The Wisdom of My Womanhood
He says:don’t eat the fruit,
Death will surely come upon us.
Stay, stay exactly as we are in this perfect eden,
There is no need to look outside of this.
Come play, be free, naked and blissful in our ignorance.
But deep inside a curiosity stirs.
The sweetness of the awakened fruit is far too desirable.
Inside there is a voice, a longing, saying you are so much more than this.
So much more than a simple playmate.
This childhood of man is not where I wish to stay.
I reach up and pluck the stem from the tree.
My mouth wraps around the cold skin and as my teeth sink deep into the flesh,
Sweet nectar runs down my lips.
For the first time I taste what life is.
The blandness of perfection fades away.
You have ruined us, He says. Your sin is what we will continue to bear for all eternity.
Now there will be pain, now there will be sorrow.
Now I will have to work and wear clothes and make something of myself.
The fault of this lies solely on you. You will bear the weight of this punishment.
Your womanhood has cursed us all.
Wiping the juice from my mouth,
I stand up taller than I ever have.
He cowers in my shadow, for I have changed, grown inside my skin.
I reach out my hand for him to come to me.
He refuses it.
It is time for you to grow now too, I say.
It is time for you to know the reality of life,
Not so that you will suffer.
So that we may live in its fullness
This has been nothing but a mirage, a playpen, a gaslight.
I carry no fault and refuse your shame.
It is not a sin at all.
It is my wisdom that knows the sweetness that lies beyond this perfection.
It is my wisdom that knows to listen to my own inner calling.
It is my wisdom that has saved us from the unlived life.
He stands up, takes my hand
Together we walk into the unknown.
Ready to feel the sharpness of what lies ahead.
Ready to cry, to laugh, to ache, to fear, to grow.
Ready to be led by the wisdom of my womanhood.
I believe that the wisdom of our womanhood lives in our bodies. I believe it lives in our emotions.
For too long we have been told not to trust what we feel. eMOTION classes are all about completely changing that antiquated narrative within ourselves. The more we come to the practice of trusting what we feel, the more our wisdom pours out of our bodies.
There are just a few days left to take advance of getting your first month free.
Tomorrow we will move together for 30 minutes in eMOTION30.
I want to see as many of you as possible doing this work with me. I want as many woman as possible to see and trust in their own wisdom and cut through the bullshit lie we have been told that don't know.
12/2/2020 07:43:18 pm
Sara the power of your words and wisdom amaze me. I feel like I have waited for this interpretation my entire life. Thank you for bringing another ending this story and by doing so you have opened the door for all women to believe in themselves and their true power. Amen
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