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The Star in My Heart: Experiencing Sophia, Inner Wisdom

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"My first reaction was that it was an excellent book for women, but as I continued to read I realized it would be of equal value for men to help them ex-perience the feminine within themselves and the Divine"....Barbara Baker, psychologist in private p.
Paperback, 77 pages
Published September 1st 1990 by Innisfree Press
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Patty
This book is interesting to me because it is on the Wisdom literature of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). However, Rupp is Catholic and so much of what she refers to is not in my Bible since I am Protestant. I skimmed through the book, but I really need to read the material that Rupp is referring to before I can make much sense of Rupp's comments about Sophia.

I plan to read the books of Wisdom, Sirach and Baruch and then reexamine this book since I think that it will all make more sense with th
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This book was given to me by an artist friend. It came into my hands at exactly the right moment, spiritually, at a time when I was feeling deep unrest and on the brink of an exceptional breakthrough. I am grateful for the star in my own heart and to Joyce Rupp for leading me back to Sophia.
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Jan 29, 2016 Barbara rated it it was amazing
lots of underlining in this book. love Sophia (wisdom) as a person. reading again (1/2012) for 'best friends group' (darien, susan, marion).
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Joyce Rupp is well known for her work as a writer, a spiritual "midwife," and retreat and conference speaker. She has led retreats throughout North America, as well as in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Joyce has a B.A. in English, a M.R.E. in Religious Education, and a M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology. She is a member of the Servites (Servants of Mary) community and was a ...more
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“No matter how much light I carry within me, there will always be times of feeling lost, being confused, seeking direction. It is the way of the human heart.” 11 likes
“I heard a wise saying once that has helped me: "Negative feelings are like stray cats. The more you feed them, the more they hang around.” 11 likes
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