God is our Father and our Mother; the glorious creative, mysterious Force, and the glorious fashioning, inherent, perfecting Force.
We are actually the expositions of the Eternal Mystery Whom we name God, the Eternal Good, our Father-Mother; the Centrifugal Force of all Being, and the great sustaining, nourishing, enriching, Centripetal Force, for in such wise is God our Father Creator and our Mother Sustainer.
In the old story as it was presented in the Book of Genesis, Eve was designated the Mother of all Living. For Eve is the Divine Feminine in the Eternal World. She represents the Motherhood of God in every Celestial embodiment. This is also true in Planetary evolution; in the fashioning, growth and enrichment, in the enhancement and elevation, and in the evolving processes of Human Souls - Eve is the Divine Mother.
The Father is the Eternal Creator; but He reveals the action of His creative Mystery through the Divine Substance, the Eternal Mother. Thus we have the active Spirit and the Substance, the active agent and the vehicle of the activity into manifestation, God as Eternal Duad, the Father-Mother.
The Divine Motherhood is centripetal in its motion; It gathers up Souls into the bosom of its tenderness for the outpouring of blessing upon them. It bears within its bosom of Love and gentleness and compassion, pity for the needy, for the afflicted who seek unto that most sacred Altar.
The Soul is a vehicle for the Motherhood of God. It is through the Motherhood of God in you that you take another to your bosom of Love.
Even as in earthly motherhood the mother loves the one, the two and the three, so is the way of the Soul. The mother should love all her children. She would fail in her motherhood if she did not. Through her love in personal devotion, she acquires power of motherhood. Her love and ministries express the letting down on to these planes of the great Principle of Divine Motherhood. As the Soul learns, it loves, not only the few but the many, like the earthly mother. And it learns to love still many more, until it comes to love all Souls; till its love can encompass all; till the motion of its spirit is the Divine Motion; the expression of its Love, the interpretation of the Divine Purpose in Its Love.
Excerpts from the writings of John Todd Ferrier