Rewilding Motherhood: Your Path to an Empowered Feminine Spirituality (Paperback)

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Women are often told by their communities that being a mother will complete or define them. But many women find themselves depleted and spiritually stagnant amid the everyday demands of being a mom. They long to experience a rich inner life but feel there is rarely enough time, energy, or stillness to connect with God in a meaningful way.

This book takes the concept of rewilding and applies it to motherhood. Just as an environmentalist seeks to rewild land by returning it to its natural state, Shannon Evans invites women to rewild motherhood by reclaiming its essence through an expansive feminine spirituality.

Drawn from the contemplative Catholic tradition and Evans's own parenting experience, Rewilding Motherhood helps women deepen their connection to God through practices inherent to the life they're living now. Topics include work-life balance, identity, solitude, patience, household work, and mission for the common good. Throughout, Evans encourages women to see motherhood as an opportunity to discover a vibrant feminine spirituality and a deeper knowledge of God and self.

About the Author


Shannon K. Evans, a writer in the contemplative Catholic tradition, is a monthly columnist for Jesuits.org and a regular contributor to Franciscan Media. She has written for Blessed Is She, Verily magazine, Romper, America, and Relevant and is the author of Embracing Weakness. Evans speaks regularly at churches, small groups, conferences, and retreats on topics related to motherhood, prayer, and justice and leads groups in guided meditation. She is a mother of five and lives in Ames, Iowa.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781587435386
ISBN-10: 1587435381
Publisher: Brazos Press
Publication Date: September 14th, 2021
Pages: 192
Language: English