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Sharing the Music of What Happens

“So, Finn,” said the Celtic warriors to their leader, “What do you think is the best music in the world?” “The best music,” he said, “is the music of what happens.”

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By Mary C. Daly, RSM  | 

Connecting to the Divine Feminine Within Each One of Us

Mary Magdalene…the lady in red…the color of fire and blood; energy and primal life forces. For many, she represents Mystery since there is very little of her that is written in certainty; some of what is written is fabricated by historians or channeled through psychic mediums.

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By Catherine Steinberg  |