With Author & Co-Founder of The Way of the Rose,
a Non-Denominational International Fellowship
Perdita Finn

New 7-Week Live Video Course Starts
Tuesday, July 30, 2024

Develop an enduring connection with all of your ancestral mothers to heal and empower you, gathering nurturing support and timeless wisdom for a more fulfilled, enriched, and spiritually connected existence.

Love isn’t about moving on; it’s about returning to each other throughout lifetimes, again and again. 
Perdita Finn

Imagine a world where every entity from the trees and rivers to the stars in the sky to the random person you pass on the street was once your mother, and you were once theirs. 

This inherent connectivity was understood and celebrated by our ancient ancestors, yet this knowledge was obscured by the rise of monotheistic religions, severing our ties to our maternal ancestors and the natural world.

Perdita Finn, an author, spiritual teacher, and co-founder of The Way of the Rose, reveals that the constructs of civilization have left many of us feeling deprived of the mothering we truly need. Yet, she assures us that we  can now receive the nurturing support we crave, thanks to a team of ancestral mothers who are always ready to guide and support us. 

Perdita has honed her skills through extensive studies with Zen masters, priests, spirit workers, and healers, and by apprenticing with psychic Susan Saxman, with whom she co-authored The Reluctant Psychic

Today, she also leads highly sought-after workshops such as Getting to Know the Dead, empowering people to harness the miracles in their lives through ancestral support and reclaiming their intuitive gifts

With heartfelt guidance, Perdita teaches how to access the eternal love and support of your ancestral connections, paving the way for everyday miracles and profound healing.

Join Perdita for her brand-new 7-week course, where she’ll give you new skills to help you connect to ancient pathways of motherly connection, helping you embrace the dark as well as the light… see the sacred in the mundane… and deeply experience the power of your ancestral maternal bonds.

She’ll reveal how the Earth itself and the legacies of your ancestral mothers can provide deep healing and a sense of profound connection

By reclaiming your ancient maternal connections, you’ll be able to bridge the gap between the living and the ancestral realm, helping you learn to see death not as an end, but as a part of a continuous cycle of rebirth and renewal a sacred dance of life that spans generations.

Rediscovering this connection is transformative, infusing your life with deep love, newfound courage, intuitive wisdom, boundless joy, and the creative energy needed to manifest your desires… and even influence the world around you.

In this context, miracles arise not from the supernatural, but from the natural, everyday magic of feeling deeply interconnected with all of life, embraced by a lineage of mothers whose power transcends time and space.

During the course, Perdita will provide a variety of healing ancestral wisdom, tools, skills, rituals, talismans, and practices you can employ right now to help you release the patriarchal notions of linearity, progress, and human supremacy…

… embracing instead the generative cycles of what she terms the matri-sphere, a play on the word “mattress,” meaning a soft place to land that renews us with both love and dreams, and holds us in a place of safety where we are loved and known and belong.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to transmute feelings of loss and disconnection into an understanding and celebration of life. You’ll establish rituals to honor your ancestral mothers… create sacred spaces for them in your daily life… and learn practices for healing and empowering you, the generations that came before you, and the generations that will come after you.

You’ll also create your own oracle deck featuring ancestral grandmothers to receive guidance whenever you need it and discover how to shift patterns that have kept you stuck. This can free you from cycles that no longer serve you, transform and deepen your relationship with your own mother, and foster healing and understanding.

Ultimately, embracing your ancestral maternal heritage can alchemize feelings of isolation into a profound sense of kinship, turning fear into unwavering empowerment and replacing disconnection with enduring bonds that can enrich every aspect of your life.


During this soul-nourishing course, you’ll:

  • Uncover the lost stories of your ancestral mothers to reconnect with powerful matriarchal wisdom
  • Redefine motherhood beyond traditional gender roles and biological boundaries, expanding your understanding of familial relationships
  • Begin transforming your relationship with your own mother (no matter your age or life stage), fostering healing and understanding and deepening the nurturing aspects of your relationship
  • Learn to craft personal talismans and oracle decks that channel the guidance and strength of your ancestral mothers
  • Embrace the darkness and mystery in life as sources of creativity and transformation, enhancing your ability to manifest personal miracles
  • Discover tools to challenge and transform the everyday demonization of mother figures in society
  • Learn practical methods for feeling the daily presence of your ancestral mothers to integrate their wisdom into your everyday life
  • Develop a profound connection with the Black Madonna and other maternal archetypes to deepen your spiritual practice
  • Prepare for personal rebirth by envisioning and contributing to a world that recognizes and honors your true self and history
  • And much more...

With Perdita’s guidance, you’ll create your own personal pantheon of animate mothers, enriching your spiritual network to summon and reclaim the magic that is your birthright from the Other Side. You’ll even discover how to manifest the specific miracle you need.

You’ll also discover that you’re never alone, and that you’re part of an eternal cycle of nurturing and care in a cosmos teeming with maternal spirits who have been, are, and will always be part of your journey, waiting and ready to support and inspire you…

… helping you tap into a love that transcends time and space and making magic and miracles a part of your everyday experience.

What You’ll Discover in These 7 Weeks

In this 7-week course, Perdita will guide you to connect deeply with ancestral maternal wisdom to redefine motherhood and reshape your personal and cultural narratives for profound life changes.

Join the Livestream or Stream Later to Watch at Your Convenience


You’ll connect with Perdita and experience her teachings through livestreaming video via any connected device. This connection is easy to use and will enhance the impact of Perdita’s transmissions. Can’t make it live? After each class, you can stream the video and audio recordings to enjoy anytime and anywhere at your convenience.

Weekly Sessions Tuesdays at 9:00am Pacific

This course will feature LIVE teachings, interactive sessions, experiential practices, and Q&A with Perdita. Each session will build harmoniously upon the previous ones, so you’ll develop a complete holistic understanding of the practices, tools, and principles you’ll need to heal generational traumas, redefine personal and cultural narratives, and deeply connect with ancestral maternal wisdom, transforming your understanding and experience of motherhood across all aspects of life.

Module 1: Reshape Your Connection With Yourself & the Earth Through the Body of the Mother (July 30)


You’ll travel into deep time, uncovering the roots of ecological feminism to reshape your connection with your body and the Earth. You’ll learn to release the patriarchal notions of linearity, progress, and human supremacy, embracing instead the generative cycles of the matri-sphere.

You’ll discover that divinity is found not in a singular entity, but in everything around us. Together, we’ll explore how to collaborate with the unseen world, fostering a profound bond with the many mothers of our past and present.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Discover the rich histories of your ancestors before the constraints of empire shaped their identities
  • Experience the power of embodied animism and reconnect with the maternal spirits of your past lives
  • Create your own personal pantheon of animate mothers, enriching your spiritual network
  • Start collaborating with the unseen world, tapping into the collective memory where every soul knows motherhood

Module 2: Unleash Our Lady of the Beasts to Reclaim Joy & Pleasure (August 6)


Animals know that their desires lead them to where they belong... the foods they need to eat, the beloveds who long for them, the lands that hold their joys.

You’ll explore why the desires of our mothers were made dirty and shameful, and how we can recover their power and their magic with the help of our ancestors. By engaging with ancestral knowledge and natural talismans, you’ll learn to harness your innate creativity and reclaim the joys and pleasures that are your birthright.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Reclaim the deepest desires of your heart, recognizing them as pathways to your truest self
  • Craft a talismanic “mother” from the natural world, harnessing guidance and empowerment from Earth’s gifts
  • Dive into the origins of human creativity to enhance your own expressive and imaginative powers
  • Restore to our mothers their rightful freedom to experience desire and pleasure, liberating generational joy

Module 3: Empower Your Spiritual Practice With Our Lady of Sorrows (August 13)


Journey through the suppressed chapters of human history, exploring the impact of civilization on the natural world and its divine feminine roots. You’ll uncover why ancient grandmother goddesses were marginalized and demonized, and how reintroducing these powerful figures into our lives can heal and empower us.

By creating personal connections to these ancestral spirits, you’ll learn to incorporate their strength and wisdom into your everyday existence.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Gain an overview of 10,000 years of human history through the eyes of our grandmothers, uncovering lost narratives
  • Learn how to restore the stories and power of our grandmothers, honoring their legacies
  • Create your own oracle deck featuring ancestral grandmothers, and connect with their wisdom and guidance
  • Discover methods to feel the daily presence of these grandmothers, enriching your spiritual practice

Module 4: Use the Ancient Maternal Wisdom of the Season of the Witch to Transform Trauma Into Healing (August 20)


Confront the harsh realities of violence against women as a foundational element of civilization, linking it directly to the witch-craze, colonization, and slavery. Surrounded by the supportive presences of our animal mothers and ancient grandmothers, we’ll explore the impact of patriarchal oppression on our foremothers.

You’ll gain insights and tools to begin healing the wounds of the past, transforming your personal relationships and reclaiming the dignity and power of the maternal archetype.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Demythologize the historical narrative of European gender-based violence, understanding its deep roots in civilization
  • Alchemize the traumas of violence using the healing wisdom accumulated over millennia
  • Acquire tools to recognize and challenge the everyday demonization of the mother figure in our society
  • Start transforming your relationship with your own mother, fostering healing and understanding

Module 5: Embrace the Black Madonna for Creative Miracles (August 27)


Challenge the modern world’s preference for enlightenment over darkness, and gain an understanding of the essential role of shadowed realms in creation and transformation. You’ll learn to appreciate the generative magic found in the dark, the dirt, and the deceased spaces where life often begins and wisdom resides.

Through developing a relationship with the Black Madonna and confronting the mysteries of darkness, you’ll be empowered to assemble and manifest the miracles you seek, reclaiming the potent magic of our foremothers.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Develop a personal relationship with a particular Black Madonna, connecting with her enduring strength and mystery
  • Shed your fear of the dark and step confidently into the unknown
  • Gather the essential elements needed to craft your own miracles, harnessing your innate power
  • Manifest the specific miracle you need, bringing profound change into your life

Module 6: Transform Your Relationships & Support Your Personal Growth With the Mothers of the World (September 3)


Envision a world where the role of mother is not confined by gender or biology, but is a universal aspiration and memory shared by all. Through exploring embodied animism, you’ll redefine what it means to be a mother, expanding the concept beyond conventional limits.

By addressing personal relationships with our own mothers and discovering the communal power of a mothering circle, we’ll gain insights that can enhance and expand our personal growth and interpersonal relationships.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Explore a new definition of motherhood that transcends traditional gender roles and biological boundaries
  • Discover how feeling mothered opens the door to embracing mothering others, regardless of your gender or familial ties
  • Work through personal frustrations and disappointments with your own mother for healing and understanding
  • Learn how the circle of mothers can profoundly transform your experiences in therapy, friendship, and family dynamics

Module 7: Craft Your Legacy With the Magic of the Long Story (September 10)


Explore the concept of rebirth, not just in a metaphysical sense but as a tangible act of preparation for future generations. We’ll contemplate what it means to be reborn to mothers who fully understand our past struggles and desires.

By preparing ourselves and our potential future mothers with clear communication of our true selves, we can foster a cycle of recognition and acceptance that transcends time and generations.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Identify the story you want to leave behind about who you are
  • Craft a heartfelt letter to the mother of your next incarnation
  • Access resources to envision and contribute to a world renewed, imagining a future shaped by understanding and compassion


The Magic of Your Ancestral Mothers Bonus Offering

In addition to Perdita’s transformative 7-week online course, you’ll receive this special bonus offering to complement the course and take your understanding and practice to an even deeper level.

When you register by Midnight Pacific on Thursday, July 25, you’ll receive the bonuses below as an extra gift:

Mothers of Desire
Video Dialogue With Perdita Finn and Kimberly Ann Johnson

In this engaging 29-minute video, renowned somatic healer and author Kimberly Ann Johnson explores what it means to reclaim our embodiment and reconnect with our animal bodies. Join Kimberly and Perdita as they discuss the significance of this recovery for our intuition, rage, passion, sexuality, and desire. Kimberly shares her wisdom on what it means to reclaim the bodies of our mothers and embrace our innate power. This conversation offers a deep dive into the intersections of somatic healing, personal empowerment, and feminine embodiment.

Register by July 25 to claim this bonus before it expires.


Sophie Strand and the Animate Everything
Video Dialogue With Perdita Finn and Sophie Strand

In this heartfelt 16-minute video, Perdita Finn and her daughter, author Sophie Strand, engage in a powerful conversation about the healing potential of the animate world in mending the often estranged relationship between mothers and daughters. Drawing from their own experiences, they discuss the radical intimacy and essential connection that can transform and enrich these bonds. Sophie, known for her works The Madonna Secret and The Flowering Wand, shares her insights alongside Perdita, offering a unique perspective on the necessity of nurturing these vital relationships in a culture that often undervalues them.


Mothers of Magic
PDF Excerpt From Perdita Finn’s Upcoming Book

Get an exclusive sneak peek into Perdita Finn’s upcoming book, Mothers of Magic: Recovering the Love at the Heart of the World, set to be published in 2026. This PDF excerpt, available only to workshop participants, offers a glimpse into the transformative ideas and powerful stories that make this manuscript revolutionary. Engage with Perdita’s visionary work and be invited to contribute to the creation of this groundbreaking book, exploring the profound love that lies at the heart of our world.


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What Graduates of Perdita’s Courses Are Saying...

“[Perdita’s] treasure trove of experience, her versatility, humor, and wisdom are a blessing and a delight...”

This course is inspiring, encouraging, revealing — and both exciting and calming as well. Perdita’s unique approach to the topic, her treasure trove of experience, her versatility, humor, and wisdom are a blessing and a delight — they have helped me tremendously and right away! My view of the world has changed in many ways, and I can trust. I can relax and enjoy now where I was doubtful and irritated before.

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“This course gave voice to many subtle, unspoken feelings I’ve had about working with my ancestors.”

This course gave voice to many subtle, unspoken feelings I’ve had about working with my ancestors. Years ago I had begun collecting names of family and friends that had died and prayed to them for their help, which they did in so many ways. Perdita’s teaching helped to confirm what I’d been doing and broaden this work to include prayers, altar constructions, and opening my heart to believe in myself and my relationship with my ancestors.

Rosa M.

Yellow Springs, Ohio

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“I deeply loved this class.”

Perdita Finn opened a new doorway of connecting with the dead and expanded my awareness of what an ancestor really is. Her open heart, enthusiasm, humility, practicality, beautiful storytelling, and deepening practices were much appreciated gifts along my spiritual path. I deeply loved this class.


Dallas, Texas

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“Perdita literally jumps through the screen with her sincere love for her students.”

This incredible class on “the dead” reaffirmed my faith in life and instilled a newfound belief in my own multi-lifetime, long story. Perdita literally jumps through the screen with her sincere love for her students. She is brilliant.


Portland, Oregon

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“Perdita’s ebullient spirit and experience with the subject of working with the dead was brilliant!”

Where to begin? Perdita’s ebullient spirit and experience with the subject of working with the dead was brilliant! I have much anticipation that I can move forward with my own work with the ancestors and spirits more readily with the new information that I’ve learned from her course. I’m excited to go back and relisten to each one of the modules. I have no doubt that I will continue to take courses from Perdita. She is a most enthusiastic and encouraging teacher, very generous with her time and knowledge.


Santa Barbara, California

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Join the Global Community


The Magic of Your Ancestral Mothers offers some of the most transformational online teachings available, within a thriving global community of learning and practice.

Join fellow students and practitioners to support and inspire each other as you integrate the teachings and practices Perdita Finn will share in this powerful program.

You’ll join an international community on the leading edge of manifesting a world grounded in the principles of cooperation, harmony, and reverence for all of life.


Here’s What You’ll Receive

Seven 90-Minute Class Sessions With Perdita Finn

Experience a unique opportunity to be mentored by and learn from Perdita Finn, author and co-founder of The Way of the Rose, a non-denominational international fellowship from the comfort of your own home. Each class session includes a livestreaming video option and will guide you to tap into the wisdom of your ancestral mothers to heal generational traumas and redefine motherhood, enhancing your life with deeper connections and a renewed perspective. Course sessions are on Tuesdays at 9:00am Pacific.

Seven Video Recordings of Class Sessions

After each class, the video will be available for you to stream in a high-quality format. You’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can watch anytime and anywhere at your convenience.

Seven Audio Recordings of Class Sessions

After each class, the audio will be available for you to stream. You’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can listen anytime and anywhere at your convenience.

Seven Transcripts of Class Sessions

You’ll also receive the entire class transcription after each session is completed. You can then review, print, and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.

Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

Between class sessions, you’ll have the option of completing related exercises, practicing new tools, and answering questions to accelerate your learning and integrate each week’s lesson.

Online Community

Our exclusive Facebook online community is the perfect place to continue your discovery process after each class. Here, you can continue the discussion about your course materials and interact with your fellow students to take your exploration to an even deeper level.

The Magic of Your Ancestral Mothers Bonus Offering

When you register by Midnight Pacific on Thursday, July 25, you’ll receive the bonuses below as an extra gift:

  • Mothers of Desire
    Video Dialogue With Perdita Finn and Kimberly Ann Johnson
  • Sophie Strand and the Animate Everything
    Video Dialogue With Perdita Finn and Sophie Strand
  • Mothers of Magic
    PDF Excerpt From Perdita Finn’s Upcoming Book

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Join the Online Course, The Magic of Your Ancestral Mothers


We feel honored that Perdita Finn has chosen to partner with The Shift Network to offer this exclusive LIVE online course. This is a unique opportunity to interact directly with an author and co-founder of The Way of the Rose, whose powerful insights and pioneering work are helping us heal and awaken ourselves and our world.

If you’re serious about exploring and reclaiming the power of ancestral maternal wisdom to heal generational traumas, redefine motherhood, and enrich your personal growth, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones, and our world to take this one-of-a-kind program.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your own evolution, click the register button below to reserve your space now.


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Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed! If you don’t absolutely LOVE The Magic of Your Ancestral Mothers or don’t feel that it meets your needs please submit your refund request form on or before August 13, 2024 and we’ll happily issue qualifying customers a refund.


More Praise for Perdita Finn...

“Perdita's course has been a total shift-gift in my life.”

Perdita's course has been a total shift-gift in my life. It has impacted my relationship to everything — the dead, of course, but also my art practice, my relationships, and the way I see and approach my work. It provided a medicinal reframe of my family-of-origin story about why I am the way I am. I feel so softened and expanded by Perdita’s work.

Shea Settini

Author of The Tarot as Questions

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“[Perdita] has found a way to reside comfortably in the world of the living and the dead”

I have never read a book that creates a rapport with the dead with such skill and ease. What becomes clear early on in this wonderful book is that Perdita is a rare woman who has found a way to reside comfortably in the world of the living and the dead. This truly is a must-read book.

Caroline Myss

Author of Anatomy of the Spirit and Intimate Conversations with the Divine

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“... our best hope for thriving amid the turmoil of the current age.”

What I love about this book is the warm, practical, spirited way Perdita explores the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. Hers is a wisdom devoid of preachiness, quickened by curiosity, overflowing with love. Beautifully written, luminous, and earthy. Take Back the Magic makes conversations with the unseen world feel obvious, accessible, and our best hope for thriving amid the turmoil of the current age.

Mirabai Starr

Author of Caravan of No Despair and Wild Mercy

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“Perdita shows us how extraordinary all our lives truly are...”

In Take Back the Magic, Perdita creates a portable threshold through which you can access the Otherworld and the long history of your soul. Part memoir, part field guide to the other side, this page-turning book will dilate your awareness of the unseen world and help you recognize the helpful presence of your ancestors in your life. Through her own life stories of astonishing synchronicities, karmic connections, and communication with the dead, Perdita shows us how extraordinary all our lives truly are and how healing is at the root of deep time.

Asia Suler

Author of Mirrors in the Earth Reflections on SelfHealing From the Living World

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“Perdita Finn masterfully weaves a soulful tapestry of stories and reflections...”

Perdita Finn masterfully weaves a soulful tapestry of stories and reflections that help the reader viscerally appreciate the grand love story we eternally participate in through many different lives, roles, and forms. Perdita holds up a timely and potent soul-mirror to remind us that the magic and mystery of Being is always accessible and available to us in every moment. This is a book I will cherish and read again and again.

Bethany Webster

Author of Discovering the Inner Mother and Claiming Your Personal Power

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About Perdita Finn

Perdita Finn is the co-founder, with her husband Clark Strand, of the feral fellowship The Way of the Rose, which inspired their book The Way of the Rose: The Radical Path of the Divine Feminine Hidden in the Rosary. In addition to extensive study with Zen masters, priests, spirit workers, and healers, she apprenticed with the psychic Susan Saxman, with whom she wrote The Reluctant Psychic.

In her popular workshops on getting to know the dead, participants are empowered to activate the miracles in their own lives with the help of their ancestors and recover their own intuitive magic. Her book Take Back the Magic: Conversations with the Unseen World is an intimate journey through her recovery of these lost ways.

Perdita speaks widely on how to collaborate with those on the other side, on the urgent necessity of a new romantic animism, and on the sobriety that emerges when we claim the long story of our souls.


Frequently Asked Questions


What’s a virtual course?

It’s a great way to engage with live and pre-recorded teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is any connected device. We use Zoom video conferencing to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions and deepen your exploration of the course themes.

Can I still benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?

Absolutely! You can stream the recordings and download the transcripts of all course sessions, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage with the full community and leaders in our private online community group.

Can you tell me about the private online community group?

We’ll have a private online community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, and completing homework assignments that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects, and growth throughout the course.

Are there scholarships available for this training?

Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, for those who otherwise would not be able to enroll at the regular rate. If you’d like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form.

What’s your refund policy?

Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! We offer a satisfaction guarantee so that you can sample the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is August 13, 2024. To request a refund, please click on this refund request form and submit your request. Qualifying refunds will be processed within five business days and an email confirming the refund will be sent. However, we’d love to have a chance to address and resolve your concerns first. If there’s something we can assist you with, please email us at support@theshiftnetwork.com and we’ll be happy to help! (No refund requests accepted after the above date or with scholarship awards.)

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