What does it look like to shift from our inner “maiden” to the inner “mother” archetype?
In this identity-shedding episode, Lola and Sarah speak about the discomfort of growth, self-discovery through mirrors, and how to heal the patriarchy that we’ve all internalized through rituals, rites, and resiliency.
Topics Covered with Sarah Durham Wilson
- Our wisdom is connected to our thinking that life will last forever
- Why the path as a maiden can encounter danger and turmoil
- How the over-culture lays down expectations of what biological mothers should be like
- How Sarah addressed the issue of her own immaturity
- The misconception about the mother archetype
- Realizing that the inconsistent conditional validation of strangers is not what a maiden is chasing
- The signs that made it clear for Sarah that she has a lot of maturing to do
- The patriarchal and misogynistic views that women are inherently bad
- The consistent message that multiple men kept saying that helped Sarah realize how disconnected she was from herself
- What happened when Sarah was in a place where she wanted to die
- Walking through her dark night of the soul and meeting the goddess
- How Sarah is showing up for life now
- The complexity of awakening and passing through metamorphosis
- Searching for home and belongingness is a deep theme in Sarah’s life
- The consequences of reaching instead of rooting
About Sarah Durham Wilson
Once a rock journalist in New York City & L.A., her Saturn Return viscerally ended one life and began another: one devoted wholly to Feminine Wisdom as a women’s writer and leader.
A teacher & retreat leader, she’s journeyed thousands of women through witch awakenings onto the Priestess Path.
She now is devoted to leading the collective Wounded Maiden Feminine across the archetypal bridge to Healthy Mother.
She is actively participating in her anti-racism work and has a no-tolerance policy for bigotry. All are welcome to her work, and she is unlearning patriarchal toxicity every day.