Goddess Guided Meditations Audiobook Available
Judith Laura's audiobook, Goddess Guided Meditations, is available at audible.com, amazon.com, and iTunes. (For direct links click on link above or on book cover.) She decided to do the audiobook of her writings, which she narrates, after receiving comments from readers of her books, Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century and She Lives! The Return of Our Great Mother, about the usefulness of the guided meditations that appear in those books' rituals. After hearing particularly from people who were either using the meditations alone or leading groups that used the meditations, Judith decided to make their use easier by producing a book in a format where the people didn't have to read while meditating. Goddess Guided Meditations contains 20 meditations from those two print books, plus 5 new meditations not previously published. To see a list of which meditations are new and which books the others are from, go to judithlaura.com/ggmeds.html Goddess Guided Meditations is also available as a Kindle e-book.
Finalist Awards From International Book Awards 2012
Study Guide for Kabbalah Chapters
Judith on Blog Talk Radio
Judith Laura has been interviewed three times
Goddess Alive Radio, a program of Blogtalk Radio.
Print Novel Now Available as Audiobook and E-Book
The trade paperback edition of
the triple-award winning novel, originally published in 2005, was reissued in
August 2012 in a lower retail-priced yet high quality edition. The trade paperback
The trade paperback edition of the triple-award winning novel, originally published in 2005, was reissued in August 2012 in a lower retail-priced yet high quality edition. The trade paperbackversion received the top honors in the Ulysses Award competition and received finalist awards in both the USA Best Book Awards, and the Media Darlings Book Award, all in 2006. You can print out a free Reading Group Discussion Guide from this site. For more information, reviews and excerpts, go to http://www.judithlaura.com/beyond.html
Although she has received many awards for her fiction and nonfiction and her poetry has been published in many journals and anthologies, for the first time, individual poems by Judith Laura has received awards. They were given in November 2018 by the contest Maryland Writes! sponsored by Montgomery Magazine and the Maryland Writers Association to two of her poems. Her bio appears on the a pdf of the print version of the Magazine through this link. Names and titles of winning entries in all categories (fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry) can be viewed on the Magazine's website here. Scroll down for the link to the works themselves (hint: poetry is the last category shown). The links are in small type at the end of the description of each winner. Or, you can read Judith Laura's winning poems on this website on http://judithlaura.com/poetry2.html which also has a bit more info on the competition.
Three Part Invention Becomes Available in More E-book Formats
Judith Laura's first novel,Three Part Invention, which has been available in both print and as an Kindle e-book for some time, is now available in virtually all other e-book formats. For more information on this book, including direct links to some bookseller sites, go to http://judithlaura.com/3PI.html
Digital Art by Judith Laura
Posters, prints and greeting cards featuring Judith Laura's interpretation of Mary Magdalene are among the products now available on cafepress.com/judithlaura7m and zazzle.com/judithlaura The upper half of the full-length figure is shown above.
Other of Judith Laura's designs are as prints and posters, as well as on t-shirts, mugs, journals, and many other products are available on the cafepress.com/judith_laura and sister sites linked below, as well as zazzle.com/judithlaura. For a preview of some of the Zazzle items, see the bottom of this page's left-hand column.
depiction of Mary Magdalene is based on four different contemporary
interpretations: (1) The historical theory that she was a disciple/apostle,
had great intellectual and spiritual understanding and that her relationship
with Jesus was the closest of all the disciples but wasn't sexual. (2) The
historical theory that she was married to Jesus, that they had at least one
child, and Mary and the child(ren) eventually went to France. (3) The
mythological theory that she and Jesus were involved in a hieros gamos,
or sacred marriage. (4) The metaphysical belief of some current gnostic
groups who worship Mary Magdalene as the female counterpart of Jesus.
The symbolism in this work includes: a cup/grail inscribed with Magdalene's
name in the language she spoke, Aramaic; a downward pointing
triangle, a female symbol; a crown/halo above her head, embedded with 13
(the number of lunar months) egg-shaped rubies. (The egg is long associated
with Magdalene as a symbol of life and/or resurrection.) The entire figure
is composed of many oval and triangular shapes.
prints and cards portraying the Goddess called Asherah in Hebrew and
Athirat in Ugaritic. She stands in a shrine, between two deep
blue pillar- or scroll-like objects emblazoned with gold and silver symbols.
On the lower part of the shrine Ugaritic cuneiform spells out the Goddess’s
full title, “Rabat Athirat Yam." Because “athirat” is the feminine form of
the Ugaritic verb “to tread,” the English translation often given for this
phrase is “Great Lady Who Treads on Water.” You can see the artwork on
Judith Laura's Studio at
zazzle.com, Judith's other portrayals of Asherah can also be found at