Prayers to Mother Jesus. The divine feminine encompassed within the Trinity. This concept seems totally foreign but has come up several times in my reading lately. Trying the words “Mother God” in prayer this morning felt awkward and uncomfortable, but just how much of that discomfort is from traditional evangelicalism? Yet curiosity has me pondering this Mother God. I’m not sure where these thoughts are going (if any where).
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I think the concept of “mother god” is a fascinating one, especially since most of our human religious existence has been focused on goddess worship. I think the hangup, at least for me, is the idea of “god” as mother since “god” is the masculine form. Is it the idea of the Judeo-Christian god as mother? Or just the concept of a god as female in general?
Surely God is beyond male or female but also, radically, both in their fullest sense?