folklore and historical information provided for, with an outline so that facilitators can simply present this knowledge to their Sisters and infuses the energy of the day with the Divine.
• Invocations and pagan chant sheets (which can be Xerox for women) as well as trance & meditation scripts to be read or pre-recorded for the group, are also generously found throughout the book.
• You’ll also find the author’s personal insight coming from different energies, experiences, trance and deities.
• Craft ideas to help connect you and a group of women with the energy of the Goddess so that every month you may have a jammed packed day celebrating the Divine.
• There are numerous rituals and worship ideas that help further enhance the connection to the Feminine Divine.
For those who want a more structured Solitary Goddess spiritual practice, “Gathering for Goddess, a complete manual for Priestessing Women’s Circles, ” can also be effectively used on your own, as a one woman Goddess gathering retreat, for you can regularly do for yourself, what the book encourages you to do for others. The book should prove instrumental for those seeking to connect with “She of over Ten thousand names” and for those seeking to connect with their own inner sense of divinity and empowerment.
For those who are heeding the call of the Goddess and are now ready to focus more on the Feminine Divine in their respective spiritual practice, this is the ideal guide book, for within its pages you will find the support, guidance and encouragement needed to gather with others and embark on Sisterhood, enhance your own spiritual growth, and all of this, in the name of Goddess.
Blessings on your Priestess journey towards the Feminine Divine, Blessed Be!!!
Author's Notes: ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
B. Melusine Mihaltses has been a devotee and follower of the Goddess for over twenty years. Daughter of the moon, the sun, the stars and the earth - this sounds like the next great Pagan song to be created, but indeed it only begins to describe
B.Melusine Mihaltses, for this bright fiery being truly considers herself to be a daughter of the elements and the Goddess. Yet, if you sit down with this intuitive artist and talk with her, you’ll soon discover that she holds this distinctive view, not just for herself, but for all "wommin" on the earth. “We are all systers; reflections and creations of Mother earth”.
Vacillating between a Dianic and a Wiccan, she is a devoted Priestess of the Sacred Feminine, dedicated to the intense study of various Goddesses and archetypes from different pantheons. She is committed to understanding their positive influence on women. In her eclectic spiritual practice she incorporates; Stregheria, Wicca, Shamanism, Voodoo, High Magick and various Occult traditions. Most notably, she practices a natural Craft Magick steeped in the lore passed down to her by her ancestry.
Founder and Priestess of “Grove Of The Feminine Divine” in Texas, since its inception in 2008, she has been an active promoter of women’s empowerment and an advocate for women reclaiming their power and returning to their spirituality- their Goddess lineage. Monthly, she organizes beautiful gatherings in her home temple to encourage sisterhood, commemorate the changing seasons and honor various, notable deities significant in every woman’s journey. These celebratory gatherings are a testament of her love and devotion to her gender’s empowerment and the immortal Feminine Divine.
From an early age she expressed a passionate creative, artistic soul and her spirituality has always been steeped and deeply intertwined in her creativity. She is an intuitive self-taught artist and writer and holds, both, a Bachelor and a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance. A New York City native, now living in the South-West with her clan of three dogs, cat and Lilith, the Corn snake- she is mother of three and handfasted & married for over thirteen years. Author of “Gathering for Goddess, a complete manual for Priestessing Women’s Circles, ” she is currently working on the release of her debut recording of original Pagan Goddess chants and her second book, a companion to "Gathering for Goddess", titled, "Goddess Grimoire Journal, a collection of simple Prose and Spells.” You may find her on Youtube Channel, "Femininedivineworks" and her blog, Femininedivineworks.blogspot.com.
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Gathering for Goddess: a complete manual for Priestessing Women's Circles by B. Melusine Mihaltses
or Directly from Publisher: Femininedivineworks@gmail.com,
Feminine Divine Works, P.O. BOX 114, Schertz, Texas 78154
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