The Way of the Mysterial Woman
By Suzanne Anderson, MA and Susan Cannon, PhD
Reviewed by Angie Mangino
Rating: 4 stars
In this book, the authors take women through steps
to upgrade how they live, love, and lead.
“Women have enjoyed decades of liberation and
empowerment that were unimaginable just half a century ago. … Clearly, the
playing field has become, while not level, a whole lot closer to level. … Yet
something else has been stirring under the surface of our apparent
In order to move forward, women needed to aspire to
their masculine side, the old model for achievement. In the process, however, women
have downplayed, or completely buried the strength of their feminine side.
What if there is a better way? What if women can evolve
to a higher order, striking a balance utilizing all that they are?
“We, the co-authors … did not set out to invent a
new source code for the way women live, love, and lead. The source code found
us, in the mysterious way these things happen when history and higher purpose
This book is not a quick read, with many levels for
exploration and understanding, but it is a purposeful read for women to look
into themselves in a different manner, and potentially find sources of strength
and understanding unknown to them before.
Readers will explore layering parts of themselves:
the mother, the hero, the father, the maiden, and the crone. Through in-depth
personal discovery, they work to find the Yin-Yang essence that leads to an
Divided into three parts, the book starts with “The
Call of the Mysterial Woman,” continues to “Preparation for The Mysterial
Journey,” and concludes with “The Mysterial Future.”
Readers will find this a thought-provoking book to