On my first trip to Europe, after spotting the Beaune Madonna, we went to my mother-in-law’s family’s hometown of Einsiedeln, Switzerland.
You can see that she is BLACK! Dark skinned! She is not white and smoke colored. So it became a strange challenge to me, WHO IS SHE? I had had many magical spiritual moments in prayer, moments that felt cosmic, but I’d never ever felt the presence of the sacred feminine until I saw these black mothers.