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  Sacred Feminine Festival - Fremantle - March 2006
Celebrating the sacred feminine festival is a symbol of Love, Compassion and global peace for all humanity.
The Sacred Feminine have been worshipped in many spiritual traditions and have often been seen as the Great Mother or the Divine Mother – the one who have been giving birth to the whole of existence.
The Sacred Feminine is awakening us to a new ethic of responsibility towards the planet and a vision of the Sacredness and Unity of all life.
www.sacredfeminine.com.au   (421 words)

  Grammatical gender - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Spanish, the suffix -o is characteristic of masculine nouns and the suffix -a is characteristic of feminine nouns.
Since the noun lind (shield) is grammatically feminine, the pronoun seo (the, that) and the adjectives brade (broad) and tilu (good), which refer to lind, must also appear in their feminine forms, as well as the pronoun hire (her), which adopts the grammatical gender of its referent.
The overlap between grammatical gender and morphology may, however, not be complete: problema (problem) is masculine (though this is for etymological reasons), and radio (radio station) is feminine (because it's a shortening of estación de radio, a phrase whose head is the feminine noun estación).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grammatical_gender   (4245 words)

 Authority or Idolatry? Feminine Theology and the Church
Feminine theology, like other theological movements of the 20th century, raises questions concerning the use of language and symbols in a religious context and the worship of that which we call divine.
In that sense feminine theology shares Paul Tillich’s concern that theology must be a theology of correlation: the form in which questions of ultimate meaning are raised must be the form in which answers are articulated.
Feminine theology claims that there is not only a language of nationality or tribe but a language of sex.
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=1893   (3222 words)

 The Divine Feminine
Feminine preferences and attributes would have been honored equally through the centuries, and the resulting integration in the psyche of individuals would have spread to their families and communities.
This resurrection of the feminine has allowed the things that women traditionally care most about - the education and nurturing of children and the enhancement of the quality of life - gradually to become visible on the agenda.
Under the influence of this resurgent feminine principle, there is hope that the peoples of Earth may yet become enlightened, cherishing the unique gift of life of which this "water-carrying" planet Earth is custodian.
www.amazonation.com /DivFem.htm   (716 words)

 feminine - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Note: Effeminate and womanish are generally used in a reproachful sense; feminine and womanly, applied to women, are epithets of propriety or commendation.
Feminine applies to gender rather than sex, and is grammatical rather than physiological." --Latham.
Having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or effeminate; strong; robust.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/feminine   (794 words)

 Masculine and Feminine Energies , by Jeanie Marshall
Our culture tends to believe that anything "feminine" is less than anything "masculine." It is a belief that is quite firmly held in the mass consciousness, although there are, fortunately, exceptions.
I honestly believe that one reason that organizations are in deep trouble is because of the over-emphasis on the masculine and the elevation of the male over the female.
Men or women who have not integrated their feminine sides tend to be hard or cold.
www.selfgrowth.com /articles/Marshall9.html   (1152 words)

 Center of the Sacred Feminine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The overall mission is to inspire appreciation, respect, awareness, understanding and devotion of the Sacred Feminine and to empower women of all ages spiritually and creatively.
Appreciating the "Sacred Feminine" in the spiritual sense means valuing the feminine principle, along with the masculine principle, as equal and fundamental aspects of the Divine.
In the human sense, respecting the Sacred Feminine, means especially valuing the innate worth of woman's mind, body and soul, as well as appreciating the "feminine" qualities in the male character.
www.sacred-feminine.org /page2.htm   (1090 words)

 Astrology on the Web: Feminine Signs
Feminine Signs in astrology are signs which have traditionally been conceived as more receptive and less active, primarily focusing on the emotional/material world.
Generally speaking, planets in feminine signs in your horoscope add sensitivity and emotional depth, while those in masculine signs add spirituality and activity, whether physical or mental.
Feminine Signs are nocturnal (night-oriented), so the term feminine here should be viewed in the same light as the Yin (or dark) polarity of the Tao.
www.astrologycom.com /fem.html   (166 words)

 http://www.cyberitalian.com - Grammar - © Copyright CyberItalian Inc.
Some feminine nouns end with "o" and form the plural ending with "i".
Some nouns are masculine in the singular form, but become feminine in the plural, ending with "a".
Feminine nouns ending with "cia" or "gia" become "ce" or "ge" when a consonant precedes the ending "cia" or "gia".
www.cyberitalian.com /html/gra_na.htm   (459 words)

 The Deal With Feminine Hygiene
Another choice for feminine protection during your menstrual period is to use tampons.
Douches (from the French word for "wash") and feminine sprays (or deodorants) supposedly keep a woman's vaginal area smelling fresh and clean.
Feminine sprays and douches are often heavily perfumed and can lead to allergic reactions or even infections in the vagina.
kidshealth.org /teen/sexual_health/girls/feminine_hygiene.html   (1510 words)

 What is the sacred feminine?
The “sacred feminine” is a religious movement that emphasizes femininity as being closer to divinity than masculinity.
Hints of the sacred feminine viewpoint can be seen in the Bible with the examples of ritual prostitution (Genesis 38:21-22; Hosea 4:14) and goddess worship (Jeremiah 44:17-25; 2 Kings 23:7).
It was the patriarchal disciples and early church who “demoted” Mary, denied the sacred feminine, and instituted a patriarchal caricature of Jesus’ intention for Christianity.
www.gotquestions.org /sacred-feminine.html   (354 words)

 Images - The Feminine Gaze in Notorious and The Paradine Case
Though these films may be unusual in privileging a feminine gaze, Silverman's examples are more significant in highlighting how the function of this feminine gaze--knowing and accepting--differs from the masculine gaze--controlling and possessing.
However, I would like to hold off on describing the feminine gaze as "passive"--though this gaze may not behave in a way that is perceived as "active," it is still a gaze with energy and agency that the word "passive" obscures.
This feminine gaze, which may or may not be tied to desire, is primarily concerned with knowledge, not with possession or action.
www.imagesjournal.com /issue09/features/femininegaze/text1.htm   (908 words)

 divine feminine
Although both masculine and feminine equally have their origin in the Divine, I would like to take a special look at the feminine in Islam to help redress the balance because the feminine side of Islam has been mostly overlooked so far.
On the level of the names are the principles of the masculine and the feminine: the names of Majesty are the prototype of masculinity, while the names of Beauty are the prototype of femininity.
In Arabic to say, for example, "Wisdom is precious," you could repeat the feminine pronoun: al-hikmah hiya thamînah, literally "Wisdom, she is precious." This has resonance with the forgotten Christian mystical tradition, in which Wisdom is personified as a woman, the divine Sophia, associated with the Virgin Mary.
www.crescentlife.com /spirituality/divine_feminine.htm   (2545 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Feminine males 'more attractive'
Men with feminine faces will be luckier in love as most women are attracted to them rather than masculine men, Liverpool University scientists say.
Feminine faces tend to be linked with stability and caring, scientists said.
Men who rated themselves as attractive preferred women with feminine facial features, such as a small nose and chin and large eyes, which are indicators of fertility.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/4261489.stm   (511 words)

 Is 'feminine' a compliment?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"'Feminine' *could* be used as a word that connotes productivity, wholeness, being receptive to resolving conflict rather than fighting," qualities women generally posess and display more than men do.
A woman's femininity is often judged by how she dresses, and too often "feminine" means dressing like a doll or a sexpot.
Designer Donna Karan, for instance, has set out to make clothes for women who are feminine in a modern sense, those, she says who are "freer to be themselves, past the stage of competing with men by wearing the jacket and bow tie.
www.holysmoke.org /fem/fem0134.htm   (421 words)

 Balancing Masculine & Feminine
The feminine spirit that has been reawakened in all here on the planet, out of considerable necessity, will help heal the Earth -- must be reawakened for ultimate healing of the planet.
Each of you have a masculine and feminine energy in your being, and both need to be activated and brought to an equal place.
The balance of masculine and feminine in each of you is being brought to the surface of your beings at this time in a new form of relationship to soul.
www.innerself.com /Relationships/balancing.htm   (1332 words)

Feminine part of the psyche; qualities or characteristics you identify with particular individual which are projected aspects of yourself.
Sexual innuendos where the masculine aspects is depicted by the bat and the feminine aspects is depicted in the form of the ball or the ballpark.
The idea of a cosmic mother precedes that of the cosmic father, and Sophia is the daughter, the feminine Logos of the cosmic mother; and this feminine Logos has seven sons, constituting the ogdoad.
www.experiencefestival.com /feminine   (3322 words)

 The Feminine Principle of Salvation
This feminine principle of resting from self, of the hiding of self, is epitomized in the creation of the Sabbath wherein God rested from all the work that He had done.
Likewise, the husband also stands in a similar feminine position, a position of humility, in that he has to acknowledge that the glory he receives through his children is only so because of the great thing that his wife was able to do with the little that he gave her.
The Holy Ghost, who is Herself feminine (though this is not fully seen in the English translations from the Greek), spoke not of Herself, but spoke the words of Jesus, who, likewise, spoke not of Himself, but spoke the words of the Father.
the-branch.org /Feminine_Salvation_Woman's_Love_And_Humility_Doug_Mitchell   (5153 words)

 Chimes Home Page
This feminine image is equivalent to the image of God as masculine in the preceding parable of the mustard seed.
Whereas the magnificent eagle is associated with light, sun, height, mobility and exteriority, the lowly hen is "associated with the shadows and darkness of the henhouse, and with depth and stillness and interiority beneath the mothering wings" (V. Mollenkott, The Divine Feminine [Crossroad, 1987], 93).
Holy Spirit (in Hebrew, feminine; in Greek, neuter) is often associated with women’s functions: the birthing process (Jn.
clubs.calvin.edu /chimes/970418/o1041897.htm   (1267 words)

 Vagisil: Feminine Health Myths and Misconceptions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Safely and gently cleanse away feminine discharge and perspiration in the vaginal area with a mild soap or foam specially designed for this area of the body.
In addition to feminine protection products, a woman may carry a feminine cleanser in her gym bag in case there is no time to shower.
reports that only five percent of women carry a feminine cleansing product in their gym bag, however, excess perspiration, such as that from a heavy workout, can lead to feminine itching, irritation or even infection if such steps are not taken.
www.vagisil.com /fitness_tips.shtml   (666 words)

 Spanish Grammar: gender of nouns part one
In Spanish, all nouns are either masculine or feminine.
You might expect it to be feminine, since a dress is an article of clothing worn by females.
Because the definite article (el, la) is your clue as to whether a noun is masculine or feminine.
www.studyspanish.com /lessons/genoun1.htm   (414 words)

 Urban Dictionary: feminine
Whatever a woman does is feminine, because they are a woman, and they are doing something that pertains to them.
Traditionally, in most cultures, the expectation for a lady to be nurturing, demure, to care for her family, to look beautiful, and to be submissive to her husband(or girlfriend).
"Feminine" behavior would be the behavior that the culture one lives in standardized as "feminine".
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=feminine&defid=242919   (426 words)

 Feminine Singular Nouns
Note that a noun’s gender (masculine or feminine) sometimes refers to the sex of the referrent (as the word bat refers to a daughter, and ben refers to a son), but often it does not.
Feminine singular nouns often end with a Hey or a Tav.
Notice also that the word for truth, emet, is feminine and the word for thing, davar, is masculine (there are no masculine inflections for emet or feminine inflections for davar).
www.hebrew4christians.com /Grammar/Unit_Four/Feminine_Nouns/feminine_nouns.html   (468 words)

 What is the Sacred Feminine?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Recognizes that there is a male and female aspect to each personality and encourages both men and women to cultivate the balance of their own inner masculine and feminine aspects.
The Sacred Feminine is a paradigm of Universal Motherhood.
It is time to balance the masculine and feminine principles within our belief systems, our religious doctrines, our cultural ethos and within ourselves.
www.sacred-feminine.org /page11.htm   (1167 words)

 Marygrace Peters, O.P.: The Beguines: Feminine Piety Derailed
Although the medieval church had not given full range to the religious energies of women, women refused to be ostracized from a life of authentic evangelical piety.
Such an explosive combination of feminine desire and institutional prohibition prompted the development of a proliferation of new religious roles for women.
The particular configuration of feminine piety introduced by the Beguines was quelled.
www.spiritualitytoday.org /spir2day/91431peters.html   (4841 words)

 bodybuilding femminin - see information on bodybuilding femminin provided by Steroid Encyclopaedia
BH: The ability to be feminine and show off fifteen years of gymnastics.
in a bodybuilding contest, those in the figure division are judged on their display of a feminine, natural and athletic...
these feminine features are the fuel which light the hot entertainment side of the female bodybuilding, wrestling,...
www.steroid-encyclopaedia.com /13/bodybuilding-femminin.html   (567 words)

 Feminine Voice Techniques
Try saying the word 'hay', and pay attention to how you change between the unvoiced H sound and the voiced A sound: say it very slowly ('hhhhhaaaay') and feel the change in the vocal cords as your voice slides from the unvoiced 'hhh' sound to the voiced 'aaa' vowel sound.
Develop head resonance : One of the biggest problems facing TS women is, after learning to produce a soft, feminine voice, to then learn how to speak loudly when necessary without the voice returning to a masculine sound.
To gain a louder feminine voice, develop head resonance rather than chest resonance --- open your mouth a little more, use more air, and 'push' your voice up into your head.
www.looking-glass.greenend.org.uk /voice.htm   (1153 words)

 The Feminine Mystique: Chapter 2
The feminine mystique says that the highest value and the only commitment for women is the fulfillment of their own femininity.
It says this femininity is so mysterious and intuitive and close to the creation and origin of life that man-made science may never be able to understand it.
Beneath the sophisticated trappings, it simply makes certain concrete, finite, domestic aspects of feminine existence--as it was lived by women whose lives were confined, by necessity, to cooking, cleaning, washing, bearing children--into a religion, a pattern by which all women must now live or deny their femininity.
coursesa.matrix.msu.edu /~hst203/documents/friedan2.html   (6051 words)

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