Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor is a very interesting book. I envy the relationship that Sue and Ann shares as a mother and a daughter. It is so interesting to see that Sue and Ann discover and then build a faith in a Divine Mother. I love the first sentence of the opening prayer of Ann’s wedding ceremony, "Eternal Spirit, Mother, and Father who art in earth and heaven".
This book has inspired me to visit Greece and France. I can’t wait to see the idols of Black Mary and Athena. Also, after having read this book, I want to read "The Secret Life of Bees" again because now I understand the importance of Black Madonna in that story. The most fascinating part for me is that I watch Sue and Ann discover the knowledge that Shri Mataji has told us so many times that there has to be a Mother along with the Father. Also, I love the Rumi’s quote: "We are pain / and what cures pain, both. We are / the sweet, cold water and the jar that pours."