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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who accompanies Sue on a speaking trip and performs an impromptu ritual to ask the Feminine Divine to guide and bless them?
2. In her isolation, Sue begins to say goodbye to the __________ she has been as she realizes she must.
3. Esther Harding says that being a __________ did not originally mean being chaste, but belonging to one's self.
4. To what does Sue compare herself when she is lying in her bed at the bed and breakfast, feeling empty and drained?
5. The ___________ tree of Sue's writing career is full and just needs a stiff wind in order to be reoriented.
Short Essay Questions
1. What kind of music allows Sue to feel the radiant mystery of being embraced by the Goddess?
2. What does Sue do in order to cultivate her own creativity and to create space for it in her life?
3. What does Sue do on her last retreats at Springbank, in order to pass on her lessons to others?
4. What does Maya Angelou say in an interview which makes Sue begin to understand empowerment?
5. What does Sue see to be a sacred place when she visits and sees a replica of Da Vinci's Cartoon of St. Anne?
6. When Sandy and Sue come upon a large stone circle in Avebury, what does the guide book say it represents?
7. What happens when Betty and Sue begin to dig up two stumps? What do they find they have done?
8. What does Sue begin to do in September to further push her journey into the Sacred Feminine?
9. What does Sue do when she is in the stone circle, connecting with the Goddess?
10. What does Sue learn to be the name of the Goddess during a dream of her birth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sue goes on a number of retreats and trips in order to find out more about herself and the Sacred Feminine.
Part 1: Why do you think Sue looks outside of herself to find answers?
Part 2: Do you think it would be better for her to look inside of herself for the answers to her questions?
Part 3: In what ways can Sue benefit from so many classes, retreats, and trips?
Essay Topic 2
In the end, Sue begins to realize she cannot write Christian literature anymore as she feels so strongly that it conflicts with who she is now.
Part 1: Why do you think Sue cannot write any more Christian literature?
Part 2: Do you think that a writer should be able to write no matter what happens in their life?
Part 3: Do you think that Sue Monk Kidd should discount her earlier writings because of her new thinking pattern?
Essay Topic 3
Sue is convinced there is a Feminine Wound which is causing pain and frustration in the world.
Part 1: How would you define the idea of the Feminine Wound?
Part 2: Do you think there might be an equally important Masculine Wound?
Part 3: Why do you think addressing the idea of a wound is important?
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