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The Gospel of Mary Magdalene

Sara Taft August 16, 2018

Part 1

 

What we know about Mary Magdalene comes from the canonical Gospels of the New Testament and a group of fringe materials known as the Gnostic gospels, which were rejected by the Roman Catholic Church.

 

The suppression of early Christian literature began when Constantine became emperor

 

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life

The Gift of Life

Sara Taft August 8, 2018

In the painting above you can see the healthy liver I received after my miraculous liver transplant. It proudly hangs in the Cedars-Sinai Transplant Center in Beverly Hills. The Cedars liver team saved my life! I was 62 years old when I went through this transformative experience after receiving the shocking news that I had an unusual autoimmune disease called primary biliary cirrhosis.

It . . .

surrendering

Surrendering

Sara Taft August 1, 2018

My name is Sara. It is 3:00 a.m. on September 29, 2000. Two nurses are wheeling me into an operating room at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles to wait for my liver transplant. A young man has been shot, and the team is waiting for him to become brain dead. I am unable to process this reality. Someone is dying to save my life!

As I look up at the ceiling of the room, a feeling of calm comes o . . .

Shaman

Shamanic Roots

Sara Taft July 25, 2018

Faced with a health crisis, I looked for not only possible emotional reasons for this surprising event, but for alternative ways for healing.  I discovered shamanism.

I found out things I never knew about these mysterious people and their ways of looking at reality. The shaman lived on the edge of community life for healing the tribe and individuals in it.  It was the beginning stage of i . . .

healing

Artist’s Statement

Sara Taft July 18, 2018

In the year 2000, I had a miraculous liver transplant and a spiritual awakening. The mysteries of death and rebirth and their intimate connection changed me. This led me to embrace the full significance and healing power of Mary Magdalene.

Two years later, I went on a pilgrimage to France with the purpose of exploring the sacred feminine in early Christian life. I knew little of what existed be . . .

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Sara Taft discovered she had an auto-immune disease at age sixty-two. The illness eventually destroyed her liver and ultimately ch . . . read more

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