A fresh and contemporary translation of one of the best loved and influential mystical texts of all time, The Showings of Julian of Norwich brings the message and spirituality of this th century mystic to st century readersJulian of Norwich, a contemporary of Geoffrey Chaucer, was an English anchoress in East Anglia At the age of , suffering from a severe illness and believing she was on her deathbed, Julian had a series of intense visions of Jesus, which she recorded and then expanded on later in her lifeHer message for today s readers is simply this She reveals the feminine face of the Divine and reminds us to seeGod thereAll our failings are an opportunity to learn and grow that they should be honored, but not dwelled uponGod s love has nothing to do with love and retribution and everything to do with love and compassionIn spite of all appearances, all is well


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