PRAISE FOR THE QUEEN OF MY SELF

"Finally, an archetype of midlife power and maturity that I can relate to -- The Queen. Thank you Donna for providing this much-needed missing piece of women's wisdom."
--Christiane Northrup, M.D.
Author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause



"Insightful, funny, a treasure, from one of the best Goddess Gals around."
--Olympia Dukakis



"This is the book we've been waiting for -- blunt, witty, truthful, intelligent, and downright astonishing in its lucidity. Donna Henes bravely paves the way for women through the Grand Canyon of midlife change. For those intrepid ones among us who intend to take ownership of our lives no matter what, this book is our revolutionary manifesto."
--Vicki Noble
Co-creator of Motherpeace Tarot and author of Shakti Woman and The Double Goddess



"Wise women, goddesses, and midlife Queens agree: Mama Donna's book is a friend, an ally, and a sweet sister whose wise words bring insight, humor, and power to women during and after menopause."
--Susun Weed
Author of New Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way



"In The Queen of My Self, Mama Donna cooks up a nourishing stew of regal empowerment from a rich assortment of ingredients including rituals, blessings, and many stories from her life and practice. Flying in the face of our stereotypes, self-doubts, and cultural conditioning she offers an exuberant and elegant vision of midlife as a time of power, wisdom, beauty, and joy."
--J. Ruth Gendler
Author of The Book of Qualities



"Delightfully written, at once playful and profound, The Queen of My Self is a treasure! Donna Henes successfully weaves together the personal, the universal and the historical with candor and humor."
--Cristina Biaggi, Ph.D.
Author of Habitations of the Goddess and Footsteps of the Goddess



"Having just entered my 50's, I found The Queen of My Self to be the perfect guide, providing much needed clarity for this next phase of my life. Mama Donna's words are comforting, inspiring and wise beyond her years. This magical book made me feel like a real live powerful Queen indeed."
--Annie Sprinkle, Ph.D.
Author of Post Porn Modernist



"The Queen of My Self is a great read. Although it will appeal to women of all ages, it should be mandatory for those facing what could otherwise be a mid-life crisis. Mama Donna's writing is clear, inspired, and filled with light-hearted, humorous wisdom as she exhorts us to live life to the fullest, and in doing so enhance and empower our elder years."
--Nicki Scully
Author of Alchemical Healing and Power Animal Meditations



"In The Queen of My Self, Donna Henes reclaims the ancient wisdom of all earth cultures: that older women are strong, wise, and free. For decades, Donna has guided us through the seasons of our lives. Now she gives us the divine paradox: that it is only by treasuring and knowing ourselves can we best serve our precious planet. This is an essential treasure for all midlife women -- and those who love them."
--Hallie Austen Iglehart
Author of Womanspirit and The Heart of the Goddess



"It is time for all of us to reclaim our thrones and Donna Henes is the Queen of showing us how! In these pages, you'll find exercises, insights, and wisdom that will truly allow you to own your inner royalty and change your life."
--Laurie Sue Brockway
Author of A Goddess Is a Girl's Best Friend and Wedding Goddess







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