Mother Clare Watts

Mother Clare Watts is the founder and director of the Order of Christ Sophia, which operates seven Centers of Light in the United States and one in Canada.

Mother Clare - No ClericsMother Clare has quite an interesting history. Raised in Switzerland by Baptist missionaries, she initially rebelled against Christianity and tried her hand at many different spiritual paths. She lived in a yoga ashram and trained with the Sufis for a number of years before finding the Christian mystical path. In addition, she was a professional certified midwife for 18 years, and practiced psychotherapy in Boston, Massachusetts after obtaining a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology and post-graduate training in Jungian Analysis. Mother Clare is known for her laser-sharp clarity and deep compassion. She is the author of Giving Birth to God: A Woman’s Path to Enlightenment and Mystical Roses of Peace. She now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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