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What people say about the book

   "Wow, Brenda!! I read it all. I was inspired both by your remarkable photographs (incredible) and by your stories, choice of words, phrases, poems, inferences and thoughts. Its incredibly moving and inspiring and beautiful and if ever there was a word that could as strongly as possible enmesh these descriptors ... even that would be an understatement! You made my day! Congratulations. You are very talented. The book is brilliant!" 

                                                                                                                                                            - James J.McKenna, Ph.D.

Edmund P.Joyce C.S.C.Chaired Professor of Anthropology

Director, Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Department of Anthropology

University of Notre Dame


   "The experience of parenting is one that seems to be beyond any words. When you’re a mother, you know it because you feel it. Yet somehow, Brenda Hunter has managed to convey the deep, profound, beautiful insights and emotions that define this experience in her book “Sacred Mothering.” All children are our children, and this book, with its symbolic and captivating imagery, is for all of us."

                                                                                                                                                             - Lissa Coffey

bestselling author and founder of

  "Thought provoking words and photographs adorn the pages of Sacred Mothering. In this collection of her life’s lessons, Brenda takes us on her very intimate loving journey of mothering and mentoring, to lead us through the sometimes-shadowy places, spreading joy and insights of a deeper human connection." 

                                                                                                                                                             - Jennifer Davidson, RN, IBCLC
                                                                                                                                                     Producer "The Milky Way Movie" & "Witness the Nature of Nurture"

Co-Founder of The Milky Way Foundation



  "As I read through this amazing piece of writing I felt the connection of not just motherhood but the love between all life, Mother Earth working and spinning for each of us in such a unique and profound way. Brenda has been able to put into words and photographs the true essence of life unfolding before our eyes.  This is a beautiful message to everyone and warms my heart to read over and over again. Thank you Brenda."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  - L.E. Ferrell

Mother of 2 and owner of VCM Photography



  "The highs and lows of being a mother are brought to life in Sacred Mothering. The book is compassionate, accessible, and very moving, with stories of heartache and frustration but also of joy and the innocence of childhood. Sacred Mothering reminds us on every page that mother is the first and most important person in our lives. An exceptional and enjoyable book for mothers in all stages of motherhood." 

                                                                                                                                                          - Kate Peterson, editor

   "I just read this book. What a joy! At times it made my heart ache and in another moment my heart softened as I felt the love pouring out of me. Sitting down with this book is a gift to myself and I thank you for it."

                                                                                                                                                          - Katlen Ebert, C-IAYT,

                                                                                                                            Certified Yoga Therapist/Licensed Physical Therapist




  "I love this book.  I love the stories, the pictures, and the purpose……just awesome!"

                                                                                                                                                           - Jackie S.



  "The book is beautifully written."

                                                                                                                                                           -  Jan M.



   "I just finished your book and I loved it! Such love, insight, and reflection went into it. Great writing and the photos are amazing."

                                                                                                                                                            - Leslie S.

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