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The Radical Initiation of Motherhood

Becoming a mother can be beautiful. It can also be miserable.

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TThe journey to motherhood can be one of the most profoundly sacred experiences a woman can have. It can also be painful, jarring and incredibly lonely. I should know, because I’ve experienced all of it.




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Elizabeth Childs Kelly

Elizabeth Childs Kelly

I write about the intersection of ancient spiritual traditions and modern feminism. Host of the Home to Her podcast:

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