And it is happening now in some of the most technologically advanced cultures on the planet. Relearning the wisdom inherent in our cycles is one of the simplest, yet most effective forms of healing there is. And our bodies in this modern world have a lot more to eliminate and purify. Every woman should read this! Firstly the subtitle — Harnessing the ever-changing energy of your menstrual cycle. That you shine your light on your truth, for the world to see.
And as hundreds, then thousands, then millions do this — each sparking the courage of yet more — Suddenly we have a world alight with truth. Be free with your body. Stop hating yourself cause of your true feelings. Burning Woman - an incendiary initiation to feminine power is her most recent and is blazing trails with its powerful words, a 1 Amazon bestseller in Women and History. Will there be a dress code? With over 45 pages of additional material in this second edition including: Fertility charting Creating ceremonies: menarche, mother blessing, menopause. It is a clearing of the old womb lining no longer needed from the previous fertility cycle, to allow space for a new, nutrient rich lining.
This was an interesting read, it made me realise just how much our culture affects our self esteem strongly, and just how subjugated women have been in our society. Unless we are lucky enough to have a close girlfriend who shares her inner world with us. It encouraged and empowered me to think about how I use my cycle for channeling creativity, which is awesome considering I am a professional musician. Create an altar Build an altar based on the theme of the gathering and ask guests to bring a sacred or symbolic object to place at the altar. I particularly enjoyed the new chapter, Living and Working by our Cycles. The moon governs the waters, and its gravitational pull causes the tides. The idea grows when you speak it, share it, get input, write it down, and develop a strategy around it.
Moon Time is written in a friendly, conversational tone and is a quick read with a lot of insight into the texture and tone of our relationships with menstruation. This book gave me a picture to put together all the puzzle pieces, why do I get so irritated? In how you spend your time—honour yourself. Turns it out wasn't as interesting as I'd wanted it to be. As a nursing student, I observed my 1st birth when I was 19 years old. Make space for mindfulness Sit in silence or with sound, where you can feel the supercharged new moon or be under the light of the full moon.
It's a quick read itself, but the author offers plenty of really great resources to continue reading on the subject, which I think makes up for the lake of detail in this particular volume. Full of personal heartfelt suggestions, simple rituals and practical ways to support women in understanding the influence their hormones have on them each month. Our menstrual cycles connect our female bodies directly to nature. It makes our lives better, and it really will make a difference to the world. Cozy up, get yourself a cup of tea and come home as a daughter of the Red River flowing.
This book help to take away the shame of what we are born with. This is no small matter if two weeks out of every month are filled with physical and emotional suffering. Give thanks Gratitude is one of the most powerful tools in our arsenal. Orders containing items Fulfilled by Amazon worth Rs. I read Moon Times three years ago when the 1st edition came out. . Why do I have lots of energy one day, but feel exhausted the next? I am currently reading this book and it's already helping me embrace my cycle and know myself on a deeper level.
Other cultures have honoured the menstrual blood as wise, the moon as a powerful force and the ability to give birth as a miracle. Lucy's explanation of the different stages we go through during the month has helped me to be far kinder to myself and simply allow my feelings to dictate, rather than constantly fighting and resisting until I am exhausted stressed and angry. Have everyone place their object of significance in the center of the altar. Cycles can be observed in every life form on the planet, in the seasons and the phases of the moon. But many of us do not. And so we think we must be a little crazy as we experience these massive fluctuations every month.
Into new ways of being and seeing. Use your intuition to guide you to create a constellation of meaningful rituals for your own life. Her version for girls aged 9-14 is Reaching for the Moon. Creator of The Happy Womb. These include: shifts in levels of hormones, vitamins and minerals, vaginal temperature and secretions, the structure of the womb lining and cervix, body weight, water retention, heart rate, breast size and texture, attention span, pain threshold. Lucy not only guides us through the wisdom inherent in our wombs, our cycles and our hearts, but also encourages us to share, express, celebrate and enjoy what it means to be female! This is a great introduction to honoring our moon cycles and ourselves as dynamic women.
Signed copies available from her woman-craft website. The book contains information about charting cycles and about our relationship to our bodies and our fertility. What colors, symbols, or decor feel appropriate for this particular moon gathering? Thanks you Lucy for writing this book and for writing Reaching for the Moon as I recommend both books over and over to females wanting to become more consciously connected to their body's rhythm and the gift of their menstrual cycle. Set your intentions Write down what you are cultivating for the new moon or celebrating or releasing on the full moon. Rachael Hertogs, compiling editor of Thirteen Moons and author Menarche: A Journey to Womanhood We often fear that the Revolution needed is too big for what we can give. Instead they demand that we live dynamically, constantly exploring the different gifts of feminine power that each portion of our cycle holds. Pearce is the author of many non-fiction books for women and girls.
Quotes from Alexandra Pope and Miranda Gray have led me to their work, and there are so many connections, you begin to get the sense of how vibrant and fast-growing this movement of empowered women is right now. Moon Time is a well needed resource book covering a wide range of important ways to respect our blood cycles wisely. Strongly recommend for my ladies out there, or the men who wish to support your beloveds also. Light candles Clear your energy. Reaching beyond religion and patriarchy and capitalism and so-called democracy. Her writing empowers her readers to have a voice to respond. There is a need for anger.