Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Women is a collection of intimate, heartfelt conversations with women spiritual teachers who live and look like ordinary people. They have kids, husbands, jobs, and bills to pay. What makes them extraordinary is that each woman has awakened to her true nature. And while that sounds like enlightenment, it doesn’t look like the old stereotype of transcendence, detachment, and bliss. Quite the contrary. This is the feminine half of the spiritual journey—bringing it down to earth and embracing all of what it means to be human.
Author, Rita Marie Robinson, M.A., weaves her own spiritual journey into this lovely and inspiring book, as she travels the country interviewing female teachers. The book contains an interview with Dorothy Hunt as well as conversations with Chameli Ardagh, Muni Fluss, Gangaji, Francie Halderman, Catherine Ingram, Annette Knopp, Sharon Landrith, Karen McPhee, Marlies Cocheret de la Moriniere, Neelam, and Pamela Wilson.
is a book that gives us the permission to be ourselves, the simple wonder
of who we really are. Here are clues to the great human mystery, the
secret that is within each of us waiting to be lived. There is nothing
to search for, just the challenge to be awake, to be present in each ordinary,