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Joyce Rupp reflects on her personal awakening to the feminine wisdom of Sophia and encourages us to explore Sophia's quiet guidance and come away refreshed.
SORIN BOOKS is reprinting this classic which has been in print since 1990. Joyce Rupp reflects on her personal awakening to the feminine wisdom of Sophia, sometimes referred to as the feminine image of God. Rupp treats the topic gently, encouraging readers to explore Sophia's quiet guidance and come away refreshed. With meditative essays, verse, and mandalas by Judith Veeder. Accompanying suggestions for spiritual exercises and journaling make this book ideal for personal use and as a group resource.
With over 900,000 books sold in her writing career, Joyce Rupp remains a leading voice in women's spirituality. Now with an updated preface, "The Star in My Heart" guides readers toward a warmly personal understanding of Sophia, the feminine personification of wisdom.
Rupp employs visual metaphors--often involving the natural world--for each chapter to reveal how Sophia guides us through the inner processes of spiritual growth. Each chapter includes summary points, ideas for meditation and journal writing, and reflection questions ideal for group discussion.