"You belong among the wildflowers
you belong in a boat out at sea
You belong with your love on your arm
You belong somewhere you feel free."
meant to be a good thing. A source of joy.
Yet it has become a source of shame-women almost universally
feel that they are 'too much' and 'not what they should be.'
And men tend to pull away from the deeper waters of a woman's soul,
unsure of what they will find there or how to handle it.
And so we have missed the treasure that is the heart of a woman,
missed the richness femininity was meant to
bring into our lives, missed the way it
speaks to us of the heart of God." (page ix, Captivating)
caused me to keep hold of this book for the past week.
My eyes have opened to a new way of thinking, healing and freedom.
holds in her heart her most precious dreams.
Those desires are far
more than child's play. They are
the secret to the feminine heart." (S. Eldredge)