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The Journey

The Feminine Face of God  - Patricia Hopkins and Sherry Ruth Anderson
Goddesses in Every Woman    – Jean Shinoda Bolen
Goddesses in Older Women: Archetypes in Women Over Fifty– Jean Shinoda Bolen
The Tao of Psychology : Synchronicity and Self - Jean Shinoda Bolen
Crossing to Avalon: A Woman's Mid-Life Pilgrimmage – Jean Shinoda Bolen
The Hero with a Thousand Faces – Joseph Campbell
The Heroine's Journey – Maureen Murdock
The Moon and the Virgin - Nor Hall
Woman Earth and Spirit  - Helen Luke
Inanna  - Wolkstein and Kramer
Grist for the Mill – Ram Dass
Still Here – Ram Dass
When Things Fall Apart : Heart Advice for Difficult Times - Pema Chodron
The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times - Pema Chodron
The Wisdom of No Escape : And the Path of Loving Kindness - Pema Chodron
Start Where You Are : A Guide to Compassionate Living - Pema Chodron
Comfortable with Uncertainty : 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion - Pema Chodron
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter : A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine - Sue Monk Kidd
Daughters of the Goddess : The Women Saints of India - Linda Johnsen
Women Who Run With the Wolves- Clarissa Pinkola Estes
The Tao Of Psychology – Jean Shinoda Bolen
The Pregnant Virgin;Addiction to Perfection;The Owl was the Baker's Daughter; Bone : Dying into Life;       Dancing in the Flames - Marion Woodman
Care of the Soul – Thomas Moore
The Barefoot Doctor's guide to the Tao – Stephen Russell
The Hunger for Ecstasy – Jalaja Bonheim
She – Robert Johnson
The Meaning of Mary Magdalene - Cynthia Bourgeault
Ambiguous Loss - Pauline Boss
Artful Grief - Sharon Strouse


Samyama

How to Know God: the Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali Translated by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood,  Vedanta Press, 1981
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Translated by Sri Swami Satchidananda


Kundalini and Spiritual Emergence

The Kundalini Experience – Lee Sannella
Spiritual Emergency – Stan and Christina Grof
Stormy Search for the Self– Stan and Christina Grof
Energies of Transformation – Bonnie Greenwell
Sacred Power – Swami Kripananda
Kundalini and the Evolution of Consciousness – Solomae Sananda


Novels

The Firebrand; The Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd
Wise Child- Monica Furlong (magical novel about a little girl living with an herbalist)


Shamanism

Shamanic Voices – Joan Halifax
The Healing Wisdom of Africa; Ritual: Power, Healing and the Community – Malidoma Some


The Masculine

The Wisdom Jesus - Cynthia Bourgeault
The Wounded Woman – Linda Leonard 
On the Way to the Wedding - Linda Leonard 
Gods in Every Man – Jean Shinoda Bolen
Iron John – Robert Bly
King, Warrior, Magician, Lover – Robert Moore
Robert Johnson – He; Lying with the Heavenly Woman;The Fisher King and the Handless Maiden
Marion Woodman – The Ravaged Bridegroom; Animus Aeternus: Exploring the Inner Masculine; Leaving My Father's House;
Evangeline Kane – Recovering from Incest
David Deida – It's a Guy Thing: an Owner's Manual for Women


Healership

Healing and Wholeness – John Sanford
Shamanic Voices – Joan Halifax 
The Wounded Healer – Joan Halifax & Stan Grof 
How Can I Help? – Ram Dass


Awakening

Polishing the Mirror - Ram Dass
The Way of Liberation - Adyashanti
Falling into Grace
- and others by Adyashanti
The Book of Awakening - and others by Mark Nepo
Loving What Is – Byron Katie
The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
Awakening to the Dream – Leo Hartong
You Are That! Satsang With Gangaji – Vol. 1 & 2 – Gangaji
A Diamond in Your Pocket - Gangaji
What If the Problem's Not the Problem? - Jasmyne Boswell


Shadow

A Little Book About the Human Shadow – Robert Bly
Embracing Ourselves – Hal and Sidra Stone
A Wizard of Earthsea from the Earthsea Trilogy - Ursula Le Guin
John Sanford - Owning Your Own Shadow; Evil:The Shadow Side of Reality

 

 Relationships

Wired for Love - Stan Tatkin
Embracing the Beloved - Stephen and Ondrea Levine
Embracing Ourselves – Hal and Sidra Stone
Partnering – Hal and Sidra Stone
Invisible Partners - John Sanford
We– Robert Johnson
Love is Stronger than Death - Cynthia Bourgeault


Dreams

Wisdom of the Heart: Working with Women's Dreams – Karen A. Signell
Where People Fly & Water Runs Uphill – Jeremy Taylor
Let Your Body Interpret Your Dreams – Eugene Gendlin
Dream Animals – James Hillman
Animal Speak– Ted Andrews


Writing 

Writing Down the BonesWild Mind: Living the Writer's Life; Living Color; Thunder and Lightning; Long Quiet Highway & others – Natalie Goldberg - also audio on soundstrue.com
Writing for Your Life - Deena Metzger –
The Writing Life - Annie Dillard
Walking on Alligators - Susan Shaughnessy
The Right to Write - Julia Cameron
If You Want to Write - Brenda Ueland


Creative Process

The Artist's WayThe Vein of Gold - Julia Cameron
Making Room for Art - Sally Warner
Art & Fear - David Bayles & Ted Orland
The Mission of Art - Alex Gray
The Call to Create; Witness to the Fire: Creativity & the Veil of Addiction - Linda Leonard
Trust the Process - Shaun McNiff
Fearless Creating - Eric Maisel
The Zen of Seeing  - Frederick Franck
Painting from the Source - Aviva Gold
Celebrate Your Creative Self - Mary Todd Beam
No More Second Hand Art - Peter London –
Silences - Tillie Olsen
A Room of One's Own - Virginia Woolf
Point Zero: Creativity Without Limits - Michelle Cassou
Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers -Leonard Koren
The Inspired Heart  - Jerry Wennstrom
Beautiful Necessity:The Art and Meaning of Women's Altars - Kay Turner –
To Build the Life You Want, Create the Work You Love: The Spiritual Dimension of Entrepreneuring -- Marsha Sinetar

Painting, Drawing & Art Making

The Zen of Creativity - John Daido Loor
Leonardo's Ink Bottle, the Artist's Way of Seeing - Roberta Weir
The Blank Canvas - Anna Held Audette
Drawing on the Artist Within; Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain - Betty Edwards
The Zen of Creative Painting; The Tao of Watercolor; The Yoga of Drawing - Jean Carbonetti
Life, Paint and Passion: Reclaiming the Magic of Spontaneous Expression - Michell Cassou
Mandala; Drawing the Light from Within - Judith Cornell
Zen Seeing, Zen Drawing: Meditation in Action - Frederick Franck
Cover To Cover: Creative Techniques For Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums - Shereen La Plantz
Polymer the Chameleon Clay - Victoria Hughes
The Art of Metal Clay - Sherri Haab
The Spirit of Drawing; The Spirit of Color - Connie Siegel


Poets

JALAL AL-DIN RUMI -translated by Coleman Barks
Coleman Barks
Rainer Maria Rilke
Mary Oliver
David Whyte
Robert Bly
Anne Sexton
Haifiz
Galway Kinnel
Pablo Neruda
Antonio Machado
Emily Dickinson
Denise Levertov
William Stafford
Mark Nepo

 

Resources on Mary Magdalene and Jeshua

Gnostic Gospels of Thomas, Mary Magdalene, Philip - there are many versions

The Meaning of Mary Magdalene - Cynthia Bourgeault

The Wisdom Jesus - Cynthia Bourgeault

Thunder Perfect Mind - a powerful Gnostic text, a “voice” of the Feminine.  http://www.webcom.com/gnosis/naghamm/thunder.html   

The Gnostic Gospels – Eaine Pagels

The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus : The Definitive Collection of Mystical Gospels and Secret Books about Jesus of Nazareth - Marvin Meyer

Gnosis of the Cosmic Christ: A Gnostic Christian Kabbalah  - Tau Malachi

The Other Bible - Willis Barnstone

Gospel of Thomas:The Hidden Sayings of Jesus - Marvin Meyer

The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle - Karen L. King

The Gospel of Judas - Bart D. Ehrman, Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer, and Gregor Wurst   

Jesus and the Lost Goddess: the Secret Teachings of the Original Christians – Timothy Freke & Peter Gandy - scholars say there is no evidence of a historical Jesus

The Jesus Mysteries – Timothy Freke & Peter Gandy

Son of Man: the Mystical Path to Christ – Andrew Harvey

The Underground Stream: Esoteric Tarot Revealed  - Christine Payne-Towler (emphasis on Gnostic, Holy Blood, Magdalene themes)
 
The Second Coming of Christ: the Resurrection of the Christ within You – Paramahansa Yogananda

The Coming of the Cosmic Christ – Matthew Fox

The Dark Side of Christian History - Helen Ellerbe 

Eve: the History of an Idea – John Phillips

Mary Magdalene: Beyond the Myth - Esther De Boer

The Moon Under Her Feet – Clysta Kinstler (a novel)
 
The Woman with the Alabaster Jar: Mary Magdalen and the Holy Grail - Margaret Starbird
 
Holy Blood, Holy Grail - Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln

The DaVinci Code – Dan Brown

The Expected One - Kathleen McGowan  (novel)

The Magdalen Manuscript - Tom Kenyon and Judi Sion

Truth and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code : A Historian Reveals What We Really Know about Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine - Bart D. Ehrman   

The Church of Mary Magdalene: The Sacred Feminine and the Treasure of Rennes-le-Chateau - Jean Markale

St. Mary Magdalene - Tau Malachi  
 
The Gospels of Mary: the Secret Tradition of Mary Magdalene the Companion of Jesus - Marvin Meyer and Esther De Boer
 
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene  - Jean-Yves LeLoup
 
The Secret Magdalene - Ki Longfellow (a novel)
 
I Remember Union: The Story of Mary Magdalene  - Flo Aeveia Magdalena
 
The Goddess in the Gospels  and  Magdalene's Lost Legacy  by Margaret Starbird