“Who is She?
She is your power, your Feminine source.
Big Mama. The Goddess.
The Great Mystery. The web-weaver. The life force.
The first time, the twentieth time you may not recognize her.
Or pretend not to hear.
As she fills your body with ripples of terror and delight.
But when she calls you will know you’ve been called.
Then it is up to you to decide if you will answer.”
~ Lucy Pearce, Burning Woman
Goddess Spirituality is a movement … a practice … a belief system made up of women and men from all walks of life and all types of religious backgrounds and experiences. A belief in Goddess as the primary divinity, the Creatrix, is one of the common factors of those who identify with Goddess Spirituality. Our approach to spirituality and union with divinity is experienced through and informed by Goddess.
Ways of worship, ceremonial practices, and expression of Goddess Spirituality is fluid and reflects a “being-ness” rather than dogma and there are no set rules. Goddess Spirituality can exist within traditional religious frameworks and can also exist without any framework at all. In the end, it comes down to your personal relationship with Goddess and your female-centric approach to the world.
The roots of Goddess Spirituality and the Goddess Movement may be found in the feminist movement that sparked in the 1960’s, sometimes called second wave feminism in deference to the work of the Suffragettes and Foremothers at the turn of the century. The inspiration for Goddess Spirituality may be sourced in many of the pre-Christian matriarchal societies and ancient Goddess/Pagan religions.
Throughout Goddess Spirituality, you will find circles, covens, Red Tents, groups, and informal gatherings of those who come together to celebrate Goddess through ritual, ceremony, and sisterhood. Many of these gatherings are woman-centric and focus on spiritual worship and female rites of passage and blood mysteries. Those involved in Goddess Spirituality may also identify as Pagan, Wiccan, Polytheistic, Shamanic, Lukumi (and other Afro-Caribbean religions), Monotheistic, and as part of traditional religions.
“The psyches and souls of women also have their own cycles and seasons of doing and solitude, running and staying, being involved and being removed, questing and resting, creating and incubating, being of the world and returning to the soul-place.” ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Consider Goddess Spirituality a sacred container for your awakening to the Divine Feminine; a journey of reconnecting and re-membering the soul seeds of Goddess deep within you. There is no right or wrong when you approach Goddess with an open heart and desire to know Her more.
As you will see through the articles and offerings on MotherHouse and Mystery School of the Goddess, connection to Goddess is unique to each person.
Make it your own – Goddess is waiting.
Listed below are some places to begin your exploration and ways to connect further.
Thank you for visiting MotherHouse of the Goddess!
xo Kimberly Moore
Founder & Priestess MotherHouse of the Goddess
Founder & Teacher Mystery School of the Goddess
My Goddess, my Mother, my Source is All.
She is the black of the primordial void from which all creation springs forth;
She is the brown of the alluvial soil that enriches and sustains;
She is the red of life blood pulsing through all living things;
She is the white of the moon directing the tides;
She is crystal clear and weaves through the world like a great snake.
Her skin is dusted with gold, enticing us into Her sacred dance.
I see Her in every face, every iteration of the great mass of humanity, every breath of the trees, every stare of the wild beings.
She is our essence, our hearts, our creations, and our remembrances.
She is our screams, our rage, our grief, and our demands of right action.
Goddess. Mother. Source. All.
~ Kimberly Moore
MotherHouse of the Goddess is a devotional community and our Goddess Temple is a living altar to Goddess in all of Her emanations. Through ritual, myth, magick, and sacred inspiration, we offer sanctuary for those seeking transformation through the Divine Feminine. MotherHouse of the Goddess was established by Priestess Kimberly Moore in July 2013 as a manifestation of her devotion to Goddess. Kimberly has been serving Goddess as Priestess for over 25 years.
MotherHouse Goddess Temple is honored to serve Goddess in all of Her aspects and provide community for devotees worldwide. Bringing Goddess to our world has never been more important. Thank you for being here and you are invited to join our free Goddess Temple events!
Everyday is a celebration of Goddess and how She manifests in our lives, but there are some special dates that are observed at MotherHouse Goddess Temple. Many of these Goddesses are pillars of our Temple. MotherHouse Goddess Temple provides free Goddess meditations for many of these dates. Please stay connected to receive updates on our next online event. See our free upcoming events
Through the MotherHouse of the Goddess blog, we provide a monthly Goddess calendar for you to sync into theHolyDays that have meaning for your practice. See the latest Goddess Calendar here
Who are the Goddesses around you right now? Goddess Card Readings with Kimberly put you in touch with the Goddesses and energies surrounding you right now.
Keep track of your Goddess HolyDays, Rituals, and Sacred Writings with our NEW Goddess Planner
Connect more deeply with Goddess and your daily practices through online learning with Priestess Kimberly Moore
- The Literary Goddess Circle
- Everyday Sacred 2020
- MotherHouse of the Goddess Facebook Group
- Goddess Alive Radio Podcasts
Mystery School of the Goddess was formally launched in June 2014 and began welcoming instructors in October 2014.
Our mission is to provide a rich and diverse source of knowledge and practices for those who are seeking transformation within their lives through exploration of the Sacred Feminine, Goddess Spirituality, Wisdom Practices, Shamanism, Mindful Living, and the Healing Arts.
The instructors on Mystery School of the Goddess are authors, academics, and/or expert practitioners in their respective fields and all have prior teaching experience within communities, universities and colleges, and online.
Currently, we have over 15 instructors that have active online courses!
Many of the Mystery School of the Goddess Teachers have active Facebook Groups:
FREE SUMMITS/EVENTS STILL OPEN:
Kuan Yin Telesummit – March 2019
Feast of the Sacred Waters – September 2017
Feast of the Magdalene Telesummit – July 2017
“The simple act of telling a woman’s story from a woman’s point of view is a revolutionary act: it never has been done before.”
Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood by Merlin Stone
Ariadne’s Thread: A Workbook of Goddess Magic by Shekinah Mountainwater
Awakening Shakti – the Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga by Sally Kempton
Daughter of the Goddess: The Sacred Priestess by Naomi Ozaniec
Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler
Foremothers of the Women’s Spirituality Movement by Vicki Noble and Miriam Robbins Dexter
Goddess Companion: Daily Meditations on the Feminine Spirit by Patricia Monaghan
Goddesses in Everywoman by Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen
Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century by Judith Laura
Rebirth of the Goddess by Carol Christ
Sacred Circles: A Guide to Creating Your Own Women’s Spirituality Group by Robin Deen Carnes and Sally Craig
She Who Changes: Re-imagining the Divine in the World by Carol Christ
Stepping into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses edited by Anne Key and Candace Kant
The Chalice and the Blade by Riane Eisler
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter by Sue Monk Kidd
The Goddess Path by Patricia Monaghan
The Holy Book of Women’s Mysteries by Z Budapest
The Language of the Goddess by Marija Gimbutas
The Moon and the Virgin by Nor Hall
The Myth of the Goddess by Anne Baring and Jules Cashford
The Spiral Dance by Starhawk
The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets by Barbara Walker
Untie the Strong Woman: Blessed Mother’s Immaculate Love for the Wild Soul by Clarissa Pinkola-Estes
Voices of the Goddess edited by Caitlin Matthews
Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality by Judith Plaskow & Carol Christ
When God was a Woman by Merlin Stone
Women and Goddesses in Myth and Sacred Text by Tamara Agha-Jaffar
Women Who Run with the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Yeshe Matthews – Mount Shasta Goddess Temple – Dunsmuir, California
Lauri Ann Lumby – Temple of the Magdalene – Online
Caireann Frasca – The Cauldron Temple – Online
Sisters of the Moon Temple with Michelle Boxley
Temple of Goddess Spirituality – Dedicated to Sekhmet – Cactus Springs, Nevada
The Goddess Temple of Orange County – Orange County, California
Goddess Temple of Ashland – Ashland, Oregon
GODDESS SPIRITUALITY & FOREMOTHER SITES
Brandi Auset – Red Priestess (store and blog)
Carol Christ – Why Women Need the Goddess
Max Dashu – Suppressed Histories Archive
Selena Fox – Circle Sanctuary
Anne Key – Goddess Ink (store and blog)
Isadora Leidenfrost – The Red Tent Movie
Layne Redmond – Invoking Aphrodite
Molly Remer – Brigid’s Grove (store and extensive offerings)
Renee Starr – Goddess Priestess Witch
Feminism and Religion blog– some of the contributors (like Carol Christ) are Goddess-oriented but also has articles from women within mainstream religions that are introducing the feminist current into their spirituality.
Matrifocus – also no longer in print but an amazing online resource.
SageWoman Magazine – Goddess-women oriented publication and also has an online blog.
The Beltane Papers – no longer in print but some of the back issues are available on the site and well worth a peek.
GODDESS VENDORS WE LOVE!
Celtic Soul Craft with Jude Lally – Dolls and Prayer Beads
DaughtersOfIsis.com with Gwen Barry – Magical Essential Oil Blends & Incense
GailJessenDesigns.com with Gail Jessen – Sacred Jewelry Design
Herbiary with Maia Toll
KatherineSkaggs.com with Katherine Skaggs – Goddess & Shamanic Art
MurphysEssentials.com with Kim Murphy – Healing & Magical Essential Oil Blends & CBD
Ona’s Root with Angela Grace – Conjure Oils, Sprays, & Services
Red Priestess with Brandi Auset
SacredWell.com with Yeshe Matthews – Crystal and Treasure Shop
StickMedicine.org with Leah Wolfe – Memory Beads, Runes, Charms
SACRED GODDESS TRAVEL
Carol Christ – Goddess Pilgrimage to Crete
Mary Lomando – Goddess Tours to Egypt and Peru
Jude Lally – Ancestral Mothers of Scotland Retreat
Amantha Murphy – Celtic Soul Journeys (Ireland)
GODDESS DIVINATION DECKS
Goddess Power Oracle by Colette Baron-Reid
The Divine Feminine Oracle by Meggan Watterson
The Weaver’s Oracle by Carolyn Hillyer
MOTHERHOUSE GODDESS TEMPLE – Goddess Calendar & Free Community Events
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