Woman Rite of Passage

History

When Wanda Velez, Wanda Walborn, and I met in the fall of 2010 to plan a rite of passage for spring, 2011, I didn’t even dream that Woman would grow to be a year-long process, produce a two journal articles and The Book of Womanhood, and form a strong community of 20 mentors, 83 alumnae, and 15 current participants.  We started small! Women…

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On Feeling Sexy

Spring has arrived, so hats, scarves and bulky coats are being replaced. . . with bare skin. There’s something I deeply love about feeling the sun and breeze on my skin after a hard winter—it makes me feel alive! But as I looked around the other day, I wondered why some show quite so much skin. Don’t get me wrong—I…

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Modesty Is For Me, Not You.

There it was, in the middle of a Christian book on young women’s sexuality. The Modesty Chapter. And there it was again, a call to dress for others. Mother told Daughter she couldn’t go out in public “like that” because the boys would be staring at her boobs. Now, I didn’t see what Daughter wore—perhaps it was totally inappropriate. But…

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Raise Your Voice With Me

Being silenced is terrible. I know too many who have been silenced by experiences that have taken their voice; some were not allowed to tell their story of abuse, others’ stories were stifled or not believed, and still others were silenced in different ways. And that silencing affects all uses of their voice. In order to regain the use of…

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About Me

Welcome. I’m glad you’ve stopped by! I wish we could sit down and chat with a warm cup of coffee and some fresh chocolate chip cookies. I wish you were stopping by my little apartment with its view of the Hudson river. I’d ask you questions about life, we’d get deep, and then my son would wake up, come out, smile,…

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Woman Testimonials

Janiece Williams

Since beginning this journey of womanhood – this discovery of self – Dr. Davis Abdallah’s Book of Womanhood has seriously reshaped my paradigm of what it means to be a woman. In times past I thought my womanhood was simply a gender thing – a status you attain as you, a female, enter into adulthood. However, I’m learning that my womanhood is so…

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Book of Womanhood Launch Celebration

Celebrate with me! The Book of Womanhood is published! COME AND: – Win a free book, purchase one, get one signed – Hear about the Woman Rite of Passage – Eat yummy Syrian appetizers (and American desserts) – Celebrate!   Monday, November 30, 2015 6:30pm Shuman Hall, Nyack College RSVP: here. 0

Sneak Peeks

Sneak Peek–Alone and Lonely

Click here to read the Introduction to Relationship with Self, and Chapter 5: Alone and Lonely: Can the Two Be Separated? You can purchase it at 40% off for a limited time! Click here to go to the Publisher site and use the discount code: woman. 0

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BUY THE BOOK!

If you’re ready to purchase, go here And for 40% off, use the discount code: woman If you’re still thinking, check out the Book of Womanhood page sneak peeks into its content and testimonials to transformation through reading it 0